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Tompkins Cortland Community College president Dr. Orinthia Montague announced in a campus-wide email that she will be leaving the school on Aug. 23. She has been offered the president position at Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin, Tennessee, pending approval from the Tennessee Bo…

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On the morning of July 8 a motor vehicle being operated by Joshua P. Jones, age 37 of Newfield, NY pulled into the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office parking lot.

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Tompkins County is set to receive a total of nearly $20 million in one-time relief funding from the Federal American Rescue Plan (ARP). The Tompkins County Legislature held a meeting of its Expanded Budget Committee (all Legislators were present, save Glenn Morey who was excused) to discuss …

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Due to low staffing levels, the Tompkins County Department of Motor Vehicles is continuing with the appointment system initiated during the COVID-19 pandemic for at least the next 30 days while new employees are trained and onboarded.

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The unofficial results of the Democratic primary are in. Absentee ballots will be counted on June 30. Stephen DeWitt, Democratic commissioner for the Tompkins County Board of Elections, said he doesn't expect the results to change once absentee ballots are counted, as there are not as many v…

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The Democratic primary has arrived, and polls are open today, June 22, from 6 a.m. until 9 p.m. Not sure of your polling place? Click here to find out. If you’re not sure of your ward or district, click here to access the New York State voter registration database. 

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The new 2021-22 Tompkins County Curbside Recycling Guidelines  brochure is now available. The brochure is produced by the Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management (TCRMM) and covers the 12-month period from July 2021 through June 2022. 

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As the COVID-19 pandemic recedes and the world begins to turn again, Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival has announced Finger Lakes GrassRoots Live!: a series of limited capacity, POD (Personal Outdoor Dance Space) based, one night concerts on the Infield Stage of the festival’s Trumansburg Fai…

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The Tompkins County Legislature is seeking community input on the use of $19.8 million in one-time funding made available through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARP). Input is being sought through a survey asking Tompkins County residents to rank their top three priorities for the funds; prio…

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Tompkins County and the City of Ithaca Governments will host a week of programming celebrating Juneteenth and Black liberation. County and city employees are encouraged to participate in each event and will gather for an employee lunch featuring Black-owned small businesses showcasing the Di…

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The County Legislature met June 1 and passed resolutions centered around cryptocurrency mining and a transition from fossil fuel for heating, as well as heard from the Emergency Operations Center on the latest in COVID response and from the Tompkins County History Center director about a pro…