Former Neighborhood Pride and P&C Grocery being demolished for northside housing project

Former Neighborhood Pride and P&C Grocery being demolished for northside housing project

A Fall Creek building that was the site of the Neighborhood Pride grocery store, and a P&C Foods supermarket before that, is being demolished this week to make way for an INHS housing project.

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One-day auction to support United Way campaign has some great Ithaca and Cornell prizes

One-day auction to support United Way campaign has some great Ithaca and Cornell prizes

Want to bid on a once-in-a-lifetime experience, a behind-the-scenes tour, a great local gift, or even a meal with Ezra Cornell or Mayor Myrick, while helping local causes? A one-day auction to support the United Way of Tompkins County campaign ends at midnight tonight.

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Tompkins Democrats for Hillary Clinton kick off local campaign with Mayor Myrick front and center

Tompkins Democrats for Hillary Clinton kick off local campaign with Mayor Myrick front and center

Mayor Svante Myrick announced last fall he was joining the New York State leadership team for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, and he's kicking off her local campaign tonight.

"Tompkins County Democrats for Hillary" is holding a kick-off event at 8pm on Thursday, February 25 at the Ithaca Town Hall building at 215 North Tioga Street in downtown Ithaca. (It's the former U.S. Post Office building at the corner of Tioga and Buffalo, and organizers say it is handicap accessible.)

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Renovus spreading the word about its community solar efforts with another series of info sessions

Renovus spreading the word about its community solar efforts with another series of info sessions

Renovus Solar, which recently brought its first community "solar farm" online, is hosting another series of informational meetings about the project, with dates planned in Tompkins County through March and beyond. The community solar initiative is geared toward making clean, affordable solar power available to everyone, not just homeowners with ideal sites.

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Ithaca transplant from Vancouver on the Insite safe injection site

Ithaca transplant from Vancouver on the Insite safe injection site

"Jay" moved to Ithaca from Vancouver Canada 6 years ago. He is well acquainted with the safe injection site in Vancouver, having had a tour and interviewed the director, a nurse, and an addict at the site.

Here are 4 positives he saw about the clinic in Vancouver:

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Ithaca residents who've seen Mayor Myrick's Harm Reduction approach in action say it's the way to go

Ithaca residents who've seen Mayor Myrick's Harm Reduction approach in action say it's the way to go

Mayor Svante Myrick's announced plan to reduce the harmful impact of drug addiction includes a "supervised injection site," and it's stirred up quite a controversy. Area residents who've seen the approach in action elsewhere, though, say it works.

The Mayor says he's unveiling "a public health and safety approach to drugs and drug policy" on Wednesday, in conjunction with Tompkins County District Attorney Gwen Wilkinson and area experts and law enforcement personnel including Chief of Police John Barber.

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Marsha Eger, musician and meditation leader from Trumansburg, dies in Florida accident

Marsha Eger, musician and meditation leader from Trumansburg, dies in Florida accident

Marsha K. Eger, from Trumansburg, was one of two people killed in an accident in Florida when a driver lost consciousness and hit two golf carts on Friday.

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Just the latest accolade: Park School at Ithaca College named “Top Five” journalism school

Just the latest accolade: Park School at Ithaca College named “Top Five” journalism school

"Journalism is one of the most competitive fields out there," says the Long Island Weekly, the New York publication that has named the Roy H. Park School at Ithaca College one of its Top Five journalism programs.

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Syracuse police issue AMBER Alert for child abduction that occurred Saturday night

Syracuse police issue AMBER Alert for child abduction that occurred Saturday night

A year-old girl is missing and believed to be with a suspect who may harm himself and the child, according to a New York State AMBER Alert issued by the Syracuse Police Department.

The missing girl, Maddox Lawrence, is a white female, about 21 months old, with blonde hair and brown eyes, about two feet tall and weighing about 26 pounds.

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As Cornell president Elizabeth Garrett heads to surgery, the campus shares its good wishes

As Cornell president Elizabeth Garrett heads to surgery, the campus shares its good wishes

On Friday, Cornell University president Elizabeth Garrett "went in for surgery" related to her recent colon cancer diagnosis, and a Facebook group has sprung up to offer her good wishes.

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