Death investigation underway in Ithaca, police say it doesn’t appear criminal

Death investigation underway in Ithaca, police say it doesn’t appear criminal

Police in Ithaca say they are investigating after a deceased person was found in the area of Ezra’s Tunnel at the Ithaca Falls Natural Area. IPD says at this time the death does not appear to be the result of a criminal ... MORE
Armed robbery victim fights back in Ithaca, prevents two suspects from stealing his vehicle: Both escape before police arrive

Armed robbery victim fights back in Ithaca, prevents two suspects from stealing his vehicle: Both escape before police arrive

On Thursday the Ithaca Police Department responded to the 200 block of East Seneca St. for an armed robbery that had just occurred. According to a news release, officers began the investigation and confirmed that a robbery took place. There were two ... MORE
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Cornell says over 50% of on-campus population is vaccinated

Cornell says over 50% of on-campus population is vaccinated

Officials at Cornell University say more than half of its on-campus population has been vaccinated against COVID-19. The news comes as the University begins easing some restrictions for fully-vaccinated people. Those who are fully-vaccinated will no longer have to wear a mask ... MORE
Police investigate pair of armed robberies in Ithaca

Police investigate pair of armed robberies in Ithaca; suspect at large

The Ithaca Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that took place around 1:30 p.m. in the 200 block of West Seneca St. on Sunday. According to police, it was reported that a victim was walking into an apartment building on North ... MORE
Cayuga Health, Tompkins County hit important milestone with 60% of community vaccinated

Cayuga Health, Tompkins County hit important milestone with 60% of community vaccinated

Tompkins County has hit an important milestone. The County along with Cayuga Health announced that they have administered more than 50,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine since rollout began over the winter. Tompkins County leads the Southern Tier Region of New York ... MORE
Housing projects in Seneca Falls, Sennett, and Waterloo receive major state funding

Housing projects in Seneca Falls, Sennett, and Waterloo receive major state funding

A few local housing projects will see significant funds stemming from an affordable housing initiative led by the state. Altogether more than $98 million has been awarded to create 1,054 affordable homes in 20 separate developments across New York, according to an ... MORE
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REVIEW: Culinary intrigue at MIX in Ithaca (The Hunger Dames)

REVIEW: Culinary intrigue at MIX in Ithaca (The Hunger Dames)

We pulled into an unassuming restaurant called “MIX” in Ithaca, feeling mystified and intrigued by what was awaiting for us inside. The plethora of multi-ethnic plates and bright painted walls cultivated an eccentric atmosphere and innovative dining experience. Chef and owners Shayne ... MORE
New York will lose one Congressional seat, fell just 89 people short of maintaining representation

New York will lose one Congressional seat, fell just 89 people short of maintaining representation

Preliminary data from the 2020 census count are in and that’s not the best news for New Yorkers. Specifically, the state is going to lose an electoral vote in 2024, which will bring it down from 29 votes currently- to 28 votes ... MORE
If New York loses population in Census, will the 23rd District get split up?

If New York loses enough population in Census count, will the 23rd District get split up?

State population numbers will likely be coming in a matter of days- if not weeks from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2020 count. That could mean bad news for New York. When full-counts are conducted- state representatives in Washington, D.C. are added or ... MORE
Police: Bullet found inside home after drive-by shooting in Ithaca

Police: Bullet found inside home after drive-by shooting in Ithaca

Police say they are investigating a drive-by shooting that happened on Spencer Rd. late last week. It happened Friday night- when someone inside a vehicle opened fire- striking an apartment house along Spencer Rd. Police say they found at least one bullet ... MORE
Grant program on the way for small business owners in the Finger Lakes thanks to COVID relief bill

Grant program on the way for small business owners in the Finger Lakes thanks to COVID relief bill

A grant program is on the way to help small businesses that were impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Area chambers of commerce are surveying their members, according to Finger Lakes News Radio, who recently spoke with Seneca County Chamber President Jeff Shipley ... MORE
State police investigating boat crash: One airlifted, two hospitalized

State police investigating boat crash on Cayuga Lake: One airlifted, two hospitalized

New York State Police are investigating a boating accident that happened Wednesday in Tompkins County. According to police, one boat was struck by another from behind while out on the water. Two people were sent to the hospital. The boat accident occurred ... MORE
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Auburn’s Locastro sets MLB record for consecutive stolen bases

Auburn’s Locastro sets MLB record for consecutive stolen bases

On Saturday night, Auburn, NY native and former Ithaca College baseball All-American Tim Locastro made Major League Baseball history with the Arizona Diamondbacks as he stole his 28th consecutive base without being caught to begin a career surpassing Tim Raines’ mark. Call ... MORE
Missing person investigation underway: Police say Ithaca man last seen in mid-March

Missing person investigation underway: Police say Ithaca man last seen in mid-March

The Ithaca Police Department says they are asking for the public’s help finding a missing person, who hasn’t been seen since March 13. On April 3, IPD initiated a missing person investigation into the whereabouts of Marquise Terry, 23, of Ithaca. He ... MORE
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Woman charged with DWAI drugs after striking, killing pedestrian in crash

Woman charged with DWAI drugs after striking, killing pedestrian in crash

A 73-year-old Tompkins County man was hit-and-killed last week in the town of Caroline. Charles Mohler, 73, was struck by a vehicle operated by Natalie Robertson, 26. She was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs and criminal possession of a ... MORE