Tompkins County http://wrvo.org en With retirees eyeing urban setting, Ithaca faces housing crunch http://wrvo.org/post/retirees-eyeing-urban-setting-ithaca-faces-housing-crunch <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Nine out of ten older people in Tompkins County want to stay close by for retirement, but a survey finds a majority want to move to more urban areas, which will put a strain on housing.</span></p><p>Ithaca is a city that already has a tight housing market. The <a href="http://www.tompkinscountyny.gov/cofa" target="_blank">Tompkins County Office for the Aging</a> found it will likely get tighter. The agency conducted a survey of people who recently retired or are about to.</p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:53:15 +0000 Ryan Delaney 58535 at http://wrvo.org Debate over Cayuga Power Plant intensifies the fight on fracking http://wrvo.org/post/debate-over-cayuga-power-plant-intensifies-fight-fracking <p></p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 20:21:46 +0000 Matt Richmond 42575 at http://wrvo.org Technology could be key in allowing CNY residents an equal chance at healthy lives http://wrvo.org/post/technology-could-be-key-allowing-cny-residents-equal-chance-healthy-lives <p>There is a difference of up to 33 years of life expectancy depending on where you live in Central New York and there is no simple answer to creating equal health for all.</p><p>Economics, race and gender all figure into these health disparities but technology could play a major part in closing the healthcare gap found between many Americans.</p><p> Mon, 21 May 2012 20:40:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 19640 at http://wrvo.org