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2 weeks ago

Racker Centers look for more funding to support wage hike

Officials with the nonprofit say a minimum wage hike to $15 an hour could be hard to meet without more state support.


2 weeks ago

Biz news: Tioga State Bank expanding services, renovating Owego location

Tioga State Bank announces restorations, improvements at Owego office

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Alums, faculty oppose combined School of Business at Cornell

Cornell alumni and faculty at three business schools are speaking out against a plan to merge the schools into a single College of Business.

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Cornell endowment grows over $6 billion, ranks in top 20 nationwide

New national report shows Cornell has 19th largest endowment among more than 800 schools surveyed; endowment has climbed over $6 billion mark


2 weeks ago

Smoke shop robber sentenced, faces drug treatment

State Smoke Shop robber Alan Richards won't get more jail time, but will have to pay restitution and enter drug treatment.


2 weeks ago

Pa. man killed in Tioga County crash

Chad Sindoni, 26, of Athens, Pa. was killed in one-car crash Tuesday morning in town of Tioga

New York Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul joined Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick in a walking tour of the Commons Monday.

2 weeks ago

Myrick: State Street site remains perfect location for housing

Mayor Svante Myrick weighs in on news that Campus Advantage has pulled plans for major apartment building in downtown Ithaca


2 weeks ago

Former public defender sentenced for pot-growing operation

Adam Rissew, former public defender in Monroe County, admitted he was growing marijuana, had guns to protect his plants


2 weeks ago

New York teachers challenge changes to teacher evaluations

NYSUT, state's largest teachers union, has filed lawsuit against state over changes to teacher evaluations, saying they violate collective bargaining rights


3 weeks ago

Developers “disappointed” they can’t bring Trebloc project to Ithaca

It appears plans for a large apartment building in downtown Ithaca will not be moving forward.


3 weeks ago

County officials, DEC clash over pollution at coal ash landfill

DEC officials say they're skeptical of local claims that pollution is seeping out of the Cayuga Power Plant's landfill site.


3 weeks ago

Feds warn residents to not drink water in upstate NY village

The request comes after a village resident tried to find out why so many people in Hoosick Falls had cancer.


3 weeks ago

2 ticketed after illegal traps kill dog at Seneca Army Depot

Two men, both from Seneca Falls, were ticketed after 8-year-old yellow lab was caught in illegally-set trap, killed earlier this month

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3 weeks ago

Candor woman arrested for stealing credit card

The 32-year-old woman was taken to the Tioga County jail on $5,000 cash bail.

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State task force calls for action on rising heroin addictions

The group of lawmakers is looking to fight heroin abuse with state funding for more treatment and enforcement programs.


3 weeks ago

Former gubernatorial candidate Hawkins part of arrests at Crestwood facility

Howie Hawkins, former candidate for governor, was arrested Tuesday outside Crestwood Midstream facility in protest of gas storage plans there


3 weeks ago

Skelos, son seek new trial in corruption case

Former New York State Senate leader Dean Skelos, son, were convicted in December of bribery, extortion charges; lawyers for two want acquittal on all counts, as well as new trial


3 weeks ago

Campus Advantage has new plans for State Street Triangle

New plans for the State Street Triangle building show a reduced size, less focus on student housing.

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3 weeks ago

Planned outage cuts power for more than 2,500 NYSEG customers in Tompkins County

Power outages occurred early Tuesday morning in Ithaca, Enfield


3 weeks ago

After “careful consideration,” Maines decides to close Ithaca store

Store will be closed February 7th; no word on how many employees may lose jobs

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