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At 14850 Magazine we eat, drink, live, and breathe Ithaca! Join us for local news, sports, dining, entertainment, and features about Ithaca and Tompkins County at the heart of the Finger Lakes Region in Central New York.

At 14850 Magazine we eat, drink, live, and breathe Ithaca! Join us for local news, sports, dining, entertainment, and features about Ithaca and Tompkins County at the heart of the Finger Lakes Region in Central New York.

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At 14850 Magazine we eat, drink, live, and breathe Ithaca! Join us for local news, sports, dining, entertainment, and features about Ithaca and Tompkins County at the heart of the Finger Lakes Region in Central New York.

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Episodes

Ithaca Minute – Cars may be towed for street cleaning, GrassRoots postponed

3/28/2021
Here’s the Ithaca Minute from 14850 Today for March 28th. The City of Ithaca is beginning its annual schedule of street cleaning on Monday, March 29, and asks residents to move their cars when their street is scheduled. Signs will go up 24 hours ahead of a street closing, and residents can be notified via Swift911. Cars may be towed as street cleaning begins in City of Ithaca City crews will post “no parking” signs 24 hours ahead of time throughout the next few weeks, so keep an eye on where...

Duration:00:01:13

Ithaca Bakery – CTB and Ithaca Bakery respond to staff concerns

12/18/2020
The owners of Collegetown Bagels and Ithaca Bakery announced several changes to their businesses on Monday in response to a series of concerns expressed by employees in a petition last week. As the most immediate step, the company is closing indoor dining at all of their cafes effective Tuesday, December 15th. Read more: CTB and Ithaca Bakery will close indoor dining, hike wages, focus on employee safety in response to staff concerns Subscribe to the Ithaca Minute in iTunes or Google Play,...

Duration:00:01:47

Ithaca Minute – St. James AME Zion Back to School, Wally Wiggins

9/12/2020
Here’s the Ithaca Minute from 14850 Today for September 12th. St. James AME Zion Church wants to make back-to-school easier for Ithaca families, and they’re offering free hair styles, free haircuts, and free school supplies to K-12 city youth at the church this Sunday afternoon. Hair must be washed before kids come, and masks must be worn for this first come, first served event. Only basic cuts and styles are available. The St. James AME Zion “1st Annual Back to School Event” is Sunday,...

Duration:00:01:08

Ithaca Minute – Ithaca flights to Charlotte, free rabies vaccines for pets

9/10/2020
Here’s the Ithaca Minute from 14850 Today for September 10th. Daily flights between the Ithaca Tompkins International Airport and Philadelphia International Airport ended this week, according to an announcement from airport officials. American Airlines is eliminating the regional flights, which have operated for decades, and adding a single daily flight to and from Charlotte to replace the previous weekly flight. The service change eliminates the last air service to the northeast region from...

Duration:00:01:21

Ithaca Minute – Collegetown porch fire, Buttermilk Falls rescue

9/8/2020
Here’s the Ithaca Minute from 14850 Today for September 8th. Firefighters responded early Sunday morning for a reported porch fire on Delaware Ave. in a Collegetown neighborhood after a neighbor called 911 to report the porch across the street was on fire. According to the Ithaca Fire Department, the occupant of 212 Delaware woke up and tried unsuccessfully to put the fire out. Fire investigators believe “the cause of the fire, which caused significant damage to the outer porch, appeared to...

Duration:00:01:21

Ithaca Minute – Parking fees back to normal, ReUse & Run, positive cases

9/5/2020
Here’s the Ithaca Minute from 14850 Today for September 5th. The City of Ithaca made on-street parking and the first three hours in city-owned garages free this March, and resumed charging parking fees at reduced rates in June. Next Tuesday, September 8, the City says they’re returning to standard on-street parking rates and eliminating the temporary free first hour of parking in City-owned garages. The hourly parking rate is $1.50 for parking at paystations or the remaining coin-only...

Duration:00:01:21

Ithaca Minute – Wine bar and live music at Supernatural Lake

8/14/2020
Live music and bars were two early casualties of this year's pandemic, and we've talked with the people bringing both back to the Finger Lakes Wine Trail this summer.

Duration:00:11:21

Ithaca Minute – Two arrests after string of store robberies

7/31/2020
Ithaca has faced a string of armed robberis at local businesses, including one in Collegetown this week, and there have been two arrests. A Lansing man was arrested soon after a robbery last Sunday morning on Meadow Street. This Tuesday, Ithaca police arrested a 15-year-old juvenile for an armed robbery last Tuesday at the Quik Shoppe convenience store on Ithaca’s northside. In that incident, a subject in a ski mask brandished a handgun and demanded money from the store clerk just before...

Duration:00:01:15

Ithaca Minute – DIA’s Scott Rougeau on the Downtown Ithaca Concert Series

7/9/2020
This episode was originally recorded for Talk of the Town on WVBR. The Downtown Ithaca summer concert series is a top draw each year for locals and visitors to the area, and after a short delay, the Downtown Ithaca Alliance has announced a summer lineup that will kick off beginning July 9th. The weekly shows will be virtual, at least at first. We talked to Downtown Ithaca Alliance special events director Scott Rougeau, who announced the lineup last week and laid out the plan. Subscribe to...

Duration:00:03:39

Ithaca Minute – GreenStar employee tests positive, free masks

5/15/2020
Here’s the Ithaca Minute from 14850 Today for May 15th. The Tompkins County Health Department says they’ve “received notification that a GreenStar employee tested positive for COVID-19. The individual worked multiple shifts at the GreenStar location at 770 Cascadilla Street this weekend.” GreenStar’s new flagship Ithaca store opened just last week. Health Department officials say customers who went inside the store during the employee’s three shifts could have been exposed: Friday, May 8th,...

Duration:00:01:38

Ithaca Minute – Spring Plant Sale, Cornell chimes, Newfield arrest

5/13/2020
Here’s the Ithaca Minute from 14850 Today for May 13th. The Spring Plant Sale hosted each year by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County is being moved to the farmers market pavilion at Steamboat Landing for this year, and though admission is free, tickets for admission in specific time slots are being offered online to help keep crowds down. Tickets “sold out” quickly for the initial date of May 17, and organizers have added a second date, May 25. They have timed-entry admission...

Duration:00:01:27

Ithaca Minute – Shots fired, meth lab, Groton crash, high-speed chase

5/10/2020
Here’s the Ithaca Minute from 14850 Today for May 18th. The Ithaca Police Department says they again responded to a report of shots fired late Friday night in the area of South Titus and Geneva or South Cayuga and Clinton Streets, and “a white sports car was observed leaving the area immediately after the gunshots.” A statement from IPD Sergeant Mary Orsaio says no victims were found in the vicinity early Sat morning, and the investigation is continuing. The Ithaca Police Department says...

Duration:00:01:44

Ithaca Minute – Porch pirates caught on video, Bike Rack closes

4/21/2020
Here’s the Ithaca Minute from 14850 Today for April 21st. The Ithaca Police Department is investigating the theft of a package from a porch in Ithaca’s west end on Monday afternoon, helped by home security video showing what appears to be a group of teens. A group of four is shown in the video walking by the house, then two stop and one of them plucks a package off the porch and puts it in the other’s backpack. And The Bike Rack in Collegetown has closed its doors after about 49 years, and...

Duration:00:01:02

Ithaca Minute – Mirabito employee tests positive, tax day delayed

4/16/2020
Here’s the Ithaca Minute from 14850 Today for April 16th. The Mirabito gas station and convenience store with a Dunkin Donuts stand on North Triphammer Road closed Wednesday evening for “cleaning and sanitization” of the store. The Tompkins County Health Department says on Thursday afternoon that an employee “is a confirmed COVID-19 case.” A Health Department spokesperson declined to comment to 14850 Today when asked about the case on Thursday morning. Health Department officials say...

Duration:00:01:15

Ithaca Minute – Injured bald eagle, juvenile gun arrest

4/12/2020
Here’s the Ithaca Minute from 14850 Today for April 12th. New York State Troopers brought an injured bald eagle to the Janet Swanson Wildlife Hospital at Cornell University for treatment on Sunday afternoon, according to a statement from the New York State Police. Troopers Dan Huff and Ryan Boline from the Homer barracks responded to a call from the Preble area, where “witnesses told the troopers three of the regal birds were fighting in the air when this one fell to the ground.” The bird...

Duration:00:01:09

Ithaca Minute – Fireworks canceled, Ithaca Festival postponed

4/9/2020
Here’s the Ithaca Minute from 14850 Today for April 9th. Ithaca’s annual community fireworks show has been canceled for 2020, according to an announcement from City of Ithaca mayor Svante Myrick. “A difficult choice made by the organizers at Rotary,” the Mayor says, “but I believe it is the right choice.” The community fireworks show, organized by the Ithaca Rotary Club for the last few years after Mayor Myrick worked to bring fireworks back to town after being elected eight years ago,...

Duration:00:01:12

Ithaca Minute – Brooktondale fire, COVID-19 at Wegmans, donations to IPD

4/6/2020
Here’s the Ithaca Minute from 14850 Today for April 6th. Firefighters responding to a barn on Brooktondale road that’s been converted into six apartments found “one apartment heavily involved in fire” on Sunday evening. One apartment was a total loss, but the building was saved, and all occupants escaped safely. Brooktondale firefighters began knocking down the fire, and Ithaca firefighters advanced a hose line into the building towards the involved apartment. Crews also proceeded to the...

Duration:00:01:17

Ithaca Minute – COVID-19 at airport and eatery, intercity buses, Big Red activity book

3/27/2020
Here’s the Ithaca Minute from 14850 Today for March 27th. Tompkins County officials say a “private employer” at the Ithaca Tompkins International Airport has reported “that one of their employees had tested positive for COVID-19.” In all, Tompkins County has 32 with positive test results as of Thursday afternoon. A Tompkins County spokesperson confirms that the employee worked for the company at the airport. Employees at the airport often work for a third party, rather than the county,...

Duration:00:01:38

Ithaca Minute – Sciencenter employees unionize, Veterans Day

11/9/2019
Here’s the Ithaca Minute from 14850 Today for November 9th. The Ithaca Sciencenter Workers’ Union announced on Friday that the group “voted unanimously to be represented by Workers United.” The vote was conducted by the National Labor Relations Board on October 24th, but results were delayed to allow for arrival of mailed in ballots. Municipal offices like the City of Ithaca and Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office business office are closed this coming Monday, November 11 for Veterans Day, as...

Duration:00:01:01

Ithaca Minute – IC staff death, Sheriff’s investigation

11/8/2019
Here’s the Ithaca Minute from 14850 Today for November 8th. A residence director who joined Ithaca College this August passed away in his campus apartment on Thursday evening. 28-year-old Michael Palumbo was the residence director for Terraces 7-13. According to Rosanna Ferro, IC’s vice president for student affairs and campus life, no foul play is suspected, and there is no reason to believe there’s any danger to the college community. The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office said Friday...

Duration:00:01:00