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Saturday | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Editorial: Court ruling makes N.Y.'s fracking decision more complex

Opponents to horizontal, high-volume hydrofracking hail the June 30 decision as a signal that New York will prohibit the use of the controversial gas drilling technology.

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Related Topix: Dryden, NY, Tioga County, NY, Chemung, NY, Broome County, NY, Opinion

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

The Buzz: Tornado fatalities rare in Southern Tier

The Southern Tier was in the path of a string of severe weather patterns throughout the region this past week, including nine tornadoes that touched down in the Northeast, according to the National Weather Service.

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Related Topix: Weather, Steuben County, NY

Lansing Star

Over 4,000 Lansing Homes Affected By Tuesday Storm

Theoretically all power has been restored in Tompkins County after a violent storm knocked out power to 17,600 NYSEG customers in NYSEG's Ithaca Division Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Ithaca, NY, Lansing, NY

Lansing Star

New Tank Will Increase Water Pressure In Lansing

The Town of Lansing is moving forward with a $2,006,500 water tank and pump station project that will improve water pressure in the central part of the Town including the Whispering Pines and Warren Road neighborhoods.

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Related Topix: Lansing, NY, Dryden, NY

Lansing Star

New Roots Highlights College Bound Students

Kai Haskins , son of Stephanie Haskins from Enfield and Lisa Marsella from Freeville, graduated with honors from New Roots Charter School on June 27th.

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Related Topix: Freeville, NY, Babson College, Prison

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Lansing Star

New Tank Will Increase Water Pressure In Lansing

The Town of Lansing is moving forward with a $2,006,500 water tank and pump station project that will improve water pressure in the central part of the Town including the Whispering Pines and Warren Road neighborhoods.

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Related Topix: Lansing, NY, Dryden, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

West Nile virus confirmed in Tompkins County

The year's first case of West Nile virus has been confirmed in Tompkins County and was in an adult county resident, the Health Department reported Thursday.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus

Press & Sun-Bulletin

LA dogs destined for Tompkins SPCA

About a dozen little dogs are flying in from Los Angeles, and they're headed to the SPCA of Tompkins County for adoption.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Library Briefs: Ithaca Generator is partner for workshop

Held in conjunction with the library's 2014 teen summer reading program, these programs will explore how electronics can be integrated into clothing to produce garments and accessories that can move, emit sound and light up in response to their environment.

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Related Topix: Libraries

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Man arrested for drug possession following Town of Ithaca dispute

After responding to a dispute, Tompkins County sheriff's deputies found cocaine and marijuana in a car, resulting in the arrest of a Maryland man.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Ithaca, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Some power restoration in Tompkins could take until Saturday, NYSEG says

Nearly 30 percent of the NYSEG customers in its Ithaca Division lost power because of Tuesday evening's storm, which damaged some of the transmission system that is the backbone of the area's electricity division system, the company said today.

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Related Topix: Chemung, NY, Ithaca, NY, Lansing, NY, Locke, NY, Groton, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Ask A Gardener: Mulching flowers and other ornamentals

QUESTION: Should I mulch my flowers and shrubs? ANSWER: The benefits of organic mulch for the veggie garden have already been discussed .

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Guest Viewpoint: Reed stands up for what 23rd District needs now

I am writing in response to a recent letter attacking Rep. Tom Reed. I am stunned by the lack of responsibility and context within which the information was presented.

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Related Topix: Representative Tom Reed, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Glenhaven Farm Winery releases currant wine

Cayuga Lake-based Glenhaven Farm Winery recently released a wine made from black currants.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Trumansburg, NY, Agriculture, Science

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Dryden bat rabid, children sought

The Tompkins County Health Department is still urgently trying to locate three children who were playing with a bat that has been confirmed to have rabies.

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Related Topix: Dryden, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Tompkins region under severe thunderstorm watch

Strong winds plus a warm, humid air mass have potentially set the stage for a severe weather outbreak in Tompkins County, according to the National Weather Service.

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Related Topix: Weather, Tornado, Natural Disasters, Hurricane, Hailstorm

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Health Watch: Golf tournament raises funds for cancer

The first annual Cancer Resource Center of the Finger Lakes Golf Open is scheduled for July 25 at the Country Club of Ithaca, 189 Pleasant Grove Road.

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Related Topix: Ithaca, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Dryden man accused of attempted burglary

Christopher J. Capalongo, 27, of Dryden was charged with attempted burglary, a felony, according to the sheriff's office.

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Related Topix: Dryden, NY, Freeville, NY

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WENY

Effective in Chemung County, Ny Until 7/7/2014 5:30 PM Est

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BINGHAMTON HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... NORTHEASTERN CHEMUNG COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK... SOUTHEASTERN SCHUYLER COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK... NORTHERN TIOGA COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK... SOUTHERN TOMPKINS COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK... * UNTIL 530 PM EDT.

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Related Topix: New York, Chemung County, NY, Tioga County, NY, Brooktondale, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Seniors seek golden years in Ithaca area

It took three months to fill 50 apartments after Breckenridge Place opened in March, and 60 percent of the tenants are over 50 years old.

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Related Topix: Ithaca, NY

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