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Q&A: Meet IC's new vice president of student affairs and campus life

Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado announced Sept. 21 the creation of the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Life and the appointment of a vice president to head that division. This is the first time in six years that the Division of Student Affairs will be a standalone office at the co

THEITHACAN.ORG - 2017-09-23 18:06:04

Applefest Offers One-Stop Shop for Local Farms

As the cool weather moves in and the harvest season starts, Finger Lakes area residents know just how to celebrate: Apple Harvest Festival in Ithaca. The long-held festival brings together dozens of local farmers, bakers, artists, and, of course, cider makers. This year's festival looks like it's sh

ITHACA.COM - 2017-09-24 10:00:00

CNY swimming holes perfect for summer that won't end (video)

Ithaca, N.Y.-- With historically high September temperatures in the high eighties this weekend, many took advantage of summer's stubborn hold on Central New York and sought out their favorite swimming spots. In the Ithaca area, Flat Rock on the Fall Creek near Cornell University drew dozens to froli

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-23 23:03:18

2 Connecticut officers shot by man suspected of shooting wife

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Authorities say two police officers have been shot in Connecticut by a man they suspect shot his wife first. New Haven police spokesman Officer David Hartman says two officers responded to an apparent domestic shooting at a home in the city Saturday morning. When the officers arri

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-23 19:39:04

Ask Amy: They shun stepfather after he attacks 8-year-old

Dear Amy: I am a dad with two children, ages 11 and 8. Three months ago, we were at my mother and stepfather's house for a family cookout. My 8-year-old son was throwing "pops" on the ground (you know - those firecracker things that pop on cement). Well, apparently, my stepfather became angry and lu

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-23 05:19:04

Review: Singles for the week of 9/23

Life and Culture Editor Jake Leary listened to some of the singles that came out this week, here's what he thought of them. "Changes" DeJ Loaf Released Sept. 22 Columbia Records "Changes" was going so well until DeJ Loaf started rapping. The intro is a jazzy '70s showcase of big brass instruments an

THEITHACAN.ORG - 2017-09-23 02:01:52

Cayuga Sound Festival is here: X Ambassadors frontman talks curating his new music festival in Ithaca

If you're not much of a Paul McCartney fan, you can always make a quick jaunt over to Ithaca tomorrow for the inaugural Cayuga Sound Festival, a music festival founded by the native Ithacans in rock band X Ambassadors. X Ambassadors will co-headline the festival at Stewart Park tomorrow night with T

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-22 20:37:12

Charles Tan indicted on federal gun charges

Embed x Share CLOSE VIDEOS: THE CHARLIE TAN MURDER CASE Appellate court considers Tan case | 1:50 Assistant District Attorney, Kelly Wolford and Tan's lawyer, Brian DeCarolis, weigh in on the merits of a retrial for Charles Tan. Max Schulte 1 of 21 Skip in Skip x Embed x Share CLOSE VIDEOS: THE CHA

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 22:37:28

Apples and pumpkins and hayrides, oh my!

Rochester is chock full of fall fun, once you get past the summer-like temperatures. In the last week, our family has been to the beach three times, enjoyed campfires, bike rides, picnics and an outdoor movie night in town. Summer has arrived. Only, it's fall. It's a shame Mother Nature got her seas

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 20:45:57

Gene-altered moth trial in Ontario County raises hopes - and worries

World's first open-air trial of genetically-engineered moth taking place in Geneva By Julie Sherwood jsherwood@messengerpostmedia.com It seems like the stuff of science fiction: Genetically engineering a species to die before it can reproduce. But field tests of a gene-altered type of moth are taki

MPNNOW - 2017-09-22 04:16:11

IC lacks concrete policy regarding controversial speakers

Inviting controversial right-wing figures tospeak on college campuses has becoming more popular. This trend has caused students to protest their ideas, sometimes violently, which has forced some colleges to create policies to handle theses issues. Colleges around the country have been facing protest

THEITHACAN.ORG - 2017-09-21 16:03:05

Helming to host Lyme disease forum

HOPEWELL - State Sen. Pam Helming will host a Sept. 26 public forum on Lyme and tick-borne diseases at Finger Lakes Community College's main campus. The event will start at 6:30 p.m. on Stage 14, which is on the second floor of the student center. Helming is chairperson of the Legislative Commission

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-09-21 20:00:00

Company fires employees who didn't work during Irma. Then, rehires them

Lee Health fired Patricia Ney because she left when Hurricane Irma hit Southwest Florida. Thursday, a supervisor called her, asking if she'd take her job back. Lee Health, the largest employer in Lee County, Fla., is scrambling to rehire the employees it decided to release from duty after they fail

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-22 19:23:52

Explorer and educator to give presentation on global warming and polar thawing

As climate change pushes ice farther north each year, it is spurring talk of a gold rush in the Arctic for natural resources, shipping routes, tourism and fishing in one of earth's last largely unexplored regions. (Aug. 23) AP Will Steger, a polar explorer, educator and environmentalist will give a

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-22 19:13:17

Ask Amy: She wants adult son to step up at home

Dear Amy: My 30-year-old son returned to live at home from several states away. He has a college degree, is handsome charming, and quick-witted. His position with a well-known insurance company ended when the contract ran out. Initially I thought he would be living at home for two or three weeks, bu

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-23 05:24:06

NY leaders head to ravaged Puerto Rico with supplies and 'love' after Hurricane Maria

Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at JFK Airport with state leaders and his daughter before they left for Puerto Rico to view the damage from Hurricane Maria. Joseph Spector, Albany Bureau ALBANY - New York leaders on Friday headed to storm-ravaged Puerto Rico, bringing a plane full o

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-22 15:10:32

HOT, HOT, HOT: Southern Tier enjoying summer-like weather as highs go well into the 80s

As harvest time begins in France, wineries are worried about their output as extreme and unpredictable weather becomes the new 'normal.' Nathan Frandino reports. Video provided by Reuters Newslook Keep the golf clubs in the trunk and consider yanking the swimsuits from the plastic storage cases you

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-22 13:17:24

Enfield resident declares candidacy for Congress

Brian Clasby has officially announced his candidacy for the New York 23rd Congressional District's House of Representatives seat, challenging incumbent Republican Tom Reed. He is running as an independent. Clasby's release states he has lived in Enfield for the majority of his life, went to school

ITHACA.COM - 2017-09-22 17:45:00

Ex-Mafia hit man and turncoat 'Sammy the Bull' released from prison

PHOENIX - Former Mafia hit man and turncoat Salvatore "Sammy the Bull" Gravano has been released from prison after serving most of a 20-year sentence for overseeing an Arizona Ecstasy ring. Gravano, 72, had been serving concurrent terms issued for drug-related convictions on federal charges in New Y

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-21 23:34:14

For moms, mental health is everything

I love my daughter. I don't always love being a mother. I'm exhausted most days. The bulk of the games my 2-year-old demands I play are so boring I could cry. She's diminutive, but still puts me in a firm headlock when I try to leave her room each night. Getting her into the bath is practically a ho

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-21 20:39:35