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2017 News Archives

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Flu illness is now widespread.  Are you vaccinated? Flu vaccine is available at the Health Department by appointment. Call 274-6616.

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.

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2017 News Archives

Effective at 3:00 PM today, Sheriff Lansing orders roads closed except for essential travel. Travel is restricted to emergency personnel and others performing actions to protect lives, prevent incident or protect property. Roads are limited to travel by citizens that are...

 Given the severity of the snowstorm, Tompkins County has closed its offices as of noon today. County officials will be monitoring the storm overnight and will make a decision about Wednesday operations as of early tomorrow morning.

Due to the severe weather, the Tompkins County Recycling & Solid Waste Center and the Recycling and Materials Management office closed at Noon today (Tuesday, March 14th). Please check on Wednesday...

Today's scheduled meeting of the Tompkins County Legislature's Facilities and Infrastructure Committee has been cancelled due to weather.  The meeting has been rescheduled for March 21st at 4:00 p.m.

The March 15 Coordinated Transportation Plan meeting is cancelled. UPDATE:  Meeting rescheduled for March 23rd, 11:10-12:30 p.m., Borg Warner Room, Tompkins County Public Library.

The Tompkins County Department of Planning and Sustainability is holding a public meeting on Thursday, March 16 from 6:00 – 7:30 PM in the Borg Warner Room of the Tompkins County Public Library. The County is asking participants to identify any concerns they have with...

Tompkins County is recruiting applicants with a background in arts and culture for the Strategic Tourism Planning Board (STPB).
The STPB is a volunteer public board that advises the Tompkins County Legislature on effective use of over $2.5 million in hotel room...

Tompkins Cortland Community College President Dr. Carl Haynes provided a sobering report to the Tompkins County Legislature, as he delivered his final “State of the College” message, the final annual briefing that he will provide the Legislature before his retirement at...

A public input session will be held on Monday, March 20, from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at The Space @GreenStar to gather comments, ideas, and concerns about how local law enforcement services are—and could be--organized and provided in Tompkins County.

Public input is...

The Legislature, without dissent (Legislator Jim Dennis was excused), authorized acceptance of a more than $600,000 shared-services grant awarded to the Tompkins County Clerk’s Office from the New York State Department of State Municipal Restructuring Fund.