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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 … more
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 … more
The National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony was held on Nov. 28. This year marked the 96th Anniversary of this beloved, national tradition, held at the President’s Park in Washington, D.C. … more
Students in Groton High School’s new STEAM Learning Center’s communications cluster, specifically teacher Amber Novack Landers’ graphics design class, spent the first quarter of the … more
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, … more
The 2019 Tompkins County budget was officially adopted by the legislature at a meeting on Nov. 8. To help residents better understand where their money is being spent at the county level, … more
Of all of the programs at Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3) that utilize Coltivare for hands-on experience, the hospitality and restaurant management program is the oldest, coming up on 50 … more
With Thanksgiving behind us, it is now safe to play Christmas music and such as we look ahead to enjoying that and the rest of the “sounds of the season.” As most of us know, Christmas is … more
“Spin to win!” Wendy Hammond called to the students of Dryden High School as they walked past the cafeteria. Her colorful spinning wheel and table of swag enticed some of them to find out … more
It’s no secret that Trumansburg is a very active community, with no shortage of things to do or see. Art and culture, food and entertainment, and recreation and leisure activities abound. While … 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
Lansing will get a start on more affordable housing when the Milton Meadows Apartments open next summer offering one-, two-, and three bedroom units for people and families with incomes between … 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
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 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
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
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 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
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
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
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