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The Lansing Town Council unanimously passed the Town budget for the fiscal year of 2020 at a meeting on Nov. 6. The 2020 budget features a 0.16 percent increase in the tax rate.

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Trumansburg High School volleyball head coach Angela McLennan, along with a couple other individual athletes and teams, will be recognized among the athletic lore of Lansing Central School when they are officially inducted into the Lansing Athletic Hall of Fame on Nov. 30.

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No more than four years ago, Solar Tompkins, a county organization that strives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, established the HeatSmart Tompkins program. The nonprofit program advocates for the “transition of home-heating away from fossil fuels,” according to Solar Tompkins’s website.

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Incumbent Edward LaVigne faces a challenger this year in Democratic nominee Michael Koplinka-Loehr for the Town Supervisor seat. With councilwoman Katrina Binkewicz choosing not to run for reelection and councilwoman Andra Benson’s (Democrat) term expired, there will be two seats open on the…

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The Village of Lansing Planning Board approved a special permit for the construction of a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) on 20 Bomax Drive by NYSEG and Tesla, Inc. at a meeting on Oct. 14.

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A previous version of this article stated that Rocco Lucente, Jr. was the brother of Stephen Lucente. Rocco is the son of Stephen Lucente, not the brother, and does not include a "Jr." after his name. The Lansing Ledger regrets the errors

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The Village of Lansing Board of Trustees passed a local law that amends Chapter 67-6 (entitled “Exceptions”) of the Village’s code to permit the use of crossbows for the sole use of hunting deer as part of the Deer Management Program in the Village of Lansing Code-Firearms and Bow Safety.

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Tompkins County Legislator Mike Sigler spoke in front of the Lansing Central School District Board of Education on Sept. 25, asking the board to consider requiring background checks for volunteers who come into the schools to work, which is already required of paid employees at the school district.

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The Lansing Town Council held a special meeting on Sept. 30 to discuss various items in the proposed 2020 budget. One discussion that took place was focused on this year’s tax cap. Town Bookkeeper Charmagne Rumgay said the town is currently over the cap by about $10,000.

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The Lansing Town Council held a public hearing on Sept. 18 to further discuss a draft of a local law that would amend the town’s zoning ordinance to permit and regulate any commercial medium- and large-scale solar and/or wind energy projects in the town.

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Shirley Kozlowski loaded a cart full of the handmade sleeping bags that were made by members of the Dryden-based My Brother’s Keeper Sleeping Bag group before making her way to the Cortland Rescue Mission store. As a member of the group, Kozlowski often paid visits to the store to drop off s…

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The Village of Lansing Board of Trustees shared their approval of the permission of the usage of crossbows to hunt deer at a meeting on Sept. 16. The Board of Trustees discussed a potential law that would amend Chapter 67-6 (titled “Exceptions”) of the village’s code to allow the use of cros…

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Cargill Salt Mine’s use of seismic testing for expansion purposes, as well as its decision to expand overall, has received high scrutiny from Lansing residents over the past few weeks. On Aug. 20, 10 to 15 protestors took to the waters of Cayuga Lake via kayaks and a pontoon boat to protest …

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The Lansing Town Council will be holding a working session and a public hearing for residents to comment on a proposed solar and wind energy law this month. The working session will take place at a meeting on Sept. 4, and the public hearing will be held on Sept. 18.

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The Lansing Town Council passed a resolution on Aug. 21. that supports the Tompkins County Water Resources Council’s request to the Tompkins County Legislature to preserve and improve the water quality of Cayuga Lake and its watershed.