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Last week’s midterm elections saw the highest percentage of voter turnout in a midterm election that Tompkins County has seen since 1998. While this was an important election for both major … more
Another youth football season has come to an end, and the Trumansburg senior squad bounced back from a 2017 season record of 1 and 5 to win the 2018 championship. In 2017 the team was fractured by … more
From the capital project that was approved by Groton’s voters in February 2016, to the submission of plans to the New York State Education Department in the summer of 2017, to the present, the … more
The Lansing Community Library is planning a “crafty” fall schedule, beginning with fiber arts program for middle schoolers and featuring the annual artisan crafts fair. The “Fall … more
It is my pleasure to introduce you to Katie Perov, who will be sharing the good news in her new column “Discovering Dryden.” Her column is aptly named, as she is new to the area, just as … more
For the first time this year, Wizarding Weekend included in its lineup of fantastical activities a magic school of its very own: GorgeKeep. Young witches and wizards could be accepted into the school … more
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 … more
Imagine walking out to your mailbox this week and finding a yellow envelope with a logo on it that says RIP Medical Debt, a subject you know a lot about as you have been fighting to deal with it for … more
Getting to the pollsGadabout will be offering free rides to the polls on election day. There are no qualifications necessary to ride. To reserve your ride call (607) 273-1878 by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, … more
This coming Nov. 6 election will see a three-way contested race for Tompkins County Sheriff. Incumbent Ken Lansing will be running on the Independence line, former undersheriff Derek Osborne will be … more
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 effort to level the playing field for state contracts. Local … more
Angela Mennitto describes herself as a death midwife. She is not afraid of death the same way that most people are, she does not find it a taboo subject to talk abouat in the least. In fact, she … more
Although he was born and raised in Newfield, Bill Hulbert has made Groton his home since 2001, and couldn’t be happier about that. During the summer of 2017, Hulbert discovered his artistic … more
When Isabelle Schweitzer crossed the finish line of the Hartford Marathon on Oct. 13, she wasn’t just completing yet another 26-mile, 385-yard road race. Isabelle was finishing a 1,310-mile … more
Trumansburg Police Chief Joe Nelson jumped in with both feet since his swearing-in ceremony in August, familiarizing himself with the community and his staff. He has been analyzing the department and … more
At the Tuesday, Oct. 9 school board meeting at Freeville Elementary School, Superintendent Joshua Bacigalupi announced the creation of the new #lionpride award to recognize those whose dedication and … more
“Most of the time you are sideways. You are always trying to achieve traction. There are 23 other people out there. There is always bumping. You are trying not to wreck each other but you are … more
Among the many other races happening on Nov. 6, the Town of Lansing will have the chance to vote for a new Town Justice as long-time judge David Banfield has decided to retire. On the Republican and … more
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 much food to be enjoyed in Trumansburg! Restaurant events, … more
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 example of that, the Village Board dedicated a portion of its … more
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