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Lansing needs more firefighters. “We have 60 firefighters on the roster now and it’s touch and go,” said Fire Chief Scott Purcell. “Of those, 25 are really active. Ten to … more
The Ulysses Philomathic Library (UPL) has a long history in Trumansburg and has continued to grow and evolve in order to meet the needs of the community. It is a place where people of all ages gather … more
LEADBold (leading, engaging, anticipating, and demonstrating boldly), the professional-development partnership between the City of Ithaca and Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, has been renewed … more
Most of us have heard, and have likely quoted phrases ourselves, such as “No one is promised tomorrow”, “You never know when catastrophe could strike”, “It could happen … more
For generations, quilts have embodied creativity, heritage, and community. Over the last decade, watershed groups across the country have begun turning to the art of quilting to spark public … more
When I look at human history, I notice that we humans are always trying to fix things—things we have broken, but also things that we just think are pests or problems. One thing that we are on … more
In a unique community collaboration, the Dryden Rotary Club will host the 31 students currently visiting in the Central New York region of Rotary’s District 7170 from around the world at a … more
It’s impossible to separate the people who inspire us from the issues that excite us. For example, given my interests in education, feminism, environmentalism, and peace, I have over time been … more
One of Groton’s best-loved establishments, the iconic Casper’s Diner, 118 Main St., has been a fixture in the village for decades, but its current owner, Kevin Griffin, has been running … more
More than 50 people showed up at the CRS Barn Studio on Triphammer Road Dec. 29 to celebrate the more than 800 people who came out to see the Triphammer Arts, Inc. production of … more
In recent months village administration has taken steps to make Trumansburg an increasingly safer and welcoming place. Now, 2019 is seeing the fruition of these key steps: adding two full-time police … more
“Three-part harmony has this weird human connection. It gets to people.”Mary Kenney of Lansing is one of three singers in the band “Upstate,” a fascinating mix of “The … more
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
If you were faced with a choice of cocktails between the Solar Flare – the name an indication of a technique used while making the drink – and the Pale Blue Dot – a rum and pear … more
A new year! The to-do list for 2018 was long locally and nationally and while not accomplishing everything, progress was made and 2019 promises to be even better. Locally, the Cargill Salt Mine … 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
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