Cornell students march as part of national protests against police shootings

When unarmed black man Terence Crutcher was shot by a police officer in Tulsa, Cornell student Delmar Fears felt almost desensitized to the shooting. Crutcher's death, along with the death of North Carolina man Keith Lamont Scott at the hands of a police officer, didn't spark the Black Student Union's march through campus Friday afternoon, though. Read More more

Cornell men’s hockey ranked fifth, sixth in preseason ECAC polls

In the annual preseason ECAC polls, Cornell was tabbed to finish fifth by the media and sixth by the conference’s coaches. While the Red’s squad remains similar and strong, as compared to last year’s, the team’s key opponents have also kept their squads up to par. Top names ranked ahead of Cornell include perennial favorites including Quinnipiac, Harvard and Yale.... more

Ithaca man injured in accident on Rt. 96 in Seneca Co.

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports on September 3rd at 3:33 pm Deputies responded to State Route 96 at County Road 130 for a motor vehicle accident with an injured person. Deputies report Nicholas s. Antczak of Ithaca was operating a SUV northbound on State Route 96 when he lost control of the vehicle. The SUV proceeded off the roadway... more

Cornell football highlights Ithaca sports weekend

Every week this section will preview five of the top local sporting events for the weekend. After winning its season opener in Bucknell last week, the Cornell University football team opens the home portion of its schedule Saturday afternoon at 3 p.m. against rival Yale at Schoellkopf Field. Not only will Cornell be aiming to get revenge for last year’s... more

Town considers cutting off fire protection funding for Ithaca College

The question of whether or not Cornell pays its fair share is a well-worn one in Ithaca — but it’s less often that the same question comes up in regarding Ithaca College. In recent years, the Town of Ithaca has been in talks with IC about paying a contribution to the town for fire protection services. Read More more

Ithaca gears up for 34th annual Apple Festival

Ithaca’s premiere autumn event is only a couple of weeks away. The 34th Annual Downtown Ithaca Apple Harvest Festival presented by Tompkins Trust Company will take place Friday, Sept 30, noon to 6 p.m. and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both Saturday, Oct. 1 and Sunday, Oct. 2. This much-anticipated community celebration, featuring fresh local food, handmade crafts, games,... more

Cornell football fends off late Bucknell rally in opener

Just like last year, Cornell football (1-0) started slow against Bucknell (1-2), falling into an early hole. Just like last year, the Red eventually found its groove and built a lead. Just like last year, the Bison stormed back, threatening to steal a miraculous victory. But unlike last year, the men of Cornell football did not let the game get... more

Hobart to host Ithaca on Homecoming Weekend

The 25th-ranked Hobart College football team will host Ithaca College on Saturday, Sept. 17. The Homecoming and Family Weekend game is scheduled to kickoff at 7 p.m. on Boswell Field at the Caird Center for Sports and Recreation. Fans unable to attend the game can follow all of the action with All-Access Video and Live Stats. The game will also... more

Cornell Big Red football 2016 season preview

Cornell opens their 2016 football campaign at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania at 3:00 pm on Saturday afternoon. Hear what The Roger J. Weiss ’61 Head Coach of Football, David Archer ’05, has to say leading up to kick-off of first game of the season. Part 1: Overall thoughts on the 2016 season. Part 2: Breaking down each of the position... more

Cornell breeds flavor-packed mega-strawberry the size of a plum

Strawberry fans, rejoice. The newest Cornell strawberry variety concentrates intense flavor in a berry big enough to fill the palm of your hand. Topping out at over 50 grams, Archer, the latest creation from Cornell berry breeder Courtney Weber, is comparable in size to a plum or small peach. But this behemoth stands out in ways beyond just its proportions:... more

9-year-old boy officially joins ranks with Ithaca police

About 72 students from Ithaca’s Northeast Elementary school sat cross-legged in the Monday afternoon sunshine chanting for their 9-year-old classmate Colin Toland. To their right, more than 100 officers and first responders saluted at the young boy was driven toward the pavilion in a police SUV, with flashing lights blinking. Joined by his parents Ian Hayward and Tamika Toland, as... more

Injuries, overdose at scene of barricaded individual on Spencer Road in Ithaca

On Monday at 11:43 AM, Ithaca Police Officers responded to the report of a possible intentional overdose at the 500 block of Spencer Road in Ithaca. Upon arrival Officers were advised by two people on-scene that the subject attempting to overdose has a large knife and is barricaded in the bedroom of the apartment. One witness also had a serious injury... more
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