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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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On Tuesday, March 30 the Community Coalition for Healthy Youth in Tompkins County will partner with the Groton Central School District and the Groton Youth Commission to host a town hall meeting on Adolescent Brain Development, the ways in which it affects teen behaviors...

Over the past year, the Tompkins County Planning Department has been developing "The Tompkins County Conservation Plan - Part II: A Strategic Approach to Agricultural Resource Stewardship."

A public meeting about this planning effort will be held Tuesday, March...

The Housing Fund Program Oversight Committee is pleased to announce that a recommendation has been made to fund the following proposals submitted for the Housing Fund December 2009 Funding Round:

- $200,000 grant to Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services to...

A nationally known expert in drug prevention and health education told those participating in an Ithaca workshop today that abuse by youth of prescription drugs and alcohol can produce long-term effects, and that the parents' attitudes and actions affect the likelihood that...

Over the past year, the Tompkins County Planning Department has been developing "The Tompkins County Conservation Plan - Part II: A Strategic Approach to Agricultural Resource Stewardship."

A public meeting about this planning effort will be held Tuesday, March...

At a public hearing that lasted more than one-and-a-quarter hours, conducted under provisions of the State's Eminent Domain Procedure Law, residents expressed concern about the Hanshaw Road reconstruction project. The hearing was held to inform the public and review public...

The Legislature authorized the County to respond to Google, Inc.'s "Fiber to Communities" Request for Information, expressing the County's interest in serving as a pilot community for a demonstration project of Google's ultra-high speed fiber optic network trial. The...

The Legislature, in three separate reolutions approved without dissent (with Legislators Dooley Kiefer and Nathan Shinagawa excused), went on record opposing proposed funding reductions for local health departments, community colleges, and for farmland and environmental...

Tompkins County is experiencing intermittent telephone service issues at multiple county facility locations. The County's service provider is working to resolve the current issues; however, there is no definite indication on when this problem will be resolved.

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Do you know of an older adult who has done something special for the community?

Nominate him or her to be recognized by the Office for the Aging at its 35th Annual Luncheon
on May 11, 2010!

The Tompkins County Office for the Aging is now...

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