Building homes for the post-fossil fuel era

By Jon Harrod   This is the latest installment in our Signs of Sustainability series, organized by Sustainable Tompkins. Visit them online at www.sustainabletompkins.org.   I own a company that installs insulation and energy-efficient heating and cooling systems. While most of our projects involve existing… Read More

Renovations address needs at jail

By Jay Wrolstad   The $1 million Tompkins County Jail renovation project, completed this spring after years of sometimes contentious debate, has addressed the need to reduce overcrowding at the jail, but officials note that the ability to house all of the county’s inmates is… Read More

Juneteenth celebration at Southside

By Pete Angie   This coming weekend Juneteenth will be remembered in Ithaca with a celebration at the Southside Community Center. The event marks a crucial day in American history, particularly for African-Americans.   In June of 1865 Major General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston,… Read More