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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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Tompkins County is under a heat advisory with temperatures expected today and tomorrow in the mid - 90's. The combination of heat and humidity will create heat indices near or just above 100 degrees. These extreme temperatures can be dangerous to health.

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The second of a series of herbicide treatments is tentatively scheduled for the Cayuga Inlet on June 26-27, 2012. The herbicide being used in the treatment is Endothal, also known as Aquathol K. This is the same herbicide that was used in the October, 2011 treatment....

The County's Independent Redistricting Commission, charged with recommending a plan to reapportion County legislative districts, tonight approved a slightly revised redistricting plan to recommend to the County Legislature.

The plan, recommended by a unanimous...

The Tompkins County Office for the Aging needs volunteers to assist homebound senior citizens through the Project Care Program. Volunteers typically visit an individual once a week for about 1-2 hours, depending upon need.

Seniors may have one or more of the...

Two of Ithaca's Climate Showcase Communities will break ground in late June: the TREE neighborhood at EcoVillage at Ithaca and the Aurora Pocket Neighborhood (APN) project in downtown Ithaca. TREE will add 25 new homes and 15 apartments and the Aurora Pocket Neighborhood...

The Tompkins County Planning Department is hosting a series of public meetings the week of June 18th to present the Conservation Strategy and the Development Focus Areas Strategy. Together, the two strategies are intended to identify areas where the county will support...

The County Legislature's Special Committee on Broadband will hold another in its series of Community Engagement Forums regarding community needs and opportunities related to high-speed Internet service on Monday, June 11 in the Town of Enfield.

The forum will...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote of those present, established fiscal targets for departments and agencies as part of the 2013 budget process. (Legislators Peter Stein and Nathan Shinagawa were excused.) The Legislature last month directed County Administrator Joe...

The Legislature took a long and careful look at the issue of reapportioning County legislative districts, but delayed action on whether to accept the report of the County's Independent Redistricting Commission that recommends reducing the number of legislative districts by...

The location and time are now confirmed for the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council public forum June 12 in Ithaca.

The forum will take place at the Ithaca Holiday Inn, 222 S. Cayuga Street, from 6:00-8:30 p.m.

The workshop, part of a...

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