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2019 News Archives

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2019 News Archives

The Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislator Mike Sigler was excused) passed a resolution urging Governor Cuomo to convene a task force, involving assessors, real property appraisers, and real property tax attorneys, charged with reviewing what changes, if any, should...

The first known case of Powassan virus in 2019, a rare tick-borne infection, was reported in New York State earlier this week. A resident of Ulster County died after contracting this disease. The virus can cause symptoms ranging from mild, flu-like symptoms to life...

From Dr. William Klepack, Medical Director, Tompkins County Health Department

On June 13, 2019 Governor Cuomo signed legislation that removed non-medical exemptions from school vaccination requirements for children. This means parents or...

Through the NYS Department of Health Statewide Health Care Facility Transformation Program, Alcohol & Drug Council of Tompkins County has secured $6,961,000 in funding to add a 40-bed medically supervised withdrawal (detox) and residential services program to their...

Effort to Address Volunteer EMS Shortage

Tompkins Cortland Community College will offer a Certified First Responder course this fall at its campus in Dryden. The course is designed for all emergency response personnel,...

Borg Warner Room, Tompkins County Public Library

Information from Martha Robertson, Chair of the Tompkins County Legislature

Do you have a “NYSEG story”?

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Sergeant Army Sgt. James Johnston Presented Tompkins County Champion Award
Before the Legislature’s Public Safety Committee, the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office honored Army Sergeant James Johnston, of Trumansburg, with presentation of the Tompkins County...

The Legislature’s Downtown Facilities Committee today continued its analysis of Tompkins County’s downtown facilities options, centered around the County’s acquisition of properties in the 400 block of North Tioga Street, the expected site for a new County office...

Our area is expecting high temperatures and high humidity throughout the day today and tomorrow, July 20, with temperatures potentially reaching 100 degrees and a heat index of over 105 degrees. 

We are urging all residents – especially those who are at high risk...

Our area is expecting extreme heat and humidity Friday, July 19 - Saturday, July 20 with temperatures possibly reaching 100 degrees.

BEAT the HEAT. These extreme temperatures can be dangerous to health. Take the following precautions:

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