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ELECTION NIGHT LIVE 2017 (webcast replay)

Josh Durso, Jackie Augustine & Jim Sinicropi were live inside the all-new FingerLakes1.com Studio on Election Night for results, reaction, interviews and analysis from Tuesday’s vote in Cayuga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates Counties. Hear from Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro, successful Seneca Falls Town Council candidate Doug Avery, Geneva City Supervisor candidates Lou Guard &  Dom... more

Attorney General: Massive heroin network busted up in the Finger Lakes

A massive 217-count indictment named 31 people in the Finger Lakes, and according to many state officials — could have taken a serious amount of heroin off the streets. Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced the indictment on Wednesday, which included New York, Bronx, Queens, Schuyler, Tioga and Tompkins counties. “Today’s arrests should send the message to those terrorizing and... more

Enfield solar projects gain IDA’s final approval

Two solar projects planned for the Town of Enfield gained final approval from the Tompkins County Industrial Development Agency on Thursday. Mecklenburg Solar will construct and equip a 1.8-megawatt solar array on about 13 acres of property on 1732 Mecklenburg Road that will be leased by the business. The array will allow 200 to 300 residential subscribers to receive renewable... more

Indictment: Man allegedly burglarizes, robs couple’s Enfield home gunpoint

An Ithaca man was indicted on Thursday morning in the Tompkins County Court with charges of burglary, robbery, and criminal possession of a weapon. Benjamin Spradlin, 40, was reported to have broken into a couple’s residence in Enfield on November 12th. Court documents show that Spradlin entered the home around 5:30 pm and demanded money from the couple. IthacaVoice.com: Read... more

Enfield man charged with assault after domestic incident

An 29-year-old Enfield man was charged with assault following a domestic incident, according to deputies in Tompkins County. Deputies say that on January 9th around 6:40 pm they were called to an address on Willow Hill Drive in Enfield for a reported domestic incident. Subsequent to the investigation, Christopher E. Clark, 29, of Enfield was charged with third-degree assault, and... more

Tompkins Co. dealing with more overdoses by the day

After officials released information outlining the possibility of eight overdoses in a short period of time — Ithaca and Tompkins County added another potential two overdoses to that list. Heroin has become one of the biggest, if not the outright biggest fight that local and state officials are trying to combat. The Ithaca Voice has extended coverage on the recent... more

Ithaca woman leaves scene of accident, causes second accident, later charged with felony DWI

On August 26, at approximately 10:11 pm New York State Police arrested an Ithaca woman on felony aggravated DWI charges after causing one accident, leaving the scene, and causing a second accident. State Police say that Christine Bankert-Wray, 46, of Ithaca was arrested after leaving the scene of a one car accident, which occurred on Macklenberg Road. By the time... more

Search warrant leads to drug, firearm charges in Enfield

On Monday around 5:08 am members of the Ithaca Police Department SWAT Team, Ithaca Police Department Investigations Division, Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office and New York State Police served a narcotics search warrant at 1718 Mecklenburg Rd. in Enfield. The SWAT team secured the residence and two occupants, one being the defendant — later identified as Carl L. Williams. The residence... more

Attorney General: Massive heroin network busted up in the Finger Lakes

A massive 217-count indictment named 31 people in the Finger Lakes, and according to many state officials — could have taken a serious amount of heroin off the streets. Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced the indictment on Wednesday, which included New York, Bronx, Queens, Schuyler, Tioga and Tompkins counties. “Today’s arrests should send the message to those terrorizing and... more

Enfield solar projects gain IDA’s final approval

Two solar projects planned for the Town of Enfield gained final approval from the Tompkins County Industrial Development Agency on Thursday. Mecklenburg Solar will construct and equip a 1.8-megawatt solar array on about 13 acres of property on 1732 Mecklenburg Road that will be leased by the business. The array will allow 200 to 300 residential subscribers to receive renewable... more

Is controversial Enfield wind farm project finally coming to a head?

There has been relatively little movement on the controversial Black Oak Wind Farm project proposed in Enfield in recent months, but the project may be approaching the finish line of its a 10-plus-year long trek this week. On Wednesday, at a special meeting of the Enfield town board, the board will consider granting final approvals for the project. Ithaca Voice:... more