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SPCA will close Annex location at Ithaca Mall this winter

Mark H. Anbinder | Posted 2 months ago.

The SPCA of Tompkins County plans to close the SPCA Annex at the Shops at Ithaca Mall effective January 1st, 2018, according to executive director Jim Bouderau. The Annex opened in 2009 “in response to overcrowding at the Pet Adoption Center on Hanshaw Road,” Bouderau says. “The Annex has been...

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State police issue alert for missing Brooktondale woman

Mark H. Anbinder | Posted about 2 months ago.

The New York State Police have issued a “missing vulnerable adult alert” for Beverly B. Cleveland, 92, from Brooktondale. She was last seen Sunday afternoon driving east on Slaterville Road, east of Ithaca, and then on I-81 in Binghamton. The 92-year-old white woman “may appear confused and di...

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Trey Anastasio tickets for State Theatre show sell out in minutes

Mark H. Anbinder | Posted about 2 months ago.

Tickets available for February’s Trey Anastasio show at Ithaca’s State Theatre sold out in minutes, in both Thursday’s presale and Friday’s general sale, leaving would-be buyers frustrated. Tickets for the mid-winter show went on sale to subscribers of the DSP Shows mailing list at 10am Thursd...

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Odd-even parking back in effect in City of Ithaca with snow approaching

Mark H. Anbinder | Posted about 1 month ago.

The City of Ithaca suspended seasonal odd-even parking regulations earlier this fall, but they’re back in effect “until further notice” with snow expected this week. “When we have snow on the way we will activate Odd/Even parking,” Mayor Myrick announced at the end of October. “When we’ve clea...

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Pay what you like for new Ithaca song to benefit Planned Parenthood

Mark H. Anbinder | Posted 16 days ago.

Several Ithaca musicians have collaborated on “I Won’t Give Up,” a song released on New Year’s Day to benefit Planned Parenthood of the Southern Finger Lakes. The track features Maddy Walsh, Mike Suave, and Mike Parker of the Blind Spots, Dan Lisbe of the Gunpoets, Richie Stearns of the Horse Fli...

How to thaw frozen pipes, or keep them from freezing in the first place

Mark H. Anbinder | Posted 16 days ago.

The Ithaca Fire Department has wise words for area residents who are experiencing frozen water pipes in their houses and apartments due to the frigid weather: never use anything but a hair dryer to thaw them! A hair dryer on hot, aimed at pipes from a few inches away, might take a while, but t...

Family Reading Partnership Announces New Executive Director

Anna Kryczka | Posted over 1 year ago.
Content of this article provided by Liz Kinast (Development and Public Relations Manager of Family Reading Partnership)

ITHACA, NY–Sherri Koski, president of Family Reading Partnership’s Board of Directors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Alyson Evans as the organization’s new executive director. Aly brings over 25 years of experience in non-profit education leadership, where she has worked to develop, f...

Schools are closed due to wintry weather on Monday

Mark H. Anbinder | Posted about 1 year ago.

Quite a few area school districts are closed this Monday morning, November 21st. Check back to or for updates. Closed for the day on November 21st: Ithaca City School District Lansing Central School District Dryden Central School District Trumansburg Central School Dis...

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Wreath ceremony will mark anniversary of Ithaca police officer’s death

Mark H. Anbinder | Posted 2 months ago.

A wreath laying ceremony at 11am today will mark the 21st anniversary of the line-of-duty death of Ithaca Police Department investigator Michael A. Padula. The ceremony will be at his grave site at the Calvary Cemetery on Five Mile Drive. Inv. Padula died of a stab wound to the neck when he an...

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City of Ithaca suspending Odd-Even winter parking restrictions

Mark H. Anbinder | Posted 2 months ago.

Mayor Svante Myrick announced on Tuesday afternoon that the City of Ithaca is suspending its long-derided seasonal Odd-Even Parking regulations, hours before the policy would go into effect at midnight. The development is thanks to the implementation of Tompkins County’s new Swift911 system. “...

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