Groton voters reject school propositions

Residents in the Groton Central School District last week rejected a $12.3 million proposed capital improvement project that would have supported the renovation and resurrecting of educational and recreational buildings throughout the district.   The vote was 280-261 against the Proposition 1 on Feb. 23,… Read More

Legislature supports early voting

By Nick Babel   The Tompkins County Legislature, responding to provisions in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s state budget, has approved a resolution supporting early voting in New York State.   The member-filed resolution advanced by Dan Klein notes that early voting makes it easier for residents… Read More

Grant funds boost agri-business

By Eric Banford   Recipients of funding under New York State’s Upstate Revitalization Initiative (URI) were announced at the end of 2015, and the Southern Tier Region came up big winners. Some $500 million is coming to Tompkins and seven adjacent counties over the next… Read More