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Crime Alert - Armed Robbery in East Hill Plaza area, Saturday, March 8th
1.The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office is investigating a reported armed robbery which occurred at the East Hill Plaza area Rite Aid, 330 Pine Tree Rd in Ithaca at about 6 p.m. Saturday, March 8th, 2014.
2.The complainant reported that two males, both armed with handguns, entered the Rite Aid and robbed the store. No injuries were reported. One male was reported as wearing a black jacket with a green hood, dark colored pajama bottoms with white lettering and a white ski-type mask covering his face. The other male was reported as wearing a black jacket with a green hood, tan khaki pants and a black ski mask covering his face. The two fled the store in an easterly direction on foot towards the Agava restaurant and got into a light colored SUV which was last seen headed west on Mitchell St. towards the City of Ithaca.
3.The police investigation is continuing at this time. Anyone who has information about the robbery is asked to contact the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office at 607-257-1345.
A section of Tower Road in front of Stocking Hall will be reduced to one lane periodically (10 minutes at a time) on Tuesday, March 11 - Wednesday, March 12 to offload materials for the Stocking Hall construction project.
Flaggers will be in place to assist with pedestrians and traffic flow during the lane closure.
The construction of Klarman Hall will necessitate the closing of the southbound lane of East Avenue to all traffic from January 8, 2014 until April 19, 2015. The northbound lane of East Avenue will be available for buses, bicycles, and emergency vehicles only, with traffic alternating southbound and northbound. All other through traffic will be detoured using West Avenue (see diagrams below).
Access will be maintained to Lincoln Hall from the north and to the AD White House from the south. Project flag persons will monitor the detour points at the start of the lane closure to assist in the transition to the new traffic patterns. Cornell Police will enforce the bus- and bike-only traffic rule on the restricted portion of East Avenue.
If you have questions about the Klarman Hall project contact Gary Wilhelm at 607 254-8022 or visit the website at http://as.cornell.edu/klarman-hall/.
Traffic related questions should be directed to Transportation Services at email@example.com.
Site preparation for the Klarman Hall project will begin next week. On Monday, July 1, 2013, construction fencing will be installed around the building site and the sidewalk in front of Goldwin Smith Hall on East Avenue will be closed. The closure will include the walkways leading from East Avenue to the Arts Quad between Goldwin Smith and Lincoln Halls.
Detour signs will be in place to assist with pedestrian traffic. A temporary walk will be installed on the South side of Lincoln Hall from the ramp into Lincoln Hall via the walk on the on the east side of Lincoln.
The bus stop at Goldwin Smith Hall will be relocated to the pull off area between Goldwin Smith and Stimson Halls.
These closures will remain in effect until Fall of 2015.