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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

July 18, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Editorial: Climate change deserves more localized attention

By The Ithacan | Apr 12, 2017

But this apathy will only hurt the community in the end, as the effects of climate change are indifferent to whom it impacts.

Drought continues despite decreased severity after rain

By | Nov 2, 2016

Despite a recent downpour, Tompkins County has yet to see consistent precipitation that would sustain the area’s water supply.

Severe drought persists in Ithaca as students return to campus

By | Aug 31, 2016

With over 25,000 students returning to the Ithaca area, Ithaca College is in the process of assessing long- and short-term water conservation efforts in the midst of the worst drought in Tompkins County since 1999. Despite recent rain, the drought is still in effect.

Ithaca College announces conservation efforts amid drought

By | Aug 9, 2016

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.

Faces and Stories

By | Jun 7, 2014

In Fort Garland, Colorado, we had a stay day and camped for two nights across the street from the old fort, which is now a museum.

Local farmers deliver at Apple Fest despite poor harvest season

By | Oct 1, 2012

Despite a year of difficult harvests, the 30th Annual Downtown Ithaca Apple Harvest Festival brought in large crowds this weekend.

Video: Poor apple season in upstate New York

By | Sep 22, 2012

The extreme temperatures this year have taken a toll on apple production in New York.

Farms suffer drop in crop production

By | Sep 6, 2012

Following the worst drought in five years, Ithaca farms have seen a drop in vegetable crop production.