East Hill Flying Club scholarship has helped teach Ithaca teens to fly

East Hill Flying Club scholarship has helped teach Ithaca teens to fly

The East Hill Aviation Foundation, which received 501(c)(3) 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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Giving season wrapping up for Cornell Lab of Ornithology with matching challenge

Giving season wrapping up for Cornell Lab of Ornithology with matching challenge

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is encouraging previous and new donors to remember the birds as the season of giving winds down. Fund drive organizers say, “Two donors inspired by our efforts to conserve birds will match up to $400,000 in gifts made to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology by December 31.” The gifts from generous donors are tax deductible. 

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Community rallies to help Ithaca family left intact, but homeless, after Monday afternoon fire

Community rallies to help Ithaca family left intact, but homeless, after Monday afternoon fire

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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Cornell Police assist in apprehending man who allegedly abducted children

Cornell Police assist in apprehending man who allegedly abducted children

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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Tompkins County Sheriff issues Amber Alert for two Enfield children believed abducted by parent

Tompkins County Sheriff issues Amber Alert for two Enfield children believed abducted by parent

The Tompkins County Sheriff's Department has issued an Amber Alert, saying two young children were abducted on Tuesday afternoon. 

Update: We understand the children are in custody and this Amber Alert has been canceled.

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Dog missing after serious rollover accident on Route 79

Dog missing after serious rollover accident on Route 79

The Ithaca Fire Department says a woman was injured and her dog is missing in the wake of a serious rollover accident on Route 79 last night. Dispatchers got the call just before 7pm for a one-car accident in Brooktondale.

Photo courtesy IFD.Photo courtesy IFD.Update: Bailey was taken safely into custody. He has minor scratches and will not need medical care. A family member is taking him home.

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Ithaca police officers make Christmas a little merrier for one local grandma

Ithaca police officers make Christmas a little merrier for one local grandma

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.

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Eco-friendly clothing store seeking new digs after landlord pulls the plug

Eco-friendly clothing store seeking new digs after landlord pulls the plug

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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Ithaca Farmers Market wraps up 2014 season with annual Rutabaga Curl tomorrow

Ithaca Farmers Market wraps up 2014 season with annual Rutabaga Curl tomorrow

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.

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Liverpool man charged with defrauding customers looking for snow removal service

Liverpool man charged with defrauding customers looking for snow removal service

Did you give money to a man who promised snow removal, but never delivered? The Tompkins County Sheriff's Department wants to hear from you. 

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