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Taughannock Falls celebration postponed to protect endangered falcons

VIDEO: Snowy day at Taughannock Falls State Park
A special event planned at Taughannock Falls State Park was postponed after concerns arose about its impact on endangered Peregrine falcons. The celebration, intended to mark the 100th anniversary of the New York State Park ... more
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East Lake Cottages proposal for Lansing Lakefront will be phased over years

East Lake Cottages proposal for Lansing Lakefront will be phased over years
A new "leisure village" community, East Lake Cottages, is on the horizon for the Lansing lakefront, promising a serene living space amidst farm fields and scenic views of Cayuga Lake. Submitted by the Jonson-Bonniwell family, ... more
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House fire prompts heavy response from Cayuga, Tompkins counties

House fire prompts heavy response from Cayuga, Tompkins counties
Firefighters from Cayuga and Tompkins Counties were dispatched to a significant house fire on Lansingville Road in Tompkins County Wednesday night. The Lansing Fire Department Inc. spearheaded the response efforts after receiving an emergency call ... more
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Federal judge rules against Tompkins deputy for excessive force in Lansing arrest

Federal judge rules against Tompkins deputy for excessive force in Lansing arrest
A federal judge ruled that a Tompkins County Sheriff’s Deputy utilized excessive force during the 2019 arrest of Ronald Georgia in Lansing, awarding Georgia $50,000 for excessive force and false arrest. The judgment came after ... more
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Taco Bell will open new location in Lansing

Stolen base in World Series means freebie coming up at Taco Bell locations
The village of Lansing is on the verge of welcoming a new Taco Bell restaurant, as plans to demolish the former Pizza Hut at 2301 North Triphammer Road and replace it with the popular Mexican-inspired ... more
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Lansing firefighters make quick work of BorgWarner fire

Lansing firefighters make quick work of BorgWarner fire
The Lansing Fire Department, along with support from the Cayuga Heights Fire Department and Bangs Ambulance, responded to a fire at the BorgWarner property on Warren Road Saturday evening. The call, which came in just ... more
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Tompkins County poised for manufacturing boom with Menlo Micro and Micron investments

Tompkins County poised for manufacturing boom with Menlo Micro and Micron investments
Menlo Micro announced a significant investment of over $50 million to establish a fabrication facility in Lansing, near Ithaca, New York, signaling a major boost for the local manufacturing workforce. This new facility, poised to ... more
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Lansing man with two prior DWI arrests involved in crash: Felony charges follow

Traffic stop on Outlet Rd. leads to DWAI charges in Ontario County
Early on March 4 deputies were called to a motor vehicle accident in the town of Lansing, where a Toyota Camry, driven by Darin J. Fergus, 36, of Lansing had veered off Ridge Road. The ... more
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Lansing FD responds to chimney fire with no injuries reported

Lansing FD responds to chimney fire with no injuries reported
The Lansing Fire Department swiftly responded to a midday house fire on Auburn Road in North Lansing, reported just before noon on Tuesday. The fire, originating from the chimney, prompted a collaborative effort with Locke ... more
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Menlo Microsystems to boost tech industry with new manufacturing facility in Lansing

Tompkins County poised for manufacturing boom with Menlo Micro and Micron investments
Menlo Microsystems, Inc., based in California, recently announced at DesignCon in Santa Clara, California, the launch of three innovative reflective RF switch modules developed in collaboration with Withwave, a South Korean high-speed cable company. These ... more
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DEC to Cargill: Give us withheld reports dangers of storage site for water leaking into Cayuga salt mine

DEC to Cargill: Give us withheld reports dangers of storage site for water leaking into Cayuga salt mine
State regulators late yesterday renewed their bid to obtain consultant reports from Cargill Inc. that analyze the effects of storing brine in the deepest section of its rock salt mine under Cayuga Lake. When Cargill’s ... more
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CVS will close pharmacies inside Target stores: Victor and Lansing customers face impact

CVS will close pharmacies inside Target stores: Victor and Lansing customers face impact
CVS has revealed plans to close several of its pharmacies located inside Target stores across the country. This move is part of a broader trend among retailers and pharmacies adapting to financial challenges and shifting ... more
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Cargill seeks new underground storage area for water seeping into Cayuga Lake Mine

Cargill seeks new underground storage area for water seeping into Cayuga Lake Mine
Cargill Inc. is seeking the state’s permission to add a new 150-acre underground storage area for water that has been steadily leaking into its Cayuga Lake salt mine, according to a recently disclosed application to ... more
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Lansing judge enters race for Tompkins County Court

Lansing judge enters race for Tompkins County Court
Lansing Town Judge Maura Kennedy-Smith has announced her candidacy for the Tompkins County Court judge position. If elected, she would become the second woman in the county's history to hold this role, following Judge Betty ... more
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Cargill’s app to amend permit to mine under Cayuga Lake treated as a state secret 7 months after filed

Cargill’s app to amend permit to mine under Cayuga Lake treated as a state secret 7 months after filed
In June, Cargill Inc. filed an application to modify its state permit to mine salt under Cayuga Lake, but even the nature of the company’s requested change remains a secret seven months later. The state ... more
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New year starts busy for Lansing Fire Department spotlighting importance of volunteer first responders

New year starts busy for Lansing Fire Department spotlighting importance of volunteer first responders
The Lansing Fire Department had a hectic start to 2024 with several emergency calls on January 3, demonstrating their readiness and efficiency in handling diverse incidents. The day began early at 6:40 a.m., with a ... more
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Taughannock Falls State Park to host New York’s largest First Day hike

Taughannock Falls State Park to host New York’s largest First Day hike
Taughannock Falls State Park is set to welcome over 2,000 hikers tomorrow for New York State's largest First Day Hike, a tradition that encourages people to kick off the new year with outdoor activities. This ... more
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Deputies: Dryden woman arrested for DWI after hit-and-run two-car crash

One teen killed, another hurt after hit-and-run in Tompkins County: Driver charged with DWI, vehicular manslaughter
A two-vehicle collision in Tompkins County escalated into a search for a vehicle on December 22, culminating in the arrest of a Dryden woman for drunk driving and leaving the scene. At approximately 5:30 p.m., ... more
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Crews battle early-morning fire at Lansing apartment complex

Crews battle early-morning fire at Lansing apartment complex
A major structure fire in an apartment complex on Uptown Road in the Village of Lansing prompted a swift response from several fire departments early Wednesday morning. The Lansing Fire Department, in a statement, reported ... more
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