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Ithaca replaces elementary principal despite protests from parents, teachers

Ithaca’s school district announced a replacement for Northeast Elementary School Principal Liddy Coyle on Tuesday. Coyle’s sudden departure has been the subject of numerous protests. Superintendent Luvelle Brown said district Athletic Director Samantha Little will serve as the interim principal at Northeast Elementary School. “She’s going to be...
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Missing Onondaga Teen Found in Homer

The Town of Onondaga teen reported missing last Friday has been found. According to the Onondaga Sheriff’s Office, 15 year old Mahoniss Graham was found in good health in Homer. Graham has been returned to her home. Get the top stories on your radio 24/7 on Finger Lakes News...

A historic transfer: Onondaga Nation regains land and tradition

TULLY, N.Y. — The Onondaga Creek flows quietly through Tully. It’s a slow moving stretch of water part of a settlement making waves. It’s the first time in New York state that a substantial portion of land has been returned to an Indian nation. In one of...

Three Bear Inn in Marathon for sale

A village of Marathon staple may be changing ownership soon. The Three Bear Inn, a historic hotel, restaurant, and bar located at 3 Broome St. in a structure that has existed for more than 222 years, may soon be sold off, according to owner and operator Sharon Toussaint. The current business has been operating on the property since the 1900s. Toussaint has been the manager for more than 35 years.

Report: Owner of historic Marathon hotel considering sale

MARATHON, N.Y. (WHCU) — A Cortland County hotel might soon be on the market. The Cortland Voice reports the Three Bear Inn in Marathon may go up for a sale. It’s been owned and operated by the same person for over 30 years, who says she’s currently in talks with the village about selling the centuries-old property.

Wegmans recalls Vidalia onions over concern of listeria contamination

ITHACA, N.Y.—Vidalia onions at Wegmans locations across New York State, including the one in Ithaca, have been recalled due to a potential listeria contamination. Listeria is a foodborne disease that’s dangerous to pregnant women, children, and elderly adults, and people with weakened immune systems. Symptoms of an infection include fever, diarrhea and headaches.

Best restaurants in Ithaca: 9 spots you can’t miss in this food-lover’s paradise

The City of Ithaca is a foodie paradise with its embrace of diversity and proximity to local sources of food creating a dynamic array of options. There are more than 50 restaurants – nearly all of them local – grouped in or around The Commons alone, and plenty of others in the surrounding areas of the city. The area is known for its farm-to-table offerings, benefitting from the area’s surrounding farms and a community that appreciates unique and hand-crafted good.

Wegmans recalls Vidalia onions

ITHACA, N.Y. (WHCU) – A potential food-borne illness in a popular grocer’s produce. Vidalia onions sold by the pound at Wegmans from June 23rd to June 24th in locations including Ithaca, Auburn, Corning, and Elmira, are being recalled due to the possibility of a listeria contamination. Officials say the product may have a 4-digit PLU code of 4159 or 4166. All products may be returned for a full refund.
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Wegmans Recalls Vidalia Onions Due to Potential Listeria

(WENY) - Vidalia Onions at Wegmans have been recalled due to potential listeria. According to the company, the products were sold from June 23rd to June 24th. Locations that sold the onions include Elmira, Corning, and Ithaca. The onions may have a four-digit P-L-U sticker on the product (4159 or...

Yaman Beach Open; Safe to Use

Earlier this month Yaman Beach was closed to the public due to possible contamination of the water from a truck accident on I81 that was carrying cooking oil and pesticides. The DEC completed their testing late last week and informed the City of Cortland that there were no contaminants in the water.
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One Ring Donuts Seeks New Ownership

After four years of business in Press Bay Alley, popular downtown Ithaca shop One Ring Donuts is looking for new ownership. According to its official website and Instagram, One Ring Donuts has been closed since April due to unexpected circumstances. Amy Cohen, One Ring’s founder, said that One Ring is open to many possibilities for its new ownership at this moment. Whoever has a donut dream, creativity, interest and skill can offer to buy the store through an online inquiry form until July 1.

Gardening Update: Hosta's with Carol Watson's Greenhouse

LAFAYETTE, N.Y. — LAFAYETTE,N.Y. — Carol Watson features Hosta's in this week's gardening update at Carol Watson's Greenhouse. Watch the video to learn more. Carol Watson's Greenhouse is open daily from 9am-5pm. It is located at 2980 Sentinel Heights Road in Lafayette. For more information call (315) 677-0286.

Maddie’s Meadows Pet of the Week

These three kittens were recently trapped in a barn in Berkshire. Bo (the only male) and Becky were pulled out of the barn floor a couple of weeks ago, and yesterday the Momma dropped the third one on the porch of the elderly lady who owns the barn. She’s like,...

Staffing Shortages Cause American Airlines to Drop 4 U.S. Cities from Service

If you’re getting ready to pack your bags and head out on your summer vacation, you’re certainly not alone. The travel industry has seen a massive surge lately, caused in part by “revenge travel.” Throughout the world, people were forced to postpone or cancel trips altogether due to the global pandemic. Now that COVID-19 restrictions are being lifted across the U.S. and internationally, travelers are eager to get out. But, staffing shortages have been plaguing the airline industry — and one airline is dropping service to four U.S. cities because of it.

American Airlines Eliminating Service in Three Cities Amid Pilot Shortage

American Airlines have eliminated service to three cities amid a pilot shortage.Iwan Shimko/Unsplash. Texas-based airline American Airlines announced they are ending service in three cities, in response to the industry-wide pilot shortage. According to Fox Business, the service in Islip, Ithaca New York and Toledo, Ohio will end Sept. 7.