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Cornell gets $1.4M for transportation research

Cornell gets $1.4M for transportation research
U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kristen Gillibrand on Thursday announced $1.4 million in U.S. Department of Transportation funding for Cornell University to continue leading the Transportation, Environment, and Community Health Center. “This grant will enable Cornell University and its new transportation center to continue producing game-changing research on the technology that could preserve our environment and protect our communities from... more

Shakey Graves, John Popper among 12 announced acts coming to Ithaca

Shakey Graves, John Popper among 12 announced acts coming to Ithaca
Blues Traveler frontman John Popper, rising Americana star Shakey Graves and Grammy-nominated rockers NEEDTOBREATHE are among the dozen acts that announced upcoming shows in Ithaca. The shows, announced today by promoter DSP Shows, will be held at either the Hangar Theatre, located at 801 Taughannock Blvd.; The Haunt, located at 702 Willow Ave. or at the State Theatre of Ithaca,... more

Injury bug bites again as Cornell clinches Ivy hockey title

Injury bug bites again as Cornell clinches Ivy hockey title
For the second straight game, an injury cast a shadow over an otherwise positive result for a Cornell men’s hockey team which has ascended to the top spot in the ECAC and a top-10 national ranking despite being plagued by injuries all season. Moments before freshman forward Michael Regush’s power-play goal gave the Red an early lead 5:39 into its... more

Schumer calls for FAA to fund Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport expansion

Schumer calls for FAA to fund Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport expansion
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer joined other local officials from Tompkins County on Friday at Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport to call for $10 million in federal funding for the $24.7 million renovation that will allow the airport to receive international flights. Schumer, D-N,Y., was joined by a number of Tompkins legislators, and representatives from local business and Cornell University. “This airport... more

Cornell University names new director of Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art

Cornell University names new director of Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art
Cornell University has named Jessica Levin Martinez, head of the the Division of Academic and Public Programs at the Harvard Art Museums, as the new director of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art. The Cornell University Board of Trustees approved her appointment as the Richard J. Schwartz Director of the museum during a meeting Jan. 31 in New York... more

Outlaw Speedway announces dates for annual Arnot Mall Car Show

Outlaw Speedway announces dates for annual Arnot Mall Car Show
Representatives of the Outlaw Speedway are pleased to announce the dates for the Annual Arnot Mall Car Show. Saturday and Sunday, March 30 and 31, 2019 are the two days designated for the annual affair. Cars will roll in the Big Flats facility on Friday night, March 29 at the completion of regular business hours. The show will run all... more

Woman extricated from car after collision with garbage truck in Ithaca

Woman extricated from car after collision with garbage truck in Ithaca
A woman was extricated from her car and airlifted to the hospital Thursday morning after crashing into the side of a garbage truck in the Town of Ithaca. The crash happened at about 8 a.m. at the intersection of Hayts and Hopkins roads. When responders from the Ithaca Fire Department, Bangs Ambulance and Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office arrived on scene,... more

Dryden pedestrian struck by car, killed Tuesday night

Dryden pedestrian struck by car, killed Tuesday night
A 54-year-old Dryden man was struck by a vehicle and killed Tuesday night on Turkey Hill Road in Dryden. New York state troopers were dispatched to the area of Turkey Hill Road near Stevenson Road to investigate the accident, which occurred at approximately 7:09 p.m. Members of Varna Fire and Rescue were already performing CPR when police arrived at the... more

One way or another, Maguire aims to expand dealerships in Ithaca

One way or another, Maguire aims to expand dealerships in Ithaca
Phil Maguire, CEO of the Maguire Family of Dealerships, is the entrepreneurial example of the old proverb, “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” The first attempt back in 2014 was an “artisanal” car dealership campus in the Town of Ithaca, which was halted by disagreements over zoning. The second attempt was a trio of dealerships proposed for... more

Inside one of Cornell’s most competitive music tryouts

Inside one of Cornell’s most competitive music tryouts
For well over a hundred years, McGraw Tower’s 21 bells have set the mood for an entire campus and town, performing everything from the iconic “Alma Mater” on fall evenings to elaborate renditions of the Grateful Dead. But 161 steps above Ho Plaza, it is easy to take for granted the source of the thrice daily, boisterous melody. According to... more

Big Red welcomes defending Ivy champ Penn Friday on ESPNU

Big Red welcomes defending Ivy champ Penn Friday on ESPNU
The Cornell men’s basketball team will have an early chance to make a statement to the rest of the conference when defending Ivy champion Penn visits Newman Arena on Friday, Feb. 1 at 5 p.m. The contest, the first game of a doubleheader with the women’s team, will be broadcast on ESPNU with Jon Meterparel and Noah Savage on the... more

Ithaca firefighters extinguish fire and rescue two cats from South Hill home

Ithaca firefighters extinguish fire and rescue two cats from South Hill home
Ithaca firefighters extinguished a house fire and rescued two cats from a home in the Town of Ithaca Sunday night. Firefighters responded to a one-story duplex home at 220 Coddington Road in South Hill and located a fire in a back bedroom, firefighters said. Firefighters ensured the residents were out and had the fire under control within 20 minutes. Bangs... more

Courts uphold ruling that Cayuga Medical Center violated federal labor law

DECISION: Cayuga Medical Center violated federal labor law
This week, Cayuga Medical Center read and posted a notice for employees that states they violated federal labor law. The notice was ordered by the U.S. Court of Appeals after the National Labor Relations Board found the hospital unlawfully disciplined nurses who were trying to form a union. The NLRB recently upheld two cases involving Cayuga Medical Center. In one,... more

Maine man charged with shooting airsoft gun at Ithaca Econo Lodge

Maine man charged with shooting airsoft gun at Ithaca Econo Lodge
A man from Maine who was staying at the Econo Lodge in Ithaca is facing charges after allegedly shooting off an airsoft gun in a hotel room. He was also found to be in possession of a Molotov cocktail, according to the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office. The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of shots fired at about... more

Cornell takes ECAC Hockey lead with win over Dartmouth

Cornell takes ECAC Hockey lead with win over Dartmouth
The Cornell men’s hockey team extended its unbeaten streak to seven games and moved into a tie for first place in ECAC Hockey thanks to a 5-1 victory over Dartmouth on Saturday evening at Lynah Rink. Five different players scored goals, and Matt Nuttle and Morgan Barron had two assists apiece for Cornell (11-5-1, 7-2-1 ECAC Hockey), which now sits... more

Man pleads guilty in case of burglary thwarted by residents

Man pleads guilty in case of burglary thwarted by residents
An Ithaca man pleaded guilty to third degree burglary in Tompkins County Court Friday. He illegally entered an East Seneca Street home in November and was locked in a room by residents until police arrived. Ronald McClure, Jr., 29, entered a home on the 400 block of East Seneca Street just after 3 a.m. Nov. 23, according to the Ithaca... more

Ithaca Fire Department tackles house fire on 200-block of Linn Street

Ithaca Fire Department tackles house fire on 200-block of Linn Street
A family narrowly escaped their home late Wednesday night as fire ripped through their two-story Fall Creek residence. The call came in to Tompkins County 911 just after 11:00 p.m. from the home owners reporting a fire in their house on Linn Street in the City. Ithaca Fire Fighters arrived on scene minutes later to find heavy fire burning in... more
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