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Tompkins County sheriff

19 hours ago

UPDATE: 3 injured in Groton crash Friday afternoon

Accident happened after 4 p.m. Friday when driver hit disabled vehicle along Route 38 in Groton

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19 hours ago

NY lawmaker: NFL should require synthetic marijuana testing

State Senator Jeff Klein says NFL should screen for drug to protect players

seneca county sheriff

19 hours ago

Seneca County authorities hold “Sex Offender Sweep”

Sweep Thursday night was used to verify residence information, photos of 54 offenders; two people were charged with providing false information

DrydenPolice

20 hours ago

Police: Disgruntled parent sent threatening email to wrong Dryden school

Lockdown was ordered before 11 a.m. Friday, but police now say threatening email was sent by parent who addressed it to the wrong school

crime

22 hours ago

Two car accident shuts down part of Rt. 38 Friday night

The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the accident.

marijuana

1 day ago

551 patients certified for NY medical marijuana program

More than 20 states now have medical marijuana programs.

The Director of Upstate Revitalization Richard Tobe gives details of the governor's State of the State Address. (WHCU/Sara McCloskey)

1 day ago

State official meets with Ithaca business leaders on upstate development

ITHACA — Local business leaders met with a member of the governor’s administration who is working on upstate revitalization. The…

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1 day ago

18th Annual Ithaca Chili Cook-Off kicks off Saturday

About 30 restaurants will be competing for the title of best chili.

State Police

1 day ago

Police not pursuing charges in pedestrian hit case in Groton

State Police say their investigation shows the incident was just an accident, and they won't be filing charges.

DrydenPolice

1 day ago

Dryden Elementary School calls lockdown after threatening email

Dryden Police were called and the school was put on lockdown after teachers got a threatening email naming a student.

Water

1 day ago

Brown: ICSD water sources “very safe”, no cause for alarm

The superintendent of ICSD commented on concerns raised about lead level in water at Enfield and Caroline Elementary Schools.

CornellPolice

1 day ago

Cornell Police make arrest in reported sexual assault

Police say Wolfgang Ballinger, 21, of New York City was charged after turning himself in Thursday

tompkins legislature

1 day ago

Tompkins lawmakers want “timely development” of wind farm

Tompkins County lawmakers heard over one hour of comments, then voted unanimously Thursday to support development of Black Oak Wind Farm

crime

1 day ago

State, local police to step up drunk driving enforcement this weekend

Annual campaign has state, local police conducting sobriety checkpoints, increasing patrols for Super Bowl weekend

LANSING STAR

1 day ago

Town, village officials look to smooth over relationship in Lansing

Lansing Star Online reports on optimism as town, village look to improve relationship between two municipalities

smoker

1 day ago

Cortland sets sights on creating tobacco free city property

The City of Cortland’s Mayor is working on a new law that would make parts of the city tobacco free.

crime

2 days ago

3 sent to hospital after altercation on TC3 campus

4 people were involved in altercation outside campus cafeteria Thursday afternoon; police say three required medical treatment at hospital

Water

2 days ago

Lead levels in water supply at Enfield school prompt community meeting

After repeated testing, higher-than-acceptable levels of lead were found in water supply in room at Enfield Elementary School; meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday to discuss findings

court

2 days ago

Cortland nurse aide accused of abusing nursing home resident

The incident happened at the Crown Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in December 2014.

Millie Clarke Maynard stands with son of Diann Sams while accepted the award. (WHCU/Sara McCloskey)

2 days ago

Retired Ithaca educator honored with J. Diann Sams Award

The Diann Sams Award is a yearly award that recognizes a local African American who has worked to improve the conditions for underserved and marginalized communities.

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