Category: Enfield

Enfield votes against saying the pledge at Town Board meetings

Enfield votes against saying the pledge at Town Board meetings

The town of Enfield, located in Tompkins County has made a move that some feel is controversial. They will not recite the pledge of allegiance at the start of meetings any more. It started as a discussion about removing the phrasing ‘under ... MORE
One dead after fire in Tompkins County

Enfield woman dies in structure fire on North Applegate Rd.

State Police say that on Sunday at approximately 12:40 p.m. firefighters were called to 344 North Applegate Road for a structure fire. Trumansburg Fire Company, Mecklenburg Fire Company, Newfield Fire Company, and Ithaca Fire Department assisted, according to Troopers, who say that ... MORE
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Tompkins residents upset after polling site runs out of ballots two hours before polls closed

Tompkins residents upset after polling site runs out of ballots two hours before polls closed

The polling site in the Town of Enfield ran out of ballots more than two hours before polls closed at 9 p.m. on Election Day, leaving some residents unhappy about possibly losing the opportunity to vote. Stephen Dewitt, the Democratic commissioner for the Tompkins ... MORE
Hundreds of kids impacted by vaccine requirements in Tompkins County alone

Hundreds of kids impacted by vaccine requirements in Tompkins County alone

New York State passed legislation eliminating religious exemptions to school vaccine requirements in June. In Ithaca, where vaccination rates are low in several schools, public health advocates and school administrators are hopeful that the new law will improve community immunity. Some parents ... MORE
FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local 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 ... MORE
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Troopers still looking for driver that fled after pursuit in Enfield

Troopers still looking for driver that fled after pursuit in Enfield

State Police are searching for a driver who fled authorities when they tried to pull him over. Prior to the attempted traffic stop, the driver also hit a car. It all happened on Tuesday around 6:30 pm on Enfield Main Road. The ... MORE
Tompkins County authorities seek help finding missing vulnerable teen

Tompkins County authorities seek help finding missing vulnerable teen

Authorities in Tompkins County are asking for help finding a missing vulnerable person. The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office says Alice Fenton, 16, was last seen at 5 a.m. Monday on North Van Dorn Road in the Town of Enfield. Fenton is described ... MORE
Enfield Food Distribution closure had impact, but back open for business

Enfield Food Distribution closure had impact, but back open for business

When the Enfield Food Distribution center was forced to close in early June for mandatory repairs and upgrades, hundreds of residents were forced to find another way to get the food they needed for close to a month. While other local pantries ... MORE
Enfield food pantry closes temporarily; needs to raise $17K to reopen

Enfield food pantry closes temporarily; needs to raise $17K to reopen

The Enfield Food Pantry has temporarily closed after not passing a recent inspection by the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. Enfield's food pantry has been continuously operating for nearly 40 years and is a member of the Food Bank of the ... MORE
Man in custody following police search in Enfield

Man in custody following police search in Enfield

Following a search for a person in Enfield beginning on Monday afternoon, the New York State Police say they have a man in custody as of 2 p.m. on Tuesday. Senior Investigator Rick Haas say officers responded to reports of a domestic ... MORE
ELECTION NIGHT LIVE 2017 (webcast replay)

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 ... MORE
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Dollar General coming to Enfield

Dollar General coming to Enfield

If you live in the hills west of Ithaca, your shopping options are limited. The folks behind Dollar General see that as an opening. The Broadway Group of Huntsville, Alabama will be building the prefabricated metal building will replace a single-family home ... MORE
Poppies bloom as temperatures rise in Enfield (photo)

Poppies bloom as temperatures rise in Enfield (photo)

The poppies and skullcap were both happy over the weekend, as temperatures soared in Enfield. Photo by Helene Schmidt ... MORE
Attorney General: Massive heroin network busted up in the Finger Lakes

Attorney General: Massive heroin network busted up in the Finger Lakes

A massive 217-count indictment named 31 people in the Finger Lakes, and according to many state officials — could have taken a serious amount of heroin off the streets. Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced the indictment on Wednesday, which included New ... MORE
Enfield solar projects gain IDA's final approval

Enfield solar projects gain IDA’s final approval

Two solar projects planned for the Town of Enfield gained final approval from the Tompkins County Industrial Development Agency on Thursday. Mecklenburg Solar will construct and equip a 1.8-megawatt solar array on about 13 acres of property on 1732 Mecklenburg Road that ... MORE