Some New Yorkers using affidavit ballots aren't necessarily displaced voters

Some New Yorkers using affidavit ballots aren't necessarily displaced voters

Yesterday's executive order from Governor Andrew Cuomo saying displaced New York voters could vote anywhere in the state may be bringing out voters who aren't necessarily displaced. Ithaca area poll workers are seeing voters come in who live in areas affected by Sandy, but who wouldn't have been there to vote regardless.

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Governor Cuomo says New Yorkers affected by Sandy can vote anywhere in the state

Governor Cuomo says New Yorkers affected by Sandy can vote anywhere in the state

New York residents displaced from their homes by the effects of last week's storm can vote anywhere in the state, according to Governor Andrew Cuomo. Residents of New York City, Long Island, Westchester, and Rockland are included, and may vote by affidavit this Tuesday at any New York polling place.

While the New York City Board of Elections is working overtime today to make polling places available, many residents are staying elsewhere with friends and relatives.

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Tompkins County polls will be open 6am-9pm on Tuesday

Tompkins County polls will be open 6am-9pm on Tuesday

Polls in the Ithaca area will be open on Tuesday, Election Day, from 6am to 9pm. The Tompkins County Board of Elections web site offers information on polling sites, as well as sample ballots for each region of the county.

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Info session tonight at site of proposed Collegetown Crossing building and GreenStar store

Info session tonight at site of proposed Collegetown Crossing building and GreenStar store

Developers and GreenStar Coop representatives are holding an information session tonight at the site of the proposed Collegetown Crossing development. The building, at 307 College Avenue, would offer fifty residential units for up to 103 people, as well as retail space that would include a GreenStar Cooperative Market branch store serving the east hill neighborhoods.

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Annual election day pancake breakfast finds a new home at Ithaca VFW

Annual election day pancake breakfast finds a new home at Ithaca VFW

For the 39th year in a row, Ithaca's Rotary Clubs will host the annual election day pancake breakfast, but for the first time, it's being held at Ithaca's VFW hall on West State Street. The move was needed because the pancake breakfast's longtime home, the Women's Community Building, was demolished this year to make way for a new residential development.

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Ithaca police arrest suspect in Commons bomb scare

Ithaca police arrest suspect in Commons bomb scare

Ithaca Police Department Lieutenant Vincent P. Monticello says an investigation in conjunction with the FBI has led to the arrest of a suspect in the bomb scare that occurred earlier this month. Matthew Whitney, age 37, of Ithaca, has been charged with a Class E felony, placing a false bomb or hazardous substance in the second degree.

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Odd-Even parking returns to City of Ithaca streets tonight

Odd-Even parking returns to City of Ithaca streets tonight

Trick-or-Treating on the Commons isn't just a fun afternoon for kids, it's a reminder that the City of Ithaca's odd-even parking regulations go into effect at midnight tonight. From November 1st through April 1st, parking is prohibited on city streets from 2am-6am on the odd-numbered side of the street on odd-numbered days, and the even-numbered side of the street on even-numbered days.

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Cornell's Eco House offers a rare opportunity to meet a live wolf, face to face

Cornell's Eco House offers a rare opportunity to meet a live wolf, face to face

They may look like their domesticated cousin, the common pet dog, but wolves are wild animals. That's the message of Mission: Wolf, a non-profit sanctuary in Colorado that rescues and protects wolves who've been raised in captivity. Mission: Wolf's traveling ambassador program will be in Ithaca tonight.

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Ithaca area gradually returning to normal on Tuesday morning

Ithaca area gradually returning to normal on Tuesday morning

Nearly two million customers are without power statewide, mostly on Long Island and in New York City, but NYSEG reports just a few dozen with power out in Tompkins County. Ithaca City School District will be closed today, and most other area districts opening on a two-hour delay.

Cornell University and Ithaca College are open and classes are in session. Syracuse University and Tompkins Cortland Community College remain closed, and Binghamton University is open.

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Schools begin to announce delay and closing decisions for Tuesday

Schools begin to announce delay and closing decisions for Tuesday

New York State Electric and Gas reports widespread power outages for over 2,500 customers in the City of Ithaca, mostly in the Collegetown and Belle Sherman neighborhoods.

City of Ithaca mayor Svante Myrick has urged residents to avoid unnecessary travel after 9pm Monday. The National Weather Service has predicted sustained winds in the range of 30-40mph, with gusts as high as 50-60mph. Such high winds are likely to cause trees, limbs, and power lines to come down.

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