July 4, 2022 Daily Headlines

On Friday, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation refused to renew the air permits of Greenidge Generation, a power plant and major crypto mining facility. According to the Ithaca Voice, the DEC found that the Seneca Lake plant was directing most of its resources to cryptomining that utilizes proof-of-work authentication, which is highly…

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July 1, 2022 Daily Headlines

Ithaca Police are looking for information about a robbery that took place at the K&H Redemption Center on Tuesday. According to the Ithaca Voice, someone saw a man wearing a mask fleeing the scene after the break-in. If anyone witnessed anything or has any information, they are encouraged to contact the IPD by calling  (607)…

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June 30, 2022 Daily Headlines

Schuyler County has received over $22,000 from the Federal Government’s ‘Payments in Lieu of Taxes’ program (PILT) to spend on vital county services. According to Schuyler County Attorney Steven Getman in a press release, “PILT seeks to compensate local governments for the inability to collect property taxes on federally owned land.” This was the highest…

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June 28, 2022 Daily Headlines

Wegmans announced Monday that it would be recalling Vidalia onions sold at certain locations due to potential listeria. The Ithaca Wegmans is one of three locations in New York affected by the recall. According to My Twin Tiers, the potentially impacted products were sold between June 23rd and June 24th with the 4-digit PLU codes…

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June 22, 2022 Daily Headlines

Construction finished yesterday on a new affordable and supportive housing building in Ithaca. According to the Governor’s website, the building — West End Heights — is part of her plan to “make housing more affordable, equitable, and stable.” The project includes 60 new units, 38 of which are reserved for those who need supportive care.…

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June 20, 2022 Daily Headlines

Progressive activist and New York Lt. Governor candidate Ana Maria Archila made a stop in Ithaca on Friday to drum up support for her campaign. According to the Ithaca Voice, Archila had success in picking up endorsements from Ithaca’s Solidarity Slate, a key grouping of progressive Common Council members. The New York Lt. Governor is…

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June 14, 2022 Daily Headlines

The Tompkins County Health Department will be hosting a COVID-19 Moderna booster clinic in collaboration with Southside Community Center’s Juneteenth Celebration. The clinic will be held this Sunday, June 19th at the Bernie Milton Pavilion on the Commons from 2-4pm. . The booster is available to those who have not been boosted yet and those…

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June 7, 2022 Daily Headlines

On Monday, Congressional candidate Josh Riley received endorsements from Tompkins County Democratic mainstays Martha Robertson and Irene Stein. Robertson was a Democratic nominee in the former 23rd, and Stein has chaired both the Democratic Rural Conference and the Tompkins County Democratic Committee. According to the Ithaca Voice, both are confident that Riley will work to…

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