Pedestrian suffers heart attack on Green Street

Pedestrian suffers heart attack on Green Street

Bangs Ambulance and Ithaca Fire Department crews responded when a man collapsed on Green Street at lunchtime on Friday, officials say. The elderly man was crossing the street with his wife when he collapsed due to a heart attack, and pulled her down with him.

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Fire extinguished in Balch Hall after students evacuate dorm on a frigid night

Fire extinguished in Balch Hall after students evacuate dorm on a frigid night

Ithaca firefighters were able to extinguish a fire in Cornell University's Balch Hall, after a fire alarm and a passerby spotting flames coming from a third-floor window alerted residents to the fire. The person walking by called 911 just before 1am upon seeing the flames.

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Big Red athletes spearhead blood drive and bone marrow registration drive this week

Big Red athletes spearhead blood drive and bone marrow registration drive this week

Several Cornell University sports teams are teaming up for a pair of potentially life-saving events this week. Cornell men's and women's lacrosse teams are hosting their ninth annual "Save the Day" blood drive on Thursday with the Dream Factory of Central New York, and multiple teams are involved in Saturday's "Be the Match" bone marrow registration drive.

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A statewide state of emergency and a City Hall snow day? Mayor Myrick might as well shovel the snow.

A statewide state of emergency and a City Hall snow day? Mayor Myrick might as well shovel the snow.

The snowstorm that closed dozens of Central New York school districts, caused Cornell University and Ithaca College to delay opening, and prompted Governor Cuomo to declare a state of emergency so state resources could be deployed left many area adults scrambling for childcare, working from home, or otherwise with an altered schedule. What did Mayor Svante Myrick do with his suddenly free schedule? He offered to help shovel everyone's driveways.

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Area school districts close as snowstorm socks Central New York

Area school districts close as snowstorm socks Central New York

Ithaca City School District and most other area schools have announced they're closed for the day, as several inches of snow have fallen across the Southern Tier and Central New York. Trumansburg, Lansing, Dryden, Whitney Point, Binghamton, Spencer - Van Etten, and Syracuse districts are all closed.

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Cornell and Ithaca College plan to delay opening Wednesday as winter storm approaches

Cornell and Ithaca College plan to delay opening Wednesday as winter storm approaches

Cornell University officials say the University will close at 3am as an anticipated winter storm approaches the Ithaca area. As of Tuesday evening, the school plans to reopen at 9:30am, with classes slated to begin at 10am. Ithaca College has announced similar plans to open offices at 9:30 and begin classes at 10.

Weather forecasts for the area suggest as much as 10-14 inches of snow could fall between Tuesday evening and Wednesday evening, when the snow is likely to taper off.

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Enfield man in county jail after assault in West End over $20 debt

Enfield man in county jail after assault in West End over $20 debt

James A. Terry, Jr. is in Tompkins County Jail tonight after two incidents in which he assaulted and threatened a man over a $20 debt. Ithaca police say the 44-year-old Enfield man was arraigned after being arrested Tuesday evening on charges of second degree assault and resisting arrest.

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Winter storm warning suggests as much as a foot of snow for Ithaca area

Winter storm warning suggests as much as a foot of snow for Ithaca area

With as much 10-14 inches of snow forecast for the area from late tonight through Wednesday evening, Ithaca's string of light snowfalls this winter may be at an end. Forecasters say the storm heading for the northeast will bring 7-16 inches of snowfall or mixed precipitation, and Ithaca falls in the middle of a band that's likely to get all snow.

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Downtown Ithaca store relocations mean a huge winter sale this weekend

Downtown Ithaca store relocations mean a huge winter sale this weekend

Two popular boutiques on the Downtown Ithaca Commons, not usually known for thrift-store prices, are currently having an unreal clearance sale. But not because they’re closing down permanently. Cue the Billy Joel, because Avanti and Evolution 102 are moving out!

Evolution, currently on the edge of the Commons on its west side, is moving to Avanti’s current location near Green Street, while Avanti relocates next door to 115 South Cayuga Street.

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This weekend's Big Red women's hockey games will promote mental health awareness and LGBT inclusion

This weekend's Big Red women's hockey games will promote mental health awareness and LGBT inclusion

Cornell women's ice hockey fans are encouraged to wear purple to Friday night's game against Yale to raise mental health awareness, and bright colors to Saturday afternoon's game against Brown to support LGBT inclusiveness. The Big Red, 14-3-4 overall, are returning to Lynah after winning just one of their last four games.

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