With extreme cold and a wind chill warning in the forecast, area school districts begin to delay or close for Friday

With extreme cold and a wind chill warning in the forecast, area school districts begin to delay or close for Friday

The temperature is dropping this afternoon from a high in the 20s, and Friday's temperature won't get much above zero in Central New York. Between the cold and forecast winds that could push wind chill values as low as 35 below zero, several schools have already decided to delay opening or close tomorrow.

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Students upset with new health fee planning to protest at Cornell Student Assembly meeting

Students upset with new health fee planning to protest at Cornell Student Assembly meeting

Cornell University students are upset about a health fee announced last week by the University, and some plan to protest this afternoon at a scheduled Student Assembly meeting. The action comes after a group of over 100 students occupied President David Skorton's office and other administrative offices in Day Hall on Monday.

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No pups, but plenty of pints, at Rogues' Harbor for SPCA Pints for Pups fundraiser

No pups, but plenty of pints, at Rogues' Harbor for SPCA Pints for Pups fundraiser

This Thursday evening is the annual "Pints for Pups" craft beer tasting and fundraiser for the SPCA of Tompkins County, at Lansing's Rogues' Harbor Inn. A $15 donation to the SPCA covers tastings with several participating breweries.

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IPD investigating rape in Collegetown, says Cornell

IPD investigating rape in Collegetown, says Cornell

The Ithaca Police Department is investigating a report of rape from an apartment in the 100 block of Dryden Road, in Collegetown, according to an alert from Cornell University. Cornell is required to report certain crimes to the campus community in accordance with the Clery Act of 1998.

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Ithaca's RadioShack store not among those scheduled to be closed in company restructuring

Ithaca's RadioShack store not among those scheduled to be closed in company restructuring

After filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on February 5th, RadioShack Corp released a list over the weekend of 1,784 stores it plans to close by the end of March. Ithaca's store isn't on the chopping block yet.

The company, which has operated a chain of electronics stores that dates back to 1921, is closing a first round of 162 stores by February 17th, a second round of 986 stores by February 28th, and a third round of 636 stores by March 31st.

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Ithaca area schools now closed; several districts delaying or closing for the day Monday

Ithaca area schools now closed; several districts delaying or closing for the day Monday

Most school districts in the Ithaca area are now closed, after originally planning to open on a two-hour delay on Monday morning. A slow-moving snowstorm with sleet or freezing drizzle in some areas has made for heavy, wet snow accumulation and icy roads.

Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3) is closed today. All day and evening classes at all locations are canceled. Students in the residence halls can get meals at the TC3 Eatery from 10am-2pm.

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Did you witness this hit-and-run accident on Plain Street? Please contact IPD.

Did you witness this hit-and-run accident on Plain Street? Please contact IPD.

An Ithaca couple say their car was damaged by a hit-and-run driver late Saturday night or early Sunday morning. They're hoping the driver or a witness will come forward.

The Ithaca Police Department believes the vehicle that hit the couple's white Volkswagen was a blue passenger car with studded snow tires, judging by blue paint residue left behind and other evidence at the scene. The accident occurred in the 200 block of South Plain Street, near the intersection with West Green Street.

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Winter storm warning in effect Sunday and Monday for Central New York

Winter storm warning in effect Sunday and Monday for Central New York

The National Weather Service says their confidence is growing that a "complex" and "long duration" winter storm will bring several inches of snow and the potential for icy conditions to Central New York. The storm is likely to bring 8-12 inches of snow to the Ithaca area.

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Snow plow operator unhurt after plow overturns in ditch

Snow plow operator unhurt after plow overturns in ditch

We were relieved to hear the snow plow operator whose plow overturned in a ditch this morning was apparently unhurt in the mishap. The driver was unable to keep the plow upright while attempting to plow at the side of a rural stretch of two-lane road.

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Ithaca Fire Department says quick action kept fire calls from becoming disasters

Ithaca Fire Department says quick action kept fire calls from becoming disasters

Ithaca Fire Department public information officer Lt. Thomas T. Basher Jr. credits occupants of two buildings that had minor fires last night for quick action that prevented disasters. A fire on Turkey Hill Road and a fire in Collegetown were among the incidents keeping Ithaca firefighters busy on Wednesday night.

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