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    Headlines for Friday December 2nd, 2022

    December 1, 2022

    Ithaca City Attorney Ari Lavine is stepping away from the city’s negotiation team. According to the Ithaca Voice, Lavine announced his intention to withdraw from the negotiation team in a letter to the city administration committee. Lavine had been at the center of controversy after a November meeting where workers and labor leaders accused Lavine The post Headlines for Friday December 2nd, 2022 a ... more

    Headlines for Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    November 28, 2022

    According to the Ithaca Times, Cayuga Medical Center is the latest Tompkins County organization to offer free Narcan, or naloxone, to patients on site. The change was prompted as part of the county’s Opioid Overdose Prevention Program, designed to prevent fatal overdoses from drug use. The program also helps to remove common obstacles that have The post Headlines for Tuesday, November 29, 2022 app ... more

    Headlines for Monday, November 28, 2022

    November 27, 2022

    Governor Hochul has signed a law that instates a two year pause on planned fossil fuel related crypto-mining operations, and mandates a study by the DEC on the practices’ impact on the environment. The ruling will affect crypto-mining across the state, including the controversial Greenidge Generation facility on Seneca Lake. According to NBC News, the The post Headlines for Monday, November 28, 20 ... more

    Headlines for Wednesday, November 23, 2022

    November 22, 2022

    A State Supreme Court Judge is questioning Ithaca school’s preparedness to handle potential school shootings. According to the Ithaca Voice, Superintendent Louvelle Brown is expected to be subpoenaed in proceedings against a student who allegedly made terroristic threats on a school bus in late October. Local police weren’t notified of the incident for more than The post Headlines for Wednesday, N ... more

    Headlines for November 22, 2022

    November 21, 2022

    The Ithaca Times reports that Ithaca’s Community Police Board met last week to discuss increasingly urgent staffing issues in the city’s police department. Officers have been recently stretched thin and recent officer injuries have forced remaining workers to cover longer than usual shifts—including on designated off days. Acting Chief John Joly noted how requiring officers The post Headlines for ... more