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City to expand roadways for pedestrian commute

By | Oct 13, 2011

The landscape of downtown Ithaca may be changing in the near future as the city plans to create a more pedestrian- and bicyclist-friendly network of roadways.

City of Ithaca considers banning hydraulic fracturing

By | Sep 15, 2011

The City of Ithaca is considering a complete ban of horizontal hydraulic fracturing — also known as fracking — within city limits, while state and federal governments still have not determined whether the natural gas extraction process is safe.

Anti-fracking filmmaker screens acclaimed documentary

By | Nov 4, 2010

Josh Fox gave the fracking movement a face when he wrote and directed “Gasland,” a documentary that features communities who have been affected by natural gas drilling, or hydraulic fracturing.

New rules set for waste collection

By | Oct 21, 2010

The City of Ithaca is taking another step to be more sustainable. Beginning Nov. 1, yard waste collectors will only collect waste that has been placed in biodegradable paper bags, reusable containers or wrapped in thin, malleable twigs. These changes will affect any students who have their yard waste collected off campus.