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State Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton [D-Ithaca] speaking at a Cortlandville Town Hall in 2013.

Wednesday, July 1, 201507/01/2015

Lfiton explains position on power plant

Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton discusses the future of Lansing and New York’s energy policy, along with the state budget deal, taxes, and education.

Doug Levine

Wednesday, July 1, 201507/01/2015

Skip to the Loo!

Executive Director of the State Theatre Doug Levine invites you to help with the remodeling of their new, expanded bathrooms.


Tuesday, June 30, 201506/30/2015

Summer fun awaits at the YMCA

CEO of the YMCA of Ithaca & Tompkins County Frank Towner has fun for all ages, all summer long.


Tuesday, June 30, 201506/30/2015

A locavore’s paradise at Coltivare

John Svennson from Coltivare invites you to make your holiday party plans now– not to mention your Friday & Saturday night!

A protest organized by the Tompkins County Workers Center in May outside the McDonald's location on Elmira Road called for a $15 an hour wage for fast food workers.

Monday, June 29, 201506/29/2015

Making a living wage

Coordinator of the Tompkins County Workers’ Center Pete Meyers examines the Alternatives Federal Credit Union’s biannual study of the local living wage.


Monday, June 29, 201506/29/2015

Breakthroughs in oncology

Dr. Charles Garbo from Cayuga Hematology Oncology Associates recaps some of the exciting news from the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

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Friday, June 26, 201506/26/2015

Celebrate Independence Day with Sweet Melissa’s

Sweet Melissa explains why she is serving dessert at Stewart Park for Ithaca’s Independence Day celebration, with another out-of-sight, one-of-a-kind flavor!


Friday, June 26, 201506/26/2015

Superheroes read super books!

Kate DeVoe from the Tompkins County Public Library invites all ages to kick-off a summer of reading & fun!

ithaca high school

Friday, June 26, 201506/26/2015

A message from Ithaca to Charleston

Board member of the United Way of Tompkins County Gary Stewart invites the entire community to come together to send a special message to Charleston.


Friday, June 26, 201506/26/2015

Hazlitt has a race car!

Brad Phillips from Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards invites you to the Oasis for their Friday night parties

Recent Headlines

in Local

Cayuga-Seneca canal closed to boat traffic due to high water levels


Heavy rain over the past few weeks has caused high water levels on the lakes.

in Local

AAA projects 41.9 million will be travelling Fourth of July weekend


The organization's travel forecast says this may be the most traveled July Fourth holiday in five years.

in Sports

Ex-Cowboys player C.J. Spillman charged with sexual assault


Spillman, who has played six seasons in the NFL, is suspected of sexual assaulting a woman at a Dallas hotel.

in Local

Escaped murderers did a “dry run” before prison break

sweat matt

More details are being released about David Sweat and Richard Matt's big escape.

in National, World

U.S. runs hundreds of counter-terrorism investigations

Police tape cordons off the site of a car bomb attack in Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. The explosion occurred near a military hospital in the Yemeni capital on Monday, causing dozens of casualties including civilians, security officials said. The Islamic State's Sanaa Division claimed responsibility on Twitter for detonating the parked car bomb, according to the SITE Intelligence Group monitoring service. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

U.S. authorities are pursuing hundreds of active counter-terrorism investigations embracing all 50 American states.