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When it comes to holidays, the Groton community is generally “all in,” as the saying goes, and Easter time is no exception. From bunnies, chocolate, and eggs, to music and drama, or … more
2019 is a big year for change for Rod Howe, Executive Director of The History Center in Tompkins County and a Town of Ithaca board member. Howe announced last week that he will be stepping down from … more
Over the next few weeks, Tompkins Weekly will be publishing interviews with all five incumbents of the Ithaca Common Council race, before the July primary. Interviews will be published in order of … more
Data from the county jail for the year 2018 is in and it’s good news: recidivism rates are down significantly. The reason why, though, remains something of a mystery. Recidivism is the rate … more
The Ithaca Farmer’s Market (IFM) knows how much you hate trying to park in its lot, so the IFM wants to fix it. The market board has started the process of securing funding to redesign and … more
The Trumansburg Education Foundation (TEF), which works independently of the Trumansburg Central School District, raises funds in order to award grants in support of educational opportunities for … more
After three months “on the job,” Groton Food Pantry coordinator, Jess Stone, has a good handle on where the pantry is at and where it needs to go to meet the growing needs of its … more
Spring is here and summer will follow. That means it’s time for the Lansing Parks and Recreation Department to issue their schedule for this year’s “Music in the Park” … more
Recovery from addiction is hard enough, going through recovery while also trying to get a degree just adds that much more stress. To help students of Tompkins Cortland Community College maintain … more
Maura and Bill Kennedy-Smith were at the Town of Lansing Planning Board for something completely different, they said, when they were told that they would be getting a new neighbor: the Department of … more
When you first enter the phlebotomy room at the to be completed Cayuga Medical Center facility in Community Corners, it looks like any other medical room. White walls, counter and sink, plain … more
The Bun Appetit Bakery and Deli, 215 Main St, is poised for expansion. Its owner, Jodi Metcalf, is not planning to undergo a construction project, but the plans she is about to bring to fruition will … more
“I am one of the last generation of survivors,” Roald Hoffman said. “I have got to talk about this. There are lessons in living, in ethics, for these young people in the behavior of … more
By Jamie SwinnertonTompkins Weekly Tompkins County has a healthy number of organizations working to improve the lives of older adults, and their caretakers, in the area. Next month those parties … more
If you’re thinking about investing in solar, do it now. After 2019, federal tax credits begin to phase out and you could be leaving thousands of dollars on the table. Currently, the Federal … more
While it’s not quite time to break out the garden hoes and shovels, it’s the perfect time to start getting ready for gardening season. Spring may have only just arrived but you’ve … more
This past Saturday Ithaca’s Foodnet Meals on Wheels hosted it’s annual Mac ‘n Cheese Bowl fundraiser at Ithaca High School. Restaurants and catering companies from around the area … more
Now that the Career and College Experience position has been filled and active for over a year, Meggan VanNess, Career and College Experience Coordinator, is increasingly visible and active in the … 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
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
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