Cornell: All students in Nepal are safe

University has many ties to Nepal, including study abroad program with school near Kathmandu


Tioga County man killed in Southern Tier crash; police seeking information

Alcohol appears to have been factor in accident that killed Newark Valley man


Annual service event prepares Ithaca for summer months

The Youth Bureau's "Ithaca is Community!" event is the fourth annual day of service meant to help clean up the city.


Several injured, one child dead following Cortland County accident

Sheriff's deputies say the crash on West State Road Friday night was likely caused by drunk driving.


Police: No charges for parents of 7-year-old who brought loaded gun into South Seneca Elementary School

The child has been suspended indefinitely by the South Seneca School District.

State Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton [D-Ithaca] speaking at a Cortlandville Town Hall in 2013.

Ithaca Assemblywoman supports union push at local college

Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton said she'll stand with part-time faculty at IC as they attempt to form a union.


FEMA grant gives needed upgrade to IFD equipment

The grant will replace air packs for firefighters, which the IFD says are out of date and below industry standards.


Buffalo escape upstate New York farm, swim across Hudson River

15 buffalo escaped from farm on east side of Hudson River near Albany


Cortland County lawmakers oust chairwoman following parking dust-up

Lawmakers expressed "no confidence" in former chairwoman, voted in new leader Thursday night

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Catholic leaders fights push to allow more sex abuse claims in New York

Church says allowing more claims would lead to "catastrophic financial harm"


Cornell celebrates Charter Day Weekend, 150 years in existence

Cornell is celebrating 150th anniversary of signing of school's charter

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Former Assembly Speaker Silver faces new charge in corruption case

Silver faces new charge for investments he made

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New library exhibit highlights impact of Cornell University

The "Cornell Off Campus" exhibit tells the stories of people affiliated with the University over the years and how the school has shaped the local community.


Local hotel drops “no gossip” policy amid backlash from workers

The policy had motivated the Tompkins County Workers' Center to file an Unfair Labor Practice charge against the Hampton Inn on Elmira Road.


State lawmakers propose “opt out” bills

State lawmakers considering legislation that would codify a parent’s right to refuse federally mandated standardized testing.


Cornell professor Abrams, National Humanities Medal winner, dies at age 102

English professor, literary critic, died Tuesday in Ithaca

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New York Senate leader won’t resign post during federal investigation

Dean Skelos said Wednesday that he's hired an attorney, is cooperating with federal investigation


Aide at Lansing residential center found guilty of tampering with records

Prosecutors say Daniel Cruz of Cortland slept on the job, lied when he filled out logbooks indicating he did required bed checks


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Iggy Azalea didn’t want to dance with Britney Spears


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Chris Brown fighting to get his name on daughter’s birth certificate


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Bruce Jenner: ‘I am a woman’


The retired Olympic champion confirmed long-running speculation suggesting he is transitioning from male to female.