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Trumansburg man violates court order, leads deputies on pursuit

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On March 4 deputies were called to a property on Trumansburg Road in Ulysses due to a trespassing complaint. The investigation revealed Nicholas J. Apgar, 37, from Trumansburg had violated a protective order but fled ... more
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Pennsylvania man sentenced to 25 years in prison for Tompkins County rape

NYS lawmakers, Gov. Hochul nearing an agreement on pay increases for assigned counsel, public defenders
In a recent court ruling, Edwin Garcia, a 66-year-old man from Pennsylvania, has been sentenced to 25 years in state prison following his guilty plea to first-degree rape. Garcia admitted to the crime, which involved ... more
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Ulysses town voters reject proposition for recreational property purchase

Ulysses town voters reject proposition for recreational property purchase
In a special election held on Wednesday, residents of the Town of Ulysses voted against a proposition that sought to authorize the purchase of land for recreational purposes using American Recovery Plan Act (ARPA) funds ... more
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Special election today in Ulysses: What’s on the ballot?

Special election today in Ulysses: What’s on the ballot?
Residents of the Town of Ulysses, including those in the Village of Trumansburg, are set to participate in a special election on Wednesday. The election will decide on a proposition to use American Recovery Plan ... 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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State Route 96 in Ulysses will be closed for 30 days, state says

Roads blocked off in downtown Rochester after debris falls from vacant building
A major route in Tompkins County is set to shut down for nearly a month. The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) announced the closure of State Route 96 (Trumansburg Road) between Van Dorn ... more
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Climbers stranded at Taughannock Gorge rescued in nighttime operation

Climbers stranded at Taughannock Gorge rescued in nighttime operation
Emergency responders swiftly acted Monday night after receiving a call at approximately 9:15 p.m. concerning two climbers stranded on the steep terrain of the gorge in Taughannock Falls State Park. According to first responders, the ... more
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Larger women’s rehabilitation facility proposed in Ulysses

Larger women’s rehabilitation facility proposed in Ulysses
Cayuga Addiction Recovery Services (CARS) has revived plans to establish a women's rehabilitation facility in Ulysses, following interruptions from the COVID-19 pandemic. The Ithaca Voice reports, a 9,270 square-foot building with 25 beds was proposed ... more
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Bicyclist suffers serious head, face injuries near Taughannock Falls State Park

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A 56-year-old Florida man sustained severe head and facial injuries while bicycling near Taughannock Falls State Park in the Town of Ulysses, as reported by New York State Police. The man, whose bicycle flipped after ... more
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Inn at Taughannock proposes massive expansion in Ulysses

Inn at Taughannock proposes massive expansion in Ulysses
In a bold move to increase their physical presence and meet growing demand, owners of the Inn at Taughannock presented a proposal to the town of Ulysses Planning Board for a major expansion project. The ... more
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Pennsylvania man faces sex abuse charges in Tompkins County

Pennsylvania man faces sex abuse charges in Tompkins County
A 65-year-old Bangor, Pennsylvania man was arrested in Ulysses on Sunday, May 21 following allegations of inappropriate sexual contact with a child under the age of 11. Edwin Garcia was detained by the New York ... more
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Grassroots Festival 2023 uncertain after being hit with major fines, violations by Tompkins health officials

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Grassroots Festival in Tompkins County has been fined. Altogether the festival's organizers were fined more than $60,000. However, much of that can be waived if certain conditions are met, the Ithaca Voice reported this week ... more
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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 ... 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 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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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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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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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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