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Adirondack tourist train and trail gets second hearing

New York regulators are discussing a proposal to extend a train route as well as create a multi-use trail.


Youth survey shows some promising statistics

According to Tompkins County's biannual survey, drug and alcohol use is down among local students.


West Nile and EEE reported throughout New York

One of the cases of EEE was found near the Syracuse area.


Finishing touches on the Cayuga Waterfront Trail

Officials say the trail will be ready in time for the ribbon cutting ceremony on August 30th.


June rainfall reaches almost twice the average

The Northeast Climate Center says flooding conditions were worse because May was much drier than usual.


Freeville man sentenced for rape, child pornography

54-year-old Michael Ruffino will now face five years in prison for the multiple charges against him.


Victim of car-pedestrian accident over weekend identified

According to the Tompkins County Sheriff's Department, 20-year-old Kaila Mae Baraby died after being hit by a car Sunday.

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Man arrested for DWI pulled over with car full of kids

The 39-year-old had eight underage children in the car.


New York sees strong growth in solar power

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says installed solar power generation tripled since 2011.

State Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton [D-Ithaca] speaking at a Cortlandville Town Hall in 2013.

Lifton weighs in on end of legislative session

Ithaca's assemblywoman said some progress was made, but many important items fell by the wayside.


Deadline looms for Southern Tier casino license

As of Monday, only one application has been submitted for a casino license from the state.


Cornell scientists develop models for Earth-like planets

Scientists say the models can help them project how life could have developed on planets both far away and closer to home.


Fewer New Yorkers signed up for state healthcare in second year

New York tied for the lowest increase in enrollment with Rhode Island.


Board of Realtors commits to cleaning up Newfield

Members of the Ithaca real estate business were part of a cleanup crew in the community last weekend.


Investigators: friend may have bought gun for Tan

The 19-year-old Cornell University student is charged with killing his father with a shotgun in February.


Pedestrian hit by car, killed in Dryden Sunday

Police say a female victim reportedly died after being taken to a Syracuse hospital.


NY agency approves permits to remove invasive species

The Adirondack Park Agency says this will help remove non-native plants and animals.


New solar energy campaign launches in Southern Tier

Environmental groups are launching campaigns to help homeowners and small businesses buy solar panels.


UPDATE: Taughannock Blvd. re-opened after house fire

Officials say Route 89 is now clear.


New York schools fail to combat bullying

A prosecutor says the enforcement of the NY Dignity Act has been a "disaster."

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