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

Ithaca man sentenced to 60 day incarceration after assaulting woman

An Ithaca man was sentenced on Thursday in Tompkins County Court to 60 days in county jail with a three year probation period after records show he assaulted a woman, violating an order of protection. Demaija Stewart, 37, had been issued an order of protection against his ex-girlfriend in May 2015, which was due to expire in November 2015. Ithaca... more

Dartmouth controls final quarter, downs Cornell

Dartmouth scored 14 points in the fourth quarter to take a 17-13 victory over Cornell in an Ivy League football contest on Saturday at Schoellkopf Field. The Big Green scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter while dominating possession in the frame, holding the ball for over 13 minutes, to take the lead and ultimately hold on for the win.... more

Ithaca man rolls vehicle on Route 89 in Covert

Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports, on Wednesday at approximately 6:40 am, Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a one car personal injury motor vehicle accident on State Route 89 in the Town of Covert. Sheriff’s Deputies state that the driver, Thomas Lee Harvard, age 66 of Ithaca, was operating a 2014 Jeep Patriot northbound on State Route 89 when he lost control of... more

Three keys to a Cornell football victory over Dartmouth

On Oct. 1, Cornell football pulled off as improbable an upset as ever. The Red defeated the nationally-ranked Colgate Raiders in Hamilton, NY, after trailing by 23 points in the second quarter. Sophomore quarterback Dalton Banks threw for over 450 yards and 4 touchdowns — in just his third career start — and the Red’s… Cornell Sun Sports: Read More more

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
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