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2016 News Archives

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TOMPKINS TODAY

Tompkins County seeks applicants for this important Human Resources position. Apply by Dec.15, Details HERE.

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

The Tompkins County Planning Department invites members of the community to a public meeting to learn about the findings from the Tompkins County Housing Needs Assessment.

The meeting will take place Tuesday, September 6, 2016, from 6:30 to 8:00 PM, at the...

Tompkins County Legislature Chair Michael Lane has expressed the County’s shock and disbelief at the fights and stabbings early this morning on the Cornell University campus that left one Ithaca College student dead and another injured. 

Ithaca College sophomore...

The Tompkins County Office for the Aging is once again offering Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a six-week educational program designed to provide the tools needed to balance self-care with caring for a parent, spouse or other loved one with a...

On August 24, 2016, a bat found on the sidewalk in front of 437 North Geneva Street, near the intersection of Cascadilla Street in the City of Ithaca, was determined to be rabid by the New York State Rabies Laboratory.

If you or your pets have had any contact with...

The Legislature’s Public Safety Committee today recommended that Tompkins County contract with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County (CCE) to provide coordinated reentry services for inmates of the Tompkins County Jail. The committee, by a unanimous 5-0 vote,...

In the first three months since the Tompkins County Recycling and Solid Waste Center added a collection station for liquid cooking fats, oils and grease (FOG), nearly 275 gallons of material have been dropped off by residents.

The FOG collection station is part of...

The Legislature authorized and appropriated funding to support study of the inmate population and population trends at the Tompkins County Jail and of potential design options to accommodate the Jail’s population. The action follows notice from the New York State...

The Legislature tabled a proposal to schedule a public hearing to take comment on a proposed Charter change and Local Law that, if approved by the voters, would change the position of Tompkins County Sheriff from an elected to an appointed position. Because of time...

Legislature Chair Lane recognized Tompkins County Social Services Commissioner Patricia Carey, who was awarded The Children and Family Futures 2016 National Collaborative Excellence Award. The award was presented earlier this month at the Child Welfare League of...

The Tompkins County Solid Waste Division announced a three-year food scraps curbside collection pilot will come to end on December 31st.

As of July 1st, the program had reached about 85% of all households in the service area, collecting from...

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