Some people haven't figured out how to use the newly repaved Cayuga Street yet

Some people haven't figured out how to use the newly repaved Cayuga Street yet

Old habits die hard? We might as well give people the benefit of the doubt that they're not intentionally flouting the law with the new configuration on North Cayuga Street.

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Downtown Ithaca streets, gridlocked due to bomb threat at Hilton Garden Inn, have reopened

Downtown Ithaca streets, gridlocked due to bomb threat at Hilton Garden Inn, have reopened

Update: IPD has issued an all-clear, and streets in the area have reopened.

Ithaca Police asked commuters and community members to avoid driving into or through Downtown Ithaca on Monday afternoon. Authorities have evacuated the Hilton Garden Inn following a bomb threat, and IPD says the area is "gridlocked."

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Time to get your annual flu shot! Where to find one around Ithaca and Tompkins County

Time to get your annual flu shot! Where to find one around Ithaca and Tompkins County

Flu vaccinations are now available in Ithaca and Tompkins County, and the CDC recommends everyone six months of age and older get a flu shot, every year.

"It takes about two weeks after vaccination for your body to develop full protection against the flu," says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which recommends getting a flu vaccine as soon as possible once they're available each fall, to protect yourself and your loved ones, especially those who are particularly susceptible to infection.

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Need a place to watch Tuesday's Democratic debate? Ithaca for Bernie is hosting a viewing party.

Need a place to watch Tuesday's Democratic debate? Ithaca for Bernie is hosting a viewing party.

Five candidates will be on the stage on Tuesday evening for the first Democratic presidential candidate debate -- six if Joe Biden tosses his hat in the ring -- and Ithaca for Bernie is hosting a viewing party.

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Tompkins health officials looking for dog that bit a man near Cornell suspension bridge

Tompkins health officials looking for dog that bit a man near Cornell suspension bridge

The Tompkins County Health Department says they're looking for a dog that bit a man on Sunday morning near Cornell University's pedestrian suspension bridge, to make sure the dog doesn't have a rabies infection.

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Crane delivery to downtown Marriott construction site will cause traffic delays Thursday

Crane delivery to downtown Marriott construction site will cause traffic delays Thursday

The next phase of construction of Downtown Ithaca's new Marriott Hotel requires a large crane at the site, and delivery of the crane, in pieces, will cause traffic delays on Thursday. That's the word from the City of Ithaca. "The Marriott Hotel project is coming along nicely, and they are preparing for the next phase of construction," the City said in a statement.

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The Chapter House is coming down, but will rise again

The Chapter House is coming down, but will rise again

The Chapter House, the popular Collegetown pub that was mortally wounded in a fire six months ago, is coming down this afternoon, but it will be rebuilt.

Crews tearing down the Chapter House on Tuesday. 14850 Photo.Crews tearing down the Chapter House on Tuesday. 14850 Photo.Crews on Tuesday afternoon were demolishing the historic Stewart Avenue building, after owners and city officials decided the structure was too badly damaged by April's fire -- and the subsequent exposure to the elements -- to be repaired.

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Police and Firefighters gathering for first annual police vs fire softball game to benefit Make A Wish

Police and Firefighters gathering for first annual police vs fire softball game to benefit Make A Wish

Ithaca College's Kostrinsky Field will be the site of this Saturday's benefit softball game, pitting Ithaca's firefighters and police officers in "the inaugural game of a new tradition." 

"Looks like beautiful fall weather for the game tomorrow," says organizer Barry Banfield. "Game on as planned!" Early weather forecasts for this weekend were less optimistic.

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All clear at Trumansburg schools Friday after security concern leads to lockout

All clear at Trumansburg schools Friday after security concern leads to lockout

"All operations are back to normal" at Trumansburg Central School District school buildings after what officials called "a potential security issue at our Middle School" led them to place all three schools "in a lockout condition" on Friday morning.

A message on the Trumansburg district web site on Friday.A message on the Trumansburg district web site on Friday.District superintendent Michael McGuire tells 14850 Today "a family in stress due to something outside the school" led to the concern.

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One week left to set party affiliation for New York's April primary or register to vote in November

One week left to set party affiliation for New York's April primary or register to vote in November

The 2016 presidential election promises a rousing primary season, and New Yorkers need to be aware that if they need to change their party affiliation, it has to be soon. October 9th is both the last date to register as a voter for this year's general election, and the last date to change party affiliations for next April's primary.

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