Tompkins County Library closing for renovations in February

Tompkins County Public Library Director Susan Currie has announced the tentative renovation schedule for phase one of the Library’s comprehensive facility upgrade. Noting the importance of community access to the essential services provided by the Library, Currie said TCPL will be closed for ten days, from February 10 through February 19, to allow construction crews to expedite the completion of... more

Man charged with DWI after speeding in Ithaca

On January 21st around 1:50 am deputies in Tompkins County arrested a Spencer resident after he was found to be driving while intoxicated. Corbin E. Boisvert, 29, of Spencer was stopped in his Toyota Prius on Danby Road in Ithaca for speeding. When deputies investigated they found that the vehicle was suspended and had no insurance. Boisvert was charged with... more

The History Center seeks $35.5K for Heritage Center plans

The History Center has submitted the first phase of plans for a Tompkins County Heritage Education Center on the Commons. In a filing last week, The History Center (THC), in partnership with several other local non-profits, submitted an application requesting $35,500 from the County Tourism Program. IthacaVoice.com: Read More more

Cornell hockey eyes Schafer’s 400th career win

At this point last year, things were looking up for Cornell men’s hockey. With an 11-2-2 record, the team was ranked No. 9 in the country and poised to finish the regular season with the NCAA tournament around the corner. Then the team took a nosedive. Following a sweep against Merrimack on the road, the Red failed to secure a... more

Defenseman’s first goal leads Big Red men to victory

Sophomore defenseman Brendan Smith scored his first collegiate goal late in the second period Saturday to lift host Cornell University’s men to a 3-2 ECAC Hockey victory over St. Lawrence University at Lynah Rink. Cornell is unbeaten in its past five games. Read More HIGHLIGHTS: POSTGAME PRESS CONFERENCE:   more

Ithaca homicide, standoff suspect found unfit to stand trial

The Dryden man accused of shooting a UPS driver in a Walmart parking lot and running over his body last month has been found incompetent by a Tompkins County judge. Judge John Rowley ruled Thursday morning that Justin Barkley, 38, will go to a secure hospital for treatment. His ruling came after just a five minute hearing, during which two... more

NLRB hearing continues with testimony from nurse and patient’s sister

As testimony in the National Labor Relations Board case involving Cayuga Medical Center continued into a third day. After a patient being treated at Cayuga Medical Center complained about a blood transfusion she received in September, the hospital investigated the incident and terminated two nurses – Anne Marshall and Lauren Lamb. IthacaVoice.com: Read More more

Psychiatric examiners split on Ithaca murder suspect’s competency

Psychiatric examiners are split on whether an Ithaca murder suspect is competent enough to plead guilty to killing a man. Justin Barkley, 38, is charged with second-degree murder after police say he admitted to shooting and killing Candor man William E. Schumacher on Dec. 8 in the Ithaca Walmart parking lot. IthacaVoice.com: Read More more

Ithacan dies after being hit by wave in Florida

A 58-year-old Ithaca man died Dec. 29 from a wave in Vero Beach, Fla. that broke his neck, according to an autopsy. Stanley Quinn, a BorgWarner senior staff engineer in the Advanced Engineering Group, was on vacation with his family when he was struck by the wave on Dec. 28, according to Treasure Coast Newspapers. IthacaJournal.com: Read More more

Ithaca mayor targets Trump, Cornell in state of city address

Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick made two things clear during his state of the city address to the Common Council on Wednesday night: He will fight potential unconstitutional practices by President-elect Donald Trump and will work to address Cornell University’s “scandalously small investment” in the community. IthacaJournal.com: Read More more

Ithaca Little Red hockey lives NHL Winter Classics’ nostalgia

The beauty of a Winter Classic is the nostalgia and the pureness, even though those particular rinks have to be built and carefully curated. Hockey started here on ice by Mother Nature, who likes to have her hands in whatever she can. It’s that fondness at play when the Ithaca Little Red hockey teams take the ice at Cass Park,... more

Ithaca mayor named to Forbes 30 under 30 list

thaca mayor and Cornell University graduate Svante Myrick can now add Forbes’ 30 under 30 list to his impressive list of accomplishments. Just 29 years old, Myrick landed on the Forbes 30 under 30 list Tuesday for Law & Policy after making history in 2011 when he became the youngest mayor in Ithaca’s history at age 24. Syracuse.com: Read More more

Learning through play at the Ithaca Sciencenter

One of my absolute favorite museums to take my children to in the Finger Lakes Region is the Sciencenter in Ithaca. Just arriving at the parking lot promises an excellent experience with a moving sign that teeter-totters back and forth and an alluring out-door play space you have to pass to reach the entrance. Once inside, it is a world... more

Cornell hockey’s win streak snapped with OT loss

The men’s hockey team’s six-game winning streak came to close Thursday when it suffered a 2-1 overtime loss to Colorado College in the championship game of the Florida College Hockey Classic at Germain Arena. Senior forward Jake Weidner scored the Big Red’s lone goal on the power play early in the third period. CornellBigRed.com: Read More more
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