Nathan Winters, who visited Ithaca on cross-country bike tour for Nature Conservancy, has died at 34

Nathan Winters, who visited Ithaca on cross-country bike tour for Nature Conservancy, has died at 34

Nathan Winters, who spent several days in Ithaca during his 4,300-mile cross-country bike trip to raise awareness of natural places and natural food, died Tuesday at Albany Medical Center after an accident on his farm. His 2009 journey raised about $50,000 for the Nature Conservancy.

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Police seeking Ithaca man, considered armed and dangerous, following Monday night shooting

Police seeking Ithaca man, considered armed and dangerous, following Monday night shooting

Ithaca police say they are looking for Clifton McBean in connection with an incident on South Plain Street last night in which multiple shots were fired, leaving a victim wounded. The investigation stemmed from officers responding to "multiple calls" reporting shots fired in the area of South Plain Street and Cleveland Avenue.

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Route 96 closed this morning after recycling truck mishap

Route 96 closed this morning after recycling truck mishap

A recycling truck lost its contents on Route 96 just north of Jacksonville on Tuesday morning, spilling glass, cardboard, and other debris, and forcing commuters to find a detour between Trumansburg and Ithaca. Route 96 may be closed until the broken glass can be cleaned up.

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Cornell Police hosting annual child safety seat check this Saturday

Cornell Police hosting annual child safety seat check this Saturday

The Cornell University Police Department is hosting a free child safety seat check this Saturday morning, April 26th, for area parents. The event will be from 9am-noon at the Cornell Grounds Shop at 307 Palm Road, off Route 366 east of campus.

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Triphammer Road closure extended to next Tuesday

Triphammer Road closure extended to next Tuesday

A portion of Triphammer Road in Ithaca's northeast has reopened to traffic today, but will be closed again next Monday and Tuesday, as repair work scheduled for this week has been extended. The City of Ithaca's Water & Sewer Division will resume work on damaged and leaking water valves on Monday, April 28th, at 7am.

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Trio of campus and community marches will converge downtown for Take Back the Night rally

Trio of campus and community marches will converge downtown for Take Back the Night rally

A trio of marches originating on the Cornell and Ithaca College campuses and on Ithaca's northside will converge on Downtown Ithaca's Dewitt Park for the annual Take Back the Night rally this Friday night. The evening will begin with music and informational tables downtown, and the rally will begin in Dewitt Park at about 7pm.

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Generous donor offers a $30,000 matching challenge to spark gifts to SPCA

Generous donor offers a $30,000 matching challenge to spark gifts to SPCA

The SPCA of Tompkins County says "a warm-hearted and very generous friend" has offered a matching challenge this spring. She will match up to $30,000 in donations made between now and May 31st. SPCA executive director Jim Bouderau says, "This 'matchmaker' is challenging our community to rally in their support."

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Detour: Triphammer Road will be closed this Tuesday through Friday

Detour: Triphammer Road will be closed this Tuesday through Friday

A portion of Triphammer Road in Ithaca's northeast will be closed this Tuesday through Friday for water service repairs. The City of Ithaca's Water & Sewer Division will be working on damaged and leaking water valves beginning at 7am Tuesday, April 22nd.

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Hanshaw Road closing to westbound traffic beginning Monday for road reconstruction

Hanshaw Road closing to westbound traffic beginning Monday for road reconstruction

A long stretch of Hanshaw Road in Ithaca's northeast, closed in one direction for much of last year, will close again this Monday morning to all westbound traffic for about three months. Tompkins County is continuing a major road widening and reconstruction project that extends from the intersection with Pleasant Grove Road near Community Corners to Sapsucker Woods Road.

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Downtown Ithaca stabbing reported to police by hospital

Downtown Ithaca stabbing reported to police by hospital

A man who was stabbed late Saturday night in downtown Ithaca went to the emergency room for treatment before reporting the attack to police. IPD learned of the stabbing from hospital personnel.

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