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1 – Daytime home invasion in Enfield
Elderly couple robbed at gunpoint during Enfield home invasion “The door was unlocked, so the gunman just walked into their house and confronted them, demanded money, which they provided to him,” Sgt. Michael Soroka said.
2 – Newfield’s beloved covered bridge helps it earn spot on list of top rural New York towns
Newfield nabs spot on list of top rural New York towns — Newfield ranked highly among “delightful” rural towns in New York State, according to list released earlier this month by OnlyInYourState.com.
3 – 23 local dancers t0 perform in 90th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
‘Dancing with the Mayor’ day declared in Ithaca for local dancers in Macy’s Thanksgiving parade Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick proclaimed Monday “Dancing with the Mayor” day in honor of the 23 dancers from Armstrong School of Dance (ASD) who will dance in the 90th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.
4 – Ithaca Voice welcomes new reporter Kelsey O’Connor
Meet Kelsey O’Connor, reporter with The Ithaca Voice — Local reporter Kelsey O’Connor previously worked at The Ithaca Journal before joining The Ithaca Voice staff last week.
5 – 2017 budget includes investments in several housing initiatives, new correctional officer, and energy navigator
Tompkins County adopts 2017 budget – Tompkins County has adopted the 2017 budget and capital program for the next five years.
6 – Nagee Green officially indicted on multiple charges
Accused Cornell murderer officially indicted on assault, murder, manslaughter An Ithaca man was officially indicted on murder, assault and manslaughter charges Thursday morning after being accused of stabbing an Ithaca College student to death in August.
7 – Lansing search yields $20,000 of cannabis and other narcotics
Police: Lansing drug bust yield more than $20,000 worth of drugs – More than $20,000 worth of drugs were found during a Thursday night drug bust in Lansing, police said.
8 – Martha Pollack to become 14th president of Cornell University
After six-month search, Cornell announces 14th president, Martha Pollack – Following a six-month search, Cornell University has announced its 14th president: Martha Pollack.
9 – Gunshots fired on West State Street
Man shot in leg on West State Street in Ithaca — Ithaca Police officials have confirmed that a male was shot in the leg on the 600 block of West State Street Sunday night.
10 – First major snowfall of the season yields traffic accidents, unpredictable lake effect accumulation
City of Ithaca issues winter travel advisory — As the snow continued to accumulate Sunday evening, the City of Ithaca advised residents to avoid unnecessary travel.