Learning how to live with dietary restrictions at Cornell Dining

Learning how to live with dietary restrictions at Cornell Dining

Dietary restrictions are a bigger and bigger part of our lives, and this week the folks at Cornell Dining are trying on some of these restrictions for size. It's called "5 Days," and the managers, chefs, and staff at Cornell Dining are spending five days following one of several dietary restrictions on campus, learning what it's like to eat vegetarian or vegan, eat dairy-free or gluten-free, or eat Kosher.

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A weekend full of hockey at Lynah Rink begins as Cornell women welcome Princeton back for a rematch

A weekend full of hockey at Lynah Rink begins as Cornell women welcome Princeton back for a rematch

Despite a pair of losses last weekend to close out their regular season, Big Red women's ice hockey hosts a quarterfinal series for the first round of ECAC playoffs. Their opponent? The Princeton Tigers, who held on for a 4-3 win over Cornell on Saturday.

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Ithaca schools issue cold-weather bus advisory for Thursday and Friday

Ithaca schools issue cold-weather bus advisory for Thursday and Friday

Update: And Monday morning, and we'd bet on Tuesday, as well.

The Ithaca City School District has issued a cold-weather bus advisory for tomorrow and Friday mornings, as overnight temperatures in the Ithaca area are expected to drop to or below zero for the next two nights.

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City says it's Pothole Season, encourages residents to report damaged streets

City says it's Pothole Season, encourages residents to report damaged streets

"You might have noticed that we are in pothole season," City of Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick said this morning on his Facebook page. The understatement follows a spate of public complaints about the condition of area roadways, and pothole coverage on Newswatch 16.

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Love gurus putting on a speed dating event in Ithaca this Saturday

Love gurus putting on a speed dating event in Ithaca this Saturday

If you think speed dating is just a Hollywood fantasy, think again! Jessica English and Megan Begert are bringing back their highly demanded Speed Dating event this Saturday at Lot 10. It all began in 2011 at their first speed dating night with 30 participants.

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Nestle recalls Philly Steak & Cheese varieties of Hot Pockets sandwiches

Nestle recalls Philly Steak & Cheese varieties of Hot Pockets sandwiches

Citing a recent recall from Rancho Feeding Corporation, Nestlé USA has issued a voluntary recall for three of its Philly Steak & Cheese varieties of Hot Pockets sandwiches. The company says some of the meat used in producing these items may be "unfit for human consumption."

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Homecoming: Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad returns to their Ithaca roots at the Haunt

Homecoming: Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad returns to their Ithaca roots at the Haunt

Tired of these snowy, negative temperature days? Then get to The Haunt this Thursday for a live performance from Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad! Hailing from Rochester, the group is excited to bring their new psychedelic roots back to their old roots right here in Ithaca.

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Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton hosting Town Hall meetings this week in Ithaca and Cortland

Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton hosting Town Hall meetings this week in Ithaca and Cortland

New York State Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton is hosting a pair of Town Hall meetings in Central New York this week. The state legislator says she plans to brief constituents on the state budget, as well as discuss fracking and other legislative topics.

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Classic and classy American fare at the Antlers

Classic and classy American fare at the Antlers

We're on the east side of town this week visiting The Antlers Restaurant. Known for their weekly prime rib and lobster nights, the Antlers is good any night of the week, suitable for a casual meal out or a special occasion. The unassuming building on Route 366, in between Cornell's vet school and the old NYSEG building on Route 13, looks like it could be a big house at first glance, but the big, metal moose out front (or is it an elk?) is the first hint that something's going on here.

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Ithaca schools closed, other area schools delayed, in aftermath of snowstorm

Ithaca schools closed, other area schools delayed, in aftermath of snowstorm

Ithaca City School District is closed on Friday, "due to the weather and road conditions in Ithaca and the surrounding area." Numerous other area districts are closed or opening on a two-hour delay.

Districts opening on a two-hour delay to allow crews to continue clearing snow from area roadways include Dryden, Lansing, Trumansburg, Odessa-Montour, Corning Painted Post, and Central Square.

Also on the list of closed schools are Watkins Glen, Norwich, and Syracuse city schools.

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