Saturday Sep 13
Tuff eNuff 5K/10K at Greek Peak offers a substance-free challenge course
Greek Peak Mountain Resort is the site of the second annual Tuff eNuff Challenge, a running, walking, climbing, and crawling course that will raise funds for substance addiction causes in the area, including the Alcohol and Drug Council of Tompkins County. "These types of events are intense and fun, but often sponsored by beer distributors or other alcohol-producing companies," says Angela Sullivan, executive director of the Alcohol and Drug Council.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Press & Sun-Bulletin
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Our NY: Apples by the bushel New York is expected to produce 30 million bushels of apples this year Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1rZSZjz Apples come in an array of red, green and yellow shades. New York state knows its apples quite well: an average of 29.5 million bushels are produced each year.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Lansing is Allinger's Half Way Stop, Walkin' The Country
Lansing's Central Fire Station was the halfway point Wednesday for 1037 Q-Country's Chris Allinger, who was 'Walkin' The Country' all week to raise money for the Food Bank of the Southern Tier's Backpack Programa . Allinger is walking over 100 miles all around Tompkins County getting people to contribute by putting checks and cash into his backpack.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Wallace edges Peacock for Ithaca city judge nomination; Teachout falls despite strong CNY showing
Unofficial results from the Tompkins County Board of Elections show that Rick Wallace has narrowly defeated interim City Court Judge Seth Peacock for the Democratic nomination to stand in this November's general election. Wallace won with 745 votes to Peacock's 675, with Kristine Shaw trailing with 381 votes.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
QCountry's Allinger Nabs $6,500.00 Donation
For the third year, Q Country Ithaca morning host, Chris Allinger has strapped on his backpack to walk for the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. His 'Walkin' the Country' event takes the DJ to every town in Tompkins County raising funds for the program that helps feed children at risk of hunger on weekends and holidays during the school year.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
New York governor and local judge election the highlights for Tuesday's primary
Polls are open from noon to 9pm in Tompkins County for Tuesday's primary election. The races under consideration are for New York State's governor and lieutenant governor positions, and a City Court Judge position in the City of Ithaca.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Ellis Hollow Fair, postponed to Sunday, is in its seventh decade
It's not the oldest fair in the area, not by a long shot, but the Ellis Hollow Country Fair has a lot of things going for it. The annual event, scheduled for Saturday afternoon but postponed to Sunday due to a stormy forecast, has hay rides, a dunking booth, music, games, face painting, and food and crafts vendors, and perhaps best of all, admission is free.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Kitchen Theatre Company Announces 2014-2015 Resident Professional Interns
New college graduates with a passion for the arts and a degree in the field often find it is hard to land that first job. Theater is a highly competitive field, whether it is one's dream to be on-stage, backstage or in the administrative office.
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Even as weather cools, Lyme disease remains aa
Even as weather cools, Lyme disease remains a threat Many cases go unreported Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1o81NN4 Lyme disease remains a health threat in the Twin Tiers, and the problem isn't going away with cooler weather. Exposure to infected deer ticks is actually more likely in fall than summertime.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
2015 Recommended County Budget Released
Tompkins County Administrator Joe Mareane has delivered to the County Legislature a 2015 Recommended County Budget that preserves County services, fulfills several programmatic goals, and achieves the fiscal goal of remaining within the County's projected property tax cap. The tentative budget would increase the County property tax levy by 2.34%, adding $6.34 to the annual tax bill of the average County homeowner.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
As Ithaca residents push for a living wage, a nationwide fast food strike aims to deliver it
Fast food workers around the country and around the globe are planning a strike this Thursday to push for a significant wage increase in that job sector. It's another in a series of strikes like one this May, which saw protests scheduled in Ithaca and Binghamton.
Sheriff's deputies arrest burglars they say are connected with recent spree in and around Ithaca
The Tompkins County Sheriff's Department says the two people they arrested late Monday night have admitted their connection with recent commercial burglaries across Ithaca's west end and northside, as well as in surrounding communities.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Bystanders rescue man who nearly drowned at Ithaca Falls
Tompkins County 911 was called at about 1:30 pm Monday saying a man had drowned at Ithaca Falls.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Armed Robberies in Lansing, Dryden
Sheriff Lansing reported that on 08/26/2014 at about 11:20 PM, deputies responded to Lockerby Hill Road in the Town of Lansing for a second reported armed robbery that day.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
NYSEG Pipeline Has Tompkins Co Residents Concerned
NYSEG is getting some pressure from people in Tompkins County who want answers about a pipeline project that would run through Lansing and Dryden.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Construction Equipment Guide
Carson Starts Successful Businesses From the Ground Up
John Carson learned the capability and versatility of the equipment he rents firsthand, by using it in growing his own landscaping business.
Forest Home bridge has reopened to thru traffic
One of the pair of one-lane bridges connecting the East Hill area to the Northeast has reopened to traffic following a delay.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Texting-while-driving tickets increasing acrossa
Texting-while-driving tickets increasing across Tier Texting tickets in N.Y. rose after 2011 when tougher driving-texting laws began.
Press & Sun-Bulletin
N.Y.'s fastest drivers rarely face toughest penalties
N.Y.'s fastest drivers rarely face toughest penalties N.Y.'s most dangerous speeders are usually allowed to plead to lesser charges.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Highway Superintendent Nearly Arrested For Addressing Flooding
You would think that fixing chronically flooding areas would be simple: hire an engineer to come up with a plan and implement it.