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Election Results 2014 – Races within Tompkins County

Full results from contested races in Danby, Dryden, Ithaca, and Newfield,


Cortland bar suspended by state liquor authority

The 77 Club in Cortland was issued an emergency suspension by the New York State Liquor Authority.

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Police: Newfield resident crashed ATV with 3-year-old on board

Police say adult, child were not wearing helmets at time of crash last Tuesday

Unchained Properties , LLC (UP) of Horseheads, N.Y., announced plans Monday to redevelop the Emerson Power Transmission site in Ithaca

Public meeting Tuesday on environmental findings at former Emerson site in Ithaca

Plans for contaminated site call for mix of apartments, offices, manufacturing space, green space

state leg

Governor’s race wraps up, with eyes on upstate

The four-man race for governor of New York comes to an end Tuesday. A victory would make Governor Andrew Cuomo…

Reed Robertson

Lengthy campaign comes to end for Reed, Robertson in NY 23

Congressional candidates have squared off for nearly two years in contested race in New York's Finger Lakes, Southern Tier

state leg

Lifton, Masser campaign for win to represent Ithaca, Cortland areas

Voters in Tompkins and Cortland counties are casting their ballots Tuesday¬†for a representative in the New York State Assembly. Long-time…


“Unfortunate accident” with chemicals forces Cortlandville shoppers to seek treatment

Use of chemical agents was part of training Monday night at Cortland County Regional Training Center


NY reacts to deer disease case in Ohio

New York is tightening rules on hunters bringing in game from Ohio after a confirmed case of chronic wasting disease in a deer.


Emerald Ash Borer found in two more NY counties

The emerald ash borer has been confirmed in two more New York counties.


County officials begin talks of land development near airport

A plot of land owned by the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport could be developed to lend some financial help to the struggling hub.


Election Guide 2014 — A Look at Races Impacting Your Town

NEW YORK GOVERNOR Perhaps the most discussed race this election cycle is the one for governor of New York. Democratic…


Astorino says NY campaign is no dry run

Republican candidate Rob Astorino says his campaign for governor is not a "dry run" for another race.


Spitzer: Republicans likely to win locally, nationally

The race for the 23rd Congressional District in the State of New York will be decided Tuesday at the polls.


New York allows teachers to give epinephrine injections

New law allows trained teachers to give injections to students dealing with asthma, allergy attacks


Forest Home Drive Bridge closed through Monday afternoon

Work on bridge in town of Ithaca will impact drivers all day Monday


Police: 17 busted in underage drinking sting in Cortland

Sting was carried out Thursday on people using fake ID's, in continued effort to crack down on underage drinking in Cortland


New Yorkers to vote Tuesday on redistricting, money for schools, paper bills

Redistricting, money for education, paper bills are focus of three ballot questions Tuesday


High winds slam Albany area, Hudson Valley

Thousands of power outages reported Sunday in eastern part of New York


AIG agrees to $35 million settlement with New York

State accused two AIG subsidiaries of doing business without licenses, misleading regulators

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