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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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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 ... more
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Running water at Taughannock (photo)

Running water at Taughannock (photo)
A photo from Taughannock Falls State Park from Rachel Burkholder ... more
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Taughannock Falls (photo)

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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Taughannock on a bright, but wintry day (photo)

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Capturing the beauty of late-fall, and early-winter in the Finger Lakes at Taughannock Falls. Photo by Timothy Lerkins ... more
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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 ... more
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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 ... 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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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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Snowy & Icy Taughannock Falls

Snowy & Icy Taughannock Falls
A snowy, icy Taughannock Falls. Photo by Jerome Davis ... more
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Frozen Taughannock Falls (photo)

Frozen Taughannock Falls (photo)
A frozen day at Taughannock Falls. Photo by Jack Vanderzee‎ ... more
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Developer who purchased Exxon Mobile property in Jacksonville sees hamlet on ‘up and up’

Developer who purchased Exxon Mobile property in Jacksonville sees hamlet on ‘up and up’
After decades of languishing in the aftermath of an environmental disaster, signs of revitalization have sprouted in the hamlet of Jacksonville within the Town of Ulysses. The latest: a local builder who sees charm and ... more
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Water flowing through the lower falls (photo)

Water flowing through the lower falls (photo)
Just the right amount of water made this photo of the lower falls picture perfect! Photo by Rachel Burkholder ... more
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