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Dryden residents voice concerns over document filings

Dryden Town Supervisor MaryAnn Sumner is clearing the air over a controversial issue that had some 50 residents pour into Town Hall last week to voice their concerns.

It stems from a document she signed for submission for the critical environmental areas process, which was backdated.

Sumner admits her faults, saying she was careless in not noticing the falsified information on the document, which led to the resignation of Town Planner Dan Kwasnowski.

She would have rather seen a lesser form of disciplinary action, but the Town Board voted to accept his resignation.

Sumner says the town is already in the process of actively withdrawing the critical environmental area forms, and says the Town Board had no basis for wanting to fraudulently protect earlier actions.

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Albany man wanted on violent felony charge arrested in Ithaca after foot chase

Ziphaire O. Peters, 31, of Albany, was arrested by Ithaca Police Tuesday following a foot chase  in the city.

31-year-old Ziphaire Peters was spotted by an officer in the area of West Seneca Street.

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Felony hearing set in Newfield dog shooting

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The accused shooter faces up to two years in prison.

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The Ithaca-area will be home to another business through the State’s Start Up New York program.

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Car rollover accident near Ithaca College sends one to hospital

One driver was driven to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries following a 2-car accident in the Town of Ithaca.

The injuries don't appear to be life-threatening.

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NY prisons to keep young inmates from segregation

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New York corrections officials say they will update the policy for state prisons to preclude placing inmates younger than 18 in segregated housing.