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.
Senior Farmer’s Market Coupons will be available for pickup from the Office for the Aging starting Tuesday, July 7, 2020, the office announced on Thursday. A table will be set up outside the office at 214 West Martin Luther King Jr. Street, Ithaca every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9…
Even while playing out in the shadow of the larger State Assembly primary, the District Attorney’s race has been the far more fiery of the two contests— and in fairness, has crossed the line into rather ugly territory on more than one occasion. Perhaps that could have been predicted, as the …
With Democratic primary elections being held for City of Ithaca Judge, Tompkins County District Attorney and the New York State 125th Assembly District, there was always going to be high interest in this year’s June elections.
Tompkins County Legislator Anna Kelles has returned $4,500 in campaign donations from a local development team after encountering campaign ethics questions regarding a letter she sent to the Department of Transportation in support of the City Harbor project earlier this month.
At least a hundred or so people packed themselves into and around the Bernie Milton Pavilion on Friday to not only celebrate Juneteenth – a national commemoration of the end of when slaves in Texas learned of their freedom two years after the Emancipation Proclamation – but to also continue …
On Friday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo made history when he signed into law a batch of police reforms that had quickly moved through the State Assembly and Senate in the wake of nationwide protests against racist police violence.
Today's numbers from the Tompkins County Health Department show a continued slow-down of positive tests and another recovery from coronavirus. There have still been no deaths of county residents.
Local attorney Sujata Gibson is bringing a message of outside-the-box change to a State Assembly race that has focused on local progressivism with a batch of candidates almost universally otherwise already involved in politics.
Prominent Black locals took to the airwaves on Monday night to discuss what’s on everyone’s mind: the logical steps that can be taken during the wave of recent protests against police violence, in a town hall-style broadcast on Ithaca radio station WRFI.
After completion of renovations late last month at 227 S. Geneva Street, residents of the unit have been able to move back into their homes. The unit is part of a much larger 29-unit scattered site project called Cayuga Flats, owned and operated by local affordable housing developer Ithaca N…
The Tompkins County DMV location in Ithaca will resume in-person interactions by appointment starting Monday, June 15.
Tompkins County Legislator Anna Kelles picked up another notable endorsement on Thursday when Zephyr Teachout, a lawyer, activist and former progressive candidate for statewide office, tweeted her support for Kelles' campaign on Thursday.
As the election nears, Cortland County Legislator Beau Harbin knows he might not be as well known a name to those in Tompkins County as some of his opponents who work in local politics here, but Harbin is hoping his record in Cortland County and his outreach efforts here have generated some …
Area high schools have adjusted in a variety of ways to public gathering limitations and social distancing guidelines to create the kind of safe but memorable but send-off seniors expect after finishing up four long years of study. This year’s “pandemic class” will celebrate their graduatio…
One hundred fifty individuals have recovered from COVID-19 after two more were reported by the Tompkins County Health Department on Wednesday.
An idea that started as a small fundraiser by a group of local middle schoolers to make a month-long public statement supporting the Black Lives Matter movement has evolved into a larger way to support anti-racist groups and black-owned businesses and organizations in the area.
With just two weeks left until the primary election, incumbent Tompkins County District Attorney Matt Van Houten and challenger Ed Kopko traded blows in a fiery debate held on community radio station WRFI.
After eclipsing 10,000 negative test results on Friday June 5, Tompkins County has now recorded more than 11,000 negative test results following this past weekend – 11,203 to be precise.
Tompkins County has now recorded more than 10,000 negative test results – 10,155 – according to the health department's June 5 report.