Category: Ithaca

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
IC's Mike Welch to retire after 2016 football season

IC’s Mike Welch to retire after 2016 football season

Ithaca College’s head football coach, Mike Welch ’73, has announced his intention to retire at the conclusion of the 2016 campaign. “With Bomber pride in my heart and great consideration for the program I love, my wife Sue and I have decided ... MORE
Routes 13 and 36 detour lifted effective 9/7/16

Routes 13 and 36 detour lifted effective 9/7/16

The Lake Street Bridge at Ithaca Falls has re-opened this week after 3 ½-month construction project and Routes 13 and 36 will return to their normal schedules, effective Wed., Sept. 7. TCAT decided to wait to return to normal service two days ... MORE

Police: Ithaca man had drugs, stolen property

Ithaca police have arrested a man police say had drugs, weapons and items possibly linked to local burglaries. At about 5:54 a.m. Sunday, officers from the Ithaca Police Department responded to a report of a suspicious person inside a park vehicle outside ... MORE
Cornell police warn of suspicious van approaching students

Cornell police warn of suspicious van approaching students

The Cornell Police Department released the following statement following a pair of suspicious incidents involving a van, which approached students posing as a taxi: Crime Alert Suspicious Vehicle Approaching Students Cornell University Police recently received information from the Cayuga Heights Police Department ... MORE