Tompkins County Newswire

Tompkins County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Tompkins County, NY.

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  1. NYS Exposed: Feds rule 'hemp not pot'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    ... association with illegal pot. "The hemp plant is a vegetable. You're looking at a vegetable here," declared Tompkins County hemp farmer Michael Casper. Casper started his plantation of some 6000 hemp plants in February, his first foray into growing ...

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  2. 20 Jobs Created With Lansing McDonalds RemodelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | Lansing Star

    ... family here. Over 90% of McDonald's restaurants are locally owned. The Girl Scouts, the YMCA of Ithaca and Tompkins County, and the Ithaca Family Reading Partnership each received Community Partnership Award checks for $500. "In addition to serving ...

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  3. Binghamton continues growing affordable housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... ity Renewal, there are 15 ongoing projects in the Southern Tier, including three projects in Elmira, four in Tompkins County and two in Steuben County.

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  4. Hangar Theatre Company Kiddstuff Presents the Transition of Doodle PequenoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... 44th season, the Hangar Theatre produces year-round quality theatrical and educational programs for Ithaca, Tompkins County and the Finger Lakes region. Hangar Theatre Company produces five Mainstage shows, five KIDDSTUFF shows, and 4 Wedge shows ...

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  5. NYSERDA announces completion of 11 EV charging stations in Tompkins County; EV Model CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 10 | Green Car Congress

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority announced that Tompkins County has installed 11 new electric vehicle charging stations to support its goal of becoming the first Electric Vehicle Model County in New York State. The installations are part of the state's Electric Vehicle Accelerator initiative, a pilot project to help municipalities become models for electric vehicle use and supports Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 40% by 2030.

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  6. Food Pantry Looking For New DirectorRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 5 | Lansing Star

    ... Bank of the Southern Tier, the Mobile Food Pantry advisory board, Chairs the 17-food pantry Coalition for Tompkins County, and is the Director of the Lansing Food Pantry. Volunteers come in for specific tasks during the month, as well as on the food ...

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  7. Costello Announces Campaign For Lansing Town JusticeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 5 | Lansing Star

    ... Judge John Howell's invitation to observe his court, to prepare for the position. He has also spoken to Tompkins County Sheriff Ken Lansing to learn more about the county jail and related topics. "I don't have experience in court. I have a lot of ...

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  8. IFD Responds to Roof Fire at Ithaca BakeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 4 | WENY

    ITHACA, N.Y. Firefighters responded to the Ithaca Bakery on Meadow Street this morning for a reported fire on the roof. Tompkins County 911 took multiple calls around 8:30 in the morning for a transformer explosion and fire on the roof of the bakery.

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  9. How long will it stay this hot outside?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... Center on Sunday, peaking at 116 degrees. And across the Tier, Elmira's heat index reached 107 degrees. In Tompkins County, Ithaca's reached 110 degrees, as did the heat index in Tioga Terrace in Tioga County. Temperatures are expected to hover in ...

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  10. Here's why your NYSEG meter will be replacedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 28 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... cues will even out what is now a widely varied demand pattern. New meters have already been introduced in a Tompkins County pilot program. When unveiling the Tompkins County program, utility executives said a full rollout would come at an ...

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  11. Thompson Park splash pad expected to be ready in AugustRead the original story

    Monday Jun 25 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... park's past and future, proposed the splash pad about two years ago. The city worked with Parkitects Inc., a Tompkins County firm specializing in parks and playgrounds, to select the kind of equipment that will make up the spray ground. The city is ...

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  12. Power Plant to Repower With Natural GasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 22 | Lansing Star

    ... saves local jobs, helps the local tax base, and creates more potential for future economic growth in Tompkins County and the Lansing area." The company submitted an air permit modification application to the New York State Department of ...

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  13. Sheriff Needs Help Identifying McDonalds Armed RobbersRead the original story

    Friday Jun 22 | Lansing Star

    ... the restaurant with an unknown amount of cash and fled the area in an unknown direction of travel. The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office is seeking to identify the individuals in the video; as they are suspects in the armed robbery. Anyone with ...

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  14. Rainbow Flag Flies Over LansingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 22 | Lansing Star

    ... year the Town would issue a proclamation recognizing Pride Month as other municipalities have. On June 5th Tompkins County Legislature Chair Martha Robertson proclaimed June Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, Asexual+ ...

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  15. State Finds Tompkins IDA Transparent, AccountableRead the original story

    Friday Jun 22 | Lansing Star

    The New York State Authorities Budget Office has released an operational review of the Tompkins County Industrial Development Agency . The review was conducted between November 2017 and March 2018.

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  16. Missing Vulnerable Adult from Tompkins CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | WENY

    Sophy Sok was last seen Sunday, June 17 around 8:30 a.m. at her home on North Triphammer Road in Lansing. According to the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office, she does not speak English and may be traveling on foot, disoriented and confused.

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  17. Lansing Gets a Look at Airport ImprovementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Lansing Star

    Tompkins County got the news that the Ithaca-Tompkins Regional Airport will become the Ithaca-Tompkins International Airport before the end of next year, when Governor Andrew Cuomo visited the airport May 3rd to announce that New York State would contribute $14.25 million toward the project. The three big pieces were that the terminal would be significantly expanded, that a 5,000 square foot US Customs facility would be added, and a new State DOT facility would be built adjacent to the airport.

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  18. Town Struggles With Flag PolicyRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2018 | Lansing Star

    ... By repealing an out of date soliciting ordinance that had been on the books since 1966, the Town deferred to Tompkins County's soliciting law, which falls within the Sheriff's jurisdiction. Krogh also warned that a flag policy could be construed as ...

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  19. R2P Builds New Theater in the Ithaca MallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Lansing Star

    ... what has been a nomadic theater company, mounting over 60 shows in any theater they could get, anywhere in Tompkins county. Four of the former movie theater auditoriums will be transformed into a 12,500 square foot (plus about 2,500 square foot ...

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  20. Village Looks To Greenway FutureRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2018 | Lansing Star

    ... Representative Katrina Binkewicz; Community Representative Phil Dankert; Former Planning Board Member (now Tompkins County Legislator) and Secretary Deborah Dawson; Community Representative John Dennis; Planning Board Member John Gillott; Board of ...

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