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New organization operating Ithaca shelter

This past summer it was announced that Tompkins County and the Ithaca Rescue Mission would not be renewing their contract and the Rescue Mission would no longer be running the homeless services out …
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Trumansburg Connection: Residents light the way in T-Burg

It’s the most wonderful time of the year in small-town America when streets and storefronts light up to show festive character and charm. Neighbors from near and far come together to celebrate …

Lansing at Large: 20-Year tradition lights up Hillcrest

There is a room above Glenda Long’s garage – she calls it her “embassy suite” – and that’s where she goes nights during the holiday season to wrap gifts and look …

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Signs of Sustainability: Heat locally to benefit yourself, your community, and the planet

Do you know where your home’s heat comes from? Most of us burn something—usually, gas, oil, or propane—but most of us are blissfully unaware of where that fuel comes from. Many …

The Democratic View: Put your money where your outrage is

Let’s face it. The United States is indeed a nation of immigrants, but throughout our history, we’ve consistently tried to filter that generous impulse through a racist screen. The …

Business & Agriculture
Business
Snug Planet finds positive partnership with Nexamp
Snug Planet, a local company that assesses home energy efficiency, has found a partner with similar interests and goals in Nexamp, a …
Bringing the magic to life
For the first time this year, Wizarding Weekend included in its lineup of fantastical activities a magic school of its very own: …
Women and Minority Owned Businesses: Kingsley Quality Woodworking
Companies that are majority owned and run by women or minorities in New York State have the chance to become certified as such, in an …
Trumansburg Connection: Trumansburg eats! Enjoying all that the village has to offer
As the weather takes a quick turn to cold, it is our inclination to bundle up and stay in the warmth of our homes, but there is so …
Groton on the Inside: The building is built – but no one will come!
Among the many great things living in Groton has to offer is the openness and caring nature of its governing bodies. In a very clear …
CMC announces new CEO
Last Tuesday it was announced that current CEO of Cayuga Medical Center (CMC), John Rudd, will be retiring in the fall of 2019. In the …
Agriculture
When choosing a Christmas tree think local

The holiday season is upon us and residents celebrating Christmas will soon (if they haven’t already!) be buying a tree to place presents under. If you plan to buy a real tree this year, …

East Hill Notes: Water, water everywhere Cornell University manages most of its internal needs, including more than 16 miles of streets, 26 miles of sidewalks, refuse disposal, recycling operations, street and bridge maintenance, surface …
TC3 farm to bistro a unique program As the farm-to-table movement has seen significant growth across the United States and internationally, the local education scene has been creating and adapting a program to prepare the future …
Signs of sustainability: Home composting Fall is an excellent time of year to compost. Dead leaves are becoming abundant once again. These “brown” materials are just what the outdoor compost needs throughout the year to feed …
Arts & entertainment
History
East Hill Notes: The Collegetown story, past and present

In late September, former City of Ithaca mayor and Collegetown businessman John Gutenberger presented at a forum on “visioning and community development” at the Tompkins County Public …

History comes alive This Friday, Nov. 9, the YMCA of Ithaca and Tompkins County invites you to take a step back in time as the organization celebrates 150 years of serving the community with a special dinner at the …

Something wicked this way comes

By Jamie Swinnerton Tompkins Weekly   The Ithaca area has a lot to offer theatergoers of many persuasions, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for growth. A new kind of theater company is coming to Ithaca …

Tompkins Weekly "By The People" Issue

The first edition of Tompkins Weekly for 2019, coming out Jan. 7, will continue the tradition of setting aside several pages for submissions from readers. Our “By the People” edition was …

Lansing at Large: Busy fall theater schedule for Lansing schools

More than 120 Lansing middle school students will be on stage and backstage to put on the 32nd annual musical production, “Annie Junior,” this weekend. The show features musical standards …

The Cherry Arts Space turns one

Jamie Swinnerton Tompkins Weekly   One year ago, as of Sept. 13, a group of artists tried something. They opened a space for art of all kinds that was designed to be malleable, never staying the same for long. …
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