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Cuomo issues state of emergency for NY counties affected by flooding

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday issued a state of emergency for several upstate counties as heavy rainfall continues across much of New York.The state of emergency will be in effect through Aug. 21. It covers Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Monroe, Onondaga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, St

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-08-14 18:08:00

82-year-old woman struck and killed by car in Enfield

At about 12:04 p.m. Friday, Carmen Jacks, 82, of Enfield, was crossing the street in front her driveway on the 400 block of Hayts Road when she was struck by a car traveling east, according to Trooper Aga Dembinska, public information officer for New York State Police Troop C .

ITHACAVOICE.COM - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

Upstate NY rainfall: One spot had over 11 inches in two days (chart)

Syracuse, N.Y. -- Torrential rainfall Monday and Tuesday turned tiny creeks into raging rivers, flooded basements and streets, and sent tons of debrisflowing into Seneca Lake.

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-08-15 14:17:00

Drunk driver crashes into pole in Aurelius, injures passenger

Two people were injured in a one-vehicle crash in Aurelius Tuesday night after the driver, who state police said was drunk, crashed into a utility pole.Just after 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Lori N. Skinkle, 30, of Auburn, was driving on state Route 326 when she crashed the blue Ford Ranger pickup truck she

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-08-15 15:30:00

State police: Auburn man fled troopers in Aurora

Just before 1:30 p.m. on Monday, state police attempted to pull over a vehicle driven by Troy D. Olney on state Route 90 in Aurora. According to state police, Olney was driving a grey Ford Fusion with no license plate and no drivers-side brake lamp. The chase continued for about eight minutes along

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-08-15 14:30:00

Report: Tourism increasing in Cortland County - Cortland Voice

CORTLAND, N.Y. — Tourism in Cortland County went up 0.7 percent in 2017, according to a new report from New York State.


Crews in Ithaca rescue 20 people from flooding

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WETM - 2018-08-14 20:35:16

Tractor-trailer overturns on Interstate 81 North ramp in Tully

TULLY, N.Y. -- A tractor-trailer overturned Monday afternoon on the on-ramp to Interstate 81 North in Tully, according to Onondaga County 911.


Ithaca dentist to challenge Gillibrand

Dentist Scott Noren, a former soldier in the Army, is running on a platform of using clean money and arguably not fitting into a specific conventional political ideology. He’s not new to campaigns, having mounted unsuccessful challenges to U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand several previous times.Much

ITHACA.COM - 2018-08-15 00:14:00

Update: Flash flood watch extended for Cortland County - Cortland Voice

This will lead to rapid rises and possible flash flooding of streams and creeks, overflow of ditches and culverts, and ponding of water on roads.

CORTLANDVOICE.COM - 2018-08-14 16:25:58

No travel on 89 or 96 north of Tburg, urges Seneca County

Seneca County officials are asking drivers to avoid Route 89 and Route 96 north of Trumansburg due to multiple washed out, closed, and flooded sections of roadway on Tuesday morning.

14850.COM - 2018-08-14 13:53:13

Correction Dept. officer arrested after falsifying business records

Giovanni Procino, 27, a Sheriff’s Office employee assigned to the Jamesville Correctional Facility, has been charged with misdemeanor crimes of Falsifying Business Records and Official Misconduct.

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2018-08-14 16:06:21

Director defends Skaneateles Lake summer camp's abrupt closure

Faced with the prospect of getting bottled water and portable hand washing and bathing stations for 300 campers and 75 staff members on short notice, the director of a Skaneateles Lake summer camp made the decision to shut down Monday afternoon, roughly 24 hours after children had arrived for the we

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-08-14 18:30:00

Traffic alert: As crews clear trash, I-81 N down to one lane, slow traffic in Tully

TULLY, N.Y. -- Traffic is flowing in one lane of Interstate 81 North in Tully, but motorists are asked to take caution as they drive around crews working to clear piles of trash and an overturned tractor-trailer.


Man dies after falling from Ithaca hotel roof

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Man arrested for boating while intoxicated following serious accident on Owasco Lake

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Ithaca man sentenced for sex abuse of child

Joseph S. Ingrahm, 62, was sentenced on the charge of first-degree sexual abuse in court on Friday.


Auburn fire, police unions endorse Mannion for NY Senate

John Mannion, center, is running for State Senate with the support of the Auburn police and fire departments. Pictured l-r: John Breeze, Chris Major, Sean Corcoran and Tim Springler.


Auburn police: Man charged with attempted robbery of Custom Cleaners

An Auburn man faces multiple charges after police say he tried to rob Custom Cleaners on Monday afternoon.In a press release, Auburn police said the initial report came in at 12:43 p.m. of a white male with his face partially covered entering the North Division Street business. Displaying a large hu


IPD investigating death discovered Saturday night

"The Ithaca Police Department has initiated a death investigation to determine the events that transpired prior to this incident," the release stated. "Although it is early in the investigation, no foul play is suspected at this point."