Local News
102 results total, viewing 1 - 20
By the end of this week, the three-year contract for the union bargaining group at Tompkins Community Action (TCA) will run out, and members of the union say that TCA management hasn’t sat down … more
Data from the county jail for the year 2018 is in and it’s good news: recidivism rates are down significantly. The reason why, though, remains something of a mystery. Recidivism is the rate … more
One important way communities, including Ithaca and Tompkins County, help to grow their economies is to provide tax incentives for new building projects. These can both be for new buildings or the … more
For anyone who may travel to or from Groton via Route 34B/Peruville Road, it is highly likely that you have at some point noticed a lot of large logs, sawdust, and an assortment of carved wooden … more
The weather has taken a turn for the better, and not only is the Earth in bloom, so is the Trumansburg area, with many things opening after their long Winter sleep. Climate Smart Stewardship … more
On April 26 and 27, more than 100 “Sewing Saints” gathered in the parish hall at All Saints church to assemble reusable feminine hygiene kits to be taken to the Dominican Republic and … more
Two locker rooms, separated by gender, just isn’t going to cut it anymore. The YMCA of Ithaca and Tompkins County is in the process of fundraising to make its locker rooms more accessible for … more
As the micro-mobility movement changes, so to must the mobility companies. Lime (formerly known as Lime Bikes) will soon be introducing electronic scooters to the Tompkins County market, just a … more
Alison Lurie, who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel, “Foreign Affairs,” has published 10 books of fiction, four works of non-fiction, and three collections of tales for children. She … more
Beth McGee is proud of what she has accomplished as the Town Supervisor for Enfield but she’s not done yet. The incumbent is running for re-election on both the Democrat and Republican lines … more
Things are not looking good for the Finger Lakes School of Massage (FLSM) these days. As of April 29, the school was notified that the Accrediting Commission of the Accrediting Council for Continuing … more
When the producers for Home and Garden Television’s “Lakefront Bargain Hunt” called Lansing Realtor Havana Jorrin two Februarys ago, she had a deal all ready for them. Jorrin was … more
Smith Woods are full of native plants that at this time last year were struggling to regrow after a long winter and foraging of the many deer that call the woods their home. These plants add to the … more
Last Friday, May 10, the Tompkins County Jail and local alternatives to incarceration organizations were surprised by two special guests: Antoine Bethea and Michael Thomas, players for the New York … more
The Ithaca Festival is just around the corner, bringing with it four days of music, arts, and food. Though the tagline “Community Festival of Music & Arts” establishes a clear focus, … more
The Groton High School cafeteria became a community classroom for an evening on Wednesday, May 8. It was the kickoff for the Groton HARVEST Garden Plot Project, as 25 Groton families gathered there … more
Black Lives Matter Ithaca, in response to an incident involving the Ithaca Police Department in early April, held a rally on Monday to address the issues they saw and invite the community to become … more
After years of planning and work, Tompkins County now has a comprehensive center for its history, culture, and several of the organizations that preserve and promote both. The ribbon cutting for … more
Last month, on April 17, a collection of no-managerial workers at Ithaca Coffee Company (ICC) informed ICC owner Julie Crowley their intent to form a union. Since then, workers are claiming that … more
After over a year-long community and congregational discussion, the First Congregational Church (FCC) of Ithaca has declared itself a sanctuary church pledging to shelter undocumented immigrants … more
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 90 days.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.