DEBRIEF: Making stronger c (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Making stronger communities through parenting & communication (podcast)

The Fatherhood Connection is one of those programs operating in the community that a lot of people haven’t heard about. But the work being done by Reggie Cox and his team of community members throughout the region is endlessly important. It operates ... MORE
Driver, pedestrian both found to be at fault after crash in Ithaca

Driver, pedestrian both found to be at fault after crash in Ithaca

Police in Ithaca say they are investigating a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian that happened on Saturday around 3:27 p.m. The Ithaca Fire Department and Bangs Ambulance were called to North Meadow Street at West State and MLK Jr. streets shortly ... MORE
WEEKEND DEBRIEF: County budgets, stores claim no responsibility for customers, and more (podcast)

WEEKEND DEBRIEF: County budgets, stores claim no responsibility for customers, and more (podcast)

It’s been a long summer for local municipalities that are struggling to adapt to COVID-19 budget issues. However, we’re getting closer to final budgets in many of them. What’s happening here? Also, the latest on a series of headlines from the regional ... MORE
Police: Ithaca resident charged with burglary, identity theft after series of

Police: Ithaca resident charged with burglary, identity theft after series of incidents

Police in Ithaca say they arrested a local resident following a series of burglary investigations between August and September. Kasheen Camel, 43, of Ithaca was charged with third-degree burglary, fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, third-degree identity theft, false personation, and petit ... MORE
Bicyclist airlifted after crashing at intersection in Ithaca

Bicyclist airlifted to trauma center after crash in Ithaca

The Ithaca Police Department says its investigating a bicycle crash that occurred during the morning commute on Wednesday. Around 6:45 a.m. first responders were called to the intersection of Albany and State streets for the report of a male who had been ... MORE
Central, Western New York have highest positive rates for COVID-19

CNY, WNY have highest COVID-19 positive rate among all of New York’s regions

Two regions near the Finger Lakes have maintained higher positive rates, as the fight against the Novel Coronavirus continues. Governor Andrew Cuomo said that the state’s average positive rate of tests is around 0.86%. However, two regions – Central New York and ... MORE
PREMIERE @ 8:30 PM – OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Flood of 1935 (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Flood of 1935 (podcast)

In this edition of Our Finger Lakes History, Seneca County Historian Walter Gable deals with the Flood of 1935 that devastated the southern Finger Lakes. The July 1935 flood killed 44 people and caused millions of dollars in damages. This extended episode ... MORE
Watkins Glen native, president of Arnot Realty purchases former DOT site in Ithaca for $

Watkins Glen native, president of Arnot Realty purchases former DOT site in Ithaca for $3.79M

New York State has sold the former DOT maintenance facilty located along Cayuga Lake in Ithaca. It sold for $3.79 million, and the new owner is a Watkins Glen native. Officials identified the buyer as Peter Dugo, president of Arnot Realty Corporation ... MORE
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Another night of frost

Frost Advisory, Freezing Warning both active for tonight

For the fourth night in a row, frost is going to be a serious possibility for a big part of the Finger Lakes, Southern Tier, and Central New York. A frost advisory has been issued for many locations in the region including ... MORE
SUNY Chancellor Malatras visits Cortland campus over the weekend, endorsing plan to ramp-up testing

SUNY Chancellor Malatras visits Cortland campus over the weekend, endorsing plan to ramp-up testing

SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras met with SUNY Cortland leadership on campus over the weekend and endorsed the university’s plan to ramp up surveillance testing and strengthen measures to stop its spread. SUNY Cortland will begin pooled surveillance testing on Wednesday, Sept. 16, ... MORE
Attempted burglary investigation underway in Ithaca

Attempted burglary investigation underway in Ithaca

Police in Ithaca say they are investigating an attempted break-in that occurred before 1 a.m. on Sunday. A man is said to have attempted to enter a home on Block Oak Avenue, but that the person was scared off by the residents ... MORE
SUNY Cortland suspends sports for a week, three Greek organizations for two after COVID-19 cases rise

SUNY Cortland suspends athletics for a week, three Greek organizations for two after COVID-19 cases rise

SUNY Cortland is suspending athletic activities for the next week after an uptick in COVID-19 cases on campus. The move came after it banned three Greek life organizations from hosting any in-person events on- or off-campus for two weeks. In the last ... MORE
How many active cases of COVID-19 are there? Follow along with Coronavirus data here

COVID TRACKER: How many cases are there in your county?

The Coronavirus Pandemic has continued to play a major role in the way people are living their day-to-day lives. Here we will track the latest data reported by public health officials in the Finger Lakes and Central New York. As of this ... MORE
New blooms reported on Seneca Lake as HABs season nears peak; Cayuga, Owasco, and Canandaigua got early start

New blooms reported on Seneca Lake as HABs season nears peak; Cayuga, Owasco, and Canandaigua got early start

A flurry of harmful algal blooms were reported on Seneca Lake this week, marking the beginning of the most intense few weeks of the HABs season in the Finger Lakes. Seneca had been spared for most of the summer, even as its ... MORE
TC3 goes fully-remote after six students test positive for COVID-19

TC3 goes fully-remote after six students test positive for COVID-19

Tompkins-Cortland Community College in Dryden announced on Wednesday that the school was going remote for the remainder of the week. The move came after six students tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus. An investigation is underway into whether students violated the college’s ... MORE