The recycling center can no longer subsidize the cost of yard waste recycling due to a decrease in single-stream recycling.

New Yard Waste Fees at Tompkins County Recycling

The Tompkins County Recycling Center announced in a statement on Feb. 12 that there will now be a fee for dropping off yard waste, previously free of charge, citing declining rates of recycling.

In the first naturalization ceremony to take place in Tompkins County, 35 new citizens pledged their allegiance to the U.S..

Naturalization Ceremony Takes Place for New U.S. Citizens

In the first naturalization ceremony in 2020, 35 people from 24 countries became new U.S. citizens, renouncing any and all alliances to their home countries. The new citizens widely agreed that they were cited to be able to vote.