In 2006, Tompkins County became a certified living-wage employer, meaning it pays the minimum salary necessary for employees to meet their basic needs.
A new sidewalk policy aimed at lessening Ithaca homeowners’ responsibility for damages to sidewalks was approved by the Common Council of the City of Ithaca on Sept. 4.
Senior Charlotte Roberts is petitioning the City of Ithaca, the Town of Ithaca and the State Department of Transportation to create a sidewalk along New York State Route 96B, an area near the college prone to accidents.
Major construction projects have had Ithaca’s streets filled with traffic and detours all summer, but good weather has kept these projects on schedule for completion this winter.
Protests that rail against fracking are not uncommon within the City of Ithaca and on South Hill, but the activism took a different spin Thursday afternoon outside the Campus Center as IC Frack Off hosted a mock wedding to symbolize what members call a corrupt, close relationship between gas companies and the government.
Mark Darling’s work responsibilities are no longer limited to Ithaca College. City of Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick tapped Darling, the college’s sustainability coordinator, as one of two new commissioners on the city’s Board of Public Works earlier this month.