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UPDATE: Two people drown in Cayuga Inlet

First responders say to avoid streams, creeks that are running fast after heavy rains
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 ... 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 ... more
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Route 13B in Newfield closed due to overturned tractor-trailer

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

Shooting leaves one dead in Tompkins County; search underway for three suspects
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 ... more
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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 ... more
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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, ... more
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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 ... more
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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 ... more
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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) ... more
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FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content
FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive ... more
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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 ... more
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Deputies: Drunk driver charged after head-on crash in Newfield

Deputies: Drunk driver causes head-on crash in Newfield, three sent to area hospitals
Deputies say a driver involved in a head-on crash in Newfield on Sunday, which resulted in three people being seriously injured - happened after one driver was under the influence of alcohol. It happened on ... more
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Newfield man arrested for stealing over $7,000 in unemployment benefits

Newfield man arrested for stealing over $7,000 in unemployment benefits
A Newfield man was arrested this week after a New York State Police investigation revealed he stole several thousand dollars of unemployment benefits. Ransome S. VanRiper, 40, was arrested on Wednesday at 9:56 a.m. and ... more
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Driver airlifted after three-car wreck on Rt. 13 in Newfield

Driver airlifted after three-car wreck on Rt. 13 in Newfield
First responders say one person was airlifted from the scene of a violent accident on Route 13 in Newfield. The crash occurred near Ithaca Recreation Sports Inc. and traffic was closed in both directions. The ... more
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Learning curve for Newfield baseball team underway

Learning curve for Newfield baseball team underway
The Newfield baseball team had been itching to get out on the field. Not only did the poor April weather keep them off their field, they actually hadn’t played on their home field in a ... more
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Final person charged in Newfield murder case sentenced to prison time

Larceny in progress call leads to one arrest at Eastview Store
The final person involved in a robbery that left a Newfield man dead in December 2016 will serve jail time, a judge ruled this week. Dennis Lampila, 40, who was originally charged with second-degree murder ... more
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SUV occupants sent to trauma center after serious crash, man arrested on DWI charge

SUV occupants sent to trauma center after serious crash, man arrested on DWI charge
Seriously injured occupants inside an SUV were sent to the Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre on Thursday night following a crash that occurred on the 1400 block of Elmira Road in the Town of ... more
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