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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

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2020 News Archives

The Tompkins County Legislature made history Tuesday night in electing Legislator Leslyn McBean-Clairborne (D-Ithaca) to serve as its Chair for 2020. She is the first woman of color to fill the top elected leadership position in Tompkins County history.

The 9-5...

For the second time in two weeks, Tompkins County Legislators walked the halls of the Capitol in Albany, meeting with legislative leadership and committee chairs to push back against Governor Cuomo’s proposals to shift Medicaid costs to county taxpayers.

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The Tompkins County Health Department must locate a dog that bit a person on South Hill Recreation Trail in the Town of Ithaca. The bite occurred Thursday, February 13, 2020 between 4:30 and 5:00 PM.

The dog is described as a German Shepherd or shepherd mix, with...

The Tompkins County Department of Planning and Sustainability (TCDPS) and the Ithaca-Tompkins County Transportation Council (ITCTC) announced a corridor study of New York State Route 13 in Tompkins County.

The 9-mile stretch of the corridor under consideration...

The Tompkins County Workforce Development Board and Tompkins County announced that Natalie Branosky has been appointed to lead the community’s workforce development efforts as well as serve as Director of the Workforce Development Board. Branosky’s appointment was...

On Sunday, February 9, the results for the second Cornell University student tested for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) were negative. The individual is no longer a person under investigation (PUI) and was released from isolation.

The Tompkins County Health...

County Clerk Maureen Reynolds today (Friday) announced the appointment of Legislator Shawna Black (D) as Chair of the Tompkins County Legislature.

As stipulated in the Tompkins County Charter, the Clerk is charged with appointing the Legislature Chair after a 30-...

On Sunday, February 2, an individual in Tompkins County met the person under investigation (PUI) criteria for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) submitted samples for testing to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (...

The Tompkins County Legislature voted 9-4 (with Legislators Glenn Morey, Amanda Champion, Henry Granison and Dan Klein voting no; Legislator Leslyn McBean-Clairborne was excused) to establish a conceptual fiscal commitment for the Proposed Downtown Ithaca Conference...

For the third straight meeting, Tompkins County Legislators were unable to reach a consensus on who should lead the body in 2020. Neither Legislator Mike Lane of Dryden nor Anna Kelles of Ithaca, both Democrats, were able to secure the eight votes necessary to become...

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