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Senior Citizens Boogie The Night Away At Their Own Prom

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 04.14.2015 | Good News

The belles of this ball are a little older and a little wiser, but still know how to get down. Project Generations, an organization run by student...

Slacktivism: The Downfall of Millennials

Charlotte Robertson | Posted 12.14.2014 | College
Charlotte Robertson

Activism should not be an isolating experience. Activism should be rallying, speeches, emotion. So let's step away from the computer, put down the cell phone, and reconnect with the real world in order to take on and help solve its problems.

Vermont Journal IV: Hero's Welcome

Francis Levy | Posted 09.13.2014 | Travel
Francis Levy

We know when in Rome and we know where the names of Rome, Ithaca and Sparta NY came from. But what about North and South Hero, Vermont?

Ithaca, a Hidden Aegean Gem

Yanna Darilis | Posted 08.03.2014 | Travel
Yanna Darilis

It is only when one visits the beautiful Greek island of Ithaca that they understand the reason Odysseus longed for his return. Ithaca is part of the ...

How One Woman Made Fracking Get Out of Town (All Over Upstate New York)

OnEarth | Posted 06.30.2014 | Green
OnEarth

By Mary X. Dennis, OnEarthWhen Helen Slottje was a high-powered corporate attorney in Boston in the 1990s, she never thought of herself as an environm...

Ithaca Rescue Mission Launches to Fight Rural Homelessness

Mark Horvath | Posted 06.27.2014 | Impact
Mark Horvath

My travels have taken me through most every large shelter in North America, and I always get a smile when I first walk into rural services. In contrast to spaces in large shelters, the "Friendship Center" in the Ithaca Rescue Mission, is more like a living room.

Gourmet Getaways: Three Places to Visit in Upstate New York

offMetro.com | Posted 04.05.2014 | New York
offMetro.com

If you think NYC has cornered the market on bold tastes and ethnic cuisine, a visit to one of these restaurants will prove that the boundaries of creative cooking have forged into small towns.

Meg Ryan Is Reuniting With Tom Hanks

Posted 01.30.2014 | Entertainment

Beloved rom-com duo Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks are sort of reuniting for an upcoming movie, "Ithaca." Ryan is set to make her directorial debut with the f...

Clean Out Your Closet to Help End Homelessness

Mark Horvath | Posted 03.14.2014 | Impact
Mark Horvath

I'll admit it: I was wrong! Very wrong! Up until I connected with the Rescue Mission in Central New York, I pretty much thought giving directly to peo...

Amazing Look thru Google Glass of a Tent City in Rural America

Mark Horvath | Posted 02.01.2014 | Impact
Mark Horvath

Carmen Guidi, from Second Wind Cottages, was nice enough to give me a tour of one of this countries most infamous tent cities. Known as The Jungle, th...

Could a Tiny House Movement End Homelessness?

Mark Horvath | Posted 01.29.2014 | Impact
Mark Horvath

Carmen Guidi has an incredibly huge heart As he showed me around Second Wind Cottages, and told the stories of the men who will soon call the place h...

Meatless Monday: No Labels, All Heart -- Mollie Katzen and 'The Heart of the Plate'

Ellen Kanner | Posted 11.16.2013 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Mollie Katzen, author of the beloved "The Moosewood Cookbook," that 1970s volume that defined (and fed) a generation, didn't invent vegetarianism. She...

60 Years Ago This Month: The Israeli Navy Lay the Foundations for a Long Tradition of Humanitarian Aid

David Saranga | Posted 10.22.2013 | World
David Saranga

Sixty years ago this month, long before the Internet was invented, Greece was devastated by one of the most powerful earthquakes Europe had ever experienced.

Paul Brady

PHOTOS: Gorging On Ithaca's Gorgeous Gorges

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Brady | Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel

The famous T-shirt gets it right: Ithaca really is gorgeous. On a recent visit to the college town in Upstate New York, fall colors added additiona...

PHOTOS: America's 10 Best River Towns

Posted 09.06.2012 | Travel

In order to rank the top river towns in America, the editors of Outside Magazine turned to locals, asking for them to vote for their towns and provide...

Shale-Shocked

Ellen Cantarow | Posted 03.24.2012 | Green
Ellen Cantarow

This is a story about water, the land surrounding it, and the lives it sustains. But for once, this story isn't about tragedy. It's about a resistance movement that has arisen to challenge some of the most powerful corporations in history.

Top Ten College Towns For Retirees

Posted 12.15.2011 | Fifty

For more than a decade, retired Americans that are flocking to the culture and arts scenes and state-of-the-art medical facilities offered by college ...

Cities Where Workers Most Use Public Transit

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.23.2011 | Business

In such an urbanized country as the United States, it surprises how few of the nation's workers depend on public transport to make their daily commute...

Crispy Cornell Chicken: An Upstate New York Classic

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Meathead

If you like grilled chicken with golden crispy skin, say "thank you, to Bob Baker."

Outsourcing War: I.F. Stone's Son on the Izzy Award to Jeremy Scahill

Jeff Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Cohen

America's all-volunteer army has the unfortunate disadvantage of protecting the decision to use military force from the political pressures that would exist were wealthy citizens subject to draft.

Ivy League School Offers Tree Climbing Class

Mark Holton | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Mark Holton

We are not simply climbing hand over hand into trees and swinging around in the breeze. We use harnesses, helmets, ropes, carabiners and ascenders. Think "arborist" without the chainsaws.

Cornell University Investigates Gorge Deaths

AP | MARY ESCH and MICHAEL HILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ITHACA, N.Y. — Cornell University, an Ivy League school known for its spectacular gorges and haunted by a reputation for suicides, took the extr...

Early Snowfall Breaks Records

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — An autumn storm brought snow to parts of Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey, the earliest snow on record in some towns u...

Study: Majority Of 'Calm Downs' Ineffective

The Onion | The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Ithaca, Home News

ITHACA, NY—A study published recently in the Journal Of Mental Health found that attempting to reverse a loud emotional display by......

Top Ten Undiscovered Cities For Local Food (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We here at HuffPost Green were so inspired by our readers' response to our 10 Best US Cities for Local Food piece that we decided to host another roun...