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Dryden, Cortlandville fire departments get $300K in federal funding

Fire departments in Tompkins and Cortland County are getting more than $300,000 in federal funding.

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100 block of North Aurora Street to reopen Thursday

The 100 block of North Aurora Street in downtown Ithaca will reopen to vehicle traffic Thursday.


Forest Home Drive Bridge work nearly done

Work to replace the aging Forest Home Drive Bridge near the Cornell campus is almost complete.


Lawsuit: Medicaid home care cuts unjust

A lawsuit accuses New York State health officials of cutting or denying Medicaid home care services to disabled and chronically ill people without proper notice.


Tompkins County restarting sale process of Biggs parcel

The Tompkins County Legislature Tuesday has decided start fresh on the process to potentially develop the Biggs Parcel in the Town of Ithaca near the Cayuga Medical Center.

A benefit event for those affected by the June 20th crash at Simeon's Restaurant on the Commons was held at Stewart Park Tuesday.

Simeon’s benefit at Stewart Park raises $9K

A benefit was held Tuesday at Stewart Park for workers and residents affected by the crash at Simeon’s restaurant in Ithaca.

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45-year-old man busted for meth lab in Cortland County

Sheriff’s deputies in Cortland County have busted a meth lab in the town of Willet.


NY Gov. Cuomo raises $8.5M for re-election

Cuomo's campaign disclosed the numbers Tuesday, which was the deadline for candidates to file their six-month finance reports with the state.

The Village of Cayuga Heights Police Department has released this composite sketch of the suspect in an armed robbery that happened at a home on The Parkway, Sunday, July 13, 2014

Police release sketch of Cayuga Heights armed robbery suspect

Police have released a composite sketch of the suspect in an armed robbery that happened in Cayuga Heights Sunday night.


NY invests $135M in nanotech initiative with GE

New York state is teaming with General Electric and other companies on a $500 million initiative to spur research and development in miniature electronic components.


Developer looks to expand Carey Building

A two-story building just off the Ithaca Commons could become a 7-story building under a plan from a local developer.

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Downtown Disaster Benefit will go on rain or shine

The threat of bad weather today won’t be a threat to a benefit planned at Stewart Park tonight for those affected by last month’s truck crash into Simeon’s on the Commons.


22.8 million NY’ers personal records exposed

A new report shows 22.8 million private records of New Yorkers have been exposed in data security breaches reported by 3,000 businesses, nonprofits and governments over the past eight years.


NY to get $182M from Citigroup’s $7B settlement

New York is poised to receive $92 million in cash and at least $90 million in consumer relief as part of a $7 billion national settlement with Citigroup for its handling of risky subprime mortgages that contributed to the national financial crisis in 2008.


Court dismisses challenges to NY fracking review

Lawsuits claimed the DEC abused its discretion by delaying completion of its environmental review.


UPDATE: Police still looking for suspect in armed robbery in Cayuga Heights

Incident happened around 10:30 Sunday on The Parkway in village


Waste hauler Casella reaches settlement over operations in Ithaca area, upstate New York

Company's agreement with New York State Attorney General's Office will require them to ease restrictions on contracts, notify state of further acquisitions


Tully man killed in ATV accident

Police say a 28-year-old man riding an all-terrain vehicle has been killed in a collision with a car on a central New York road.


Schumer: highway funding row would delay projects

Senator Charles Schumer says dozens of highway projects in New York state would be delayed if Congress can't reach an agreement on federal highway funding.


NWS confirms Sunday tornado in Schuyler County

Meteorologists from the National Weather Service will be in the Finger Lakes region to determine if a tornado touched down during violent storms over the weekend.

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