Cornell hockey topped In home debut by Quinnipiac, 3-1

Sophomore forward Anthony Angello scored his third goal of the season, but the Cornell men’s hockey team suffered a 3-1 loss Friday against #4/6 Quinnipiac at Lynah Rink in its home opener. Tim Clifton opened the scoring for the Bobcats, the defending league champions in the game’s 11th minute. Cornell (2-3-1, 2-2-1 ECAC Hockey) was assessed a penalty on the... more

Ithaca woman charged after alleged assault on corrections officer

An Ithaca woman is facing at least one felony charge after she allegedly hit a corrections officer at the Tompkins County Jail. The incident reportedly occurred on November 5th when she was being detained on an unrelated charge to this incident. Deputies say that Emily J. Cornell, 19, of Ithaca was charged with second-degree assault. The officer was not injured,... more

NICE MOVES: Ithaca dancers to perform in Macy’s parade

Inside one of the brightly-lit studios at the Armstrong School of Dance on Catherwood Road in Ithaca, 23 talented young ladies are in costume and hard at work rehearsing their dance numbers over and over again. Teacher and owner Karen Gorsky closely watches, making sure every move is executed perfectly as the dancers prepare to participate in one of the... more

Cornell student completes internship at Seneca Meadows in Seneca Falls

Seneca Meadows landfill in Seneca Falls recently hosted Apoorva Kumar, a graduate student at Cornell University in the department of City and Regional Planning for a 10 week summer internship. The internship was arranged as a part of the CALS NYS Internship Program, an initiative of the Community and Regional Development Institute (CaRDI) in partnership with the College of Agricultural... more

Martha E. Pollack, provost at Michigan, named 14th president of Cornell University

The Cornell University Board of Trustees today unanimously elected Martha E. Pollack, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the University of Michigan, Cornell’s 14th president. Pollack will assume the presidency April 17, 2017. The board’s vote followed the selection of Pollack by a Presidential Search Committee that was formed in April 2016 following the death on March... more

Head Coach Brian Earl sets new tone for Cornell basketball

Brian Earl lurks, not in a menacing way, but you always know where he is in a room. The new coach of the Cornell men’s basketball team — hired after eight years as an assistant at his alma mater of Princeton — is a relatively quiet presence at practice. Sometimes Earl jumps into drills, but… Read More from the Cornell Sun... more

Ithaca man who sexually abused children for years, fled to Mexico accepts plea deal

A man who sexually abused children for years and attempted to flee to Mexico while on bail, accepted a plea deal in Tompkins County Court. Ever Benites, 36, was convicted of felonies for first-degree course of sexual misconduct against a child and first-degree sexual abuse. He'll spend five years in prison and 20 years of post-release supervision. IthacaVoice.com: Read More more

Cortland downs Ithaca for 7th straight Cortaca Jug

SUNY Cortland will remember the 58th annual Cortaca Jug game for its seventh straight victory in the series, and Ithaca College will remember it for coach Mike Welch’s emotional farewell following the contest. Quarterback Brett Segala completed 27 of 46 passes for 358 yards, four touchdowns and three interceptions and the Red Dragons held off a late Ithaca rally to... more

Cornell wins shootout at Columbia to retain Empire State Bowl

The Cornell seniors have never had to watch Columbia take the Empire State Bowl back to their locker room. Even on an emotional senior day for the Lions, the Big Red made sure they would never have to. Cornell used explosive plays on offense and key plays when they were needed on defense and special teams to retain the bowl... more

Ithaca College President Tom Rochon releases statement following reports of “overtly racist” behavior

An incredibly polarizing presidential campaign, which came to an end on Tuesday with the election of Republican Donald Trump is having it’s first impacts on life in the Finger Lakes. Unofficial reports of ‘overtly racist behavior’ made their way to Ithaca College President Tom Rochon, who released a statement on the allegations. Specifically, those reports pointed to behavior and language... more

Can Welch get the ‘W’ in his final Cortaca Jug game?

If you were to ask the members of the Ithaca College football team what was going to happen when they took the field against Buffalo State at Butterfield Stadium on Saturday, they might be hard-pressed to give you an answer. Were you to ask them what was NOT going to happen, they would have told you very emphatically: There was... more

Freeville man charged with murder in Nazaire stabbing case

A 23-year-old Freeville man has been charged with murder and assault in connection with the death of Anthony Nazaire. The Ithaca Police Department announced in a press conference Monday that Nagee Green was arrested earlier in the day in connection with the fatal stabbing of Nazaire on Aug. 28. Green was charged with second-degree murder and second-degree assault, both felonies.... more

Don Culligan, legendary Ithaca High coach, dies at 93

Donald Culligan left quite the impact on the Ithaca community as a teacher, coach and elected official. Achieving numerous high school coaching records and having a basketball court and street named in his honor will keep his name in the public eye, but Culligan’s true legacy will live on through the lives he impacted in more than 40 years of... more

Ithaca.com: A return to Schoellkopf Field

If most football fans were asked to name ten, twenty, or even fifty colleges that are a likely pipeline to the NFL, Cornell would very likely not make that list. Based on my visit to Schoellkopf Field on Saturday, that perception could be challenged. I sat for part of the game with three guys who have NFL connections, and all... more
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