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1 hr ago | WSTM-TV Syracuse

Local police receive grants to purchase license plate readers and cameras

It's part of $1 million in grants going to 31 law enforcement agencies across the state through the State's Division of Criminal Justice Service.

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Related Topix: Prison, Camillus, NY, Seneca Falls, NY, Madison County, NY

6 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Winter-like weather takes another slap at Tompkins

Tompkins County residents felt temperatures take a nosedive Tuesday in what most hope is winter-like weather's last gasp.

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Related Topix: Weather, Ithaca, NY

8 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Health Watch: Pinwheel garden represents child abuse prevention

In light of Child Abuse Awareness Prevention month, the First Unitarian Society of Ithaca and the Advocacy Center of Tompkins County, is bringing the "Pinwheels for Prevention" movement to Ithaca and have planted a "pinwheel" garden at Aurora and Buffalo streets.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Ithaca, NY

12 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Whitney Point driver crashes into Rogan's Corner; arrested for DWI

A Whitney Point woman was charged with driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle accident Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Whitney Point, NY, Ithaca, NY, Newfield, NY

16 hrs ago | KVR News

Bob Moog Exhibition "Switched-On: The Birth of the Moog Synthesizer" Debuts

"Quick Search" KVR Audio's Product Database, News Items, Developer Listings, Forum Topics and videos here.

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Related Topix: Trumansburg, NY, Ithaca, NY, Cornell University

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Lansing company looks to double capacity

Advanced Design Consulting, the homegrown custom-engineering company that makes scientific instruments and equipment on Ridge Road in Lansing, plans to nearly double its manufacturing and office space to help it keep growing.

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Related Topix: Lansing, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Ithaca Tompkins airport director to retire

Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport Manager Robert Nicholas will retire July 31 after 25 years in the job, it was announced Monday.

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

Who's been indicted? Read the Tompkins County Court Monitor

Elshabazz is accused of possessing a loaded firearm and possessing heroin and cocaine on Oct. 30, 2013.

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

Trumansburg man accused of fleeing police

Tompkins County Sheriff's deputies charged a Trumansburg man with unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle and other charges following a pursuit on April 6. Nathan R. Nehrbass, 32 of Halseyville Road, Trumansburg, was charged with unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle in the third degree, aggravated unlicensed operation ... (more)

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Related Topix: Trumansburg, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Schuyler County, NY, Ithaca, NY

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

N.Y. assault weapons deadline Tuesday

Starting Tuesday, owners of guns considered assault weapons by New York will be faced with a choice: Register those firearms with the state, or potentially face a felony charge.

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Related Topix: New York, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Broome County, NY, Chemung County, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Tompkins-Cortland area heroes honored by Red Cross

The Red Cross is shining a light on those who have heroically dedicated themselves to helping others.

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Related Topix: Cortland, NY, Cortland County, NY, Ithaca, NY

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Post-Standard

Human remains confirmed as Syracuse man, no foul play suspected

Human remains discovered in October at a state park in Tompkins County were in fact those of a missing Syracuse man, a state police investigator has confirmed.

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Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Ithaca, NY

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Unity House honors Haunt owner

The award is given to someone who welcomes the agency's consumers with disabilities in public or at their place of business.

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Related Topix: Ithaca, NY, Auburn, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Landlords Association to hear from city building department

This month's guest speakers will be Ithaca city Building Department Director of Code Enforcement Mike Niechwiadowicz and Housing and Land Use Supervisor Gino Leonardi discussing their department's restructuring, and important code information.

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Related Topix: Ithaca, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Tompkins library offers amnesty for fines, overdue items

The Tompkins County Public Library is offering amnesty from fines and collection fees for overdue items.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Groton, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Pieces of the Past: Tompkins helped answered Civil War call -- with debate

By 1864, the Civil War was like the great grinding of tectonic plates, pushing at each other, wearing down the nation, murdering her sons, ruining the land.

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Related Topix: Ithaca, NY, African-American, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Jay, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

East Hill Notes: Red and green successes in Tompkins County

Congratulations to the Tompkins County Climate Protection Initiative -- a previous winner of the Cornell University Partner in Sustainability Award --for its annual report on green, and great achievements in Tompkins County: tccpi.org/TCCPI_2013.html.

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Related Topix: Cornell University, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Lansing, NY, Agriculture, Science

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Ithaca SWAT recovers money, marijuana in house search

The Ithaca SWAT team completed a search warrant and arrested a man for criminal mischief Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: Ithaca, NY

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Teen arrested in carjacking incident

Emily N. Morris was arrested without incident in the 200 block of East State/Martin Luther King Jr. Street on a warrant, acording to the police.

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Related Topix: Ithaca, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Former state police investigator sentenced for sex abuse to year in Tompkins County Jail

A retired New York State Police investigator who once served on a sex abuse task force was sentenced Wednesday to one year of local incarceration and an undisclosed amount of restitution, following his conviction for one count of first degree sex abuse.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, State Prisons, Ithaca, NY

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