The Dubai New Years show consisted of 500,000 fireworks and nabbed a Guinness World Record as The World’s Biggest Pyrotechnics Display.
Congressman Tom Reed was in Ithaca Thursday as part of his push to get a bill passed to improve Hospice care.
Police say he drove off the highway, lost control of his SUV and overturned in the median.
Troopers say the man had three assault rifles, 13 homemade explosive devices, and 14 military-grade smoke and riot grenades.
It's not clear if the same suspect was involved in both incidents.
Two Americans who just weeks ago were gravely ill with Ebola have been cleared of the virus.