The Candor Board of Education held their regular June 18 meeting via Google Meet. The virtual meeting, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, was attended by some of the younger members of the school community who were curious about why their parents were talking on the computer.
Norm Ridley has combined his passion for the outdoors and hunting with a desire to help the community. And this year, an education course became even more valuable as the hunting education course required by New York State went digital for the first time ever.
At its June 17 meeting, the Lansing Town Council presented a resolution to set a public hearing to override the tax levy limit, which raised some concern from Councilman Joe Wetmore.
Two recoveries were reported by the Tompkins County Health Department on June 17 as the overall total now stands at 158 in the county.
New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced at a press conference on March 28 that he will be issuing an executive order to move the state's presidential primary date from April 28 to June 23.
Over the last several weeks, the Small Business Administration has led the charge issuing hundreds-of-billions in loans for small businesses across the region.
May was Mental Health Awareness Month, and while many of us worked from home, or dealt with significant life changes brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, more than ever, it was an opportunity for people to think about the impact that a lack of social connectivity could have on individuals…
Last month students at NYCC, or the New York Chiropractic College, were dealt a major blow.
The Tompkins County DMV location in Ithaca will resume in-person interactions by appointment starting Monday, June 15.
One hundred fifty individuals have recovered from COVID-19 after two more were reported by the Tompkins County Health Department on Wednesday.
In a June 8 press release, Tioga County Legislative Chairwoman Martha Sauerbrey reported two more individuals at the Elderwood Nursing Home at Waverly due to COVID-19, which now puts the county total at 24.
South Seneca Central School District Superintendent Steve Zielinski said his team is considering all options, as it pertains to their high school graduation ceremony.
Public health officials in Seneca County are concerned that there is a level of complacency returning among residents as parts of the economy reopened.
Faith is a central part of many people’s lives. So back in mid-March, state stay-at-home orders left congregations in a quandary. How do you hold a service with groups limited to ten? For Bill Puckey, pastor at McKendree Methodist Church, the solution was in plain sight: stream the services.
After eclipsing 10,000 negative test results on Friday June 5, Tompkins County has now recorded more than 11,000 negative test results following this past weekend – 11,203 to be precise.
Tompkins County has now recorded more than 10,000 negative test results – 10,155 – according to the health department's June 5 report.
Today's Tompkins County Health Department release shows slow growth in both positive tests and recoveries while overall testing continues to rapidly rise.
Tompkins County cracked the 10,000 mark in terms of number of people tested with Tuesday's total being reported at 10,050. One test came back positive today, elevating the total to 161. As for negative tests, 291 of those were reported today to bring that total to 9,430.
The Tompkins County Health Department reported another recovery on Monday, bringing the total amount to 137 in the county.
Fighting the spread of COVID-19 has brought big changes to the way one does things, from shopping to community service. The volunteers preparing meals for the Wednesday night Open Hearts Dinners have found the past couple months anything but business as usual. To accommodate public health an…
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