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7 hrs ago | The Post-Standard
The two-and-a-half-year-old's mother was sitting more than a dozen feet away at a table, talking to a friend. All was as it should be at the Anarchy Zone playground, part of the Ithaca Children's Garden .
11 hrs ago | WENY
The city of Ithaca proudly opened its gates to the Cascadilla Gorge Trail for the first time in six years. After tropical storms caused serious damage to the gorge in 2008, it was closed down for safety reasons.
17 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
Due to critical acclaim and popular demand, The Flea Theater announces the extension of the World Premiere of Kim Davies' SMOKE, directed by Flea Resident Director Tom Costello . Extension performances will run October 9- November 9. In this BDSM erotic power play, SMOKE brings an entitled college student and a jaded wannabe artist - with more in common than they thought - past the verge.
By Roey Thorpe of Portland, Oregon. Roey works with the national LGBT equality movement.
Giant alien planets known as "hot Jupiters" can induce wobbles in their parent stars that may lead to the wild, close orbits seen by astronomers. This diagram shows the relationship between wobbling stars and the orbital tilt of hot Jupiter planets.
The father of a Cornell University student who jumped to his death from a bridge near campus has agreed to a settlement with Cornell and the City of Ithaca. Bradley Marc Ginsburg was an 18-year-old freshman at Cornell when he jumped off Ithaca's Thurston Avenue Bridge in February, 2010.
Margaret Thatcher Projects is pleased to present Composition, the gallery's third solo exhibition of works by American artist Maria Park. The exhibition runs today, September 11 through October 18, 2014, with an opening reception slated for tonight, September 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. Through her paintings, Maria Park seeks to address the tension between image and experience, considering projection and expectation as contributed by the viewer.
Cornell University professors Glenn Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick will be on hand Wednesday afternoon for a book talk and signing event co-hosted by the Cornell Store and Cornell University Press. " Cornell: A History, 1940-2015 " is a companion to the legendary Morris Bishop book, " A History of Cornell ," published in 1962.
Unofficial results from the Tompkins County Board of Elections show that Rick Wallace has narrowly defeated interim City Court Judge Seth Peacock for the Democratic nomination to stand in this November's general election. Wallace won with 745 votes to Peacock's 675, with Kristine Shaw trailing with 381 votes.
We start our tour in Ithaca, New York where a locally owned and operated tour company, 'Experience the Finger Lakes,' awaits to take us on our vino journey. Meet Laura Falk, our knowledgeable and entertaining tour guide for the day.
Local author Alison Lurie has followed up her 1981 book " The Language of Clothes " with a fresh look at architecture and interior design reflect and affect the people who live in and use the buildings. She'll be at Buffalo Street Books today to talk about it.
Back to the Garden, a musical tribute to folk-rock trailblazers Carole King , Joni Mitchell , and Laura Nyro , delighted audiences last fall and is returning to the Hangar Theatre on September 19 and 20 at 8pm. Performed by three extraordinary talents-show creator Melissa Hammans and vocalists Maddy Wyatt and Shaleah Adkisson -who are accompanied by a live band, Back to the Garden features some of the most-loved songs by King, Mitchell, and Nyro, including "I feel the Earth Move", "Stony End" and "Big Yellow Taxi".
Polls are open from noon to 9pm in Tompkins County for Tuesday's primary election. The races under consideration are for New York State's governor and lieutenant governor positions, and a City Court Judge position in the City of Ithaca.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 11:38 pm
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