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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 Coalition for Safe Medication Disposal reports that its fifth event, on April 28, eclipsed previous records. Most notably, the previous attendance record of 509 people was smashed, with participation at Saturday's event totaling 686 people at three collection locations...

Following a thoughtful discussion, the Legislature, by a vote of 10-5, supported an increase in the New York State Minimum Wage--'at a minimum from the current $7.25 an hour to $8.50 an hour, and to index it annually to the Consumer Price Index, as proposed in a bill before...

County Administrator Joe Mareane announced the appointment of Jeffrey Smith of Malone, NY, as Tompkins County Highway Director, following a national search.

Recommended by a broad-based search committee, Mr. Smith comes to Tompkins County with 17 years of...

A house fire in Dryden, a car accident in Danby, and a police stand-off in Ithaca--all at the same time. The proper delivery of vital, life-saving information in a matter of minutes for all of these events happens at the Tompkins County 911 Center: 24 hours a day, seven...

Even with a return to more winter-like weather this week, it's spring cleaning time--'and that means Safe Medication Disposal Day in Tompkins County will be held no matter what kind of weather we're getting on Saturday, April 28, 2012.

This collection event gives...

The Tompkins County Council of Governments (TCCOG) by unanimous vote today urged the Governor and State Legislature to develop a blend of revenue streams and taxation of natural gas extraction, and to establish "an accurate, transparent, and verifiable method of measuring...

Tompkins County has released for comment the Draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for the United States Environmental Protection Agency Climate Showcase Communities project in Tompkins County entitled "Destiny that Works."

The County in collaboration with...

Bath Salts. They are the latest synthetic drug to sweep New York state leaving horror stories and the bodies of dead teenagers behind.

These are not the bath salts you buy at a retail chain for bath and bedding products, it is a name given to a dangerous...

The Tompkins County Planning Department is hosting a presentation by four Cornell graduate students from the fields of management, engineering and planning who will be discussing the structure and status of Tompkins County's energy supply.

The presentation will...

Now that spring has arrived, it is even more noticeable to see roadside litter that has accumulated over the winter months. How is it that someone can hold a cup or bottle in their position when it is full, but yet the minute it is empty, they have to release it? Not only...

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