ITHACA, N.Y. — Gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon will visit Ithaca on Saturday to make a “major environmental announcement” along with various local activists.

Nixon will be at the Space@GreenStar at 10:30 a.m. She is expected to make an environmental announcement with local activists who will give short presentations. Her visit was announced on Facebook and is hosted by Tompkins County Progressives, New York Progressive Action Network and Jumaane D. Williams.

Prior to the announcement at the Space@GreenStar, Nixon will stop at the Ithaca Farmer’s Market.

Nixon is challenging Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the Sept. 13 Democratic primary.

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