News

Ithaca lays out new sidewalk policy

Ithaca lays out new sidewalk policy

The City of Ithaca is putting together a work schedule for its new sidewalk policy which has all residents paying into repairs.

The new policy will have one-family homes paying an annual assessment fee of $70 to go towards a sidewalk repair fund.

The city held a public meeting Monday to gauge interest from the public as to which repair projects they’d like to see go forward.

City Engineer Tim Logue says the city is in the process of hiring a sidewalk manager, while calling on residents to submit projects for the work schedule over the next couple of years.

 

Recent Headlines

in Local

NY requires agencies to consider ‘extreme weather’

tornado

New York is requiring state agencies to consider the increasing episodes of extreme weather in public works projects, industrial and commercial permits and issuing regulations.

in Local

DEC: Watch out for Moose

Local_News41-620x400

Love is in the air for Adirondack moose, and state officials are urging drivers to watch out as the animals wander in search of mates.

in Local

Astorino campaign visits Cortland

Astorino

Campaign season is in full swing and no words were minced as Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino took shots at Governor Cuomo in Cortland Monday.

in Local

SPCA: Dog shot in Newfield recovering

Local_News41-620x400

The Tompkins County Sheriff’s office is continuing its investigation into the shooting of a dog in Newfield last week.

in National

Apple sets iPhone sales record

apple

Currently on sale in the U.S., Japan, and France, the iPhone 6 will go on sale in 20 more countries this week.