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Newfield woman charged with DWI

Newfield woman charged with DWI

Police say a Newfield woman was arrested following a property damage accident. According to a news release, State Police out of Horseheads arrested Jessica K. Robinson, 34, of Newfield for driving while intoxicated. State Police responded to a single car property damage ... MORE
Ithaca mayor endorses Danks Burkes in NYS Senate race

Ithaca mayor endorses Danks Burkes in NYS Senate race

The City of Ithaca’s Acting Mayor Laura Lewis has thrown her support behind Democrat Leslie Danks Burke for New York State Senate District 53. Lewis said she was “thrilled” to endorse Danks Burke, according to Ithaca Voice. Lewis’ predecessor Svante Myrick previously ... 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
Committee seeks volunteers for Newfield’s Old Home Days celebratip

Volunteers needed for Newfield’s annual Old Home Days celebration

Newfield’s Old Home Days Committee is looking for new volunteers ahead of its annual celebration planned for July 29 and 30, 2022. This year’s theme for the Old Home Days celebration is “music in motion,” which was chosen to honor late Newfield ... 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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Newfield schools experiencing “significant fiscal stress,” state report says

The Newfield Central School District was one of two districts in New York categorized as under “significant fiscal stress,” says a recent report from the Office of the State Comptroller. The only one district in New York to receive “significant” designation was ... MORE
DiNapoli says state and federal aid helped mitigate COVID-19’s impact on school districts

DiNapoli says state and federal aid helped mitigate COVID-19’s impact on school districts

New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli released a report this month examining the pandemic-related fiscal stress faced by school districts in the 2020-21 academic year. DiNapoli says 23 school districts were in some level of fiscal stress last year. His report states ... MORE
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Newfield man steals pickup truck in Ovid, later recovered after crash in Tioga County

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Newfield man on a warrant for grand larceny after being picked up at the Onondaga County Justice Center. Roy Searles, 33, of Newfield was arrested for second-degree grand larceny- a felony, and ... 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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Police: Newfield man choked person during incident

A Newfield, Tompkins County man was arrested after an incident on January 1, 2022. Police say Patrick Brinkmann, 36, of Newfield was arrested for choking another person while putting pressure around their neck and covering their nose and mouth. He was charged ... MORE
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Chicago man arrested in Tompkins County for possessing weapon, high-capacity magazine after weekend incident

State police have arrested a Chicago man on several weapons charges after an incident in the Finger Lakes. Raymond Rodriguez, 33, of Chicago, Illinois was arrested around 6 a.m. on Sunday after a report of an incident in Newfield, Tompkins County. It’s ... MORE
Tompkins County vaccine clinic will be held August 18th

Tompkins County vaccine clinic will be held August 18th

Tompkins County will have a vaccine clinic held by the Tompkins County Health Department on Wednesday August 18th from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The clinic is at the Newfield Central School, High School Cafeteria, 247 Main St, Newfield. The Pfizer vaccine ... MORE
Child of couple that drowned in Tompkins County has GoFundMe started for his future education

Child of couple that drowned in Tompkins County has GoFundMe started for his future education

In July, Gunner Henley Mayor lost his parents when they drowned under a Newfield waterfall in Tompkins County. Carissa Stone and Michael Mayer had taken their son and his two cousins hiking when the tragedy happened. The kids sought help but it ... MORE
First responders say to avoid streams, creeks that are running fast after heavy rains

First responders say to avoid streams, creeks that are running fast after heavy rains

After a recent drowning in a creek that swelled after heavy rain and thunderstorms, local first responders are urging the public to use caution when around them. “When the flood waters rise, there’s debris in the water,” Ithaca Fire Department Assistant Chief ... MORE
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