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Trumansburg bike shop at center of cycling hub

On any given day, especially during weekends, Ulysses has become awash with bicyclists. There are a plethora of them. The Village of Trumansburg has historically had its fair share, but with the recent opening and instantaneous popularity of the Black Diamond Trail, there seem to be more now than in anyone’s recollection. John Compton, owner of the new Main Street... more

Kangaroo makes a break for it down Route 96 in Trumansburg

As Darlynne Overbaugh was driving home from work Monday, she thought she saw a deer in the corner of her eye by Route 96 in Trumansburg. “I said, ‘Oh no, it’s a deer,’ because those live in our area,” Overbaugh said. “But it wasn’t.” Not quite. The animal she saw is more typically spotted in Australia than Trumansburg: a kangaroo.... more

Body found in Taughannock Falls State Park gorge

The body of an unidentified male was found in the Taughannock Falls State Park gorge around 11 a.m. Friday. The body was located about a half-mile west from the gorge parking lot at Route 89, said Dan Keefe, spokesman for the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. New York State Park Police are investigating the death.... more

Teen employee assaulted ‘multiple times’ at outlet store; manager charged with six counts of rape

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce says a 24-year-old Trumansburg resident was arrested on Wednesday following a rape investigation. Jesse M. Farina-Geiger, 24, of Trumansburg was taken into custody and charged with two counts of first-degree rape, four counts of third-degree rape, and endangering the welfare of a child after he allegedly coerced a female subordinate at a store in Junius... more

Man airlifted to Upstate Hospital after logging accident in Lodi

Deputies in Seneca County say that around 11 am on Friday they responded to 8950 Marilyn Dr. in Lodi for a personal injury motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival, deputies learned that Brandon M. Bostwick, 20, of Waverly, New York was operating a Ford F-350 dump truck towing a Bush Bandit wood chipper up a steep hill behind the residence on... more

Saturday at Grassroots Fest 2017 (photos & video)

It was an exciting weekend in Trumansburg as festival-goers made their way out for the 27th annual Grassroots Fest, which featured an impressive lineup of music over the four day weekend. The weather cooperated as thousands turned out for the live music, vendors and art displays. . The photos and video were captured by FingerLakes1.com’s Shea Oleksa on Saturday. more

WHAT A DIFFERENCE A YEAR MAKES: Photos of Taughannock show how wet this summer has been compared to a year ago

Looking for good photographic evidence that this summer has been a soaker compared to last year? These shots taken by Rachel Burkholder looking at Taughannock Falls tell the tale. The photo on the left was taken in the last week. While the photo on the right shows the same venue exactly one-year ago showcasing how dry last summer was in... more

GrassRoots Fest kicks off Thursday in Trumansburg

The Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival of Music and Dance has grown to become one of the most anticipated local events of the summer since the inaugural event at the Trumansburg Fairgrounds in 1991. Once called one of the top 10 outdoor music festivals in the country by USA Today, one of the reasons GrassRoots Festival sticks out is because of... more

NY TIMES: 36 Hours in the Finger Lakes Region of New York

The roughly 9,000 square miles that surround the 11 sinuous Finger Lakes in west-central New York State are filled with blue hills, rolling farmland and vineyards that produce some of the world’s greatest rieslings. It is an area of charming villages and towns, with historic treasures, including the Women’s Rights National Historical Park, in Seneca Falls. Ithaca, the site of... more

Fish-killing disease VHS confirmed in Cayuga Lake, first in Finger Lakes in decade

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has confirmed the presence of a fish-killing virus in Cayuga Lake. Viral hemorrhagic septicemia (VHS) has killed thousands of round gobies in Cayuga Lake, which runs north-south between Seneca Falls and Ithaca. VHS, which poses no threat to humans, causes hemorrhaging of fish tissue and internal organs. It has impacted fish populations... more

T’burg boys easily win Section IV track title

The Trumansburg boys track team crushed the competition in the Section IV Class C championship meet at home last week, earning 148 points for the title. Sidney placed second with 59 and Elmira Notre Dame placed third with 56. Lansing placed seventh with 35.5 points and Dryden finished 10th with 20 points. Senior Sam Ives placed second in the steeplechase... more

FLX Waterfalls flowing in Spring of 2017 (photo galleria by Rachel Burkholder)

The wet spring in the Finger Lakes has meant the many waterfalls throughout the region are flowing at full capacity. Rachel Burkholder has been out to see quite a few as you’ll be able to tell in our FLX Photo Galleria in the player below… – Check out more local photos here. more

Trumansburg clinches IAC Small North baseball title

The Trumansburg Blue Raiders clinched the IAC North Small division Wednesday afternoon at home with a 6-0 victory over the Moravia Blue Devils. It locks the team into an IAC Small championship bout with Tioga (10-3, 9-2 IAC Small South) at Dunn Field in Elmira Thursday, May 11. Waverly (14-1, 11-0 Big South) and Union Springs (11-1, 9-0 Big North)... more

Trumansburg pitcher strikes out 14 in no-hitter

Jack English threw a no-hitter Wednesday as Trumansburg rolled to a 16-0 baseball rout of visiting Marathon in the Interscholastic Athletic Conference. English took a perfect game into the seventh, but a throwing error allowed a runner to reach base. He struck out the final two batters, finishing his no-no with 14 strikeouts and no walk IthacaJournal.com: Read More more

Trumansburg leads police on foot chase after Kinney Drug larceny

On April 14th at approximately 5:35 pm the Town of Seneca Falls Police arrested Harold L. Oliver, 39, of Trumansburg for petit larceny and obstructing governmental administration. Seneca Falls Police responded to Kinney Drugs for the report of larceny in progress. Prior to police arrival, the suspect left on foot and a search of the area was conducted. The suspect... more

Union Springs defeats Trumansburg, 4-3

Trumansburg was heating up. Then the baseball team ran into Union Springs Thursday afternoon. The Wolves walked out of T’burg with a 4-3 victory, plating three runs in fourth inning that gave them a 3-2 lead. They pushed one across in the sixth and allowed one to the Blue Raiders in the bottom of the seventh before closing out the... more
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