Ithaca Police Investigating Pair of Burglaries

Ithaca Police Investigating Pair of Burglaries

The Ithaca Police Department is investigating two separate burglaries that occurred during the overnight hours of June 22nd to June 23rd.

June 24th, 6:57 PM EDT by Andrew Kane
American Airlines to End Service to Ithaca

American Airlines to End Service to Ithaca

American Airlines is ending service to and from Ithaca, effective September 7th.

June 22nd, 6:05 PM EDT by Renata Stiehl
American Airlines ending service to Ithaca Tompkins International Airport

American Airlines ending service to Ithaca Tompkins International Airport

ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Starting September 7, American Airlines is ending service to Ithaca Tompkins International Airport, due to the pilot shortage. The company will also stop flying to Islip, New York, Toledo, Ohio and Dubuque, Iowa. Ithaca and the othe

June 22nd, 2:53 AM EDT by Kurt Martone
West End Heights holds grand opening

West End Heights holds grand opening

Ithaca, NY (WENY)-- A brand new affordable housing apartment complex held its grand opening celebrations Tuesday morning in Ithaca. West End Heights, located on 701 W. Court Street, was the creation of Lakeview Health Services, multiple New York State age

June 21st, 3:17 PM EDT by Connor Thompson
Zero Waste Ithaca Hosts Yard Sale

Zero Waste Ithaca Hosts Yard Sale

One person's trash is another's treasure. Zero Waste Ithaca, an Ithaca grassroots community group, hosted a yard sale to reduce waste. This group's mission is to promote zero waste culture and policies in the city.

June 19th, 10:23 PM EDT by Alexandra Deryn
Southside Community Center Health Fair concludes Juneteenth celebration

Southside Community Center Health Fair concludes Juneteenth celebration

ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Southside Community Center concluded its 4-day Juneteenth celebration with a Health Fair Sunday afternoon.

June 19th, 6:39 PM EDT by Sam Shapiro
Cornell Ph.D student invents carbon dioxide filter

Cornell Ph.D student invents carbon dioxide filter

ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Mary Zick, a Ph.D. candidate at Cornell University, along with Dr. Phillip Milner, assistant professor of chemistry and chemical biology at the university, have invented a device that can trap carbon dioxide, a chemical that gets em

June 19th, 4:37 PM EDT by Kurt Martone
Four Suspects Reported in a Theft Outside of Cayuga Heights

Four Suspects Reported in a Theft Outside of Cayuga Heights

Four suspects were reported in a theft outside of Cayuga Heights on Friday. While one of the suspects remains at large, there is no immediate threat.

June 17th, 7:10 PM EDT by Andrew Kane
Ithaca Man Arrested On Weapons Charge

Ithaca Man Arrested On Weapons Charge

An Ithaca man was arrested in Elmira today after allegedly dropping a pistol while running from a traffic stop.

June 15th, 6:55 PM EDT by Andrew Kane
Cornell University rededicates Martha Van Rensselaer Hall

Cornell University rededicates Martha Van Rensselaer Hall

ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) -- After being delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic for over two years, Cornell University held its rededication and ribbon cutting ceremony for Martha Van Rensselaer Hall Friday. The academic building, built more than 90 years ago, was th

June 15th, 4:19 PM EDT by Kurt Martone
Ithaca Police Investigating Incident Involving an Assault With a Weapon

Ithaca Police Investigating Incident Involving an Assault With a Weapon

Ithaca Police is investigating an incident involving an assault with a weapon. The victim was allegedly sprayed in the face by pepper spray and also had an alleged handgun pointed at the victim's face.

June 14th, 6:52 PM EDT by Andrew Kane
Tompkins County Health Department to Hold Booster Vaccine Clinic on June 19th

Tompkins County Health Department to Hold Booster Vaccine Clinic on June 19th

The Tompkins County Health Department will hold a Moderna booster vaccine clinic on Sunday June 19th.

June 13th, 7:33 PM EDT by Andrew Kane
Ithaca Man Sentenced on Gun and Drug Related Charges

Ithaca Man Sentenced on Gun and Drug Related Charges

An Ithaca man was sentenced to two years and nine months in jail for possessing a loaded semi-automatic gun as a prior convicted felon and possessing marijuana with intent to distribute.

June 9th, 7:00 PM EDT by Andrew Kane
Arrests made in Lansing High School threat

Arrests made in Lansing High School threat

LANSING, N.Y. (WENY) -- The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office was called to Lansing High School Tuesday morning after they were alerted to a reported threat by two students. Authorities say it's the second time this June that’s happened.

June 8th, 8:21 PM EDT by Sam Shapiro
Ithaca Police Investigating Stabbing Incident

Ithaca Police Investigating Stabbing Incident

Ithaca Police is investigating a stabbing incident from June 6th that left one person in the hospital.

June 7th, 7:08 PM EDT by Andrew Kane
Two Teenagers in Lansing Charged With Making Threats Against School

Two Teenagers in Lansing Charged With Making Threats Against School

Two more teens have been arrested for allegedly making a "kill list" that included another student. It was the second such threat at the school this month.

June 7th, 7:01 PM EDT by Andrew Kane
NYS Legislature passes Puppy Mill Pipeline Bill banning dog, cat sales in pet stores

NYS Legislature passes Puppy Mill Pipeline Bill banning dog, cat sales in pet stores

ALBANY, N.Y. (WENY) -- The New York State Assembly passed a bill banning the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in pet stores late last week. According to WENY-TV's media partner The Star Gazette, the Senate approved the Puppy Mill Pipeline Bill earlier this

June 7th, 7:54 AM EDT by Katerina Belales
Grand Re-Opening of One World Market in Ithaca

Grand Re-Opening of One World Market in Ithaca

The grand re-opening of One World Market took place today. The market also has a new mural located on the lower floor of the store.

June 6th, 7:36 PM EDT by Andrew Kane
Cafe Dewitt Re-Opens in Ithaca Under New Ownership

Cafe Dewitt Re-Opens in Ithaca Under New Ownership

Cafe Dewitt has officially re-opened in Ithaca under new ownership with a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the occasion.

June 6th, 7:17 PM EDT by Andrew Kane
Ithaca baristas accuse Starbucks of union busting

Ithaca baristas accuse Starbucks of union busting

ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Starbucks is closing its location on College Ave. in Ithaca, citing unsafe working conditions and low customer attendance. Local officials and workers accuse the company of union busting. The coffee giant told its workers Friday tha

June 5th, 10:27 PM EDT by Kurt Martone
Ithaca College Introduces 10th President
Ithaca College Introduces 10th President

Dr. La Jerne Terry Cornish became the 10th president of Ithaca College in the institution's 129 year history.

NYS extends mask mandate to Feb. 10
NYS extends mask mandate to Feb. 10

ALBANY, N.Y. (WENY) -- New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Friday the State will extend its indoor mask mandate for businesses through Feb. 10. Hochul made the announcement during a Long Island press briefing on winter storm emergency preparations, accor

Opponents of Greenidge Plant call for NYS to have moratorium on bitcoin mining
Opponents of Greenidge Plant call for NYS to have moratorium on bitcoin mining

Burdett, NY (WENY)-- Local leaders who live on Seneca Lake, held a press conference on Monday, as the continued to push for New York State to deny the Greenidge Power Plant it's air permit. Joseph Campbell, who is the President of Seneca Lake Guardian, sa

Open letter opposing Cornell University's vaccine mandate receives more than 900 signatures
Open letter opposing Cornell University's vaccine mandate receives more than 900 signatures

An open letter to Cornell University opposing the school's vaccine mandate received over 700 signatures. According to The Ithaca Voice, the letter addresses University President Martha Pollack and the Cornell Board of Trustees. On behalf of 783 students,

Yates County Planning Board votes to not recommend Greenidge site plan
Yates County Planning Board votes to not recommend Greenidge site plan

Torrey, NY (WENY) -- The Yates County Planning Board on Thursday saw an application for a site plan involving a bitcoin mining factory and the plan to build several small facilities next to it.The application, involving the site plan includes building multiple equipment housing units on cement slabs. After much back and forth between the people of Torrey and a lawyer representing Greenidge Generation the board voted to not recommend the site plan for the expansion to the property. The...