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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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The Legislature by a 12-2 vote (Legislators Brian Robison and Jim Dennis voted no: Legislator Kathy Luz Herrera was excused) authorized the Tompkins County Development Corporation to issue up to $10 million of tax-exempt revenue bonds for Kendal at Ithaca, Inc.
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The Legislature is urging New York State to ban the manufacture, distribution, sale, and possession of dangerous unregulated synthetic drugs. The vote was 11-3, with Legislators Dooley Kiefer, Will Burbank and Carol Chock voting no and Legislator Kathy Luz Herrera excused...

The Tompkins County Coalition for Safe Medication Disposal today launched its new "Med Return" program. Medication drop boxes will be located at secure locations around the county to provide citizens the opportunity to safely dispose of their unwanted houehold...

Six more County departments presented their proposed budgets tonight, as Legislators acting an Expanded Budget Committee, conducted their second review session of County Administrator Joe Mareane's recommended 2013 County budget.

Presenting tonight were the...

A lecture Monday, September 17 will provide an opportunity to learn about the men from Tompkins County who fought in the Civil War as part of one of New York's most renowned regiments.

The Tompkins County Civil War Sesquicentennial Celebration Commission, in...

Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee tonight began review of County Administrator Joe Mareane's recommended 2013 County Budget, hearing their first seven presentations from County departments. The committee is scheduled to meet nine times between now and the...

Republican voters in the Towns of Caroline, Danby, Dryden and Groton will have a Primary Election on September 13, 2012. This is to pick their candidate for State Senator, 51st District.

Polls will be open from noon until 9 p.m. A Sample Ballot is posted at...

Schools in Tompkins County now have an even greater ability to reduce the waste they produce. The Tompkins County Solid Waste Management Division completed a grant project, in partnership with Finger Lakes ReUse, to provide Tompkins County schools with support and...

The Tompkins County Health Department will be closed on Friday, September 7 from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. for staff development. All Department staff will participate.

The Department's answering service will receive phone calls. If there is an emergency, appropriate...

The Legislature, after more than two hours of careful deliberation, accepted the recommendation of the County's Independent Redistricting Committee and adopted a new Local Law that realigns the boundaries of County legislative districts based on the 2010 Census, culminating...

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