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News in Tompkins County, New York

Tompkins Chamber: Bailey Place Insurance to open office in Lansing
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 21:07:47 GMT

LANSING, N.Y. — The Cortland–based Bailey Place Insurance agency has plans to open an office in Lansing, which would represent its second location in Tompkins County.

Court rulings shift fracking fight to local level
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 02:54:09 GMT

State Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton, D-Ithaca, addresses a crowd outside the Tompkins County Courthouse following the state Court of Appeals ruling that towns can use local zoning ordinances to ban natural-gas drilling and hydrofracking within their borders.

Barry Tompkins' Out of My Mind: In a friendlier New York state of mind, sort of
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 07:16:34 GMT

I lived in New York for five years many years ago and I always say that what it did for me more than anything else was make me appreciate San Francisco, and in particular, Marin County.

Adult infected by West Nile Virus in Tompkins Co.
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 01:15:32 GMT

An adult from Tompkins County is the first confirmed case of West Nile this year in the county.

County unemployment rate drops
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 04:40:27 GMT

Fewer than 5 percent of Columbia County residents were unemployed in May, helping it to have one of the five lowest unemployment rates in New York state.

Make-A-Wish Central New York announces new team members
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:10:09 GMT

Make-A-Wish Central New York is pleased to announce its newest team members, volunteer and community outreach manager Jennifer Snyder of Fulton and PR - communications manager Dyana Smolen of Oneida. Continue reading →

Newfield Man Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison for Shooting
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:13:07 GMT

A Tompkins County man was sentenced to 16 years in state prison for shooting two Newfield men in April of 2013. In April 2013, 36-year-old Donnell Harrison went into the home of two male acquaintances in Newfield, where he shot one man in the face, and the other in the leg. Both men received minor injuries from the incident. Harrison fled to New York City, where he was tracked down by U.S ...

Man sentenced to 16 years for Newfield shooting
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:03:31 GMT

Ithaca, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A Tompkins County man was sentenced to state prison for the April 2013 shooting of two men in Newfield.

Cuomo tours storm damage in central New York; tornado confirmed in Madison County
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:50:24 GMT

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today toured storm damage in central New York. The Governor also held a briefing to discuss the storm and damage in the surrounding communities at the Smithfield Fire Department in Peterboro. Video of the Governor's briefing can be found here.

Donnell Harrison sentenced to 16 years for shooting Newfield men
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:47:05 GMT

A man convicted of shooting two men in their Newfield home was sentenced Wednesday to 16 years in state prison and five years of post-release supervision.