Dryden man kills UPS driver; pleads not guilty to second-degree murder

Police have identified the victim in Thursday’s homicide, which happened in the Ithaca Walmart. The shooter, who has been charged with second-degree murder has also been identified. William Schumacher, 52, of Candor was killed in the incident. Police say that the defendant, who has been charged with second-degree murder is 38-year-old Justin Barkley, of Dryden. The two did not know... more

Ithaca couple gives historic house a new home

Bill and Susan Lesser always admired the architecture of the 1840s-era Greek Revival-style house at 341 Coddington Road while driving by it on the way to and from their own similar home about 200 yards down the road. The Lessers and other neighbors have watched the vacant historic house in the town of Ithaca deteriorate over the past 20 years... more

Troopers searching for three who stole shoes from Ithaca mall

State Police are looking for three people suspected of stealing shoes from a store in the Ithaca Mall in Lansing over the weekend. Troopers say four shoes worth about $380 were stolen from the Designer Shoe Warehouse on December 3rd. Three suspects were caught on security camera footage putting on new shoes and walking out of the store with them,... more

Cornell sweeps Miami in men’s Hockey

The Cornell men’s ice hockey team completed a weekend sweep of visiting Miami (Ohio) over the weekend, winning 4-3 Friday in comeback fashion and 2-1 Saturday with a teddy toss on top. Cornell (7-3-1) is on a five-game winning streak heading into the semester break. It’ll play in the Florida College Classic Dec. 28 against Northern Michigan University and Dec.... more

Cayuga Medical Center proposes addition on West Hill

At their meeting next week, the town of Ithaca planning board will be taking their first look at a proposed addition to the behavioral health unit of Cayuga Medical Center (CMC). The addition is only the latest in a series of renovations and expansions undertaken by the medical center over the past several years. IthacaVoice.com: Read More more

Morgan’s heroics lift Big Red over Northeastern

Sophomore Matt Morgan had a career-high 34 points, including the go-ahead basket with 19 seconds left, to lift the Big Red men’s basketball team to an 80-77 victory over Northeastern on Wednesday evening at Newman Arena. Cornell improved to 2-5 on the year, while the Huskies slipped to 4-3. CornellBigRed.com: Read More more

A 16-year movement: Median Ithaca rent prices nearly double, people pushed out

The price of rent is going up. It’s a problem that many communities are having a difficult time keeping up with. As the price of rent goes up — the necessity of higher-paying jobs grows. It’s a trend that can’t always be kept up with, and as this Ithaca Voice report shows — the trend is becoming a mainstream problem... more

Bauld’s first career goal proves difference-maker in Big Red’s Frozen Apple win

Playing in front of the biggest crowd of your life in prime time at the World’s Most Famous Arena sounds like a lot for a 19-year-old college kid to handle. But freshman Noah Bauld seized the moment and had a night he will not soon forget. The freshman took the setting in stride and in the end, his second period... more

Cornell hoops visits unbeaten Houston Saturday on ESPN3

The Cornell men’s basketball will end its season-opening stretch where it played five of its first six games on the road when it heads to unbeaten Houston on Saturday, Nov. 26 at 4 p.m. CT at Hofheinz Pavilion. The game will be available live on ESPN3, with Barry Leonard on the call locally on 96.3 FM The Buzzer. CornellBigRed.com: Read... more

Around the Lake: Transitioning to winter sports in the IAC

Before the temperatures plummeted and the first snow set in on the trees Saturday, it felt more like early season football weather than basketball. It would have been nice to have that weather when we were all bundled in winter jackets and scarfs during the final few weeks of local football action when the thermostat hovered near the freezing line.... more

Ithaca Robbery: Man smears feces on wall, sets fire in apartment before being arrested

A homeless man was arrested on Tuesday in Ithaca after police responded to a robbery in progress. Officers say that they responded to the 700 block of South Aurora Street for the report of a burglary in progress. The complainant called police after observing someone inside an apartment who he knew did not live there. The apartment was reportedly in... more

Shooting under investigation in Ithaca; man hospitalized with gunshot wound

Monday Update: In an update to the shooting story out of Ithaca this weekend, police say they’re searching for a vehicle — which they’ve identified as a late-model BMW. It’s white in color and is connected to the shooting. Police have also indicated that the shooting was not random. Several bullet casings were found in the area where the shooting... more

New Hampshire awaits Cornell at The Frozen Apple

The Cornell men’s hockey team will descend on The World’s Most Famous Arena for a sixth consecutive year and the eighth time in the last 10 years when it takes the famed ice at Madison Square Garden for a game against New Hampshire. The game will be broadcast on the subscription-based Ivy League Digital Network, with Jason Weinstein handling play-by-play... more
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