SUNY Cortland students display repugnant welcome for freshman women

SUNY Cortland students display repugnant welcome for freshman women

An incident at Old Dominion University last week drew lots of negative attention, but some SUNY Cortland students must've thought it wasn't that offensive. Students arriving on campus today were greeted by a banner at an off-campus house that read, "Freshman Daughter Drop-Off."

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Detour: Route 13 closed near Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport, says Tompkins County

Detour: Route 13 closed near Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport, says Tompkins County

Route 13 is closed from Route 366 to Hanshaw Road northeast of Ithaca, according to Tompkins County emergency services.

The closure, announced shortly before 2:30pm, is due to a motor vehicle collision near the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport, and is expected to last up to two hours. A reader tells us the collision took place at the intersection of Route 13 and Lower Creek Road.

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With over 120 non-profits registered, Ithaca is set for first Giving Is Gorges fundraising day

With over 120 non-profits registered, Ithaca is set for first Giving Is Gorges fundraising day

It's a simple fact of life: non-profits need to raise money to keep doing what they do. Some fundraising approaches are better than others, and in recent years, social media has taken a large role in raising awareness as well as funds.

That's one of the driving forces behind Giving Is Gorges, a 24-hour online challenge that organizers hope will help dozens of local non-profits reach potential donors, as well as remind their existing supporters.

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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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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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