Category: Newfield

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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Two people drown in Cayuga Inlet: Newfield investigation underway

UPDATE: Two people drown in Cayuga Inlet

The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a drowning, which claimed the lives of two people in the town of Newfield. According to deputies, they responded to an incident in the 100 block of Newfield Depot Road before 6:45 p.m. The Tompkins ... MORE
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Tompkins County man goes missing on Pennsylvania lake

Tompkins County man goes missing on Pennsylvania lake

A dive team in Pennsylvania is looking for a missing Newfield man, who disappeared while boating on Big Elk Lake in the Dimock Township. State Police in Pennsylvania say 74-year-old Richard Malecki, of Newfield did not return from a fishing trip on ... MORE
Route 13B in Newfield closed due to overturned tractor-trailer

Route 13B in Newfield closed due to overturned tractor-trailer

Transportation officials say Route 13B between West Danby Road and Millard Hill Road in Newfield is closed. The closure was prompted by an incident involving a tractor-trailer. Reports from transportation officials indicate that a tractor-trailer overturned in the southbound side of the ... MORE
Reward offered to bring Tompkins County murder suspects to justice

Reward offered to bring Tompkins County murder suspects to justice

After a home invasion and murder in Newfield last month, law enforcement officials are offering a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information that directly leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the crime. A 29-year-old Newfield resident, ... MORE
GoFundMe raises more than $10K for teacher killed in Newfield home invasion

GoFundMe raises more than $10K for teacher killed in Newfield home invasion

A GoFundMe has been setup for the Newfield man killed in a home invasion in Newfield last week. Dejour Xavier Gandy, 29, died from the shooting, which happened early-Saturday morning last week. The Newfield High School graduate was a pre-k teacher in ... MORE
Shooting leaves one dead in Tompkins County; search underway for three suspects

UPDATE: Police ask for public’s help after deadly shooting in Tompkins County

Investigators are asking for the public’s help after a deadly shooting in the Town of Newfield early-Saturday. Dejour Xavier Gandy, 29, was found deceased by deputies who responded to the scene after reports of shots fired at the residence. Deputies say he ... MORE
Newfield man charged with sexual abuse of child

Newfield man charged with sexual abuse of child

A Newfield man was arrested on sex abuse charges, according to authorities. Deputies say Remanu J. Phillips, 29, of Newfield, has been charged with felony sexual abuse following a complaint that an adult was having sexual contact with a child younger than ... MORE
Investigation underway into stolen truck, credit card in Tompkins County

Investigation underway into stolen truck, credit card in Tompkins County

The Ithaca Voice reports that the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of a vehicle, company credit card and more than $9,000 worth of tools and equipment Saturday morning from Midstate Basement Authorities, a contractor based in Newfield. Eric Leach, ... 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
One person shot in Tompkins County; Troopers investigate Newfield scene

One person shot in Tompkins County; Troopers investigate Newfield scene

Police are investigating a shooting, which took place near an apartment in Newfield on Sunday. Troopers in Ithaca responded to a ‘shots-fired’ call at a parking lot of an apartment house on Shaffer Road. When they arrived, they learned that a male ... MORE
Newfield BOE renews contracts for coach and athletic director

Newfield BOE renews contracts for coach and athletic director

After some public outrage, confusion, and nearly a month’s time, Athletic Director Jeff Augustine and varsity basketball Coach Chris Bubble will continue their work at the Newfield School District. At the Board of Education (BOE) meeting on July 11, the newly-restructured board ... MORE
Newfield Public Library going fine free

Newfield Public Library going fine free

Beginning May 1, Newfield Public Library will no longer charge overdue fines for items returned later than their due dates. Patrons will no longer receive daily late fines on overdue items. Existing fines from past overdue items issued by NPL will be ... MORE