Local

Air travel up during Thanksgiving holiday

Air travel up during Thanksgiving holiday

Thanksgiving Day is just around the corner and that usually means people are going to be traveling to see family and loved ones.

The Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport’s flights are completely full from last Friday up until Thanksgiving Day, thanks to the large college student population traveling home.

Airport Manager Bob Nicholas says staff has preparations in place to be ready for the rough weather likely on the way, with employees ready for the call to clear runways of any snow when needed.

Nicholas is recommending anyone taking a flight out of Ithaca sometime this week to come at least an hour earlier to avoid congestion, allowing you to get through security checks with time to spare.

More Local Headlines

in Local

Albany man wanted on violent felony charge arrested in Ithaca after foot chase

Ziphaire O. Peters, 31, of Albany, was arrested by Ithaca Police Tuesday following a foot chase  in the city.

31-year-old Ziphaire Peters was spotted by an officer in the area of West Seneca Street.

in Local

Felony hearing set in Newfield dog shooting

lilly

The accused shooter faces up to two years in prison.

in Local

Ithaca area gets another Start Up NY business

CORNELL LOGO

The Ithaca-area will be home to another business through the State’s Start Up New York program.

in Local

Car rollover accident near Ithaca College sends one to hospital

One driver was driven to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries following a 2-car accident in the Town of Ithaca.

The injuries don't appear to be life-threatening.

in Local

NY prisons to keep young inmates from segregation

prison

New York corrections officials say they will update the policy for state prisons to preclude placing inmates younger than 18 in segregated housing.