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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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Route 96 between Ithaca and Trumansburg will remain closed: How much longer?

Roads blocked off in downtown Rochester after debris falls from vacant building
Route 96, a critical thoroughfare between Ithaca and Trumansburg, remains closed due to culvert work near Perry City Road. Originally scheduled for approximately 30 days, the project's completion date has faced subsequent delays. Signage recently ... more
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Public health warning issued for cheese from Tompkins County due to listeria risk

Public health warning issued for cheese from Tompkins County due to listeria risk
The New York State Department of Agriculture has issued a public health warning against the consumption of Connecticut Hill Melter raw milk cheese from Remembrance Farm in Tompkins County, due to a possible contamination with ... more
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Trumansburg man arrested for aggravated DWI after traffic complaint in Seneca County

Lyons man charged with DWI after hitting utility pole, not cooperating with deputies
State police arrested a Trumansburg man for DWI after a traffic complaint on State Route 96. Matthew Rockwell, 25, of Trumansburg was arrested for DWI, aggravated DWI, open container, and other violations. All of the ... more
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UPDATE: One dead, another in stable condition after accident at Taughannock Falls

UPDATE: One dead, another in stable condition after accident at Taughannock Falls
A 26-year-old man from Syracuse was found dead in the water at Taughannock Falls State Park on Tuesday afternoon, according to New York State Police. Emergency response teams from several agencies, including Trumansburg Fire Department, ... more
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First responders called to Taughannock Falls: One person airlifted from scene

First responders called to Taughannock Falls: One person airlifted from scene
An update to this story can be found here. UPDATE: One dead, another in stable condition after accident at Taughannock Falls Emergency services, including the Trumansburg Fire Department, Trumansburg Ambulance, and New York State Police, ... more
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Deputies: Trumansburg man arrested for DWI after erratic driver complaint

Varick woman charged with child endangerment after incident involving teens
The Seneca county Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Trumansburg man following an erratic driver complaint. Around 7:25 p.m. on December 4th deputies responded to the area of Reed and Hecker roads in Waterloo ... more
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Traffic stop for suspicious vehicle leads to DWI arrest in Montezuma

NY State Police increasing school patrols through end of academic year
State police arrested a Trumansburg resident following a traffic stop in the town of Montezuma on Saturday, October 1st. According to a news release, police observed a suspicious vehicle on Route 31. The operator, identified ... more
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Troopers: Trumansburg driver charged with DWI after Ovid crash

Cato woman charged with DWI after traffic stop in Cayuga County
State police report the arrest of a Trumansburg man following a crash in Ovid. It happened on Sunday, according to a news release, where Benjamin Jordan, 23, of Trumansburg was arrested after an investigation. Police ... more
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Two arrested on possession charge in Seneca County

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Police arrested two individuals in Covert after responding to an incident on Friday. According to a news release, troopers from Waterloo arrested Geoffrey A. Stilwell, 44, of Trumansburg and Courtney B. Bowers, 25, of Waterloo ... more
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Trumansburg man arrested on multiple bench warrants

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A Trumansburg man was taken into custody on three outstanding bench warrants. According to a news release, the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office arrested Rolfe H. Newton, 35, for failure to appear in court. Newton failed ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Paul Griswold and the growth of Upstate Fiber Networks (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Paul Griswold and the growth of Upstate Fiber Networks (podcast)
On this edition of Inside the FLX, Ted Baker is joined by Paul Griswold of Upstate Fiber Networks. Ted and Paul talk about Upstate Fiber Networks' beginnings as a small, family-owned telephone company to the ... more
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Sweet Melissa’s ice cream now available across New York State

Sweet Melissa’s ice cream now available across n
Popular Ithaca ice cream business Sweet Melissa's has recently begun circulating their pints of hard ice cream all across New York State. Melissa and Matt Kenny opened Sweet Melissa's in 2009. The couple operates a ... more
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Local area schools see spike in COVID cases, statewide hospitalizations remain low

NYS Health Commissioner recommends Central New Yorkers wear masks
Local schools in Tompkins and Cayuga counties are seeing a spike in positive COVID-19 cases, but statewide hospitalizations remain low as state health officials continue to monitor the highly transmissible BA.2 variant. Central New York's ... more
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Freezin’ for a reason: Ithaca’s Polar Plunge at Taughannock Falls

Freezin’ for a reason: Ithaca’s Polar Plunge kicks off tomorrow at Taughannock Falls
Ithaca's annual Polar Plunge event will return to Taughannock Falls State Park this weekend after a two-year hiatus. The community fundraiser is happening this Saturday, March 26 at the Trumansburg state park. Registration will begin ... more
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Rural Health Network offers garden grants to Southern Tier, Tompkins County schools

Rural Health Network offer garden grants to Sothern 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 ... more
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Gas too expensive? Consider alternative transportation options in Tompkins County

Tompkins County provides alternative transportation options amid risin
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 ... more
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Trumansburg deputy mayor Carver presents report on Tompkins County’s struggling EMS services

Trumansburg deputy mayor Carver presents report on Tompkins County’s struggling rural EMS services
Trumansburg Deputy Mayor Ben Carver recently gave a presentation to the Tompkins County Council of Governments (TCCOG) where he addressed the topic of financial strain on rural emergency medical services (EMS). Carver suggested the TCCOG ... more
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Trumansburg and Ulysses to manage Camp Barton as state park

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The Town of Ulysses and Village of Trumansburg may become the stewards of Camp Barton, a boy scout camp on Cayuga Lake, as discussed in a meeting between local officials and the New York State ... more
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