Lansing Fire Department Chief Scott Purcell wrote a letter to the Lansing Town Council on Nov. 20, citing his concerns over the department’s ability to respond to emergencies with the current weight restrictions on three bridges in the area that are in need of repairs.
Due to recent concerns expressed by residents regarding regulation of short term rental housing in the Village of Lansing, the village planning board held a discussion at its meeting on Nov. 11 to begin the early stages of solving this issue.
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.
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.
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…
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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…
The Lansing Town Council held a working session on Sept. 4 to discuss a draft of a potential law regarding the regulation of solar and wind energy systems in the town.
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 …
The Town of Lansing Planning Board held a public hearing on Aug. 26 to discuss Salt Point Brewing Company’s submitted plan to relocate and expand its business.
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.
The Lansing Town Council passed a resolution on Aug. 21 to grant a waiver to Village Solars, LLC, for an extension of the completion date of the Village Solars Community Center project to Dec. 31, 2021.