New York tax revenues higher than last year

Officials say tax revenues are up 10 percent from this time last year.


State Police welcomes new graduates

Nearly 200 new officers will join the State Police in a ceremony on Thursday.

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Ithaca College announces staff cuts for second straight year

Officials at Ithaca College haven't confirmed if any of the 40 positions to be cut are occupied.

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SUNY Cortland students return to classes

Classes at SUNY Cortland begin Monday for the fall semester.

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Garrett: Ithaca’s Collegetown “not as alive as it should be”

New Cornell president says vibrancy of Collegetown is important to school, neighbors in Collegetown; says addition of new building will add some life

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“Offensive banners” hung from Cortland homes; SUNY Cortland investigating

Sign was seen hanging from off-campus house on Groton Avenue in Cortland at around 3:30 p.m. Friday; school is investigating

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Drivers in Route 13 crash injured

An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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Mayor: Ithaca sacrificed, building best downtown in the country

The reconstruction project has been in the works for nearly a decade.

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Accident causes shutdown on Route 13 in Dryden

The accident happened around 2:30 p.m. Friday at the intersection of 13 and Lower Creek Road.


Cayuga Waterfront Trail to open this weekend

The Cayuga Waterfront Trail has its grand opening celebration Sunday after 15 years of work.


OPEN! Brand new Ithaca Commons celebrated with fanfare

City, state leaders led celebration Friday on Ithaca Commons; ribbon cutting ceremony was held, with ribbon stretching from Aurora Street to Cayuga Street

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Cornell hits record fundraising numbers for sesquicentennial

Fundraising totals for the Cornell Now campaign have hit over $6 billion.


Workers keep digging on Lansing school septic systems

The septic system overhaul will not be finished before the schools' opening day.


Fort Drum to send soldiers to South Korea

The Syracuse based soldiers will be sent for a 9 month mission.


Auburn prison spends week in lockdown mode

Auburn Correctional Facility was locked down Monday; multiple reports of attacks on officers, fights between inmates, weapons found


Shooting victim, with ties to central New York, recovering

Vicky Gardner, the chamber of commerce leader and shooting victim in Wednesday's shooting outside of Roanoke, Virginia, grew up in Union Springs

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Project manager glad to see public reclaim the Ithaca Commons

After three years, the Commons reconstruction project wrapped up in July.

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Ithaca College to receive state STEM grant

The $600,000 grant for Ithaca College will go toward improving offerings in math and science fields.

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Racially charged symbols graffitied on NYS Thruway

Deputies say they found graffiti on an underpass while conducting a routine patrol.

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