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PRI will host Family Day at the Museum of the Earth and Cayuga Nature Center on June 25

The Paleontological Research Institution (PRI), will host Family Day on Saturday, June 25th at its venues, Museum of the Earth and Cayuga Nature Center. Family Day is insect-themed this year, in celebration of International Insect Week and the new insect-themed exhibit at ... MORE
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New community dashboard gives Ithaca residents insight into calls received by police

The City of Ithaca has a new interactive Community Dashboard that tracks calls received by the Ithaca Police Department. “This is an interactive dashboard that allows members of the public to gain a better understanding of the types and volume of calls ... MORE
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NYS: Average price of gas highest on record at $5, says AAA

The average price of gas in New York State soared past $5 on Thursday, according to data from the American Automobile Association. That’s the highest average price on record for the state and three cents higher than the national average at $4.97 ... MORE
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Two teens arrested for making ‘kill list’ at Lansing High School less than week after shooting threat

Just six days after a Lansing teen was charged with making a terroristic threat on social media, two other teens are facing charges related to a threat incident on Tuesday at Lansing High School. The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office said they responded ... MORE
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Rochester Catholic Diocese appeals court decision: Sex abuse survivors can sue individually right now

The Catholic Diocese of Rochester is appealing a decision that would let sex abuse survivors sue parishes and affiliates.  A bankruptcy judge denied a request by the diocese to stop actions against priests and church leaders.  That is being contested now. Nearly ... MORE
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Sustainable Tompkins announces name change, expands services across region as Sustainable Finger Lakes

Sustainable Tompkins was launched 18 years ago by a small team of local environmental and social justice activists. Weaving together knowledge, networks, and energy, they helped the Ithaca area community discover and adopt more sustainable patterns of living and working. Through workshops, ... MORE
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Callyn Pyhtila appointed AVP, Branch Manager of Tompkins’ Main Office

Tompkins Community Bank announced Callyn Pyhtila has assumed the role of AVP, Branch Manager of its Main Office Branch in Ithaca. Pyhtila, who formerly managed the West End location, brings 11 years of experience to her new role and will be focused ... MORE
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STARBUCKS: Reps, workers say it’s ‘clear retaliation’ after Ithaca store shut down following unionization effort

A Starbucks store in Ithaca, New York is shutting down after unionization efforts. On Friday, Starbucks told its employees at an Ithaca location near Cornell University that the store would close in a week. All three locations in Ithaca recently voted to ... MORE
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Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) celebrates its 90th anniversary with 18 months of special events

The Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) is celebrating its 90th anniversary starting in June 2022, with a series of events throughout 2022 and 2023. In addition to PRI’s anniversary, the events will also recognize the 10th anniversary of PRI’s merger with the Cayuga ... MORE
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Ithaca stabbing victim expected to survive after incident leaves them with multiple wounds

The Ithaca Police Department responded to the 300 Block of West State Street on Monday for a stabbing. The victim was located with multiple stab wounds and transported to a trauma center for treatment. Police say the victim is in stable condition ... MORE
Ithaca resident in stable condition after falling from upper floor of apartment building

Ithaca resident in stable condition after fall from upper floor of apartment building

The Ithaca Police Department repsonded to a residential apartment in the 100 Block of Cherry Street yesterday for an injured person. The call was received at approximately 2:52 p.m. on Monday, June 6. Upon arrival, officers determined that a resident fell from ... MORE
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Democrats nominate Max Della Pia for special election in NY-23

Democrats have nominated Max Della Pia to run for Congress in the 23rd District. Governor Kathy Hochul has given final approval for a special election to find a successor in the current 23rd Congressional District, which includes a large portion of the ... MORE
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Police: Car crashes into ice cream shop in Ithaca

First responders report a single car crash at Purity Ice Cream on Cascadilla Street. According to a news release from the Ithaca Police Department, a vehicle crashed into the northern side of the ice cream shop. The vehicle caused significant damage to ... MORE
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Rep. Chris Jacobs drops out of race in NY-23 after gun control stance criticized

Republican Chris Jacobs will not be seeking election in the newly-formed 23rd District. Jacobs currently represents the 27th District, and has been jockeying along with other current and prospective candidates for position in upcoming primary elections. “If you stray from a party ... MORE
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Missing Ithaca resident found safe after search, according to police

Police say a missing Ithaca man has been found. After an investigation and missing person’s report earlier this week- Brian Mederos, also known as Val or Valentine Garcia Domenic, was located. “We are pleased to report that they have been located and ... MORE
Finger Lakes Travel: New Simple Roast drink, ribbon fries, and activities to do in Auburn

Finger Lakes Travel: New Simple Roast drink, ribbon fries, and activities to do in Auburn

Simple Roast Simple Roast is a coffee shop in Auburn, New York that is constantly shaking things up with new drink flavors. Their newest drinks are ice cream inspired and we’re here for it. The company has three locations: 360 Grant Ave, ... MORE
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Lansing High School: Teen charged with threatening school shooting on Snapchat

A Tompkins County teen has been charged with making a threat on social media about the Lansing High School. According to the sheriff’s office, deputies responded to Lansing High School around 8:48 a.m. on Wednesday for the report of a threat against ... MORE
Cornell falls short to Maryland in National Championship

Cornell falls to Maryland in National Championship

The Cornell Big Red men’s lacrosse team fell to the Maryland Terrapins, 9-7, on Monday afternoon at Rentschler Field in the 2022 NCAA Championship game. Cornell trailed 7-2 at the break but made things interesting in the second half by outscoring Maryland 5-2. However, it ... MORE