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November 28, 2022
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City of Ithaca protects abortion access with sanctuary law

By | Sep 7, 2022

Ithaca became a sanctuary city for abortions July 6 after the Common Council voted unanimously to make the ordinance brought forth by Alderperson Robert Cantelmo into city law. 


IC ends required COVID-19 testing for unvaccinated people

By | Jun 23, 2022

Effective June 22, Ithaca College is ending its COVID-19 testing requirements for unvaccinated students and employees. 


Resolution seeks recognition of sovereignty for Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫʼ Nation

By | Mar 30, 2022

In September 2021, members of the Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫʼ Nation and its allies began to craft a resolution for the City of Ithaca Common Council, with the intent to restore sovereignty within the nation.


Hospitalizations are low with new Omicron subvariant in county

By | Mar 30, 2022

The new Omicron subvariant BA.2 was detected in Tompkins County, but the Tompkins County Health Department said hospitalizations are low, in a statement released March 28.


Remote course instruction makes school snow days obsolete

By | Feb 23, 2022

With the COVID-19 pandemic, instruction over Zoom has become a common alternative to in-person instruction for Ithaca College.


Tompkins County Health Department continues mask advisory

By | Feb 15, 2022

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul lifted New York’s mask mandate, but Tompkins County are advised to continue wearing masks indoors.


County announces COVID-19 booster shots are available for residents

By | Sep 29, 2021

The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) announced Sept. 28 that county residents will be able to receive a booster shot of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine if eligible.


Census reveals many same-sex couples live in Tompkins County

By | Sep 8, 2021

The Ithaca College community was not surprised by recent census data which revealed that many same-sex couples reside in Tompkins County.


College to reimplement campus-wide surveillance testing

By | Sep 3, 2021

In an announcement Sept. 3, the college said that the surveillance testing will be done by selecting a group of vaccinated students, faculty and staff by random.


County sees drastic rise in COVID-19 cases due to variant

By | Sep 2, 2021

Despite a drastic rise in COVID-19 cases in Tompkins County, Ithaca College is not currently changing any campus guidelines.


Ithaca College students react to return to normal

By | Sep 2, 2021

Ithaca College has gradually returned to in-person classes and normal dining services, but reinstated mask wearing indoors for Fall 2021.


Exhibit honors history of Ithaca’s women’s suffragists

By | Sep 1, 2021

The Tompkins Center for History and Culture’s exhibit “Breaking Barriers: Women’s Lives & Livelihoods” displays Ithaca’s legacy of women’s suffrage.