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Newfield Central School District is getting the wheels rolling on an initiative to go green with electric buses. The district plans to use funding from the EPA’s Clean School Bus Program to add three electric buses to its fleet by 2024.

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On Friday, at 7:15 PM, Ithaca Police Officers responded to 219 Elmira Rd, Dankie's Glass Shop for a report of shots fired. On scene Officers interviewed victims and witnesses and found that two black males had attempted to rob the store and met with resistance from the owner. After a brief s…

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District Attorney Matthew Van Houten announced today that Jonathan A. Roberts, 32, of Elmira, has been charged in a four-count indictment related to the motor vehicle collision which took place on Route 13 in the Town of Newfield in the early morning hours of March 19, 2022.  Leon Arguello, …

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Tompkins Community Bank and the Legacy Foundation are pleased to announce that three Tompkins County teachers were recognized with certificates and monetary awards for their incredible efforts to improve education in their districts. This year’s Raymond Van Houtte Teacher Awards recipients a…

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TST BOCES and Newfield student, Liane Jackson, earned first place at the Area 2 SkillsUSA competition this winter. SkillsUSA is a nationwide academic association that supports the further development of students whose focus is on careers in skilled trades. The competition took place at SUNY …

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Two Newfield restaurants were victorious this year in Ithaca’s 24th Annual Chili Cook-off, held March 5 on the Ithaca Commons. 

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One thing the colorful cast of characteristics comprising the upcoming Newfield production of “Shrek the Musical!” could agree on was that the group was perfectly cast in their roles. As they took a break from dress rehearsal March 19, they sat down to talk to the Newfield News, and the reas…

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The Town of Newfield has suspended Town Recreation Director Austin J. Kuczek following his arrest for allegedly sending indecent images to minors. 

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Newfield residents who have gone without adequate internet access for years will finally have the chance to equip their homes and businesses with high speed broadband service. 

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The vote on whether Newfield Town would opt in or out of legalizing cannabis retail came down to just one board member whose ultimate decision was surprising even to herself. The Town Board nearly voted to opt out, but at the last minute board member Joanne James was swayed by fellow members…

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"It’s been a deeply touching experience to spend time among the tree elders. In this time where uncertainty is the common denominator of almost every aspect of our lives, these old friends provide, aside from their magnificent beauty, a sense of reassurance and trustworthiness."

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At the end of March, New York state became the 15th state in the country to legalize recreational marijuana when former Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed bill S.854-A/A. 1248-A on March 31. The bill allows for adult use marijuana and fulfills a “key component” of Cuomo’s 2021 State of the State agenda.

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On Oct. 10, Aaron Miller had his Sunday evening interrupted in the most unexpected and terrible way: his business, which he had built from the ground up and owned and operated since 1999, caught on fire after being struck by a vehicle traveling down Elmira Road in Newfield.