Category: Danby

Rural Health Network offer garden grants to Sothern Tier, Tompkins County schools

Rural Health Network offers garden grants to Southern 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 area schools, said Farm to School Coordinator ... MORE
Tompkins County provides alternative transportation options amid risin

Gas too expensive? Consider alternative transportation options in Tompkins County

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 Cornell Cooperative Extension, according to Ithaca Voice ... MORE
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Town of Danby considers zoning changes to preserve rural character, prevent suburban sprawl

The Tompkins County town of Danby is considering a comprehensive effort to preserve its rural character. The Ithaca Voice reports the town making changes to its waterfront zoning regulations to curb potential suburban sprawl. Town Planner David West says there haven’t been ... MORE
Troopers: Fatal crash in Tompkins County

Troopers: Fatal crash under investigation in Tompkins County

On Sunday around 7:12 p.m. state police were dispatched to a report of a crash with injuries on State Route 96B in the town of Danby. Witnesses told troopers that they saw the vehicle, a 2020 Chevrolet Equinox traveling south on 96B ... MORE
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Hundreds of kids impacted by vaccine requirements in Tompkins County alone

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 law will improve community immunity. Some parents ... MORE
FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local 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 way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 ... MORE
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Child in stable condition after being hit by a car in Danby

Child in stable condition after being hit by a car in Danby

State Police say a 9-year-old is in stable condition after they were struck by a vehicle in Danby Wednesday night. The incident happened around 5:13 p.m. on Coddington Road near German Cross Road in the town of Danby. “An investigation revealed that ... MORE
Rt. 96 closed in Tompkins after tractor-trailer overturns

Rt. 96 temporarily closed after tractor-trailer overturns

Transportation officials say State Route 96 in Tompkins County was closed between Heisey and Eastman Hill roads due to an overturned tractor-trailer. First responders were reportedly on-scene, but additional details were unavailable. Error, group does not exist! Check your syntax! (ID: 28) ... MORE
Danby Church in Tompkins County (photo)

Danby Church in Tompkins County (photo)

The remaining amount of light shined directly onto the doors of Danby Church this past week. Photo by Michael Angley ... MORE

Bail set as Dryden man charged with rape prepares for second trial

Bail was set Monday morning for a Dryden man who is preparing for a second trial on rape and sex abuse charges after a 2016 conviction landed him in prison for the past two years. Jeffrey Horton, 56, is getting a new ... MORE
ELECTION NIGHT LIVE 2017 (webcast replay)

ELECTION NIGHT LIVE 2017 (webcast replay)

Josh Durso, Jackie Augustine & Jim Sinicropi were live inside the all-new FingerLakes1.com Studio on Election Night for results, reaction, interviews and analysis from Tuesday’s vote in Cayuga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates Counties. Hear from Seneca Falls Town Supervisor ... MORE
Tompkins Co. dealing with more overdoses by the day

Tompkins Co. dealing with more overdoses by the day

After officials released information outlining the possibility of eight overdoses in a short period of time — Ithaca and Tompkins County added another potential two overdoses to that list. Heroin has become one of the biggest, if not the outright biggest fight ... MORE
NOT GUILTY: Man accused of murder at Ithaca Walmart ruled 'competent enough' to stand trial

NOT GUILTY: Man accused of murder at Ithaca Walmart ruled ‘competent enough’ to stand trial

He’s competent to stand trial and has pleaded not guilty. Justin Barkley, who is accused of killing a man in the Ithaca Walmart parking lot in December has been found competent to stand trial, according to the Ithaca Voice. The 38-year-old has ... MORE
Elmira man leads police on chase; gets stuck in snow in Tompkins Co.

Elmira man leads police on chase; gets stuck in snow in Tompkins Co.

An Elmira man is facing multiple charges after he fled police, leading deputies on a pursuit in Newfield. Deputies say that they attempted to stop a GMC pickup truck on March 19th around 3:23 am when the vehicle fled from deputies and ... MORE
Man charged with DWI after speeding in Ithaca

Man charged with DWI after speeding in Ithaca

On January 21st around 1:50 am deputies in Tompkins County arrested a Spencer resident after he was found to be driving while intoxicated. Corbin E. Boisvert, 29, of Spencer was stopped in his Toyota Prius on Danby Road in Ithaca for speeding ... MORE