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Update: One fatality, multiple injuries in gorge crash on Route 89 Friday

Update: The victim of the crash has been identified as Ellamae McLaughlin, a fourth-grader in the South Seneca Central School District. The district confirmed the death on its Facebook page. Original story: COVERT, N.Y.—A car crash Friday evening claimed the life of one person and left several others injured. The Trumansburg Fire Department and Seneca […]

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Hangar Theatre announces three shows for summer season

This is a community announcement from the Hangar Theatre. It was not written by The Ithaca Voice. To submit community announcements, please send them to Matt Butler at The Hangar Theatre is thrilled to announce a 3-show mainstage lineup for the 2023 Summer Season, featuring uplifting and timely stories that illuminate artistic passion, family, […]

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Ithaca man pleads guilty to manslaughter in 2021 killing of Alan Godfrey

ITHACA, N.Y.—In an emotional courtroom Thursday afternoon, William L. Marshall pleaded guilty to the July 2021 killing of Alan Godfrey, bringing some resolution to a case that has loomed with nearly no available details for 19 months. Marshall pleaded guilty to one charge of first-degree manslaughter, admitting that he “intended to cause the death of […]

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Referendum may be necessary if elected office vacancy reform act moves forward

ITHACA, N.Y.—More twists and turns have come into view on the path that a potential law would take to reform the way that vacancies are filled on Ithaca’s Common Council.  Currently, when an unexpected vacancy occurs on Common Council, it is filled through a selection and appointment process. Alderperson Rob Cantelmo, who’s declared his candidacy […]

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City, county discuss encampment clean-up amid growing homelessness

TOMPKINS COUNTY, N.Y.—In light of the ongoing affordable housing and homelessness crisis facing Ithaca and Tompkins County, the county’s Health and Human Services Committee met this week to discuss clean-up efforts undertaken by the City of Ithaca at the de facto homeless encampment locally, known as “the Jungle.” Tompkins County Director of Social Services Kit […]