Several Groton Junior-Senior High School teachers and students are in quarantine, following the news that a student at the school tested positive for COVID-19. The Tompkins County Health Department confirmed the case on Monday, and notes that the student with novel coronavirus was not in school when they were symptomatic. Additionally, Groton Central School District…

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It was announced Tuesday by the Chemung County Health Department and Schuyler County Public Health that a cluster of COVID-19 cases have been  linked to the Lighthouse Baptist Church, in Horseheads. According to a news release, the health departments found cases in both counties with help from the church and the New York State Department…

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Tompkins County is designating its Sheriff’s Office as the primary force in charge of responding to gatherings that violate the state’s orders on mask wearing, social distancing, and density. It was announced Friday by the county that the office would be collaborating with other agencies and public safety officials from local higher education institutions to…

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On Tuesday afternoon the Trump Administration rolled back a recent reversal in policy that would have resulted in the deportation of millions of international students in America if they did not register for in-person classes for the Fall 2020 semester. According to the New York Times, this greenlights a policy put into place in March…

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Over the weekend three new cases of COVID-19, and one new case was reported Monday in Tompkins County. According to the county health department, as of Monday 167 of the 176 people infected with the virus in Tompkins County have recovered. According to Tompkins Public Health Director Frank Kruppa, several new positive COVID-19 cases are…

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There are 3 new cases of COVID-19 as of today in Tompkins County, 167 of 172 people infected with the virus in Tompkins County have recovered, according to the County Health department. According to Tompkins Public Health Director Frank Kruppa, the new positive COVID-19 cases are related to Fourth of July social gatherings and out-of-state…

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NASCAR has announced that they will not be racing at Watkins Glen International this year. Instead of Watkins Glen, NASCAR will race at the Daytona Road Course. Fingerlakes1 reports that the announcement comes after New York State released guidance last week on professional sporting events that made it impossible for crowds to attend in person.…

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