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2020 News Archives

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Community members who use a nine mile stretch of Route 13 between Warren Rd. and the Village of Dryden can learn more and take the project survey 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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2020 News Archives

In recent weeks, local higher education institutions announced plans to welcome students for in-person instruction for the fall semester. Each reopening or reactivation plan has been developed with consistent and ongoing communications that began early in the pandemic...

Legislature Hears Update on COVID-19, Including Demographic Breakdown of 202 Total Positive Cases

Tompkins County Administrator Jason Molino and Public Health Director Frank Kruppa provided a local update on COVID-19. The update included a...

Tompkins County now has its own firefighter rehabilitation unit to support personnel at emergency incidents. The Rehab Unit’s primary function is to provide hydration and nourishment to emergency personnel as needed, and can respond to all types of incidents, both fire...

Legislature Passes Resolution Urging Federal Government to Provide Aid for States and Local Governments

A resolution urging the Federal Government to provide aid to states and local governments was filed from the floor by legislator Martha...

(Ithaca, N.Y.) Members of the Tompkins County Legislature’s Budget, Capital, and Personnel committee received an update on the 2020 County budget impacted by COVID-19 and discussed 2021 budget priorities. A recording of the meeting can be viewed...

(Ithaca, N.Y.) – Tompkins County officials have reviewed and support Cornell University’s plan for reactivation for the fall 2020 semester. Officials from the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) are in ongoing communication with...

(Ithaca, N.Y. – 6/30/2020) – Tompkins County officials are in support of Ithaca College’s phased return to campus plan for the fall 2020 semester. Officials from the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) are in ongoing...

(Ithaca, N.Y.) – Tompkins County is inviting visionary leaders to apply for the Chief Equity and Diversity Officer position by July 19th, 2020. This is a new senior leadership position...

Resolution to Change Legislative Terms in Anticipation of 2021 Delayed Census Results Fails

A resolution moved by Legislator Dan Klein directing the County Attorney to prepare a local law changing the term of office for Tompkins County Legislators...

(Ithaca, NY) – The outcome of the 2020 Census will have broad implications for issues such as local redistricting and funding for...

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