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2018 News Archives

The Tompkins County Legislature honored as Tompkins County Distinguished youth the leaders of Ithaca’s “Students United,” who contested practices of the Ithaca City School District’s performing arts program. Recognized as Distinguished Youth were Eamon Nunn-Makepeace,...

In response to “Students United’s” activism, and racially-based threats that student leaders and their families have received, the Legislature, without dissent (Legislator Glenn Morey was excused), approved a resolution, advanced by Legislator Leslyn McBean-Clairborne,...

In two separate resolutions, both approved without dissent (Legislator Glenn Morey was excused), the Legislature asked Charter Communications/Spectrum and the Federal Communications Commission to restore WENY-TV to its basic cable package in Tompkins County, and Charter/...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislator Glenn Morey was excused), passed a resolution opposing the proposed garbage incinerator in the Seneca County Town of Romulus, urging the Town of Romulus to stand in opposition to the proposal advanced by the firm...

The Legislature expressed its opposition to the use of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) or Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in response to the New York State Electric and Gas “non-pipe alternative” Request for Proposals to address natural gas demand in the Lansing area. The vote...

When:                Thursday, March 15, 5:00-7:00pm

Where:              Borg Warner Room, Tompkins County Public Library
                          101 E. Green Street, Ithaca, NY 14850

Join the Environmental...

Tompkins County Sheriff Ken Lansing has issued a Travel Advisory, urging motorists to use caution in driving due to conditions from the current winter storm. He advises motorists to evaluate and limit driving to essential travel. This is not a road...

Heavy snowfall from Winter Storm Riley has forced the suspension of curbside recycling collection in Tompkins County for Friday, March 2nd, 2018.

Routes that were not completed today will attempt to be picked up tomorrow, Saturday, March 3rd.

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The Tompkins County Health Department must locate a dog that bit a person at the Ithaca Dog Park off of Taughannock Boulevard in Ithaca. The bite occurred Sunday, February 25, 2018, between 1:30 p.m and 2:00 p.m.

The biting dog is described as medium-sized black...

The Legislature’s Planning, Development, and Environmental Quality Committee, which back in 2013 considered a proposal from the Environmental Management Council (EMC)for a Local Law banning single-use plastic retail bags, today considered—and recommended to the...

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