Thanks to a grant from Homeland Security, the Ithaca Police Department will be renewing its police dog training program. ICB’s Ben Tillem speaks with IPD officer Patrick Kimmich, who will be the first officer to pilot the program.
On the fourth anniversary of Ithaca local Shawn Greenwood’s death in a confrontation with Ithaca police, residents gathered to hold a vigil in memory of the fallen man and address the problem of racial violence in American culture. ICB’s Luna Olivaria Gallegos and Maya Cueva have the story.
Ithaca College students and local community members gathered at a meeting of the Tompkins County Legislature to advocate for a moratorium on expansion projects to the Tompkins County Jail. While the moratorium was denied in a legislature vote, the protestors used creative methods to get their point across. ICB’s Maya Cueva has more.
A recent New York State poll found that 88 percent of voters are in favor of legalizing medical marijuana, while another 57 percent support complete legalization of the drug. To find out what local Ithacans think about the recent country-wide trend toward legalization, ICB’s Kelli Kyle, Alexa Levy, and News Director Kyle Robertson hit the […]
Ithaca mosaic artist Annemarie Zwack has been commissioned to head community design efforts for the city’s Martin Luther King Freedom Walkway, where she will feature her own work as well as lead other local residents in expressing themselves through art. ICB’s Maya Cueva has more.
A state grant was awarded to the city of Ithaca this past week that will allow officials to look more into improving sidewalks and bike lanes for residents, promoting safety and green transportation. ICB’s Ben Tillem has the story.
Tompkins Cortland Community College, better known as TC3, celebrated the grand opening of a new culinary arts center on the Ithaca Commons last week. The center will provide a place for students to learn more about cooking and food as well as provide helpful job experience. ICB’s Jake Siegel has more.