January 26th, 2022 Daily Headlines

On Monday, a New York judge struck down the state’s indoor mask mandate, saying the Governor and Department of Health did not have the authority to enact the mandate without the approval of the state legislature. According to CNN the decision was handed down by Nassau County Supreme Court Judge Thomas Rademaker.  Attorney General Letitia…

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January 25, 2022 Daily Headlines

Yesterday, New York’s Independent Redistricting Commission announced it would not be able to come to a consensus on a new congressional map. The commission had until today to submit a new proposal to the state legislature, which rejected two proposals two weeks ago. According to the Troy Record, the process will now move to the…

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January 24, 2022 Daily Headlines

Schuyler County Public Health will host two COVID vaccine clinics this Friday at the Watkins Glen Community Center. The first clinic will be from 9:00 A.M. to Noon and will offer vaccines to all those 12 and older. The second clinic will be from 2:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. and will offer the Pfizer vaccine…

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January 21, 2022 Daily Headlines

On Wednesday the Ithaca Planning and Economic Development Committee met for the first time in 2022. According to the Ithaca Voice, the committee discussed a proposal to require landlords to provide 180 day notice before lease renewal, showing a rental unit to a new client, or entering a rental agreement with a new client. The…

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January 20, 2022 Daily Headlines

The Tompkins County Health Department has announced an additional COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Clinic for youth ages 12 to 17. The department will offer the Pfizer booster from 2:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. this Saturday at the Ithaca Mall Vaccine Site. Residents are eligible for the booster if they received their second dose of the Pfizer…

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January 19, 2022 Daily Headlines

The Tompkins County Health Department is hosting a COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Clinic for those 18 and older. The clinic will offer the Moderna Booster from 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at the Ithaca Mall vaccine site. The vaccine is available to all residents who received their 2nd dose of either the Moderna or the Pfizer…

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January 18, 2022 Daily Headlines

The Tompkins County Health Department has released updated COVID guidelines. The county is telling residents who test positive for the virus to remain in isolation for five days, and wear a well fitting mask for an additional five days after leaving isolation.  Since the county has suspended contact tracing, it is recommending that people who…

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January 17, 2022 Daily Headlines

City of Ithaca and Tompkins County tax bills should be delivered this week more than two weeks later than usual. According to the City Chamberlain’s office, the department began mailing out physical tax bills on Friday. The city had seen a  delay in mailing due to a software issue. Tax bill and payment information is…

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