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Suspect sought after hit-and-run boating accident on Cayuga Lake

The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a person involved in a boating crash that happened over the weekend on Cayuga Lake. On Saturday around 10:38 pm the suspect crashed into another occupied boat, causing major damage. That accident occurred directly east of Taughannock Falls State Park, shortly after the fireworks event, according to officials. At that point the... more

Encore Players Community Theatre presents ‘Artifice’

Encore Players Community Theatre is delighted to announce upcoming production dates for their Spring comedy/farce. Artifice is a hilarious romp packed with intrigue, relationships, near disaster, and, well, art. For her work on Artifice, playwright Anne Flanagan won the Reva Shiner Award, the McLaren Memorial Comedy Award, and the Mountain Playhouse International Comedy Award. The story takes place at a... 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

Work begins on Trumansburg walkway

Work crews began initial roadway grading along state Route 96 last week to install a new, much-needed and long-awaited walkway in Ulysses. The sidewalk will extend from the Trumansburg Fairgrounds to just past the T-burg Shur-Save directly in front of and across from Kinney Drug. It will abut the western boundary of Smith Woods south of the village. Access will... more

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
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