Wegmans named America’s favorite grocery store

Wegmans is tied for the title of America’s favorite grocery store. The Gates-based grocer holds first place, along with Publix Super Markets in a new study by consumer science management company Market Force. Market Force surveyed more than 12,000 shoppers. Wegmans and Publix both scored 77% on the Customer Loyalty Index. Wegmans ranked highest for its specialty department service and... more

Ithaca Festival: Founder inspires 40th anniversary

The past is serving as a source of creativity for the 40th annual Ithaca Festival, to be held in June. “Festival organizers have been meeting with one of the festival’s original founders for inspiration,” said Ben Greenberg, executive director of the Ithaca Festival. “Loretta Louviere, the godmother of the Ithaca Festival, will be making an appearance in the parade to... more

Police: Ithaca robbery leaves one injured, four suspects sought

Ithaca Police are searching for four suspects after a robbery Friday night that left one man injured. The robbery happened around 11:18 p.m. near Schuyler Place and East Buffalo Street. The victim was reportedly approached by four men and then shoved to the ground, punched and kicked before handing over cash to the suspects. Police say the suspects took $85... more

IPD: 19 grams of crack cocaine, $14K in cash found during search

On Friday at approximately 4:45 am members of the Ithaca Police Department SWAT Team, Investigations Division, and the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at a residence on Floral Ave The IPD SWAT Team secured the residence and two occupants, one of whom was identified as Kevin E. Winston, the defendant. A search was executed at the site,... more

IC administrators, faculty make conflicting claims about anti-union activity

Members of a contingent faculty union at Ithaca College are continuing to push forward with a lawsuit against the school over three of their colleagues who were let go. Union members and their student supporters held an occupation-style protest at the college’s administrative offices this week. They say the three contingent faculty members weren’t asked to stay on for another... more

Hundreds gather to protest ICE arrest in Ithaca

A few hundred people gathered at the Bernie Milton Pavilion on the Ithaca Commons Wednesday to rally for a man detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement in the City of Ithaca a day earlier. An event for an “emergency rally” on Wednesday was posted on Facebook shortly after the incident. Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick, alderperson Ducson Nguyen and Tompkins County... more

Tompkins County Sheriff reacts to ICE’s arrest of Mexican-national in Ithaca

Tompkins County Sheriff Ken Lansing has worked in law enforcement for more then 40 years. He says in his experience, it has been quite rare to have federal agents arrest someone in Ithaca the way they did Tuesday. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials say agents took the Mexican-national, who was in the country illegally, into custody on Cascidilla Street, in... more

Ithaca Commons project finally complete

After what seemed like an endless amount of time on construction and improvements, the Ithaca Commons Project is finally completed. City officials celebrated the completion on Monday at the site of La Fontana di Raimondo DeVincentis, the new granite fountain in Bank Alley. The Ithaca Commons Project started with a budget of $9.5 million in the spring of 2013, but... more

No arrests after search warrant executed in Ithaca

On Tuesday at approximately 5 am members of the Ithaca Police Department SWAT Team, Ithaca Police Department and Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office served a narcotics search warrant at 410 Wood St. and 141 Chestnut St. They secured the residence, as well as those two sites. However, no charges are being pressed at this time, according to members of IPD. The... more

What’s Happened to Cornell lacrosse?

Week-in and week-out, there is an unwavering confidence filling the Cornell men’s lacrosse locker room, a confidence you would expect from the seventh-most winningest program in collegiate lacrosse history. But for the second straight year, the team finished with a losing record and missed out on postseason play. These failures would be a disappointment to any team of any caliber,... more

Organization looks to fight opioid addiction, growing crisis in FLX

It’s time to do something about the growing opioid epidemic, which is sweeping across the U.S., impacting small communities as much as larger ones. In response to New York State’s overdose and opioid epidemic, a coalition of healthcare professionals, public health experts, advocates, and people with a history of drug use are launching a statewide campaign calling for the creation... more

Cornell male singing group booted for hazing

Cornell University officials say the college’s oldest all-male a capella group has been permanently dismissed from campus for hazing that included requiring new members to put Icy Hot muscle cream on their genitals. According to the Ivy League school’s website on hazing, Cayuga’s Waiters initially were suspended two weeks into the 2016 fall semester for hazing that also included requiring... more

Cornell football unveils 2017 schedule

The path between Cornell football and its first Ivy League title in decades was made clear Wednesday morning. Coming off its winningest season under current head coach David Archer ’05, the Red will begin its campaign on the road against Delaware before a four-game homestand, and will end against reigning co-champion Penn. Cornell Sun: Read More more

IPD says officer accused of ‘pulling gun on person’ in Florida, no longer employed by City

According to officials, an officers with the Ithaca Police Department is ‘no longer employed’ after a pair of incidents, which crossed state boundaries. Matthew Lee Pagliaro, 51, was with the IPD for nearly 20 years, according to the Ithaca Voice. He was charged with driving while intoxicated in Newfield. Another incident took place in Florida, where he allegedly pulled a... more

Cornell football Spring Game set for Saturday under the lights

The Cornell spring football practice will end with a bang, as the Big Red will play its annual spring game under the lights at Schoellkopf Field on Saturday, April 29 beginning at 7 p.m. Cornell’s last of 12 spring practices will conclude with a controlled scrimmage that will feature 50-60 live plays. It will follow a lacrosse doubleheader, as the... more

3rd quarter dooms Cornell yet again in Brown loss for 2nd straight losing season

3rd quarter dooms Cornell yet again in Brown loss for 2nd straight losing season
It has not been the season the Cornell men’s lacrosse team has been hoping for. The young but promising pieces for the Red did not gel together fast enough, and for the second straight year, the team will fall below .500 and will miss out on the chance for postseason play. Heading into Saturday’s matchup, Cornell (4-8, 2-3 Ivy) and... more

Latest from FLX as water levels continue to rise (full-coverage)

It’s a bad situation. As a whole, the region is several inches over “normal” rainfall amounts for the last two months. While the Finger Lakes didn’t see the snowmelt that sometimes contributes to springtime flooding — we have seen plenty of spring rains. On Thursday a road washed out in Geneva. Coastal communities along Lake Ontario have been on edge... more
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