Tompkins County Newswire

Tompkins County Newswire

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  1. How you can help cut plastic wasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... non-plastic straw options. Those changes are often made in response to consumer demand, said Leo Riley, Tompkins County's deputy director of recycling and materials management. "I think what we're going to be hearing more about is product ...

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  2. 74-Year-Old Man Dead After Being Hit While Riding Bike in LansingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WENY

    LANSING, N.Y. The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office has reported that one man is dead after being hit on his bicycle on North Triphammer Road in Lansing Wednesday afternoon. According to the sheriff's office, 74-year-old Karl Wolfe was riding his bike on the southbound shoulder of North Triphammer Road, when he was struck by what's being described as a commercial vehicle.

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  3. TCAT to Hold Twice-Year Open Sessions to Interact with PublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Mass Transit

    Curious about TCAT's planning process? Got a suggestion on how to make your ride easier? Wonder what's going on with those electric buses you heard about on the news? The public is invited to TCAT's open house 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tues., Oct. 16, at Tompkins County Public Library, BorgWarner East Community Room, 101 E. Green St., Ithaca, where your questions about TCAT - no matter how big or small - will be welcome. The open house is the first in what will be a semi-annual forum for TCAT to collect ideas and observations from the community on how to improve its local transit system.

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  4. Battery Storage Comes to the Village of LansingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Lansing Star

    ... off on approving a special permit for the second project Monday because a Section 239 planning review by Tompkins County Department of Planning and Sustainability had not yet been received. NYSEG's BESS projects are in response to Governor Andrew ...

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  5. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | WENY

    TOMPKINS COUNTY, N.Y. If you have children who live in or attend school in Tompkins County and who are younger than 19-years-old, and you will need help buying them gifts this holiday season, there is a program that can help. Do apply, go to the website, www.copskidsandtoys.org and fill out an application or visit any Tompkins County law enforcement agency, or the Tompkins County Probation Department, and pick an application up.

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  6. Tommy's Perfect Centennial FlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 5 | Lansing Star

    ... from the City of Ithaca proclaiming September 29th 'Tommy Come Home Day' in the City of Ithaca. Likewise, Tompkins County Legislature Chair Martha Robertson read a portion of a proclamation from the County, proclaiming each September 29th from ...

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  7. Ithaca man fires gun at homeless encampment, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 7 | The Post-Standard

    ... ow Street. He was taken into police custody and arrested. Jones was arraigned on the charges and sent to the Tompkins County Jail on $20,000 bail or $40,000 bond.

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  8. Underage alcohol enforcement campaign nets 48 tickets in Tompkins CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | WENY

    After a multi-agency underage drinking crackdown campaign this weekend in Tompkins County, more than 40 people were ticketed for having fake or fraudulent ID's. The Ithaca Police Department, New York State Police, Cornell University Police, and officials with New York State DMV took part in the campaign.

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  9. TCAT Intercity Bus Service Downtown RelocatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Mass Transit

    ... Outfitters. If more than two intercity buses are present, they will use spaces farther east to the front of Tompkins County Mental Health Building. In addition, TCAT buses will use the space previously occupied by the three short-term parking spaces ...

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  10. Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Mass Transit

    ... in the Second Degree, a Class C Felony, for embezzling nearly $248,000 from TCAT from 2010 through 2014. Tompkins County Judge John C. Rowley... TCAT is asking local citizens in Tompkins County to contact their congressional leaders to renew funding ...

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  11. Couple to Help Ithaca Police Department Raise Awareness of Distracted DrivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | WENY

    The Ithaca Police Department is urging drivers to hang up and drive, as part of a week-long initiative to cut down on distracted driving. This week, the IPD will hold several events throughout Tompkins County to give residents first hand knowledge of the dangers of using a cell phone while driving.

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  12. Mitrano backers sound offRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | Observer

    ... supposed to represent. Really? As a county legislator - representing a city district - and the chair of the Tompkins County Industrial Development Agency, I am left puzzled. Tompkins County has the most active economy in Upstate. We have steadily ...

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  13. See man rob Ithaca bank; Do you know him? police askRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | The Post-Standard

    ... he robbery, police said. Police ask that anyone with information contact the Ithaca Police Department or the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office at 607-330-0000 or 607-246-5420, respectively.

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  14. NY deer hunting: Oct. 1 is last day to apply for doe tagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | The Post-Standard

    Steve Green from Lansing, N.Y. arrowed this 15- point buck in the town of Ithaca in Tompkins County during the 2016 bowhunting season. -- the same day that the statewide bowhunting season for big game begins in the Southern Zone.

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  15. 5MW Community Solar Farm Proposed in LansingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | Lansing Star

    The Lansing Planning Board considered a sketch plan application for a new 5MW, 24 acre solar array project Monday, proposed for a site on Jerry Smith Road in Lansing. According to Nexamp New York Project Developer Joe Fiori the project will offer discounted renewable energy to residents of Tompkins County and surrounding communities.

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  16. Addressing School Bullying as a CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | Lansing Star

    ... seems to be an area of concern." She said that mental health is a huge concern, not just in Lansing, but for Tompkins County, New York State, and nation-wide, adding that addressing it is an urgent concern during a 'delicate fragile time' for ...

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  17. How to keep pests out of your houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... enter an unfamiliar place - like a house - while hunting for food, according to a news release from the Tompkins County Health Department. Additionally, attics heat up in warmer weather, leaving bats to seek cooler locations on lower floors of the ...

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  18. Statewide program helps women in county governmentRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 25 | North County Public Radio

    ... in her new role. But we would be there as a resource of compassion and understanding." Martha Robertson is a Tompkins County Legislator and says often times women don't have the same support as men. "Unfortunately a lot of times we internalize that ...

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  19. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | WENY

    A special project in Tompkins County, more than 15 years in the making will finally become a reality this weekend in Ithaca. "The idea was born 16 years ago, and we've been actively restoring this airplane for over eight years," says Don Funke, President of the Ithaca Aviation Heritage Foundation.

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  20. Lansing Gallery - Airport DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | Lansing Star

    Last Saturday was Airport Day at the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport. The day started with a 5K run -- or was it a 5K runway? Athletes ran around the runway and taxiway with proceeds going to the SPCA of Tompkins County.

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