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Several guns, drugs, stolen items, and thousands in cash recovered in Ithaca search

Police say the Ithaca-Tompkins Specialized Response Team served a search warrant on Lake Avenue, resulting in several firearms, drugs, and tens-of-thousands in cash being taken into possession by law enforcement. The warrant was served at 306 Lake Avenue. It stemmed from a ... MORE
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Officers take armed suspect into custody after standoff situation in Ithaca

Police say an armed man was taken into custody after an extended standoff with police at a commercial business in Ithaca. The Ithaca Police Department reports that on Sunday around 10:19 p.m. officers were dispatched to a building alarm at a commercial ... MORE
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Finger Lakes region does well in October unemployment numbers

Yates County had the lowest unemployment rate in the state in October, according to figures released by the state Labor Department. The jobless rate came in at 3.1%, just ahead of Ontario and Tompkins Counties, tied for fourth at 3.5% Wayne County ... MORE
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Cornell Football: Glover, Nourzad, Stebbins Headline All-Ivy League Team

Cornell had three players earn first-team honors and seven cited overall when the All-Ivy League Football team was announced on Tuesday afternoon by the conference office. The team was selected in a vote of all eight Ivy coaches. Seniors Hunter Nourzad (offensive ... MORE
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Tricky travel this morning as snow covered roads, slippery spots make for wintry commute

The lake effect snow bands that are making travel difficult during the early-morning hours will dissipate as time goes on. Use caution on roadways, especially if traveling along the Route 104 corridor between Monroe, Wayne, and Cayuga counties. That’s where the heaviest ... MORE
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Cornell’s Nate McDonald named MAC Goaltender of the Week

ECAC Hockey announced Monday that senior Nate McDonald has been named the MAC Goaltender of the Week after he backstopped the Cornell men’s hockey team to victories over Brown and Yale over the weekend at Lynah Rink. GOALIE OF THE WEEK 🏅 ... MORE
COVID cases on the rise in Finger Lakes: Vaccine rates stuck with 20-40% still unvaccinated

COVID cases on the rise in Finger Lakes: Vaccine rates stuck with 20-40% still unvaccinated

Throughout the Finger Lakes region there has been a well-documented spike in COVID-19 cases. Last week Ontario and Wayne counties reported some of their highest numbers to date in the pandemic. In nearby Cayuga County, which is technically located in Central New ... MORE
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Cornell closes out regular season with loss to Columbia

Columbia rallied from a 13-0 first half deficit, forcing five turnovers and holding off Cornell late for a 34-26 victory on Saturday afternoon at Schoellkopf Field in the season finale for both teams. The Big Red close the 2021 season 2-8 (1-6 ... MORE
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Cornell blanks Yale, 3-0

Senior forward Liam Motley ignited the crowd with a second-period goal, a pair of power-play goals followed, and senior Nate McDonald recorded his first collegiate shutout with 14 saves to highlight the Cornell men’s hockey team’s 3-0 victory over Yale on Saturday ... MORE
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Cornell defeats Brown in overtime, 3-2

Junior forward Matt Stienburg scored two goals, including his second overtime winner in just the season’s seventh game, to lift the Cornell men’s hockey team to a 3-2 victory over Brown on Friday night at Lynah Rink. Box score Cornell (6-1, 4-1 ... MORE
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Massive renovation at historic Taughannock Falls Inn now complete

The multi-million dollar renovation at the historic, 24-room Inn at Taughannock Falls is complete. Among the changes on the lakeside property include a new outdoor wedding and events space, which holds upwards of 300 people. The Inn, which celebrates its 75th anniversary ... MORE
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Ithaca shooting under investigation, police say witnesses were not cooperative

Police are investigating shots fired, which happened on South Corn Street in Ithaca during the early-morning hours on Wednesday. Officers responded to the dispute and found several people outside an apartment building. They heard a single gunshot fired from the area of ... MORE
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Police: Two arrested after pistol found inside during Ithaca traffic stop

Police report the arrest of two men following a traffic stop on Elmira Road, which resulted in felony weapons charges. Around 7:30 p.m. officers stopped a vehicle in the 300 block of Elmira Road. During the roadside investigation a loaded, .22 caliber ... MORE
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Ithaca woman held against her will, suspect briefly barricades self inside residence

Police report the arrest of an Ithaca man after a domestic incident in the city. According to police, around 11:30 p.m. officers responded to the domestic incident on West Village Place. Once on-scene, officers learned that the victim was being held against ... MORE
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Police investigating assault at Ithaca Commons: Suspects fled, remain at-large

The Ithaca Police Department is investigating an assail that happened on Sunday around 1:30 a.m. on the Ithaca Commons. Police say two males were walking on the Commons when they were engaged by a separate group of approximately six males. Without provocation ... MORE
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Ithaca falls to Cortland in Cortaca Jug, 28-27

The 62nd Cortaca Jug Game at the SUNY Cortland Stadium Complex lived up to the hype between two nationally ranked teams as No. 13/14 Cortland eked out a 28-27 victory over No. 18 Ithaca on November 13. Cortland completes a perfect 10-0 ... MORE
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Cornell blown out at Dartmouth, 41-7

The last time they met, a nationally-ranked Dartmouth team let Cornell hang around and watched the Big Red pull out a 20-17 win to spoil its Senior Day. The Big Green didn’t make the same mistake on Saturday at Memorial Field, putting ... MORE
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Cornell completes weekend sweep with 11-3 win over RPI

Senior forward Max Andreev scored four goals and added an assist, headlining the Cornell men’s hockey team’s fireworks display on Saturday night in the form of a 11-3 victory over Rensselaer at Lynah Rink. The game marked Cornell’s first with 11 goals ... MORE