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rjhardaway

NYS Dept. of Public Service 2019 Winter Outreach Material

As the winter season approaches, many New Yorkers will face a difficult time managing their energy costs. This situation may be particularly hard on the elderly and those with fixed or low incomes. It is important that consumers are made aware of steps they can take, and the programs they can participate in, to reduce their energy …
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Attendants Needed for Food Recycling Drop Spots

Tompkins County Recycling and Materials Management is hiring attendants to staff the Village’s food scraps recycling drop spot outside of the Village Office every Saturday. The drop spot has become very popular and is an important way for residents to divert their food scraps from the trash. Additional attendants are needed for drop spots throughout …
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Tompkins County Recycling Changes

Tompkins County Recycling released new guidelines on the collection and processing of recyclable materials. For more information please read their “Open Letter to the Community Regarding Recycling Changes,” by clicking  HERE.

Income Verification Program Required of Enhanced STAR Recipients

The Tompkins County Department of Assessment has begun mailing Income Verification Program applications to all Enhanced STAR recipients. Included in the New York State budget for 2018-2019, New York State is now mandating that all Enhanced STAR recipients participate in the Income Verification Program. Tompkins County already had approximately 2,800 seniors signed up for this …
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