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The Governor Daniel D. Tompkins and Old Jail Office Buildings will be closed Tuesday, Oct.

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.

Opportunities to serve on several Planning & Sustainability advisory boards. Further details HERE.

The Health Department is providing flu vaccinations for adults at its building, 55 Brown Road, across from the Airport.  Call 274-6616 to schedule your appointment.  More information

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The Legislature scheduled a July 17 public hearing on a new Local Law to modify the County’s 2015 Local Law establishing the County’s Sustainable Energy Loan Program.  The hearing is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at County Legislature Chambers at the Governor Daniel D....

The Shared Use Mobility Center (Chicago, IL) has announced that Tompkins County is one of six recipients selected to receive one year of free technical assistance to develop mobility-on-demand pilot projects through SUMC’s ...

Our area is expecting excessive heat and humidity Saturday, June 30-Monday July 2 with temperatures above 90 degrees.

These extreme temperatures can be dangerous to health. Take the following precautions:

  • Drink plenty of water – 2 to 4 glasses per...

Tompkins County is taking steps to enhance the County’s Sustainable Energy Loan Program which, once approved by the County Legislature, would incorporate recent amendments to the New York State law and make financing more accessible for clean energy projects. 

The...

Countless T-shirts and bumper stickers famously proclaim that “Ithaca is Gorges.” Indeed, outdoor recreation was identified as the largest draw of leisure visitors to Tompkins County identified in the 2010 Visitor Profile Study. Considering this natural strength, the...

Have you been tested for HIV? June 27 is National HIV Testing Day and it serves as an important reminder to know your status. Nationwide, about 1 in 7 people who have HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), do not know. By getting tested, you can keep yourself and your...

The Tompkins County Health Department must locate a dog that bit a person on West Green Street, between Fayette Street and Cayuga Street in the City of Ithaca. The bite occurred Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at approximately 6:50 AM.   

The dog is described as medium...

The Tompkins County Legislature, without dissent (Legislator Henry Granison abstained; Legislator Dan Klein was excused), approved adoption of the Tompkins Cortland Community College operating budget for the coming academic year.  Once again this year, the nearly $40.8...

The Legislature authorized County Administrator Jason Molino to execute a new Memorandum of Understanding with Tompkins County Area Development (TCAD) for economic development services, for the years 2019-2023, succeeding the current agreement which expires at the end of...

The Legislature, without dissent (Legislator Dan Klein was excused), expressed support for a resolution passed by the New York State Bar Association House of Delegates, which calls for an increase in the assigned counsel rates in New York State.  The Legislature’s...

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