The New York Health Act is a statewide push to establish a single-payer healthcare system covering every New Yorker. The desire to pass universal healthcare has increased strongly as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Most students enrolled in Tompkins Cortland Community College’s CollegeNow early degree program – a program that allows high school students to earn an Associate’s Degree while attending high school – wind up earning just one degree by the program’s end.
After a quarter of a decade, there will be a new face in the mayoral seat in the Village of Lansing. Deputy Mayor Ronny Hardaway is succeeding Don Hartill, who after 25 years in office will be moving on to focus on his full-time position at Cornell University, according to Village Clerk/Trea…
Garaus Henry, 26, has been indicted on five additional charges after being arrested in connection with the March 13 high-speed chase involving gunfire in Lansing that left a 21-year-old Elmira man dead.
While the Lansing Central School District is expected to exceed the tax cap of 3.6 percent with its 4.31 percent increase in the property tax levy for the 2021–2022 academic year, the district administration says its residents should see their bills decrease for the upcoming year, barring on…
Mirabito’s proposal for an installation of three 30,000-gallon petroleum bulk storage tanks on 15 Town Barn Road – just north of its convenience store and gas station, and where the company already has one propane tank placed there – has brought up some safety concerns by those living at its…
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While the past year has presented unprecedented challenges to our collective physical and mental health, it has also placed a spotlight on community organizations that have met these challenges with strength and resiliency. The Lansing Community Library (LCL) is one such organization.
Roughly $2.9 million in federal funding will be at the Lansing School District’s disposal for the next three and a half years thanks to a pair of stimulus packages.
When Wing Eng, Ithaca resident and avid kiteboarder, helped set up a weather station at Myers Park in Lansing, he did not expect it to negatively impact his work life.
The Village of Lansing Board of Trustees held a public hearing on Apr. 5 to discuss the proposed village budget for 2021-2022 and also heard recommendations for the Planning Board’s on developing and maintaining sidewalks in the village.
After graduating from college, Lansing native Lincoln McCarter-Nyberg had dreams of going to Hollywood to try to break into writing for TV and film. Then Covid-19 happened.
On March 22 the Town of Lansing Planning Board continued discussion on the proposed Mirabito propane/petroleum storage and distribution facility on Town Barn Road.
Tompkins County Sheriff Derek Osborne, along with Sue Ellen Holmes, manager of the Milton Meadows apartment complex (located on 42 Auburn Road), met with the Lansing Town Council on March 17 to hold a Q&A with residents on public safety issues in the community.
Alexandra Ackerman is a teacher in the South Seneca Central School District. She can still recall her first Syracuse Crunch game back in 2004. That is when she started going to watch the local AHL affiliate, starting a lifelong journey from fan, to sportswriter, to podcaster.
On March 15, the Village of Lansing Board of Trustees held a public hearing and discussed changing a vacant 25-acre property from medium density residential (MDR) zoning to high density residential (HDR) zoning.
With the original bridge over Salmon Creek on Route 34B in Lansing now fully removed, contractors are making steady progress on the construction of the replacement.
The Lansing Town Council will host a Q&A session with Tompkins County Sheriff Derek Osborne on March 17 on the topic of the gunfight and car crash that took place on March 13 on Auburn Road that subsequently led to the death of 21-year-old Sha-Heem Harris of Elmira.
LANSING, NY -- A 21-year-old man is dead after a gunfight between two cars led to two crashes on Auburn Road in Lansing. The deceased was named as Sha-Heem Harris, from Elmira.
The Lansing Town Council held a special meeting on March 3 to discuss the feasibility and legality of implementing a moratorium on development in the town following the recent concern expressed by the public over the proposals submitted to the planning board by Mirabito, Dandy and Dollar General.
On Mar. 8, the Lansing Board of Education discussed the gradual reopening of schools and how to improve the virtual and hybrid learning experiences for students.