Home Turf: Big Red Lacrosse hosts Albany in first round of NCAA playoffs this Saturday

Home Turf: Big Red Lacrosse hosts Albany in first round of NCAA playoffs this Saturday

Cornell Lacrosse is back in town, and they're hosting Albany in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The Big Red earned an at-large bid despite falling to Princeton in last weekend's Ivy League semifinal round.

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Lou Cassaniti's annual Hot Dog Day for Tompkins SPCA will be at Press Bay Alley this Friday

Lou Cassaniti's annual Hot Dog Day for Tompkins SPCA will be at Press Bay Alley this Friday

It's an annual tradition, and this year's Hot Dogs for Dogs fundraiser will take place at Press Bay Alley, on West Green Street in Downtown Ithaca. The event is 11am-3pm on Friday, May 8th.

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National Weather Service warns of high fire danger this afternoon and evening

National Weather Service warns of high fire danger this afternoon and evening

The National Weather Service in Binghamton has issued a "red flag warning" for all of Central New York and Northeast Pennsylvania. The warning, in effect from 1-7pm EDT, reflects weather conditions that carry a high risk of fire.

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Cortland police issue Amber Alert after a forcible abduction on Friday afternoon

Cortland police issue Amber Alert after a forcible abduction on Friday afternoon

Update: Cortland Police canceled this Amber Alert at 4:59pm. No further information has been provided.

The City of Cortland Police Department has activated New York State's Amber Alert system on Friday afternoon, saying a four-year-old child was forcibly abducted from a Lincoln Avenue location in Cortland by a non-custodial parent. The activation includes Central New York, the Southern Tier, and the Hudson Valley.

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May Day demonstrations close Campus Road on Cornell campus Friday morning

May Day demonstrations close Campus Road on Cornell campus Friday morning

Cornell University says Campus Road is closed this morning from College Avenue to Hoy Road as groups of students demonstrating for May Day block traffic.

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All clear at Cornell after suspicious device found outside Clark Hall

All clear at Cornell after suspicious device found outside Clark Hall

Several buildings at Cornell University were closed for a few hours this afternoon after the Cornell University Police Department says a "suspicious device" was found outside Clark Hall. Clark Hall is on East Avenue on Cornell's central campus.

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IPD recovers stolen vehicle on south hill, nabs trio of teen joyriders

IPD recovers stolen vehicle on south hill, nabs trio of teen joyriders

The Ithaca Police Department says they recovered a vehicle that had been reported stolen. The vehicle was spotted driving on Ithaca's south hill on Monday evening with three young teenagers inside.

According to an IPD statement, police responded to the area of Clinton and Prospect Streets for a report that a stolen vehicle had been seen in the area. They soon located the vehicle "parked on the 400 block of Hillview Place," the statement says.

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Service Day event this Saturday begins at Stewart Park

Service Day event this Saturday begins at Stewart Park

Ithaca is Community! That's the theme of the fourth annual service day event, which begins this Saturday at 9am with opening ceremonies at the large pavilion at Stewart Park.

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No danger, no charges filed, says Cornell after small explosive device safely removed from campus

No danger, no charges filed, says Cornell after small explosive device safely removed from campus

Cornell University issued a statement on Thursday afternoon to say a small explosive device had been safely removed from a campus building on Tuesday afternoon. "There was no immediate danger" as Cornell University Police Department officers and the Endicott Police Department bomb squad responded to deal with the device.

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New DSW shoe warehouse opens next week at the Shops at Ithaca Mall

New DSW shoe warehouse opens next week at the Shops at Ithaca Mall

Just about everyone wears shoes, and those of us who like to buy our shoes in person will have a great new option when a DSW, or Designer Shoe Warehouse, opens at the Shops at Ithaca Mall next week. It's the first DSW in Ithaca, though the popular chain, with over 400 stores, is already in Central New York, at Vestal's Town Square Mall and Destiny USA in Syracuse.

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