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Tompkins man had loaded gun, led police on pursuit, but was released on appearance ticket

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 unlicensed operation, and false inspection. The charges ... MORE
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State Police seek public’s help finding suspect involved in Groton shooting Sunday morning

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 of a 30-year-old male on East Cortland ... MORE
The Finger Lakes Land Trust permanently protected 93 acres with conservation easement

The Finger Lakes Land Trust permanently protected 93 acres with conservation easement

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 the town of Groton, Tompkins County with ... MORE
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. Photo by Greg Cotterill “We come together several times ... MORE
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 breathing, according to deputies. The Cortland County ... MORE
Groton driver charged with DWI after speed stop in Seneca County

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 Route 318 in the Town of Tyre. After ... MORE
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., the road had reopened. Sheriff Derek Osborne said ... 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
FLX holiday weekend fireworks schedule

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 for the next several days. Below is ... 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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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 Crimes Unit and Bureau of Criminal Investigations ... MORE
One airlifted after three-car crash in Groton

One airlifted after serious, 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 the Town of Groton. Around 7 a.m ... MORE
Groton man charged with strangling, assaulting victim during dispute

Groton man charged with strangling, assaulting victim during dispute

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. Rath, of Groton with strangulation and assault ... MORE
In Groton, scout leaders spearhead volunteer recognition campaign

In Groton, scout leaders spearhead volunteer recognition campaign

Earlier this year, Groton residents Jennifer Dean, Monica Dykeman, Sara Knobel and Hayley Wheeler, were recognized as part of the Tompkins County Youth Services Department's “40 Caring Adults” campaign. Touched by the recognition, and inspired by the campaign, Dean and Wheeler, both ... 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