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Ulysses man found with multiple forms of child porn indicted

A Ulysses man was indicted in Tompkins County Court on Thursday after police found multiple forms of child pornography in his possession. Tompkins County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Chadd M. Carr, 37, just after 10 a.m. on September 16 after a woman who knew the defendant told police that Carr had multiple forms of child pornography hidden in his home. According... 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

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

Elmira man leads police on chase; gets stuck in snow in Tompkins Co.

An Elmira man is facing multiple charges after he fled police, leading deputies on a pursuit in Newfield. Deputies say that they attempted to stop a GMC pickup truck on March 19th around 3:23 am when the vehicle fled from deputies and drop onto the railroad tracks near Hillview Rd. The truck drove down the tracks and eventually was stuck... more

Tompkins Co. dealing with more overdoses by the day

After officials released information outlining the possibility of eight overdoses in a short period of time — Ithaca and Tompkins County added another potential two overdoses to that list. Heroin has become one of the biggest, if not the outright biggest fight that local and state officials are trying to combat. The Ithaca Voice has extended coverage on the recent... more

UPDATE: ID’s released of Tompkins men killed in Ulysses crash

The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victims killed in the crash that happened on Tuesday in Ulysses. Trevor M. Fuller, 26, of Newfield was operating a 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser southbound on Trumansburg Road when the vehicle left the southbound lane and entered the northbound lane where Fuller’s vehicle struck a 2011 Chevrolet Traverse traveling north on Trumansburg... more

First Day Hike at Taughannock Falls

In honor of the First Day Hike, part of a nationwide initiative led by America’s State Parks to encourage people to get outdoors, the trail at Taughannock Falls State Park to the falls was open and there were a lot of people taking advantage of the beautiful weather by participating in the walk. Photo by Rachel Burkholder. more

Woman killed in Ulysses crash

The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash that occurred Wednesday night in Ulysses. At about 11:23 p.m. Wednesday, deputies responded to Podunk Road in Ulysses for a report of a motor vehicle accident. Deputies found a blue 2006 Subaru in a wooded area along the east side of Podunk Road south of Swamp College Road. Ithaca Journal... more

Our Finger Lakes History with Walter Gable: Haunted tales, hoaxes & strange but true stories of the FLX

On the latest edition of Our Finger Lakes History on FingerLakes1.TV, Seneca County Historian Walter Gables explores paranormal sites, haunted places, incredible hoaxes and strange but true stories from around the Finger Lakes region. Well documented local hauntings, the sea serpent of Seneca Lake, the Taughannock Giant, the birth of Spiritualism near Newark and more… Happy Halloween! AUDIO ONLY VERSION: more

Taughannock Falls raging after recent rain

After heavy rain in the Finger Lakes the water is flowing once again at Taughannock Falls, just in time for a beautiful fall scene on Friday. Photo by Rachel Burkholder. Also, check out Rachel’s photo from the Rim Trail on Friday showing the heavy mist at the top of the falls. more

Heavy mist on the rim trail at Taughannock Falls

On Friday evening at Taughannock Falls State Park, the mist near the falls made the falls almost invisible at times at the clearing by the rim trail. This is a shot with the mist cleared enough to see the water. Photo by Rachel Burkholder. Also, check out Rachel’s gorgeous photo from the Falls Overlook area on Friday. more

Police: Man fleeing from deputies on motorcycle crashes, faces charges in Ulysses

Police: Man fleeing from deputies on motorcycle crashes, faces charges in Ulysses
The man was taken into custody at the scene after being evaluated by EMS officials. Groton man Christopher D. Hickox, 38, was driving a motorcycle south on Halseyville Road when police attempted to pull him over around 4:27 p.m. He allegedly did not stop for police., the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office said in a news release. Read the entire story... more