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Auburn McDonald’s locations purchased by Lansing couple

The two Auburn locations of McDonald's are now under the ownership of a local couple. Courtney and Mike Feehan, of Lansing, have purchased the 198 Grant Ave. and 357 Genesee St. restaurants in the fast food chain, they announced in a news release Wednesday. As owners of the Cayuga Restaurant Group, the Feehans already own six McDonald's restaurants in the... more

Lansing McDonald’s robbed by two people displaying handguns, police say

Tompkins County deputies say two people displaying handguns robbed the McDonald’s in Lansing. The robbery occurred at around 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, authorities said. Both subjects demanded money from employees at the McDonald’s located at 2350 North Triphammer Road. The two subjects exited the restaurant with an unknown amount of cash and fled the area in an unknown direction, deputies said.... more

Missing vulnerable adult reported in Tompkins County

A missing vulnerable adult alert has been issued for a woman with disabilities in upstate New York. 21-yr-old Sophy Sok went missing from Lansing, NY, 10 miles south of Ithaca. Deputies say Sok was last seen 8:30 Sunday morning. She is developmentally disabled and deputies say she may be disoriented and confused. Sok does not speak English and does not... more

Deputies: Woman seriously injured after being ‘attacked’ by man with machete

A Lansing man is in custody after a violent, physical attack on Sunday, according to authorities. Daniel I. Truesdale, 47, was charged with first-degree assault after reportedly attacking a woman with the machete. Police say Truesdale caused “serious physical injuries” to the female victim’s face. Due to the severity of the attack, the charge was upgraded to felony, first-degree status.... more

Avon tops Lansing in state semis despite pitching gem from Bell

Garrett Bell delivered his usual excellence on the mound Friday, but it wasn’t enough as Lansing’s season ended with a 1-0 loss to Avon in a New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class C baseball semifinal at Binghamton’s Conlon Field. Bell, a junior right-hander, pitched a three-hitter for the Bobcats after tossing a five-hitter in a 3-1 win... more

Lansing man’s weather experiment on its way to Mars

On May 5, at 7:05 a.m., an Atlas V rocket lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Ninety-three minutes later, the "Centaur" second stage of the rocket released NASA’s “Mars Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport” (InSight) spacecraft on its 300-million-mile journey to Mars. InSight is scheduled to touch down on the Red Plant’s “Elysium... more

Bell’s five-hitter lifts Lansing over Edison in Class C baseball final

Lansing and Thomas A. Edison had played two tight games earlier this season in which neither team scored more than three runs. That left a sense the Bobcats escaping a bases-loaded, no-out situation unscathed in the opening inning Friday night would end up a clutch moment in the teams’ Section 4 Class C baseball final at Binghamton University. As it... more

Local towns, environmental activists petition Cargill and DEC for environmental review

Concerns over mining under Cayuga Lake were brought to the steps of Tompkins County Courthouse on Friday. A crowd of nearly 50 people gathered outside before heading into court to hear discussion about a petition filed by local municipalities, homeowners and activists against Cargill and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. The petitioners in this case include the... more

$5.1 million in state funding awarded to Milton Meadows Apartments project in Lansing

The Milton Meadows Apartments to be built at the intersection of Route 34/34B in Lansing will receive $5.1 million in financing from the state, according to the Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo. The development will be composed of nine two-story buildings on vacant land in the Town Center, the 156-acre area across from the Town Hall, Lansing Community Library and... more

Two Ithaca College students, one from Lansing, win Coca-Cola and Regal Films competition

Theater-goers preparing to watch summer blockbusters, such as those from Marvel Studios, may see a pre-film commercial made close to home. "The Library," a promotion created by Ithaca College students Eva Kirie and Clara Montague, won the Coca-Cola and Regal Films Program. Filmed at the Ithaca College Library and Regal Stadium 14 in Ithaca, “The Library” features a student studying... more

Lansing state championship team honored in Albany

Senator Pam Helming proudly celebrated the members of the Lansing High School varsity boys soccer team at the State Capitol Tuesday, April 17. The players and their coaches were special guests of Senator Helming. She welcomed them to the Senate floor and sponsored a resolution to honor the state champions. Senator Helming offered remarks in which she congratulated the team... more

CHARGES DROPPED: Attorney says story may have been made up by victim in Lansing

On Monday at approximately 5 p.m. deputies responded to 40 Catherwood Road in Lansing for a reported sex offense. A victim reported to deputies that while riding a public transit bus, a male stranger began inappropriately touching her. The male continued forcibly touching her in intimate areas despite multiple attempts to stop him. At the next step, the victim was... more

Two charged after Dryden home invasion, held on ‘no bail’

Police say two men have been arrested following an investigation into a home invasion and burglary in Dryden. The incident happened on Wednesday, according to police, who say that Kevin P. Chambliss, 32, and Henry J. Moreno, 28, were both charged with first-degree burglary, first-degree kidnapping and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon. Police say that Chambliss was also charged... more

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
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