Headlines for August 15, 2022

The Ithaca Farmers Market is now offering online shopping. Orders can be made at ithacamarket.com and pickup can be arranged at Steamboat Landing or at Press Bay Alley. Qualified low-income shoppers can apply for a 60% discount.

Early voting in NY started on Saturday. Votes may be cast in the primary races for State Assembly and congressional seats as well as a special election in the current 23rd district to fill the seat vacated by Tom Reed in May. The early voting sites in Tompkins County are at Crash Fire Rescue, 72 Brown Rd and at Town Hall at 215 N Tioga St.

Harmful algal blooms have been spotted in Cayuga lake. Strongly colored water, with a paint-like appearance, or blue-green oily swirls can indicate the presence of HABs which can be harmful to humans and other animals. More information is available at https://tompkinscountyny.gov/health

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