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September 22, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

Ex-employee charged with grand larceny

By | Nov 29, 2007

A former Ithaca College employee was arrested Nov. 15 for allegedly stealing more than $371,000 from the college. Wendy Travis, 47, former assistant director of conference and events services, was arrested on suspicion of grand larceny in the second degree, according to Ithaca Town Court documents. This included undocumented refunds made to her personal credit…

Vehicle hits student in hit-and-run

By | Nov 15, 2007

Ithaca College sophomore Aadesh Agarwal was injured in a hit-and-run incident while crossing the Coddington and Danby Road intersection at 10:38 p.m. Saturday. Agarwal was taken to Cayuga Medical Center, Investigator Tom Dunn said. Sgt. Stephen Long of the New York State Police Department said the victim described the car as a black Ford, while…

Council extends SPCA budget

By | Nov 1, 2007

The Tompkins County Council of Governments and the Tompkins County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals reached a temporary agreement on the organization’s funding last Thursday at the monthly Council of Governments meeting. The board decided the municipalities will increase their payments to the SPCA by 50 percent for the first three months…

Changes in SPCA funding may end no-kill policy

By | Oct 26, 2007

Low funding for the Tompkins County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) for its animal control services could force the county to hire a municipal shelter that will not practice the association’s “no-kill” policy. Abigail Smith, executive director of the Tompkins County SPCA, said the county pays $1.76 per capita per year…

Series of break-ins reported

By | Oct 25, 2007

Fourteen cars parked in the M-Lot extension lot on campus were broken into around 3 a.m. Oct. 17. Public Safety has filed 17 theft-related incidents, including two stolen GPS units, four charges of tampering with items within a vehicle and 11 criminal mischief charges for external damage to cars. Freshmen students owned most of the…

Burglary reported in campus dorm

By | Sep 28, 2007

A student reported Saturday that an unknown person had stolen a purse from an East Tower room. Investigator Tom Dunn said the incident was reported around 8:40 a.m. Saturday morning, but the burglary occurred sometime late Friday night or early Saturday morning. A search of the dorm indicated no force was used to enter the…