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  1. Info session at GIAC Thursday for upcoming IFD firefighter examRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | 14850 Today

    Interested in a career in the fire service? Ithaca Fire Department is holding an entry-level firefighter exam in March, and there's an information session tomorrow at the Greater Ithaca Activities Center for those who'd like to know more. The deadline is February 12th to sign up for the exam, which will be held Saturday, March 28th.

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  2. Pedestrian struck and killed by TCAT bus on Cornell's north campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | 14850 Today

    A pedestrian was struck and killed by a TCAT bus on Jessup Road on Monday morning as Cornell University staff were heading to work, and students were heading to classes, at around 7:30am. Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, the bus service operated as a joint effort by Cornell University, Tompkins County, and the City of Ithaca, says they are detouring north campus bus routes around the area until further notice.

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  3. All three airlines serving Ithaca Tompkins Airport waiving change...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | 14850 Today

    If you're planning to travel in the next few days, a blizzard that forecasters say could dump a couple of feet of snow from the New Jersey coast up through New England could interfere. Airlines serving the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport have all issued exception notices saying they'll waive change fees for affected travelers.

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  4. As NYC and New England residents scramble for french toast...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | 14850 Today

    If your friends from New York City and New Jersey make fun of you for living in the Central New York snow belt, karma may be catching up to them. A blizzard warning has been issued for coastal areas from New Jersey up through New England for Monday afternoon through Tuesday evening.

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  5. Pedestrian killed in west hill accident Saturday morning identified as Cornell seniorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | 14850 Today

    Cornell University says a pedestrian who was struck by a car on Route 96 early Saturday morning, sustaining fatal injuries, was senior Sheriff's deputies reported the accident occurred just north of the City of Ithaca at almost 4am Saturday. The student was transported to Cayuga Medical Center, where he died of his injuries.

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  6. Mayor Myrick is first speaker of 2015 Soup & Hope series at CornellRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | 14850 Today

    The idea is simple, and it happens all the time: a speaker series paired with refreshments. But as the eighth season of the Soup & Hope series begins at Cornell this week, it sets out to do a little more, by The weekly event, which runs Thursdays through the winter, offers free soup and bread, and a different featured speaker each week.

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  7. Several school districts delay opening on Thursday morning due to extreme cold in the forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | 14850 Today

    Extreme cold and significant wind chill effects in the forecast for Thursday morning have prompted several school districts in the Ithaca area to announce delayed openings as of this afternoon. The Ithaca City School District has issued a cold-weather bus advisory rather than delaying the start of the school day.

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  8. Tompkins Sheriff says barricaded subject died from self-inflicted gunshot woundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | 14850 Today

    David Cady, who barricaded himself inside his Danby home when Tompkins County Sheriff's deputies tried to serve an arrest warrant, died from a single, self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to a preliminary autopsy. The Tompkins County Sheriff's Department says the autopsy was conducted at Lourdes Hospital in Binghamton after a stand-off ended on Friday morning.

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  9. East Hill Flying Club scholarship has helped teach Ithaca teens to flyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | 14850 Today

    The East Hill Aviation Foundation, which received 501 public charity designation from the IRS this year, presented its inaugural scholarship award at the East Hill Flying Club's annual banquet on Saturday night. Elizabeth Sharp, one of EHFC's younger members, receives a $5,000 scholarship to help her complete training for a private pilot license.

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  10. Community rallies to help Ithaca family left intact, but homeless, after Monday afternoon fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | 14850 Today

    No one was hurt -- including the dogs -- but a family's home and car are a total loss after a fire Monday afternoon in Ithaca's northeast. Community members, friends and strangers alike, have raised thousands of dollars to help, less than 24 hours after the fire even began.

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  11. Cornell Police assist in apprehending man who allegedly abducted childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | 14850 Today

    A Tompkins County man is in custody and two children, the subject of an Amber Alert issued Wednesday morning, are safe this afternoon. Cornell University Police Department officers secured the man and his children after they were spotted on a TCAT bus on the Cornell campus.

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  12. Tompkins County Sheriff issues Amber Alert for two Enfield children believed abducted by parentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | 14850 Today

    The Tompkins County Sheriff's Department has issued an Amber Alert, saying two young children were abducted on Tuesday afternoon. The children are Violet Thorne, about two and a half, and Brian Thorne, about four years old, and the suspect in their abduction is Leonard Thorne.

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  13. Ithaca police officers make Christmas a little merrier for one local grandmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | 14850 Today

    Christmas is looking a little rosier for one local grandmother after a couple of Ithaca police officers realized they had an opportunity to help out, and stepped up to the challenge. The Ithaca Police Department tells us this morning that Officer Derrick Moore approached his supervisor late last week with concerns about an area resident who only has the opportunity to see her grandchildren twice a year "due to parental custody issues."

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  14. Upcycled clothing store seeking new digs after landlord pulls the plugRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | 14850 Today

    In the midst of the holiday shopping season, with the end of the Commons reconstruction project finally in sight, many downtown Ithaca merchants are optimistic. For one store owner, though, the news isn't so good.

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  15. Ithaca Farmers Market wraps up 2014 season with annual Rutabaga Curl tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | 14850 Today

    Tomorrow is the last day of the Ithaca Farmers Market season at Steamboat Landing, and Mayor Svante Myrick will be on hand to throw out the ceremonial "first rutabaga" when the farmers market marks the day with the 17th annual Rutabaga Curling World Championship. Registration begins at 10am for those who'd like to participate, and organizers urge athletes to arrive by that time.

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  16. No injuries after car careens down icy hill towards popular Ithaca tavernRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | 14850 Today

    An icy hill in Collegetown was blamed for a one-car crash late last night as a driver lost control of a vehicle that ended up colliding with a utility pole. Officer Jamie Williamson of Ithaca Police Department told us this morning, "There were no injuries at all."

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  17. Most area schools delayed or closed on Thursday morning due to poor road conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | 14850 Today

    After a night of snow, most school districts in the Ithaca area are opening on a two-hour delay, with some deciding before daybreak to close entirely on Thursday morning. Ithaca City School District is among those on a two-hour delay.

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  18. Some schools delayed or closing across the areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | 14850 Today

    A storm that remained mostly to our east through Tuesday is bringing light snow to the Ithaca area now, and some area schools are delaying opening or are closed for the day. Tompkins-Cortland Community College is closed today.

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  19. Ithaca Generator's pop-up design studio will let you play with their laser cutterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | 14850 Today

    Ithaca Generator's new laser cutter gets a second outing this Friday at the Pop-Up Design Studio. Consultants and volunteers from Ithaca College's Park School of Communications will be on hand to help attendees with creating and manufacturing their own designs on paper.

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  20. City of Ithaca selling abandoned vehicles this week at towing lotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | 14850 Today

    The City of Ithaca has eleven vehicles for sale this week pursuant to New York State's "abandoned vehicles" law. Sales will take place at three towing lots the morning of Wednesday, December 3rd.

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