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2 days 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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3 days ago

Sheldon Silver sentenced in corruption case

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

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3 days 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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3 days 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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3 days ago

Cortland Police are looking for two suspects in luring incident

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

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3 days ago

Congressman Tom Reed holds town hall at Cornell

Reed spent an hour discussing education funding with current students.

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3 days 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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3 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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3 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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3 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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3 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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3 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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3 days ago

Traffic opens back up on South Meadow Street after downed power line

Portion of Route 13 near Tops Supermarket in Ithaca is blocked due to downed line

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3 days ago

Fundraising in motion to enclose Cass Park ice rink

Community organizations are looking to raise $1 million to fully enclose the Cass Park ice rink, along with other improvements.

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4 days ago

Gibson says he won’t run for New York governor in 2018

Chris Gibson, congressman from Hudson Valley, was exploring run for state's top office, is not running for another term in Congress

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4 days ago

NY attorney general praises changes in drug laws, police shooting policy

Attorney general Eric Schneiderman says changes in NY like drug laws and police shooting policies should be models nationally.

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4 days ago

Ithaca Police raid Newfield trailer, find crack cocaine

Police arrested a Newfield man after discovering crack cocaine in the trailer with a total value of over $1,000.

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4 days ago

TECH MINUTE: Improvements in farming could fight climate change

A Cornell University professor says better soil management in farming can help cut down on greenhouse gases.

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4 days ago

Advisories issued for missing New York child

Steven Lockcuff, 4, was reported missing by police in Newburgh, New York; police say child may be in danger, in need of medical attention

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4 days ago

Man charged with animal cruelty after 143 alpacas found dead in Cortland County

Dayton Wood was arrested Friday after investigators determined more than 140 alpacas died on farm over several months

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