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Cornell students will donate clothes to community agencies

Before they leave campus in May, Cornell students are expected to donate about 15,000 items of clothing to several local community agencies.

Recycle Ithaca's Bicycles (RIBs) urgently needs volunteers

Recycle Ithaca's Bicycles, Southside Community Center's bicycle program, urgently needs volunteers on a regular basis to work two to six hours weekly, both from home or on-site at its new home on South Corn Street.

Learn how to teach children to garden at symposium scheduled for July 31-Aug. 1

Do you want to give kids the gift of a green thumb? Learn how to teach children about gardening at a two-day educational symposium, "Education in Blossom: The School Garden - Community Partnership," July 31 to Aug. 1, at the State University of New York College at Cortland, hosted by the college and Cornell.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day program is planned for GIAC on Jan. 20

A community program to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be held at the Greater Ithaca Activities Center, 318 N. Albany St., on Monday, Jan. 20, from 11:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Well-pet clinic opens at Ithaca's Southside Community Center Cornell veterinarians, students take routine care to the community

Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine and the Southside Community Center are co-sponsoring routine health care clinics for pets owned by persons of limited means, one night a month at the center, 305 S. Plain St.

Senior citizens + school kids + plants = intergenerational education Cornell grad student's 'horticulture-as-therapy' program takes learning to the HILT

The boredom and isolation of life in a nursing home, the shortage of mentors for inquisitive children, the need for more greenery in the world -- all can be addressed through intergenerational cooperation, according to a Cornell University horticulturist with a plan to send senior citizens back to school.

ew $3 million institute at Cornell to focus on working families

A new $3 million institute at Cornell University will look at how families are coping with changes in all stages of life and work.

Cornell helps combat child abuse and neglect with training, workshops, expert panels and publications

Every year, more than 3 million American children -- including more than 211,000 in New York -- are reported abused or neglected. Each day, three children die from such maltreatment.

Three local agencies receive the 1996 Robert S. Smith Award, established at Cornell by Tompkins County Trust Co.

Three local agencies receive the 1996 Robert S. Smith Award,established at Cornell by Tompkins County Trust Co.