Posted inLetter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: An endorsement of three candidates in the wake of the Dobbs decision

This is a letter to the editor written by Dryden resident and former Tompkins County Legislator Martha Robertson. It was not written by The Ithaca Voice. To submit letters to the editor, please send them to Matt Butler at On January 22, 1973, when the Supreme Court handed down the Roe V. Wade ruling, […]

Posted inNews

Ithaca is Books Festival coming to Dewitt Park Saturday

This is a Community Announcement. It was not written by The Ithaca Voice. To submit community announcements for publication consideration, send them to Matt Butler at Buffalo Street Books, Children’s Reading Connection, and community partners, Alphabet Soup and the Tompkins County Public Library are teaming up to bring arts, activities, and lots of read-aloud […]

Posted inObituaries

Obituary: Masako Kinoshita

Masako Kinoshita (née Matsuoka) passed away in her sleep on August 4, 2022, at the age of 96. Born in Kochi, Japan, she and her husband emigrated from their home country and settled in Ithaca, New York, where he became a professor at Cornell University. They lived there for 60 years before moving in 2016 […]

Posted inEconomy

Federal funds that can help low-income households pay for internet remain mostly unused

TOMPKINS COUNTY, N.Y.—After two years of work and events being held virtually, and students having to move to fully online learning, the importance of quality high-speed broadband access has only been further cemented as a modern day utility. While access to broadband is an issue that has seen increased attention, affordability is another parallel concern. […]