Category: Newfield

Route 13B in Newfield closed due to overturned tractor-trailer

Route 13B in Newfield closed due to overturned tractor-trailer

Transportation officials say Route 13B between West Danby Road and Millard Hill Road in Newfield is closed. The closure was prompted by an incident involving a tractor-trailer. Reports from transportation officials indicate that a tractor-trailer overturned in the southbound side of the ... MORE
Reward offered to bring Tompkins County murder suspects to justice

Reward offered to bring Tompkins County murder suspects to justice

After a home invasion and murder in Newfield last month, law enforcement officials are offering a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information that directly leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the crime. A 29-year-old Newfield resident, ... MORE
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GoFundMe raises more than $10K for teacher killed in Newfield home invasion

GoFundMe raises more than $10K for teacher killed in Newfield home invasion

A GoFundMe has been setup for the Newfield man killed in a home invasion in Newfield last week. Dejour Xavier Gandy, 29, died from the shooting, which happened early-Saturday morning last week. The Newfield High School graduate was a pre-k teacher in ... MORE
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Shooting leaves one dead in Tompkins County; search underway for three suspects

UPDATE: Police ask for public’s help after deadly shooting in Tompkins County

Investigators are asking for the public’s help after a deadly shooting in the Town of Newfield early-Saturday. Dejour Xavier Gandy, 29, was found deceased by deputies who responded to the scene after reports of shots fired at the residence. Deputies say he ... MORE
Newfield man charged with sexual abuse of child

Newfield man charged with sexual abuse of child

A Newfield man was arrested on sex abuse charges, according to authorities. Deputies say Remanu J. Phillips, 29, of Newfield, has been charged with felony sexual abuse following a complaint that an adult was having sexual contact with a child younger than ... MORE
Investigation underway into stolen truck, credit card in Tompkins County

Investigation underway into stolen truck, credit card in Tompkins County

The Ithaca Voice reports that the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of a vehicle, company credit card and more than $9,000 worth of tools and equipment Saturday morning from Midstate Basement Authorities, a contractor based in Newfield. Eric Leach, ... 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
One person shot in Tompkins County; Troopers investigate Newfield scene

One person shot in Tompkins County; Troopers investigate Newfield scene

Police are investigating a shooting, which took place near an apartment in Newfield on Sunday. Troopers in Ithaca responded to a ‘shots-fired’ call at a parking lot of an apartment house on Shaffer Road. When they arrived, they learned that a male ... MORE
Newfield BOE renews contracts for coach and athletic director

Newfield BOE renews contracts for coach and athletic director

After some public outrage, confusion, and nearly a month’s time, Athletic Director Jeff Augustine and varsity basketball Coach Chris Bubble will continue their work at the Newfield School District. At the Board of Education (BOE) meeting on July 11, the newly-restructured board ... MORE
Newfield Public Library going fine free

Newfield Public Library going fine free

Beginning May 1, Newfield Public Library will no longer charge overdue fines for items returned later than their due dates. Patrons will no longer receive daily late fines on overdue items. Existing fines from past overdue items issued by NPL will be ... MORE
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FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

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Deputies: Drunk driver causes head-on crash in Newfield, three sent to area hospitals

Deputies: Drunk driver charged after head-on crash in Newfield

Deputies say a driver involved in a head-on crash in Newfield on Sunday, which resulted in three people being seriously injured – happened after one driver was under the influence of alcohol. It happened on Shaffer Road in the town of Newfield ... MORE
Newfield man arrested for stealing over $7,000 in unemployment benefits

Newfield man arrested for stealing over $7,000 in unemployment benefits

A Newfield man was arrested this week after a New York State Police investigation revealed he stole several thousand dollars of unemployment benefits. Ransome S. VanRiper, 40, was arrested on Wednesday at 9:56 a.m. and is charged with felony third-degree grand larceny ... MORE
Driver airlifted after three-car wreck on Rt. 13 in Newfield

Driver airlifted after three-car wreck on Rt. 13 in Newfield

First responders say one person was airlifted from the scene of a violent accident on Route 13 in Newfield. The crash occurred near Ithaca Recreation Sports Inc. and traffic was closed in both directions. The accident involved two cars and a tractor-trailer ... MORE
Learning curve for Newfield baseball team underway

Learning curve for Newfield baseball team underway

The Newfield baseball team had been itching to get out on the field. Not only did the poor April weather keep them off their field, they actually hadn’t played on their home field in a year due to a renovation project. The ... MORE