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Flu illness is now widespread.  Are you vaccinated? Flu vaccine is available at the Health Department by appointment. Call 274-6616.

Click HERE for information from the Tompkins County Health Department on tick disease prevention & to watch the NYSDOH video on how to remove a tick.

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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As a starting point toward preparing a 2011 County budget, the Legislature set a financial goal of achieving a tax levy increase of no more than 5% in 2011. But Legislators stressed that, with little certainty now about what conditions in New York State will be this fall,...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote of those present (Legislator Brian Robison was excused), endorsed a bill introduced by local Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton that would amend state environmental conservation law to clarify the role of municipalities in governing oil, gas,...

Project manager Marguerite Wells provided legislators an overview of Enfield Energy LLC's proposed Black Oak Wind Farm project, which would develop a 50 megawatt wind farm on Black Oak Road in the Town of Enfield, described as the windiest place in the county. Enfield...

Project manager Marguerite Wells provided legislators an overview of Enfield Energy LLC's proposed Black Oak Wind Farm project, which would develop a 50 megawatt wind farm on Black Oak Road in the Town of Enfield, described as the windiest place in the county. Enfield...

The Tompkins County Solid Waste Management Division alers residents that the inbound weigh scales will be serviced on Saturday, May 1 during operating hours.

Please be aware that there will be changes in traffic patterns. This may cause some minor delays.
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Tompkins County Area Development and the Tompkins County Workforce Investment Board today unveiled the 2010 Tompkins County Workforce Strategy, a plan the partners describe as "a road map for local workforce development in these critical times." The Strategy, developed...

Now that the mail-in phase of the 2010 Census has ended, census takers are in the area, visiting homes in person to ensure that everyone in Tompkins County is accurately counted.

Census takers started their work here April 24, visiting addresses in Ithaca's...

The Tompkins County Highway Division reminds residents that Warren Road, between Hillcrest Road and Asbury Road, in the Town of Lansing, is closed for road and bridge work, through Friday, June 25, 2010, at approximately 5:00 p.m. The road is closed to all through traffic...

In an annual report to the County Legislature this week, Public Works Administrator Cheryl Nelson praised the County's Sustainability Team for its many accomplishments during 2009. The employee-based team, authorized by the Legislature three-and-a-half years ago, strives...

The Tompkins County Public Library will host County Historian Carol Kammen for a discussion of her latest book, "Tompkins County, New York, Images of Work and Play," tonight, April 22 from 5:00 to 6:00 PM in the BorgWarner Community Room.

Kammen, a former senior...

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