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Ithaca PD seeks videos of August 28th homicide

Ithaca Police Department Deputy Chief Vince Monticello confirms that the Police Department is still accepting videos that captured the homicide in Ithaca on August 28th. Deputy Chief Monticello stated “Crucial video evidence has been submitted to IPD already, and Investigators are confident that more videos exist but have not been submitted as of yet. Today I am renewing our request... more

Girls Mean Business to host intensive entrepreneurship workshops for Ithaca teens

Do you have a teenage girl who is a born leader? A new series of programs in Ithaca may be a great opportunity for her. Girls Mean Business will host eight workshops starting Sunday, September 18 at the Tompkins County Public Library. Workshops will be from 3­ – 5 p.m. each Sunday, and participants are encouraged to attend all eight... more

Cargill: New mine shaft or operations cease in Tompkins County

To help offset the $32 million expense, Cargill is requesting a one-time sales tax abatement on the purchase of equipment needed for the project. Cargill's message to the county – 'if we don't get a new mine shaft in place, we will be forced to shut down'. That's the gist of an application the company submitted to the Tompkins County... more

Cornell police warn of suspicious van approaching students

The Cornell Police Department released the following statement following a pair of suspicious incidents involving a van, which approached students posing as a taxi: Crime Alert Suspicious Vehicle Approaching Students Cornell University Police recently received information from the Cayuga Heights Police Department and members of our community that raises our concern for community safety. On Aug. 22 and again on... more

Ithaca woman becomes irate while deputies execute warrant

Ithaca woman becomes irate while deputies execute warrant
Deputies in Tompkins County report that an Ithaca woman was arrested on August 25, after an incident involving police officers while executing a warrant. Authorities say at about 3:30 pm on August 25 deputies responded to 13 Third St. in the Town of Dryden to execute a warrant. During the investigation, deputies report that an unrelated female became disorderly and... more

Lane seeks 9th Ithaca city golf title

After narrowly averting a first-round upset loss, five-time defending champion Tim Lane will be seeking his ninth career Ithaca City Golf Championship this weekend at Newman Golf Course. The annual match play tournament spanning two weekends will ramp back up with Saturday’s quarterfinals, Sunday’s semifinals and the traditional championship match on Labor Day. Read More more

Special Labor Day Weekend edition of FLX Weekly with Jessica Lahr

Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi, Jessamy Uticone and Josh Durso preview your Labor Day Weekend in the Finger Lakes and recap the top news stories, local features, and local photos of the week on FingerLakes1.com as the unofficial end of summer is upon us here in the FLX. more

Routes 13 and 36 detour lifted effective 9/7/16

The Lake Street Bridge at Ithaca Falls has re-opened this week after 3 ½-month construction project and Routes 13 and 36 will return to their normal schedules, effective Wed., Sept. 7. TCAT decided to wait to return to normal service two days after the Labor Day holiday to have time to inform passengers in advance that the lengthy detour has... more

Ithaca PD releases statement on homicide investigation; still few answers

UPDATE: Wednesday, 7:49 pm The Ithaca Police Department released a statement Wednesday evening on the progress of the investigation into the homicide investigation, which left one injured and another dead on the Cornell University Campus. The statement read: The investigation into the stabbing death of Anthony Nazaire is moving steadily and methodically. A team of over twenty Investigators from the... more

Ithaca woman leaves scene of accident, causes second accident, later charged with felony DWI

On August 26, at approximately 10:11 pm New York State Police arrested an Ithaca woman on felony aggravated DWI charges after causing one accident, leaving the scene, and causing a second accident. State Police say that Christine Bankert-Wray, 46, of Ithaca was arrested after leaving the scene of a one car accident, which occurred on Macklenberg Road. By the time... more

Ithaca did not meet two drinking water standards

Ithaca's water discoloration has been formally attributed to high levels of manganese based on recently returned lab tests. The city notified residents Friday that Ithaca violated drinking water standards for manganese and turbidity in July, though the discoloration issues weren't news to either side. Read more from the Ithaca Journal more

Unknown person grabbed female victim’s leg through open window in Ithaca; investigation ongoing

Unknown person grabbed female victim’s leg through open window in Ithaca; investigation ongoing
At approximately 4:00 am on Friday members of the Ithaca Police Department were dispatched to an address on Westbourne Lane regarding a “suspicious incident.” A female victim reported that she was sleeping when an unknown individual reached through her bedroom window and touched her leg. The suspect immediately fled the area when the victim woke up. Police say that no... more

Ithaca ice cream icon Sweet Melissa’s to open Trumansburg shop

Ithaca ice cream icon Sweet Melissa’s announced on social media Tuesday that they are opening a Trumansburg location, which will be a production site for their hard ice cream and a cafe. The new shop is called How Sweet It Is, and is located on East Main Street, across the street from Felicia’s Hive 45. The cafe will feature a... more
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