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Health Department Rabies Clinics this month. Details HERE.

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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By a vote of 13-2, the Legislature urged Cornell University Administrators to engage in an open, inclusive process in implementing plans to restructure the University's Africana Studies and Research Center, as they change it from the cross-disciplinary, intercollegiate unit...

The Legislature, by a vote of 11-4, approved sale of the County's Certified Home Health Agency (CHHA) to the firm HCR, based in Rochester, NY, directing the County to enter into a sales agreement, pending State Health Department approval, for the CHHA's Operating...

Tompkins County Mental Health Commissioner Robert De Luca, who has led the County's Mental Health Department for the past decade, died this weekend, after bravely battled significant health challenges over the past year.

"In spite of failing health, Bob's...

Six weeks after receiving a recommended 2012 County Budget from County Administrator Joe Mareane, Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee began the process of proposing recommended changes to the budget, after hearing presentations from departments and agencies...

Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport will conduct a Federal Aviation Administration required disaster drill Saturday morning, October 15.

Please see the announcement below from David Crawford, Airport Fire Chief:

ATTENTION

On the morning of...

The Legislature's Capital Plan Review Committee on Thursday continued to examine potential Center of Government alternatives, as architects presented elements of their preliminary report regarding whether a business case exists for replacing or reconfiguring buildings in...

The Cayuga Inlet will be partially re-opened to normal activities this afternoon upon the successful application of the Herbicide Aquathol K (active ingredient Endothall) in the Cayuga Inlet on October 11 and 12, 2011. The application of this herbicide was part of a rapid...

In the latest step of a process that has taken more than a year, the Legislature's Health and Services Committee today recommended the firm HCR, based in Rochester, NY, to purchase the operating certificate of the County's Certified Home Health Agency (CHHA). The...

Sample Ballots for the November 8 General Election can be viewed at www.votetompkins.com. Absentee ballots are also now available. The absentee application can be printed off the web site, or you can stop by the Board of Elections'...

Tompkins County Legislators, acting as an Expanded Budget Committee, wrapped up the presentation phase of their review of the tentative 2012 County, as they heard from four more County departments.

Presenting tonight were the Department of Emergency Response, the...

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