CUPD Arrests Alleged Cornell Store Thief

University police say they have arrested Nicholas J. Bennedum, a 33-year-old Ithaca resident, in connection with an a Aug. 8 burglary reported at the Cornell Store. The morning after the reported robbery, store employees noticed that someone had stolen cash, tampered with surveillance cameras and entered the store’s vault area, The Sun previously reported. On Aug. 19, a Nebraska State Patrol investigator found Bennedum on a train traveling from Colorado to Ohio in possession of a large amount of cash that is believed to have been stolen from the Cornell Store, the release said.

Cornell Board of Trustees Elects Four New Members

The trustees also re-elected six members — Barton J. Winokur ’61, Barbara G. Novick ’82, Lowell C. McAdam ’76, Peggy J. Koenig ’78, Gary S. Davis ’76 and Mario Cilento, President of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organization — to an additional four years on the board.