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Upstate Fiber now offering service in a portion of Newark, Seneca Falls, and Waterloo

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In the spring of 2021, Upstate Fiber Networks, an Ontario and Trumansburg Telephone Company announced plans to construct approximately 75 miles of FTTP infrastructure to serve 11,000 locations in Seneca Falls, Waterloo, and Geneva. Construction ... more
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State Parks eyes Camp Barton for local-state partnership

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The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation has entered into negotiations regarding the future of Camp Barton in Trumansburg. The Baden-Powell Boy Scout Council has been forced to sell Camp Barton ... more
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Cold weather, lack of bus drivers forces Auburn schools to close, others closed as well

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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 ... more
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Effort underway to prevent the sale of Boy Scout Camp Barton

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An effort is underway to save Boy Scout Camp Barton. The camp in Seneca County, which includes 2,200 feet of Cayuga Lakefront, is owned by the Baden-Powell Council of Scouts BSA. The property is scheduled ... more
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Massive renovation at historic Taughannock Falls Inn now complete

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The multi-million dollar renovation at the historic, 24-room Inn at Taughannock Falls is complete. Among the changes on the lakeside property include a new outdoor wedding and events space, which holds upwards of 300 people ... more
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Two car garage catches fire in Trumansburg Wednesday night, cause still under investigation

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A garage caught fire on Wednesday night in Trumansburg. The garage is a detached two car garage. Trumansburg Fire Department, Enfield Fire Department, and Mecklenburg Fire Department responded to the scene around 6:30 p.m. The ... more
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Camp Barton might be sold to help the Boy Scouts of America pay sexual abuse settlements

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Camp Barton, a 130 acre Boy Scout camp, may go up for auction. A vote was held to decide whether the Boy Scouts of America’s Baden-Powell Council should sell the property assessed to be worth ... more
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INHS purchases Auble’s Mobile Home Park, marking a new business venture for the organization

INHS purchases Auble’s Mobile Home Park, marking a new business venture for the organization
INHS, a regional affordable housing organization, continues to evolve its footprint by recently purchasing the former Auble’s Mobile Home Park, now known as Compass. The 138-pad manufactured community, located in both the Village of Trumansburg ... more
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GOOD SPOTS: Cayuga Nature Center offers fun, outdoor educational opportunities

GOOD SPOTS: Cayuga Nature Center offers fun, outdoor educational opportunities
Cayuga Nature Center located just outside of Ithaca offers various exhibits and programs to help visitors better understand nature. Animal lovers can stop by the outdoor animal exhibits and nature lovers can venture off through ... more
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GOOD SPOTS: Taughannock Falls State Park, hiking with a beautiful view

GOOD SPOTS: Taughannock Falls State Park; easy hike with a beautiful view
Taughannock Falls in Trumansburg, New York is one of the most beautiful natural attractions the Finger Lakes Region has to offer. At 215 feet tall, the waterfall can be seen from above on the rim trail, ... more
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Grassroots Live changed from PODS to general admission after weather damages stage

Grassroots Live changed from PODS to general admission after weather damages stage
Grassroots Live is facing one issue after another this season, and one of their biggest headliners for the upcoming weekend has been moved to the Grandstand. When Grassroots was working to follow Covid-19 restrictions, they ... more
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Trumansburg woman, dog both die in two-car wreck in Ulysses

Trumansburg woman, dog both die in two-car wreck in Ulysses
A Trumansburg woman was killed in a two-car crash in Tompkins County. It happened Monday night, as an 86-year-old woman, and her dog both died in the wreck. Police said Joyce Oltz, 86, of Trumansburg ... more
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Small towns in the area make it onto Travel and Leisure vacation list

Travel and Leisure have compiled a list for travelers looking for places to go with low population density and accessible outdoors. The list is for some of the best small towns in New York with ... more
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GrassRoots Live! event taking place of GrassRoots Festival this year

GrassRoots Live!
As Tompkins County returns to normal after the pandemic, Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival organizers are planning an event for 2021 called GrassRoots Live! The event will have a series of limited capacity PODS (Personal Outdoor ... more
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Trumansburg school board leader steps down after comments about Capitol riot

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Scott Sherwood, who before this week served as the president of the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education, resigned after giving an emotional speech. It came at a meeting on Monday, which was reported ... more
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Trumansburg man sent text messages to protected party, faces felony contempt charge

Horseheads man is charged for sending inappropriate materials to a Lodi minor
The Seneca County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Trumansburg man on a felony contempt charge after an investigation in Interlaken. John Orak, 52, of Trumansburg was found to have violated a court order ... more
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FL1 DAILY: What impact will pandemic have on local addiction? (podcast)

Non-profit agencies struggle to find employees after pandemic
The Addiction Center estimates that nearly 21 million Americans suffer from some form of addiction. Yet only 10% of them receive treatment. Since 1990 overdose deaths have more than tripled; and between 1999 and 2017 ... more
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Trumansburg driver charged with aggravated DWI after crash in Seneca County

Snowmobiler suffers serious injuries after crash in Wayne County
The Seneca County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Trumansburg resident following a property damage crash on Route 96 in Covert. Deputies say Steven Gravina, 63, was arrested after a crash on December 20th ... more
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OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Flood of 1935 (podcast)

PREMIERE @ 8:30 PM – OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Flood of 1935 (podcast)
In this edition of Our Finger Lakes History, Seneca County Historian Walter Gable deals with the Flood of 1935 that devastated the southern Finger Lakes. The July 1935 flood killed 44 people and caused millions ... more
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