Hilltop breakfast or lunch at Ithaca's Sunset Grill

Hilltop breakfast or lunch at Ithaca's Sunset Grill

Open daily for breakfast and lunch, Sunset Grill really shines for breakfast, and it shows when the crowds come on the weekend. This south hill eatery at Rogan's Corner once held Franco's Restaurant.

The breakfast menu offers lots of griddle items and a variety of omelets; two of my dining companions chose omelets, which were generous and well stuffed. Go with a Greek omelet, featuring spinach, tomatoes, onions, and feta cheese; or the Bomber omelet, named for Ithaca College's Bombers teams, with ham, bacon, and sausage, as well as your choice of cheese.

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Several school districts canceling after-school and evening activities due to snow

Several school districts canceling after-school and evening activities due to snow

School districts, colleges, government offices, and businesses closer to the east coast are sending people home early today and have already decided to close tomorrow, but here in Central New York, we're hearing from just a few school districts that they're canceling after-school and evening activities due to today's snow.

The following school districts have canceled all after-school and evening activities on Monday:

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Pedestrian struck and killed by TCAT bus on Cornell's north campus

Pedestrian struck and killed by TCAT bus on Cornell's north campus

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a TCAT bus on Jessup Road on Monday morning as Cornell University staff were heading to work, and students were heading to classes, at around 7:30am.

Update: Cornell University has identified the victim of this morning's fatal accident as Angela Stedwell, a staff member in the College of Human Ecology's Department of Human Development.

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All three airlines serving Ithaca Tompkins Airport waiving change fees as blizzard approaches northeast

All three airlines serving Ithaca Tompkins Airport waiving change fees as blizzard approaches northeast

If you're planning to travel in the next few days, a blizzard that forecasters say could dump a couple of feet of snow from the New Jersey coast up through New England could interfere. Airlines serving the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport have all issued exception notices saying they'll waive change fees for affected travelers.

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As NYC and New England residents scramble for french toast ingredients, Ithaca should escape the worst

As NYC and New England residents scramble for french toast ingredients, Ithaca should escape the worst

If your friends from New York City and New Jersey make fun of you for living in the Central New York snow belt, karma may be catching up to them. A blizzard warning has been issued for coastal areas from New Jersey up through New England for Monday afternoon through Tuesday evening.

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Pedestrian killed in west hill accident Saturday morning identified as Cornell senior

Pedestrian killed in west hill accident Saturday morning identified as Cornell senior

Cornell University says a pedestrian who was struck by a car on Route 96 early Saturday morning, sustaining fatal injuries, was senior Oluchukwu Onuora. The 23-year-old Olu, as he was known, had been studying in the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management in Cornell's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

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Cornell Folk Song Society brings popular fiddler to campus this weekend

Cornell Folk Song Society brings popular fiddler to campus this weekend

Fiddler Lissa Schneckenburger takes over Cornell’s Willard Straight Hall Memorial Room on Saturday, January 24 at 5pm. Schneckenburger will be joined in concert by guitarist Bethany Waickman. 

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Head Chef: Cornell Hotel School alum wins in finale of ABC's The Taste

Head Chef: Cornell Hotel School alum wins in finale of ABC's The Taste

A 24-year-old alum of Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration was the last chef standing after the latest season of "The Taste," a cooking competition show on ABC. Gabe Kennedy, who started in restaurant jobs as a teenager in Boulder before attending the Culinary Institute of America and then Cornell, wins a $100,000 prize and gets his own cooking web series on ABC.com.

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Magic on the Airwaves: WVBR's Bound for Glory celebrates 1,500th live show this Sunday

Magic on the Airwaves: WVBR's Bound for Glory celebrates 1,500th live show this Sunday

For as long as anyone can remember, Phil Shapiro has been creating magic on the airwaves. WVBR’s Bound for Glory radio show is in its 48th year and this Sunday night, on January 25th, will air its 1,500th live show from the Cafe at Anabel Taylor Hall on the Cornell campus.

No one is more astonished than the host himself. Humbly describing this amazing milestone, Shapiro quips, “Well, I suppose if you put one foot in front of the other long enough….”

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Feeding southwest Ithaca at Moe's Southwest Grill

Feeding southwest Ithaca at Moe's Southwest Grill

This week, we're visiting Moe's Southwest Grill. Call it Mexican food or southwestern food, Moe's is all about putting food in tortillas in various forms. Moe's welcomes visitors with an assembly line, very much like the similar That Burrito Place or Chipotle, or even Subway. The place is colorful and full of energy, a perfect match to the southwest-style pseudo-Mexican fare.

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