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Naturalization ceremony

7 hours ago

Thirty-six new citizens sworn in at Boynton Middle School

The applicants came from eighteen different countries.

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11 hours ago

Attorney General charges Cortland County man who flooded cemetery

The man's water discharge project did not have a permit, and desecrated numerous graves.

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11 hours ago

ICSD budget will address costs of lead in water situation

District officials say they've adjusted their plans to pay for consultants and bottled water in schools during the investigation into lead levels.

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13 hours ago

Paladino defeats 18-year-old in reelection bid to school board

High school challenger Austin Harig took on Paladino despite the latter's experience, including a run for the governorship.

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14 hours ago

Tompkins County approves more funding for gorge ranger program

In 10-3 vote, Tompkins County lawmakers voted to spend $7,500 to expand program for one year to help city pay two additional gorge rangers

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14 hours ago

Dryden residents vote “no” on proposed land purchase

Vote against land purchase was 1,188-936; unclear what money will now be used for

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15 hours ago

New York AG: Data breaches are “escalating threat” in state

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says his office has seen 40% increase in data breaches for first four months of 2016, compared to 2015 numbers

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17 hours ago

Cortland development to provide housing for low-income, mentally ill

The mayor of Cortland says local mental health providers will also work with people living in the new development.

Photo from New York Senate website

1 day ago

Long-time State Senator Tom Libous dead at 63

Libous represented portion of Southern Tier dating back to 1989; he passed after long fight with cancer

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1 day ago

Sheldon Silver sentenced in corruption case

The former New York Assembly Speaker has been sentenced to 12 years.

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1 day ago

TCAT general manager dies after battle with cancer

TCAT general manager Joe Turcotte passed away Monday from cancer, according to officials with the transit service.

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1 day ago

Dryden man charged with intentional hit-and-run accident

Police say Daniel Predmore of Dryden intentionally hit another car in Caroline last week before driving away.

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1 day ago

Cortland Police are looking for two suspects in luring incident

The woman reported being approached by the men twice Monday night.

Reed at Cornell

1 day ago

Congressman Tom Reed holds town hall at Cornell

Reed spent an hour discussing education funding with current students.

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1 day ago

Former child services worker to appear in Dryden court

54-year-old Derrick Lawrence is accused of watching explicit videos with, harassing, and threatening the children in his former auto shop class.

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2 days ago

Ithaca schools budget has decreased tax rate, no layoffs

Budget includes pay increases for teachers, additional funding to pay for bottled water for students, staff

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2 days ago

Cornell to hold open forums on presidential search

Members of the presidential search committee at Cornell will hold two sessions during the day Wednesday.

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2 days ago

Dryden residents to decide Tuesday on land purchase

Polls are open from 12-8 p.m. for residents to weigh in on proposed land purchase

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2 days ago

Cuomo comes to defense of former aide under federal investigation

Governor Andrew Cuomo says Joseph Percoco, now under federal investigation for outside work, is a "good man"

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2 days ago

Former State Assembly Speaker Silver to be sentenced Tuesday

Sheldon Silver, the long-time New York State Assembly Speaker, will be sentenced Tuesday in a Manhattan courtroom as part of corruption conviction

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