Possible policy changes include charging for parking in garages and on the street until 11 p.m. on weekdays and on Saturday and Sunday.
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.
A new development project in progress with the City of Ithaca could add housing, entertainment and restaurants to the former Emerson Transmission Power Plant property, a 95-acre plot on South Hill near the Ithaca College campus.
Police have identified Anthony Nazaire, a 20-year-old Ithaca College sophomore, as the victim who was stabbed to death early this morning on the Cornell University campus.
And according to the U.S. Drought Monitor, Tompkins County is experiencing “severe drought” conditions. While the college is not affected as heavily by the drought other places in the community, it released an announcement addressing campus conservation efforts.
The bus pulls forward, and then the driver hits the brakes. The mass of students lurches forward. One man loses his balance and stumbles toward the driver. A woman repeatedly says “I’m not drunk! I’m just tired,” and then promptly tries to fall asleep standing up…
Svante Myrick was re-elected Mayor of the City of Ithaca and Rob Gearhart, interim associate dean of the Roy H. Park School of Communications, was elected alderperson in Ithaca’s 3rd Ward Nov. 3.