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Acceptance. That word and I – we have some history. I’m a lesbian, born in the ‘60s, one of seven children from a small farming community, with first-generation Italian parents. My … more
It’s been a rough couple of years for the Lansing Central School District and this school year is no different. Just a few days into his first year of college after graduating from LCSD, Will … more
One of Groton’s little-known gems, The Clothing Closet, where women, infants, children, and men may come to receive gently-used clothing completely free of charge has recently moved from its … more
As the Trumansburg WinterFest Event Coordinator, I am pleased to invite the Tompkins County community to head to downtown Trumansburg on Dec. 1 from 4 to 7 p.m. to celebrate the 23rd annual … more
T-Burg Takes On Pediatric Cancer, a local non-profit organization with hometown roots, has expanded its reach to the Rochester and Syracuse areas, and aim to expand further into Buffalo and Albany. … more
The usual arrangement for a recital involves the students performing for the teachers, but four Lansing music teachers turned the tables Feb. 2 to introduce their new professional group MEDLnY at the … more
In just a little over two weeks, a fabulous not-to-be-missed opportunity to shake off those winter doldrums and have a little fun is Groton’s annual Cabin Fever Festival, hosted by Groton … more
The Community Recreation Center, known locally as “The Rink” and “The Field,” is adding a new element – an Olympic-scale climbing wall scheduled to open in the … more
Trumansburg Eats! Restaurant Week returns for the fourth year! This annual event, sponsored and organized by the Trumansburg Chamber, will take place Feb. 28 through March 3 in the Village of … more
After 30 years of running the Thomas Farm B&B Glenn and Edie Schneider were ready to retire, and thankfully they already had a plan to keep the business running without them. Enter Rich and Nancy … more
After a slew of recent changes to New York voting laws, both candidates and voters will have drastically different experiences this year. These updates include changes that voting rights activists … more
Integrating computer science into K-12 core curricula prepares children to succeed in a digital world. It’s now the goal of Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga Board of Cooperative Educational Services (TST … more
1968. The average house cost was $14,950. Gas price per gallon: 34 cents. Want to catch a movie? $1.50. The US was currently involved in The Vietnam War. This was also the year of the assassination … more
The Lansing Theater and Performing Arts (LTAPA) will present its annual “Cookies and Carols” holiday fundraising concert 6:30 p.m., Dec. 3 in the Lansing Middle School auditorium. The … more
For anyone who has ever had any connection to the Groton Food Providers (GFP) food pantry over the past two decades, the name of its coordinator for the last nine years, Donna Bernhardt, is likely a … more
The Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3) farm grows the vegetables, then the culinary students cook them. The farm to bistro system created by the college, which integrates the sustainable … more
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 … more
Distance running is a test of mental and physical endurance. Whether someone is taking a casual jog or competing in a race, endurance is key when pushing the body to travel long distances. While … more
The significantly sized affordable housing and market-rate housing project in the Village of Trumansburg formerly known as Hamilton Square, now known as 46 South St, passed an early step in the … more
If you missed the Holiday Craft Fair on Dec. 1, held at the Dryden Agway, have no fears. There is still time to shop and there are local artists, bakers, and even candle-stick makers from which you … more
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