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Photo courtesy of the Dryden Fire Department Facebook page

Crews from Tompkins County head to snow-battered Buffalo

Members of the all-volunteer fire department in Dryden left for Buffalo Thursday night; municipal crews left Saturday

Ithaca City School District Superintendent Dr. Luvelle Brown (Courtesy of Dr. Brown's Twitter page)

ICSD Superintendent Luvelle Brown takes part in White House summit

Brown said the Ithaca City School District was praised for using technology effectively in the classroom setting.

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City, town of Ithaca negotiating fire protection services

The town is looking to pay less than they have in years past.

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Ithaca, Cortland rank high in health care enrollment

The Ithaca and Cortland areas had some of the highest enrollment numbers under the Affordable Care Act in the first enrollment season.

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Official: Bills home game to be relocated

A severe lake-effect snowstorm has led the NFL to relocate the game.

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Jerrold Meinwald, Cornell chemistry professor, receives National Science Medal at White House ceremony

The medals handed out Thursday are the nation's highest honors for scientists.

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Olympic gold medalist to deliver Ithaca College commencement address

Meghan Musnicki earned the gold medal as a member of the U.S. national rowing team at the 2012 summer Olympics in London.

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Red Cross helping more than 300 at shelters in western New York

Shelters were opened Tuesday, Wednesday from Pa. border to Buffalo area

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Cuomo: Stay home as crews clear roads

Governor arrived in Buffalo-area Wednesday, held briefing Thursday morning

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Northern New York gets own dose of winter weather

Some communities east of Lake Ontario have received 2 1/2 feet of snow

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Massachusetts company acquires Ithaca business in $230M deal

Deal announced Tuesday between M/A-Com Technology, BinOptics

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Ithaca police officers, community members, undergo federal DOJ training

Training sessions occurred last week, according to Mayor Svante Myrick

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Flags to fly at half-staff to honor Korean War vet from Ithaca

Service to be held Saturday for Army Sergeant Michael J. Barra of Ithaca, who was killed fighting in Korean War

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Connecticut sending workers, heavy equipment to western New York

Workers, plow trucks will arrive in Buffalo Thursday, stay through Monday

Closed roads, snowy conditions forcing Buffalo firefighters to think quick

Firefighters forced to carry patients through snow due to blocked roads

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Heavy snow expected in Buffalo; another two feet could fall Thursday

Snow totals could top eight feet by time snow ends Thursday, with warmer temperatures forecast for weekend

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DOT: Thruway to remain closed through new band of lake-effect snow

Stretch of roadway, from Rochester to Pa. border, remains closed Thursday morning

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Cuomo: Plan for $5B surplus will come with budget

Specifics on Governor Cuomo's plan to spend New York state's $5 billion surplus aren't likely to be known before January.

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Cuomo: Expect 4-5 day cleanup for ‘historic’ snow

The Buffalo area will likely see a few more feet of snow before the week ends.

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SUNY Cortland named Center of Innovation in Education

SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher formally launched a new Center of Innovation in Education at SUNY Cortland Friday, creating a regional hub for the advancement and improvement of teacher education.

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WATCH: ‘Star Wars’ awakens force with teaser trailer

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"There has been an awakening. Have you felt it?"

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‘Frozen’ tops Barbie as top girls’ holiday pick

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The results marked the first time in 11 years that Barbie hasn't held the No. 1 spot in the annual toy survey.

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Black Friday facts that will make you think twice

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Before you wait in line for doorbuster deals, check out these Black Friday facts.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Friends of the Galaxy’ mashup

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If "Guardians of the Galaxy" was set to the "Friends" theme.