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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

The Health Department has evaluated an individual who meets the person under investigation (PUI) criteria for the 2019 novel coronavirus. The individual is currently being isolated and monitored, samples were sent to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (...

Tompkins County is in need of hundreds of people to work on the 2020 Census.

These are temporary, part-time or full-time, positions that pay $20 an hour. Census takers are necessary to help collect data that will determine New York State’s representation in...

As the Coronavirus outbreak evolves, the Tompkins County Health Department is working closely with local medical providers including Cornell Health, Ithaca College Health Center and Cayuga Medical Center, to protect the health and well-being of our community.

This...

Moody’s Investors Service announced this week it is maintaining Tompkins County’s high municipal bond rating of “Aa1,” among the highest in New York State.

“This stable bond rating will help the County in its upcoming sale of bonds and bond anticipation notes...

The Tompkins County Legislature, without dissent, Tuesday night confirmed the appointment by County Administrator Jason Molino of Dr. Kenneth Clarke to be the permanent director of the Tompkins County Office of Human Rights.

Dr. Clarke has served as Interim...

Since 1988 the Tompkins County Office of Human Rights’ Annual Arts Competition has engaged K-12 students in classrooms across the County. In advance of International Human Rights Day in December, students learn about the articles of the Universal Declaration of Human...

At Tuesday night’s meeting of the Tompkins County Legislature, legislators remained split between two Democrats seeking to lead the body in 2020. As was the case at the Legislature’s organizational meeting two weeks ago, Mike Lane of Dryden and Anna Kelles of Ithaca were...

The Communications Director supports the County Administrator, a part of the Tompkins County leadership team, and is responsible for developing and delivering a comprehensive engagement strategy and communication plan that amplifies the County’s priorities and drives...

The Tompkins County Legislature approved, without dissent, a resolution to limit the purchase of Single-use Plastic and Expanded Polystyrene Foam items in County government. These items include dishes, utensils, straws, cups and water bottles, etc.

Legislator...

The Tompkins County Legislature, in its annual reorganization meeting Tuesday night, attempted to elect its Chair and Vice Chair for 2020, but in the end, adjourned the meeting without reaching a decision. The positions of Chair and Vice Chair are filled each year by...

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