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Lansing woman faces felony drug charges after warrant execution

On Thursday the Ithaca SWAT Team served a search warrant at a residence on Holden Road in Lansing. A search of the residence resulted in the recovery of heroin, cocaine, scales, packaging materials, paraphernalia and cash. Also located in the residence was a small but very detailed marijuana grow operation. The resident, Sarah R. Monroe, was arrested on scene and... more

Union Springs boys track and field sweeps past So. Cayuga, Moravia, Marathon & Lansing

Union Springs was able to complete the sweep. Paced by Eric Ryan’s four first-place finishes, the Wolves won 10 events, as the Union Springs boys track and field team beat Southern Cayuga 96-35, Moravia 115-8, Marathon 103-24 and Lansing 80-61 at Union Springs High School Wednesday. Ryan took first in the 100m dash (11.85), the 200m dash (23.65) and the... more

It’s great to be Dake

It was, in many ways, a flashback to 5 years (and 1 month) ago. Lansing High School and Cornell University grad Kyle Dake entered the most prestigious wrestling tournament he could find, rolled through the preliminary rounds without giving up a single point, fell behind in the crucial final match, and then outsmarted and outmuscled his opponent to see his... more

Multiple hospitalized after crash involving tractor-trailer in Lansing

Three people were hospitalized after an early-morning crash involving a tractor-trailer on Route 13 in Lansing. State Police were called to the report of a crash around 2:05 a.m. and as result, Route 13 was shut down for five hours as crews worked the scene. The Ithaca Voice says the car was traveling south when it crossed into the northbound... more

Cargill Deicing Technology donates $100,000 to Sciencenter

Cargill Mine Manager Shawn Wilczynski presented a $100,000 check to Dean Briere, executive director of the Sciencenter, Tuesday to support the museum's Science for All initiative. Science for All provides free field trips to the Sciencenter for all 2nd grade students in Cayuga County, in perpetuity, according to Amy Gaulke, a spokeswoman for the Sciencenter. "This generous donation from Cargill... more

Lansing among best schools in NYS, per report

Four area schools were among the 155 high achieving and high progress schools identified as Reward Schools by the New York State Education Department. Commissioner MaryEllen Elia announced the Reward Schools Thursday, which included Lansing High School, Maine-Endwell Senior High School, Owego Free Academy and Vestal Senior High School. “We are extremely proud of Principal Thomas Burkhardt and the entire... more

Dryden man makes bomb threat at Target store in Tompkins Co.

A Dryden man was arrested and charged following an investigation into a bomb threat at a Target store last week. Police say that William S. Black, 52, was charged with third-degree falsely reporting an incident. Employees say that he announced to employees and shoppers that there was a bomb inside the store. After reviewing surveillance footage, it was determined that... more

Video of Lansing bank robbery released as deputies try to identify suspect

The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help identifying an individual who robbed a Lansing bank at gunpoint. Deputies were called to the Cornell Federal Credit Union on Sheraton Drive in Lansing a little after 4:30 pm. It was moment after the frightening incident unfolded. On Thursday, authorities released the video of the incident, which shows a... more

Lansing grad goes around the world in a semester

Sophia Pitti-Daly graduated from Lansing High in 2015 with plans to go to Ithaca College to study biology education and become a high school science teacher. But she had bigger plans in place since she was 12 years old. Sophia is on her way home from a “Semester at Sea,” an around-the world voyage on a floating college campus. I... more

Despite a century of salt mining, Cargill getting local pushback on environmental issues

Cayuga Lake may not be seeing much activity on its surface lately as Ithaca’s temperatures continue to fall, but deep under the lake's shore more than 200 employees continue to operate a 13,000-acre salt mine. And, in the courtroom, things are only heating up: Environmental action group Cayuga Lake Environmental Action Now (CLEAN) — with four Tompkins County municipalities —... more

Cayuga Solar project moving forward as it awaits funding

In May, big news was announced by the Cayuga Operating Company – a large-scale solar project would be taking up residence at its 434-acre site in Lansing. The proposed large-scale clean energy project, Cayuga Solar, is planned to generate 18 megawatts of solar electricity, enough to power the equivalent of 3,100 homes. Since then, Cayuga Solar project team has been... more

STATE CHAMPS: Lansing takes title with overtime goal

Senior midfielder Nick Parkes guaranteed his name will forever be remembered at Lansing High School early Sunday afternoon, when his goal in sudden-victory overtime gave the Bobcats their first state championship in boys soccer. Immediately after he lifted his team a 2-1 victory over Byron-Bergen/Elba in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class C final at Middletown... more

Lansing boys soccer returns to NYS Final Four

This weekend will be nothing new for most of Lansing. The trip to Middletown is well-worn and the place well-known. The Lansing Bobcats boys soccer team spent the same weekend here in 2016, playing as one of the final four teams in contention for a New York state Class C championship. And they’ll do it again this upcoming weekend. Ithaca.com:... more

ELECTION NIGHT LIVE 2017 (webcast replay)

Josh Durso, Jackie Augustine & Jim Sinicropi were live inside the all-new FingerLakes1.com Studio on Election Night for results, reaction, interviews and analysis from Tuesday’s vote in Cayuga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates Counties. Hear from Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro, successful Seneca Falls Town Council candidate Doug Avery, Geneva City Supervisor candidates Lou Guard &  Dom... more

Officials to DEC: Stop Cargill mining under Cayuga Lake

Leaders in Tompkins County are looking to preserve one of the area’s best resources. Officials say a letter has been sent to the DEC asking not to reauthorize Cargill’s permit for the Cayuga Salt Mine. They claim research has shown the tectonic forces caused by mining could cause serious damage to the lake. Officials want the company to operate under... more

Lansing defends Section IV Class C boys soccer title

The Lansing Bobcats successfully defended their title over the weekend, securing a second consecutive Section IV Class C boys soccer championship. The Bobcats will enter the New York state tournament after a 5-0 victory over Seton Catholic in the sectional title game held in Oneonta Saturday. They’ll play the Section III champion in the state quarterfinals Saturday, Nov. 4 on... more

Rematch comes early for Groton, Lansing

Groton and Lansing will get their re-match immediately out of the gate back in the Bobcats’ house at Sobus Field in Lansing Friday afternoon in a Section IV Class C girls soccer quarterfinal match-up. Groton, seeded fifth, and Lansing, seeded fourth, were given automatic byes into the final eight teams along with No. 1 Trumansburg, No. 2 Unadilla Valley and... more
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