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Common Council Representative Laura Lewis was assigned as acting mayor by former mayor Svante Myrick. Lewis will be retaining her vote and seat on the Common Council as the Fifth Ward alderperson until the next election.

Acting mayor intends to continue community initiatives

By Lorien Tyne and Olivia Stanzl February 23, 2022
Local government officials in the City of Ithaca are confident that the community initiatives started by former mayor Svante Myrick will continue.
Svante Myrick, Ithaca’s youngest and longest serving mayor will resign Feb. 6 after 10 years of service. Myrick, a Cornell alum, announced his resignation Jan. 5.

IC community reacts to mayor Svante Myrick’s resignation

By Elijah de Castro, News Editor February 2, 2022
Myrick accepted a leading position at People for the American Way. Myrick will be replaced by common council representative Laura A. Lewis.
Editorial: Abolishing police is a threat when policing still exists

Editorial: Abolishing police is a threat when policing still exists

By The Ithacan March 4, 2021
The systems that were designed to protect society do not include Black people. Our current policing system upholds systems of oppression.
The campus community was informed of the incident at 10:49 a.m. Oct. 16 via an email from the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management (OPS). According to the email, the Ithaca Police Department (IPD) is investigating the burglary with support from the OPS. It was reported that someone broke into the building, stole a television and fell asleep in the building.

Ithaca community reacts to public safety reform

By Syd Pierre, Staff Writer March 4, 2021
The proposed plans for public safety reform in Ithaca are receiving mixed reactions from the Ithaca community. 
Brett Bossard, executive director of Cinemapolis, said that due to the business’s nonprofit status and dedication to being a living wage employer, he could keep all 12 employees on the payroll while Cinemapolis remained closed.

Ithaca businesses struggle and adapt in COVID-19 pandemic

By Ashley Stalnecker, Senior Writer February 18, 2021
Now that students are returning back to Ithaca, businesses are adjusting and hoping to bounce back after a difficult year. 
The campus community was informed of the incident at 10:49 a.m. Oct. 16 via an email from the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management (OPS). According to the email, the Ithaca Police Department (IPD) is investigating the burglary with support from the OPS. It was reported that someone broke into the building, stole a television and fell asleep in the building.

Explosive materials found in hate crime suspect’s home

By Caitlin Holtzman, Assistant News Editor October 30, 2020
The Ithaca Police Department said a hate crime suspect is no longer in the community. Anti-Semitic and racist posters and vandalism were found on local businesses.
Luca Maurer, director of the Center for LGBT Education, Outreach and Services, sat on the executive board that helped establish the holiday along with other members of a professional organization of campus LGBTQ directors.

Ithaca College supports new pronoun holiday for community

By Mary Rand, Contributing Writer October 1, 2018
International Pronouns Day, a new holiday founded in part by contributions from Ithaca College and recognized by Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick, will have its first observance Oct. 17.
From left: newly sworn in Ithaca Police Officer Joseph Jiminez shakes hands with Deputy Chief Peter Tyler.

Ithaca Police Department adds two new officers

By Kyle Stewart, Contributing Writer February 11, 2015
The Ithaca Police Department has hired two officers and re-established a youth education program. However, members of the IPD said the hires are not enough to address understaffing in the department.

Ithaca reacts to pedestrians killed in vehicle accidents

By Max Denning, Online News Editor January 28, 2015
A Cornell staff member was hit by a TCAT bus on Jan. 26, on the heels of a Cornell senior being hit and killed by a car in the early morning of Jan. 24.
Editorial: City job report lacks context

Editorial: City job report lacks context

By The Ithacan October 3, 2013

Between 2002 and 2012, the City of Ithaca had the highest job-growth rate in New York state — outperforming New York City, Syracuse and Albany. Employment rose 12.42 percent over the past 10 years, well...

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