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Strosahl secures narrow victory in primary

In a vote of 129 to 115, Candor Town Supervisor candidate William Strosahl won the Republican primary election against current Town Supervisor Bob Riggs Sept. 12. Incumbent Candor Town Council Member George Williams and newcomer Patricia Reichert won slots on the Republican ticket with 181 and 162 v

ITHACA.COM - 2017-09-26 19:17:00

Candor Fire House celebrates 25 years

The Candor community came together Sept. 16 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Candor Firehouse on Route 96, sharing memories, old photos and cake in honor of the building's construction. The fire station works with its sister station in Weltonville to cover the 95-square-mile Candor Fire Dist

ITHACA.COM - 2017-09-26 19:31:00

Second person facing charges in Sheshequin chase incident

SAYRE - A second person is now facing charges in connection with a high-speed chase that occurred in Sheshequin Township last month where the suspect fled on foot, but was later found in Sayre. Pennsylvania State Police said 23-year-old Jonathan D. Miller will be charged with hindering apprehension

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-26 08:30:00

Lady Tigers whip out brooms against Newfield

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MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-26 08:30:00

Strangers make teen with special needs a birthday to remember

Loving mom Marla Rosenblum put out a call on social media asking people to send her special needs daughter, Aubree, keychains for her 16th birthday. Strangers from all over the world have come through to make Aubree's birthday extra special. Humankind SIMI VALLEY, Ca. -- Aubree Rosenblum has alread

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-26 11:17:00

Andreatta: A frat bro rolls over on Charlie Tan

Two years after not being convicted for fatally shooting his father, Charlie Tan, is now in federal court facing several charges including a weapons charge. (Sept. 23, 2017) Tina MacIntyre-Yee Charlie Tan has a tattoo on his left arm that reads "NON SIBI," a Latin phrase meaning "not for self" that

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-26 18:44:38

Father and son pair from Oneonta arrested for multiple drug charges, police say

There are several types of alcohol and drug-related violations in New York State. Here's what they mean, according to the New York State DMV. Maggie Gilroy / Staff video A father-son duo, both of Oneonta, were arrested for several drug charges, police say. Officials say Michael L. Ward, 45, was dri

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-26 16:33:58

Former New York Senate leader Dean Skelos' conviction overturned

ALBANY - A federal appeals court Tuesday overturned the corruption conviction of former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, who was found guilty by a jury in late 2015. Joseph Spector, Albany Bureau ALBANY -- Former state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos' felony fraud conviction and five-year pri

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-26 15:40:32

Suspicious package investigated on West Seneca Street

Ithaca Police have released an update to yesterday's investigation of a suspicious package on West Seneca Street. Just before 2 p.m., officers responded to a "commercial business" in the 600 block of West Seneca Street after a report of a suspicious package that had been delivered to the business.

ITHACA.COM - 2017-09-26 19:00:00

San Juan mayor on Trump tweets: 'You don't put debt above people'

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yuln Cruz on Tuesday lauded FEMA efforts in hurricane-battered Puerto Rico and dismissed President Trump's tweets about the nation's massive debt as unrelated to the island's deepening humanitarian crisis. "Make no mistake, there is a humanitarian crisis," Cruz told CNN. "There

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-26 12:55:21

Review: Silly sequences squander sequel's suspense

"Kingsman: The Golden Circle" opens with an intense action sequence that features Eggsy Unwin (Taron Egerton) being confronted by Charlie Hesketh (Edward Holcroft), who is one of the rejected Kingsman recruits from the first movie. He confronts Eggsy in a taxi andpulls a gun on him. He throws Charli

THEITHACAN.ORG - 2017-09-26 16:19:52

Commentary: Mental health needs to be addressed in LGBT community

Isabella Colello Sophomore August Miguez writes that law enforcement officers must be better trained to deal with mental health issues, and that the media needs to be more respectful of LGBT individuals. For many college students, this week has been difficult. Some of us are getting more involve

THEITHACAN.ORG - 2017-09-26 16:03:03

Suspicious package left at Planned Parenthood deemed safe by police

A package, originally viewed as suspicious, that was left at Planned Parenthood Monday afternoon was found to be safe by police. Upon arrival at Planned Parenthood, officers examined the outside of the package and closed off the area, police said. An examination of the package by an Ithaca Police K9

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-26 16:49:08

Inn at Taughannock Presents a New Plan

After being denied the necessary variance requests to add a substantial addition to the property next to the original Inn at Taughannock building, owner Carl Mazzocone is back again with a new plan for the garden space along Gorge Road. The new plan is simple: no new buildings, no cupolas, no varian

ITHACA.COM - 2017-09-26 10:30:00

A discovery in the mountains could lead to big things for apple genetics

With about 41 different types of apple growing in New York State and 700 or so growers working to cultivate them, it's easy to assume the fruit is something distinctly and purely New York, one of our state's culinary signatures as iconic as salt potatoes, chicken spiedies and the garbage plate. Wit

ITHACA.COM - 2017-09-26 10:00:00

Handwerker's new exhibition is simple and powerful

There's something to be said about superb simplicity, art shows that are neither intensely analytical nor vapid. Successful simplicity requires a certain amount of clarity in thought and execution that, while potentially complex in its creation, somehow comes off as straightforward, recognizable and

ITHACA.COM - 2017-09-26 10:00:00

Yonkers police officer shot in the face during a car stop: authorities

Yonkers Police and area law enforcement departments, investigate a crime scene along Park Hill Avenue in the city, after a female police officer was shot during a car stop with two suspicious males. Mark Vergari/lohud YONKERS - A city police officer was shot in the jaw Monday night during a car sto

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-26 01:44:25

Opinion: Bringing human rights home again to Tompkins County

YOUR LOCAL NEWS IS MADE POSSIBLE BY SUPPORT FROM This opinion piece was written by Karen Baer, director of the Tompkins County Office of Human Rights. It was NOT written by The Ithaca Voice. ... click here to submit community announcements directly to The Voice, or contact us at [email protected] Fo

ITHACAVOICE.COM - 2017-09-26 07:00:00

'Phenomenal' response to first Cayuga Sound Festival

ITHACA, N.Y. - Does Ithaca have room for more festivals? The turnout and response for the first Cayuga Sound Festival seems to say "Yes." More than 4,000 people turned out for the festival, which took over Ithaca's Stewart Park on Saturday. Nationally recognized bands like X Ambassadors and The Root

ITHACAVOICE.COM - 2017-09-26 07:00:00

Health department searches for dog to rule out rabies

The Tompkins County Health Department is searching for a grey-brown pit bull or pit bull mix that bit a person at around 1 p.m. Saturday on Dryden Road in Dryden. The department seeks to verify vaccination status and health of the biting dog over a ten-day period, health officials said. If the dog c

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-26 11:58:18