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Due to road construction, the Tompkins County Solid Waste Management Division advises that recycling collection on Ellis Hollow Road will take place between 5 and 6 a.m.. Thursday, August 19.

Residents should place recyclables at the curb Wednesday night for...

The Legislature's budget committee is recommending the County offer a special one-time local retirement incentive to eligible employees, seeking to minimize involuntary reductions in force in 2011. The one-time local incentive, recommended by the County's Departments of...

Tompkins Workforce New York alerts residents to a new state job bank, launched by the New York State Department of Labor, to make job seekers' career search easier and help businesses find qualified candidates.

At the new "Job Central" web site, at...

Legislature Chair Martha Robertson, reporting on discussions to date by a statewide commission on the State takeover of Medicaid, said she and other county representatives on the commission fear that State assumption of Medicaid administration costs, as currently proposed,...

The Legislature appropriated more than $50,000 in contingency funding to cover expenses arising from prosecution of high-profile cases by the District Attorney's Office. The vote was unanimous, with Legislators Brian Robison and Nathan Shinagawa excused.

The...

The Legislature without dissent (Legislator Brian Robison was excused) approved the two County building sites for inclusion in the City of Ithaca Public Art Commission Mural and Street Art Program.

Approved were the curved wall of the Old County Library...

A community meeting to discuss next year's County budget is coming up Thursday evening, August 19. The meeting will be held at the Cooperative Extension Building, Room A, at 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

The third in a series of town hall...

Absentee ballots for the September 14 Primary Election are now available at the Tompkins County Board of Elections.

Applications for absentee ballots may be obtained from the Board office or downloaded from www.votetompkins....

The Tompkins County Highway Division will be closing Searsburg Road, in the Town of Ulysses, for a road crossing pipe replacement, on Wednesday, August 18, 2010, beginning at 6:00 a.m., until approximately 4:30 p.m. The road will be closed to all through traffic.
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Briefing the Legislature's budget committee today, County Administrator Joe Mareane cautioned that the upcoming process of developing the County's 2011 budget will be extremely difficult. Mareane reported departments and agencies have included nearly $4.5 million in over...

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