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Matt Steecker


Binghamton, NY, United States

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Past articles by Matt:

Ithaca College sophomore dies in crash in Town of Ithaca

Ithaca College officials said the student, Shea Colbert, of Bridgewater, N.J., was a student in the School of Business. → Read More

First monkeypox case detected in Tompkins County: What you should know

Monkeypox is a rare viral infection that, if left undetected and untreated, can cause severe illness. → Read More

Ithaca man, 33, accused of committing recent string of burglaries

Ithaca police say they have arrested a 33-year-old Ithaca man who burglarized several businesses over the weekend. → Read More

Students arrested, accused of making a 'kill list' at Lansing High School

The student arrests come at a time when similar arrests on terroristic charges have spiked within the Ithaca region. → Read More

Two hospitalized after shootings in Ithaca; police searching for suspect

Ithaca police maintained a crime scene on West State Street and West Seneca Street following the shooting. → Read More

Ithacans rally to protest Supreme Court vote to overturn Roe v. Wade

More than 100 people gathered on the Ithaca Commons late Tuesday afternoon to rally for abortion rights. → Read More

Meet the candidates for the new Congressional District 22

Here's who is running for the new 22nd Congressional District. → Read More

40-year-old Ithaca man indicted on murder charge

A 40-year-old Ithaca man was indicted on murder and weapons charges related to the murder of Alan Godfrey. → Read More

Tompkins County community organizations will distribute 250,000 KN95 masks

Tompkins County purchased 250,000 adult-sized KN95 masks that will be distributed by community organizations. → Read More

Evidence of omicron variant raises concern at Cornell, facilities closed to students

"While we must await confirmatory sequencing information to be sure that the source is Omicron, we are proceeding as if it is." → Read More

Tompkins reports 688 COVID cases since Thursday, active cases at 748, omicron at Cornell

New cases being reported peaked on Sunday when health officials announced 344 new positive cases that day. → Read More

Ithaca election 2021: Unofficial results in Tompkins County

Here are the results of the 2021 election. These are unofficial results because mail-in ballots will not be counted until after Nov. 9. → Read More

Ithaca police investigate shooting at Kwik Fill gas station

Officers said they are searching for three male suspects who fled after the shooting. → Read More

Cortland man charged after caught on cameras in U.S. Capitol during Jan. 6 riot

The FBI arrested a Cortland man who they say played a role in the Jan. 6 siege on the U.S. Capitol. → Read More

Neighbors subdue gunman after he fired gun in domestic dispute in Groton

A Groton man was charged with endangerment, criminal possession of a weapon, menacing, criminal obstruction of breathing and harassment. → Read More

Streets Alive! and Ithaca Apple Harvest festivals to return to Tompkins County

Streets Alive! and Ithaca Apple Harvest Festival are scheduled to return to Ithaca in the coming weeks. → Read More

Here's why colorful mushrooms are popping up in your yard

Due to significant rainfall this month, New Yorkers will be able to find plenty of chanterelle, bolete, russula, lactarius and amanita mushrooms. → Read More

Man shot and killed on Taughannock Blvd. identified

The victim of the shooting was identified as 32-year-old Alan Godfrey, who was from the Ithaca area. → Read More

Tompkins County unofficial election results, absentee ballots could alter outcomes

Absentee ballots that need to be counted could change the outcomes of some of Tompkins County's races. → Read More

Teens age 12-15 can get COVID-19 vaccine; clinic to be held at the Shops at Ithaca Mall

People who are 12 and older are eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine at the Ithaca Mall Saturday. Families can register for the vaccine online. → Read More