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Category: Spring 2019

Covering Ithaca and All of Tompkins County

April 25, 2019

In this edition of the annual Newswatch Senior Show, Joe Biden jumps into the Presidential race, a Caroline man pleads guilty to shooting a bald eagle, and Wegmans announces that they’re phasing out plastic bags in their stores.

April 18th, 2019

Tonight on Newswatch we cover the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral, an attempted arson at St. Patricks Cathedral, and an excessive force lawsuit that a former Ithaca College student has brought against two Ithaca Police Officers. All that and more on Newswatch tonight!

April 11th, 2019

Tonight on Newswatch we discuss Julian Assange’s arrest, local Ithaca transit, and national pet day as well as bringing you the latest in local weather and sports!

April 14th, 2019

Tonight, Reporter Jack Culkin talks with the Tompkins County Sheriff about the recent ban on posting mugshots of wanted fugitives in New York State. The state government passes legislation to provide services to support families of crime victims. Also, a severe line of storms has left one family mourning the deaths of their two young…
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April 7, 2019

OurBus sues the City of Ithaca, Vaughn Golden takes a look at the redevelopment plans for the Five Corners intersection, and the Ithaca Farmers’ Market opens for another year.

April 4th, 2019

Tonight, we cover important resolutions approved by the Tompkins County Legislature. An ex-convict came forward claiming he was Timmothy Pitzen, a boy who has been missing since 2011. Also, today marks the 51st anniversary of MLK’s assassination. All that, plus weather and sports.

March 31st, 2019

Tonight, we bring you updates on the New York State budget proposal and how these changes will affect state residents. Also, New York State joins several others in a lawsuit against the family who owns Purdue Pharma. All that, plus weather and business news.

March 28th, 2019

Tonight on Newswatch we cover possible budget cuts to Special Olympics, a recent measles outbreak, the trial of the Charlottesville attacker and more as well as the latest in weather and sports.

March 24th, 2019

Tonight on Newswatch, Reporter Emily Chavez explains how a local climate-focused organization is helping to offset carbon emissions. A federal judge says that New York State’s stun gun ban is unconstitutional. Also, Robert Mueller released his long-awaited report on President Trump’s possible collusion with Russia. All that plus weather and business news.

March 21st, 2019

Tonight on Newswatch we cover the lastest in local and international news, weather and sports!