Northeast Pizza and the Scale House Brewpub at the small mall in Lansing has closed its doors for business. Luke Fazzary, son of the restaurant’s founder, Stephen Fazzary, has decided not to continue operating the eatery and brewery. Stephen Fazzary managed the Lansing business until he passed away earlier this year. His son found it…

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Hundreds of accepted Ithaca College students and returning students have decided not to come back to the school for the fall 2020 semester, which is all-online. According to the Ithacan, students cited various reasons for not returning, including not wanting to pay full tuition for all online classes, and health and safety concerns because of…

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The Ithaca City School District will be testing more than 1200 students for COVID-19 this week, with help of the local coronavirus testing center. Cornell and Cayuga Health Systems have provided $160,000 worth of funding to the Ithaca City School District in order for students to be tested before in person classes start Oct. 5.…

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Several Groton Junior-Senior High School teachers and students are in quarantine, following the news that a student at the school tested positive for COVID-19. The Tompkins County Health Department confirmed the case on Monday, and notes that the student with novel coronavirus was not in school when they were symptomatic. Additionally, Groton Central School District…

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Looking at the local COVID-19 caseload, the latest numbers, released Friday from the Tompkins County health department, indicate that there is 1 additional positive, and 3 new recoveries. According to the County Health Department, that leaves 21 active cases of COVID-19 in Tompkins. In Schuyler County, there is 1 new case of COVID-19 reported as…

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The Women’s Opportunity Center, or W-O-C, a not-for-profit organization with offices in Tompkins and Onondaga counties, is in danger of shutting down. The New York State Department of Labor has awarded a sustaining grant amounting to 40 percent of the WOC’s budget for the last several years, the Ithaca Voice reports.  The grant funds the…

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Looking at the local COVID-19 caseload, the latest numbers, released Tuesday from the Tompkins County health department, indicate that there are 4 new cases, and 3 new recoveries. According to the County Health Department, that leaves 21 active cases of COVID-19 in Tompkins. On Monday, the 1 person hospitalized with complications from the virus, was…

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Looking at the local COVID-19 caseload, the latest numbers, released Friday from the Tompkins County health department, indicate that there are 4 additional positives, 5 new recoveries. According to the County Health Department, that leaves 33 active cases of COVID-19 in Tompkins. One person has been hospitalized from symptoms of the virus. In Schuyler County,…

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