Police investigate armed robbery of Domino’s delivery driver in Ithaca

Police were called to the 400 block of Elm Street for a reported robbery around 8:55 p.m. on Monday. Police say the victim was a Domino’s delivery driver, who was delivering in the area when he was approached by a male who demanded all of his money. The suspect reportedly searched the victim’s pockets before displaying a small black handgun... more

#2 Cornell locks up Cleary Cup with 4-2 win at RPI

The Cornell men’s hockey team clinched sole possession of the Cleary Cup for the first time since 2005 on Friday night, using a string of three consecutive goals from the middle of the second period to the middle of the third to power a 4-2 victory over Rensselaer on Friday night at Houston Field House. Freshman forward Morgan Barron scored... more

Serial flasher in Ithaca, attempted rapist back in jail facing new allegations

A man convicted of attempted rape and has been accused of regularly flashing and harassing women in the city of Ithaca is back in jail and facing new allegations. Floyd Slater is accused of violating probation and exposing his penis to several women in public. He is also a registered sex offender. According to online documents, he was convicted May... more

FLX WEEKLY: The dog days of winter & Facebook birthdays (podcast)

Join Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi & Josh Durso for a look at your upcoming weekend in the Finger Lakes and a round-up of the top news, local photos and activities at FingerLakes1.com this week. Will the extraordinarily warm weather continue. Is spring finally here? Also, how do you handle your birthday on Facebook? . more

Cornell battles Yale as race to Ivy Tourney tightens

The Cornell men’s basketball team will play one of its most consequential home weekends in recent memory beginning on Friday, Feb. 23 when Yale visits Newman Arena for a 7 p.m. tip. The contest will be broadcast live on ESPN3 and simulcast on the Ivy League Network with Barry Leonard Eric Taylor ’06 on the call. CornellBigRed.com: Read More more

REPORT: Tops owners preparing for bankruptcy, local impact unknown

A report by Bloomberg says two U.S. supermarkets — one that has a number of stores in the Finger Lakes region — could be preparing for bankruptcy. The owner of Tops Friendly Markets could potentially seek court protection from creditors as soon as this month, the report says. It’s unclear how bankruptcy would impact local stores, but the report notes... more

Two Ithacans arrested on multiple charges

A four-month investigation has resulted in two Ithaca residents' arrests on drug charges Wednesday. The New York State Police Community Narcotics Enforcement Team, Troop C Uniform Force and a state police K9 unit conducted an investigation on state Route 79 in the Town of Ithaca that led to the arrest of Maleek Miller, 32, and Kaitlin Smith, 35, troopers said.... more

Maguire dealership buys Honda of Ithaca

The Maguire Family of Dealerships is officially taking over Honda of Ithaca, which will now be operating under the name Maguire Honda of Ithaca, and will continue selling, leasing and servicing Hondas. Maguire said in a news release that Honda of Ithaca is the business' first and only Honda franchise, making it the 19th automotive brand in its auto sales... more

Women report groping and flashing incidents in Ithaca

Two women report being accosted in a sexual manner by a man Thursday evening. Police say at approximately 7:20 p.m. officers responded to Cascadilla Street and North Geneva Street for a reported assault. A woman police describe as distraught said a man walked up behind her and forcibly grabbed intimate parts of her body. The woman was helped by people... more

FLX WEEKLY: Talking Valentine’s Day, the Olympics, and your weekend ahead (podcast)

On Wednesday’s edition of FLX Weekly Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi and Josh Durso discuss the Winter Olympics, Valentine’s Day, the latest news in the region, high school basketball and our favorite local photos from the last week in the Finger Lakes… . more

NY-23: Democrats double-down in fight for Reed's seat at Monday forum

Ithaca’s State Theatre was bustling Monday night, with hundreds filling the theater to watch a discussion between the democratic candidates vying for republican Rep. Tom Reed’s seat in Congress representing New York’s 23rd Congressional District. At the forum, hosted by the Tompkins County Democratic Committee, Tompkins County Progressives and Cornell University Democrats, six of the seven candidates discussed their policy... more

Ithaca surgeon Scott Noren to run for U.S. Senate in New York

Scott Noren, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon from Ithaca, is running for the U.S. Senate seat currently occupied by democratic senator Kirsten Gillibrand. Noren has been a health care provider for nearly two decades and served the U.S. Army for six years until 2003, a press release stated. The surgeon running for office is focusing especially on health care affordability... more

Taking the stage: Students demand change to IHS show casting

Back in September, Ithaca High School announced that the performing arts program would be putting on the musical “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” based on the original book by Victor Hugo with music from the Disney movie. But after the announcement of the chosen cast, the show was thrown into the spotlight for what has become the controversial casting choice... more

Tasty winter Ithaca Chili Cook-Off tradition continues in its 20th year

Walking through Ithaca Commons on Saturday would have been enough to make anyone hungry drool a river. The 20th annual Downtown Ithaca Chili Cook-Off took place between 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday at locations on and around Ithaca Commons, where the smells of the combinations of tomatoes, seasonings, peppers, onions, meats and other ingredients filled the air. The cook-off... more

FLX WEEKLY: Round-up your week & look ahead to the weekend in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Join Jessica Lahr, Josh Durso and Jim Sinicropi for a wrap up of the week in the Finger Lakes, the latest on today’s winter storm, and a look at your weekend ahead. Find out how much snow we’re expecting and when it might get warm enough to melt. Check out some great local photos from across the region, discuss the... more

Ithaca woman arrested with nearly 138 grams of heroin in possession

An Ithaca woman was arrested on Tuesday on multiple charges related to the possession and sale of heroin and fentanyl. Jasmine K. Tourance, 31, has been charged with second-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon. IthacaVoice.com: Read More more

Cornell frat disciplined for “Pig Roast” sex contest

A Cornell University fraternity chapter that held a sex contest that members dubbed the Pig Roast in reference to the weight of the women they slept with has been placed on probation for two years. The university said officials launched an investigation of the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity last year after reports about the secret game, in which new members... more
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