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Hobart rolls to 16-8 win over Cornell at Boswell Field on Saturday

Hobart senior goalie Jackson Brown made 18 saves to lead the Statesmen to a 16-8 victory this afternoon over the Cornell men’s lacrosse team at Boswell Field in Geneva, N.Y. With the win, Hobart improves to 2-1 on the season and snaps a 12-game losing streak to the Big Red. The loss sends the Big Red to 0-2 on the... more

Princeton pulls away late for 75-60 win over Cornell

Princeton pulled away over the final eight minutes to remain unbeaten, knocking off Cornell 75-60 on Senior Day at Newman Arena. The loss knocked the Big Red (7-20, 3-9 Ivy) out of the Ivy League Tournament race, while the Tigers (19-6, 12-0 Ivy) won their 15th consecutive game overall. CornellBigRed.com: Read More more

Tompkins housing problem continues to be growing problem

It’s an issue that has been growing, literally and figuratively for years. Housing in Tompkins County has been called a crisis by some, an issue by others, and ideal by very few. Last year proved to be another increase in the median home price, further generating concern about a problem, which is spiraling out of control. The Ithaca Voice’s Brian... more

Shirley M. Collado named president at Ithaca College

On Wednesday, Ithaca College’s Board of Trustees announced the selection of Shirley M. Collado as Ithaca College’s ninth president. Collado currently serves as executive vice chancellor and chief operating officer at Rutgers University–Newark. She will assume the presidency at Ithaca on July 1, 2017. “I am proud to welcome Shirley Collado to Ithaca College as our next president,” said Thomas... more

Mayor Myrick: no ‘silver bullet’ to fix housing, more Cornell dorms could help

The City of Ithaca’s affordable housing crisis is a complicated, multi-faceted problem that Mayor Myrick said cannot be solved with a “silver bullet”—one single policy or a single housing project. To solve the crisis, Myrick said, “There’s got to be a many-part strategy that includes building subsidized housing, market-rate housing, student off-campus housing, and on-campus housing.” Read more from the... more

Ithaca firefighters respond to TCAT fire early Monday morning

A fire in a heating unit at Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit filled the building with smoke Monday morning in the City of Ithaca. An Ithaca Police Officer on patrol in the area called into Tompkins County 911 around 4:45 a.m. stating that there was smoke coming from the building at 737 Willow Ave. When firefighters arrived minutes later the building... more

Manure spill impacts Salmon Creek and Cayuga Lake; municipal water supplies not affected around Ithaca

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Tompkins County Health Department officials are responding to a manure spill that is currently impacting Salmon Creek and Cayuga Lake. As a result of a structural issue with a satellite manure storage lagoon at Sunnyside Farm, emergency applications of manure were made to fields beginning Thursday, February 16th. Rapidly warming... more

It’s complicated: How INHS plans to pay for massive multi-million dollar renovations

At first read, this article might be confusing. Non-profit housing landlord and developer Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services (INHS) is refinancing its properties in order to pay for long-needed renovations. How it plans on doing that, is a little complicated. First, the easy part. INHS owns 98 units in 44 buildings spread throughout the city of Ithaca, mostly small apartment buildings... more

Regional GOP representatives ‘on notice’ after continued protests

Congressman Tom Reed said in a Fox News interview he didn’t know why protesters gathered at his Ithaca office on Valentine’s Day for a 24-hour sit-in, despite numerous public statements, through traditional media outlets and on social media, about their intentions. “I don’t know what they are protesting other than they are taking over the office,” Reed said in the... more

Seniors lead, Sweany follows as Big Red wrestlers upset #4 Ohio State

Senior Brian Realbuto beat top-ranked Bo Jordan at 174 pounds and No. 1 Gabe Dean defeated defending NCAA champion Myles Martin at 184, but it was sophomore Jeramy Sweany’s victory at heavyweight that lifted Cornell to a 19-18 upset win over No. 4 Ohio State on Sunday afternoon. The eighth-ranked Big Red closed its regular season with a 13-2 record... more

Ithaca Walmart shooter has complicated history

The Ithaca man accused of fatally shooting a UPS driver at a Walmart parking lot had a lengthy history with law enforcement, despite the fact that he worked as a master social worker from September 2008 until May 2016 at St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center in Massena. According to reporting by the Ithaca Voice, “he attacked a man in Lansing, had... more

Cornell Big Red clinch bye with wild 3-3 tie

Whether it’s a point gained or a point lost depends on the perspective, but the one certainty from the Cornell men’s hockey team’s 3-3 deadlock with Clarkson on Saturday night is that it wasn’t dull. Sophomore forward Mitch Vanderlaan and sophomore defenseman Matt Nuttle scored goals in the final half of the third period to give the Big Red a... more

Police: Student raped on-campus at Ithaca College

A student was raped on-campus at Ithaca College and police are still looking for the suspect, an official confirmed Wednesday afternoon. The crime happened between 1:15 a.m. and 4 a.m. on Jan. 22 in the wooded area near the Recreation Trails south of Boothroyd Hall. A news release about the incident states, “The victim reported sexual intercourse without consent.” Read... more

Cornell undergrad tuition to rise 3.75 percent, sticker price now $52,612

The Cornell Board of Trustees voted to increase the price of undergraduate tuition, housing contracts, meal plans and health fees for the 2017-2018 fiscal year, the University announced Monday. The sticker price for undergraduate students enrolling in one of the endowed schools and for out-of-state students enrolling in a contract college will rise by $1,900 next year, from $50,712 to... more

Ithaca organization encourages people to participate in National Random Acts of Kindness Week

In honor of its 50th Year Anniversary, the Child Development Council (1967-2017), which serves Cortland and Tompkins Counties, will unveil a series of celebratory programs and events designed to entertain, engage, educate, and appreciate the children, families, and communities it serves. One such program launches next week and will run throughout 2017. That program is “Random (and International) Acts of... more
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