This morning's Journal reports that Mao-Sheng Lin was convicted of kidnapping in a robbery of the Song Tao restaurant in November 2003. Lin had disappeared after posting $200,000 in bail and was returned from Texas in November 2004. Two other suspects pleaded guilty earlier.
The Monitor reports that a TC3 student reported a wallet stolen from a locker room.
At the county level, Legislator Mike Lane is quoted about his doubts about Cornell reducing the number of stations monitoring its Lake Source Cooling project from nine to two in order to save $50,000:
"It sounds to me like you want to cut down on the cost," said Michael Lane, D-Dryden.
Finally, there's an article in which local Congressman Sherwood Boehlert, Chairman of the House Science Committee, questions the cost and value of saving the Hubble telescope.Posted by simon at February 3, 2005 8:18 AM in Ithaca Journal , agriculture , crime , politics (local) , politics (national) , schools (Dryden) , schools (Ithaca) , schools (other)