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Health Department Rabies Clinics coming up in May. Details HERE.

NYS Citizen Preparedness Corps training event at Groton HS April 25th, Registration required. More information HERE (pdf)

Tompkins County seeks qualified candidates for this critical position in county government. Applications accepted through May 17.

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 US Department of Agriculture will issue March 2019 Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits early.  This is to mitigate any difficulties that people may experience due to the early disbursal of February SNAP benefits due to the federal shutdown....

Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced the award of $23.6 Million under the Governor’s State Aviation Capital Grant Program, awards that will support airport modernization, operational improvements and safety enhancement projects statewide. 

The awards include $1.5...

The Tompkins County Legislature, by unanimous vote, confirmed County Administrator Jason Molino’s appointment of Kate Shanks-Booth as the County’s Director of Youth Services.  (Legislators Leslyn McBean-Clairborne and Amanda Champion were excused.)  Ms. Shanks-Booth...

Following a public hearing, the Legislature, without dissent, (Legislators McBean-Clairborne and Champion excused) approved a new Local Law that modifies the County Charter to pave the way for establishment of a Tompkins County Veterans Services Agency.  The charter...

The Tompkins County Legislature passed a resolution condemning President Trump’s declaration of a natural emergency and urging passage of a joint resolution to revoke it.  The vote came along party lines, 9-3, with Republicans Mike Sigler, Glenn Morey, and Dave McKenna...

Acting on a resolution brought forth by Legislator Michael Lane, the Legislature by unanimous vote (Legislators McBean-Clairborne and Champion excused) went on record in opposition to the proposed and amended 2020 Executive State budget, impacting Aid and Incentives to...

Responding to a policy change by New York State regarding NYS Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Income Funds and a challenging March 31st deadline, the Legislature, by unanimous vote , (Legislators McBean-Clairborne and Champion excused), authorized sale...

This information from Alcohol & Drug Council of Tompkins County republished here.

Alcohol & Drug Council of Tompkins County is pleased to announce that, it has secured a site to help strengthen our community by offering hope and...

Senator Chuck Schumer was at Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport today to pledge support for the ITH renovation project.  With the first phase underway, Schumer launches a major push to secure $10M to get Phase 2 off the ground.

A news release from the Senator's...

The Tompkins County Tourism Program, in collaboration with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County and the Ithaca/Tompkins Convention & Visitors Bureau, is pleased to announce our 2019 Agriculinary Tourism Conference focused on helping farm and food venues...

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