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  1. RUS New York Announces New Sponsors and High Point Rider AwardRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2014 | PR.com

    ... towards their qualification for the final race, as well as for the High Point Rider Award, to be held at Tompkins County Fair in Trumansburg, New York on August 19. For full race conditions and current standings, please visit the RUS New York ...

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  2. Authorities search for missing Prattsburgh manRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2014 | Steuben Courier

    ... from the New York State Police, two members of the New York State Forest Rangers, and three members of the Tompkins County Search and Rescue Team. Casciani was paroled from state prison about six months ago after serving time for criminal possession ...

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  3. N.Y. GED tests get tougherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... by BOCES, however, the scores have been significantly higher. The success rate for GED test-takers in Tompkins County who took practice exams was 69 percent (57 people out of 82) from July to December 2013, according to Michelle Candela-Jordan, the ...

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  4. Lansing Playground Sign Not StolenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | Lansing Star

    ... we have here, that would do that." That sounded optimistic, but didn't seem likely. Colt reached out to the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office Tuesday, preparing for the worst, but hoping for the best. By mid-Wednesday afternoon he got his wish. The ...

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  5. Ithaca woman charged with DWI after driving car into swampRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    Tompkins County 911 received a call reporting an erratic driver, with a road barrel stuck under the vehicle, in the parking lot of Shurfine Grocery on Trumans Road in Ulysses.

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  6. Robertson not always helping tax...Read the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | Observer

    ... the phrase draws attention to the nearly 60 percent spending increase that she piled onto the taxpayers of Tompkins County. Martha has doubled property taxes and voted to raise her salary four times. That, fused with the new $110,000 walnut desk she ...

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  7. Young woman chased, shirtless man arrestedYoung woman chased,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... f forcible touching and unlawful imprisonment. He was arraigned in Ithaca City Court and ordered held at the Tompkins County jail on bail of $3,000.

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  8. Southern Tier home sale prices mixed in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... 17 percent, median sale price down 30 percent ($99,500) and total number of homes for sale up 27 percent. a Tompkins County, new listings were up 7 percent compared to June 2013. The number of sales closed was up 1 percent, median sale price up 1 ...

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  9. Dramatic rope rescue as IFD team saves 12-year-old boy after a fall in LansingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | 14850 Today

    ... himself on a root protruding from the cliff face, and was able to use his cell phone to call 911 for help. Tompkins County 911 dispatchers sent the Lansing Fire Department, who called in IFD's rope rescue team to assist. IFD crews rappelled down the ...

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  10. California man at GrassRoots charged, wanted in N.J.California man at ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... aggravated assault of a police officer, resisting arrest, bail jumping and non support. He was held at the Tompkins County jail on $2,500 cash bail for the drug possession charge and held without bail on the fugitive warrant. New Jersey authorities ...

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  11. Tom Reed launches early TV campaign adsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... election. Robertson's spokesman, Seth Stein, said Reed is "afraid" of her record as former chairwoman of the Tompkins County Legislature.

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  12. Be prepared for the Tier's next tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2014 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... Locker saw firsthand the destructive power unleashed by these storms when an early morning tornado pelted Tompkins County in April 2011. "The kind we get, most homes would withstand fairly easily," said Dave Nicosia, a meteorologist with the ...

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  13. Combating heroin epidemic must be community effortCombating heroin...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... last year. In Chemung County, it went from 44 to 288, and the number of patients surged from 77 to 429 in Tompkins County over the 10-year stretch. Cuomo is the first to admit that new laws alone will not be enough, though. On Monday, he said: ...

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  14. GrassRoots kicks off with lovely weather, snazzy raffle, and streaming videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | 14850 Today

    ... I think they feel the same way that we do: napping in your car is far, far better than driving." We asked Tompkins County Sheriff Kenneth Lansing, and he agrees. "Sitting in the car with the keys out of the ignition will keep you out of trouble also ...

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  15. Man arrested for meth possession after he's spotted driving suspiciously in parking garageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 | 14850 Today

    ... n or equal to .08%, both misdemeanors; and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation. He was remanded to Tompkins County Jail in lieu of $2,500 cash bail or $5,000 bond.

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  16. PEOPLE v. ATKINSONRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | FindLaw

    ... Ithaca (Andrew M. McElwee of counsel), for respondent. Appeal from a judgment of the County Court of Tompkins County (Rowley, J.), rendered March 23, 2012, upon a verdict convicting defendant of the crimes of criminal possession of a controlled ...

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  17. NRP/Better Housing Clears Hurdle for West Hill ProjectRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | Lansing Star

    ... then authorized prospective developer NRP Properties, LLC, working in partnership with Better Housing for Tompkins County, to apply to the Town of Ithaca for a project on the 25-acre site. The new authorization will allow State Environmental Quality ...

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  18. Residents Object to Lansing Land Use ProposalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | Lansing Star

    ... of Lansing. A high priority was given to curbing sprawl in Lansing the way it is occurring elsewhere in Tompkins County. It is not responsible or fair to those who chose to live in low density residential neighborhoods. It's poor planning." Thompson ...

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  19. Storms Show Lansing Not Prepared for DisastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | Lansing Star

    ... should also be involved in crafting a Town plan. Councilwoman Ruth Hopkins said she had recently spoken to Tompkins County Senior Planner Scott Doyle, who she said has extensive experience in emergency weather and preparedness planning. She advised ...

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  20. Aftershocks of NYS landmark decision on local Fracking bansRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2014 | Examiner.com

    The New York State Court of Appeals ruling on Home Rule that upholds local Fracking bans in Dryden (Tompkins County) and Middlefield (Otsego County) has made the "170+ fracking bans adopted by NYS municipalities legally incontestable" 1 . This ruling ...

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