Category: Ithaca

Ithaca man charged with DWI after stopped speeding down Ovid St. in Seneca Falls

Ithaca man charged with DWI after stopped speeding down Ovid St. in Seneca Falls

Police say a traffic stop initiated due to a vehicle speeding through the town of Seneca Falls resulted in a DWI arrest. Nathaniel Barton, 41, of Ithaca was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving with a BAC over 0.08, speed in zone, ... MORE
Cornell Men’s Lacrosse cruises to victory over High Point

Cornell cruises to victory over High Point

The No. 12 Cornell men’s lacrosse team has had its arsenal of offensive weapons on display in the opening games of the 2020 season, and that was no different today. Led by Jeff Teat and John Piatelli, who both reached milestone career point totals on ... MORE
Cornell clinches 3rd straight Cleary Cup with 5-0 win over St. Lawrence

Cornell clinches 3rd straight Cleary Cup with 5-0 win over St. Lawrence

Sophomore forward Max Andreev and sophomore defenseman Joe Leahy each had a goal and two assists, and the Cornell men’s hockey team routed St. Lawrence, 5-0, on Friday night at Lynah Rink. Coupled with Clarkson’s tie at Colgate, the results lead to Cornell clinching the Cleary ... MORE
Cornell Men’s Lacrosse fends off Ohio State for 17-16 road win

Cornell fends off Ohio State for 17-16 road win

Facing its first ranked opponent of the 2020 campaign, the No. 9 Cornell men’s lacrosse team was un-phased, defeating No. 16 Ohio State, 17-16, on Sunday afternoon at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio to improve to 4-0 on the season. With the ... MORE
Two left in critical condition after Ithaca stabbing; suspect remains at-large as authorities search

Two left in critical condition after Ithaca stabbing; suspect remains at-large as authorities search

The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office has identified two of the victims of a stabbing that took place at an Ithaca restaurant this week. Deputies say Nick Hudson, 21, and Daquan Graves, 26, were stabbed at Agava Restaurant. They’re both in critical condition ... MORE
Family sues over death of Cornell freshman who was found dead at gorge

Family sues over death of Cornell freshman who was found dead at gorge

The parents of an 18-year-old Cornell University freshman have filed a lawsuit to seek answers as to how, and why, he died. Antonio Tsialas was found dead at the bottom of Fall Creek gorge in October 2019. According to a lawsuit filed ... MORE
Police: Missing Ithaca HS student found safe, reunited with family

Police: Missing Ithaca HS student found safe, reunited with family

The Ithaca Police Department reports that they were notified by Ithaca High School officials that a 16-year-old student had left campus – and that he could be a danger to himself. A search began around 12:30 p.m. and a broadcast was put ... MORE
Ithaca, News, Tompkins County
No.1 Cornell gets shutout by No.18 Quinnipiac, 5-0

No. 1 Cornell gets shutout by No. 18 Quinnipiac, 5-0

Quinnipiac scored three goals in a span of 2 minutes, 36 seconds in the first period Friday, and the Cornell men’s hockey team never recovered in a 5-0 loss at People’s United Center. The loss ended an eight-game unbeaten streak for Cornell ... MORE
Cornell bounces back with 5-3 win over Princeton

Cornell bounces back with 5-3 win over Princeton

Junior forward Tristan Mullin scored two of the Cornell men’s hockey team’s three power-play goals on Saturday in a 5-3 victory over Princeton at sold-out Hobey Baker Rink. Cornell (15-2-4, 10-2-2 ECAC Hockey, 6-1-1 Ivy League), which entered the weekend ranked #1 in the ... MORE
Denny’s in Ithaca shuts down unexpectedly

Denny’s in Ithaca shuts down unexpectedly

No more Denny’s? The restaurant unexpectedly shut down last week on Elmira Road in Ithaca. The 24-hour mainstay was a favorite among college students and locals, as is the case in most communities that house a Denny’s franchise. It’s unclear what led ... MORE
Cornell student being tested for the coronavirus

Cornell student being tested for the coronavirus

Officials say a Cornell student is in isolation after presenting with symptoms of the novel coronavirus this past weekend. University officials say the student met the criteria to be tested for the virus and they are currently in isolation receiving ongoing care ... MORE
Woman rescued from gorge in Ithaca

Woman rescued after fall down gorge in Tompkins County

First responders say that a woman was rescued from Six Mile Creek. She was later transported to an area hospital after being pulled up the 40 foot embankment, according to CNYCentral. The area where first responders were called was between Treva Avenue ... MORE
Ithaca, News, Tompkins County
‘JUSTICE WAS NEVER SERVED’: Mother tells story of failed investigation after Ithaca assault

‘JUSTICE WAS NEVER SERVED’: Mother tells story of failed investigation after Ithaca assault

One mother has come forward saying her son’s case was one of more than 100, which were mishandled inside the Ithaca Police Department. CNYCentral reports that Ryan Griffin called their newsroom to tell her son’s story, which unfolded in 2017. “They punched ... MORE
Ithaca, News, Tompkins County
Macy’s announces closures, but local stores spared for now

Macy’s announces closures, but local stores spared for now

Retail is struggling. At least the brick-and-mortar type. Department stores across the U.S. posted disappointing results for the 2019 holiday season, according to Money.com. As result, stores like Kohl’s, J.C. Penney, and Macy’s are reacting. Macy’s announced a series of closings – ... MORE
Overturned tractor-trailer causes travel headaches on Rt. 13 in Tompkins County

Overturned tractor-trailer causes travel headaches on Rt. 13 in Tompkins County

Officials say it will take some time to clear Route 13 after a tractor-trailer overturned during the morning hours. First responders were called to State Route 13 between Route 34 and Triphammer Road, which caused significant delays in the area, according to ... MORE
Police investigate reports of drinks getting drugged in Ithaca

Police investigate reports of drinks getting drugged in Ithaca

The Ithaca Police Department is asking patrons of local bars in the city to keep an eye on their drinks at all times. The department is investigating reports that drugs have possibly been added to drinks at some local establishments while patrons ... MORE
Cornell downs Colgate, 4-1

Cornell downs Colgate, 4-1

Junior forward Morgan Barron scored twice on the power play, and the Cornell men’s hockey team yielded just nine shots on goal for the first time since 2008 in smothering Colgate to a 4-1 victory on Saturday at Class of 1965 Arena. Returning to ... MORE
Shawna Black named chair of Tompkins County Legislature

Shawna Black named chair of Tompkins County Legislature

The reported stalemate within the Tompkins County Legislature is over. The Ithaca Times reports that County Clerk Maureen Reynolds named Shawna Black the chair of the legislature on Friday. She represents District 11, which includes the town of Ithaca. A press release ... MORE