Expect delays around Cornell's west campus Monday and Tuesday morning

Expect delays around Cornell's west campus Monday and Tuesday morning

Part of West Avenue, the street at the base of Libe Slope in front of Cornell University's West Campus residence halls, will be reduced to one lane this Monday and Tuesday morning.

West Avenue in front of Cornell's west campus residence halls. 14850 Photo.West Avenue in front of Cornell's west campus residence halls. 14850 Photo.An alert from Cornell says the lane closure, which is for utility work, will be at the north end of West Avenue, near the intersection with University Avenue. Flaggers will be on the site to assist with traffic. 

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City of Ithaca department heads and Mayor Myrick will meet residents in their own neighborhoods this spring

City of Ithaca department heads and Mayor Myrick will meet residents in their own neighborhoods this spring

It's called "City Hall in Your Neighborhood," and it's a plan that will bring City of Ithaca elected officials and administrative staff to gatherings around town. The first is this Wednesday afternoon.

"This is a chance for community members to learn more about what city departments are involved in and responsible for," says Kevin Sutherland, chief of staff to Mayor Svante Myrick. "Give faces to names and answer questions," he says.

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Ryan Reynolds named winner of Whitney Point mayor election after recount

Ryan Reynolds named winner of Whitney Point mayor election after recount

Democratic candidate Ryan Reynolds was named the winner of the Whitney Point mayoral election following a recount this morning, according to the Broome County Board of Elections. The Board had to schedule a manual recount of paper ballots in last week's mayoral election in Whitney Point, saying the race was too close to call.

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Whitney Point mayoral election too close to call and heading to a recount

Whitney Point mayoral election too close to call and heading to a recount

The Broome County Board of Elections has scheduled a manual recount of paper ballots in last week's mayoral election in Whitney Point, saying the race was too close to call. The Board of Elections will meet at 9am on Tuesday, March 24, at the Village of Whitney Point offices on Liberty Street for the recount.

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8th annual Ithaca St. Baldrick's Day this Sunday will raise funds to fight childhood cancer

8th annual Ithaca St. Baldrick's Day this Sunday will raise funds to fight childhood cancer

Friends and family of children who lose their hair to cancer treatments sometimes shave their heads in solidarity. That's the spirit that brings participants to the 8th annual Ithaca St. Baldrick's head-shaving event this Sunday at Kilpatrick's Publick House.

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Light snow likely Friday, before temperatures rise for the weekend

Light snow likely Friday, before temperatures rise for the weekend

The National Weather Service says a low pressure system will spread snow across northeast Pennsylvania and Central New York on Friday morning, before higher temperatures shift precipitation to rain.

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Judge dismisses all charges, in the interests of justice, for 42 Seneca Lake protesters

Judge dismisses all charges, in the interests of justice, for 42 Seneca Lake protesters

Judge Raymond Berry granted a motion "in the interests of justice" to dismiss all charges against 42 area residents who had been arrested for acts of civil disobedience protesting gas storage at a Seneca Lake facility. The charges were dismissed on Wednesday night in Town of Reading Court.

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Dozens of technology vendors and seminars as Ithaca College marks 25th annual Educational Technology Day

Dozens of technology vendors and seminars as Ithaca College marks 25th annual Educational Technology Day

Over 60 "national and regional vendors," including such Central New York businesses as Rosie, Seneca Data Distributors, and All-Mode Communications, as well as multinational corporations like Apple, AT&T, Epson, Scantron, and Staples, will be on hand to talk about technology with attendees of Ithaca College's Educational Technology Day. The 24th annual event, which runs from 9am-4pm this Thursday, is free and open to the public.

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Mayor Svante Myrick seeks donations as he considers a re-election run

Mayor Svante Myrick seeks donations as he considers a re-election run

"Four years ago this week," Mayor Svante Myrick says, is when he decided to run for mayor of the City of Ithaca. Today, he's "gauging support for a re-election campaign."

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Dr. Francis H. Fox, iconic Cornell veterinarian and teacher, has died at 92

Dr. Francis H. Fox, iconic Cornell veterinarian and teacher, has died at 92

Dr. Francis H. Fox, who may be best known to the Ithaca community as the man whose age is painted on an old railroad bridge over Route 366 on Varna each year, passed away Friday at the age of 92. 

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