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2018 News Archives

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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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2018 News Archives

The Tompkins County Health Department must locate a dog that bit a person on West Green Street, between Fayette Street and Cayuga Street in the City of Ithaca. The bite occurred Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at approximately 6:50 AM.   

The dog is described as medium...

The Tompkins County Legislature, without dissent (Legislator Henry Granison abstained; Legislator Dan Klein was excused), approved adoption of the Tompkins Cortland Community College operating budget for the coming academic year.  Once again this year, the nearly $40.8...

The Legislature authorized County Administrator Jason Molino to execute a new Memorandum of Understanding with Tompkins County Area Development (TCAD) for economic development services, for the years 2019-2023, succeeding the current agreement which expires at the end of...

The Legislature, without dissent (Legislator Dan Klein was excused), expressed support for a resolution passed by the New York State Bar Association House of Delegates, which calls for an increase in the assigned counsel rates in New York State.  The Legislature’s...

A heat advisory is in effect for our area today with temperatures ranging from 95-100 degrees. These extreme temperatures can be dangerous to health.

“Heat stroke and other heat – related illnesses can cause serious health problems,” cautions Frank Kruppa, Public...

Information provided by Tompkins County Area Development,
which provides administrative support to the TCIDA

 

The New York State Authorities Budget Office (ABO) has...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention identifies suicide as a leading cause of death in this country, with suicide rates rising in nearly every state—nearly 45,000 lives lost to suicide in 2016, and more than half of people who die by suicide without a known...

The Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management recently installed its eighth public space recycling station at the Wood Street skate park in Ithaca.

The specially-designed bin features receptacles for both trash and single-stream...

Changes forthcoming in items accepted for recycling
 

The new 2018-2019 Tompkins County Curbside Recycling Guidelines brochure is now available.

The brochure is...

UPDATED  The Tompkins County Gun Buyback Event is Saturday, June 9th, from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. It will be held at the Airport Fire and Rescue building, 72 Brown Road, Ithaca, NY.

On April 17th, The...

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