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    Coronavirus Update, September 25, 2020

    September 25, 2020

    Looking at the local COVID-19 caseload, the latest numbers, released Friday from the Tompkins County health department, indicate that there is 1 additional positive, and 3 new recoveries. According to the County Health Department, that leaves 21 active cases of COVID-19 in Tompkins. In Schuyler County, there is 1 new case of COVID-19 reported as The post Coronavirus Update, September 25, 2020 appe ... more


    Coronavirus Update, September 24, 2020

    September 24, 2020

    The Women’s Opportunity Center, or W-O-C, a not-for-profit organization with offices in Tompkins and Onondaga counties, is in danger of shutting down. The New York State Department of Labor has awarded a sustaining grant amounting to 40 percent of the WOC’s budget for the last several years, the Ithaca Voice reports.  The grant funds the The post Coronavirus Update, September 24, 2020 appeared fir ... more


    Seneca Lake Guardian Conveys Concern About Proposed Garbage Transfer Station

    September 23, 2020

    Joseph Campbell, President of Seneca Lake Guardian, talks about a proposed new garbage transfer facility to be constructed in the Town of Cayuta, in Schuyler County. The New York Department of Environmental Conservation has determined that the facility poses no environmental impact to the surrounding area. Campbell discusses why his organization disagrees with the DEC's The post Seneca Lake Guardi ... more


    PCIM and FLEFF to host panel discussion on the documentary “America Street” – reported by Ithaca Voice & WRFI [AUDIO]

    September 22, 2020

    Photo courtesy of Idrissou Mora-Kpai. On Wednesday September 23 at 4pm, The Park Center for Independent Media (PCIM), and the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF), will host a virtual panel discussion celebrating the premiere of the documentary “America Street”. The documentary was directed by acclaimed West African filmmaker and Ithaca College professor Idrissou Mora-Kpai. “America Th ... more


    Coronavirus Update, September 22, 2020

    September 22, 2020

    Looking at the local COVID-19 caseload, the latest numbers, released Tuesday from the Tompkins County health department, indicate that there are 4 new cases, and 3 new recoveries. According to the County Health Department, that leaves 21 active cases of COVID-19 in Tompkins. On Monday, the 1 person hospitalized with complications from the virus, was The post Coronavirus Update, September 22, 2020 ... more