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On Oct. 19, the Village of Lansing Board of Trustees and the developers of the Lansing Meadows senior housing complex met to discuss setting a public hearing for the proposed request to change the Village of Lansing local law regarding Lansing Meadows planning development area (PDA). No date…

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Lansing High School will move to strictly virtual learning for two weeks after the Tompkins County Health Department notified the school district of a positive COVID-19 case at the school on Sunday Oct. 18.

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Jack Roscoe, President of the Savage Club of Ithaca, has seen the membership convene from one place to another over the years – 10 or so years at the South Hill Business campus, six at the Watercrest (now Ciao), a decade or two in the basement of Community Corners.?

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A month after sPower presented to the Lansing Town Council its solar project on a portion of? the site of the now-deactivated Cayuga Power Plant, the council met virtually on Oct. 7 to listen to a proposal for another solar project that would also hope to utilize the power lines of the power…

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The Lansing Town Council began its early discussions on the 2021 town budget on Sept. 28, and one topic that was brought up for discourse was increasing the wages for town employees to a number closer to, if not at, the average minimum living wage in Tompkins County.

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Members of Friends of Salt Point, a group of local volunteers who manage the Salt Point Natural Area, the Town of Lansing Parks and Recreation Department as well as other town officials will be unveiling a new marker enshrining the area’s industrial history on Oct. 3 near the entrance to Mye…

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After hearing sPower’s presentation two weeks ago for its proposed solar facility along land close to where the Cayuga Power Plant resides, the Lansing Town Council is looking to act fast and submit a letter of support of the project to the New York State Energy Research and Development Auth…

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In a two-person race for two trustee seats on the Village of Lansing Board of Trustees, Simon Moll (Lansing Community Party) and incumbent Randy Smith (Lansing Community Party) were elected on Sept. 15 Moll received 62 votes (54.39 percent) and was elected to his first term on the board, whi…

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Though the COVID-19 outbreak has slowed the progression of the project, the Tompkins County Alcohol & Drug Council is looking to enter the second phase of its project for its detox center in the Village of Lansing.

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At its monthly meeting on Aug. 19, the Lansing Town Council revisited its discussion on the town’s Ethics Committee, specifically altering some of the codes regarding the appointment of members to the committee.

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On Aug. 16, the Village of Lansing Board of Trustees and the developers of the Lansing Meadows senior housing complex revisited their discussion from about two weeks ago regarding the developers’ request to modify district zoning regulations in order to apply for a subdivision for a parcel of land.

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Late last month, the state’s task force composed of state police and liquor authority issued a report of 84 citations of coronavirus-related violations that were handed out to restaurants and bars across New York. One of those 84 establishments was Flynn’s Roadhouse Cafe in Lansing.

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In wake of New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo’s approval of reopening schools, Superintendent Chris Pettograsso gave a presentation that outlined the Lansing Central School District’s plan for reopening this fall at a Board of Education meeting on Aug. 10.

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The Village of Lansing Board of Trustees passed a resolution extending the expiration date of all building permits for 120 days at its July 6 meeting. The resolution was approved unanimously 4–0. (Trustee John O’Neill was not in attendance at the meeting on Monday.)

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Despite the obstacles set in place by the COVID-19 outbreak, the Lansing Central School District was still able to hold an in-person graduation ceremony for the class of 2020 on June 26. In fact, the school district held two ceremonies that Friday to split up the graduating class of 75 students.

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After serving as Officer in Charge since August 2018, Josh Tagliavento was promoted to Police Chief of the Dryden Police Department by the Village of Dryden Board of Trustees on April 15. A native of Lansing, Tagliavento graduated from Lansing High School and then attended the Southern Tier …