Latino Civic Association leader turns himself in after Ithaca police investigate stolen funds

Latino Civic Association leader turns himself in after Ithaca police investigate stolen funds

The president of the Latino Civic Association of Tompkins County turned himself in at Ithaca Police Department headquarters this morning following an investigation into theft of funds from the organization's bank accounts. Micah Martorell is charged with grand larceny in the third degree, a class D felony.

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Ithaca named healthiest metro area in New York State

Ithaca named healthiest metro area in New York State

How healthy is Ithaca? According to 24/7 Wall St, it's the healthiest city in New York State.

"Notably, Ithaca is home not only to several colleges and universities, but also to a well educated population," says the feature. "Higher levels of education are associated with better employment and higher incomes, which together tend to support healthier lifestyles."

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Ithaca Firefighters rescue two stranded rock climbers at Ithaca Falls on Tuesday

Ithaca Firefighters rescue two stranded rock climbers at Ithaca Falls on Tuesday

Two climbers who ignored warning signs to stay on marked trails and tried to scale the rock wall next to Ithaca Falls had to be rescued on Tuesday afternoon.

Firefighters rappel down to rescue two climbers at Ithaca Falls. Photo courtesy of IFD.Firefighters rappel down to rescue two climbers at Ithaca Falls. Photo courtesy of IFD.The Ithaca Fire Department says firefighters were called to the scene when two people were trapped halfway up. Crews closed off Stewart Avenue to allow unimpeded access, and then personnel rappelled down to the stranded climbers.

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Community and Cornell officials will gather for second annual BEAR Walk street fair in Collegetown

Community and Cornell officials will gather for second annual BEAR Walk street fair in Collegetown

Tuesday evening is the second annual BEAR Walk in Collegetown, a street fair and door-to-door walk that aims to bring together students and full-time residents of this Ithaca neighborhood that's adjacent to the Cornell University campus.

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Living Yoga Farm in Lansing offers last-week-of-summer program for kids

Living Yoga Farm in Lansing offers last-week-of-summer program for kids

There's one last week of summer vacation before Labor Day Weekend heralds the return to school for New York's kids. If you've run out of things to do with the kids, the Living Yoga Farm has you covered!

Living Yoga Farm. Photo provided.Living Yoga Farm. Photo provided.This beautiful new facility in Lansing is offering a week-long program from August 31st through September 4th, 9am to 3:30pm each day, for ages 6-12, with groups divided into age ranges 6-9 and 9-12.

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Sears and Auntie Anne's returning to Shops at Ithaca Mall this fall

Sears and Auntie Anne's returning to Shops at Ithaca Mall this fall

Two familiar names are returning to the Shops at Ithaca Mall. Construction is under way on a new Sears Hometown Store location and an Auntie Anne's pretzel shop, both scheduled to open this fall.

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Bravissimi! In 24-hour Giving Is Gorges fundraiser, over 100 non-profits benefit from over $100K in donations

Bravissimi! In 24-hour Giving Is Gorges fundraiser, over 100 non-profits benefit from over $100K in donations

Smash success! As of midnight, 119 separate non-profit organizations in the Ithaca area had taken in a total of over $110,000 thanks to 974 donors who participated in the day-long Giving Is Gorges fundraising event.

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SUNY Cortland students display repugnant welcome for freshman women

SUNY Cortland students display repugnant welcome for freshman women

An incident at Old Dominion University last week drew lots of negative attention, but some SUNY Cortland students must've thought it wasn't that offensive. Students arriving on campus today were greeted by a banner at an off-campus house that read, "Freshman Daughter Drop-Off."

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Detour: Route 13 closed near Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport, says Tompkins County

Detour: Route 13 closed near Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport, says Tompkins County

Route 13 is closed from Route 366 to Hanshaw Road northeast of Ithaca, according to Tompkins County emergency services.

The closure, announced shortly before 2:30pm, is due to a motor vehicle collision near the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport, and is expected to last up to two hours. A reader tells us the collision took place at the intersection of Route 13 and Lower Creek Road.

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With over 120 non-profits registered, Ithaca is set for first Giving Is Gorges fundraising day

With over 120 non-profits registered, Ithaca is set for first Giving Is Gorges fundraising day

It's a simple fact of life: non-profits need to raise money to keep doing what they do. Some fundraising approaches are better than others, and in recent years, social media has taken a large role in raising awareness as well as funds.

That's one of the driving forces behind Giving Is Gorges, a 24-hour online challenge that organizers hope will help dozens of local non-profits reach potential donors, as well as remind their existing supporters.

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