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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Carousel at Stewart Park Closing for the Season

The Stewart Park Carousel will be closing early this year. The last days for operation will be Thursday, August 22nd & Friday August 23rd. 
After closure, construction of a pavilion to house the carousel will begin. Once the pavilion is in pla...
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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: August 19, 2019

Construction Update: Linn Street Sidewalk Improvements- Correction to anticipated end date

Construction Update: Linn Street Sidewalk Improvements- Correction to anticipated end date

PROJECT START DATE:  August 22, 2019

PROJECT NAME:  Linn Street Sidewalk Improvements

PROJECT LOCATION:  Linn Street- 100- 400 blocks

PROJECT...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: August 19, 2019

GIAC Hospitality Employment Training Program Now Accepting Applications

The Hospitality Employment Training Program (HETP) at the Greater Ithaca Activities Center (GIAC) is accepting applications for new participants to begin September 10, 2019. In HETP, participants receive FREE training and work experience to begin a fulfil...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Construction Update – Dryden Road Parking Garage Temporary Closure

Construction Update – Dryden Road Parking Garage Temporary Closure

PROJECT START DATE:  August 19, 2019

PROJECT NAME: Dryden Rd Garage: Asphalt Repairs

PROJECT LOCATION: Entrance/ Exit to Dryden Road Garage, 118 Dryden Ro...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Construction Update- Spencer Road Mill & Pave

Construction Update- Spencer Road Mill & Pave

PROJECT START DATE:  August 2, 2019

PROJECT NAME:  Spencer Road  - Mill and Pave

PROJECT LOCATION:  Spencer Road  - From the Traffic Circle to Stone Quarry Road

PRO...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: August 12, 2019

Construction Update- South Aurora Street Re-Opened

Construction Update- South Aurora Street Re-Opened

City crews have completed work on the South Aurora Street Sidewalk Extension Project between Hillview Place and Grandview Avenue. South Aurora Street is re-opened, effective immediately, and can now welcom...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: August 12, 2019

Construction Update - NYSEG Southside Utility Work - Phase 2

Construction Update: Southside Gas Utility Work by NYSEG in Ithaca- Phase 2

PROJECT LOCATION: 400 block South Geneva St., 300 block North Titus Ave, 200-300 blocks South Titus Ave, 401 South Titus Ave., 502 South Albany St, South Plain St. Bridge.

PROJECT S...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: June 3, 2019

Free Childcare at City Meetings

Effectively immediately, the City of Ithaca, in partnership with GIAC and the My Brother's Keeper Program, will be offering free childcare from 6pm- 8pm at the following meetings:

  • Common Council - 1st Wednesday of Each Month 
  • City Commissions - 1st...
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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: July 29, 2019

Construction Update- Spencer Road Milling and Paving

Construction Update- Spencer Road Mill & Pave

PROJECT START DATE:  August 2, 2019

PROJECT NAME:  Spencer Road  - Mill and Pave

PROJECT LOCATION:  Spencer Road  - From the Traffic Circle to Stone Quarry Road

PRO...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: July 26, 2019

Construction Update- Six Mile Creek

Construction Update- Six Mile Creek

PROJECT NAME: Raw Water Line Stabilization Project

PROJECT LOCATION: Raw water line along Six Mile Creek

WORK DESCRIPTION:  A contractor for the City will be stabilizing the raw water pipe that r...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: July 26, 2019

Construction Update: NYSEG Utility Work- West Hill- Chestnut Street

Construction Update: NYSEG Utility Work- West Hill- Chestnut Street

PROJECT LOCATION: Chestnut Street, from LAC School to Abbott Lane

West Hill, Ongoing; 200- 400 blocks Warren Place; 100-400 blocks Taylor Place; 200-400 blocks Richard Place; Sunrise Road (...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Construction Update- South Aurora Street Sidewalk Extension

Construction Update- South Aurora Street Sidewalk Extension

PROJECT NAME: South Aurora St. Sidewalk Extension  PROJECT START DATE: Monday, June 17, 2019 PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND GOAL: New sidewalks will be constructed along South Aurora St...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: June 13, 2019

Construction Update: College Ave Sewer Replacement Project, Phase 1

Construction Update: College Ave Sewer Replacement Project, Phase 1

PROJECT NAME: College Avenue – Sewer Replacement (Phase 1)

PROJECT LOCATION: Intersection of College Ave/Mitchell Street to Bool Street

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  Wate...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: June 4, 2019

Construction Update: NYSEG Utility Work- West Hill

Construction Update: NYSEG Utility Work- West Hill

PROJECT LOCATION: West Hill, Ithaca; 200- 400 blocks Warren Place; 100-400 blocks Taylor Place; 200-400 blocks Richard Place; Sunrise Road (all); Cliff Park Road (all); Cliff Park Circle (all); Haller Blvd...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: June 4, 2019

Construction Update: Gas Utility Work by NYSEG in Ithaca- Southside Neighborhood

Construction Update: Gas Utility Work by NYSEG in Ithaca- Southside Neighborhood

PROJECT LOCATION: 400 block South Geneva St., 300 block North Titus Ave, 200-300 blocks South Titus Ave, 401 South Titus Ave., 502 South Albany St, South Plain St. Bridge.

PROJ...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: June 4, 2019

Construction Update- N Aurora Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project

Construction Update- N Aurora Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project

PROJECT NAME: N Aurora Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project

PROJECT LOCATION: North Aurora Street Bridge over Cascadilla Creek

PROJECT START DATE:  Monday, June 10th, 2019

SC...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: May 31, 2019

The Carousel at Stewart Park is Officially Open for the Season!

The Carousel at Stewart Park is officially open for the season!

Stewart Park's historic carousel, made by the Herschell Spillman Company, was added to the park in 1951, and renovated to include a wheelchair chariot in 2018, helping further the Fr...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: May 10, 2019

Mayor Myrick Proposes Green New Deal for Ithaca

Mayor Myrick Proposes Green New Deal for Ithaca  

Goal of a carbon neutral city by 2030 aligns with federal proposal    City of Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick announced last Thursday a proposal for ambitious new goals that a...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Construction Update: Brindley Street Bridge Replacement Project

Construction Update

Project Name: Brindley Street Bridge Replacement Project

Project Location: Brindley Street Bridge

Project State Date: Monday, March 4, 2019

Scheduled Completion Date: December 31, 2020

Project Description and Goal:&nbs...

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City of Ithaca News