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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.

Opportunities to serve on several Planning & Sustainability advisory boards. Further details HERE.

The Health Department is providing flu vaccinations for adults at its building, 55 Brown Road, across from the Airport.  Call 274-6616 to schedule your appointment.  More information

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The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin today released county health rankings for most counties in the United States. Tompkins County ranked fourth in the ten healthiest counties in New York State. The rankings use a standard way to measure how...

At a fact-finding session tonight, the County sought further suggestions from those interested in a proposed road preservation law that would amend the County Code to regulate certain heavy commercial or industrial uses of County roads with the potential road damage....

An informal survey conducted in Ithaca earlier this month finds that adults significantly underestimate the extent of tobacco product advertising in stores that sell cigarettes, while recognizing that such advertising does have an influence on children. As part of the...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, approved State legislation pending in the Senate and Assembly that would extend the County's authority to enact an additional one percent sales and use tax for another two years, authority that has existed since December 1992. The...

By unanimous vote, the Legislature accepted a $28,500 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to acquire and refurbish used friction measuring equipment for Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport, such equipment used to determine safe operating conditions for...

The Tompkins County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) today approved bonding support for the Arrowhead Ventures project, a mixed-use development in the Village of Lansing, adjacent to the Shops at Ithaca Mall. Approval came by a vote of 4-2.

The $1.2 million...

The Tompkins County Highway Division will be closing the Lake Road Bridge, between Lake Street and Tannery Circle, in the Village of Dryden, for a bridge deck replacement, beginning at 7:00 a.m., on Tuesday, March 22, 2011, until approximately 3:30 p.m. on Friday, April 22...

Tompkins Workforce New York Career Center wants to better understand why youth and younger adults are living in the Ithaca area, and why they might stay or move away.

The Center has posted a brief, confidential survey on its web site and encourages Tompkins...

More than 100 billion pieces of unsolicited mail are received by Americans each year. To combat unwanted mail, Tompkins County has joined four other communities across the country to debut a waste prevention initiative that will allow consumers to stop unwanted phone books...

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

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