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Ithaca, NY

  • Ithaca's Green New Deal

    LAST UPDATE 12:48 PM ET - 12/3/2021
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      “It enables participation, not just by those who have money but by those who don’t have money, and that’s one of the critical things,” Schoeps said. “It’s not just about a portion of the population, it opens up the possibility for someone who is a lower-income homeowner to be able to say, ‘Gee, I can actually participate as well,’ and I think that’s an important aspect of the whole thing.”

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  • "Good Cause" Legislation vote pushed back to December

    LAST UPDATE 04:26 PM ET - 11/29/2021
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      After many community members shared their thoughts about the bill, the council decided to vote on the bill in the coming weeks.

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  • Local Organization Provide Thanksgiving Meals

    LAST UPDATE 11:48 AM ET - 11/22/2021
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      The Salvation Army location at 150 North Albany St. will be providing free Thanksgiving meals for takeout 12-1 p.m. Thanksgiving Day. People can call 607-273-2400 by Nov. 25 to order a meal.

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  • The Latino Civic Association Hopes to Build Both a Community and Family in Tompkins County

    LAST UPDATE 01:17 AM ET - 11/22/2021
    • To learn more about the Latino Civic Association, the work they’ve done as a collective and their mission, check out their websites! https://www.lca-of-tc.org https://www.culturaithaca.com

      www.lca-of-tc.orgwww.culturaithaca.com
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  • Jagoe and Tiber Compete at NCAA Championships

    LAST UPDATE 10:48 PM ET - 11/21/2021
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      "Going back to my freshman year, Kentucky has been the place on my mind," said Jagoe. "I'm ecstatic to have the privilege to be here both times." "Take in every single moment," said Tiber. "It goes by quick, so don't waste your time worrying."

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  • Ithaca's Sunset Grill vs. Covid

    LAST UPDATE 02:49 PM ET - 11/20/2021
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      Covid-19 could not stop Sunset Grill. Quackenbush and his team are looking forward to serving the Ithaca community for the foreseeable future.

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  • What is TOPA?

    LAST UPDATE 01:28 PM ET - 11/17/2021
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      So far, the bill is still being deliberated in committee. Should it pass, it needs to be passed to the senate floor, then be passed by both the state senate and assembly, and eventually be delivered to the governor’s office and be signed into law.

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  • South Cayuga Street Bridge Construction Continues into Winter

    LAST UPDATE 12:14 PM ET - 11/17/2021
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      As Thanksgiving approaches, the team has several major aspects of the bridge they are looking to complete, Lockwood said. The biggest of which is the setting of the beams of the bridge, which the team plans to place on Nov. 22, 2021. From there, the team can begin pouring the deck of the bridge, bringing it closer to completion and becoming driveable.

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  • Optimism and Skepticism for Ithaca's Plan to Decarbonize

    LAST UPDATE 12:52 PM ET - 11/15/2021
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      But going back to Oolie's point regarding solar panels and their success in Germany, solar energy developer, Nexamp, proposed to build a solar facility in Ithaca. Ryan McCune, the company's business development manager said that a 25 acre solar plant could help, but not fully, meet the energy demands that the City currently has. However, no word or update has been released yet regarding if the solar plant will be approved and if it will come to fruition as the decarbonization plan encompasses more buildings than the develop initially proposed.

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