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1 – Man with 7 guns, numerous drugs and cash arrested during traffic stop
– Ithaca police: Guns, drugs found during traffic stop – Police said a man is in custody after officers found guns and drugs during a traffic stop in Ithaca Monday evening. Ithaca Voice
2 – April Fools!
After years of tensions, Ithaca opens borders to reality – After years of distant and strained relations, the City of Ithaca is finally beginning to reconcile with its closest neighbor, reality. Ithaca Voice
3 – Explosion and fire leaves home destroyed, 1 hospitalized
Man hospitalized after explosion, fire destroys Slaterville mobile home – A man was transported to Cayuga Medical Center Friday morning after a small explosion and subsequent fire destroyed a mobile home in Slaterville. Ithaca Voice
Photo by Jolene Almendarez/The Ithaca Voice 4 – Owner of building that housed first black frat fined
Owner fined for 35 code violations on “dilapidated” historic building in Ithaca – he owner of the Dennis-Newton house, which was once home to America’s first black fraternity, was fined $5,000 for failing to repair the “dilapidated” property, according to a press release from the City of Ithaca. Ithaca Voice
5 – Dryden man with infant in vehicle charged with DWI
Police: Man found intoxicated, had drugs during Lansing traffic stop – A Dryden man is charged with a felony after police say he was caught driving drunk with his 3-year-old son in the vehicle. Ithaca Voice
6 – Questions raised about contamination at development site
Watchdog says major Ithaca redevelopment site has ‘mind-boggling’ levels of contaminants – It looks to be one of the biggest development projects in Ithaca’s history, but concerns are being raised about major toxicity lurking just below the surface of the would-be “Chain Works District” redevelopment. Ithaca Voice
7 – Charges after group attacks woman, vandalizes property
Ithaca woman charged amid claims a group of people beat a woman with weapons – An Ithaca woman has been charged amid claims that she and a group of people beat a woman with weapons and smashed the windows of her vehicle. Ithaca Voice
8 – TCAT weighing summer schedule changes
TCAT considering cuts to summer service across 19 Tompkins bus routes – The TCAT Board of Directors at its regularly scheduled meeting Thurs, March 24, agreed to an emergency measure directing staff to seek public input on proposed service cuts for the agency’s summer service period, which begins May 22 and ends Aug. 20. Ithaca Voice
9 – Yup, snow
It’s definitely snowing in Ithaca this weekend – After being cruelly teased with beautifully warm weather and sunshine for days, Ithacans saw snow this weekend.
10 – A gut check on jobs stats in Tompkins
Why the jobs numbers and population estimates don’t add up in Tompkins – Looking at the jobs reports and population estimates, things appear a bit odd. Or, in statistician’s parlance, it would be a “suspect anomaly.” Ithaca Voice
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