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New chain restaurants to open in city of Ithaca

By | Apr 1, 2010

Plans are under way to bring Olive Garden Italian Restaurant and Panera Bread to Ithaca.

Cornell campus shaken after suicides

By | Mar 25, 2010

After three suicides at the gorges in the past month, bringing the total number of suicides this academic year to six, Cornell University personnel find themselves trying to manage the sudden increase in student suicides and contest its reputation as a “suicide school.” William Sinclair, 19, was killed after dropping from a footbridge on campus…

Fracking policy causes controversy

By | Feb 4, 2010

A New York state Department of Environmental Conservation statement that is currently pending approval could increase regulations for oil and gas companies planning to drill in the Finger Lakes region. The statement, written in September of last year, was created to address growing public concerns about pollution and take steps to ensure drilling sites are…

College lacks child care options compared with Cornell

By | Oct 1, 2009

For the fourth year in a row, Cornell University has been chosen as one of the 100 best U.S. employers for working mothers by Working Mother magazine. With the addition of Cornell Child Care Center under the management of Bright Horizons Family Solutions, the institution continues to strengthen its reputation as one of the most…

Commons receives grant

By | Sep 10, 2009

New York state’s Restore New York program granted $1.15 million last week to the Ithaca Urban Renewal Agency in order to renovate the Petrune and dollar store buildings located on The Commons. The project will bring 22 jobs and 13 apartments to The Commons by spring 2010. The building owners will cover the remaining cost…