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Health Department Rabies Clinics this month. Details HERE.

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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Overview to the 2010 Tompkins County Youth Development Survey

Did you know:
~ 1 in 3 Tompkins County high schoolers are current alcohol users.
~ 1 in 6 are current marijuana users.
~ Tompkins County 10th and 12th graders report more alcohol and...

Reflecting on lessons learned and questions yet to be answered about the hydrofracking and the economy, a Cornell expert today told members of the Tompkins County Council of Governments (TCCOG) that New York State is already being affected by such shale gas drilling, even...

Culminating months of discussion and in-depth review, the Legislature has reached the difficult decision of deciding the future of the Certified Home Health Agency (CHHA), operated by the Health Department. The Legislature, by a vote of 9-6, following nearly two hours of...

Following a public hearing, the Legislature, by unanimous vote, adopted the 2011-2012 operating budget for Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3). The $35.9 million budget holds the sponsoring community contribution from Tompkins and Cortland Counties steady at a little...

The Legislature, by a vote of 13-2, urged Governor Cuomo to rescind the Memorandum of Agreement signed last year with the federal Department of Homeland Security's Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency implementing the Secure Communities program in New York, and to not...

On September 27, the Tompkins County Community Mental Health Services Board will hold a celebration to recognize achievements--'of individuals, families, programs, and organizations--'in the areas of mental health, developmental disabilities and chemical dependency issues...

The Tompkins County Industrial Development Agency today, by a 2-4 vote, declined to provide Arrowhead Ventures a requested sales tax exemption and Mortgage Recording Tax abatement related to construction of its mixed use development adjacent to the Shops at Ithaca Mall in...

When the County Legislature considers the future of the County's Home Health Agency, that discussion will be based on a recommendation from its Health and Human Services Committee to proceed toward divesting of the agency and seeking another qualified provider to purchase...

The County Legislature will be asked to allocate more than $200,000 for preventive programs for children and families, to make up a significant shortfall in State support. The Legislature's budget committee, without dissent, today recommended that nearly $215,000 be...

As of June 7, the Petition process for the fall elections is now underway.

Designating Petitions are passed for candidates seeking the nomination of an officially recognized party. In New York these are the Democratic, Republican, Conservative, Working Families...

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