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The Tompkins County Industrial Development Agency (IDA), by a 4-3 vote, today declined to approve a request for bonding support for a mixed-use development project in the Village of Lansing, adjacent to the Shops at Ithaca Mall.

Under the proposal, the IDA...

Airport Manager Robert Nicholas was recently asked to address the "Airports Going Green" Conference that was held November 15 through 17 at the Doubletree Hotel in downtown Chicago's "Miracle Mile."

The conference, hosted by Mayor Richard M. Daley and the...

The Legislature, after two hours of thoughtful discussion, provided the approval needed for the County's Industrial Development Agency (IDA) to proceed further in considering bonding for a mixed use development project in the Village of Lansing, adjacent to the Shops at...

The Legislature urged support of pending federal bills, commonly known as "Rosa's Law," which ask that all references to "mental retardation" be amended to "developmental disabilities." The action, approved without dissent with Legislator Kathy Luz Herrera excused, urges...

By a vote of 13-1 (Legislator Frank Proto voting no and Legislator Kathy Luz Herrera excused), requested State authorization to extend the additional one percent sales tax rate in Tompkins County, which expires at the end of next year, such authorization requested and...

The Legislature's Planning, Development and Environmental Quality Committee, by a 3-2 vote, today failed to recommend Tompkins County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) support for a mixed use development project in the Village of Lansing, adjacent to the Shops at Ithaca...

National Influenza Immunization Week highlights the importance of flu vaccination for the best protection against the flu. And receiving a flu vaccination in December or later will still provide protection this flu season.

Karen Bishop, Supervising Community...

A marriage between new technology and old fashioned customer service will ensure that Tompkins County Public Library patrons have access to their favorite books, music, DVDs, and online resources this holiday season.

Library Director Susan Currie announced Monday...

Moody's Investor Service has announced it is maintaining Tompkins County's high municipal bond rating of "Aa1" and has removed the "negative outlook" qualifier that has been part of the County's rating for the past three years. Moody's has revised the outlook from "...

The Legislature's Capital Plan Review Committee today expressed its support of moving toward further analysis to explore the concept of a Center of Government building, exploring the potential costs and benefits involved if the County were to replace several older,...

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