Home » Tompkins County »
FLX TODAY: Tess MacQueen, PA-C at Pine Point Medical (podcast)
Jim Sinicropi is joined in-studio by Tess MacQueen, PA-C. Tess is the Director of Operations at Pine Point Medical in Lansing. Jim and Tess discuss the what makes their office unique and everything they have ... more
First responders called to Taughannock Falls: One person airlifted from scene
An update to this story can be found here. UPDATE: One dead, another in stable condition after accident at Taughannock Falls Emergency services, including the Trumansburg Fire Department, Trumansburg Ambulance, and New York State Police, ... more
BorgWarner delays Lansing closure for now: What’s next?
BorgWarner, a major manufacturer in Lansing, has announced a delay in the closure of one of its divisions, pushing back the initial late 2024 deadline to 2026. Earlier in the year, the company had notified ... more
Lansing murder suspect taken into custody after overnight search
Larry Walrad Jr, a 52-year-old Lansing man named as a Person of Interest in the murder case of an Ithaca man, was arrested in Candor on Friday afternoon after an intensive overnight search operation. Walrad, ... more
Lansing death now homicide investigation: Person of interest sought by authorities
The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office is seeking public assistance in locating Larry R. Walrad Jr., a person of interest in an investigation into a death in Lansing on March 5. Deputies responded to a Mill ... more
Inside the all-new state-of-the-art addiction treatment facility opening in Tompkins County (video + photos)
The Alcohol and Drug Council of Tompkins County is set to open a state-of-the-art, 40-bed medically supervised withdrawal stabilization facility next month. This pioneering Open Access center is the first of its kind in the ... more
ADDICTION SERVICES: Major milestone near with 40-bed facility opening in Tompkins County (podcast)
Today we're talking with Angela Sullivan, who serves as the Executive Director of the Alcohol & Drug Council of Tompkins County. They're in the process of opening a $14.5 million facility, which will be a ... more
Suspicious death under investigation in Lansing
The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious death that happened in the town of Lansing. On March 5th deputies responded to a home in Lansing for a reported cardiac arrest. Upon arrival, deputies ... more
Deputies: 45-year-old arrested on drug charges after Lansing incident
A woman has been arrested and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance after deputies from the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office discovered methamphetamine during an investigation in Lansing. According to a statement from the ... more
One of Tompkins County’s largest employers is cutting its workforce: How many jobs will be lost?
One of Tompkins County's largest employers is cutting its workforce. BorgWarner tells the Ithaca Voice that a consolidation and closure plan will be complete by Q4 of 2024. While that timeline gives workers there a ... more
Regal Cinemas at Ithaca, Greece Ridge malls will permanently close: What other locations are shutting down?
Regal Cinemas, the subsidiary of Cineworld, announced on Tuesday that it will be closing 39 additional locations across the United States. This includes the Ithaca Mall Stadium 14 theater in Lansing. It comes after the ... more
Hochul OKs last-minute amendments that weaken law aimed at protecting salt mines from foreign competition
Highway and sanitation officials have forced key last-minute amendments to a law originally crafted to help American Rock Salt Co. and Cargill Inc. protect their hold on hundreds of millions of dollars in state road ... more
Lansing man faces charges after pursuit: Police say he’s a suspect in home invasion shooting
On Friday, January 6th, the Ithaca Police Department arrested Lasalle D. Hargrove, 31, of Lansing, New York in connection with a December 30th home invasion shooting in the 100 block of Chestnut Street. Hargrove was ... more
Verbal dispute escalates to shooting at Lansing apartment complex: No arrests made yet
The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that happened late-Wednesday. Deputies were called to the Milton Meadows Apartments in the town of Lansing for a report of a shooting a little before 6 ... more
Hochul signs Buy American Salt Act giving Tompkins, Livingston mining operations competitive advantage despite risks
The same week investigative reporting unveiled serious concerns about the continued operation of Cargill Salt Mine under Cayuga Lake in Lansing, Governor Kathy Hochul signed a bill strengthening New York's salt mines. Cargill, which is ... more
EXCLUSIVE: What’s the risk to Cayuga Lake? What happens if Cargill Salt Mine floods or suffers collapse?
Environmental Reporter Peter Mantius has been covering the Finger Lakes region for years. He's seen the ups-and-downs of environmental issues ranging from a proposed incinerator in Romulus, to landfilling at two major operations located in ... more
Cargill taking big risks to dig for salt under Cayuga Lake: What will be the cost?
If history is any guide, Cargill Inc.’s sprawling salt mine underneath Cayuga Lake is likely to flood, potentially dealing a heavy blow to the Finger Lakes. The nation’s largest private company runs the lightly-regulated, lightly-insured ... more
Lansing taxpayers vote down capital project to enhance athletic facilities, update schools
Voters in the Lansing Central School District have spoken. Two capital projects, which would have cost a little less than $26 million were voted down as 18% of registered voters turned out on Tuesday. The ... more
Dick’s Sporting Goods: New store proposed in city of Ithaca, but that means Lansing mall store would close
Dick's Sporting Goods is planning a move into the city of Ithaca. The Ithaca Voice reports that the sporting retailer will acquire recently-vacated space on South Meadow Street. Credit: Ithaca Voice It was previously occupied ... more