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Man arrested for DWI pulled over with car full of kids

The 39-year-old had eight underage children in the car.


New York sees strong growth in solar power

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says installed solar power generation tripled since 2011.

State Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton [D-Ithaca] speaking at a Cortlandville Town Hall in 2013.

Lifton weighs in on end of legislative session

Ithaca's assemblywoman said some progress was made, but many important items fell by the wayside.


Deadline looms for Southern Tier casino license

As of Monday, only one application has been submitted for a casino license from the state.


Cornell scientists develop models for Earth-like planets

Scientists say the models can help them project how life could have developed on planets both far away and closer to home.


Fewer New Yorkers signed up for state healthcare in second year

New York tied for the lowest increase in enrollment with Rhode Island.


Board of Realtors commits to cleaning up Newfield

Members of the Ithaca real estate business were part of a cleanup crew in the community last weekend.


Investigators: friend may have bought gun for Tan

The 19-year-old Cornell University student is charged with killing his father with a shotgun in February.


Pedestrian hit by car, killed in Dryden Sunday

Police say a female victim reportedly died after being taken to a Syracuse hospital.


NY agency approves permits to remove invasive species

The Adirondack Park Agency says this will help remove non-native plants and animals.


New solar energy campaign launches in Southern Tier

Environmental groups are launching campaigns to help homeowners and small businesses buy solar panels.


UPDATE: Taughannock Blvd. re-opened after house fire

Officials say Route 89 is now clear.


New York schools fail to combat bullying

A prosecutor says the enforcement of the NY Dignity Act has been a "disaster."


Body found in Syracuse’s sewer system identified

Police say the man fell through an open manhole while helping a motorist stuck in flooding.

photo: Pete Blanchard

City plans to modernize pay-for-parking system downtown

Starting Monday, 300 old coin-operated meters will be replaced by 21 new high-tech pay stations.


IFD urges community to leave big fireworks to the professionals

Small fireworks are not allowed in Tompkins County, but the sale of sparklers is allowed.


State police step up road patrols for holiday weekend

Officials with the New York State Police say they usually issue over 10,000 tickets during July 4th celebrations.


Masonic lodge backers given go-head for grant application

Lawmakers in Ithaca voted unanimously to allow Ithaca Renting to pursue a state grant to renovate the historic building.


Tourism brings more than $100 billion to New York

Governor Andrew Cuomo says New York was the most visited state by overseas travelers for the 14th year in a row.

State Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton [D-Ithaca] speaking at a Cortlandville Town Hall in 2013.

Ithaca assemblywoman urges transition from fossil fuels

70 elected officials signed a letter to the governor, fighting a ratepayer subsidy of a local power plant.

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