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Thousands of ducks cascade over the Cascadilla Falls during the 4-A 19th annual rubber duck race. The ducks started their journey at the Cascadilla Gorge Trail in the Cornell Botanic Gardens and ended one and a half miles away.

Ithaca gets quacky: Annual rubber duck race benefits 4-H

By Alex Hartzog, Staff Writer April 30, 2019

On a dreary Sunday afternoon, approximately 3,400 brightly colored rubber ducks tumbled over Cascadilla Falls, racing to reach the end of their long journey along Cascadilla Creek. After a harrowing trip...

From left, Abel McSurely-Bradshaw plays Katurian and Dan Kiely plays Michal in “The Pillowman” by Martin McDonagh. They are performing the play at the Risley Theatre at Cornell University through the end of March.

New multimedia production house creates home for creativity

By Avery Alexander March 19, 2019

The artistic city of Ithaca has a new multimedia production house, House of Ithaqua (HOI). The company stands out for its creepy storytelling, and it dabbles in film as well as theater. HOI introduced...

The downtown Ithaca Collegetown Bagels, a hot spot in the community, will be moving  to a new address in Summer 2019. The move is expected to increase and expand business

Collegetown bagels plans move to City Centre

By Sydney Keller, Contributing Writer February 6, 2019
Collegetown Bagels is moving its downtown Ithaca storefront to a new location.
Sophomore Kelvin Kim gives his perspective on what it it like growing up and going to college in Ithaca.

Number of Tompkins County residents increases at IC

By Danielle Lee, Contributing Writer December 12, 2018
When students make the commitment to attend college, most of them look forward to venturing into their new lives, learning to live on their own and gaining a college experience.
Tracy Mitrano is running as the democratic candidate for the District 23 congressional seat against incumbent Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY). The election takes place Nov. 6.

Q&A: Mitrano shares positions before midterm elections

By Ryan King, Staff Writer October 31, 2018
Democratic candidate Tracy Mitrano is challenging incumbent Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) for the District 23 congressional seat this Nov. 6.
TCAT received a grant from the Federal Transit Administration through the Low or No Emission Vehicle Program — established in 2016 — to invest in electric buses. TCAT is the only bus system in New York to be awarded the grant, receiving a total of $2.29 million.

TCAT receives grant for energy efficient buses

By Alexis Manore, Contributing Writer September 18, 2018
Thanks to a newly received grant, Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit announced Aug. 24 that it will have energy efficient buses operating on and off the Ithaca College campus in two years.
Lime bikes can be found in Ithaca, Tompkins County Community College, Trumansburg, Dryden, Watkins Glen, Jacksonville and Montour Falls. Lime users are charged $1 for every 30 minutes of riding.

Ithaca College students shift gears with dockless bike system

By Alex Hartzog, Contributing Writer September 17, 2018
Lime, a dockless bike rental service, was welcomed to Ithaca in April and now provides a new way for Ithaca College students, faculty, staff and community members to get around the area.
Josiah Swiller, 5, plays on the bouncy house slide at the Family Carnival on April 6. The Family Carnival was hosted by the Ithaca College Student United Way to raise money for local nonprofits in the Fitness Center.

Club hosts annual carnival for local families

By Dani Pluchinsky, Assistant Sports Editor April 11, 2018
The Ithaca College Student United Way hosted the 10th annual Family Carnival at the Fitness Center on April 6.
Source: Southern Tier AIDS Center, NYS Dept of Health

Commentary: Stopping the opioid crisis starts with students

By Madeleine Bellard March 29, 2018
I implore the students of the college to educate themselves on the drug epidemic that is sweeping our community yet is sheltered from our eyes.
The Ithaca community rallied on The Commons in conjunction with the national March For Our Lives movement.

WATCH: Ithaca community rallies at March for Our Lives

By Falyn Stempler and Sophia Adamucci March 25, 2018
Ithaca’s March for Our Lives event was one of 846 marches to protest gun violence and promote legislative gun control on March 24.
Paula Younger discusses her goals for her new position as executive director for government and community relations after being appointed Dec. 20.

Q&A: Government and community relations director discusses goals

By Krissy Waite, Staff Writer February 13, 2018
Paula Younger discusses her goals for her new position as executive director for government and community relations after being appointed Dec. 20.
President Shirley M. Collado appointed Paula Younger to fill a new position as executive director for government and community relations.

IC hires new executive director for community relations

By Falyn Stempler, Assistant News Editor December 22, 2017
IC hired a new executive director for government and community relations on Dec. 20, three months after announcing the creation of the position.
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