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When Carissa Stone, of Newfield, and Michael Mayer, of Van Etten, were swept under the water at the base of a Newfield waterfall during a family hike July 12, their five-year-old child Gunner Henley Mayer and his two cousins went running for help, but tragically the couple could not be saved.?

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Two people are dead after drowning in Newfield on July 12. Carissa A. Stone, 27, of Newfield, and Michael R. Mayer, 29, of Van Etten, drowned in the unofficial swimming area on Newfield Depot Road new Adams Road.

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At the May 26 Newfield Planning Board meeting, Cornell University’s spring 2021 Design Connect class unveiled its plans to help progress the Newfield Hamlet Revitalization Plan (NEWHARP). “Every semester, [Cornell Design Connect] provides?practical experience to students through cooperation …

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A year ago, the Newfield community turned out in full force to support its high school graduates, throwing a parade and hanging banners along Main Street for the first time and making graduation day a little more fun, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.?

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On May 18, the voters of Newfield elected four new school board members. Tim Payne and Austin Kuczek were elected to serve on the Newfield Central School District Board of Education for three years, as they received the most votes, with Payne coming out on top.

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Earlier this year, The Town of Newfield Planning Board contracted with Cornell Design Connect to engage in a study of the Newfield Hamlet, the results of which will be presented to the town on Wednesday, May 26, in a special meeting of the Newfield Planning Board at 7:00 p.m.?

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The Newfield Public Library said in their most recent newsletter that the Newfield History and Activity Center Open House last month was a success. They were “delighted by the turnout.” The open house was the kickoff to a number of events being held at the library this spring. As the weather…

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The Town of Newfield Planning Board has partnered with the Cornell Design Connect program to begin the initial phase of a Newfield Hamlet Revitalization Plan (NEWHARP), the purpose of which is to develop a plan to encourage a walkable, attractive, vital hamlet downtown by evaluating design i…

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Three popular local food processors who make their products with ingredients sourced from area farms will be featured in the next Virtual Open Farm Days tour on Wednesday, March 3, from 6 to 7 p.m.?

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“The Newfield Public Library has some exciting news!” a press release by the library announced Jan. 29. “We have partnered with the Newfield Historical Society to open a ‘History and Activity Center’ on Main Street!”

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On Jan. 14, the Newfield Town Board held its first 2021 business meeting, during which plans for upgrading to LED street lamps were discussed. Newfield had already signed an agreement with New York Power Authority last year, but New York State Electric & Gas recently came to Newfield wit…

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A public hearing will be held by the Newfield Town Board on Thursday, Jan. 28, at 7 p.m., or as soon thereafter as can be heard on said date, regarding the issuance of special permit to Tarpon Towers/ Bell Atlantic Mobile Systems LLC (“Verizon Wireless”) to construct a wireless cell tower on…

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The administration at Newfield Central School District has seen some big changes in 2020. Amidst a school year that would have been challenging due to COVID-19 even in otherwise placid times, the district has embraced change. And according to the interim superintendent, the schools have thrived.?

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ITHACA, NY -- Tompkins Trust Company and the Legacy Foundation announced that five Tompkins County teachers were recognized with certificates and monetary awards for their efforts to improve education in their districts. This year’s Raymond Van Houtte Teacher Awards recipients are Jamie McCa…

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Though Newfield resident and Dryden High School teacher Nichole Gunn was not able to obtain access to the internet for herself and her family prior to the first day of school, just six days after, on Sept. 16, Clarity Connect finally came through and laid down fiber optic cables to give the …

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“Our admin team, tech team, and staff are trudging through unprecedented waters and trying their best to build a plane while we are flying it,” the letter states. “We are very thankful to all of you for your continued patience and grace as we make this thing work.”

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On Sept. 30 at approximately 11:40 a.m., the Newfield Fire Company was alerted for a reported house fire on Van Kirk Road, according to the department’s Facebook page.?

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Like most libraries throughout Tompkins County, the Newfield Public Library made the decision to move all of its programs to an online format for folks to take advantage of remotely early on during the COVID-19 outbreak this past spring.