Category: Lansing

Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport awarded $10 million federal aviation grant

Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport awarded $10 million federal aviation grant

The price tag for the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport shrank significantly on Thursday as U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer announced the awarding of federal funding for the expansion project. Schumer, who visited the airport in February to call for the funding, announced Thursday ... MORE
Cayuga Power Plant to close down, convert to data center

Cayuga Power Plant will shut down, converting to data center

According to a report from Tompkins County Legislator Michael Sigler, the Cayuga Power Plant will be closing down next year. The power plant is planning on converting the plant into a data center and “becoming a significant energy user instead of producer,” ... 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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A little sun in Lansing (photo)

A little sun in Lansing (photo)

A little morning sun in Lansing this week. Photo by Michael Angley ... 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 ... 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 ... MORE
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 ... 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 ... MORE
Snowy & Icy Taughannock Falls

Snowy & Icy Taughannock Falls

A snowy, icy Taughannock Falls. Photo by Jerome Davis ... 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 ... MORE
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James R. Shreve of Ithaca, former athlete, coach & TV personality

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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... MORE
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Construction underway on $17.3M housing development in Lansing

Source: Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Twitter 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... MORE