Cornell hockey looking for magic in Lake Placid

The Cornell men’s hockey team can forget about its plans leading up to the ECAC Hockey semifinals in Lake Placid on Friday going smoothly. Thanks to the snowstorm terrorizing the Southern Tier and central New York, the Big Red’s itinerary needed to shift. But coach Mike Schafer is not worried at all about the changes impacting his team’s preparation or... more

Newfield man found with heroin after Ithaca crash

A 23-year-old Newfield man is facing numerous traffic and drug charges after he caused an accident in Ithaca while under the influence of drugs and alcohol. Police say Dylan T. Vincent, 23, of Newfield crashed his vehicle around 4:30 pm on March 4th near the 400 block of Bostwick Rd. and during the subsequent investigation — was found to be... more

Tompkins Co. dealing with more overdoses by the day

After officials released information outlining the possibility of eight overdoses in a short period of time — Ithaca and Tompkins County added another potential two overdoses to that list. Heroin has become one of the biggest, if not the outright biggest fight that local and state officials are trying to combat. The Ithaca Voice has extended coverage on the recent... more

Reed will meet with local constituents this weekend (dates & locations)

Republican Rep. Tom Reed will sit down with constituents this weekend to address the wealth of concerns many have with the state of politics in the region. After several requests from those constituents — Reed scheduled a series of Town Hall meetings, which would all take place on Saturday. Starting at 8 am — Rep. Reed will begin his day... more

FORTUNE 100: Wegmans takes #2 on ‘Best Companies’ list

For the 20th year running, Wegmans made the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list. This year, it sits at number two on the list. The 2017 list marks the 20th anniversary of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list. Wegmans is just one of 12 companies that have appeared on the list for all 20 years.... more

Retiring IPD Chief John Barber says farewell

Officers and staff at the Ithaca Police Department lined both sides of the small parking lot off East Clinton Street on Thursday afternoon to salute their retiring chief as he walked out the department’s doors for the final time. Chief John Barber walked toward the street as officers remained in salute on both sides, then he turned and saluted the... more

Tom Reed in Ithaca Saturday for his town hall meeting

Republican Rep. Tom Reed will hold a town hall meeting in Ithaca on Saturday amid a wave of similar events across the country where attendees have attacked legislators for plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The town hall — 8 a.m. Saturday at the Southside Community Center — comes five days after congressional Republicans released a replacement plan for... more

ITHACA MURDER: Records hint at Barkley’s mental issues

The anonymous Aug. 27 911 call to Tompkins County Sheriff's deputies was the second they fielded about Justin Barkley that day. The first was from his mother, to check on his welfare. The second call was coupled with a vague warning and, as a deputy later reported: insistence that Barkley was "not a bad guy." Barkley's mother had called on... more

Union files unfair labor charge against Ithaca College

Contingent faculty members at Ithaca College announced Wednesday they have filed an unfair labor practice charge against the school and have given the college’s bargaining committee 24 hours to show a “glimmer of hope” in labor negotiations. The Ithaca College Contingent Faculty Union/Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 200 United held a press conference outside the Peggy Ryan Williams Administration... more

Ithaca Police: Eight suspected heroin overdoses in two weeks

The Ithaca Police Department issued a plea to heroin users on Tuesday, asking users of the opioid drug to reach out for treatment. IPD has responded to eight calls for people suspected of overdosing on heroin in the last two weeks, Officer Jamie Williamson said in a statement. Those eight calls included one death “where the possibility that the person... more

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
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