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This Sunday, Aug. 11, dozens of cars will line up at Maguire Toyota on a scavenger hunt for a good cause - the Ithaca Rotary Club’s 6th annual Rotary Rally. Participants in the rally set … more
Look at a satellite view of Ithaca, and there is one landmark that is hard to miss – a large, concrete turtle toward Cass Park, just off Taughannock Boulevard. Many know it as simply “the … more
For the first time since 1965, the Ithaca College baseball team is not under the direction of an IC graduate, but the Bombers’ new coach is hardly a stranger to the program. David Valesente, a … more
After 30 years of teaching and administration, including at New Roots charter school, Tim Turecek knew he was at his best and most fulfilled when he was helping others. He was later drawn to … more
On July 26, Ithaca High School 1997 graduate and Ithaca native Benjamin Pollock took command of the USS Wyoming, an Ohio-class ballistic-missile Navy submarine, at Naval Station Norfolk. Pollock … more
While Ithaca is often thought of as an LGBTQA friendly area, there is very little available to point to its LGBTQA history. Until now. Rachel Steinmetz was looking for an opportunity to intern for … more
2019 marks the 10th year for the Ithaca Gay Men’s Chorus, a singing group that brings together people from many different gender identities, ages, races and backgrounds to create unifying … more
The ongoing 2019 Free Summer Events Series at Cornell features a diverse lineup of local and international musicians, speakers and performers on campus every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday through … more
As the rate of new construction and renovation in the greater Ithaca area continues at a rapid pace, architecture is playing an ever more important role in defining our community. Given this, … more
On June 3, CFCU Community Credit Union opened its first-ever Transformation Center – a location with all the capabilities of a regular branch office with the added purpose of providing an … more
The Fourth of July week is here, and with it comes the tradition of the fireworks. Ithaca and Lansing have two of the more popular fireworks shows in the county, and both are a draw for families and … more
Growing up in the state of Iowa, Laurel Hessler had no idea where life would take her. She married the love of her life, Lee Hodgden, who headed off to WWII, where he served in … more
Alternatives Federal Credit Union, in partnership with Planned Parenthood of the Southern Finger Lakes (PPSFL), recently launched the TransAction Financial Empowerment Program, offering loans … more
Cornell has entered into an agreement with Ithaca College this summer to help its South Hill neighbor rapidly transition to providing complete in-house dining operations to its students by the start … more
On July 11, the City of Ithaca held two open houses to introduce a draft of its Waterfront Plan, which is designed to outline how Ithaca’s Waterfront Area will be developed, taking into … more
With the 2018-19 high school sports season in the history books, Tompkins Weekly is taking a look at college plans for last year’s top performers. We will continue this two-part series next … more
Growing up in Grand Island, New York, Cap Cooke was destined to bring his banjo and his songs to Ithaca, New York: He tells how he got his first banjo from his parents for his 13th birthday, found … more
Twenty or more years ago, I happened to be in Armory Square during a Syracuse University new student orientation event. It was a lively, colorful parade of students, dancers, larger-than-life size … more
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