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Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick announces resignation, accepts job with People for the American Way

Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick is leaving office. The unexpected announcement came at a Common Council meeting Wednesday night, which was reported by the Ithaca Voice. Myrick accepted a position with the People for the American Way. It’s a liberal think-tank and nationwide ... MORE
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GUEST APPEARANCE: Ithaca mayor responds to gun violence, identifies ways City will act

Recently there have been a cluster of reported gunshots in our city. The investigation is ongoing, but it appears that a couple of extremely irresponsible people engaged in a personal dispute are intent on shooting each other. This is obviously stupid, reckless, ... MORE
Mayor Myrick apologizes for GQ article unveiling new concept for policing in Ithaca

Ithaca mayor wants to abolish police, apologizes for GQ article that beat local announcement

Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick says he has developed a plan that would be one of the most-progressive in the United States. It would replace the current police force with an agency made up of armed ‘public safety workers’ and unarmed ‘community solution ... MORE