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    Local News for Thursday, March 23, 2023

    March 23, 2023

    Village Election Results are in for Tompkins and Schuyler Counties Area village elections were held on Tuesday. In the Tompkins County village of Dryden, Democratic incumbents won re-election in three positions. Michael Murphy was reelected mayor with 61% of the vote over his Republican opponent Thomas Corey who got 39%. Jason Dickinson and Thomas Sinclair The post Local News for Thursday, March 2 ... more

    Local News for Wednesday, March 22, 2023

    March 22, 2023

    Caroline Broadband Expansion Gets Boost The town of Caroline is taking steps to expand broadband access to its residents. The expansion effort was awarded more than $130,000 from the Tompkins Community Recovery Fund. Caroline is investing additional $330,000 of its American Recovery Act funds toward a feasibility study and partial buildout of broadband. At its The post Local News for Wednesday, Ma ... more

    Local News for Tuesday, March 21, 2023

    March 21, 2023

    New Proposal Filed to Expand Ithaca’s Learning Farm The Learning Farm in Ithaca is planning to expand. The organization filed documents with the town’s planning board for a kitchen facility, guest housing, parking areas, and walkways. A proposed second phase would include a welcome center and a juicing and bottling building. According to the Ithaca The post Local News for Tuesday, March 21, 2023 a ... more

    Local News for Monday, March 20, 2023

    March 20, 2023

    Cornell Hosts Debate on Urgency of Climate Crisis Cornell hosted a debate Friday on the urgency of reducing climate warming pollution. Professor Robert Socolow of Princeton argued that “climate science compels us to make rapid and large reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.” Professor Steven Koonin of New York University argued that it doesn’t. Both are The post Local News for Monday, March 20, ... more

    WRFI -Meeting Minutes-February 2023

    March 18, 2023

    WRFI - Board of Directors Meeting Minutes - February 2023   In attendance: -Peter Bakija -Fred Balfour -Aime Herman -Joseph Haefeli -Corinne Shanahan -Carlos Gutierrez -Joe Romano -Talaya Centeno -Megan Merriam -Bryan Roberts -Theresa Lyons -John Young   -Felix Teitelbaum   Not in attendance: -Robin Elliot -Chantal Thomas   Agenda Items:   Commence: 6:00 pm The post WRFI - ... more