It’s a spring day and students are out lounging in their hammocks, balancing on their tightropes and sitting on blankets or benches.
Ithaca College delayed classes due to a severe wind chill warning Jan. 31. However, many students were hoping for classes to be cancelled.
To celebrate winter, the Ithaca Children’s Garden, a local organization that offers educational events for children, held the Festival of Fire and Ice on Feb. 4 in Cass Park.
Ithaca College students learned how to survive outside during a New York winter in a talk by the founder of Primitive Pursuits, a local nature education program.
The Town of Ithaca’s road salt supply has struggled to meet the demands of this winter, which has slammed the community with its severity in both temperatures and snowfall. The town announced Feb. 20 it will be limiting its usage of salt due to shortages experienced by Public Works.
Anthony Aveni, professor of astronomy, anthropology and Native American studies at Colgate University, will be speaking at 7 p.m. April 10 about his end of world theories.
Higher temperatures and lower snow accumulation than normal for the Northeast region are challenging some local businesses to adapt their marketing strategies to stay relevant in the warmer weather.