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The Corridors Team

Managing Editor
Geri Lockwood
, Highway
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Editorial Staff
Alanna Congdon
, County Clerk’s Office
Lisa Monroe
, COFA
Christina Dravis, Emergency Response
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Classifieds Editor
Geri Lockwood
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Advising Editor, Page Layout
Marcia Lynch
, Public Information
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Contributors
All County Employees and Retirees
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Interested in joining the Corridors team?
Contact Geri, at 274-0314, or
glockwood@tompkins-co.org
Articles and opinion pieces for County Corridors are selected by the Editorial Board based on their interest to Tompkins County employees and retirees. They do not necessarily express the opinions of the Editorial Board. Material is solicited from current employees, retirees and others. The Editorial Board reserves the right to edit submissions, except in the instance of copyright materials.

County Corridors

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Jun. 20, 2017
Uptown County Departments have new lunch choices!  In addition to the Second Landing Café located inside the airport terminal, Langmuir Lab hosts Food Trucks in their parking lot... Read More
Jun. 07, 2017
Jun. 05, 2017
County employees, joined by members of the Tompkins County Bicentennial Commission, joined in celebration of Tompkins County's 200th Birthday as part of the Ithaca Festival Parade the evening of... Read More
May. 24, 2017
The Office for the Aging would like to welcome our new Senior Account Clerk/Typist, Donna Wilmot.  Donna, who is a resident of Union Springs, brings to Tompkins County a vast array of experience... Read More
May. 18, 2017
Progress is being made on the replacement of the Red Mill Road Bridge in the Town of Dryden, which has been closed since 2005.  The old, one-lane bridge has been removed and transported to the... Read More
May. 17, 2017
Tompkins County employees have formed a team, "Gone But Not Forgetten", with Lisa Hall (Purchasing) as Team Captain.  This is an indoor event, being held on Saturday, July 15th,... Read More
May. 17, 2017
Matt Van Houten was elected the Tompkins County District Attorney in November 2016, and he took office on January 1, 2017. Questions asked of Matt: Q.  What are your job duties? A. ... Read More
Apr. 28, 2017
The Tompkins County Legislature cordially invites you to join them in honoring this year's inductees into the Tompkins County 25 Year Club May 18th at Celebrations. Congratulations to seven... Read More
Apr. 28, 2017
Lots of things are going on at the Tompkins County Office of the Aging this spring!   Click HERE to read the latest quarterly newsletter (PDF), provided by Lisa Monroe.  Thanks,... Read More
Apr. 25, 2017
What better way to celebrate Organ Donor Awareness Day than having a little “friendly” competition between my offices (County Clerk and DMV). The goal was to see which office could... Read More
Apr. 20, 2017
  Tompkins County’s 9-1-1 Center celebrated National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (NPSTW) April 9th through April 13th. NPSTW was initially set up in 1981 in Contra Costa County... Read More
Apr. 12, 2017
Registration is now open! http://www.tompkinscountyny.gov/workforcedi/WDIC_read  Are you ready to engage in meaningful dialogue to strengthen the diversity conversation in the County workplace... Read More
Apr. 10, 2017
Tompkins County Legislature Chair Michael Lane, left, receives a plaque from Cornell University Vice President for University Relations Joel Malina on April 7, congratulating Tompkins County on its... Read More
Apr. 06, 2017
Marge Dean, is retiring today, April 6th, after serving residents of our community for 29 years in her capacity as Account Clerk Typist here at the Office for the Aging.  Marge has been a bright... Read More
Apr. 03, 2017
National Donate Life Month 2017 Donate Life America was inspired by the concept of the pinwheel for the 2017 National Donate Life Month artwork. A pinwheel evokes various images and meanings, but... Read More
Mar. 31, 2017
 • The County’s 200th birthday is April 7th. The County Bicentennial is being celebrated in a number of ways, including what is hoped to be a significant number of County staff... Read More
Mar. 30, 2017
A heavy helping of snow blanketed our region on March 14th and 15th, shutting down business for much of the county and surrounding areas, while keeping staff busy here at the Highway Department.... Read More
Mar. 23, 2017
Here's the latest news from our Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport!    "Helpful Tips for Flying" and lots of other great content here.  Click HERE to read the... Read More
Mar. 22, 2017
"Hot off the press" (so to speak), here is the latest issue of the Department of Recycling and Materials Management's newsletter, "4R Times."   Read the latest... Read More
Mar. 22, 2017
Thank you to Heather Buck, Jackie Thomas, and Jennifer Turner for representing Tompkins County government and the Department of Human Resources at this year's recent Sister Friends luncheon on... Read More
Mar. 03, 2017
The contractor hired by Tompkins County continues to make much needed infrastructure improvements at the County Recycling and Solid Waste Center.  The facility is over 21 years old. So far,... Read More
Mar. 03, 2017
Please come and join us in the Finance Department on March 17th to celebrate Lori and her long, dedicated service with Tompkins County!          ... Read More
Feb. 27, 2017
Look what we all accomplished last year! At the February 21st meeting of the County Legislature, County Administrator Joe Mareane distributed to Legislators a summary of department accomplishments... Read More
Feb. 09, 2017
In celebration of Tompkins County’s Bicentennial and National Poetry Month, the Tompkins County Public Library is seeking poetry about living in Tompkins County to be distributed during “... Read More
Feb. 07, 2017
To all employees who hold a NYS Pistol Permit.  As you have probably heard by now, NYS is requiring that pistol permit holders recertify their license every five years.  If your license was... Read More
Feb. 07, 2017
ITH Receives SOARs Senate Grant For Revitalization Project Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport has been awarded a $250,000 Statewide Opportunities for Airport Revitalization (SOARs... Read More
Jan. 23, 2017
The County has joined with the City of Ithaca and the Villages of Groton, Dryden, and Cayuga Heights to undertake a Law Enforcement Shared Services Study funded, in part, by the NYS Department... Read More
Jan. 18, 2017
In his 2017 Annual Message, delivered at the January 17th County Legislature meeting, Legislature Chair Michael Lane concluded by paying tribute to County employees. and the services they... Read More
Jan. 06, 2017
Following the 2015 Workplace Climate Survey, a Steering Committee was formed to find ways to address organizational weaknesses identified by employees, including the ways to better communicate with... Read More
Dec. 22, 2016
In 2015, the Youth Services Department was awarded a Safe Harbor grant for use in educating youth, service providers, and the general public about the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC... Read More
Dec. 15, 2016
In the event of an epidemic or mass fatality incident, Tompkins County is well equipped to handle it, thanks to Public Health Preparedness Coordinator, Nina Saeli.      ... Read More
Dec. 02, 2016
The votes are in!  Here are the winners of the 2016 Halloween Costume Contest, promoted by the Corridors Team and sponsored by the Vending Committee Thank you to all costestants and voters.... Read More