September 4, 2015
Ithaca, NY 66°F | Fog

Faith Meckley

Developer to bring more student housing downtown

A Texas-based developer is moving forward with plans to transform a one-story building at the corner of E. State Street and Aurora Street into a $40 million, 11-story mixed-use residential building marketed toward students.

Gorge jumping in Ithaca continues despite summer death

On July 26, 20-year-old Eric Richardson, a Cortland High School graduate, jumped from a cliff into the water at Second Dam and did not re-emerge.

Ithaca Commons completed as students return

A year after its estimated completion date and nearly $6 million over budget, the new Ithaca Commons has opened for business.

Update: Memorial service scheduled for Lew Durland

Ithaca College has announced that Lew Durland, director of energy management and sustainability, died May 21.

Sustainability falls low on administration’s to-do list

Amid many other concerns Ithaca College is facing — successfully instituting IC 20/20, part-time faculty unionization and the demand for better mental health services — initiatives to keep the college a leader in environmental sustainability no longer seem to be a priority, according to students and faculty involved in sustainability effo

Senior works to reintroduce endangered tree species

Senior Jordan Frey, a senior environmental studies major, is working to reintroduce the endangered American chestnut tree on college lands.

Thank You, Climate Hero

On April 20th, Heather Doyle plead guilty to her actions at Dominion’s Cove Point LNG export terminal in Lusby, Maryland on Feb.

An Uncertain Future

My participation in the Great March for Climate Action over the course of five months changed my thoughts and perceptions on a lot of things. One thing I didn’t expect it to change was my firmly held plans about motherhood.

Park Center for Independent Media awards seventh annual Izzy Award

The seventh annual Izzy Award ceremony honored Naomi Klein and David Sirota for outstanding achievement in independent journalism April 15 in Emerson Suites.

New local currency offers Ithaca another alternative

This summer, the Ithaca community will have a new alternative to the U.S. dollar to use for local transactions: Ithacash.

Syracuse University divests

One of the best things Ithaca College can do to fulfill its goal of benefiting others, in specific regards to communities and individuals affected by industry and climate change, is to remove all ties to fossil fuels. That includes divesting our endowment.

Justice Half Served

On Wednesday, March 18, my back-and-forth with Judge Berry finally came to a close. Along with 41 others, my case was dropped in the “interest of justice” — no jail, no fine, no trial and nothing held against me. Our team of devoted lawyers and the district attorney, Joe Fazzary, reached an agreement on this, one that is now being lauded as historical and potentially precedent-setting.



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