Cornell University issued its Student Behavioral Compact for all undergraduate, graduate and professional students for the 2020–2021 academic year in hopes of mitigating the spread of COVID-19.
Tompkins County Public Health Department has issued a letter recommending the closing of recreation areas in the county that use shared equipment. The letter was signed and dated today by Public Health Director Frank Kruppa.
Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit (TCAT) has announced the start of its summer service routes, as well as the extension of its no-fare rides until June 30 in reaction to the coronavirus outbreak.
Ithaca mayor Svante Myrick was one of 27 mayors from small and large cities across the nation to sign an opinion piece published in the Washington Post on July 24 that proposed restructuring the country's housing system as a starting point for ending systemic racism.
The Tompkins County Health Department has announced that five more positive tests have been returned in the county, signaling a continuing upward trend in coronavirus cases in July.
Wednesday's numbers update from the Tompkins County Health Department shows another three positive cases of coronavirus, although one more person has now recovered and tested negative for the virus.
Following a review process, Ithaca College's Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Wednesday that it will be suspending all fall athletic competition for the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
SUNY Cortland's football season has been postponed after its affiliate conference, Empire 8, announced that it will postpone the sport's 2020 fall season. The postponement of the Red Dragon's season means that all of the games on their 2020 schedule have been cancelled, including the 62nd Co…
At the end of last week, public health officials in Seneca County were warning residents about a potential novel coronavirus exposure at two auctions in the town of Romulus.
The Tompkins County Health Department's newest daily update shows that there are now 28 active cases in the county after four more people tested positive for the coronavirus over the last day. While a rise in cases continues, it has slowed slightly with now five new cases discovered in the l…
Now that the 2019–2020 academic year is over, the focus for school districts county-wide is on what the structure of the 2020–2021 academic year will look like and how accommodate students, teachers and families with the COVID-19 outbreak.
No new COVID-19 cases were reported by the Tompkins County Health Department on July 16 after the county has seen a significant increase in positive cases since the beginning of the week.
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) announced on July 16 that the start date for the fall sports season has been pushed back to Sept. 21 and the regional and state championship tournaments are cancelled as well.
The Tompkins County Health Department reported on July 11 that a non-customer facing employee at GreenStar has tested positive for COVID-19.
The Tompkins County Health Department issued a health advisory stating that new cases of COVID-19 have been reported from social gatherings during the Fourth of July weekend.
For most restaurants that have chosen to stay open following the stay-at-home order and social-distancing laws passed down March 22, new and creative adjustments are being tested on menus, hours and inventory in order to attract and maintain a steady flow of business. Here’s a shortlist of h…
Every high school student looks forward to their senior year, when they will be the “top dogs” with many special activities – prom, senior trip, graduation itself, and often an all-night post-graduation chem-free party at a special venue. The Class of 2020 missed out on many of those special…
Like the majority of the local school districts, the COVID-19 outbreak forced the Newfield Central School District to alter its plans for the graduation ceremony of the class of 2020.
With some restructuring and maneuvering, The Trumansburg Central School District was able to hold an in-person commencement ceremony for the class of 2020 on June 29.
On more than one occasion in this newspaper the uniqueness of downtown Ovid has been reported. It has a grocery store in the Big M, locally owned and operated; The Three Bears Complex, historic as it is an important local landmark; and The Edith B. Ford Memorial Library, which serves as a ce…
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