Cornell male singing group booted for hazing

Cornell University officials say the college’s oldest all-male a capella group has been permanently dismissed from campus for hazing that included requiring new members to put Icy Hot muscle cream on their genitals. According to the Ivy League school’s website on hazing, Cayuga’s Waiters initially were suspended two weeks into the 2016 fall semester for hazing that also included requiring... more

Cornell football unveils 2017 schedule

The path between Cornell football and its first Ivy League title in decades was made clear Wednesday morning. Coming off its winningest season under current head coach David Archer ’05, the Red will begin its campaign on the road against Delaware before a four-game homestand, and will end against reigning co-champion Penn. Cornell Sun: Read More more

IPD says officer accused of ‘pulling gun on person’ in Florida, no longer employed by City

According to officials, an officers with the Ithaca Police Department is ‘no longer employed’ after a pair of incidents, which crossed state boundaries. Matthew Lee Pagliaro, 51, was with the IPD for nearly 20 years, according to the Ithaca Voice. He was charged with driving while intoxicated in Newfield. Another incident took place in Florida, where he allegedly pulled a... more

Cornell football Spring Game set for Saturday under the lights

The Cornell spring football practice will end with a bang, as the Big Red will play its annual spring game under the lights at Schoellkopf Field on Saturday, April 29 beginning at 7 p.m. Cornell’s last of 12 spring practices will conclude with a controlled scrimmage that will feature 50-60 live plays. It will follow a lacrosse doubleheader, as the... more

3rd quarter dooms Cornell yet again in Brown loss for 2nd straight losing season

3rd quarter dooms Cornell yet again in Brown loss for 2nd straight losing season
It has not been the season the Cornell men’s lacrosse team has been hoping for. The young but promising pieces for the Red did not gel together fast enough, and for the second straight year, the team will fall below .500 and will miss out on the chance for postseason play. Heading into Saturday’s matchup, Cornell (4-8, 2-3 Ivy) and... more

Latest from FLX as water levels continue to rise (full-coverage)

It’s a bad situation. As a whole, the region is several inches over “normal” rainfall amounts for the last two months. While the Finger Lakes didn’t see the snowmelt that sometimes contributes to springtime flooding — we have seen plenty of spring rains. On Thursday a road washed out in Geneva. Coastal communities along Lake Ontario have been on edge... more

Pedestrian struck, seriously injured at busy Ithaca intersection

The Ithaca Police Department says that they are investigating a serious accident that happened around 5:35 pm on Thursday. They say the accident happened at 222 Elmira Rd. near the Ithaca Shopping Plaza and involved a pedestrian and vehicle. When authorities arrived on scene they found a victim, who had to be transported to an area trauma center with serious... more

Ithaca High debuts pristine baseball scoreboard

Spectators watching the Ithaca High School baseball team at Tatascore Field this season can leave the pencil and paper at home. After years of playing in front of a scoreboard which faced the wrong direction and would rarely turn on when needed, a community-wide effort has turned an eyesore into a jewel. IthacaJournal.com: Read More more

Man admits having thousands of child porn images

An Ithaca man faces up to 20 years in federal prison after after admitting Thursday to possessing thousands of images and hundreds of videos depicting child pornography. Nicholas M. Feminella, 22, pleaded guilty to felony counts of transportation of child pornography and possession of child pornography. He will be sentenced Sept. 11 at the federal courthouse in Albany and remains... more

Vann no longer employed as Tompkins deputy

A Trumansburg man convicted of three misdemeanors is no longer employed as a deputy in the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office. The Human Resources Department of Tompkins County confirmed he was not working for the sheriff’s office on Wednesday. A department representative declined to comment on whether he was fired. The Ithaca Journal is awaiting a response from the department on... more

Ithaca boys lacrosse dealt first loss

An unusually undisciplined Ithaca High boys lacrosse team on Wednesday would possibly overcome its mistakes playing lesser opponents, but not against a fellow state-ranked squad. Fairport High School of Section 5 took advantage of several man-up opportunities, and TJ Hendricks and Reese Burek each scored three goals as the Red Raiders routed the Little Red, 9-4, in cold, rainy and... more

Another robbery reported in Ithaca; victim uninjured

Less than a day after one robbery was reported in the City of Ithaca — where an elderly woman had her purse stolen — a second robbery was reported. The Ithaca Police Department says that around 12:58 am officers were called to the area of West Court St. and Sears St. for a robbery complaint. The female victim reported that... more

Pair sought after 88-year-old churchgoer robbed in Ithaca

The Ithaca Police Department reports that an 88-year-old woman was walking home from church when someone grabbed her purse from behind. The woman struggled with her attacker until the attacker pushed her to the ground. The strap of the purse broke and the attacker took the purse, jumped into a vehicle and fled the scene. That vehicle was last seen... more

Joe Biden to deliver convocation address at Cornell

Vice President Joe Biden will give the keynote address at this year’s Senior Convocation, Saturday, May 27, during Cornell’s 149th Commencement Weekend. Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in January, Biden has represented the United States in every region of the world, traveling to more than two dozen countries. “We’re really excited about having Vice President Biden. No matter what... more

Cornell hosts Lehigh In final non-conference game on Saturday

The Big Red men’s lacrosse team closes out its non-conference schedule on Saturday when it welcomes Lehigh to Schoellkopf Field on Saturday, April 15 at 1 p.m. Both teams played on Tuesday evening, with Cornell coming off a 15-8 loss to No. 1 Syracuse, while the Mountain Hawks took down No. 13 Princeton, 15-10. The game can be seen online... more
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