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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

4th Annual Ithaca Chill Challenge raises over $40K for recovery support

4th Annual Ithaca Chill Challenge raises over $40K for recovery support
Thirty brave souls dove into the new year with a frosty swim in Cayuga Lake for Tuesday’s 4th Annual Ithaca Chill Challenge, raising more than $40,000 for Ithaca Community Recovery. It was the first time the fundraiser, which is held each New Year’s Day at the Ithaca Yacht Club, reached its ambitious goal. ICR is a non-profit organization that works... more

Flight from Ithaca to D.C. diverted to Pennsylvania due to fire warning

Flight from Ithaca to D.C. diverted to Pennsylvania due to fire warning
A flight from Ithaca headed to Dulles International Airport in Washington D.C. has been diverted to State College, Pennsylvania. According to the United Airlines automated flight tracking system, the flight left Ithaca just before 3 p.m. Friday, and made an unexpected landing at University Park Airport just after 3:50 p.m. According to the Executive Director at University Park, there was... more

Start the new year with a First Day Hike at Taughannock

Start the new year with a First Day Hike at Taughannock
Leave the holiday stress behind by kicking off the New Year with a guided hike at Taughannock Falls State Park or one of the many state parks, historic sites and wildlife areas that are part of the annual First Day Hikes. State Parks Commissioner Rose Harvey said in a statement that First Day Hikes are the “perfect elixir to a... more

United Airlines to add third flight connecting Ithaca to Washington, D.C.

United Airlines to add third flight connecting Ithaca to Washington, D.C.
United Airlines is adding a third daily flight between Ithaca and the nation’s capital, starting in April. United Airlines recently began flights between the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport and Washington Dulles, after announcing it would stop flights to Newark. On Wednesday, United Airlines announced it will add a third daily flight to Washington with an ERJ-145 regional aircraft. The Ithaca... more

Construction underway on $17.3M housing development in Lansing

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the start of construction on a new $17.3 million housing development that includes 71 affordable apartments in the Town of Lansing. Milton Meadows Apartments, developed by Rochester’s Cornerstone Group, is the first phase of construction at Lansing’s new Town Center and will be located near the Tompkins County Area Transit bus stop, as well as... more

COURT REVIEWS CASE: Should DEC have issued a mine shaft permit to Cargill before environmental review?

COURT REVIEWS CASE: Should DEC have issued a mine shaft permit to Cargill before environmental review?
The main courtroom of the Tompkins County Courthouse was packed Monday afternoon for a hearing about whether the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation should have required an Environmental Impact Statement before issuing a permit to Cargill to build a new mine shaft. The petitioners in the Article 78 case include the City and Town of Ithaca, the Town... more

Section 4: Notre Dame takes 8-man football title with win over Lansing

Section 4: Notre Dame takes 8-man football title with win over Lansing
After losing twice to Lansing during the regular season, Elmira Notre Dame beat the Bobcats in their third matchup to claim the Section 4 eight-man football championship Friday night at Binghamton Alumni Stadium. Junior quarterback Erik Charnetski ran for 145 yards and threw for 148 to lead the Crusaders (5-2) to a 38-20 victory. Charnetski ran for three touchdowns, breaking... more

Lansing outlasts Trumansburg en route to regionals

Lansing outlasts Trumansburg en route to regionals
The Lansing boys soccer team squeaked past Trumansburg 1–0 in the Section IV Class C tournament championship on Oct. 29 at Tompkins Cortland Community College. Lansing head coach Benji Parkes said he was proud of how the squad battled throughout the tournament. “We had some good games throughout our run in sectionals,” Parkes said. “I think they made us that... more

Gov. Cuomo visits Tompkins Airport for groundbreaking of $24.7M expansion (video)

Gov. Cuomo visits Tompkins Airport for groundbreaking of $24.7M expansion (video)
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo was in Lansing on Tuesday celebrating the start of construction on the $24.7 million expansion of the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport. The project, set to be complete in late 2019, will expand the terminal by nearly 50 percent, including the addition of a new U.S. Customs and Border Protection building that will transform the airport into... more
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