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Editorial: Real estate purchases must be investments for the future of the college

Editorial: Real estate purchases must be investments for the future of the college

By The Ithacan September 6, 2023
Over the past several years, the Ithaca College administration has bought a number of properties surrounding the college; most recently they purchased 917 Danby Road and 929-931 Danby Road in July 2023.
Smiley’s Mini Mart is located right off the college’s campus at 825 Danby Road, next door to the Sunset Grill. Before Smiley’s Mini Mart opened in August 2022, the store was a local convenience store chain called Dandy’s. Raj Singh, who also owns a store in Newfield, bought Rogan’s Corner from Dandys in June 2022 because he wanted to cater to college students.

New mini mart owner rebrands to draw college students

By Liam McDermott, Contributing Writer September 21, 2022
With new owners and a new menu, Smiley’s Mini Mart on Rogan’s Corner hopes to appeal more to Ithaca College students.
The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office initially reported Oct. 29 that a man had forcibly touched two women on separate occasions. The first incident occurred Oct. 14 in the 2600 block of Danby Road, and the second occurred Oct. 28 on the Thayer Preserve Trail on Sand Bank Road.

Suspect still at large after forcible touching incidents

By Ashley Stalnecker, Assistant News Editor November 6, 2019
There were two reported incidents of forcible touching, with one being classified as rape, approximately four miles from Ithaca College in October.
A two-car collision at the main entrance of Ithaca College resulted in one injury Nov. 1. One of the drivers in the accident was a student at the college.

UPDATE: One injured in car crash outside main entrance of college

By Rachel Heller, Staff Writer November 3, 2018
Two cars collided at 7:47 p.m. Nov. 1 near the main entrance to Ithaca College on Danby Road, resulting in one non-life-threatening injury.
A two-car collision at the main entrance of Ithaca College resulted in one injury Nov. 1. One of the drivers in the accident was a student at the college.

BREAKING: Two cars crash outside main entrance of college

By Ben Kaplan and Rachel Heller November 1, 2018
A two-car collision at the main entrance to Ithaca College on Danby Road occurred on the night of Nov. 1.
A portion of Aurora Street near the college will be closed for construction Feb. 6 and 7.

Portion of Aurora St and Danby Rd closed near Ithaca College

By Kayla Dwyer, Editor in Chief February 6, 2017
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.
Some Ithaca College students have sustained injuries or felt unsafe walking along Route 96B — Danby Road — without sidewalks. For almost a decade, the Town of Ithaca has been considering a plan to install sidewalks on Danby Road, however these plans have never come to fruition.

No set timeline for installation of sidewalks on Danby Road

By Michael Pyskaty, Staff Writer April 23, 2016
Walking alongside New York state Route 96B on a brisk Friday evening in January with two of her friends, Allison Tindel was struck by a vehicle on the side of the roadway
A portion of Aurora Street near the college will be closed for construction Feb. 6 and 7.

South Aurora Street to close for construction through mid-May

By Aidan Quigley, News Editor April 22, 2016
A portion of South Aurora Street will be closed April 25 through May 17 to continue unfinished work, said Cliff Murphy, supervisor of streets for the City of Ithaca.
Editorial: Town of Ithaca must make Danby Road safer

Editorial: Town of Ithaca must make Danby Road safer

February 4, 2015
Five years and two expensive studies later, Danby Road is still unsafe for pedestrians. The Town of Ithaca must take action before more people are hurt.
A black jeep hit with a telephone pole after colliding with a blue mini-van in the intersection of Danby Road and East King Road.

Tompkins County Sheriffs respond to Danby Road collision

October 21, 2014
The Tompkins County Sheriff's Department responded to a two-car collision at 2 p.m. Oct. 21 at the intersection of Danby Road and East King Road.

Public Safety Log: Feb. 3 – Feb. 7

February 19, 2014
Public Safety log entries from February 3 to February 7.

Public Safety Log Dec. 25 to Jan. 12

January 22, 2014

Dec. 25 Trespass LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music SUMMARY: Officer reported a person inside the closed building. One person judicially referred for trespass. Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.  Dec....

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