Winter Storm Riley

Once again we find ourselves at the receiving end of warnings like “Destructive Nor’easter Taking Aim” and “Winter Storm Riley to ‘Bomb Out.'” We’re not sure what tonight and tomorrow will bring, but it does sound like we’ll get quite a bit of snow. If conditions make it so we can’t safely commute in tomorrow, …

Just in Case: Blizzard Contingency

We’re not sure what to expect from the impending storm. Some forecasts say 12-18 inches starting late tonight and continuing through Wednesday. The Weather Channel’s ominous headline reads, “Winter’s Worst Snowstorm Imminent,” and AccuWeather predicts 10-15 inches. Then, on the flip side, a local paper said “less than one inch.” Just in case we do …

A Wonderful BEAR Walk: Community Fair

Last night’s BEAR Walk: Community Fair was wonderful! We kicked the event off at 6PM, and Cornell’s Big Red Marching Band made a grand entrance at 6:30. After their performance, Rich John introduced Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick, who encouraged us all about the bright future of Collegetown and the potential that the new developments are …

SEVERE WEATHER OPERATIONS REMINDER

There’s another storm brewing, so we’d like to remind everyone about the following (just in case):Uncle Marty’s Severe Weather Operations Philosophy:The safety of our staff is our top priority.We’ll do everything we can to be here to serve you, however if severe weather hinders our commutes or conditions make it so that we are delayed …

WINTER STORM: CLOSING EARLY

The media is calling big fancy names; we call it January. Nevertheless, this winter storm is really accumulating and the roads are getting pretty bad.  FedEx has done an early pickup and officials are advising us to get off of the roads.  So, we’re closing early today (Thursday, January 2nd). We’ll see how things look …

SEVERE WEATHER REMINDER

Winter Storm Hercules is on its way and different forecasts predict different snow scenarios through Friday.  Of course, here in upstate New York we’re used to this type of thing and make every effort possible to remain open during normal business hours, but we thought it might be a pertinent time to remind you of …