Ithaca College holds a culinary showcase to raise money for hunger awareness in Tompkins County. Check out this audio slideshow to see what went on.
Fresh food is not always the cheapest option, which turns many to the dollar menu. However, some locals are working to break the barriers to healthy food.
The Unique Natural Area committee of Tompkins County has proposed two new pieces of land to be added to the list of 192 that already cover 15,000 acres across the county.
Tompkins County residents will stand up against cancer during the 19th annual Cancer Research Center of the Finger Lakes Walkathon and 5K Run, which will take place Saturday at Cass Park in Ithaca.
Typically, the seasonal flu is most likely to affect children and the elderly who have weaker immune systems. This was not the case for the more recent H1N1 flu, which affected people in the “healthy adult” age bracket, most between the ages of 18 and 64. The Spanish flu was a similar story.
The town of Dryden will defend its ban on natural gas drilling in the New York Supreme Court of Tompkins County next week, marking one of the first times a ban will be challenged. The outcome could set a legal precedent for the rest of the state. Anschutz Exploration Corporation is suing the town, which…