Svante Myrick announced on March 6 that he is running for a third term. He said if he gets a third term, he’ll continue to work on improving the city.
When students make the commitment to attend college, most of them look forward to venturing into their new lives, learning to live on their own and gaining a college experience.
The college runs three deer exclosure projects in the Natural Lands that help staff see how overeaten vegetation will exist without the presence of deer.
Mayor Svante Myrick gave advice to Ithaca College community members about how to be allies for the LGBT community during his presentation Oct. 10.
City Forester Jeanne Grace said the Parks Commission was interested in creating a signifying logo to let people know what spaces in the city are public spaces.
A section of Aurora Street/Danby Road near Ithaca College will be closed Feb. 6–7 while the City of Ithaca installs a new water service line.
In its profile of him, Forbes touted some of Myrick’s accomplishments as mayor, including his closing the $3 million deficit he inherited and his 2016 re-election victory with 89 percent of the vote.
A monthly economic review of the City of Ithaca by the Ithaca College Department of Economics reported that the business index reached a record-breaking high during the month of July due to a boom in job growth and in the hospitality sectors.
The City of Ithaca employed rangers to patrol the dams along Six Mile Creek this summer and enforce swimming and cliff jumping bans. Despite the pilot program, city officials said it has only had marginal success in enforcing rules and that violations are increasing as Ithaca College students return to school.