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Anti-frackers protest Cuomo’s visit to Ithaca

By | Jul 12, 2013

About 100 members of the Finger Lakes Action Network and the Ithaca community protested against fracking while Governor Andrew Cuomo attended a meeting Wednesday, July 10 in Schoellkopf Hall at Cornell University.


Ithaca Children’s Garden to host Tough Turtle 5k

Six hundred Ithacans will brave running up steep hills, wheelbarreling dummies, all while dodging EMTs during the Ithaca Children’s Garden’s inaugural Tough Turtle obstacle race. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Ithaca Children’s Garden. Erin Marteal, the executive director of the Ithaca Children’s Garden and race director, began to organize the event last…


City kicks off Commons rebuild project

By | Apr 10, 2013

Nearly 100 people gathered Monday on The Commons for a celebration that officially marked the launch of the much-awaited Ithaca Commons redesign project.


Jungle empty after years of housing homeless

By | Feb 14, 2013

The Ithaca Jungle, located off South Fulton Street near Ithaca Agway, has been home to some of the city’s homeless for at least five decades. But today, all of its inhabitants have roofs over their heads, and the Ithaca Jungle is empty.


Video: Safe Zone

By | Jan 30, 2013

Local officials aim to reduce gun violence in Ithaca.


Mayor backs marijuana legalization

By | Dec 13, 2012

Ithaca is joining the national trend toward support of marijuana legalization following an announcement of support from Mayor Svante Myrick last week.


Firefighters face cuts while college calls rise

By | Nov 1, 2012

While the Ithaca Fire Department faces budget cuts because of the proposed 2013 city budget, fire alarm activations reported from the college this year have seen notable increase.


City to pay $2 million in discrimination case

By | Oct 22, 2012

A federal jury rejected former Ithaca police officer Chris Miller’s racial discrimination claims in a verdict Thursday but held the city liable for $2 million for alleged retaliation.


Police arrest suspect in officer shooting

By | Oct 12, 2012

The Ithaca Police Department has arrested a man who shot a police officer around 11 p.m. Thursday near the West Village apartment complex on West Hill.


Proposed 2013 city budget to merge offices

By | Oct 11, 2012

Ithaca mayor Svante Myrick has released a 2013 city budget proposal last Tuesday outlining his plans to address the deficit Ithaca will face next year.


Chili festival keeps it local

By | Feb 21, 2012

Amid a mild winter, thousands of locals and tourists flocked to The Commons yesterday for the Great Chili Cook-off of 2012 to eat a seasonal favorite and support local businesses.


College’s sustainability coordinator adds city gig

By | Feb 15, 2012

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.