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3 days ago

18th Annual Ithaca Chili Cook-Off kicks off Saturday

About 30 restaurants will be competing for the title of best chili.

State Police

3 days ago

Police not pursuing charges in pedestrian hit case in Groton

State Police say their investigation shows the incident was just an accident, and they won't be filing charges.


4 days ago

Dryden Elementary School calls lockdown after threatening email

Dryden Police were called and the school was put on lockdown after teachers got a threatening email naming a student.


4 days ago

Brown: ICSD water sources “very safe”, no cause for alarm

The superintendent of ICSD commented on concerns raised about lead level in water at Enfield and Caroline Elementary Schools.


4 days ago

Cornell Police make arrest in reported sexual assault

Police say Wolfgang Ballinger, 21, of New York City was charged after turning himself in Thursday

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4 days ago

Tompkins lawmakers want “timely development” of wind farm

Tompkins County lawmakers heard over one hour of comments, then voted unanimously Thursday to support development of Black Oak Wind Farm


4 days ago

State, local police to step up drunk driving enforcement this weekend

Annual campaign has state, local police conducting sobriety checkpoints, increasing patrols for Super Bowl weekend


4 days ago

Town, village officials look to smooth over relationship in Lansing

Lansing Star Online reports on optimism as town, village look to improve relationship between two municipalities


4 days ago

Cortland sets sights on creating tobacco free city property

The City of Cortland’s Mayor is working on a new law that would make parts of the city tobacco free.


4 days ago

3 sent to hospital after altercation on TC3 campus

4 people were involved in altercation outside campus cafeteria Thursday afternoon; police say three required medical treatment at hospital


4 days ago

Lead levels in water supply at Enfield school prompt community meeting

After repeated testing, higher-than-acceptable levels of lead were found in water supply in room at Enfield Elementary School; meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday to discuss findings


4 days ago

Cortland nurse aide accused of abusing nursing home resident

The incident happened at the Crown Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in December 2014.

Millie Clarke Maynard stands with son of Diann Sams while accepted the award. (WHCU/Sara McCloskey)

5 days ago

Retired Ithaca educator honored with J. Diann Sams Award

The Diann Sams Award is a yearly award that recognizes a local African American who has worked to improve the conditions for underserved and marginalized communities.

Cofounders of the Black Lives Matter movement Alicia Garza and Opal Tometi spoke with members of the press before the event. (WHCU/Sara McCloskey)

5 days ago

Hundreds attend speech by Black Lives Matter cofounders in Ithaca

Cornell officials say they had to turn away people because the building had reached maximum capacity.


5 days ago

Pedestrian hit in Groton accident in critical condition

Police say pedestrian was hit around 7:30 p.m. along Route 38 in Groton; pedestrian now in critical condition


5 days ago

Work continues to determine cause of Cargill mine accident

Officials at the Cargill mine in Lansing say operations are still suspended while they work to figure out what went wrong.


5 days ago

Police: Cortland County man drove drunk with 1-year-old in car

Cortland County Sheriff's office says Thomas Marks, 27, was intoxicated when his SUV was pulled over Sunday night in Cortland; 1-year-old in car was not injured

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5 days ago

Ithaca lawmakers approve “Officer Next Door” program

Program was approved in 9-1 vote Wednesday night at city council meeting; officers had already moved into West Village Apartments before program gained city approval


5 days ago

UPDATE: Pedestrian seriously injured in Groton accident

Accident happened around 7:45 p.m. on Route 38 just north of Stevens Road


5 days ago

Enfield residents continue to raise concerns over Black Oak Wind Farm

Residents say they're still worried about the potential health and safety impacts of the Black Oak Wind Farm.

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