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Williams files peti

Republican Williams files petitions to secure place on primary ballot for NY’s 22nd Congressional Disrtict

Republican Brandon Williams filed petitions on Monday to secure his place on the primary ballot for New York’s 22nd Congressional District. Williams filed petitions on Monday, April 4 to qualify for the June 28 Republican primary, according to The Citizen. Political outsider ... 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
Tim Ko drops out of race, endorses Sigler for NY’s 22nd congressional district

Tim Ko drops out of race, endorses Sigler for NY’s 22nd congressional district

DeWitt Republican Tim Ko has dropped out of the race for New York’s 22nd congressional district and endorsed Tompkins County Legislator Mike Sigler for the seat. Now, just two Republicans are vying for party’s nomination for NY-22: Sigler, who is from Lansing, ... 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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Tompkins County Legislator Sigler joins race for NY-22

Tompkins County Legislator Mike Sigler announced his candidacy for New York’s newly redrawn 22nd Congressional District on Thursday, February 24. Sigler, a Republican from Lansing, is seeking the Republican nomination for the U.S. House of Representatives seat. He is the second candidate ... MORE
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Tompkins County Sheriff plans satellite office in Newfield

The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office is planning a satellite location in the Town of Newfield following requests from local government. Conversations over potential Newfield satellite offices began with Town Supervisor Michael Allinger before the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020, according to ... MORE
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Troopers: Stolen pickup truck, trailer, and ATV all found in Cayuga County

On January 14 around 7:11 a.m. state police were dispatched to 11439 State Route 90 in Genoa, Cayuga County for the report of a trespass. Upon arrival, troopers located Tyler Hulslander, 26, and Joshua Lites, inside the pickup truck. In addition to ... MORE
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Cold weather, lack of bus drivers forces Auburn schools to close, others closed as well

No school in Auburn today. In a letter to parents Monday, Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo said it’s because of a lack of bus drivers and this morning’s frigid cold. He says today will be treated as a traditional snow day. A number of ... MORE
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Wrongful death suits against Cargill’s Louisiana salt mining spooks concerns about Cayuga Lake mine collapse

Days before the one-year anniversary of a roof collapse that killed two miners at Cargill Inc.’s Avery Island salt mine in Louisiana, the widows of the deceased have filed twin wrongful death suits against the company, mine supervisors and others. Lance Begnaud, ... MORE
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The Finger Lakes Land Trust will acquire 470-acre Bell Station parcel

The Finger Lakes Land Trust is under contract to purchase a 470-acre property with 3,400 feet of pristine Cayuga Lake shoreline from New York State Electric & Gas. The Bell Station property is the largest privately owned parcel of shoreline remaining in ... MORE
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Inmate escapes from Tompkins County Jail during work detail, remains at large now

An inmate from the Tompkins County Jail escaped late-Monday, according to officials. Jeffrey Cornell, 37, is described as a white male, wearing tan pants, a white t-shirt, and gray sweatshirt. He’s approximately 5’10” and about 230 lbs. Officials say Cornell has brown ... MORE
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Governor Kathy Hochul works with NYSEG to cancel auction of Bell Station property

Governor Kathy Hochul came to an agreement with NYSEG regarding their plans with the Bell Station property. She was able to have the auction canceled. The Finger Lakes Land Trust has been trying to get the land for years and the DEC ... MORE
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Local officials urge Governor Kathy Hochul to stop NYSEG from auctioning Bell Station Property

A beautiful, natural land that could be managed by the Finger Lakes Land Trust or DEC is in danger of being auctioned off by NYSEG. This week, Assemblymember Anna R. Kelles and Senator Pamela Helming wrote to Governor Kathy Hochul to ask ... MORE
Olympic bronze medalist welcomed home in Lansing

Olympic bronze medalist welcomed home in Lansing

Kyle Dake, Olympic bronze medalist, was welcomed home by fans, family, and fire trucks in Lansing after he finished up at the Olympics. Dake won the medal competing for Team USA at the Tokyo Olympics in wrestling. Dake has been wrestling since ... MORE
‘Frontenac Point Anomaly’: Cayuga Lake’s salt mining hazard located

‘Frontenac Point Anomaly’: Cayuga Lake’s salt mining hazard located

Although the potentially dangerous Frontenac Point Anomaly has no precise location, size or shape within Cargill Inc.’s vast salt mine under Cayuga Lake, the state purports to prohibit mining within 1000 feet of it. Cargill mines salt 2300 feet below the surface ... MORE