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The Department of Recycling & Materials Management and Recycling & Solid Waste Center are closed Monday for Memorial Day. No curbside recycling collection. Collections delayed by one day rest of the week.

Daily closures Fisher Settlement Road to the Tioga County line for several road crossing pipe replacements, Road will be closed to all through traffic.

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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During next week's GrassRoots Festival in Trumansburg, visitors and residents won't be able to escape the message that it's illegal for adults to buy or provide alcohol to anyone under 21.

"Project Sticker Shock," a community-led campaign carried out by the...

The second in a series of town hall meetings on next year's County budget will take place Thursday evening, July 15 at the Ithaca Town Hall.

The meeting, entitled "Tompkins County Budget, 2011: The Process, the Realities, the Constraints," is sponsored by...

The Legislature's Budget and Capital Committee today recommended the award of capital contracts to implement a new integrated public safety voice and data system, the final phase of the County's Public Safety Communications capital project.

The committee, by...

The heat emergency cooling center located at Ithaca's Greater Ithaca Activities Center (GIAC) will close as of 7:00 this evening and will not reopen on Friday. The cooling center is located on the first floor of the GIAC building, at 306 W. Court Street.

The...

Continuing its review of the County's long-term capital needs, the Legislature's special Capital Plan Review Committee took a first step in looking toward the future of the Old County Library and reviewed County Administrator Joe Mareane's recommendations on how the County...

The Tompkins County Chapter of the American Red Cross has advised that only the heat emergency cooling center located at the Greater Ithaca Activities Center (GIAC) is open today.

The cooling center located at Friends Hall on the Cornell University campus will...

The heat emergency cooling center located at Ithaca's Greater Ithaca Activities Center (GIAC) will remain open Thursday, July 8 to assist people in need during the current heat wave.

The cooling center is open until 7:00 p.m. today, and will reopen from 1:00 to 7...

Following a public hearing, the Legislature, by unanimous vote adopted the 2010-2011 operating budget for Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3). The $35.4 million budget holds the sponsoring community contribution from Tompkins and Cortland Counties steady at a little...

County Administrator Joe Mareane once again cautioned the Legislature that prospects appear dim for gaining State approval of the County's request for a quarter-percent increase in the county mortgage tax, which would cost $1 million in projected revenue for the 2011 county...

With temperatures above 90 degrees and high humidity forecast through at least Thursday, local officials are urging residents to take the steps necessary to protect themselves from the danger of heat-related illness during the current heat wave. Tompkins County is currently...

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