Police Reveal Victim of Taughannock Blvd Shooting

(Provided)  ITHACA, NY — Police have identified the victim of a fatal shooting that took place In Ithaca on Monday. Alan Godfrey, a 32 year old from the Ithaca area, was found dead on the 200 block of Taughannock Boulevard around 12:43 a.m., a well-traveled area of the city.  Police believe Godfrey was specifically targeted. …

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Converting CO2 to Jet Fuel, Ithaca Area Economic Development Invests in Green Tech Startup

Dimensional Energy’s solar-to-fuels reactor in Gillette, Wyoming (Dimensional Energy) ITHACA, NY — Ithaca Area Economic Development, or IAED, is investing in the startup company, Dimensional Energy. They aim to convert atmospheric carbon dioxide into jet fuel through what’s known as “artificial photosynthesis.” Artificial photosynthesis aims to do what plants and bacteria have been doing for…

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Ithaca Tenant’s Union Celebrates Albany’s ‘Good Cause’ Eviction Law and Pushes Their Own Version

Ithaca Tenant’s Union celebrating New York’s eviction and foreclosure moratorium extension outside Ithaca City Hall on May 6th, 2021. (Ithaca Tenant’s Union) ITHACA, NY — The Albany Common Council passed the “good cause” eviction law on Monday night, and a similar bill is gathering support in Ithaca. The Albany law gives tenants a number of  protections,…

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Ithaca Seeks a Sustainability Specialist to Work on Green New Deal

Dan Burgevin’s Mural, “Sunrise on the Green New Deal,” located on the corner of West Buffalo Street and North Fulton Street in downtown Ithaca, NY. (Ithaca Murals) ITHACA, NY — The City of Ithaca is seeking to hire a Sustainability Specialist to help implement the City’s Green New Deal. The ambitious plan, adopted in June…

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Waffle Frolic on Wheels

Waffle Frolic On The Go. (Provided) ITHACA, NY — Waffle Frolic is opening a Waffle Frolic on the Go Food Trailer. The trailer will be located in the gravel lot behind The Jewelbox. It will be across from Island Health and Fitness, and alongside On The Street Pitas. The restaurant is looking to hire employees…

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Official Primary Results are in for Tompkins County

TOMPKINS COUNTY, NY — Official primary election results are in for the City of Ithaca Common Council races, the Tompkins County Legislature races, as well as races for elected town officials in Groton and Danby. These results added absentee and affidavit ballots. Tallying those votes didn’t lead to changing the victors in any of the…

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Which Way Forward: The Executive Order

The summer of 2020 saw mass protests across the United States, demanding that governments defund the police. One of the big administrative responses to these uprising was in New York State Governor, from Governor Andrew Cuomo in the form of Excutive Order 203. The order offered serious affirmation to what many in America were saying:…

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