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It’s time to grab a new calendar and pens and start marking the days you must make it to Trumansburg. For such a small town, there sure is a lot happening throughout all seasons, from large … more
Janus is the Roman god of beginnings. He is a god of transitions. He is often depicted as a god with two faces, one looking forward into the future, one to the past. Appropriately, the Romans named … more
As we come to the end of any given calendar year, most of us begin to think about the year ahead, and many of us consider the things we might like to change or do differently, so we make those … more
At first, Ithaca-based Ursa Space Systems was going to be a satellite company, that’s what two of its founders knew. Technically, it’s still kind of a satellite company. But now, instead … more
Smith woods is a magical old growth forest located on the South end of Trumansburg, just outside of the village, between Grove Cemetery and the Trumansburg Fairgrounds. The woods were originally … more
Makenna Ramsay, a senior at Dryden High School, competed in the American Kennel Club National Championship dog show over the weekend of Dec. 15 and Dec. 16 in Orlando. Ramsay’s journey into … more
“I’m not as smart as people think I am.” “I don’t want to go to Lansing next year. I’ve been counting the days [until] I turn 18 so I can be on my … more
Whether or not you are from Groton, if you have ever driven on Route 38 (Peru Road) in the dark during the Christmas season, you have likely seen the incredible light show that graces the home … more
As a center for higher education it’s no surprise that Cornell University has contributed an immeasurable amount of knowledge to the local community, but what might come as a surprise is just … more
The Ithaca Children’s Garden, free to visit all year round, wants to make outdoor play an accessible part of every resident, and visitor’s, life. With the help of a grant established by a … more
Winter is upon us. For some, like myself, it is a time of rest and reflection, to spend time playing family games, cook soul-warming food, catch up on that reading, and binge watch missed shows. To … more
It was 14-6 Bills over the Jets midway through the second quarter on Sunday, so the 20 or so Bills Backers at Flynn’s Roadhouse Café were in a pretty good mood despite their team’s … more
The Groton Public Library welcomed a gathering of interested community members to a special session on Tuesday, Dec. 11, where those in attendance were able to view the architectural renderings for … more
The Dryden United Methodist Church hosts a variety of events throughout the year. During the Thanksgiving season, it participated in an Ecumenical Service, bringing the Dryden community together in … more
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
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