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2018 News Archives

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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.

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2018 News Archives

County Administrator Jason Molino today presented the Legislature’s Health and Human Services Committee with a plan for reviewing the Office of Human Rights, appointing Reverend Dr. Kenneth Clarke, who has served under contract as Special Advisor to the Office of Human...

Spring is here and so are the ticks! It’s time to get outside and enjoy the season. It’s also time to take steps to prevent tick-borne infection. 

New tick-borne infections have been discovered in recent years and are steadily increasing, Lyme disease being the...

The Water Well Trust, based in North Carolina, is a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring that people have access to safe drinking water. Tompkins County is included in the current project area of the Water Well Trust. Residents in need of a new well or...

At the next meeting of the Tompkins County Legislature’s Health and Human Services Committee, Legislators will hear about local child care needs from Sue Dale-Hall, director of the Child Development Council.

The meeting will be held Monday, May 14, beginning at 4...

 This information, issued by the Governor's Press Office is republished and adapted here.

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The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office has received multiple complaints over the past several months regarding fraudulent phone calls being made to community members on behalf of the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office.

These calls are coming in from local numbers and...

Tompkins County is included in a “red flag area,” reported by the National Weather Service in Binghamton.  Weather conditions, with low humidity and gusty winds, are ripe for rapid fire spread.

The Tompkins County Department of Emergency Response reminds residents...

The Legislature amended the County’s Capital Program to increase the project cost of code and building improvements for the Tompkins Center for History and Culture.  The vote was 12-1, with Legislator Leslyn McBean-Clairborne voting no.  (Legislator Glenn Morey was...

The Legislature approved nearly $485,000 in funding as part of the Spring 2018 round of Tompkins County Tourism Grants, as recommended by the County’s Strategic Tourism Planning Board.  More than 60 separate grants, comprising six distinct grant programs, were awarded to...

The Legislature, with no discussion and without dissent  (Legislator Glenn Morey was excused), went on record  in opposition to any Federal rollback or weakening of the current Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards, as proposed by the Trump Administration. The...

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