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Tompkins County is preparing to bid a fond farewell to Public Health Director Alice Cole, who has served the County for 21 years, the last 17 as Public Health Director. Director Cole will retire June 30.

Alice Cole began service with the County in April 1989 as...

The County's Office for the Aging advises that the Affordable Care Act passed by Congress and signed by President Obama this year contains some important information for Medicare recipients.

If you have Medicare prescription drug coverage, and aren't already...

The Tompkins County Highway Division will be extending the closing of Warren Road, between Hillcrest Road and Asbury Road, in the Town of Lansing, for road and bridge work, through Friday, July 2, 2010, at approximately 5:00 p.m. The road will be closed to all through...

Legislator Pat Pryor (District 6) will sponsor a town hall meeting on next year's County budget Monday evening, June 21.

The meeting, entitled "Tompkins County Budget, 2011: The Process, the Realities, the Constraints," will be held at the Lansing Town Hall, 29...

The Tompkins County Legislature is calling upon New York State to immediately come through with State Transit Operating Assistance, where quarterly payments have been delayed in absence of a state budget. Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit (TCAT) was forced to undertake...

The Legislature approved a contract to expand the long term parking lot at Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport--'one year earlier than called for in the airport's master plan--'and an interfund loan to help with cash flow to expedite the work.

The master plan...

The Legislature is asking a regional coalition to clarify how local Soil and Water Conservation Districts can provide technical assistance regarding questions related to gas drilling in the Marcellus shale.

By unanimous vote, the Legislature asked the Upper...

Tompkins County concerns about risks associated with natural gas drilling in the Marcellus shale were once again communicated, at a session in New York City earlier today. Legislature Chair Martha Robertson was one of 15 invited speakers at the event, cosponsored by the...

As it continued its work, the Legislature's special Capital Plan Review Committee today looked toward the County's 2011 Capital Program.

As part of an overview of likely program elements next year, Planning and Public Works Commissioner Ed Marx said he has...

Members of the Legislature's Public Safety Committee were told today that local natural gas drilling in the Marcellus shale will likely produce more above-ground emergency incidents--'many stemming from human error--'and social effects arising from an influx of drilling...

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