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The cancellation of the annual GrassRoots Festival due to the coronavirus outbreak was a significant blow to the local music scene, as the yearly celebration of music and art was a staple of the summer festival schedule and would draw thousands of people to Trumansburg for the weekend. 

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With Cornell University's re-opening plans generating national headlines, school president Martha Pollack has made the media rounds since the plans were released, explaining the administration's thought process as they move forward with a plan for a "hybrid" semester starting Sept. 2.

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Senior Farmer’s Market Coupons will be available for pickup from the Office for the Aging starting Tuesday, July 7, 2020, the office announced on Thursday. A table will be set up outside the office at 214 West Martin Luther King Jr. Street, Ithaca every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9…

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The scene the last few nights on Aurora Street in downtown Ithaca has been vastly different than the last several months. As the weather warmed, restaurant row would normally have spent the late winter and spring becoming more and more popular, with students celebrating graduations and perma…

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Ithaca College released more details of its reopening strategy on Tuesday afternoon, adding further context to its previous announced plans of in-person classes starting on Oct. 5. 

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Cornell University President Martha Pollack made her long-awaited reactivation announcement Tuesday afternoon in a campus-wide email, declaring that Cornell will return on Sept. 2 for a combination of in-person learning and online instruction for those who need or desire it. 

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Longtime upscale Ithaca restaurant John Thomas Steakhouse will not reopen its doors and owner Michael Kelly will retire after nearly six decades in the restaurant business. 

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Although some place their faith in online galleries, window-front exhibits remain the best way to see ambitious new local art. It’s worth looking at two relatively substantial “group shows” currently on-view: “Emergence” at the State of the Art Gallery downtown and “DRIVE THRU” at Corners Ga…

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Governor Andrew Cuomo has given the Southern Tier region the green light to enter Phase 3 re-opening, one of five regions across the state now approved to do so starting Friday, June 12. 

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Ithaca College announced today that they have canceled their in-person commencement plans, which had been scheduled for August 2020. Although President Shirley Collado had pressed forward with the in-person plans confidently until now, she was conciliatory in a note to students posted Monday.