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2012 News Archives

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Make your voice heard on police services in Tompkins County. Respond to the survey by May 31. Details HERE.

Click HERE for information from the Tompkins County Health Department on tick disease prevention & to watch the NYSDOH video on how to remove a tick.

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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2012 News Archives

In anticipation of the inclement weather forecast for later today and into tomorrow, the Tompkins County Solid Waste Management Division Office on Commercial Avenue in Ithaca will close at 3:30 p.m, today.

Curbside recycling collection Thursday could be delayed...

Tompkins County has embarked on a three-year program intended to further reduce the amount of waste generated by businesses and residents in the County.

A $200,000 state grant awarded the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council last week will go to...

Following up a detailed presentation at their last meeting, the Legislature adopted an update in the County's 20-Year Capital Plan. The vote was 13-1, with Legislator Carol Chock voting no, and Legislator Kathy Luz Herrera excused.

The Plan, adopted in 2006,...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislator Kathy Luz Herrera was excused), passed a resolution prohibiting the use on County roads and property of brine containing the byproducts from hydrofracking.

The measure "bans the spraying, depositing, placing of all...

The Legislature will seek State authorization to dedicate revenue from a proposed quarter-percent increase in the county Mortgage Recording Tax to support mass transportation, as is done in 24 other New York counties, to address the ongoing structural deficit experienced by...

The Tompkins County Legislature will have two committee recommendations to consider when it next month takes up the issue of legislator salaries for the next four-year legislative term.

With three alternate proposals before them, the Legislature's Government...

Tompkins County Legislature Chair Martha Robertson has directed that all County flags be lowered to half-staff in memory of nearly 30 people killed in today's tragic school shooting in at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Reports indicate 20 of the...

There will be a free public information session on "Responding to New Fracking Regulations", Monday, December 17, at the Unitarian Church of Ithaca (corner of North Aurora and Buffalo Street). Sponsored by the Tompkins County Council of Governments (TCCOG), the program will...

The Tompkins County Clerk's Office has been awarded a nearly $140,000 New York State Archives Shared Services Grant to enable the County's six towns to join the County in digitizing their municipal records through the County's electronic document management system.
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The Tompkins County Office for the Aging has two upcoming opportunities for those caring for aging relatives to gather with other family caregivers to discuss caregiving concerns, including coping strategies to keep you sane during the holidays.


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