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2022 Cortaca Jug game to be played at Yankee Stadium

On Tuesday, Cortland and Ithaca College announced that they have accepted an invitation from the New York Yankees organization to play the 2022 Cortaca Jug at storied Yankee Stadium. The game will be held on Saturday, November 12, 2022 with a 1:00 ... MORE
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One person treated at area hospital after incident in Ithaca

Police say that on Wednesday around 9:37 p.m. officers were dispatched to the area of the South Aurora Street Bridge over East Green Street for a welfare check.  Officers were told that there was a suicidal subject at that location. They were ... MORE
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Cayuga Nursing and Rehabilitation Center workers demand a better contract, owner demands accountability

Workers gathered to protest on the lawn of the Cayuga Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ithaca over issues with the new contract. Demands range from better wages to accountability, and concerns are coming from all sides: nurses and administration. This is causing ... MORE
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SUNY Cortland announces new vice president for finance and management

Mark J. Yacavone ’94, SUNY Cortland’s assistant vice president for enrollment management, has been selected to serve as the university’s new vice president for finance and management, effective Sept. 16, 2021. In his new role, Yacavone will be SUNY Cortland’s chief financial ... MORE
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Ithaca man in custody after threatening Home Depot employees with knife during burglary

During the early morning hours on Tuesday police provided an update on the robbery that happened at the Home Depot on Elmira Road in the city of Ithaca on Friday. Employees stated that they were threatened with a knife after following the ... MORE
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Certain homecoming events canceled at Cornell due to Tompkins County being high-risk

Due to COVID-19, Cornell is canceling certain homecoming events. This weekend, the fireworks and laser show will not be happening. The decision was made due to Tompkins County remaining a high-risk category. The football game and 2020 commencement ceremony will still be ... MORE
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Man assaulted, robbed at playground in Ithaca: Sent to trauma center for injuries, as suspects remain at-large

Police are investigating an attack and robbery that happened at the IHA Housing Complex playground in the city of Ithaca during the afternoon hours on Saturday. One person identified as the victim in a news release was treated at the scene and ... MORE
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Three in custody after stabbing in Ithaca after dispute at large party

The Ithaca Police Department is investigating a stabbing that happened in the 200 block of Eddy Street around 2:25 a.m. on Sunday. According to a news release, police located a male victim who had sustained a stab wound to his right arm ... MORE
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Home Depot employees threatened with knife during robbery: Ithaca police ask for public’s assistance

Editor’s Note: An update to this story can be found here. An Ithaca resident was taken into custody days after the incident. The Ithaca Police Department is investigating a robbery that happened at the Home Depot on Elmira Road. Upon arrival, officers ... MORE
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Ithaca police investigate ‘accidental’ drowning at South Fulton St. inlet

Police say they are investigating a death after a person drowned on South Fulton Street. The Ithaca Police Department said in a news release that they were called to the inlet in the area of 100 South Fulton Street for the report ... MORE
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Stolen car, illegal handgun, and controlled substances found after Ithaca man leads police on foot chase

An Ithaca man is in custody after a foot chase resulted in an illegal handgun and drugs being discovered along with a stolen vehicle. Police say they saw a stolen vehicle pull into an alleyway at 618 West State Street. When officers ... MORE
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263 new COVID-19 cases were reported for Cornell University in the last week of August

In the last week of August, Cornell University reported a total of 263 new cases of COVID-19. From Aug. 25-31 the rate of positivity was just over 1%. All on campus students are required to be vaccinated and right now 95% of ... MORE
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Cortland man arrested after pulling a knife on a police officer in a convenience store

A Cortland man has been arrested on charges of menacing a police officer following an incident in a convenience store. On Wednesday afternoon around 12:15 p.m. officers were called to the Dandy Mini Mart on West Buffalo Street in Ithaca for a ... MORE
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Pursuit from Schuyler County ended in city of Ithaca due to safety concerns: Suspect remains at-large

Police have provided new information on the pursuit that began in Schuyler County and ended without suspects in custody on Elmira Road in Ithaca. According to IPD around 9:12 a.m. on Sunday they received notification that a deputy with the Schuyler County ... MORE
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Taxi stolen during armed robbery at Ithaca convenience store, investigation underway

The Ithaca Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that happened at the Speedway Gas Station on Elmira Road during the early-morning hours. Officers confirmed that an armed robbery occurred upon arrival, and found that two suspects approached the victim int he ... MORE