Day of giving is a benefit for many

By Eric Banford   From midnight to midnight on Wednesday, May 4, Tompkins County will hold its second annual “Giving Is Gorges” event, a countywide day of philanthropy. The 24-hour online challenge celebrates local nonprofits and affirms our community’s culture of giving. More than 80… Read More

IHS seniors hold decision day

By Keith Raad   Kevin Miller and several of his senior classmates at Ithaca High School celebrated a unique announcement last week. Ithaca High School and its interim athletic director, Jeff Manwaring, announced that 16 student-athletes will continue their academic and athletic careers at NCAA… Read More

Golf puts spring in this athlete’s step

By Keith Raad   The spring sport Trevor Gardner finds solace in doesn’t include illuminated scoreboards, roaring crowds, or hyped-up pregame introductions.   In late March and early April, Gardner sidelines his football helmet and basketball sneakers, and grabs his 9 iron for the spring… Read More

Discussion focuses on cooperatives

By Eric Banford   Professor Richard Wolff drew a large crowd on April 9 for his talk on “Democracy at Work, Sustainable Business Structures, and the Real Meaning of Social Democracy for Business.” Wolff is the host of the national radio program “Economic Update,” which… Read More

Mayor’s drug plan is assessed

By Pete Angie   A comprehensive drug plan for the City of Ithaca, released in February by Mayor Svante Myrick, has garnered national media attention because of one component: a supervised injection site for users of illegal inter-venous drugs, the first such site proposed in… Read More