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Town of Newfield extends gas drilling moratorium

Town of Newfield extends gas drilling moratorium

The Newfield Town Council Thursday voted 3-2 to extend a one-year moratorium on gas drilling activities within town limits.

Voting yes were Town Supervisor Richard Driscoll, and council members Joanne James and Casey Powers. Voting no were Roy Trask and Christine Laughlin.

The council also voted 3-2 to adopt a local law establishing a one-year moratorium on the construction of commercial solid waste management facilities.

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Project manager glad to see public reclaim the Ithaca Commons

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After three years, the Commons reconstruction project wrapped up in July.

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Ithaca College to receive state STEM grant

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The $600,000 grant for Ithaca College will go toward improving offerings in math and science fields.

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Racially charged symbols graffitied on NYS Thruway

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Deputies say they found graffiti on an underpass while conducting a routine patrol.

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Fourth trial date confirmed for Cal Harris

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Syracuse University purchases body cameras for officers

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School says it has purchased 36 body cameras for officers, which should be operational by October