Playoff hockey weekend at Lynah will feature Olympic gold medalists Jenner and Rougeau

Playoff hockey weekend at Lynah will feature Olympic gold medalists Jenner and Rougeau

Lynah Rink will host a pair of postseason hockey matchups this weekend, with Cornell's men facing Clarkson in a best-of-three ECAC quarterfinal series that starts tonight, and the women hosting Mercyhurst on Saturday afternoon for an NCAA quarterfinal game. Adding to the draw, Cornell says Olympic gold medalists Lauriane Rougeau and Brianne Jenner will be on hand to sign autographs.

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Student residents get out safely as fire destroys Collegetown house overnight

Student residents get out safely as fire destroys Collegetown house overnight

A late-night fire in Collegetown left twelve students displaced, but none injured. Ithaca Fire Department reports that the Tompkins County 911 dispatch center received multiple calls just before 1am Friday to report a fire at 202 Eddy Street.

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Ithaca DPW crews clearing ice from Cascadilla Creek to head off flooding

Ithaca DPW crews clearing ice from Cascadilla Creek to head off flooding

The City of Ithaca says Department of Public Works crews are working to clear ice jams from Cascadilla Creek, hoping to avoid a repeat of the ice-related flooding earlier this winter. The City says its clearing efforts have sent large chunks of ice further downstream "to the next blockage point, Adams Street pedestrian bridge."

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Ithaca and other area schools dismissing early as rain turns to snow

Ithaca and other area schools dismissing early as rain turns to snow

Ithaca City School District is dismissing DeWitt Middle School, Boynton Middle School, Lehman Alternative Community School, and Ithaca High School at noon today, as cold air begins to change today's stormy weather from rain to snow across the Finger Lakes. All other Ithaca schools will close at their usual times.

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Wintry mix and heavy snow will make for a messy Central New York on Wednesday

Wintry mix and heavy snow will make for a messy Central New York on Wednesday

March isn't ready to turn into a lamb yet. After several days of arguing about the expected severity of a mid-week storm, forecasters are all agreeing a major winter storm will sweep across Western and Central New York on Wednesday. A winter storm warning is in effect from 10am Wednesday until 8am Thursday.

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Sheriff's Department releases photos of masked Rite Aid robbers

Sheriff's Department releases photos of masked Rite Aid robbers

The Tompkins County Sheriff's Department has released photos of two men who robbed the Rite Aid pharmacy on Ithaca's East Hill on Saturday evening. No one was injured in the incident, which occurred at around 6pm.

Images courtesy of TCSD.Images courtesy of TCSD.

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First responders rescue elderly woman from creek near Cass Park

First responders rescue elderly woman from creek near Cass Park

An elderly woman whose car crashed into a creek near Cass Park was rescued this afternoon, according to the Ithaca Fire Department. Tompkins County Dispatch received a call at about 3:30pm that a car had left the roadway and was in the water off Taughannock Boulevard.

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Skorton leaving Cornell in 2015 to lead Smithsonian Institution

Skorton leaving Cornell in 2015 to lead Smithsonian Institution

Cornell University President David J. Skorton will be leaving at the end of June 2015 to lead the Smithsonian Institution, Cornell announced this afternoon. His appointment as Secretary of the national museum and research complex was approved on Sunday.

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NCAA Bound: Cornell women's hockey blanks Clarkson to win ECAC Championship

NCAA Bound: Cornell women's hockey blanks Clarkson to win ECAC Championship

After Saturday's ECAC women's ice hockey semifinals each ended with six goals for the victors, no one expected a single-goal final on Sunday, but there we are. Cornell's women scored once in the first period of today's championship and held on to earn the ECAC title and advance to the first round of the NCAA tournament.

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Sheriff's Department investigating armed robbery at east hill Rite Aid

Sheriff's Department investigating armed robbery at east hill Rite Aid

Two men armed with handguns robbed the Rite Aid pharmacy near East Hill Plaza early on Saturday evening, says the Tompkins County Sheriff's Department. No one was injured in the incident, which occurred at around 6pm.

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