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Tompkins County Legislator, Michael Lane, announced his candidacy today for re-election to the Legislature from District 14. The district covers most of the eastern part of the Town of Dryden, including the Villages of Freeville and Dryden.

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The New York Working Families Party announced its endorsement of six candidates for Tompkins County Legislature, including community activist Veronica Pillar and incumbent County Legislators Shawna Black, Amanda Champion, Deborah Dawson, Daniel Klein, and Anne Koreman. All six endorsees are …

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ENFIELD, NY -- At a special meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 12, the Enfield Town Board managed to appoint Acting Supervisor Stephanie Redmond as town supervisor after more than two-and-a-half hours of arguing, trading insults, failing to listen to one another, and making the same accusations over a…

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In November of last year, Dr. Anna Kelles was elected to the NY State Assembly after overwhelming support in Tompkins County. She then resigned from her position as a Tompkins County District 2 legislator at the end of December. The Legislature recently scheduled a special election on March …

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ITHACA, NY -- The City of Ithaca announced that are a number of errors on the 2021 Tompkins County property tax bill. Due to a computer error the figures in the total tax levy and the rate per $1,000 or per unit columns are incorrect. However, the tax amount due is correct. The correct infor…

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ITHACA, NY -- Dr. Veronica Pillar today announces her candidacy for Tompkins County Legislature in District 2, which comprises Fall Creek, Cornell Heights, and the area between University and Stewart Avenues. Pillar is a local teacher and community activist who intends to push for racial and…

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The Tompkins County Legislature met for the first time in 2021. They re-elected Leslyn McBean-Clairborne and Shawna Black as Chair and Vice Chair respectively. The group also heard an update on the efforts against COVID, and scheduled a special election to replace former legislator Anna Kell…

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ITHACA, NY -- The Tompkins County Women’s Opportunity Center (WOC) announced today that it will be holding a technology drive during January 2021 in a continuous effort to offer remote services to its clients through online employment training platforms and virtual career coaching sessions. …

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The Tompkins County Legislature released a statement on Wednesday, Jan. 6 in response to supporters of President Donald Trump storming the United States Capitol building in Washington, D.C. They are rejecting the results of the Nov. 3 presidential election that saw President-Elect Joe Biden …

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ITHACA, NY -- Well, 2020 has come to an end. A year in which murder hornets were but a speck of seafoam in relentless crashing waves of despair, tragedy, and downright bad luck. A year in which the word unprecedented was said an unprecedented number of times. A year in which we gained curbsi…

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ITHACA, NY -- The Tompkins County Health Department is announcing three COVID-19 vaccination clinics for those currently eligible to receive the vaccine. Healthcare workers and other eligible individuals in Phase 1A (detailed below) can register for clinics at the Shops at Ithaca Mall, 40 Ca…

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The Tompkins County Health Department is seeking qualified applicants for various positions to assist with COVID-19 response efforts, including contact investigations and tracing. The Department has two permanent positions open in the role of Community Health Nurse and several temporary posi…