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2017 News Archives

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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.

Opportunities to serve on several Planning & Sustainability advisory boards. Further details HERE.

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 bid a fond farewell to Legislator Peter Stein, who last week announced he will resign from the Legislature effective September 22, since he is moving out of District 11 (Town of Ithaca), which he represents.

Calling it a “bittersweet moment,”...

MWBE Workshop
Tompkins Chamber of Commerce
Thursday, September 28, 9AM-12PM

The Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce and Small Business Development Center (SBDC) are pleased to announce the second in their workshop series being...

In three sessions this week, Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee heard budget presentations from 19 County departments and agencies, its first full week of review of County Administrator Joe Mareane’s 2018 Recommended Budget.

The following...

Beginning this October, United Airlines will serve the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport (ITH) with Embraer 145 jet aircraft (ERJ 145) as part of a service upgrade program. These 50-seat jets will replace the existing 37-seat turboprop planes to accommodate increased...

The Legislature, in special session, authorized acceptance of two grants from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and approved the award of contracts for the projects funded by those grants.  All four resolutions were approved without dissent (Legislators Carol...

Now is the time to get a flu vaccination. There are many opportunities in the community for flu vaccination including health care provider offices, pharmacies, and the Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD). Everyone over the age of six months should be vaccinated...

Tompkins County encourages citizen engagement. One way is to serve in an advisory capacity on a board or committee.  The County is accepting applications for two volunteer citizen boards that advise the County Legislature on decisions made about our...

Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee tonight began review of County Administrator Joe Mareane’s recommended 2018 County Budget, hearing their first five department and agency presentations, and beginning a review process that will run through most of...

At its sixth and final meeting, and after a third required public hearing, Tompkins County’s Shared Services Panel has formally adopted the County’s final Shared Services Plan. 

The final plan, revised only slightly from a draft plan recommended by the panel in...

Tompkins County Administrator Joe Mareane has delivered to the County Legislature a 2018 Recommended County Budget.  The budget supports quality County services; sustained investment in infrastructure; reasonable and reliable employee wages and benefits; and...

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