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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 Legislature, by a vote of 11-3, approved creation of a confidential investigator position in the District Attorney's Office. (Legislators Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Brian Robison, and Mike Lane voted no; Legislator Nathan Shinagawa was excused.) The investigator will...

Starting Monday, March 7th, county residents will be able to mix their paper and containers all in one bin, as Tompkins County begins to accept mixed recyclables at the curbside through single stream collection. Paper, glass, metal, and plastic containers can all be mixed...

The Villages of Cayuga Heights, Dryden, Groton and Trumansburg will hold elections on Tuesday, March 15. Only registered voters living within these village's boundaries are eligible to vote.

Voters in Cayuga Heights should note that their Village election poll...

The Legislature's Public Safety Committee today, by a 5-0 vote, provided an initial recommendation to create a confidential investigator position in the District Attorney's Office. While committee members acknowledged the need, some expressed concern whether funding would...

The Housing Fund - Funding Round 3: Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) is now open for the Community Housing Affordability Program and Community Housing Trust Program.

The Housing Fund - that includes both the Community Housing Affordability Program and...

The Legislature's Government Operations Committee today began to examine a draft proposal for how County the task of County redistricting could be approached, once 2010 Census results are received. It is expected results of last year's once-a-decade Census count will be in...

The Tompkins County Community Coalition for Healthy Youth (CCHY) proudly announces its graduation from the National Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) Coalition Academy. The graduation ceremony was on February 8th during CADCA"s 21st Annual National...

Calling this "a critical time for counties," Legislature Chair Martha Robertson told her colleagues that representatives of the State's 62 counties attending last week's conference of the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC) were united in their concern about the...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote accepted more than $30,000 in federal stimulus funds awarded to the Health Department through the New York State Department of Health. The grant provides supplemental funds to offset local costs of administering the Early Intervention...

The Legislature recognized Marcus Wilkinson, a senior at Ithaca's Lehman Alternative Community School as this month's Tompkins County Distinguished Youth. In a nomination letter from LACS principal Joe Greenberg, Wilkinson was recognized as a "lead by example Distinguished...

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