January 14, 2022 Daily Headlines

The Tompkins County Health Department has announced a COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Clinic for youth ages 12-17. The clinic will provide the Pfizer booster, and will be open from 2:30 to 6:00 P.M. on Saturday at the Ithaca Mall vaccine site. Residents are eligible for the booster if they received their second dose of the Pfizer…

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January 13, 2022 Daily Headlines

The Environmental Protection Agency has rejected a request from the Greenidge Generation facility to keep its Coal Ash Pond open. Greenidge had requested the EPA allow them to continue accepting waste past an April 2021 deadline. Seneca Lake Guardian, a local environmental group, commended the EPA’s decision saying the pond was contaminating Seneca Lake and…

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January 12, 2022 Daily Headlines

Soon to be Acting Ithaca Mayor Laura Lewis has released a statement in support of the Reimagining Public Safety Initiative. Lewis will take over as acting Mayor on February 7th after the resignation of Mayor Svante Myrick. The reimagining public safety plan was one of Mayor Myrick’s most notable actions and received national attention. Lewis…

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January 11, 2022 Daily Headlines

On Saturday, New York reported 154 COVID deaths, the highest since February of last year. According to the Albany Times Union, the state reported nearly 80,000 new cases on Sunday. Despite the death toll, the state has seen fewer deaths relative to the amount of COVID cases. This is because the Omicron variant is believed…

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January 10, 2022 Daily Headlines

Schuyler County Public Health will host a COVID vaccine clinic this Friday for all those 5 and older. The clinic will be from open 3:30 P.M. to 6:30 P.M. at the Bradford Central School District. Registration is required for kids from the age of 5 to 11. For those 12 and older walks in will…

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January 7, 2022 Daily Headlines

On Thursday, Cornell announced it was moving to remote learning for the first two weeks of the spring semester. According to 14850.com, the University is also expanding its move-in period and staggering move-in schedules. Cornell will require students to take a COVID test both before and after arriving on campus and is requiring all students…

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January, 6 2022 Daily Headlines

Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick, has announced he will be stepping down after a decade in office. Myrick made his announcement last night over social media, saying he was accepting a position as Executive Director of People for the American Way, a Progressive advocacy group. Mayor Myrick called his time as mayor the “honor of my…

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January 5, 2022 Daily Headlines

The Tompkins County Health Department will be hosting a COVID vaccine booster clinic this Saturday. The county will offer the Moderna booster from 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. at the Ithaca Mall vaccine site. To get the booster on Saturday, patients must be 18  or older.  Patients must also have received their second dose of…

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