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Bears, Bulldogs next up for Cornell hoops

The Cornell men’s basketball team will be challenged by the league’s top two scoring offenses when Brown (Friday, Feb. 3 at 7 p.m.) and defending Ivy League champion Yale (Saturday, Feb. 4 at 6 p.m.) visit Newman Arena this weekend. Barry Leonard and Eric Taylor ’05 will provide the play-by-play locally on 96.3 FM The Buzzer, while live video of... more

Cornell wrestling extends Ivy Win streak to 75

Following an action-packed day of competition in New England, Cornell wrestling returned home with two more wins in its pocket. The Red handled Brown and Harvard by substantial margins to extend its Ivy win streak to 75 matches. Cornell (9-2) improved its all-time record to 54-2 and 55-9 against the Bears (4-6) and Crimson (2-5), respectively. The Red continued its... more

Ithaca officially declared a sanctuary city

During a Common Council meeting in Ithaca on Wednesday night, it was voted unanimously that Ithaca would become the state's newest sanctuary city. It was a packed out meeting with people of all ages voicing the same opinion: To make Ithaca a sanctuary city. Neighbors became emotional as immigrants shared their stories. Mayor Svante Myrick said it's crucial to make... more

TRAFFIC: Exceptionally long truckload coming through Ithaca on Saturday

On Saturday February 4th, 2017 a commercial truck towing an exceptionally long commercial load is scheduled to travel through Ithaca in a southerly direction. Combined, the truck and trailer are over 380 feet long and twenty feet wide. Traffic patterns in Ithaca will be changed to accommodate this load. The load is scheduled to enter Ithaca on New York State... more

Myrick, Lifton support program that could help families facing homelessness

Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick and Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton have put their support behind a program that aims to reduce homelessness locally and across New York. On Wednesday, Myrick and Lifton joined Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi, D-Queens, and Ithaca Rescue Mission Regional Director Richard Bennett to endorse Home Stability Support at a press conference. IthacaVoice.com: Read More more

After Years of Complaints and Litigation, Cornell’s Policy 6.4 Still Stands

When a Cornellian noticed that 10 undergarments were missing from her room, she claimed that she had been sexually harassed under Policy 6.4 — Cornell’s policies and guidelines for handling issues of discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual assault and violence. Based solely on her intuition, the student blamed one of her male classmates for the theft, according to a report drafted... more

Will Tom Reed ever come to Ithaca for a Town Hall?

If there is one city on Republican Congressman Tom Reed’s radar that is least likely to be home to a large number of his supporters, it’s Ithaca. While the incumbent Congressman beat out Democrat candidate John Plumb in the 2016 election — 149,779 to 107, 822 — Plumb completely swept Reed in Tompkins County. IthacaVoice.com: Read More more

Ithaca boys end division title drought

Jordanny Cuevas Marte scored 22 of his 30 points in the first half to help Ithaca clinch the Southern Tier Athletic Conference West Division boys basketball title with a 65-48 victory Tuesday night at Corning. The division title is Ithaca’s first in the STAC since 1993 and its first as a member of the West Division. IthacaJournal.com: Read More more

Auburn PD: Missing teen could be headed toward Ithaca, Elmira

The Auburn Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teen. 17-year-old Michael Cox ran away from Cayuga Centers, located at 101 Halmilton Avenue on January 15th — and his whereabouts is currently unknown. Police believe that he may be headed toward Ithaca or Elmira since he has no ties to the local community. The Auburn... more

Brown, Yale next up for Cornell basketball

The Cornell men’s basketball team will be challenged by the league’s top two scoring offenses when Brown (Friday, Feb. 3 at 7 p.m.) and defending Ivy League champion Yale (Saturday, Feb. 4 at 6 p.m.) visit Newman Arena this weekend. Barry Leonard and Eric Taylor ’05 will provide the play-by-play locally on 96.3 FM The Buzzer, while live video of... more

MEGA DONATION: SC Johnson gifts $150 million to Cornell

SC Johnson, and Chairman and CEO H. Fisk Johnson are giving Cornell University's Ithaca campus its largest gift in history — a $150 million donation. The gift will go to the newly named Cornell SC Johnson College of Business. The Cornell University Board of Trustees voted Saturday morning in New York City to rename the college, which was previously known... more

Hundreds rally in Ithaca against President Trump’s immigration ban

With voices loud and turnout strong, hundreds of people in Ithaca are fighting back against one of President Donald Trump's most recent executive orders. Activists here says preventing people from coming into the U.S. from specific countries is simply un-American and wrong. Walaa Horan is Muslim and wasn't born here. However, she's a naturalized U.S. citizen now. While the 90... more

Harvard storms back to top Cornell, 4-1

Junior forward Alex Rauter scored an unassisted goal in the second period, but the Cornell men’s hockey team surrendered four goals in the third period in a 4-1 loss to rival Harvard on Friday night in front of a sold-out crowd at Lynah Rink. “I think the guys did a good, solid job, had scoring chances and good pressure, really... more

Ithaca awarded $500k in Restore NY funds for two projects

The state's "Restore NY" grant program has awarded $500,000 for two city projects submitted to the state last October. As reported back in September, the "Seneca/Corn Street Building Rehab Project" consists of two properties that are on the same block – the first is the former Ithaca Glass at 413 West Seneca Street, the second is the former Wyllie Dry... more

Cornell law graduates boast the highest salaries, study finds

Cornell University Law School graduates are above average — at least, their salaries are. According to a recent report conducted by Social Finance, Inc., Cornell Law graduates receive a higher average salary — approximately $183,377 three years after graduation — than other law school graduates across the United States. This average salary trumps the average national salary of law school... more

Views of Cornell-Harvard hockey from the pep band

The Cornell-Harvard game in Lynah Rink each year has consistently the best atmosphere of any Cornell hockey game. From the perennial tossing of the fish to the ice when Harvard skates out, to the special chants directed at the Crimson, the game is like no other on the calendar. Beyond those major distinctions, however, the Cornell hockey fanatic will notice... more

Ithaca updates residents on water issues that made headlines in 2016

The City of Ithaca experienced several unrelated water issues in 2016. The following is an update on the status of these incidents: Manganese and Discolored Water The City of Ithaca was able to bring under control the high levels of manganese that were discoloring drinking water this past summer. The manganese levels in the City’s water source have dropped back... more

Ithaca Mayor stands firm in proposed sanctuary city status despite Trump’s Executive Order to cut funding

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday afternoon that states that sanctuary cities will no longer be subject to receiving federal grants. But here in the city of Ithaca, plans are going forward to continue making it a sanctuary city. IthacaVoice.com: Read More more
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