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Inmate escapes Tompkins County Jail, search underway

ITHACA, N.Y. (WETM) – A search is underway in Tompkins County after 37-year-old inmate Jeffrey Cornell escaped from the county jail during a Monday evening work detail. The Sheriff’s Office says Cornell was serving a sentence for Driving While Intoxicated and working as a “trustee” with a work detail that included kitchen work and cleaning duties.
TOMPKINS COUNTY, NY
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Tompkins County Jail inmate escapes work detail

ITHACA, N.Y. (WETM) – A search is underway in Tompkins County after 37-year-old inmate Jeffrey Cornell escaped from the county jail during a Monday evening work detail. The Sheriff’s Office says Cornell was serving a sentence for Driving While Intoxicated and working as a “trustee” with a work detail that included kitchen work and cleaning duties.
TOMPKINS COUNTY, NY
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Lansing family will appear in Williams Syndrome documentary next year

When those familiar with Williams Syndrome (WS), a rare genetic condition that affects the cardiovascular system and causes developmental and learning delays, find out the Willer family of Lansing have two teens with it, they can’t believe it. Typically, the condition is so scarce that only one child in a family has it; the Willer family is different in that Cheryl and Jim adopted Jeremiah and Abby, both 15 years old.
LANSING, NY
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Holiday Gift Shopping from Finger Lakes Small Businesses

No holiday-time trip to the Finger Lakes would be complete without a healthy dose of shopping. Shopping here comes with its own eclectic and distinct flair as you stroll through the beautiful historic downtowns, decorated for the holidays and explore the small, locally owned boutiques. Away from the downtown areas, there are additional shopping meccas including upscale malls, winery and museum gift shops, and artisan studios. Here is a short list of creative gift ideas. Apologies are offered in advance as there are simply just too many to list!
BLOOMFIELD, NY
Citizen Online

Skaneateles distiller wins 'Moonshiners' reality show competition

The humble town of Skaneateles is now home to a master distiller. Chris Uyehara, of Last Shot Distillery in Skaneateles, took the titular honors on the Nov. 24 episode of Discovery Channel reality show "Moonshiners: Master Distiller." The episode pitted Uyehara against two other distillers with a "World War of...
SKANEATELES, NY
Newswise

Parallels in human, dog oral tumors could speed new therapies

Newswise — ITHACA, N.Y. -- Recent Cornell research compared the genetic expression profiles of a nonlethal canine tumor and the rare, devastating human oral tumor it resembles, laying the groundwork for potential translational medicine down the road. While canine acanthomatous ameloblastoma (CAA) is common and nonlethal, it has a strong...
ITHACA, NY
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Turkey Trot 5K to return

Although Greg Peppel moved away from Cortland years ago, he makes the trip home every Thanksgiving to visit his family and continue his tradition of running in the annual Cortland YMCA BorgWarner Turkey Trot 5K. “I’m visiting my parents for the holidays and the race is a great way to...
CORTLAND, NY

This New York Diner Just Opened And It’s Already Turning Heads

You may remember the old Byrne Dairy building on Meadow Street in Ithaca. The beloved spot was left empty when the dairy expanded into a larger location. It’s now the home of an upscale diner that pays homage to the previous resident with its name: The Milkstand. The Milkstand serves traditional diner food for breakfast, […] The post This New York Diner Just Opened And It’s Already Turning Heads appeared first on Only In Your State.
ITHACA, NY
eastaurorabee.com

Spindle Items

.BOOKS ON BOOKS – Looking for stocking stuffers for your favorite bibliophile? The Friends of the Aurora Town Public Library is holding its ongoing book sale throughout the holiday season. Books are only a dollar, so filling up a stocking – or a couple of bags for yourself – won’t break the bank. The selection is in great condition and […]
AURORA, NY
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Skaneateles Distiller Appears On Discovery Channel

A Skaneateles distiller is getting some national exposure this month. Chris Uyehara, co-owner of Last Shot Distillery on Mill Road, is appearing on the Discovery Channel program Master Distiller. The program airs on Wednesday, November 24 at 9:00 p.m. and will also be available to stream on the discovery +...
SKANEATELES, NY

Skaneateles Man Competes Tonight on “Master Distiller”

A Central New York distillery is getting a shot at TV fame tonight. Chris Uyehara, the distiller at Last Shot Distillery in Skaneateles, will compete on the Discovery Channel’s Master Distiller series, a spin-off of its long-running Moonshiners series. Master Distiller is a competition show, with each episode pitting three distillers against each other in a contest to make certain styles of spirit.
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Wegmans tries pilot program to prevent shopping cart loss

Wegmans is using a pilot program to try and keep shopping carts on their property. The system is called Gatekeeper, and so far only a Wegmans in Auburn is using what the company calls a ‘cart retention system.’ to try and prevent shopping carts from leaving the store’s property. A...
cortlandstandard.net

Tips for holiday travel

If your Thanksgiving plans include celebrating out of town, be sure to inspect your vehicle, plan ahead and leave early enough to avoid peak traffic times. “Just a travel tip — Wednesday and Sunday will be the peak times for travel,” said AAA representative April Engram. “And if you’re traveling to a large metro area, be prepared, because some cities are expecting at least a 300% increase in traffic from a typical day.”
CORTLAND, NY
Citizen Online

Look back: Auburn Wegmans to open expansion soon

AUBURN — By the time renovations are complete, customers won't recognize their downtown grocery store. Wegmans shoppers will get their first taste of the store's $8 million to $10 million revamping when the 12,000-square-foot addition opens Feb. 6. The addition brings an all-new produce section, deli sandwich counter, market café...
AUBURN, NY
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