Category: Ithaca

MIX Social Dining joins Ithaca restaurant scene

MIX Social Dining joins Ithaca restaurant scene

Finishing touches are being made to MIX Social Dining, a new restaurant opening soon on Elmira Road in Ithaca. Read More ... MORE
Wegmans targets North Carolina for expansion

Wegmans targets North Carolina for expansion

Wegmans Food Markets plans to make a greater push into North Carolina, a move that would put it up against some of the largest grocery store chains in the country trying to take advantage of a weak market. A successful foray into ... MORE

IPD searching for suspect after robbery

On Thursday, around 1:37 am the Ithaca Police Department responded to the 100 block of East State Street for the report of a robbery that had occurred around 1:20 am. Officers say they responded and interviewed the victim, who had minor injuries ... MORE

Reportedly fleeing to Mexico, Ithaca man arrested

After reportedly attempting to flee to Mexico before his trial, Ever Benites, 36, of Ithaca, is awaiting extradition from Hidalgo County, Texas, Tompkins County Deputy District Attorney Andrew Bonavia said. Benites was scheduled to appear on. Read More ... MORE
SUMMER TREAT: Cows, music and ice cream

SUMMER TREAT: Cows, music and ice cream

The King Dairy Farm, 450 Ithaca Road, will host this free, family event and invites the public to come see a working dairy farm. Read More ... MORE

Gallery: Scenes from GrassRoots on Sunday

Tompkins Financial Corp. posted $14.6 million in net income for 2016's second quarter, and $28.8 million for the year.Tompkins Financial Corp. posted $14.6 million in net income for 2016's second quarter, and $28.8 million for the year. Read More ... MORE

Djug Django closes out Cornell’s free concerts on the Arts Quad on August 5

Central New York's premier gypsy swing band will close out Cornell’s free summer events series with a concert on the Cornell Arts Quad on Friday.Central New York's premier gypsy swing band will close out Cornell’s free summer events series with a concert ... MORE
Graffiti goes up in downtown Ithaca disparaging police days after about 100 people protested IPD

Graffiti goes up in downtown Ithaca disparaging police days after about 100 people protested IPD

Graffiti was spray painted on the side of a building in downtown Ithaca days after a crowd of about 100 people protested police brutality in front of the Ithaca Police Department headquarters. The graffiti is on the side of 126 W. State ... MORE

Construction expected to cause Route 30 delays until further notice

Due to milling and paving in the vicinity of both Triphammer Mall and Cayuga Mall, passengers should expect delays on the Route 30 until further notice. TCAT apologizes for any inconvenience and thanks passengers for their patience. TCAT, Inc. (Tompkins Consolidated Area ... MORE
Collegetown complex to be delayed until late fall

Collegetown complex to be delayed until late fall

With little left to do but iron out the wrinkles in the plan, the City of Ithaca’s Planning Board met on Monday about the five story apartment complex at 201 College Avenue under the shadow of a lawsuit from the site’s neighbor, ... MORE
Ithaca, News, Tompkins County

5 key details from Maguire’s plan for a waterfront dealership site in Ithaca

Despite indications that it will be an uphill battle, Maguire is pressing forward with their plan for a dealership on Ithaca’s waterfront. The Ithaca Voice takes an in-depth look at the plan to move forward with a waterfront dealership. Read More ... MORE
Ithaca, News, Tompkins County
Height, zoning, lawsuit: Why Collegetown complex is delayed

Height, zoning, lawsuit: Why Collegetown complex is delayed

After some uncertainty by the planning board due to zoning concerns, 201 College Ave will be delayed by technicalities. It’s not the news that everyone wants to hear, but it’s a part of the process. While the delay doesn’t appear it will ... MORE

IPD locates mobile meth lab, hazardous liquid on Cherry St.

The Ithaca Police Department reports that on Wednesday at 3:14 pm officers and Ithaca Fire Department personnel responded to the 100 block of Cherry Street regarding the report of a mobile meth lab inside of a vehicle. Upon arrival, officers and fire ... MORE
Ithaca Officials: Conservation necessary as water shortage grows 'critical'

Ithaca Officials: Conservation necessary as water shortage grows ‘critical’

Throughout the region, drought has challenged residents, farmers, business owners and wildlife as an unusually dry weather pattern has made this summer among the driest on record for a vast majority of the Finger Lakes. Ithaca is nearing a breaking point, as ... MORE

IC football releases 2016 schedule

The Ithaca College football program will kick-off its 2016 season at Butterfield Stadium on Sept. 3 at 1 p.m. against Union College in a non-conference contest. Ithaca will also play at home on Oct. 1, Oct. 8, Oct. 22 and Nov. 5 ... MORE

UPDATE: Police say ‘possible chemical involvement’, but not a meth lab

Officials at the scene have confirmed that their presence is not related to a meth lab, specifically. “There is possible chemical involvement,” according to Sergeant Kevin Slattery of the Ithaca Police Department. Read More ... MORE
Ithaca, News, Tompkins County

Ithaca PD finds package of meth lab materials

On Sunday at 11:30 am Ithaca Police Officers on patrol responded to the area of Fairgrounds Memorial Parkway for report of a suspicious package. Upon arrival, Officers located the package which contained materials consistence with the illegal production of methamphetamine. Officers determined ... MORE
Cornell President dies after battle with colon cancer

Cornell President dies after battle with colon cancer

Cornell’s first female President died Sunday night after a battle with colon cancer. Just a month ago, Elizabeth Garrett announced publicly that she was diagnosed with colon cancer, and that she would be undergoing treatment to battle the illness. (more…) ... MORE