Category: Ulysses

Town of Ulysses makes improvements to IT systems following state comptroller’s report

Town of Ulysses makes improvements to IT systems following state comptroller’s report

The Town of Ulysses is working to improve its IT and cybersecurity systems following an audit conducted by the Office of the New York State Comptroller. The audit took place summer through fall of 2021 and results were released on April 1, ... 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
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Trumansburg and Ulysses to manage Camp Barton as state park

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 Office of Parks on Tuesday. RELATED: State ... MORE
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State Parks eyes Camp Barton for local-state partnership

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 in order to meet its $1.4 million ... MORE
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Massive renovation at historic Taughannock Falls Inn now complete

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. The Inn, which celebrates its 75th anniversary ... MORE
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 failed to stop at a stop sign ... MORE
Driver ticketed for DWI after fleeing scene of head-on crash; second driver airlifted to hospital

Driver ticketed for DWI after fleeing scene of head-on crash; second driver airlifted to hospital

Deputies say the driver involved in a head-on crash in Tompkins County fled the scene on Friday around 4 p.m. The crash happened along the 8400 block of Perry City Road, near Waterburg Road. Deputies say a Markley Doane, 24, was operating ... MORE
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Running water at Taughannock (photo)

A photo from Taughannock Falls State Park from Rachel Burkholder ... MORE
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Taughannock Falls (photo)

It looks like a wintry bowl at the falls at Taughannock. This photo was taken by Rachel Burkholder ... MORE
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Frozen Taughannock Falls (photo)

The falls were frozen in this shot by Rachel Burkholder ... MORE
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Taughannock on a bright, but wintry day (photo)

Capturing the beauty of late-fall, and early-winter in the Finger Lakes at Taughannock Falls. Photo by Timothy Lerkins ... MORE
Ulysses hoping to put zoning debate to bed

Ulysses hoping to put zoning debate to bed

“It’s been a very long process,” said John Zepko, environmental planner for the Town of Ulysses, referring to the years it has taken the Town to develop new zoning laws that—for now—appear to be ready to pass pubic muster and a vote ... MORE
OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Taughannock Falls State Park (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Taughannock Falls State Park (podcast)

The Finger Lakes region is home to dozens of waterfalls but none are more famous as the tallest waterfall east of the Mississippi River, Taughannock Falls. Learn about the complete history of the State Park at Taughannock Falls from the origin of ... 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