Ithaca Assemblywoman Lifton throws support behind “Cornducky Derby”

The Cornducky Derby—held on the same day as the Kentucky Derby—is a race between small plastic ducks down a Cortland creek.

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Cuomo administration ends email auto delete policy

Announcement came Friday during summit on email policy


Giffords, Kelly to kick off Cornell graduation weekend

147th Graduation Weekend ceremonies will be held this weekend


TC3 holds 46th graduation ceremony

Most graduates from the local community college say it's just the first step in their education journey.

Crime 3

Ithaca Police say no leads in Thursday morning robbery

Victims on Spencer Road say their possessions were stolen by two men wielding a shotgun and a Taser device.


Mom, 3 kids identified after deadly Southern Tier fire

Authorities say mother, three children died in Thursday fire in Vestal


Two years later, no closure in case of missing Cornell student

It’s been two years since Cornell student and Ithaca native Christopher Dennis was reported missing.


Virginia woman dies, 2 young kids hurt in upstate New York crash

Police say children were not properly secured in child car seats


Syracuse surgeon fined $10K for slapping sleeping patients

Dr. Michael Clarke was accused of slapping patients under anesthesia, insulting them before surgery

Seth Harris (Photo: U.S. Department of Labor)

Minimum wage debates take center stage in New York, across U.S.

As state board considers increase in minimum wage for fast food workers, Los Angeles passed $15/hour minimum this week

Crime 3

Man arrested in murder of Ithaca native, husband in Maryland

Police say Ithaca native and Cornell alum Julianne Vilardo, husband were found dead in home on May 10


NYSEG asks for rate increase; electricity, natural gas bills could rise

Average electric bill, natural gas bill would increase under proposal filed with state


Economics of medicine causes shortage of doctors in New York

Capital New York reports that the state may not have enough primary care physicians to expand medical coverage.


Off-duty firefighters rescue kayaker on Cayuga Lake

Lt. Dan Scherer of the Trumansburg Fire Department said he's proud of how civilians and first responders alike handled the incident.

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Officials release transcript of Q & A session with Tompkins sheriff on Danby standoff

Danby officials have released questions and answers from a meeting held with Tompkins County’s sheriff this month.


Upstate NY college student busted with Xanax pills, $170k in cash

Oswego student charged after search warrant was executed at his apartment


School budgets, propositions pass with no problem

Budget, propositions were passed easily across all Tompkins County districts


New York denies payments to mental health contractor for yacht club party

State says Queens contractor wanted $32,000 for conference at resort, $23,000 for staff picnic

10th Annual Unicef Snowflake Ball at Cipriani Wall Street - Arrivals

Featuring: Sandra Lee
Where: New York City, New York, United States
When: 02 Dec 2014
Credit: Dennis Van Tine/Future Image/WENN.com

**Not available for publication in Germany, Poland, Russia, Hungary, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Serbia, Croatia, Slovakia**

TV chef Lee, girlfriend of Governor Cuomo, undergoes breast cancer surgery

Sandra Lee announced last week that she was diagnosed with disease

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