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Click HERE for information from the Tompkins County Health Department on tick disease prevention & to watch the NYSDOH video on how to remove a tick.

Injury from falling is a major risk for older adults and people with disabilities.  Click HERE to review information on how to prevent falls from the Office for the Aging.

The Health Department is providing flu vaccinations for adults at its building, 55 Brown Road, across from the Airport.  Call 274-6616 to schedule your appointment.  More information

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2016 News Archives

Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee tonight heard seven more budget presentations in a third night of review of County Administrator Joe Mareane’s recommended 2017 budget.

Presenting tonight were Workforce Development; Tompkins County Area...

Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee tonight heard seven more budget presentations in a second night of review of County Administrator Joe Mareane’s recommended 2017 budget.

The 2017 Recommended Budget supports total expenditures of $173 million and...

At a brief special meeting, the Legislature authorized acceptance of a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Grant to purchase new snow removal equipment for Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport. The vote was unanimous, with Legislator Rich John excused.

The FAA grant...

Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee tonight began review of County Administrator Joe Mareane’s recommended 2017 County Budget, hearing their first five department and agency presentations, and beginning a review process that will run through most of...

Tompkins County Administrator Joe Mareane has delivered to the County Legislature a 2017 Recommended County Budget. The budget proposes modest spending growth of less than one percent, stability in current programs, and the alignment of resources with priorities that...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, requested that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) hold a public hearing in Tompkins County on the proposed expansion of the Dominion Transmission, Inc. New Market Pipeline, which runs through Tompkins...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, authorized the contract with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County (CCE) to provide coordinated reentry services for inmates of the Tompkins County Jail. The action authorizes County Administrator Joe Mareane to execute the...

Both the Tompkins County SOLID WASTE DIVISION OFFICE and the County RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE CENTER will be closed on Monday, September 5th in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

There will be no curbside recycling...

Tompkins Workforce New York and Alternatives Federal Credit Union are teaming up to spotlight local entrepreneurs and the successes, challenges and resources that have led them to realize their dreams.

The “Successful Entrepreneurship” panel discussion will be...

Tompkins County Sheriff Kenneth Lansing has announced that the New York State Commission of Correction today approved a 120-day extension of the 18-bed variance at Tompkins County Jail, through the end of 2016.

The Commission had previously announced its intent as...

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