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Tompkins County wants YOU to speak up about NYSEG bills at upcoming forums

This is a community announcement from Tomkpins Couty. It was not written by The Ithaca Voice. To submit community announcements, please send them to Matt Butler at mbutler@ithacavoice.com. Tompkins County is sharing the following information from the New York State Department of Public Service regarding public forums on the topic of alleged delayed or erroneous […]

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Cinemapolis instating ‘Masked Tuesdays’ to increase accessibility and comfort in theaters

ITHACA, N.Y.—Beginning this coming Tuesday, Jan. 31, Cinemopalis will begin its “Masked Tuesdays,” during which all staff and moviegoers will be wearing masks. Masked Tuesdays is an effort to make the theater more accessible to those who feel most comfortable masked and still prefer to be in fully masked environments. During Masked Tuesdays, candy and […]

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Groundswell Center Incubator Farm Program now accepting applications

Would you like to learn to farm? Or Do you know someone that is looking forward to it? Start-up costs and land access are among beginning farmers’ biggest obstacles. Through Groundswell Center Incubator Farm Program, we provide newfarmers with land, farm facilities, technical training, and one-on-one guidance. The Incubator Farm is located on land leased […]

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The Wall Street bet behind Ithaca’s Green New Deal

This story first appeared in The American Prospect and New York Focus, a nonprofit newsroom investigating how power works in New York state. It was written by editor-at-large Lee Harris. Sign up for their newsletter here. ITHACA, N.Y.—In 2019, Ithaca, New York, a lush college town bounded by giant gorges, set a goal of going carbon-neutral by 2030. That might sound like a vague, […]