Category: Ithaca

Negotiations break down between Ithaca College faculty and administrators

Negotiations break down between Ithaca College faculty and administrators

While it’s not as prominent as last year’s protests, Ithaca College is still dealing with some turmoil between the administration and faculty. In May of last year, IC’s part-time faculty voted to form a union, citing complaints about compensation and job security ... MORE
Around the Ivy: Cornell and Harvard sit atop early conference standings

Around the Ivy: Cornell and Harvard sit atop early conference standings

After three weeks of regular season play, Cornell and No. 22 Harvard are the last standing undefeated teams in the Ivy League. Saturday’s clash between the two teams assures that only one will continue its bid for an undefeated season. Around the ... MORE
Undefeated Cornell big underdog vs. rival Harvard

Undefeated Cornell big underdog vs. rival Harvard

Cornell University football fans felt something special in the works during a satisfying 14-point victory homecoming weekend against Yale two weeks ago. After a thrilling 23-point comeback on Saturday against then No. 25-ranked Colgate, fans are feeling like the program has turned ... MORE
Cornell football falls to Harvard in Ivy League battle

Cornell football falls to Harvard in Ivy League battle

Cornell suffered its first loss the football season Saturday as host Harvard won a battle of Ivy League unbeatens, 29-13, at Harvard Stadium. Semar Smith ran for three touchdowns and Joseph Viviano III threw for 229 yards and a score for the ... MORE
Bombers win big in football; soccer teams sweep

Bombers win big in football; soccer teams sweep

Ithaca College scored 50 points in a football game for the first time in eight years Saturday as the Bombers downed visiting Hartwick College, 50-27, in an Empire 8 Conference game. Ithaca, which defeated Frostburg State, 51-27, in 2008, pulled away from ... MORE
Ithaca mulls paid parking on evenings, weekends

Ithaca mulls paid parking on evenings, weekends

The City of Ithaca is losing money each year on parking and, as a way to increase revenue, is exploring the idea of paid parking on nights and weekends. Ithaca brings in slightly more than $3 million a year in parking revenue, ... MORE
Cornell football fends off late Bucknell rally in opener

Cornell football fends off late Bucknell rally in opener

Just like last year, Cornell football (1-0) started slow against Bucknell (1-2), falling into an early hole. Just like last year, the Red eventually found its groove and built a lead. Just like last year, the Bison stormed back, threatening to steal ... MORE
Ithaca woman leaves scene of accident, causes second accident, later charged with felony DWI

Ithaca woman leaves scene of accident, causes second accident, later charged with felony DWI

On August 26, at approximately 10:11 pm New York State Police arrested an Ithaca woman on felony aggravated DWI charges after causing one accident, leaving the scene, and causing a second accident. State Police say that Christine Bankert-Wray, 46, of Ithaca was ... MORE
International Jump Rope Exhibition in Ithaca this weekend

International Jump Rope Exhibition in Ithaca this weekend

Weekend of Cultural Exchange and Skill-building In Celebration of the International Sport of Jump Rope, September 24-25 Ithaca local community leader Davi Mozie is… (more…) ... MORE
Tompkins gets 120-day extension on jail variance

Tompkins gets 120-day extension on jail variance

Tompkins County has secured a 120-day extension to a variance that allows the Tompkins County Jail to have extra beds.  The move comes after space issues have presented themselves on multiple occasions. (more…) ... MORE
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Lifton urges New Market pipeline hearing in Ithaca

State Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton and an Ithaca environmental activist are calling on the state Department of Environmental Conservation to hold a hearing in Ithaca regarding the proposed Dominion New Market Pipeline expansion. Last week, the DEC agreed to extend the comment public ... MORE
Cornell Store robbed over weekend

Cornell Store robbed over weekend

Cornell University police are investigating a larceny reported at the Cornell Store on campus over the weekend. Employees of the Cornell Store, located at 135 Ho Plaza, notified Cornell Police on Monday that over the weekend someone had entered the vault area, ... MORE
Special Labor Day Weekend edition of FLX Weekly with Jessica Lahr

Special Labor Day Weekend edition of FLX Weekly with Jessica Lahr

Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi, Jessamy Uticone and Josh Durso preview your Labor Day Weekend in the Finger Lakes and recap the top news stories, local features, and local photos of the week on FingerLakes1.com as the unofficial end of summer is upon ... MORE
Ithaca College football coach to retire after 22 years

Ithaca College football coach to retire after 22 years

After more than two decades at the helm, Ithaca College alum Mike Welch announced late Wednesday evening this year as leader of the football program will be his last. With the program 38 years, the IC Athletics Hall of Famer led the ... MORE

Ithaca woman becomes irate while deputies execute warrant

Deputies in Tompkins County report that an Ithaca woman was arrested on August 25, after an incident involving police officers while executing a warrant. Authorities say at about 3:30 pm on August 25 deputies responded to 13 Third St. in the Town ... MORE
TCAT East Ave and Collegetown Detours Lifted on 8/15

TCAT East Ave and Collegetown Detours Lifted on 8/15

TCAT is pleased to announce that College Ave. and East Ave. will be open to traffic in both directions and buses will return to normal routing on numerous routes effective Mon., Aug. 15. The detours were prompted by utility replacement work at ... MORE
Lane seeks 9th Ithaca city golf title

Lane seeks 9th Ithaca city golf title

After narrowly averting a first-round upset loss, five-time defending champion Tim Lane will be seeking his ninth career Ithaca City Golf Championship this weekend at Newman Golf Course. The annual match play tournament spanning two weekends will ramp back up with Saturday’s ... MORE
Maguire waterfront dealership pitch gets lukewarm reception from Ithaca officials

Maguire waterfront dealership pitch gets lukewarm reception from Ithaca officials

Maguire took the first official step toward their planned dealership in the Ithaca waterfront area, but city officials expressed a number of concerns. While it doesn't appear as though those living in the Ithaca-area are as excited about the prospect of a ... MORE