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April 18, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Black Lives Matter: Ithaca debuts after rally at local school

By , | Feb 10, 2016

Following a lecture at Cornell University from the Black Lives Matter co-founders, Black Lives Matter: Ithaca made its debut at a rally at Beverly J. Martin Elementary School, attended by about 50 people.

IC student teaches program for future generation of leaders

By | Feb 3, 2016

There need to be leaders in the school and people that can lead by example, so to get those students that are true leaders to be an example for other students is key.

Talks on race continue with reprisal of play

By | Nov 17, 2015

“On the Corner” will be reprised by the Civic Ensemble to continue the conversation on race.

Local Black Lives Matter event draws new people into movement

By | Oct 28, 2015

“Black lives matter.”
“I can’t breathe.”
“No justice, no peace, no racist police.”
Around 300 people chanted these phrases during a Black Lives Matter solidarity march Oct. 24 that started from the Bernie Milton Pavilion on The Commons and went down Seneca and Tioga Streets to Beverly J. Martin Elementary School.

New York senator visits Ithaca elementary school

By | Feb 25, 2015

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand voiced her support Feb. 23 for healthier food standards in schools as well as providing nutritious meals to more children during the summer.

Ithaca roller derby league seeks new practice venue

By | Apr 30, 2014

The Ithaca League of Women Rollers is hoping to find a new practice venue so that its sport may continue to thrive in the community.

Guest Commentary: Student’s volunteer service defines value of education

By | Aug 29, 2013

When it comes to a college education, many people believe a “good one” encompasses knowledgeable professors, academic resources, professional resources and some worthwhile extracurricular activities, like sports or volunteering, which help to provide meaningful and useful skills.

Rock ‘n’ roller derby

By | May 3, 2012

Hidden in a small elementary school gym, four men put their feet in roller skates and tighten their worn laces. The pads are next; knee followed by elbow, then wrist.