Category: Enfield

#HalftownMustGo campaign celebrates Interlaken’s resolution, organizers and supporters to march in Washington D.C. on Monday

Cayuga Nation: Interlaken takes action, anti-Halftown supporters to march in Washington D.C. on Monday

The Village of Interlaken passed a resolution Thursday that called on President Joe Biden and the U.S. federal government to respect the traditional Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫ’ (Cayuga Nation) faction’s decision to remove Clint Halftown as the nation’s federal representative. This resolution out of Interlaken ... MORE
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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Troopers: Enfield man stole trailer, passed counterfeit money at Popeyes restaurant

Police arrested an Enfield man two days before Christmas following an investigation into stolen property. According to state police, Roy Searles, 33, of Enfield is accused of stealing over $1,000 worth of property from a location in Enfield. The investigation remains active, ... MORE
Interior’s Bryan Newland reopens consideration of Cayuga Nation’s land-into-trust application denial

Interior’s Bryan Newland reopens consideration of Cayuga Nation’s land-into-trust application denial

Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Bryan Newland has advised the Interior Department to reconsider the Cayuga Nation’s denial of a 114-acre land-into-trust application. The development came last week from the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia as the Cayuga Nation Council, ... MORE
Enfield town board members opt out of considering second Cayuga resolution

Enfield town board members opt out of considering second Cayuga resolution

In the days following a joint letter authored by Seneca County officials including Sheriff Tim Luce, District Attorney Mark Sinkiewicz and Seneca Falls Chief of Police Stuart Peenstra, the town of Enfield has stopped pursuing the passage of another Cayuga Nation-related resolution. Last ... MORE
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Massive fire devastates commercial structure in Enfield

Firefighters battled a serious structure fire in Enfield during the overnight hours on Monday. Around 5:30 p.m. the Tompkins County 911 Center received a report of a structure fire. Minutes after the initial alarm – a Enfield fire chief arrived on scene ... MORE
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Town of Enfield gets involved in Cayuga Nation controversy, unanimously agreeing to send letter to BIA

Town of Enfield gets involved in Cayuga Nation controversy, unanimously agreeing to send letter to BIA

The Town Board of Enfield unanimously passed a resolution which will send a letter to the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, urging for the federal government’s intervention on the Cayuga Nation conflict. Its five-member board within Tompkins County ultimately believed it was ... MORE
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Troopers: Enfield man charged after horse trailer theft in Southern Tier

New York State Police say an arrest has been made following an investigation into a stolen horse trailer in Horseheads. Roy Searles, 33, of Enfield was charged with third-degree grand larceny – a felony – in connection with that theft of a ... MORE
One dead after car hits pedestrian in Tompkins County

One dead after car hits pedestrian in Tompkins County

One person was killed after being hit by a car in Tompkins County late-Wednesday. It happened in Enfield around 7:45 p.m., according to deputies, who responded to Mecklenburg Rd. near Halseyville Rd. for the report of a car colliding with a pedestrian ... MORE
Enfield votes against saying the pledge at Town Board meetings

Enfield votes against saying the pledge at Town Board meetings

The town of Enfield, located in Tompkins County has made a move that some feel is controversial. They will not recite the pledge of allegiance at the start of meetings any more. It started as a discussion about removing the phrasing ‘under ... MORE
One dead after fire in Tompkins County

Enfield woman dies in structure fire on North Applegate Rd.

State Police say that on Sunday at approximately 12:40 p.m. firefighters were called to 344 North Applegate Road for a structure fire. Trumansburg Fire Company, Mecklenburg Fire Company, Newfield Fire Company, and Ithaca Fire Department assisted, according to Troopers, who say that ... MORE
Tompkins residents upset after polling site runs out of ballots two hours before polls closed

Tompkins residents upset after polling site runs out of ballots two hours before polls closed

The polling site in the Town of Enfield ran out of ballots more than two hours before polls closed at 9 p.m. on Election Day, leaving some residents unhappy about possibly losing the opportunity to vote. Stephen Dewitt, the Democratic commissioner for the Tompkins ... MORE
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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