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Ithaca man wanted on several charges including violent felony taken into custody after traffic stop

Police say an Ithaca man faces a number of charges after a traffic stop on January 19. According to a news release, Raymond Kamila, 31, had several warrants out for his arrest- including one for a ‘violent felony’. The 31-year-old was stopped ... MORE
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Troopers: Stolen pickup truck, trailer, and ATV all found in Cayuga County

On January 14 around 7:11 a.m. state police were dispatched to 11439 State Route 90 in Genoa, Cayuga County for the report of a trespass. Upon arrival, troopers located Tyler Hulslander, 26, and Joshua Lites, inside the pickup truck. In addition to ... MORE
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Tompkins County Sheriff’s Department distributing disability awareness stickers

The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Department is distributing disability alert stickers. The Ithaca Times reports the bright yellow stickers give first responders the information they need before approaching a home. They’re available at the Sheriff’s Department civil window Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m ... MORE
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Cornell picks up 3-0 win at Yale

The Cornell men’s hockey team wrapped up a stretch of eight straight games away from home with a 3-0 victory over Yale on Saturday at Ingalls Rink. Box score Freshman goaltender Ian Shane made 18 saves and recorded his first career shutout ... MORE
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Ithaca man arrested after attempted bank robbery

Police in Ithaca say an arrest has been made after an attempted bank robbery in the city. On Thursday, January 13 around 10:30 a.m. officers responded to the 700 block of West Seneca Street for an attempted robbery. Officers were able to ... MORE
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Cornell men’s hockey to play Saturday at Yale; game at Brown postponed

The Cornell men’s hockey team will play a New England-based Ivy League program on Saturday — it just won’t be the one it was originally scheduled to see. Due to COVID-19 concerns and safety protocols within the Brown men’s hockey program, Cornell’s ... MORE
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Cornell men’s hockey game at Yale postponed

Due to COVID-19 concerns and safety protocols within the Yale men’s hockey program, Cornell’s game against the Bulldogs scheduled for Friday, Jan. 14 has been postponed. ECAC Hockey and the affected programs are continuing to explore alternative possibilities for contesting the game ... MORE
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Cold weather, lack of bus drivers forces Auburn schools to close, others closed as well

No school in Auburn today. In a letter to parents Monday, Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo said it’s because of a lack of bus drivers and this morning’s frigid cold. He says today will be treated as a traditional snow day. A number of ... MORE
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Cornell’s Hunter Nourzad captures second All-America honor, leads eight honored by Phil Steele

Cornell senior offensive lineman Hunter Nourzad has been named to Phil Steele’s All-America third team and seven of his teammates joined him on the All-Ivy team that was announced on Tuesday. In addition, Nourzad was named the Ivy League Offensive Lineman of ... MORE
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Cornell trio earn ECAC weekly awards

After the Cornell men’s hockey team became the first ECAC Hockey program to ever sweep a two-game series at North Dakota since the program’s inception in 1946, the Big Red was honored by the league on Monday with freshman Ian Shane being ... MORE
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Ithaca man charged with forcible touching after groping women at downtown businesses

Police in Ithaca are investigating a series of forcible touching incidents and believe there could be more victims. On January 5 around 4:30 p.m. police began receiving multiple reports of a man forcibly groping female victims in two downtown businesses in Ithaca ... MORE
Around 33% in Finger Lakes, 20% in Central New York admitted to hospital for non-COVID reason but tested positive

Around 33% in Finger Lakes, 20% in Central New York admitted to hospital for non-COVID reason but tested positive

How many people hospitalized with COVID-19 are ‘incidental’ admissions? This week Governor Kathy Hochul required that hospitals begin reporting how many people were admitted because they had COVID-19 symptoms compared to those who were there for unrelated reasons and tested positive. A ... MORE
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Cornell completes sweep of North Dakota

The Cornell men’s hockey team capped a rare two-game sweep of North Dakota at Ralph Engelstad Arena, scoring three unanswered goals for a second straight night for a 3-1 victory on Saturday. It was the first time the Fighting Hawks have been ... MORE
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Cornell goes virtual for first two weeks of new semester, in-person classes will begin February 2nd

Cornell University announced Thursday it will begin the spring semester virtually, with the start of in-person classes delayed until February 2nd. The school says delaying in-person classes will allow students to stagger their arrivals back on campus and will allow more time ... MORE
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Cornell scores three unanswered goals in win over North Dakota

The Cornell men’s hockey team scored three unanswered goals over a span of less than five minutes without two of its most potent offensive players on Friday night to rally for an impressive 4-3 victory over fifth-ranked North Dakota at Ralph Engelstad ... MORE