Generous donor offers a $30,000 matching challenge to spark gifts to SPCA

Generous donor offers a $30,000 matching challenge to spark gifts to SPCA

The SPCA of Tompkins County says "a warm-hearted and very generous friend" has offered a matching challenge this spring. She will match up to $30,000 in donations made between now and May 31st. SPCA executive director Jim Bouderau says, "This 'matchmaker' is challenging our community to rally in their support."

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Detour: Triphammer Road will be closed this Tuesday through Friday

Detour: Triphammer Road will be closed this Tuesday through Friday

A portion of Triphammer Road in Ithaca's northeast will be closed this Tuesday through Friday for water service repairs. The City of Ithaca's Water & Sewer Division will be working on damaged and leaking water valves beginning at 7am Tuesday, April 22nd.

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Hanshaw Road closing to westbound traffic beginning Monday for road reconstruction

Hanshaw Road closing to westbound traffic beginning Monday for road reconstruction

A long stretch of Hanshaw Road in Ithaca's northeast, closed in one direction for much of last year, will close again this Monday morning to all westbound traffic for about three months. Tompkins County is continuing a major road widening and reconstruction project that extends from the intersection with Pleasant Grove Road near Community Corners to Sapsucker Woods Road.

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Downtown Ithaca stabbing reported to police by hospital

Downtown Ithaca stabbing reported to police by hospital

A man who was stabbed late Saturday night in downtown Ithaca went to the emergency room for treatment before reporting the attack to police. IPD learned of the stabbing from hospital personnel.

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Ithaca police on distracted-driving enforcement patrol this week

Ithaca police on distracted-driving enforcement patrol this week

The Ithaca Police Department says they'll be out in force over the next several days, watching for texting-while-driving violations and other forms of distracted driving. Like the patrols conducted in the fall, this enforcement campaign is funded by the New York State Police Traffic Services Grant.

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As gorge trails reopen, authorities remind hikers to be cautious of dangerous conditions

As gorge trails reopen, authorities remind hikers to be cautious of dangerous conditions

The lower section of the Cascadilla Gorge Trail, running from Linn Street to Stewart Avenue, reopened today after being closed for the winter, and both campus and town officials are reminding area residents to visit the region's trails carefully. Springtime is "one of the most dangerous times of year to be near our gorges," says Lt. Thomas T. Basher Jr. of the Ithaca Fire Department.

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Ithaca SWAT team makes early-morning narcotics bust on West Hill

Ithaca SWAT team makes early-morning narcotics bust on West Hill

The Ithaca Police Department says Devell Tribie was arrested when IPD's SWAT unit served a search warrant at an Elm Street residence early Thursday morning in an alleged narcotics case. Tompkins County sheriff's deputies and the New York State Police community narcotics enforcement team assisted on the scene.

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Police seeking male suspect in late-night stabbing at Collegetown bar

Police seeking male suspect in late-night stabbing at Collegetown bar

Ithaca police say they are looking for a 5-foot-10 man with black, shoulder-length, wavy hair, about 22, in connection with a stabbing that occurred in a Collegetown bar early this morning. The victim was airlifted to a regional trauma center with "a serious knife wound that is not life-threatening."

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IPD arrests suspect in downtown Ithaca carjacking

IPD arrests suspect in downtown Ithaca carjacking

The Ithaca Police Department has arrested a female suspect in a carjacking that was reported in late March in Downtown Ithaca, police say. IPD investigators arrested 17-year-old Emily N. Morris on Wednesday afternoon.

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Drivers taken to hospital after two-car accident at Ithaca College entrance

Drivers taken to hospital after two-car accident at Ithaca College entrance

Both drivers were taken to area hospitals following a two-car collision at the entrance to the Ithaca College campus this morning. The Ithaca Fire Department says firefighters and Bangs Ambulance personnel were dispatched to the scene at 9:50am by the Tompkins County 911 center.

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