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2017 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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2017 News Archives

The Legislature, by a vote of 11-2, adopted a resolution declaring the Legislature’s commitment to preserve public safety for all in Tompkins County, following President Trump’s issuance of an the executive order month regarding enforcement of federal immigration law. (...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote ( Legislator Mike Sigler was excused), approved a one-time $100,000 funding increase for the agency Opportunities, Alternatives, and Resources (OAR) to provide start-up funding enabling it to expand its range of services to provide...

Susan Currie, celebrated director of the Tompkins County Public Library, has announced plans to retire effective September 30.

During her eight-year tenure, Currie has helped establish TCPL as an award-winning model for peer libraries. Among her lengthy list of...

 The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Tompkins County Health Department officials are responding to a manure spill that is currently impacting Salmon Creek and Cayuga Lake.

As a result of a structural issue with a satellite...

The Legislature’s Health and Human Services Committee today, by unanimous vote, recommended and sent on to the full Tompkins County Legislature a resolution to “ensure a safe, inclusive government and protection, order, conduct, safety, health, and well-being of all...

The Public Safety Committee of the Tompkins County Legislature has recommended one-time supplemental funding to the agency Opportunities, Alternatives, and Resources (OAR) to expand its range of services and provide transitional reentry housing for those returning to the...

The Legislature’s special Jail Study Committee heard from District Attorney Matt Van Houten and from Angela Sullivan, executive director of the Alcohol and Drug Council of Tompkins County, as it continued its examination of factors contributing to capacity issues at the...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, registered its opposition to repeal of the Affordable Care Act without an acceptable commensurate healthcare alternative. The Legislature calls about its representatives in Washington—Congressman Reed, and Senators Schumer and...

Tompkins County officials today announced that NYSEG has agreed to consider, and has presented to
the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) for review, a potential alternative approach to address area energy and economic development needs as an...

In its effort to invest in community-based tourism, the Tompkins County Tourism Program offers grants to local groups and organizations to help promote events and improve visitor attractions and amenities.  Tourism Program staff will host a workshop for anyone interested...

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