Musical community benefit at Stewart Park for those affected by downtown crash

Musical community benefit at Stewart Park for those affected by downtown crash

The Ithaca community is coming together on Tuesday evening for a benefit event at Stewart Park to help those affected by the tragic crash at Simeon's on June 20th. The July 15th event will feature music from Tru Bleu, Dave Hawthorn, and the Jeff Love Band. Originally scheduled for July 8th, this event was postponed to July 15th due to last week's stormy forecast. The 6pm benefit has also been moved to Stewart Park's large pavilion, which means it can take place rain or shine.

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Man arrested for meth possession after he's spotted driving suspiciously in parking garage

Man arrested for meth possession after he's spotted driving suspiciously in parking garage

Ithaca police say Elias W. Rogers, a 21-year-old City of Ithaca resident, was arrested early Thursday morning after an IPD officer on foot patrol saw "erratic and suspicious operation" of vehicles in the Seneca Street parking garage.

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Rosamond Gifford Zoo celebrating centennial with $1 admission this Monday

Rosamond Gifford Zoo celebrating centennial with $1 admission this Monday

Are you on summer vacation with the kids next week, and find that there is almost nothing to do on a Monday? Why not take a short drive to Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse?

Amur tigers resting on a hot day at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse. 14850 Photo.Amur tigers resting on a hot day at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse. 14850 Photo.On Monday, July 14th, 2014, the zoo will be celebrating their 100th anniversary! That’s a centennial of raising awareness and conservation of animal species and their habitats.

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Seth Peacock files nominating petitions for September primary

Seth Peacock files nominating petitions for September primary

Seth Peacock, appointed just last week by Mayor Svante Myrick to fill the City Court Judge vacancy left by the retirement of Judge Judith Rossiter, filed his nominating petitions this morning with the Tompkins County Board of Elections to run for re-election to the seat after the current term expires at the end of the year.

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Familiar and New combine to make magic at the 2014 GrassRoots Festival

Familiar and New combine to make magic at the 2014 GrassRoots Festival

In just a week the tents and trailers will fill up the Trumansburg Fairground again as the 24th Annual GrassRoots Festival of Music and Dance kicks off. The annual tradition runs from Thursday July 17th through Sunday July 20th, 2014, and it comes full of the familiar and the new. For the third year in a row, I’ll break down what’s happening for 14850 Magazine so you can be sure not to miss any of the hidden gems. Before delving into the musical cornucopia that is GrassRoots, though, I should mention a couple of the biggest changes.

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NYSEG offering dry ice and water, and Lansing high school opening Thursday, for area residents without power

NYSEG offering dry ice and water, and Lansing high school opening Thursday, for area residents without power

With thousands of residents in and around Lansing still without power, and NYSEG saying it may be Saturday before many homes and businesses have power back, the Lansing High School will open its doors from 7:30am-Noon on Thursday morning to help.

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NYSEG making headway on power outages, but warns some may last until Saturday

NYSEG making headway on power outages, but warns some may last until Saturday

The storm that barrelled through the Ithaca area last night at about 55 miles per hour left thousands of homes and businesses without power overnight. NYSEG crews have made lots of progress, but warn that some customers may not have power restored before the weekend.

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TCAT bus hit by a tree, wires and trees downed, and power outages in the wake of severe storm

TCAT bus hit by a tree, wires and trees downed, and power outages in the wake of severe storm

A TCAT bus heading west on East State Street towards downtown Ithaca was struck by a falling tree as damaging winds and heavy rains swept across Central New York. The storm, heading east at about 55 miles per hour, has left some 12,000 homes and businesses without power and dropped numerous trees and wires around the area.

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Taste of Thai closed by Health Department due to sanitation concerns

Taste of Thai closed by Health Department due to sanitation concerns

The Taste of Thai Restaurant on the Ithaca Commons has been closed by the Tompkins County Health Department due to a public health hazard. The restaurant owner will need to show that faulty plumbing has been repaired before the eatery can reopen.

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Opening Night: Homecoming Players wrap up 2014 season with world premiere of Dotty

Opening Night: Homecoming Players wrap up 2014 season with world premiere of Dotty

The Kitchen Theatre Company's mainstage season may be over, but the live performances continue this month with the world premiere of Arthur Bicknell's new play, "Dotty." Put on by the Homecoming Players, "Dotty" tells the story of a woman moving back to her family home and trying to reconcile with her aging mother, who's in an assisted-living senior center.

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