Sexual Assault Awareness Month brings events to Ithaca and Cornell

Sexual Assault Awareness Month brings events to Ithaca and Cornell

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and both local and campus organizations have events taking place to address this topic. This week is Sexual Assault Awareness Week, so several events are focused over the next few days.

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All safe and accounted for as Chapter House and adjacent building destroyed by fire early Tuesday

All safe and accounted for as Chapter House and adjacent building destroyed by fire early Tuesday

Ithaca fire and police officials say all residents of two buildings are safe and accounted for in the wake of a fire that erupted early Tuesday morning and destroyed the Chapter House pub and the next door apartment house on Stewart Avenue. The day has brought an outpouring of nostalgia, and assistance.

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IFD able to make quick work of South Hill fire

IFD able to make quick work of South Hill fire

Just as crews had gotten the fire at Collegetown's Chapter House pub and a neighboring apartment house under control, Ithaca Fire Department was called to the scene of a fire on South Aurora Street.

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Multiple building fire in Collegetown has Stewart Avenue closed this morning

Multiple building fire in Collegetown has Stewart Avenue closed this morning

Stewart Avenue is closed this morning due to a structure fire in the 400 block of Stewart Avenue in Ithaca involving the Chapter House. Ithaca Fire Department has been on the scene since about 4:40am battling a fire involving multiple buildings.

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Busy Sunday night for Ithaca Fire Department, and a very lucky resident

Busy Sunday night for Ithaca Fire Department, and a very lucky resident

The Sunday night shift was a busy one for Ithaca's firefighters, and a resident of one of the buildings was lucky to have alert neighbors. Two of the incidents involved cooking mishaps.

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East Avenue on Cornell Campus, closed for over a year, reopening next week

East Avenue on Cornell Campus, closed for over a year, reopening next week

Much of East Avenue, the north-south thoroughfare that runs through Cornell University's central campus, has been closed to most traffic since last January. After this week, when it's fully closed for road repair, the street will reopen next week.

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Anniversary party this weekend for Triphammer Wines & Spirits

Anniversary party this weekend for Triphammer Wines & Spirits

Happy anniversary to Triphammer Wines & Spirits, the family-owned liquor store at the Triphammer Marketplace in the Village of Lansing in Ithaca's northeast. As they do each spring, the shop is hosting a storewide anniversary party this Saturday, April 11th, from 4-7pm.

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Coffee Confabs: Mayor Myrick and IPD Chief Barber will meet community members in coffee shops

Coffee Confabs: Mayor Myrick and IPD Chief Barber will meet community members in coffee shops

The City of Ithaca has been sending city officials out into the community to meet the public, and that continues as Mayor Svante Myrick and Ithaca Police Department chief John R. Barber plan "Coffee with the Mayor and Chief" at area cafes starting this week.

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Ithaca's odd-even parking ends for now, but street-cleaning restrictions begin Monday

Ithaca's odd-even parking ends for now, but street-cleaning restrictions begin Monday

The beginning of April brought the end of odd-even parking in the City of Ithaca -- at least for now. Wednesday morning from 2am-6am was the last time parking was prohibited on one side of each city street. Street cleaning begins on Monday, April 6th, though, bringing a round of temporary parking restrictions.

From November 1st through April 1st, under the current policy, 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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City of Ithaca meetings available for online viewing

City of Ithaca meetings available for online viewing

City of Ithaca Common Council meetings, and some city government committee meetings, have long been broadcast live on Time Warner Cable. Now, they're available for online viewing, too.

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