The Tompkins County Legislature approved the sale of the Old Library site to Travis-Hyde Properties. The proposed four story building will house 58 senior apartments and ground level commercial space along with a community room managed by Lifelong. Occupancy of the building is planned for March 2019. For more information click here.
The Town of Ulysses is the first town in the Southern Tier to be designated as a Clean Energy Community by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. This designation recognizes the Town’s “leadership in reducing energy use, cutting costs and driving clean energy in its communities.” In the press release from the Governor’s office it states that […]
Two community solar projects proposed by Sun8 in the Town of Dryden have been approved by the Dryden Town Board. These projects will produce 28 megawatts of electricity. The projects addressed concerns of Dryden residents regarding views and set back requirements and will offer many benefits to the community including giving Dryden residents an exclusive 30-day period to be […]
The Cayuga Salt Mine received a permit from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to construct a new $42 million mine shaft that company officials say will will provide a safer work environment, cut employee commuting time, and provide an ample supply of electricity, air, and faster emergency extraction from active mining […]
Rosie started in Ithaca and is growing by leaps and bounds despite competition from other providers including behemoth Amazon, new owner of Whole Foods. Click here for an article showcasing how Rosie came to be and what kind of company it is today.
Job growth in Tompkins County is projected to rise roughly 1.3 percent each year through 2035 according to Tompkins County Area Development’s Martha Armstrong, Vice President and Director of Economic Development Planning. While this is positive news, there may not be enough workers to fill those new jobs in part due to aging populations. For more […]
Ithaca has been ranked the #4 best college town in the US, according to a list published by the American Institute for Economic Research. Ithaca is home to Cornell University and Ithaca College. Click here for more information and here for the AIER’s list.
CFCU Community Credit Union plans to move 30 administrative employees from its two locations on Craft Road in the Town of Ithaca and consolidate them in one space on The Commons – 109 The Commons where Chemung Canal was previously a tenant. The move demonstrates CFCU’s commitment to downtown. Click here for more information.
The Common Council approved new zoning for the waterfront allowing more residential housing. The Council also approved expanding the street-level active use area around The Commons. Click here for more details.
Cornell University and Ithaca College were named to the list of Best 382 Colleges in the country, as well as Best Northeastern and Green Colleges. Click here for an article from the Ithaca Voice or here to visit Princeton Review. See below for the lists each school was included on. Cornell University The Best 382 Colleges Best Northeastern […]