18 hrs ago
Mars rover clocking up the mileage
It's not exactly been at Olympic gold medal pace, but Nasa's Mars rover Opportunity that landed on the Red Planet in 2004 has set an extraterrestrial distance record and is within sight of completing its first marathon.
21 hrs ago
Silicon Ivy: How Cornell Is Prepping Young Entrepreneurs
Jake Reisch, then a junior at Cornell University , sketched out his idea for Audiarchy, a company that would rent headsets for trendy silent discos .
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Second Kitchen Theatre Yard Sale Set for 8/2
One more chance to purchase treasures from the Kitchen Theatre Company on Saturday, August 2nd from 10am to 1pm.
'The Bachelorette': Andi Dorfman picks Syracuse native's son -- but who's the next Bachelor?
In this image released by ABC, Josh Murray, right, talks with Andi Dorman during filming for ABC's popular romance reality series, "The Bachelorette," in Agoura Hills, Calif.
The Brattleboro Reformer
As we soak up the dog days of summer in our lush verdant valley, it's easy to get dreamy while feasting on ripe and delicious crops, encircled by wide-open blue skies, and graced with warm temps and cool flowing waters.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
The Beaumont Enterprise
Incubator farms nurture agriculture entrepreneurs
Surik Mehrabyan, a physicist from Armenia, spades soil to make a raised bed for growing potatoes on his quarter-acre plot at the Groundswell Center incubator farm in Ithaca, N.Y., on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
"From the best-selling author of The Emperor of Ocean Park and The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln-a new novel of terrific suspense and surprise: a brilliant amalgam of fact and fiction about a young black woman on whom the outcome of the Cuban Missile Crisis depends.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Ithaca woman charged with DWI after driving car into swamp
Tompkins County 911 received a call reporting an erratic driver, with a road barrel stuck under the vehicle, in the parking lot of Shurfine Grocery on Trumans Road in Ulysses.
Cornell's Pillsbury Institute Wins Coleman Foundation Entrepreneurship Fellows Program Grant
Cornell University School of Hotel Administration 149 Statler Hall Ithaca, NY 14853-6902 United States Tollfree: 800.257.2228 Phone: +1 607-255-6376 Fax: +1 607-255-9540 Visit Website The Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship at Cornell University will expand its programs in entrepreneurial studies, thanks to a grant from the Coleman ... (more)
Tue Jul 22, 2014
My Pet World:
Feline heart disease and a fatal illness called feline infectious peritonitis are two of the most devastating diseases in cats.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Wall Street Journal
On the Ropes: Seeing New York City Up Close
Dangling from ropes, Berta de Miguel looks perfectly at ease climbing high on the exterior of Manhattan's Municipal Building, a 40-story structure across the street from City Hall.
Dramatic rope rescue as IFD team saves 12-year-old boy after a fall in Lansing
A 12-year-old boy who fell partway down a 300-foot cliff in Lansing was rescued Monday afternoon by the Ithaca Fire Department rope rescue team.
Rainy Day at The Ithaca park
Crossing paths with the Circuit BMX crew , in Ithaca New York, we snapped a few shots of the crew amidst rain drops, Gary Ginch, Henneseey, Eric Holladay, John Tillman, Ziggy dude Mystery Mark, the Gazeeggel and more! Vic Bettencourt is the man! Ithaca is Gorges!
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Aurora Street reopens to traffic four weeks after Simeon's disaster
After nearly four weeks, the 100 block of North Aurora Street has reopened to traffic after being closed in the wake of the truck accident that damaged Simeon's on the Commons and took the life of bartender Amanda Bush.
NRP/Better Housing Clears Hurdle for West Hill Project
Following the recommendation of two of its committees, the Legislature, after two hours of thoughtful discussion, approved a new process for consideration potential development of the remaining County-owned portion of the Biggs property on Harris B. Dates Drive.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Photographer Answers 'Why Go Out?'
An a reception with photographer Martin R. Miller highlighted an exhibition of his landscapes Tuesday at the Lansing Community Library.
Rescue crews hoist man to safety after he plunges into gorge in Danby
The man plunged into the gorge behind his property near the 100 block of Comfort Road in the Town of Danby.
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Ithaca committee advances stormwater plan
A plan to create a special utility for stormwater management and a system of fees to pay for it passed a key Ithaca Common Council committee Wednesday over pleas by Cornell University representatives for more credit for its own runoff-management improvements.