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An anonymous donor has pledged $200,000 to New Roots Charter School to help it address the fiscal and enrollment issues that led the SUNY Board of Trustees Charter Schools Committee to place the high … more
Cayuga Addiction Recover Services (CARS) is expanding in 2020, offering more services for county residents and beyond. CARS has had a co-ed residential facility at 6621 Rt. 227 in Trumansburg for … more
The Cornell University Elves Program, an inspiring example of the spirit of giving, is entering into its 30th year. Powered by caring volunteers and kind hearts, The Elves go out every holiday season … more
Earlier this year, the Ithaca Health Alliance’s Ithaca Free Clinic introduced its first free optometry clinic, bringing optometry services to the underinsured and those without insurance in … more
Draya Koschmann is a single mother who rents out an accessory, “mother-in-law” apartment in her house on the northside of Ithaca. “Renting out part of my house on Airbnb has … more
When Heather Dries was first looking for childcare, she experienced much anxiety over where to take her kids, Macie-Sue and Marshall. Finding a spot in a safe, affordable center in the county proved … more
Anyone who’s ever been to the second floor of Alternatives Federal Credit Union probably noticed a large model against the wall. This 8x8 scale model depicts the West End of Ithaca on Oct. 9, … more
Growing up on Long Island, Dennis Nayor’s childhood unfolded within the world of law enforcement—his father was an NYPD homicide detective, and police officers were the closest things to … more
“Long, long ago, there were many earths,” starts the tale of Looki, a magical girl who, with the help of her friends and magic wand, goes on interdimensional adventures, discovering new … more
Monday, Nov. 11 may have been a cloudy day, but that didn’t stop dozens of onlookers from attending Ithaca’s annual Veterans Day Ceremony in Dewitt Park at 11 a.m. The ceremony came a … more
Emmy’s Organics, an Ithaca food manufacturer whose snacks can be found on shelves all around the country, is expanding after purchasing a new building in Dryden, allowing it to bring in-house production back to Tompkins County. Emmy's is well-known... more
On Aug. 22, I arrived – overwhelmed and confused – to the place I will call home for the next three years. A transfer student from California, I had never visited Cornell, let alone … more
Golden Opportunity, a nonprofit organization that provides tutoring to low-income students in the Ithaca City School District, hit its 15-year anniversary this fall, and those involved said … more
In October, Livability, the online website famous for its annual rankings of best places to live, announced the release of its 2019 10 Best College Towns in America list, and Ithaca was at the top … more
The state tournament was well within reach last year for the Ithaca boys soccer team. The Little Red’s sectional finals against Horseheads went all the way through overtime to penalty kicks, … more
The improvement of Cass Park began in 2016 when the City of Ithaca funded a renovation of the roof and ceiling of the ice rink that has been there since 1972. That, however, was just the first of … more
At noon on Oct. 23, dozens attended Ithaca Rotary’s weekly meeting to watch its annual Pride of Workmanship Awards, which recognizes community members for their outstanding work performance in … more
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