Running of the Elves

Running of the Elves

TOMPKINS COUNTY, N.Y.(WENY)--  The YMCA of Ithaca and Tompkins County held their annual running of the elves early on Saturday morning. This year for the first time, the 5k took place at the Cornell Business and Technology Park by the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport, giving the runners a safer location. 

December 7th, 1:10 PM EST by Christina Episcopo
Festival of Lights in Downtown Ithaca

Festival of Lights in Downtown Ithaca

ITHACA, N.Y.(WENY)--  The festival will run for 11 days with not only interactive sculptures, but fun activities each day. 

December 6th, 12:28 PM EST by Christina Episcopo
Lawmakers urge MLB to save local minor league teams

Lawmakers urge MLB to save local minor league teams

More members of Congress are ready to play ball. Not actual baseball. But the political battle underway on Capitol Hill to save Minor League Baseball teams at risk of losing their affiliation with Major League Baseball.

December 5th, 3:17 PM EST by Matt Knoedler
Scholars called by Democrats testify Trump's actions include impeachable offenses

Scholars called by Democrats testify Trump's actions include impeachable offenses

The impeachment inquiry took a more technical turn on Wednesday as legal scholars took the stand.

December 4th, 6:21 PM EST by Matt Knoedler
24 Hour Kettle Challenge

24 Hour Kettle Challenge

TOMPKINS COUNTY, N.Y.(WENY)-- A worker with the Ithaca Salvation Army will be ringing a bell for 24 consecutive hours attempting to raise $20,000. 

December 4th, 4:11 PM EST by Christina Episcopo
Reed offers insulin manufacturers a deal to cut rising costs

Reed offers insulin manufacturers a deal to cut rising costs

The bill would reduce the price of most insulin products by more than 75 percent, from an average of $300 a vial, to its 2006 price of just $68 a vial.

December 3rd, 3:38 PM EST by Matt Knoedler
Three injured after car crashes into plow truck in Town of Ithaca

Three injured after car crashes into plow truck in Town of Ithaca

 Three people were injured after a car collided with a plow truck Monday morning in the Town of Ithaca. 

December 2nd, 12:29 PM EST by Caitlin Murphy
25 Year Old Time Capsule Unveiled at the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport

25 Year Old Time Capsule Unveiled at the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport

TOMPKINS COUNTY, N.Y.(WENY)-- After hiding in one of the terminal walls for over 25 years, the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport recently unveiled a time capsule from 1994. 

November 28th, 6:12 PM EST by Christina Episcopo
Florida man caught with gun in bag at upstate NY airport

Florida man caught with gun in bag at upstate NY airport

Both times, he claimed he didn’t know he had his gun with him.

November 28th, 12:08 AM EST
Cayuga Health Demonstrates Robotic Tools For Students

Cayuga Health Demonstrates Robotic Tools For Students

ITHACA, N.Y.(WENY)-- Cayuga Health Systems recently started using robotic machines to assist them in different forms of surgeries. The health system brought this new technology to TST BOCES Wednesday morning, for kids to get a hands on look at what the future of medicine holds.  

November 20th, 6:56 PM EST by Christina Episcopo
Tompkins County Emergency Services Run Crisis Simulations

Tompkins County Emergency Services Run Crisis Simulations

TOMPKINS COUNTY, N.Y.(WENY)-- A crisis can occur at time and because of this, Tompkins County emergency services were put through rigorous training this week to prepare for any situation. Since Monday, the teams were put through 40 hours of training and going over different forms of crises, so they will be ready for any situation they are presented with. 

November 14th, 6:58 PM EST by Christina Episcopo