Local News for Friday, January 27th 2023

City Sorting City Manager Responsibilities The Ithaca City Government is sorting out the responsibilities for the new City Manager position. According to the Ithaca Voice, the City Manager position was approved in a referendum last November. The City Manager will take a large chunk of responsibilities from the Mayor, and will act as a sort…

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Creatives on WRFI: House of Ithaqua Presents Pontypool

Stevie Eve Chaneles and Bea Bornstein speak with Pontypool director Jeff Hodges and actors Mike Chen and Ivony Whiteley. HOI is proud to present Pontypool (running November 18-December 3, 2022) by Tony Burgess as an audio horror drama directed by HOI co-founder Jeff Hodges. The show centers on disgraced radio DJ Grant Mazzy, who finds himself…

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Headlines for September 7, 2022

Tompkins County’s Reimagining Public Safety Plan has entered a new phase. The working group is seeking community input on what information about local criminal justice should be made public. Input will help the county decide what information from the District Attorney’s office and the Assigned Counsel Office will be prioritized to share with the public.…

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Headlines for September 2nd, 2022

There are currently three cases of Monkeypox reported in Tompkins County. The Tompkins County Health Department has reported that one previously reported case was a false positive and subsequent tests by the CDC were negative. However, a new case has been reported keeping the total at three. The County Health Department has confirmed they’ve notified…

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Headlines for August 30, 2022

A Trumansburg committee has released a draft of its Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Revision for public comment. The village adopted its Comprehensive Plan at the end of 2021 and is taking a staged approach to revising zoning to encourage feedback from residents and adapt to changes in the community. The proposed revision is based on…

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July 25, 2022 Daily Headlines

On Sunday, the World Health Organization declared monkeypox a global health emergency. The classification is the highest alert the WHO can declare. According to the BBC, the WHO declared an emergency due to the outbreak and rapid spreading worldwide. As of Saturday, 16,000 positive cases and 5 deaths have been reported from 75 countries. Symptoms…

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