Statement of congratulations to ICSD Superintendent Luvelle Brown from Interim President Hunter R. Rawlings III

ITHACA, N.Y. – Today, I celebrate the news that Ithaca City School District (ICSD) Superintendent Dr. Luvelle Brown has been named the 2017 New York State School Superintendent of the Year. Dr. Brown is both a friend and a colleague, and his progressive leadership and collaborative spirit have resulted in a school district that is […]

Pussy Riot, John Doe among music icons to celebrate PunkFest at Cornell

ITHACA, N.Y. – Four generations of punk luminaries – including John Doe and Exene Cervenka, Ian MacKaye, Aaron Cometbus, Shonen Knife, Victoria Ruiz and members of Pussy Riot – will gather at Cornell University Nov. 1-5 for a weeklong celebration of the profound cultural, political and historical impact of punk. Punkfest Cornell will feature film […]

New Cornell Store to open on Ithaca Commons this spring

ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell University, the City of Ithaca and the Downtown Ithaca Alliance today announced that the University will open a Cornell Store on The Ithaca Commons later this spring. The announcement was made earlier today as part of a Cornell University-sponsored regional conference on town-gown economic development held at Coltivare in downtown Ithaca. The […]

Local climate summit delegates share experience with Ithaca community

WHAT: COP21: Reflections on the Historic Climate Agreement WHEN:  Wednesday, Feb. 3, 7:15 p.m. WHERE: Borg Warner Room, Tompkins Co. Public Library, Ithaca MEDIA: The event is free and open to the public. Media members are asked to RSVP to Daryl Lovell in Cornell’s Media Relations Office at 607-254-4799 or   ITHACA, N.Y. – […]

Stewart Avenue closed between State Street and Campus Road

Firefighters are battling an early morning, multi-building fire on the 400-block of Stewart Avenue in the City of Ithaca.  Police are instructing all motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians to avoid the section of Stewart Avenue between State Street and Campus Road, which is now closed to all traffic except emergency vehicles. No injuries have been reported […]