Ithaca lands on top-ten list of most expensive places to raise a family

Ithaca lands on top-ten list of most expensive places to raise a family

We're always hearing about Ithaca being on the list for best this or most that, but this isn't one to be proud of. MarketWatch has just named Ithaca among the ten most expensive places to raise a family in the United States.

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Working event Thursday for Ithacans for Bernie group

Working event Thursday for Ithacans for Bernie group

Bernie Sanders is enjoying a rise in the polls, and an Ithaca-based supporter group is getting together this week to help spread the word. Their "Work Day for Bernie" is this Thursday at the Southside Community Center.

Photo courtesy of Bernie Sanders campaign.Photo courtesy of Bernie Sanders campaign."We're a loosely gathered group of Bernie Sanders supporters assembled to help fuel Bernie's campaign," one of the organizers, Becky Chambers Hennessy, tells us. The group is not yet formally linked with the Sanders campaign.

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Stormy forecast forces Downtown Ithaca to postpone Thursday's Jeff Love Band concert

Stormy forecast forces Downtown Ithaca to postpone Thursday's Jeff Love Band concert

A stormy weather forecast has led the Downtown Ithaca Alliance to cancel tomorrow evening's scheduled Summer Concert Series performance, which was to feature the Jeff Love Band. 

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Clinton Street detoured in Ithaca's west end as NYSEG installs gas trunk line

Clinton Street detoured in Ithaca's west end as NYSEG installs gas trunk line

Were you bored without the Route 96B detour on South Hill after it reopened last week? The City of Ithaca says New York State Electric & Gas is installing a "large gas trunk line" in Ithaca's west end that will create detours the next couple of days.

Ithaca's assistant superintendent of public works, Ray Benjamin, tells us NYSEG's contractor, DSS, is planning to install the gas line from West Green Street to North Titus Street, down South Plain Street.

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Want to vote in the presidential primary? Set your party affiliation by October 9th!

Want to vote in the presidential primary? Set your party affiliation by October 9th!

The 2016 presidential election promises a rousing primary season, and New Yorkers need to be aware that if they need to change their party affiliation, it has to be soon.

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City of Ithaca selling abandoned vehicles this week at towing lots

City of Ithaca selling abandoned vehicles this week at towing lots

The City of Ithaca has fifteen vehicles for sale this week pursuant to New York State's "abandoned vehicles" law. Sales will take place at three towing lots the afternoon of Wednesday, August 19th.

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Grand opening tomorrow for Ithaca Police Dept's new west end office

Grand opening tomorrow for Ithaca Police Dept's new west end office

For over a hundred years, the Lehigh Valley House welcomed community members and visitors looking for a meal or a room, and now that West End building will be welcoming in a new way. The Ithaca Police Department is hosting a grand opening on Wednesday for their new West End District Office.

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South Aurora Street is open for traffic! But watch out for other road closures.

South Aurora Street is open for traffic! But watch out for other road closures.

South Aurora Street is open! The detour on Route 96B on Ithaca's South Hill that's lasted most of the summer is finally over. Our joy is tempered by seeing a few other roads with detours this morning, though.

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Bring the kids! Ithaca firefighters hosting Kids Day at Stewart Park with fire truck rides and obstacle course

Bring the kids! Ithaca firefighters hosting Kids Day at Stewart Park with fire truck rides and obstacle course

It's become an annual tradition that everyone looks forward to! Stewart Park is the place to be this Saturday, as the Ithaca Professional Firefighters Association hosts their annual Kids Day.

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Cornell Hockey alum goaltender Scrivens signs pro deal with New York. No, the other Scrivens.

Cornell Hockey alum goaltender Scrivens signs pro deal with New York. No, the other Scrivens.

A Big Red Hockey goaltender named Scrivens has just signed a professional goaltending deal, but this time it's Jenny Scrivens. The Cornell alum and wife of NHL netminder Ben Scrivens has signed with the New York Riveters of the brand new National Women's Hockey League.

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