Tag Archives: Tompkins County

Town of Ithaca considers removing IC from fire district

By Breana Cacciotti

ITHACA, NY – After years of providing the entirety of Ithaca College with fire protection services, the Town of Ithaca wants to cut back.

The Town has been trying to get the college to make a contribution to the town for the past few years to help cover the cost of fire protection services, but Town Supervisor Bill Goodman says the college won’t agree to contribute.

The Town of Ithaca pays $3.2 million to the City of Ithaca to contract their fire department and about 25 percent of service calls go to the college’s campus, according to Goodman.

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Third Annual Ithaca Fringe Festival

April 17, 2016

The Ithaca Fringe Festival came to town this past week. Reporter Breana Cacciotti has more on how this festival features unique forms of emerging art.

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Ithaca YMCA Healthy Kids Day

April 10, 2016

Kids of all ages came out to the YMCA of Tompkins County for their Annual Healthy Kids Day Event. Reporter Breana Cacciotti has more on how the event helped kids learn about their health and fitness.

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Cold Weather Threatens Farmers

April 3, 2016

Cold winter temperatures this week could mean bad news for local farmers. Reporter Breana Cacciotti has more on the impact it will have on produce.

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TCAT Pushes for Funding

March 27, 2016

Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, better known as TCAT in Ithaca, wants it’s riders to advocate to state legislators for more funding. Reporter Breana Cacciotti has more on the push for funds.

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Community Supported Agriculture Fair

March 6, 2016

Ithaca residents had the chance to meet local farmers and pre-purchase their produce this past Saturday. Reporter Breana Cacciotti has more on how it benefits both farmers and the community.

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Cornell Greenhouse Reopens

February 28, 2016

Do you want an escape from the cold winter air? Reporter Breana Cacciotti has more on how that’s possible with the reopening of Cornell University’s Liberty Hyde Bailey Conservatory Greenhouse.

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