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Calm GrassRoots Festival for law enforcement

Calm GrassRoots Festival for law enforcement
While there was much music, partying and fun to be had during a hot Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival of Music and Dance, the festival was quite calm from the law enforcement perspective. As of Saturday, the Trumansburg Police Department covered 50 cases, none of which were criminal, said Trumansburg Police Chief Joe Nelson. These cases were for the whole village, not just... more

Two new stores moving to Triphammer Mall

Two new stores moving to Triphammer Mall
After the demise of TJ Maxx, Lansing residents can anticipate the arrival of two new franchises instead of one: a Dollar Tree store and a Planet Fitness. At the planning board meeting last night, the plan to introduce the two businesses to 2309 Triphammer Road cleared another hurdle, as the board said that only a few clarifications were necessary before... more

Cornell hosting wild horse & burro sale

Cornell hosting wild horse & burro sale
If you’ve always wanted to own a wild horse, or a burro, there’s a sale coming up at Cornell that could give you a look at what’s available, and what’s involved. The Federal Bureau of Land Management uses the auctions to control the surplus populations on its lands out west: the animals to be offered in Ithaca are still on... more

FLX holiday weekend fireworks schedule

FLX holiday weekend fireworks schedule
School is out, summer is in full swing and most Finger Lakes residents have a four-day holiday weekend on-tap to celebrate the Fourth of July. There will be fireworks in the skies above the region for the next several days. Below is a guide to where, and when, to find them. WEDNESDAY Auburn/Owasco - Emerson Park 8 p.m. concert with... more

Burned-down cottage the latest personal loss for Lansing Mayor Don Hartill

Burned-down cottage the latest personal loss for Lansing Mayor Don Hartill
Village of Lansing Mayor Don Hartill is looking ahead after suffering his second personal loss in a year and a half. On Thursday, his cottage near Maplewood Road on Cayuga Lake in the Town of Ulysses was destroyed by a fire. Around 1:15 p.m. Thursday, he received a call from Jodi Dake, clerk/treasurer for the Village of Lansing, saying that... more

Cayuga Power Plant will shut down, converting to data center

Cayuga Power Plant to close down, convert to data center
According to a report from Tompkins County Legislator Michael Sigler, the Cayuga Power Plant will be closing down next year. The power plant is planning on converting the plant into a data center and “becoming a significant energy user instead of producer,” according to Sigler. The announcement was made during a Town of Lansing Board meeting on May 15. The... more

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content
FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 day a year publishing schedule. Whether that’s live-streaming local high school basketball throughout the winter, or showcasing in-depth... more

Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport awarded $10 million federal aviation grant

Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport awarded $10 million federal aviation grant
The price tag for the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport shrank significantly on Thursday as U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer announced the awarding of federal funding for the expansion project. Schumer, who visited the airport in February to call for the funding, announced Thursday that the airport's expansion project had received $9,999,990 in U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration... more

Lansing man sentenced to 10 years for role in Dryden home invasion

Lansing man sentenced to 10 years for role in Dryden home invasion
A Lansing man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in a Dryden home invasion in April 2018. Kevin Chambliss, 32, was indicted on charges of first-degree burglary, second-degree strangulation, first-degree kidnapping, second-degree criminal possession of a loaded firearm and first-degree criminal sexual act in June 2018. And in January, he pleaded guilty to first-degree burglary,... more

Two taken to hospital after Scipio head-on crash

Two taken to hospital after Scipio head-on crash
Two men were transported via ambulance to a Syracuse hospital early Monday morning after a head-on crash in Scipio. State police reported two men were taken to Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse after their vehicles collided on Route 34B in the area of Dublin Hill Road. Cayuga County dispatchers said the call to 911 for the personal injury crash came... more

Lansing man arrested for robbing Tompkins Trust Company branch

Lansing man arrested for robbing Tompkins Trust Company branch
Deputies said they arrested a 48-year-old Lansing man who robbed the Tompkins Trust Company branch in Lansing Wednesday morning. Tompkins County sheriff's deputies said they responded to the report of the bank robbery at the branch located at 2251 North Triphammer Road around 11:10 a.m. The suspect, Maurice Marshall, did not display a weapon during the robbery, authorities said. He... more

Police investigating robbery of Tops gas station in Lansing

Police investigating robbery of Tops gas station in Lansing
Law enforcement officers say they are searching for two males who robbed Tops gas station at 2300 North Triphammer Road in Lansing Saturday night. Tompkins County sheriff’s deputies, Cayuga Heights Police Department, Ithaca Police Department, and the New York State Police responded to a robbery complaint around 9:50 p.m. Saturday, deputies said. Deputies said they were told two black males... more

Traffic challenges put on display at Lansing meeting

Traffic challenges put on display at Lansing meeting
Village of Lansing Trustees were asked to consider traffic remedies for NY State Route 13, and Dart Drive, which parallels the state route and is often used as a short cut from Warren Road to the mall. County Legislator Deborah Dawson asked the board to support a traffic study of the state route, and Planning Board member and Dart Drive... more

Lansing considers land purchase to help water, sewer efforts

Lansing considers land purchase to help water, sewer efforts
Village of Lansing officials considered a plan Monday to purchase a parcel of land that would provide a location for a second Raw Water Pump Station for the Bolton Point Water Commission, as well as additional ‘forever-wild’ park areas for the Village. Trustee John O’Neill said the plan would benefit Bolton Point, but he questioned the benefit of Village taxpayer... more

James R. Shreve of Ithaca, former athlete, coach & TV personality

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James R. Shreve passed peacefully on December 29th, 2018, in Lansdale, PA. Born in Plainfield, NJ in 1926, he was the son of John Donald and Helen Shreve of Fanwood, NJ. He graduated Scotch Plains HS (1945), where he was First Team All-State selection in football and basketball, and an inductee into Scotch Plains Hall of Fame (2006). At Syracuse... more
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