City officials: Avoid Ithaca's northside while NYSEG works on power lines

City officials: Avoid Ithaca's northside while NYSEG works on power lines

City of Ithaca officials are advising motorists to avoid Ithaca's northside while NYSEG crews work on a pole and wires that carry 12,000 volts of electricity. Power will be off in the area for about four hours.

Motorists and pedestrians are advised to avoid the 400 block of Cascadilla Street (between 4th Street and 5th Street) and the 300 block of Park Place (between Esty Street and Cascadilla Street) this afternoon.

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Police arrest Ithaca man in the midst of a west end burglary

Police arrest Ithaca man in the midst of a west end burglary

A man attempting to break into John's Convenience Store on West State Street was arrested early this morning when police officers responded to an alarm activation at the business. The Ithaca Police Department says they discovered damage to the glass front door of the store, and then. found Jonathan P. Dobbs hiding in bushes near the property.

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Two more small businesses hit in late-night burglary spree

Two more small businesses hit in late-night burglary spree

Police say two more small businesses were broken into in the early hours of Monday morning, just the latest in a spree of burglaries hitting shops, eateries, and offices in Ithaca. The latest were at opposite ends of the Route 13 corridor on Ithaca's west side.

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Fill the Bus! Ciao and BoatYard Grill are collecting school supplies for local families

Fill the Bus! Ciao and BoatYard Grill are collecting school supplies for local families

This time of year, a couple of weeks before public schools open for the fall, kids and parents are scrambling to gather what they need for the new year. Pencils, binders, and backpacks are just the beginning. For too many families, it's a stressful reminder that limited dollars don't stretch as far as they used to.

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Mayor Myrick urges patience as community reacts to police incident involving Ithaca teens

Mayor Myrick urges patience as community reacts to police incident involving Ithaca teens

The timing couldn't be odder. As the nation's attention is focused on a racially charged police incident in Ferguson, Missouri, Ithaca is reacting to an incident in the wake of last weekend's arson case. Mayor Svante Myrick says he'd "like to thank the community for their concerns and urge patience" while an investigation proceeds.

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Bring the kids! IFD hosting Kids Day at Stewart Park with fire truck rides and safety demos

Bring the kids! IFD hosting Kids Day at Stewart Park with fire truck rides and safety demos

Stewart Park is the place to be this Saturday, as the Ithaca Professional Firefighters Association hosts their annual Kids Day. They'll offer fire truck rides, fire extinguisher demonstrations, fire hose spraying, and a fire safety obstacle course.

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Rash of business burglaries continues as part of a busy night for Ithaca police

Rash of business burglaries continues as part of a busy night for Ithaca police

A rash of recent commercial burglaries continued in the wee hours of Sunday morning, as part of what turned out to be a busy night of incidents for the Ithaca Police Department. The Warehouse Carpet Outlet and another commercial building in Ithaca's west end were among the burglary victims.

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Accidental chemical combo brings IFD Hazmat Team to Kendal, sends man to hospital

Accidental chemical combo brings IFD Hazmat Team to Kendal, sends man to hospital

A man was taken to the hospital early this morning after he was overcome when an accidental chemical mix created fumes. Authorities believe the man, a maintenance staff member at Kendal at Ithaca, will be OK.

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Parole violator leads Ithaca police on a car chase, causing multiple collisions

Parole violator leads Ithaca police on a car chase, causing multiple collisions

When Ithaca police tried to arrest a parole violator on Ithaca's west side on Wednesday, he drove toward officers, pushed a police car, and then led IPD on a car chase that resulted in damage to multiple cars. 30-year-old Corbin D. Whyte, of Ithaca, was eventually apprehended.

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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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