Our host Aisling Brennan met up with Melissa Kemp, the Program Director of Solar Tompkins during a conference on fracking collateral damage at Ithaca College. They spoke about how the solar scheme is helping over 300 families reduce their annual energy consumption.
It’s clearly getting cooler as Thanksgiving approaches, soon we’ll be getting more than just a few snow flurries. WICB’s Kelli Kyle went to a Meals on Wheels packaging event to see how they’re making sure their clients can still get food even if there’s a blizzard.
Habitat for Humanity of Tompkins and Cortland Counties just had their twenty second home dedication ceremony on Saturday. WICB’s Jamie Swinnerton has more.
As the Ithaca College football team prepared for the the Cortaca Jug, officers were also gearing up to ensure the community was prepared for the weekend’s festivities. WICB’s Aaron Zufall went with Ithaca College’s public safety officers to talk about how to stay safe during the celebrations.
The annual MLK Art and Poetry Competition, organized by the Tompkins County office of Human Rights, is expanding this year to include all human rights issues. Here’s WICB’s Kelli Kyle with more.
Ithaca College Assistant Professor Joslyn Brenton was a part of a research group for a study on the numerous difficulties surrounding food and nutrition for low income families. WICB’s Jamie Swinnerton spoke with her about what the study found.
Over the past few weeks, 25 members of the local activist group We Are Seneca Lake were arrested while protesting the corporation Crestwood Midstream. Here is WICB’s Aisling Brennan with the story.