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Co-owners and brothers Harjit and Manjit Singh first started saving up for their business back in 2005. Working for a distillery and a convenience store respectively, they put away money gradually, balancing supporting their families and their dreams for years. Both raising their families in…

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Growing up in Old Forge, New York, Robert Barrett and his four siblings were familiar with Big Moose and Eagle Bay in the Adirondacks.The Barrett children were also familiar with making things work — large and small.

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Tioga State Bank’s Robert M. Fisher Nominated as Chairman-elect of Independent Community Bankers of America

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The Ithaca Business Index improved 0.5 percent in December to a level of 178.22 from a revised mark of 177.29 in November. Moderate increases in employment, the labor force, retail sales, and help wanted advertising pushed the index higher. Home sales and average hours worked held back the g…

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A longtime DeWitt Mall staple has changed its location over the last few weeks, as Pastimes Antiques Store has moved down the hallway to a larger space in the main corridor of the Cayuga Street shopping center.?

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Tompkins Trust Company Promotes Brad Totman to Commercial Lending Relationship Manager

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The Ithaca Business Index remained virtually unchanged at a level of 177.3 in November. The number of jobs in Tompkins County fell by 100 to 66,800. Retail sales were down and home sales fell moderately. The size of the labor force and the hours worked inched slightly higher, as did hours wo…

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Following $25 million in renovations, Cayuga Ridge, now called Cayuga Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, has undergone significant updates to its interior with work on the exterior to come in the coming months. Once winter is over, the courtyards will be redone and a new sign will be installed.?

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Twelve years ago, Wendy Skinner wanted to take her seemingly disparate set of skills and meld them with her new passion, sustainability. Over a decade later, she still comes into SewGreen each day, trying to “put on a show,” as she calls it, and preserve the family atmosphere that Ithacans w…

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Since opening earlier this fall, Angelhearts Diner has tried to make a name for itself as one of Ithaca’s several vegan eateries. Angelhearts owner, Kim Engelheart, considered the idea of starting the diner for years, though she moved away from Ithaca for several years, forcing her to put he…

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Tompkins Trust Company Promotes Callyn Pyhtila and Courtney Reinhart

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CFCU’s Whitaker named to New York Federal Reserve advisory board

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When you are running a family business, succession becomes an issue sooner or later. Finger Lakes wineries, which tend to be small family-run affairs, are no different. Wine families such as Fulkerson, Hazlitt and Hunt are already in their sixth or seventh generations of management, while ot…

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For better or worse, Ithaca is changing. The city is evolving beyond the quaint hippie-town it is known as, even as it tries to retain those same sensibilities in a new era. Steve Hoyt has had a front row seat to Ithaca’s changes, and even been involved with several of them himself. He retir…

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Cayuga Cancer Center Honored with Outstanding Achievement Award

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The Ithaca metropolitan area added 200 jobs in March bringing the total number of jobs to 65,400. All the figures in this report are seasonally adjusted so that any month can be compared with any other without regard to seasonal factors. Ithaca’s unemployment rate was 3.4 percent. The compar…

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The local economy rebounded from a slow start in 2019 by picking up the pace in February. The Ithaca Business Index increased 0.4 percent to 172.32 from a revised mark of 171.69 in January. Gains in hours worked, home sales, and help wanted advertising drove the index higher. Declines in the…