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Justice Ginsburg surprise speaker at Jewish new year service

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg reacts to applause as she is introduced by William Treanor, Dean and Executive Vice President of Georgetown University Law Center, at the Georgetown University Law Center campus in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) Supreme

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2017-09-21 09:04:30

Coming soon: Tier Youth Pheasant Hunt

The Southern Tier Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation is accepting applications for its Oct. 17-18 Youth Pheasant Hunt at the Molyneaux Tree Farm in Endicott. The hunt will run in morning and afternoon sessions each day at the farm, located on Sherder Road, off Route 38B near the Newark V

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-21 10:10:02

Tioga County: Legislature approved town equalization rates for 2018

OWEGO -- The Tioga County Legislature last week announced the state equalization rates for nine towns throughout the county. Under state real property tax law, legislators established the equalization rates per $1,000 of assessed value for the following towns: Barton, 85; Berkshire, 100; Candor, 98;

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-19 08:30:00

Walk To End Alzheimer's Raises More Than $43,000

Garry Davidson, of Groton, speaks during the opening ceremony of the 2017 Alzheimer's Association Walk To End Alzheimer's at Tompkins-Cortland Community College in Dryden. Davidson, who has Alzheimer's, discussed his struggles with the disease and his hope for a cure.(Photo Provided) More than 430 p

ITHACA.COM - 2017-09-20 17:25:00

A letter for the Dryden Town Board

November 7th, voters in the Town of Dryden will have an opportunity to express their concerns regarding the performance of the current Town Board. I had the good fortune of workingwith the Tompkins County Office for the Aging for 23 years. During my tenure, I met with seniors regarding issues rela

ITHACA.COM - 2017-09-20 16:40:00

Ask Amy: Family torn - should we get a puppy?

Freeville native Amy Dickinson answers your questions on relationships, family, work and more. Look for a new column every day and send your questions to askamy@amydickinson.com. Dear Amy: What do you do if one parent in the family wants a dog (as do all of the children), while the other parent (t

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-20 22:34:38

Jury selection to continue for Nagee Green re-trial

Nagee Green, a 23-year-old Freeville man has been charged with murder and assault in connection with the death of Ithaca College student Anthony Nazaire. Maggie Gilroy / Staff video Twelve jurors and one alternate have been chosen so far for the re-trial of a Freeville man accused of fatally stabbi

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-19 20:21:42

Corn mazes bring fun (and money) to local farms

Nothing says fall like pumpkins, hay rides, and the spooky thrill of navigating a corn maze. The mazes may seem like a mere whimsical touch to the rural fall experience created by farms large and small, but for many local farmers they are a crucial money-making attraction. "We wanted to add somethin

ITHACA.COM - 2017-09-19 10:00:00

How 'bout them apples? 31st annual Greene AppleFest slated for this Saturday

Frank Speziale photo GREENE The 31st annual Greene AppleFest will take place this Saturday, September 23 at the Ball Flats, where wholesome family fun can be found for all. Thanks to event organizers the First United Methodist Church of Greene, the Greene AppleFest will take place from 9 a.m. to 4

EVENING SUN - 2017-09-19 13:31:30

State Police ID man killed in Tompkins County crash

CAROLINE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - State Police have identified a man who died in a one-vehicle crash in the Tompkins County town of Caroline Friday afternoon. 53-year-old Thomas Ricciuti of Ithaca was killed around 4:34 p.m. when his pickup truck went off of Gulf Creek Road near the intersection with Shind

WETM - 2017-09-19 13:50:38

16-year-old charged for alleged rape on Tully High School campus

TULLY, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - A 16-year-old from Preble is facing charges after an alleged rape occurred on the Tully Junior Senior High School campus on Tuesday. The district says the incident happened in a vehicle after school hours on school grounds. The victim was a female under the age of 16. State

LOCALSYR.COM - 2017-09-21 16:23:34

Tioga County Veterans' Services Holds Veterans' Fair

Tioga County Veterans' Services held its first Veterans Fair in Candor Tuesday. Twenty-two agencies attended to inform local veterans about what services are available to them in the county. Tioga County Veterans' Services Director, John Holton Sr., a Vietnam Navy veteran himself, works to do all he

FOX 40 NEWS WICZ TV - 2017-09-19 23:58:00

Gene-altered moth trial in Ontario County raises hopes - and worries

World's first open-air trial of genetically-engineered moth taking place in Geneva By Julie Sherwood jsherwood@messengerpostmedia.com It seems like the stuff of science fiction: Genetically engineering a species to die before it can reproduce. But field tests of a gene-altered type of moth are taki

MPNNOW - 2017-09-22 04:16:11

IC lacks concrete policy regarding controversial speakers

Inviting controversial right-wing figures tospeak on college campuses has becoming more popular. This trend has caused students to protest their ideas, sometimes violently, which has forced some colleges to create policies to handle theses issues. Colleges around the country have been facing protest

THEITHACAN.ORG - 2017-09-21 16:03:05

Helming to host Lyme disease forum

HOPEWELL - State Sen. Pam Helming will host a Sept. 26 public forum on Lyme and tick-borne diseases at Finger Lakes Community College's main campus. The event will start at 6:30 p.m. on Stage 14, which is on the second floor of the student center. Helming is chairperson of the Legislative Commission

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-09-21 20:00:00

Sen. Helming: Help fight the bite, raise awareness of Lyme, tickborne diseases

Fight the Bite. This slogan was on a handout on diseases carried by ticks and mosquitos from the Wayne County Public Health Department. It grabbed my attention while I was touring the Wayne County Fair back in August. It offered some helpful tips for avoiding these diseases and protecting yourself w

MPNNOW - 2017-09-21 07:01:00

Cornell Black Students United protest following racial incidents

Connor Lange/The Ithacan Black Students United at Cornell University interrupted a University Assembly's meeting to demand changes to the college's campus code of conduct regarding free speech after a series of racial incidents Following a series of raciallycharged events that occurred near or o

THEITHACAN.ORG - 2017-09-20 18:53:21

Ensemble X celebrates its 20th anniversary

Ensemble X, celebrating its 20th anniversary with four extraordinary concerts, starts off 3 p.m. this Sunday, Sept. 24, in Barnes Hall on Cornell University's campus. On the program -"A Portrait of Luciano Berio (1925-2003)" lasting about one hour without intermission - are three works by this emine

ITHACA.COM - 2017-09-21 10:00:00

Deemie wins JC mayoral race after absentees counted

The election showed the split in voting patterns between urban and rural upstate is growing, which has implications for the balance of power on the local level. Incumbent Greg Deemie will become the Republican candidate for Johnson City mayor after absentee ballots counted Wednesday morning put hi

PRESSCONNECTS - 2017-09-20 19:16:32

Police raid a half-dozen Broome residences in meth investigation

Police raided a half-dozen locations in Broome County early Wednesday as part of a federal meth investigation. The DEA, U.S. Postal Inspection Service and U.S. Marshals worked with Broome County and state police in executing search warrants. Suspects are expected to face federal charges. In additi

STAR-GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 11:29:02