NLRB: Cayuga Medical Center violated federal labor law

Cayuga Medical Center has violated federal labor law, according to a ruling by the National Labor Relations Board. The NLRB held a trial in Ithaca in May after charges were brought against the medical center. A judge found the hospital had illegally retaliated against employees for unionizing and imposes an overly broad code of conduct for nurses that has a... more

Fortune: Wegmans tops our ‘Best Workplaces’ retail list

If Wegmans Food Markets ever needed ammo to sell to uninformed areas it is looking to expand into, the locally based grocer can point to yet another recently posted ranking by a nationwide publication. Fortune Magazine, along with Great Place to Work, unveiled on Tuesday a “Best Workplaces in Retail” ranking that placed Wegmans on top of its large company... more

Investigation continues into fatal stabbing

The investigation continues into the fatal stabbing of Ithaca College student Anthony Nazaire. Just over two months have passed since Nazaire was killed outside of a party on Cornell’s campus. The Ithaca Police Department has made no arrests, but investigators continue to piece together what happened, Jamie Williamson, public information officer for the IPD, said. Ithaca Journal – News: Read... more

Our Finger Lakes History with Walter Gable: Haunted tales, hoaxes & strange but true stories of the FLX

On the latest edition of Our Finger Lakes History on FingerLakes1.TV, Seneca County Historian Walter Gables explores paranormal sites, haunted places, incredible hoaxes and strange but true stories from around the Finger Lakes region. Well documented local hauntings, the sea serpent of Seneca Lake, the Taughannock Giant, the birth of Spiritualism near Newark and more… Happy Halloween! AUDIO ONLY VERSION: more

Cornell men’s hockey begins 2016-17 season against Merrimack

The 2016 regular season for Cornell men’s hockey will begin with a road-heavy opening set of games this year, starting with a trip to North Andover, Mass. to take on Merrimack College in what has been a widely anticipated match up for players and fans alike. “I think we got some rust out last weekend against UOIT and Brock and... more

Attempted robbery at the Ithaca Commons, police ask for public’s help

The Ithaca Police Department is investigating a robbery, which took place at the Ithaca Commons on Friday evening. The incident occurred shortly before 7 pm, when police were called to the scene the victim had been assaulted, with the suspect allegedly attempting to take her purse. The victim says that the individual struck her from behind, causing her to fall.... more

Students launch online campaign for Ithaca College contingent faculty demanding decent wages, job security

Ithaca College students launched an online photo campaign on behalf on contingent faculty who make low-wages and have no job security at the college. The photos published on the IC Students for Labor Action Facebook page over several days. In them, contingent faculty, who work part-time at the institution, stand in front of a chalkboard with brief anecdotes about their... more

Refuge of Visionaries: Ithaca City of Asylum’s 15th anniversary

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Yi Ping and his wife, Lin Zhou, boarded a bus for Ithaca at the Port Authority in Manhattan. Ping had recently been selected as the Ithaca City of Asylum’s (ICOA) first exiled writer-in-residence and was on his way with Zhou to their new home. Yet when their bus reached the Lincoln Tunnel, it... more

Erosion shuts down part of Cascadilla Gorge Trail in Ithaca

The wonky weather from the summer and start of fall has affected several of the natural areas in and around Ithaca, and has now claimed another victim — the Cascadilla Gorge Trail. Cornell Plantations announced Friday the trail between Treman Triangle at Linn Street and College Avenue has been closed for maintenance until further notice. No one was available for... more

Brockport knocks off Ithaca at home

The College at Brockport football team earned a crucial win in the Empire 8 Saturday, beating Ithaca College, 42-28, behind quarterback Joe Germinerio’s 185-yards passing and Austin Dean’s four and a half sacks. The Golden Eagles improve to 4-2 on the season, and 3-1 in the Empire 8 while the Bombers fall to 3-3 overall and 2-2 in the conference.... more

Tompkins approves $640k tax abatement for Cargill mine

On Thursday, the Tompkins County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) voted 6-1 in favor of a $640,000 sales tax abatement for the Cargill salt mine. Cargill had asked for the abatement to help fund a new mine $32 million shaft. Cargill says that without the shaft, it would have to cease operations within a decade. Ithaca Voice: Read More more
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