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Dryden schools shut down early Friday due to social media post, officials say

Dryden schools shut down early Friday due to social media post, officials say
All schools in the Dryden Central School District were closed on Friday as officials took precautions after threatening statements about the district surfaced on Thursday afternoon. Superintendent Joshua Bacigalupi emphasized the importance of safety, stating ... more
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Dryden Fiber looking for executive director

Dryden Fiber looking for executive director
The Town of Dryden has taken a significant step forward in its Dryden Fiber broadband project by unanimously approving the creation of an executive director position. The announcement came during the Town Board's meeting on ... more
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TC3 offers financial aid for students in unpaid internships through state funding

TC3 offers financial aid for students in unpaid internships  through state funding
Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3) is set to offer financial support to students engaged in unpaid or low-paid internships, thanks to $116,000 in state funding secured over the next three years. This initiative, part of ... more
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Fire devastates Dryden home; no injuries reported

Fire devastates Dryden home; no injuries reported
An early morning house fire in the Town of Dryden led to the temporary closure of Route 13 but was successfully contained with no injuries reported, thanks to the swift action of Neptune Hose Co ... more
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NY launches pro-housing communities initiative: Aurora, Canandaigua, and Phelps among others identified with open apps

NY launches pro-housing communities initiative: Aurora, Canandaigua, and Phelps among others identified with open apps
Governor Kathy Hochul has announced the first 20 Pro-Housing Communities in New York, marking a significant step in her strategy to increase housing supply across the state. These communities, spanning regions from Long Island to ... more
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TC3 outperforming other community colleges; officials say financial issues were ‘misunderstanding’

TC3 outperforming other community colleges; officials say financial issues were 'misunderstanding'
Tompkins Cortland Community College has seen a significant increase in student enrollment for the fourth consecutive semester, defying the downward trend experienced by community colleges across New York State during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Ithaca ... more
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Auburn, Clyde-Savannah, Dryden, Lyons, and Sodus schools to get millions for ‘learning loss’

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Governor Kathy Hochul has allocated $100 million to 50 school districts and BOCES in New York, aiming to counteract pandemic-induced learning loss and enhance mental health services for students. This initiative is a part of ... more
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Several indicted by grand jury in Cayuga County: Charges range from felony assault, weapon possession, drugs, and burglary

Bail set at $100K in Auburn teen’s 50 count child pornography case: Victims were between 12-15 years old
The Cayuga County District Attorney's office has announced a series of indictments following recent criminal activities in the area. Among those indicted is Lenaysia Myles, 32, of Syracuse, charged with second-degree assault and third-degree criminal ... more
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Deputies: Dryden woman arrested for DWI after hit-and-run two-car crash

One teen killed, another hurt after hit-and-run in Tompkins County: Driver charged with DWI, vehicular manslaughter
A two-vehicle collision in Tompkins County escalated into a search for a vehicle on December 22, culminating in the arrest of a Dryden woman for drunk driving and leaving the scene. At approximately 5:30 p.m., ... more
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Groton woman charged with DWI after crash in Dryden

Groton woman charged with DWI after crash in Dryden
On December 15 around 8:45 p.m. deputies responded to Scofield Road in the town of Dryden for a one car crash. Upon arrival deputies located a 2015 Chevrolet Cruz that had crashed into the ditch ... more
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Officials say there was no danger when livestock escaped in Dryden, despite reports on social

Phelps farmers argue their herd was killed off by DOT along Thruway
Officials at Empire Livestock, LLC in Dryden addressed concerns regarding three escaped livestock, correcting the Dryden School District's initial warning about the animals being dangerous. The school district had issued an alert on Tuesday morning, ... more
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TC3 sees enrollment surge: How are community colleges rebounding?

TC3 sees enrollment surge: How are community colleges rebounding?
Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3) has reported a significant increase in student enrollment, defying national trends of declining college attendance. The college, located in Dryden, New York, saw a 6.3% increase in overall enrollment from ... more
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Larceny leads to high-speed chase from Dryden to Ithaca: Two arrested, one in custody

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A larceny incident at the Speedway gas station in Dryden led to a high-speed police chase and multiple arrests in the early hours of November 26. The Dryden Police Department reported a larceny at 2:45 ... more
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Dryden adopts 2024 budget with notable tax decrease for residents

Dryden adopts 2024 budget with notable tax decrease for residents
The Town of Dryden has recently adopted its 2024 budget, which notably includes a tax decrease for its residents. The budget breakdown reveals $12,756,283 in appropriations, a $486,503 unexpended fund balance, and $9,920,949 to be ... more
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Dryden CSD employee arrested for possession child pornography

Dryden pedestrian struck by car, killed Tuesday night
A non-instructional staff member of the Dryden Central School District, John Dapp, has been arrested and charged with possessing child pornography. Superintendent Joshua I. Bacigalupi informed parents and staff in a letter, emphasizing the district's ... more
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One dead, two others hurt in Dryden crash

One dead, two others hurt in Dryden crash
One person was killed and others injured in a crash that happened in the town of Dryden over the weekend. Cora-Su B. Brooks, 38, of Groton; Rochelle Landon, 29, of Ithaca; and Kimberly L. Anthony, ... more
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Dryden man sentenced to federal prison for child exploitation conviction

Dryden man sentenced to federal prison for child exploitation conviction
Randolph Bullock, a 67-year-old man from Dryden, is set to serve 97 months in federal prison for possessing materials related to child sexual abuse, as stated by federal agencies. This sentence follows Bullock’s previous admissions ... more
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Eleventh suspect arrested in connection with Ithaca man’s kidnapping and murder

Eleventh suspect arrested in connection with Ithaca man's kidnapping and murder
The New York State Police reported a new arrest tied to the abduction and slaying of Thomas Rath, bringing the total number of individuals implicated in the case to 11. Kysha S. Radcliff, 39, from ... more
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Mistreatment allegations prompt investigations at TC3 daycare center

Mistreatment allegations prompt investigations at TC3 daycare center
Following allegations of child mistreatment at Tompkins Cortland Community College's (TC3) on-campus daycare center, investigations have been launched by both the college and the State Office of Children and Family Services. Documents obtained by CNYCentral ... more
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