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See the information and tips HERE from our Tompkins County Health Department.

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 Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) announces its FREE Spring Rabies clinics for dogs, cats and ferrets. The clinics will be held from 7 PM-9 PM on the following dates and at these locations:

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The way you garden and manage landscapes can contribute to a healthier environment for everyone.

The Climate Wise Earthkeeping Garden Fair will be held on Saturday April 27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Ithaca’s Boynton Middle School, showcasing practical ways gardeners...

After reviewing the matter in special joint session, two Tompkins County committees today recommended that the County exercise its purchase option and acquire properties located in the 400 Block of North Tioga Street, for a purchase price of $1.8 million. 

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The Greater Tompkins County Municipal Health Insurance Consortium Board of Directors has appointed Elin Dowd as its first full-time Executive Director.  Ms. Dowd will join the management team of the Consortium as its Chief Executive Officer as of April 15th.

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The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office has been pro-actively increasing programs and public engagement initiatives in an effort to increase trust, understanding, and communication between the community and the law enforcement professionals who protect them. This initiative...

The Tompkins County Tourism Program, upon the recommendation of the Strategic Tourism Planning Board (STPB), awarded over $220,000 in grants to 40 organizations following approval from the County Legislature. Grants were awarded in three categories:

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The Legislature received a full report on the County’s examination of properties located on the 400 block of North Tioga Street in Ithaca, as county government looks at whether the adjoining parcels, located at 408, and 412-414 North Tioga, might be acquired to enable...

Following a public hearing, the Legislature by unanimous vote (Legislator Rich John was excused) adopted a new Local Law that authorizes the use of the “best value awards process” as authorized by New York State General Municipal Law.  The Local Law provides additional...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislators Rich John and Leslyn McBean-Clairborne were excused), requested that the Governor and State Legislature enact legislation to amend New York State County Law to extend Tompkins County’s authorization to increase the E-911...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislator Rich John was excused) authorized acceptance of $93,750 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Federal funds, administered by the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services, and $160,000 in funding from...

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