Wegmans reopens after small fire in entryway on Friday evening

Wegmans reopens after small fire in entryway on Friday evening

No one was injured and the Wegmans supermarket in Ithaca's southwest opened again on Friday evening after a small fire in the store's entryway forced everyone to evacuate.

The Ithaca Fire Department says a malfunctioning heating unit in the entryway caught fire. Firefighters were called to the scene just past 6pm, and "found flames coming from the infrared gas-fired heater in the ceiling of the main entrance," according to a statement from IFD public information officer Lt. Thomas T. Basher Jr.

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U.S. Navy's first female four-star admiral is keynote speaker for Cornell's Veterans Day observance

U.S. Navy's first female four-star admiral is keynote speaker for Cornell's Veterans Day observance

Admiral Michelle Howard, the first woman promoted to the rank of four-star Admiral in the United States Navy, will be the keynote speaker next week at Cornell University's Veterans Day observance. Admiral Howard also holds the highest rank ever of any African-American woman in the U.S. military.

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Strong wins for Wallace and Lifton in Tuesday night election results, and Robertson concedes to Reed in NY-23

Strong wins for Wallace and Lifton in Tuesday night election results, and Robertson concedes to Reed in NY-23

Early election results from the Tompkins County Board of Elections show Rick Wallace won a commanding victory in the race for City Court Judge in the City of Ithaca. Incumbent Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton appears to have held onto her seat in the 125th District.

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Adjunct Professors at TC3 seek to unionize to secure their jobs

Adjunct Professors at TC3 seek to unionize to secure their jobs

On October 22nd, the adjunct instructors of Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3) took their stand and sent a letter to president Carl Haynes expressing their desire to form a union. The Tompkins County Workers Center is encouraging the community to help.

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What's on your ballot this Election Day?

What's on your ballot this Election Day?

Not sure what's going to be on your ballot when you head to your polling place? Spending a few minutes ahead of time reading up on the candidates and any ballot proposals will let you make an informed decision.

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Get out and vote, and get out for Ithaca's annual Election Day pancake breakfast!

Get out and vote, and get out for Ithaca's annual Election Day pancake breakfast!

It's had a few different homes, but Pancake Day in Ithaca is now entering its fifth decade! Ithaca's Rotary Clubs are teaming up to host the 41st annual Election Day pancake breakfast, all day this Tuesday at Ithaca's VFW hall on West State Street. 

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Ithaca police report quick capture of Wednesday afternoon bank robber

Ithaca police report quick capture of Wednesday afternoon bank robber

The Elmira Savings Bank was robbed in downtown Ithaca on Wednesday afternoon, and on Friday afternoon, Ithaca police officers arrested a suspect.

IPD says the bank on East State Street, near the Commons, was robbed at about 3:11pm on October 29th, and the robber "fled the area with an undisclosed amount of cash." No one was hurt in the incident, police say.

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Mixed message for Ithaca residents on parking: odd-even oddity, free downtown parking, and The Boot

Mixed message for Ithaca residents on parking: odd-even oddity, free downtown parking, and The Boot

It's the end of October, so even though the City of Ithaca has been talking about putting an end to it, odd-even parking regulations return tomorrow. It's one of the oddities in a city that's called unfriendly to people who want to park downtown to shop or eat, along with a new "boot" program to deal with repeat parking offenders.

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Homestand for Big Red Football, seeking first win against defending Ivy champ Princeton

Homestand for Big Red Football, seeking first win against defending Ivy champ Princeton

The defending Ivy League champion is just the opponent a winless Cornell Football squad wants for a nationally televised game, but they show no sign of worry. Second-year head coach David Archer, the youngest Division I college football coach in the country, says they're ready.

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Joint effort by area fire departments saves home in Brooktondale car fire

Joint effort by area fire departments saves home in Brooktondale car fire

No one was hurt, except for a Mercedes Benz, in a fire this morning in Brooktondale, east of Ithaca. Brooktondale, Slaterville, and Ithaca firefighters all worked together at the scene to put out the car fire and save the nearby home and other vehicles.

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