Ithaca police nab car thief after high-speed chase through city's southside

Ithaca police nab car thief after high-speed chase through city's southside

Ithaca police say 53-year-old David Manzi of Syracuse is in custody after leading police on a high-speed chase through city streets and crashing into a police car, injuring three IPD officers. Manzi allegedly stole the vehicle he was driving from the parking lot at the Hess gas station on Elmira Road.

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Reprieve for Ithaca airport control tower as FAA delays cuts to June

Reprieve for Ithaca airport control tower as FAA delays cuts to June

The Federal Aviation Administration has delayed its plans to cut staff funding for air traffic controllers in the wake of Federal spending cuts known collectively as a "sequester." The staff cuts, now delayed at least until mid-June, would have effectively shuttered control towers at 149 small and regional airports beginning this Sunday.

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Sunny weather a good omen as Farmers Markets return outdoors this week

Sunny weather a good omen as Farmers Markets return outdoors this week

This week's sunshine is a good sign as the Ithaca Farmers Market opens its season at Steamboat Landing this Saturday. Unless you prefer those quiet, crowd-free days so you can have each vendor's undivided attention, partly sunny and a high around 50 sounds pretty good after three months of indoor markets at The Space.

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Cornell wrestler arrested Tuesday on first-degree rape charges

Cornell wrestler arrested Tuesday on first-degree rape charges

Cornell senior Pete Mesko, a member of the Big Red wrestling squad, has been arrested and arraigned in Ithaca City Court on a charge of first degree rape. The Ithaca Police Department says Mesko was arrested Tuesday following an investigation into an early-morning incident Saturday.

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Cayuga Heights police phone lines down

Cayuga Heights police phone lines down

The Cayuga Heights Police Department says their phone lines are temporarily down. Normally, residents calling about non-emergency needs can call CHPD at 607-257-1011.

They say area residents who need to contact the police during the telephone outage can reach them via the Village Clerk's office at 607-257-1238 for non-emergency calls. As always, residents with an emergency should call 911.

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Cornell wrestler Kyle Dake makes history with fourth national championship

Cornell wrestler Kyle Dake makes history with fourth national championship

Cornell senior Kyle Dake made history tonight, winning a fourth national championship in four years with Big Red Wrestling. It's just the third time in history a wrestler has won four national championships, but the first time ever in four different weight classes.

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Greek Peak ski resort introduces new owners after reorganization

Greek Peak ski resort introduces new owners after reorganization

Greek Peak Ski Resort, which sought bankruptcy protection after its lender, Tennessee Commerce Bank, was closed by the FDIC, announced today that Marc Stemerman and John Meier will be the resort's new owners. A bankruptcy judge approved the Elmira businessmen's 6.76 million dollar bid yesterday.

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City will close Seneca Way in Downtown Ithaca for most of next week to install water service

City will close Seneca Way in Downtown Ithaca for most of next week to install water service

The City of Ithaca says Seneca Way, the curved block joining East State Street and East Seneca Street in Downtown Ithaca, will be closed next Monday through Thursday as DPW Water & Sewer Division crews install water service for the new Seneca Way Apartments project.

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School districts alert parents to suspicious person in Lansing and Groton areas

School districts alert parents to suspicious person in Lansing and Groton areas

School superintendents from the Lansing Central School District and Groton Central School sent letters to parents this week alerting them that a white male in his early twenties driving a blue sedan has slowed his car or approached elementary school students.

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23rd annual Educational Technology Day at Ithaca College this Thursday

23rd annual Educational Technology Day at Ithaca College this Thursday

This Thursday, March 21st, Ithaca College will host its annual Educational Technology Day, a showcase of office, classroom, and consumer technology. The event, which runs from 9am-4pm at Ithaca College's Campus Center, is free and open to the public.

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