Ithaca College to test campus sirens Thursday
ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Ithaca College will test their outdoor warning sirens Thursday at Noon. The college advises that residents in the area will likely hear the siren tone and a loudspeaker announcing that it is just a test. Ithaca College says the test
Community outreach opportunities for NYS students expanding to more universities
A grant program that supports Cornell University students looking to make a difference is expanding beyond the campus, as two more New York universities will be able to provide their students with a chance to make a difference.
More than $250,000 awarded to projects in Tompkins and Cortland Counties to support local invasive species prevention projects
It was announced on Tuesday that over $250,00 in state funding has been awarded to Tompkins and Cortland Counties to support local invasive species prevention projects.
Local audiology practice sold to Timeless Hearing
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Southern Tier Audiology, based in Elmira, along with its parent company Cortland Hearing Aids, have been sold to Timeless Hearing. "I couldn’t ask for a better situation to step into, and I take seriously the responsibility to
Statewide grants given out to support invasive species prevention
ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) -- New York State has given out almost $3 million in grants to support invasive species prevention projects statewide. Some of that money is going to the Tompkins County Soil and Water Conservation District to prevent the spread of inv
Tompkins Co. Legislator eyes Sen. Lea Webb's seat
ENDICOTT, N.Y. (WENY) -- Mike Sigler, who has been a Tompkins County Legislator for 14 years, announced Wednesday he is running as a Republican for New York's 52nd Senate District. Lea Webb, a Democrat who currently holds the seat, won re-election in 2022
Roadblock Continues in Horseheads as NYSP, FBI, Local Authorities Remove Hazardous Materials
3PM UPDATE 11/14/23 -- Horseheads and New York State Police have re-opened a portion of the closed off area near Hanover Square. South Main Street is now open, from the square to John Street.
Cornell University Student in custody after allegedly posting anti-Semitic threats
21-year-old Patrick Dai was arrested Monday and is now in the custody of the Broome County Sheriff's office. Students are still grappling with the violent, Anti-Semitic messages posted to an online forum over the last weekend in October.
The First Congregational Church of Ithaca offers sanctuary to immigrants seeking asylum
As the migrant crisis unfolds across the country, one local church is taking in a family of asylum seekers. The FCCI held a press conference to introduce the sanctuary guests, who are going through the legal channels to gain asylum in the United States.
Local mental health advocates bring awareness to rising depression, suicide rates
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- A new survey published by Gallup revealed an alarming rise in depression among Americans. According to the survey, 29% of adults said they have been diagnosed with depression at some point in their lives. Another 17.8% are depressed
Ithaca police say the victim of the March 20th shooting has died from their injuries.
Dr. La Jerne Terry Cornish became the 10th president of Ithaca College in the institution's 129 year history.
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
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
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,
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...