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Fresh at 5pm every weekday we bring you local news headlines from across our listening community—all in about 2 minutes. Listen live (88.1FM in Ithaca, 91.9FM Watkins Glen, and 89.7FM across the southern Finger Lakes) or wherever you get your podcasts.

Voices from the Cornell Encampment: Milay

In early May, pro-Palestinian activists at Cornell voluntarily took down their “Liberated Zone” solidarity encampment. In this…

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Features and Interviews

Voices from the Cornell Encampment

By Felix Teitelbaum | May 20, 2024

Each day this week (May 20-24, 2024) we’ll add a comment from a Cornell activist from the Coalition of Mutual Liberation’s “Liberated Zone” Palestinian solidarity encampment. The comments were recorded on Monday, May 13, 2024, the day…

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Cornell Palestinian Solidarity Encampment Closes

By Felix Teitelbaum | May 15, 2024

Protestors at Cornell’s Palestinian solidarity encampment took down tents and left the Arts Quad Monday. On April 25, the day the encampment was set up, Cornell’s administration told the group it had only hours to vacate. However,…

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Alcance Latino: Cornell Small Farms Program [in Spanish]

By Felix Teitelbaum | May 15, 2024

Spanish Farm Field Day at West Haven Farm (Photo: Jamie Johnson) Carlos Gutiérrez habla con Mildred Alvarado, María José Oviedo y Tim Shenk, quienes forman parte del programa Futuro en Ag en Cornell. Hablan sobre oportunidades educativas…

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Local Headlines

January 31st, 2022 Daily Headlines

By George Christopher | January 31, 2022 | Comments Off on January 31st, 2022 Daily Headlines

Schuyler County Public Health will host a COVID vaccine clinic this Friday from 2:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. at the Watkins Glen Community Center. The clinic is open to all residents 5 and older. Walk-ins are available till 5:30, but registration is required for 5-11 year olds. For more information visit the county website at…

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January 28, 2022 Daily Headlines

By George Christopher | January 28, 2022 | Comments Off on January 28, 2022 Daily Headlines

Yesterday, the Tompkins County Health Department announced changes to its COVID-19 data reporting. The county will no longer report the number of “active cases” in the county, or the number of patients released from isolation. In a statement to the media the county explained this was because the state government is now leading case investigations.…

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