Local

City hires parking director

The City of Ithaca has its new director of parking, who was introduced to the Board of Public Works Monday.

Frank Nagy, a board member of the New England Parking Council, previously served as district manager for Republic Parking System.

Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick stressed a need for the position in his 2013 budget proposal, as the city loses at least $1 million a year for parking, bringing in $2 million in revenue, but spending $3 million.

Nagy will use his new role to create a more efficient parking system to bring in new revenue.

More Local Headlines

in Local

Project official: Ithaca Commons rebuild will wrap up in early 2015

commons

Project manager for Commons rebuild says summer delays were one reason for extension of project initially proposed to take two years to finish

in Local

Report: Federal prosecutor issues warning to Cuomo administration

Gov. Cuomo touting the state's START-UP NY initiative at Cornell University in 2013 (photo by Pete Blanchard)

Warning comes after members of Moreland Commission said this week that they operated independently of governor's office

in Local

Ithaca’s airport still countering slow 2013, working to increase ridership

plane

Improvements seen at Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport, following down year for ridership in 2013

in Local

Wineries, health experts call for delay on gas storage facility in Finger Lakes

Local_News41-620x400

Group took message to Albany Wednesday, was joined by former leader of Cayuga Medical Center

in Local

Cuomo wants medical marijuana law sped up for kids with epilepsy

State Senator Jeff Klein, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver announced Thursday a deal has been reached on a medical marijuana bill

Cuomo has asked state's health commissioner if process can be accelerated; medical marijuana law was signed by governor in early July