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Ithaca mayor endorses Danks Burkes in NYS Senate race

Ithaca mayor endorses Danks Burkes in NYS Senate race
The City of Ithaca's Acting Mayor Laura Lewis has thrown her support behind Democrat Leslie Danks Burke for New York State Senate District 53. Lewis said she was "thrilled" to endorse Danks Burke, according to ... more
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Rural Health Network offers garden grants to Southern Tier, Tompkins County schools

Rural Health Network offer garden grants to Sothern Tier, Tompkins County schools
The Rural Health Network of South Central New York is offering grants to grow and create gardens at Southern Tier schools, including those in Tompkins County. The grant is open to early childcare and K-12 ... more
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Gas too expensive? Consider alternative transportation options in Tompkins County

Tompkins County provides alternative transportation options amid risin
New programs are launching in Tompkins County to provide residents with alternative transportation options amid rising gas prices. One way to explore such options is by using Way2Go, a local transportation directory created by the ... more
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Tompkins man had loaded gun, led police on pursuit, but was released on appearance ticket

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New York State Police arrested a Tompkins County man following a pursuit on Saturday. Robert Bailey, 41, was charged with felony criminal possession of a weapon, fleeing an officer in a vehicle, reckless driving, aggravated ... more
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State Police seek public’s help finding suspect involved in Groton shooting Sunday morning

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New York State Police are looking for a suspect involved in a shooting that happened Sunday morning in Groton and need the public's help. Oct. 10 around 7:30 a.m. State Police responded to the shooting ... more
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The Finger Lakes Land Trust permanently protected 93 acres with conservation easement

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The Finger Lakes Land and Trust has announced in a press release the securing of lands bordering the Owasco Inlet: The Finger Lakes Land Trust (FLLT) today announced it has permanently protected 93 acres in ... more
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Grassroots cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

GrassRoots cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
Grassroots has been cancelled. For the last 30 years the annual festival has been a major event for Tompkins County. Organizers said in a message that it would be cancelled until July 2021. "We come ... more
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Groton man faces rape, unlawful imprisonment charge in Cortland County

Groton man faces rape, unlawful imprisonment charge in Cortland County
A 19-year-old Groton man has been arrested on physical and sex abuse charges after he turned himself in to deputies. Dakota Burins, 19, of Groton was charged with rape, unlawful imprisonment, and criminal obstruction of ... more
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Groton driver charged with DWI after speed stop in Seneca County

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on October 23rd at 10:30 p.m. deputies arrested Jonathon A. Oliver, 21, of Groton on DWI charges. Deputies report Oliver was observed at a high rate of speed on State ... more
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Injuries minor in crash at Route 34 and 38 intersection; road reopened

Injuries minor in crash at Route 34 and 38 intersection; road reopened
Police, firefighters and EMS responded to a three-car crash Friday at the intersection of Peruville Road/Route 34B and Route 38 in Groton. The crash was reported at about 11:30 a.m. and by about 1:15 p.m., ... more
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Hundreds of kids impacted by vaccine requirements in Tompkins County alone

New York State passed legislation eliminating religious exemptions to school vaccine requirements in June. In Ithaca, where vaccination rates are low in several schools, public health advocates and school administrators are hopeful that the new ... more
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FLX holiday weekend fireworks schedule

School is out, summer is in full swing and most Finger Lakes residents have a four-day holiday weekend on-tap to celebrate the Fourth of July. There will be fireworks in the skies above the region ... more
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FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content
FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive ... more
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Groton man jailed on child porn charges

Groton man jailed on child porn charges
A Groton man is accused of uploading sexually explicit photos of children at his Tompkins County residence. New York State Police arrested Christopher A. Barrows, 61, after a joint probe by the Troop C Computer ... more
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One airlifted after serious, three-car crash in Groton

One airlifted after three-car crash in Groton
One person was airlifted following a serious crash involving three vehicles in Groton, according to State Police. First responders say a vehicle collided with a tractor, which had a manure hauler attached to it in ... more
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Groton man charged with strangling, assaulting victim during dispute

Felony charge filed after arrest made in Cayuga County burglary
A Groton man faces multiple charges and is being held on $2,000 cash bail after a domestic incident, which resulted in one person being injured. On Tuesday around 2:57 am police charged 34-year-old David M ... more
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