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Gov. Cuomo touting the state's START-UP NY initiative at Cornell University in 2013 (photo by Pete Blanchard)

Cuomo meets with Cuban president Castro

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo met with Cuba's president in New York City Friday; that follows Cuomo's trip to Cuba in April

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Police say man harassed, stalked woman walking in Ithaca

Incident happened around 1:30 Wednesday morning along Campus Road near West Avenue in Ithaca; police have released details about suspect


Boat yard closure causes storage shortage for Ithaca boaters

City officials and business owners says they're working to find temporary boat storage space before winter sets in.


ICSD issues apology for anti-Israel rhetoric in presentation

School district officials say a presentation from guest speakers on human rights devolved into anti-Israel rhetoric last Friday.


Cortland mayor speaks out on city’s perception problems

Mayor Brian Tobin of Cortland says it's time for a community discussion on how public assistance programs should be handled.


Groton works to build stronger community

Officials and residents say there aren’t many resources for people who struggle with addiction.


Support grows for raising minimum wage in Tompkins

Officials are asking county lawmakers to request the state for authority to implement a living wage.

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Former union leader picked to be New York labor commissioner

Roberta Reardon was chosen by Governor Andrew Cuomo to lead state's labor department; Reardon is former president of radio, television union AFTRA

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Cornell, Sloan Kettering partner for $10M cancer center

Collaboration involving Cornell researchers will focus on nanotechnology, uses in cancer care; project funded by Sloan Kettering, National Cancer Institute


Police say TC3 student threatened people, displayed gun

TC3 student from New York City was charged Wednesday night, after reports he was threatening residents of apartments at TC3 with gun


Freese Road Bridge “red-flagged” by state inspectors

Highway officials say the bridge will be closed for a few days next week as repairs continue.


Etna man, former teacher, indicted on child porn charges

Robert Snyder, 67, was indicted on 8 charges as part of child pornography investigation; Snyder taught as substitute at 5 local school districts

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Cornell students call for grocery store on campus

Students involved with the project say a grocery store is needed to help fight food insecurity, a serious issue on Cornell's campus.


Cortland County K9 receives protective vest

The bullet and stab-proof vest is the gift of a Colorado resident and the non-profit Vested Interest for K9s.


Police: College student falls from roof of Ithaca fraternity house

Call came in around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday; police say college-aged male fell about 10-15 feet from roof fraternity house in Ithaca


Sheriff: Teens stole car in Horseheads, to steal car in Enfield

3 teenagers are now accused of stealing a car in Horseheads earlier this week, then driving to Enfield and stealing car from Aiken Road


911 call, friend’s testimony focus in former Cornell student’s trial

Testimony now underway in murder trial of Charles Tan; former Cornell student was enrolled at school at time of February death of father


Wednesday accident shuts down Enfield road

Accident happened late Wednesday afternoon in 800 block of Enfield Falls Road; no one was injured

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Lawmaker calls for clarity on lead cleanup at Ithaca Falls

Council member Cynthia Brock says lead levels at Ithaca Falls could be dangerous, and that residents should keep away from the site.


Freese Road Bridge will close for repairs

The bridge will be closed to all through traffic from 8:00 a.m. to around 3:30 p.m. on Thursday.

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