Annual Southside Juneteenth Festival

Annual Southside Juneteenth Festival

ITHACA, N.Y(WENY)-- Every June 15th, the Southside Community Center holds their annual Juneteenth block party festival. The day is full of live music, great food, dancing, and much more. 

Safe Injection Sites Back on the Table this Month

Safe Injection Sites Back on the Table this Month

ITHACA, N.Y.(WENY)-- With in the next week of June 2019, the New York State Legislature is going to be deciding whether or not they will allow the trial run of safe injection, or now known as consumption sites in New York City and the City of Ithaca. Both cities have been putting up fights for these sites to be tried out, due to the success rates in other countries.

Homeless man in Ithaca accused of shoplifting chainsaws, threatening employee with hatchet

Homeless man in Ithaca accused of shoplifting chainsaws, threatening employee with hatchet

Police eventually tracked down the suspect to the homeless encampment area known locally as "The Jungle". Police say they found several of the stolen items, and the suspect was identified. $1,300 worth of merchandise was recovered.

Giving is Gorges in Tompkins County

Giving is Gorges in Tompkins County

ITHACA, N.Y.(WENY)-- Giving is Gorges is an annual marathon donation event Tompkins County puts on for a 24 hour long span. The vent is usually exclusively online donations only, but this year some of the nonprofits took to the streets of Ithaca to get the word out about donating.

Taste of The Nation 30th Anniversary Event at Ithaca College

Taste of The Nation 30th Anniversary Event at Ithaca College

ITHACA, N.Y.(WENY)--For 30 consecutive years, Taste of the Nation has been raising money for the No Kid Hungry campaign, working to end childhood hunger.