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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Calling the local crisis line won’t always get you a local volunteer. For Tompkins County residents in crisis between the hours of 1 a.m. and 10 a.m., the person they speak to on the other end … more
Have you ever imagined what kind of flower shop would have a human-eating plant that sings about its taste for human flesh? Imagine no more. Coming this April, Ithaca’s own Bool’s Flower … more
Ithaca Festival 2019, scheduled to take place May 30 through June 2, is in search of submissions from artists and graphic designers. According to a release from festival organizers, “Our … more
Good news for anyone who has partied at Pop’d or been wowed by The Snow Queen, The Cherry, Ithaca’s young not-for-profit arts organization, has been granted a stable foundation with two … more
The Lansing Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO) began their fourth annual “Warm Up Your Winter with STEAM” celebration on Feb. 1 with the launching of the “Build the … more
Nestled in a cozy corridor at Charles O’Dickerson High School is a very special room which at points in the day is a home and safe space to students, staff, and a special pet or two. Jane … more
Nydia Boyd knew that Southside Community Center, an institution created by and for the African American citizens of Ithaca, is where she wanted to work after she finished her MFA in Fine Arts at the … more
At the Heart of NY Teen Institute Leadership Conference this past November, approximately 200 students from Central and Southern Tier New York were in attendance. Among them, were four Groton High … more
Tompkins County is lucky enough to be blessed with a strong economy and plenty of businesses doing great things. Business Bites is a snapshot of local business news from across the county to help you … more
What used to be a trusted local business is in hot water, again, for possible violations of the National Labor Relations Act. Last September around 10 teachers at the Finger Lakes School of Massage … more
The Groton Education Fund, a non-profit organization operating independently from the Groton Central School District, and affiliated with the Community Foundation of Tompkins County, recently awarded … more
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