By Josh Brokaw josh.brokaw@truthsayers.org Friends of James Terry gathered at the Ithaca Rescue Mission on Thursday, September 13, to remember the 49-year-old man who died on September 2, two days after being pulled from the Cayuga Inlet by emergency responders. Ithaca Rescue Mission interim director Mike Foster said the service was a time to “move…Continue Reading “Remembering the Latest of 37 People to Die on Ithaca’s Streets in Past 4 Years – County Likely to Approve New Shelter Operator This Week”

SUPPORT MORE TRUTHSAYERS REPORTING BY MAKING A DONATION TO THIS INDEPENDENT MEDIA OUTLET TODAY Featured photograph: Portion of Ithaca Rescue Mission facade at 618 W. State/MLK Jr. St..  Josh Brokaw/TruthSayers By Josh Brokaw josh.brokaw@truthsayers.org Tompkins County needs to find a new agency by the end of October 2018 to run its only shelter for houseless people in immediate…Continue Reading “Ithaca’s Homeless Shelter Needs New Operator, Rescue Mission Pulling Out At End of October”

Support More TruthSayers Reporting on Local Issues That Affect Your Neighbors With A Donation Today By Josh Brokaw josh.brokaw@truthsayers.org Pastor Jean Owens had some bad news last week for people picking up food at the Enfield Food Distribution. We’re going to have to close for a while, Owens told people waiting in line with shopping…Continue Reading “Enfield Food Pantry Closed Until Further Notice, $8,000 Needed For Improvements”