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2 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Neighbors: Good news about Tompkins County area residents

Wood is the son of Colleen and Daniel Wood of Candor. * Sgt. Emmett Neno, of Groton, serving with the New York Army National Guard 222nd Military Police Company was promoted to the rank of sergeant.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Candor, NY, New York, Groton, NY, Odessa, NY

3 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Then & Now: History Center to switch on Moog Synthesizer exhibit

From a former furniture shop in the late 1960s, in Trumansburg, pulsing, futuristic sounds unlike anything anyone had ever heard before emanated out onto Main Street, piquing the curiosity of passers-by in an otherwise quiet town.

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Related Topix: Trumansburg, NY, Inventions, Science / Technology, Flushing, NY, Arts, Sculpting

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Lansing Star

Lansing Considers $100,000 Trihalomethane Fix

Lansing Supervisor Kathy Miller told the Town Board Wednesday that the level of trihalomethane in a water tank in northwest Lansing is still a problem.

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Related Topix: Lansing, NY, Cayuga Heights, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Dip in sales-tax revenue concerns local governments

Tompkins County and the City of Ithaca were on opposite sides of the first-quarter sales tax trend that across the state raised concerns among many local governments that their budgets will be increasingly strained.

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Related Topix: Ithaca, NY, Steuben County, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Tompkins research institution publishes hydrofracking book

New York state communities, landowners and politicians need access to unbiased information to make up their minds on hydraulic fracturing, according to three Tompkins County scientists who recently published a book on the controversial natural-gas-extraction method.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Reed has raised $1.9 million; Robertson tops $1 million

Democrat Martha Robertson has topped the $1 million mark in campaign fundraising in her bid to unseat Republican Rep. Tom Reed in the 23rd Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Tom Reed, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ithaca, NY, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Rescue Mission reopens Friendship Center in Ithaca

More than 50 people attended Wednesday's grand reopening for Ithaca's emergency homeless shelter and daytime drop-in Friendship Center.

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Related Topix: Ithaca, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

2 Tompkins police agency seek heroin overdose kits

As heroin use and overdose surges in the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier, two Tompkins County police departments are seeking the training and resources to revive people from possibly fatal overdoses.

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Related Topix: Lansing, NY, Groton, NY

BroadwayWorld.com

Hangar Hands Out Distinguished Awards at Annual Meeting

The Hangar Theatre celebrated their accomplishments of 2013 at their annual meeting on Monday, April 7th where one business organization and three community members were recognized as substantially impacting the artistic integrity and financial health of the Center for Performing Arts.

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

Tractor trailer veers off highway in Lansing

Tompkins County Sheriff's deputies responded to a tractor trailer accident around 10 a.m. Tuesday on Auburn Road in the Town of Lansing.

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Related Topix: Lansing, NY

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WSTM-TV Syracuse

Local police receive grants to purchase license plate readers and cameras

It's part of $1 million in grants going to 31 law enforcement agencies across the state through the State's Division of Criminal Justice Service.

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Related Topix: Prison, Camillus, NY, Seneca Falls, NY, Madison County, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Winter-like weather takes another slap at Tompkins

Tompkins County residents felt temperatures take a nosedive Tuesday in what most hope is winter-like weather's last gasp.

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Related Topix: Weather, Ithaca, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Health Watch: Pinwheel garden represents child abuse prevention

In light of Child Abuse Awareness Prevention month, the First Unitarian Society of Ithaca and the Advocacy Center of Tompkins County, is bringing the "Pinwheels for Prevention" movement to Ithaca and have planted a "pinwheel" garden at Aurora and Buffalo streets.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Ithaca, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Whitney Point driver crashes into Rogan's Corner; arrested for DWI

A Whitney Point woman was charged with driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle accident Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Whitney Point, NY, Ithaca, NY, Newfield, NY

KVR News

Bob Moog Exhibition "Switched-On: The Birth of the Moog Synthesizer" Debuts

"Quick Search" KVR Audio's Product Database, News Items, Developer Listings, Forum Topics and videos here.

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Related Topix: Trumansburg, NY, Ithaca, NY, Cornell University

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Lansing company looks to double capacity

Advanced Design Consulting, the homegrown custom-engineering company that makes scientific instruments and equipment on Ridge Road in Lansing, plans to nearly double its manufacturing and office space to help it keep growing.

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Related Topix: Lansing, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Ithaca Tompkins airport director to retire

Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport Manager Robert Nicholas will retire July 31 after 25 years in the job, it was announced Monday.

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

Who's been indicted? Read the Tompkins County Court Monitor

Elshabazz is accused of possessing a loaded firearm and possessing heroin and cocaine on Oct. 30, 2013.

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

Trumansburg man accused of fleeing police

Tompkins County Sheriff's deputies charged a Trumansburg man with unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle and other charges following a pursuit on April 6. Nathan R. Nehrbass, 32 of Halseyville Road, Trumansburg, was charged with unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle in the third degree, aggravated unlicensed operation ... (more)

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Related Topix: Trumansburg, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Schuyler County, NY, Ithaca, NY

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

N.Y. assault weapons deadline Tuesday

Starting Tuesday, owners of guns considered assault weapons by New York will be faced with a choice: Register those firearms with the state, or potentially face a felony charge.

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Related Topix: New York, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Broome County, NY, Chemung County, NY

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