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
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
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.