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A towering new sculpture now welcomes visitors to Cornell Botanic Gardens: “Double Allium,” crafted of metal and glass, stands 12 feet tall and sits along the walkway to the Nevin Welcome Center. The work features graceful leaves crafted of metal and closed blooms in purple glass.

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The United STARS, an eighth grade AAU boys basketball team comprised of athletes from the Ithaca, Lansing, Newfield and Corning school districts, placed 10th at the AAU National Tournament on July 19 in Orlando, FL. Five hundred teams competed to qualify for the tournament, and the STARS wer…

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After spending nearly four decades chronicling the historical accounts of the Town of Lansing, Town Historian Louise Bement will forever be a part of the town’s history after the Town Council passed a resolution on July 17 permitting the naming of a road in the town Louise Bement Lane.

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The Finger Lakes Land Trust will be delivering a presentation to the Lansing Town Council on the potential acquisition and preservation of the Cayuga Cliffs land and water at a meeting on July 17.

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In the spring of 2018, Dennis Osika approached the Lansing Central School District as a representative of the Lansing Rotary Club. Rotary was looking to do a project to improve the district’s facilities. It took many meetings with various school personnel, but over a year later the project f…

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After the move of TJ Maxx downtown, Lansing residents can anticipate the arrival of two new franchises instead of one: a Dollar Tree store and a Planet Fitness. The Planet Fitness will be moving from the Shops at Ithaca Mall, located across the street from their new location. 

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The Lansing School District and members of the community gathered at Sobus Field on June 28 for the graduation of the high school’s 71st senior class of 74 students.

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The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office is looking for assistance in identifying an individual in a grey t-shirt, in relation to a larceny that occurred on June 20 at Target at the Shops at Ithaca Mall. Anyone with information is encourages to contact the non-emergency line to dispatch at 607-2…

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The Large Group Instructional room was nearly full at Lansing High School on Monday evening, as newly-tenured and retiring teachers were recognized for their hard work and students advocated for sustainability at a lively Board of Education meeting. 

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Democratic Party candidates Andra Benson, Bronwyn Losey and Michael Koplinka-Loehr were pleased and honored by the overwhelmingly positive response they received in their visits to over 500 Town of Lansing households, as they gathered signatures for inclusion on the Lansing Lighthouse Party …

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With the recent news of the Cayuga Power Plant’s plan to convert to a data center, Lisa Marshall, a community organizer for Mothers Out Front NY, assembled a special meeting with members of the community at the Lansing Town Hall on May 29 to discuss what the community’s course of action to s…

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The Town of Lansing Planning Board will be holding a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 10, at the Town Hall to discuss an application for a Site Plan approval by SEE Associates owner Andrew J. Sciarabba.

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Around 11 p.m. on June 1, the deputies from the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office repsonded to a noise complaint at 791 Van Ostrand Road in the Town of Lansing. Deputies were called after nearby residents reported their neighbor had threatened them after they went over and asked him to turn t…

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After topping Newfield 11–1 in the opening round of the Section IV Class C tournament on May 24, the Lansing baseball team advanced to the semifinals after defeating Elmira Notre Dame 8–1 on May 27.

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The Village of Lansing Planning Board passed a resolution at a meeting on May 13 that approved Maguire Nissan’s proposed Special Permit to build a new Nissan dealership on a four-acre property on 35 Cinema Drive.

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The Lansing High School boys soccer team was honored for its NYSPHSAA Class C championship last fall by New York State Senator Pamela Helming on April 30 at the State Capitol, according to a May 7 press release from Senator Helming’s office.

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Representatives of the Alcohol & Drug Council of Tompkins County held an open house for the new Open Access Center located on 2353 North Triphammer Road in Ithaca on May 8.

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The Lansing Central School District’s music program recently received the Best Communities of Music Education award from the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation, which “honors schools and districts across the United States for their commitment to and support of music ed…