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Dryden schools go remote due to COVID cases, lack of bus drivers, and quarantine issues

Due to a dramatic uptick in COVID-19 cases over Thanksgiving break the Dryden Central School District is going remote. Throughout the week remote learning will be the standard for students there. The goal for the district will be to return to in-person ... MORE
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One extricated, airlifted from serious crash in Dryden

First responders were called to a serious one car crash in Dryden around 5 a.m. on Route 13 in the village. It happened on Wednesday and first responders from Dryden Fire and Ambulance were called to the scene. Lifenet was also deployed ... MORE
Dryden, News, Tompkins County
Two facing serious charges after Dryden shooting incident

Two facing serious charges after Dryden shooting incident, weeks long investigation

A pair of Dryden residents were taken into custody after a weeks-long investigation. State police were called to a report of a person target shooting near Signal Tower Road in Dryden on June 4, which prompted an investigation after the suspect left ... MORE
NWS confirms tornado in Dryden from Monday's storms

NWS confirms tornado in Dryden from Monday’s storms

The National Weather Service in Binghamton has confirmed that a tornado touched down in the town of Dryden on Monday. When that powerful line of thunderstorms rolled through the Finger Lakes- damage was seen all over. However, in the small community in ... MORE
Municipal broadband in the works for town of Dryden

Municipal broadband in the works for town of Dryden

A community in Tompkins County is working on bringing municipal broadband to town. It’s the town of Dryden and an undertaking that started in 2019 is continuing. The Tompkins Weekly reports that the goal, according to local officials, is to bring fiber ... MORE
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Possible COVID exposure at Dryden VFW

The Tompkins County Health Department is alerting the public of a potential COVID-19 exposure. The Health Department received notification of an individual who tested positive for COVID-19 and worked at the Dryden VFW during the time when they could have infected others ... MORE
TC3 goes fully-remote after six students test positive for COVID-19

TC3 goes fully-remote after six students test positive for COVID-19

Tompkins-Cortland Community College in Dryden announced on Wednesday that the school was going remote for the remainder of the week. The move came after six students tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus. An investigation is underway into whether students violated the college’s ... MORE
Dryden woman in critical condition after being stabbed by boyfriend

Dryden woman in critical condition after being stabbed by boyfriend

Deputies say a Tompkins County woman is in critical condition after being stabbed by her boyfriend. The violent incident was described by the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office in a media release. It happened around 6 a.m. on Saturday at the Hanshaw Village ... MORE
Dryden FD responds after teen falls through ice; investigation underway in Cortland County

Dryden FD responds after teen falls through ice; investigation underway in Cortland County

State Police say they are investigating the death of a 14-year-old girl who fell through the ice on a creek near Route 200. The incident happened in Harford. The Cortland County Sheriff’s Office, Dryden Fire and EMS, and Harford Fire all responded ... MORE
Dryden, News, Tompkins County
Deputies: Dryden woman charged with aggravated DWI in Seneca County

Deputies: Dryden woman charged with aggravated DWI in Seneca County

A Dryden woman was charged with aggravated DWI following a traffic stop in Seneca County on Christmas Eve. Deputies arrested 60-year-old Lisa McParlin, of Dryden for driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop on State Route 96. The traffic stop in Fayette ... MORE
Vehicle destroyed by fire in Dryden

Vehicle destroyed by fire in Dryden (photos)

First responders were called to the scene of a vehicle fire early-Friday afternoon in Dryden. When firefighters arrived – they found a vehicle fully-engulfed. Dryden Fire and Ambulance crews were called to the scene on Hunt Hill Road. Firefighters say that upon ... MORE
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Part of Rt. 34B closed in Dryden due to crash

A portion of Route 34B was shut down in Dryden around 12:20 p.m. due to a crash, according to an alert from 511. The closure included northbound traffic from Brown Road. It was expected to last approximately two hours. Less than an ... MORE
Dryden man pleads guilty to child rape

Dryden man pleads guilty to child rape

A Dryden man plead guilty to the second-degree rape of a child on Wednesday. This comes two years after the incident occurred, and the case went cold. Chad Hamilton, 29, was charged with the rape in September after DNA evidence resurfaced and linked him ... MORE
Car enthusiasts gather at the Empire Stance summer sendoff in Aurelius

Car enthusiasts gather at the Empire Stance summer sendoff in Aurelius

It was the first time Larry Stewart went to the Empire Stance Summer Sendoff Car Show in Aurelius, but that didn’t stop him from bringing a car with a lot of history. Stewart, of Dryden, and his wife, Janice, were showing a ... MORE
Dryden man charged with rape as new DNA evidence emerges in cold case

Dryden man charged with rape as new DNA evidence emerges in cold case

The Ithaca Police Department reports felony charges following a rape investigation in the city. Chad Hamilton, 29, of Dryden was charged with second-degree rape for engaging in sexual activity with a child under 15 years old. Police say that Hamilton was approximately ... MORE