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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Cornell women's hockey in the North Country for ECAC tournament weekend

Cornell women's hockey in the North Country for ECAC tournament weekend

The Big Red women's ice hockey team swept Princeton in last weekend's ECAC quarterfinal series at Lynah RInk to earn a trip north for the championship tournament. Cornell will face Harvard in the second of two semifinal games on Saturday afternoon at Clarkson University's Cheel Arena.

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A weekend full of hockey at Lynah Rink begins as Cornell women welcome Princeton back for a rematch

A weekend full of hockey at Lynah Rink begins as Cornell women welcome Princeton back for a rematch

Despite a pair of losses last weekend to close out their regular season, Big Red women's ice hockey hosts a quarterfinal series for the first round of ECAC playoffs. Their opponent? The Princeton Tigers, who held on for a 4-3 win over Cornell on Saturday.

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Ithaca schools issue cold-weather bus advisory for Thursday and Friday

Ithaca schools issue cold-weather bus advisory for Thursday and Friday

Update: And Monday morning, and we'd bet on Tuesday, as well.

The Ithaca City School District has issued a cold-weather bus advisory for tomorrow and Friday mornings, as overnight temperatures in the Ithaca area are expected to drop to or below zero for the next two nights.

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City says it's Pothole Season, encourages residents to report damaged streets

City says it's Pothole Season, encourages residents to report damaged streets

"You might have noticed that we are in pothole season," City of Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick said this morning on his Facebook page. The understatement follows a spate of public complaints about the condition of area roadways, and pothole coverage on Newswatch 16.

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