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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.

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The Tompkins County Health Department is in the second year of a grant program that reimburses property owners along the shore or near to Cayuga Lake for the replacement of failing or other inadequate sewage systems.   

The Clean Water Infrastructure Act of 2017...

Tompkins County Public Library welcomes the 2019 Tompkins County Poet Laureate, Melissa Tuckey, for a poetry workshop  on Tuesday, June 11, from 6:30 to 8:00 PM, in the Library’s Tompkins Trust Company Study Room.

This Food Justice Poetry Writing...

Tompkins County is excited to host members of the New York Giants football team this afternoon for a tour of the Tompkins County Jail and a discussion about the alternatives to incarceration programs the County is using to reduce its jail population. 

“We...

Representative Tom Reed provided unwavering advocacy for the nearly $10M FAA grant just awarded Ithaca Tompkins Airport for Phase 2 of the Airport's revitatlization project.  Below is Rep. Reed's announcement, issued late yesterday, May 9th, which is republished here...

The Tompkins County Health Department must locate a dog that bit a person in the Fall Creek neighborhood, near the intersection of North Aurora St. and Cascadilla Ave. The bite occurred on the evening of Tuesday, May 7th.

The dog is described as a large, mixed...

 Award of this grant from the Federal Aviation Administration, to provide critical support for Phase 2 of the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport Terminal project was announced today.  Below is text of a news release from Senator Chuck Schumer, republished here....

In two resolutions approved tonight, the Tompkins County Legislature approved a 2020 tax levy goal and spending targets for 2020.  The tax levy resolution directs County Administrator Jason Molino to prepare a recommended operating and capital budget that can be...

The Legislature, without dissent (Legislator Shawna Black was excused), authorized two Supplemental Agreements with C&S Companies, of Syracuse, related to the Airport expansion project , both funded as part of the NYS DOT Upstate Airport Initiative grant:  a total of...

Legislature Chair Martha Robertson announced the appointment of two new Special Committees of the Legislature for 2019.

Legislator Michael Lane will chair the Legislature’s Complete Count Committee for the 2020 Census, which will lead the County’s community-wide...

The Legislature went on record in support of proposed New York State legislation, now before the Senate and Assembly, which would prohibit the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits by retail pet shops, and authorizing space for adoption. The vote was unanimous, with Legislator...

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