Most area schools delayed or closed on Thursday morning due to poor road conditions

Most area schools delayed or closed on Thursday morning due to poor road conditions

After a night of snow, most school districts in the Ithaca area are opening on a two-hour delay, with some deciding before daybreak to close entirely on Thursday morning. Ithaca City School District is among those on a two-hour delay.

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Some schools delayed or closing across the area

Some schools delayed or closing across the area

A storm that remained mostly to our east through Tuesday is bringing light snow to the Ithaca area now, and some area schools are delaying opening or are closed for the day.

Lansing Central School District is dismissing early today, at 1pm for middle and high schools and 2pm for elementary school. After-school program is closed, and tonight’s concert is rescheduled for 12/15.

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Cornell senior arrested breaking into campus health center to steal drugs, police say

Cornell senior arrested breaking into campus health center to steal drugs, police say

A Cornell University student was caught in the act while trying to steal drugs from the Gannett Health Center early Monday morning, University officials say. The student had reportedly broken in through a smashed window.

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Schools begin closing across Southern Tier and Central New York as winter storm approaches

Schools begin closing across Southern Tier and Central New York as winter storm approaches

Several school districts in our area have begun to close early or cancel after-school activities and childcare as an anticipated major winter storm approaches Central New York.

Whitney Point Central School District is closing today at 1:30. All after-school activities are cancelled.

Union-Endicott Schools are dismissing early today due to the winter weather: 

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Winter Storm Warning: NWS expects several inches of snow through Thursday morning

Winter Storm Warning: NWS expects several inches of snow through Thursday morning

The National Weather Service in Binghamton, which has been tracking a mid-week winter storm, this afternoon upgraded their expectations and issued a Winter Storm Warning for Tompkins County and all of Central New York. The storm is expected to begin as sleet or freezing rain overnight, and turn to snow on Tuesday.

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Ithaca high school security officer, who made an impression on generations of students, has died

Ithaca high school security officer, who made an impression on generations of students, has died

Students at Ithaca High School observed a moment of silence this morning to remember Daniel Wells, known by many as "Boone." Mr. Wells, who served as a security officer at the school for 41 years, died early today at Cayuga Medical Center "after a brief illness," the school says.

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Ithaca Generator's pop-up design studio will let you play with their laser cutter

Ithaca Generator's pop-up design studio will let you play with their laser cutter

Ithaca Generator’s new laser cutter gets a second outing this Friday at the Pop-Up Design Studio. Consultants and volunteers from Ithaca College’s Park School of Communications will be on hand to help attendees with creating and manufacturing their own designs on paper. 

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City of Ithaca selling abandoned vehicles this week at towing lots

City of Ithaca selling abandoned vehicles this week at towing lots

The City of Ithaca has eleven vehicles for sale this week pursuant to New York State's "abandoned vehicles" law. Sales will take place at three towing lots the morning of Wednesday, December 3rd.

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Cayuga Heights Police arrest 32-year-old man in death of Cornell engineering student

Cayuga Heights Police arrest 32-year-old man in death of Cornell engineering student

Cayuga Heights police chief James M. Steinmetz says officers arrested a 32-year-old resident of the village on one count of murder in the second degree, following a domestic incident that occurred early Thursday evening. Benjamin A. Cayea is being held without bail.

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That low-flying helicopter you see is just doing a routine infrared scan

That low-flying helicopter you see is just doing a routine infrared scan

Cornell University says a helicopter will be flying low over and around campus on Saturday evening, but it's nothing to worry about.

According to university officials, the Cornell Utilities Department has scheduled the helicopter flight to conduct an infrared survey of the campus's steam distribution system as part of its regular system maintenance plans. The infrared scans help to ensure there are no leaks or weak spots in the steam pipes.

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