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Ithaca superintendent discusses evolving curriculum

During a question-and-answer session Tuesday night with community members, Ithaca City Schools Superintendent Dr. Luvelle Brown was asked which human rights concerns students in the district are most vocal about. Brown said one of the most common concerns younger students have is the availability of higher education and if they will have access to a diverse learning experience when they... more

Jimmy Boeheim commits to Cornell Big Red

Shortly before 8:00 pm on Tuesday night, Syracuse University men’s basketball head coach Jim Boeheim’s son, Jimmy Boeheim, announced on Twitter that he will attend Cornell University in the fall and will play basketball for the Big Red. Boeheim is currently attending a prep school, New Hampton, in his senior year. Excited to announce that I have committed to play... more

Albany downs Cornell at Schoellkopf

No. 9 UAlbany scored the first six goals of the game and never looked back, rolling to a 17-6 victory over Cornell men’s lacrosse this afternoon on Schoellkopf Field. With the loss, the Big Red falls to 0-3 for the first time since the 1997 season. “We’re three games into this thing and it’s the same song,” said Matt Kerwick,... more

Nurse terminated from Cayuga Medical Center testifies in NLRB hearing

One of the nurses fired from Cayuga Medical Center testified Wednesday in the ongoing National Labor Relations Board hearing. Anne Marshall and Lauren Lamb were terminated after a blood transfusion in September. The patient involved in the blood transfusion filed a complaint after the procedure at Cayuga Medical Center. The hospital launched an investigation and ultimately terminated the two nurses... more

Suspects involved in gas station assault at large in Ithaca

Ithaca Police are investigating an assault that took place at Chuck’s Mobile station that happened around 9:51 pm on Wednesday. Sergeant Tomberlli says that when officers arrived the victim had serious injuries to the head and neck. The individual was bleeding heavily from the neck, which had a large laceration on it. Bangs Ambulance responded to treat the victim’s injuries.... more

Officer suing Ithaca Police Department for alleged discrimination

An Ithaca police officer who has served in law enforcement for 15 years is suing the department for allegedly discriminating against her based on her gender non-conformity and sexual orientation. Sarah Crews, the officer filing the lawsuit, is asking for money for past and future pain and suffering and loss of income, along with changes within the department. The lawsuit... more

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
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