A 53-year-old homeless Ithaca man has died from serious burns suffered Wednesday. The man yesterday was rushed to a regional burn unit following an afternoon tent fire in the city's outdoor encampment known as "The Jungle."
A writer for the animated "Family Guy" series on Fox will speak at the 2014 Ithaca College Commencement ceremony. A 1989 graduate of the private liberal arts school, Chris Regan will relate his success to his time at IC, the school announced Thursday.
A federal lawsuit by the owners of Pyramid Sound Studios against the City of Ithaca advanced this week. New York District Court Judge Glenn Suddaby will hear arguments from both sides next week on why the lawsuit should not go to trial in March.
A large quantity of drugs was confiscated last weekend by Cornell University Police. An Ithaca man was arrested Sunday, Dec. 1 after university police found hallucinogenic mushrooms and heroin in a car parked at an apartment complex for graduate students.