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Ithaca Police Department introduces the Citizen’s Police Academy

ITHACA- Ithaca Police Department Chief Officer John Barber and the department have announced a new Citizens Police Academy for the residents of the city. 666 more words

Citizens Police Academy

Cornell's Sexual Assault Language Choices: Why Rhetoric Matters

Late late night, I received the following email from the Cornell Police: 

First, here is my initial reaction, and why I thought this was problematic: 445 more words

Back to Ithaca then California

Eastern Nebraska

Maribeth remembers:

In early 1930, Mom and Dad (Nora and Joe Lester) returned to Ithaca, Nebraska. Mom said, “We have that real house and we have that land, so let’s move back to Ithaca.”  (I think her dad actually owned it.) They lived on the farm that her mother, Annie Hageman, received as a wedding gift. 1,262 more words


The Burdens of Being Boarded Out

Being boarded out sucks, especially if you go to another county that sucks. You have to be reclassified in this new county and go through the whole booking process all over again. 286 more words

News Tidbits 2/28/15: The Big Chill

1. We’ll start this off with a little investigative work. A large medical office building at 821 Cliff street sold for $945,000 on February 23rd. The sale also came with two other adjacent parcels of undeveloped land, totaling just under 5 acres. 725 more words


Not knowing where you're going

I’m not good at finishing things. This is possibly the chief reason why I stay in my job, because every week, come hell or high water I have to hand over a number of short pieces of writing, call them finished and move on, and it is so cathartic. 737 more words