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  1. County Comprehensive Plan Road Show Comes To LansingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Lansing Star

    County Plan Moves Toward Completion While The Lansings Struggle With Their Plans The Tompkins County Planning Department held its fifth of six open houses at the Lansing Town Hall Wednesday to answer questions and receive feedback about its draft Comprehensive Plan update. The County is nearing the end of a nearly two year process, creating a major update to the plan that guides county officials as they make decisions on growth and development.

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  2. Reed, Robertson go head-to-head at fiery ElmiraaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... she voted against the SAFE Act. When she had an opportunity to vote for the repeal of the SAFE Act at the Tompkins County Legislature, she voted to support the SAFE Act," Reed said. Reed said that shows the clear contrast between Robertson and ...

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  3. What will the Southern Tier look like in 50 years?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... residents in 2060 when the county's population is expected to be 212,000, nearly unchanged since 1960. a Tompkins County has seen its black population grow from 2 percent of all county residents in 1960 to 4 percent in 2010. By 2060, the percentage ...

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  4. Man Falls 60 Feet into Ithaca GorgeRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | WENY

    A man was rescued Wednesday evening after falling 60 feet into an Ithaca gorge. Tompkins County Dispatch got a 911 call a little before 5:00 p.m. saying a person had been located on the Cascadilla Gorge Trail under the Stewart Ave Bridge.

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  5. Ithaca emergency crews rescue man from CascadillaaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Ithaca emergency crews rescue man from Cascadilla Gorge Rescue workers called to area under Stewart Avenue bridge Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://ithacajr.nl/1tLXbV2 Emergency workers were called to an area underneath the Stewart Avenue Bridge in Ithaca to rescue a man who had fallen around 5 p.m. Emergency responders rescued a college-age man who fell Wednesday evening into the Cascadilla Gorge underneath the Stewart Avenue bridge near the Chapter House. Tompkins County emergency dispatch received reports of the incident around 5 p.m., after passers-by found the man lying on the Cascadilla Gorge trail.

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  6. Cornell spends $1.2 billion locally, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Cornell spends $1.2 billion locally, report says Cornell economic impact pegged at $3.2 billion in New York Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://ithacajr.nl/1wlfkXF Collegetown Bagels on College Avenue is the recipient of some of the nearly $1.2 billion in economic activity generated in Tompkins County by Cornell University during their fiscal year 2013. Cornell University wants to keep track of its local and statewide economic impact to maintain support among decision makers, but also to help its own administrators and planners make decisions, university officials said Wednesday upon the release of the latest study of what Cornell does for the local and state economy.

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  7. Gas pipeline expansion project will boost Minden facilityRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | Courier Standard

    Montgomery County could be impacted by a company's proposal to expand the capacity of a 200-mile gas pipeline, which is currently under review by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Part of Dominion Transmission Inc.'s project involves the expansion of its facilities, including one in Minden, to move more natural gas through the pipeline to meet an increasing demand from National Grid.

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  8. Sportsmen irked over DEC deer management planRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Sportsmen irked over DEC deer management plan DEC effort to control Ithaca-area overpopulation could be model for statewide program Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://ithacajr.nl/1wipIiS A state plan to curb blossoming deer populations in parts of Tompkins County will only reduce numbers in rural areas where hunting is allowed, and not urban areas, according to sportsmen's groups. Bow hunters in Tompkins County are taking to the woods this month against a backdrop of a bitter struggle over white-tailed deer that could have statewide implications.

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  9. Broome home sale prices down 2% in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... dropped more than 6 percent ($103,000) and the total number of homes for sale was up nearly 10 percent. a In Tompkins County, new listings were up 11 percent compared to September 2013. The number of sales closed was up 18.5 percent, the median ...

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  10. Hangar Theatre Hosts Annual Charades Fundraiser TodayRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Arno Selco (Hangar Trustee), Frost Travis (President, Travis Hyde Properties), Susan Currie (Director, Tompkins County Public Library), and Jennifer Theriot (Crystal in the Hangar's Little Shop of Horrors). Dynamic Deserts: Ann Costello (Hangar ...

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  11. Nasty campaign drives divideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Observer

    Up-and-coming Nate Shinagawa, a legislator from Tompkins County, was challenging incumbent Tom Reed for a seat in the newly formed District 23. Shinagawa knew he had an uphill climb. He was a young Democrat in a fairly conservative district that stretches over 11 counties across the Southern Tier.

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  12. Grant for School Solar Array ApprovedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Lansing Star

    ... authorities, while smaller, personal home systems would not add to a home's taxable value, according to Tompkins County Director of Assessment jay Franklin. "Dynamic Energy had some concerns about that," King said. "They hadn't realized that when ...

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  13. Robertson fails with gun ownersRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Observer

    ... claims of being against the SAFE Act, voted twice in favor of it. She also voted to ban rifle hunting in Tompkins County in 2012. This representation is not what Western New Yorkers are looking for in Congress. Our current representative, Tom Reed, ...

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  14. Tompkins health officials looking for dog that bit a boy in Fall Creek areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | 14850 Today

    The Tompkins County Health Department says they're looking for a dog that bit a boy on a bike on Monday afternoon, to make sure the dog doesn't have a rabies infection. Officials say a medium size dog with brown fur, resembling a boxer or pit bull mix, bit a boy riding a bicycle in front of the Gimme! Coffee location at the corner of Cayuga Street and Cascadilla Street, at about 5:20pm on Monday, October 13th.

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  15. Bandwagon Brewpub naming its next beer after Ithaca Mayor MyrickRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | 14850 Today

    ... named after him. He picked a winning sandwich in a Collegetown Bagels contest to benefit the United Way of Tompkins County's hunger and food security fund last winter; the Myrick Mac & More features ham or seitan, macaroni & cheese, spinach, fried ...

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  16. Driver jumps from stolen vehicle after policeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Driver jumps from stolen vehicle after police chase Three men were arrested in a stolen vehicle pursued by Broome County Sheriff's deputies Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1w48Jla Three Tompkins County men were arrested in a stolen vehicle pursued by Broome County Sheriff's deputies in the town of Dickinson early Sunday A Tompkins County man jumped out of a stolen vehicle he was driving while Broome County Sheriff's deputies pursued him early Sunday in the Town of Dickinson. Deputies were called at 2 a.m. for a vehicle trying to enter the wrong way onto Interstate 81 South at Exit 5. That vehicle was spotted a short time later on Bevier Street and passed a deputy's patrol vehicle without dimming headlights.

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  17. Becoming an organ donor is low on our must-do listRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... percent of adults registered as organ and tissue donors. In the Southern Tier and Central New York region, Tompkins County has 43 percent of adults registered, the highest of any upstate county, but still below the national average rate of 48 ...

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  18. Watertown Realtors angry at chamber for hiring Syracuse firm: In businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    ... ounced Thursday, the Buffalo News reported. The Ithaca-Tompkins Convention and Visitors Bureau reports that Tompkins County's hotel and tourism industry is having one of its best years ever and can absorb new hotel rooms, the Ithaca Journal reported.

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  19. Ithaca Tompkins Airport Disaster DrillRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | WENY

    The Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport is hosting an airport disaster drill from 10:00AM to 12:00PM Saturday, October 11. Tompkins County Officials tell WENY News the drill will NOT affect the airline schedules or any other airport functions. It's just to test the effectiveness of the airport emergency plan and the ability of all emergency service agencies to mitigate a disaster at the airport of elsewhere in the community.

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  20. William H. Lane Inc. expands to IthacaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... location in Ithaca," CEO William Lane said in a statement. Lane has a long list of past projects in Tompkins County, including a new facility for the Tompkins County Health Department, Bartels Hall and Martha Van Rensselaer Hall at Cornell ...

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