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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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Tompkins County's Department of Emergency Response is sponsoring a National Weather Service SKYWARN Spotter Course. The session will take place on Thursday, April 21, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Department of Emergency Response, 92 Brown Road, Ithaca.

The...

The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) sponsors an annual week-long celebration of National Public Safety Telecommunications Week. This event is celebrated each year during the second full week of April, which this year is April 10-16, 2011....

The Coalition for Safe Medication Disposal reports continued success from its third Safe Medication Disposal Day last Saturday. The collection days provide a simple, safe, and secure way for residents to dispose of unneeded household medications.

"I'm happy to...

Tompkins County, in a unique partnership with EcoVillage at Ithaca's Center for Sustainability Education, has been awarded a $375,450 federal grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to fund innovative on-the-ground approaches to creating dense...

County Administrator Joe Mareane delivered a sobering outlook to the Legislature's budget committee today concerning the County's 2012 budget.

Mareane said projections for the coming budget year show a $5.5 million gap between anticipated expenditures and...

The Tompkins County Legislature is seeking applications from county residents interested in serving on the County's Independent Redistricting Commission. The commission is charged with preparing a reapportionment plan for County legislative districts, based on results from...

On Monday, April 11, the Tompkins County Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, in partnership with the Tompkins County Public Library, holds the first in a five-year series of lectures marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

Held on the eve of the 150th...

Over the next few weeks the County's curbside recycling collector will be distributing "R" decals that help identify your un-marked container for recycling. Please make sure to set out your recyclables in order to receive a decal in your bin.

With the...

The Legislature set the stage for the process of reapportioning the County's legislative districts as a result of the 2010 Census. The Legislature, by a vote of 14-1 (Legislator Carol Chock voted no), approved creation of a nine-member Independent Redistricting Commission...

County Administrator Joe Mareane has appointed Jay Franklin, who has served as Interim Director of Assessment for more than a year, to a permanent appointment as Director of Assessment, an appointment confirmed by the Legislature by unanimous vote.

In offering...

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