Serious flooding around Ithaca and Lansing after another afternoon of heavy rain

Serious flooding around Ithaca and Lansing after another afternoon of heavy rain

We're hearing lots of reports of localized flooding around Tompkins County after an afternoon of heavy rain. Severe thunderstorms dropped hail as big as golf balls and nearly an inch of rain in just a couple of hours.

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Ithaca City School District says Caroline Elementary has been removed from state list of persistently dangerous schools

Ithaca City School District says Caroline Elementary has been removed from state list of persistently dangerous schools

Caroline Elementary School, which has been on a New York State education department list of "persistently dangerous" schools since the 2012-2013 school year, has been removed from the list, according to ICSD superintendent Luvelle Brown.

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Ithaca police looking into reported late-night shooting at West Village Apartments

Ithaca police looking into reported late-night shooting at West Village Apartments

The Ithaca Police Department responded to multiple calls to Tompkins County Dispatch reporting shots fired late Friday night, but never found any suspects or victims. The incident shortly after midnight was near Abbott Lane, in the West Village Apartments complex on Ithaca's west hill.

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Home health aide charged with grand larceny after stealing from elderly woman she cared for

Home health aide charged with grand larceny after stealing from elderly woman she cared for

Stacey L. Courtright, a 24-year-old home health aide from Ovid has been arraigned on charges of grand larceny after police say she stole from the elderly Ithaca woman she was caring for.

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14850 Happenings: Movies in the Park each Friday through August

14850 Happenings: Movies in the Park each Friday through August

Outdoor drive-in movie theatres are becoming hard to find, but outdoor movies have returned to Ithaca in recent years. This summer, the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Movies in the Park series with movie nights at Stewart Park throughout August.

The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art has hosted free community movie nights with films projected on the side of their iconic east hill building, and Cornell Cinema has offered movies on the Willard Straight Hall terrace the last couple of summers.

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14850 Happenings: Women's softball league fundraiser and party at The Dock

14850 Happenings: Women's softball league fundraiser and party at The Dock

The Ithaca Women's Softball League's annual party this Thursday will double as a fundraiser to help ensure that the league is open to women of all income levels.

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Dramatic rope rescue as IFD team saves 12-year-old boy after a fall in Lansing

Dramatic rope rescue as IFD team saves 12-year-old boy after a fall in Lansing

A 12-year-old boy who fell partway down a 300-foot cliff in Lansing was rescued Monday afternoon by the Ithaca Fire Department rope rescue team. It was the second time in less than a week the rope squad was called to assist the victim of a fall.

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Elderly Danby man rescued after fall into south hill gorge

Elderly Danby man rescued after fall into south hill gorge

First responders called in the Ithaca Fire Department rope rescue team to assist in helping an elderly man out of a south hill gorge on Thursday afternoon. The man in his 70s had fallen into a gorge behind his property on Comfort Road near Buttermilk Falls State Park and a passerby called 911.

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Aurora Street reopens to traffic four weeks after Simeon's disaster

Aurora Street reopens to traffic four weeks after Simeon's disaster

After nearly four weeks, the 100 block of North Aurora Street has reopened to traffic after being closed in the wake of the truck accident that damaged Simeon's on the Commons and took the life of bartender Amanda Bush. Both lanes have reopened to northbound traffic.

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GrassRoots kicks off with lovely weather, snazzy raffle, and streaming video

GrassRoots kicks off with lovely weather, snazzy raffle, and streaming video

Are you ready? The Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance is off and running! The four-day celebration at the Trumansburg Fairground includes music, art, food, dancing, workshops, kids' games, camping, and lots more.

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