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INHS awarded $2M grant from U.S. Dept. of Treasury

Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services has received a $2 million grant from the U.S Department of Treasury to provide a number of services for Tompkins County homeowners.

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City begins work on controversial Old Elmira Road project

Business owners have criticized project since last year, expressing concerns about costs being levied on businesses for work along roadway

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Police: Man serving on grand jury in Cortland County tipped off defendant

Police say Homer man disclosed indictment, testimony to defendant in drug-related cases

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County lawmakers get first look at 2015 budget

Includes 0.7 percent increase in the tax rate.

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Two suspects admit to more than 20 burglaries in Ithaca, Tompkins County

Two suspects were caught trying to break into Subway location in Ithaca early Tuesday morning.

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GOP Gov. Candidate Astorino makes education proposals

The Republican trying to oust New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state constitution should be changed to allow direct election of the Board of Regents.

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Ithaca man assaulted during home burglary

Ithaca Police are searching for the three suspects.

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Ithaca woman revived from drug overdose

It's the first time that the Ithaca Fire Department has used the new treatment.

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Cortland officials implementing changes as Cortaca Jug weekend looms

The annual Cortaca Jug football game is a little more than two months away, and the Cortland community is already taking steps to try and prevent over-the-top booze-fueled partying that headlined the news last year.

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Local police had a busy Labor Day weekend

This past Labor Day weekend was the first full weekend with college students back in town, and local police were out conducting Quality of Life patrols.

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Police: Man stabbed, killed woman in central New York home

Stephen Schumejda is accused in domestic incident reported Monday morning in Cazenovia

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Northern New York father says abducted girls “doing well”

Girls were abducted in August, released 24 hours later; two people have been charged

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Growers expecting another good apple crop in New York

New York Farm Bureau predicts above-average crop this year, following record year in 2013

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Man rescued from water at base of Ithaca Falls

Emergency crews say man nearly drowned Monday afternoon at waterfall off Lake Street

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Firearms stolen from Cortlandville home

Theft happened sometime Monday morning at home on McCloy Road

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Health Report: Does protective headgear really reduce the risk of concussion in football?

The risk of head injuries and concussions in football continues to be an issue at the professional and grade school level.

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Working group on truck traffic in Ithaca has yet to meet

A working group tasked with coming up with ways to try and prevent tragic accidents involving large trucks in downtown Ithaca has yet to meet.

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State officials look to fix battered Route 327

State Route 327 in Enfield is still damaged due to heavy rainfall in the summer of 2013.

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Report critical of New York’s anti-smoking efforts

Report from American Cancer Society shows New York is making cuts in programs to prevent tobacco use

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Investigation continues into early Sunday stabbing in Ithaca

Stabbing happened before 1 a.m. on Hillview Place on Ithaca's South Hill

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