Tompkins Financial lays out “aggressive” construction schedule for proposed 7-story HQ

One of the biggest challenges of the project will be finding 300 parking spaces for their employees.

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

Lt. Gov. Hochul tours Ithaca Commons: “It’s tough for businesses”

“It’s tough for the businesses, we get that, but the end is in sight.”

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Siena poll shows New Yorkers not convinced on ethics reform in Albany

Poll shows 2/3 of New York believe new ethics laws will have no impact on corruption problem in Albany

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Police: Pot found in car linked to Jon “Bones” Jones hit-and-run

Police in New Mexico want to talk with Jones about Sunday accident

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Two children in car during fatal DWI crash recovering; father could face more charges

Daniel Haynes III, 29, of Virgil, charged with vehicular homicide


Myrick on Ithaca Commons: Higher occupancy rate than before construction

Construction work continues on the Ithaca Commons, with chain-link fences lining the middle of the pedestrian mall, as crews try…

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UFC fighter, Southern Tier native Jones wanted in connection with hit-and-run

Police in New Mexico want to talk to Jones about Sunday morning accident


Central New York man indicted for assault for causing I-81 bus crash

Police say Robert Tarbell was drunk, left car parked sideways on I-81 before crash


Cornell to wrap up Charter Day celebration with Monday ceremony

More than 40 events held between Friday, Monday, to celebrate 150th anniversary of signing of school's charter


Lieutenant Governor Hochul to visit Ithaca Monday

Kathy Hochul will appear on Cornell campus, tour Ithaca Commons


Cornell: All students in Nepal are safe

University has many ties to Nepal, including study abroad program with school near Kathmandu


Tioga County man killed in Southern Tier crash; police seeking information

Alcohol appears to have been factor in accident that killed Newark Valley man


Annual service event prepares Ithaca for summer months

The Youth Bureau's "Ithaca is Community!" event is the fourth annual day of service meant to help clean up the city.


Several injured, one child dead following Cortland County accident

Sheriff's deputies say the crash on West State Road Friday night was likely caused by drunk driving.


Police: No charges for parents of 7-year-old who brought loaded gun into South Seneca Elementary School

The child has been suspended indefinitely by the South Seneca School District.

State Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton [D-Ithaca] speaking at a Cortlandville Town Hall in 2013.

Ithaca Assemblywoman supports union push at local college

Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton said she'll stand with part-time faculty at IC as they attempt to form a union.


FEMA grant gives needed upgrade to IFD equipment

The grant will replace air packs for firefighters, which the IFD says are out of date and below industry standards.


Buffalo escape upstate New York farm, swim across Hudson River

15 buffalo escaped from farm on east side of Hudson River near Albany


Cortland County lawmakers oust chairwoman following parking dust-up

Lawmakers expressed "no confidence" in former chairwoman, voted in new leader Thursday night

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