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Obama taps Cornell Alum for IRS Chief

President Obama is appointing a new acting commissioner for the IRS with some Ithaca roots.

Cornell University alum Daniel Werfel is replacing the outgoing Steven Miller, who resigned following a scandal involving the targeting of conservative groups.

Werfel is currently serving as the Controller of the Office of Management and Budget.

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UPDATE: Ithaca firefighters put out North Cayuga Street blaze

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The Ithaca Fire Department says the cause of the fire was likely the result of a plumber who was thawing the pipes.

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Syracuse coach suspended for rule-breaking

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According to the NCAA, Jim Boeheim committed numerous drug, academic, and gifts violations.

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Future of city economy may rest with citizens

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Ithaca leaders say it's a problem when only residents who speak out are against development projects.

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Trumansburg issues “conserve water order” following major main breaks

Residents in Trumansburg are being asked to conserve water until the breaks are repaired.

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Water main break reported near Cornell Vet school

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It happened at around 6 a.m. on Caldwell Road near the Veterinary College.