The Nines — a former evening hot-spot and beloved pizza place — has been sold.

The Nines Property Sells to Local Developers in $3 Million Deal

Co-owners Mark Kiel­mann ’72 and Harold Schultz ran the business for almost 40 years, serving up deep-dish pizza and trivia nights to students and local Ithacans alike. Their retirement plans — sale of the property for housing development to Visum, another local developer — were pushed back, however, after the Ithaca Landmarks Preservation Commission filed a proposal to designate the property as a historic landmark in 2017.

Driver of fatal bus crash that killed a Cornell Alumna  is facing homicide charges.

Last Fall, a Big Red Bullet Bus Crashed, Killing an Alumna. Now, the Driver Faces Homicide Charges and the Company is Out of Service.

Charles Dwight Dixon was behind the wheel of a Big Red Bullet bus when it veered off a Pennsylvania road last October, killing a Cornell alumna onboard. Dixon — who had traces of cocaine in his system the night of the crash, hospital testing revealed — will go to trial on 26 charges, including homicide by vehicle while under the influence and involuntary manslaughter.