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Adam Bienstock started playing football as a freshman at Dwight Englewood High School. He played for four years then played as a freshman and sophomore at Ithaca College before deciding to hang up his cleats. His career was similar to those of the hundreds of thousands who play college football and the millions who play at the high school level: he never played on a championship team and he...

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 ITHACA, NY — Nearly three decades after writing about the effects Agent Orange had on the soldiers who used it in Vietnam War, Fred Wilcox has returned to the topic of chemical exposure — this time chronicling its tragic consequences on the health of the Vietnamese people and their environment. An associate professor of writing at Ithaca College, Wilcox is the author of...

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 ITHACA, NY — The Heinz Family Foundation has named scientist and author Sandra Steingraber as one of 10 recipients of the Heinz Award, given for significant achievements benefitting the environment. A Distinguished Scholar in Residence in the Ithaca College School of Humanities and Sciences, Steingraber...

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ITHACA, NY — In her latest book, “Raising Elijah: Protecting Children in an Age of Environmental Crisis,” Sandra Steingraber speaks as both a scientist and a mother about the joys of bringing up her son while searching for ways to shield him — and all children — from...

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ITHACA, NY — On November 26, when many Americans will either be sleeping off a turkey stupor or participating in the Black Friday sales dash, Adam Peruta will be in Hawaii at the starting line of the Ultraman World Championships — a grueling ultra-endurance triathlon.

Peruta, who is an assistant...

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