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As American Jews and members of Ithaca Jewish Voice for Peace, we support and applaud Congresswoman Ilhan Omar for highlighting and condemning the influence of AIPAC (The American Israel Public … more
Climate change is the real national, and global, emergency going on. According to the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), we have only 11 years to reach zero emissions if we want a … more
Integrating computer science into K-12 core curricula prepares children to succeed in a digital world. It’s now the goal of Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga Board of Cooperative Educational Services (TST … more
Trumansburg Eats! Restaurant Week returns for the fourth year! This annual event, sponsored and organized by the Trumansburg Chamber, will take place Feb. 28 through March 3 in the Village of … more
The Community Recreation Center, known locally as “The Rink” and “The Field,” is adding a new element – an Olympic-scale climbing wall scheduled to open in the … more
One of Groton’s little-known gems, The Clothing Closet, where women, infants, children, and men may come to receive gently-used clothing completely free of charge has recently moved from its … more
Wine and chocolate. Milk and cookies. Cheese and apples. The most successful pairings enhance both components for a more delicious experience overall. Such is the case with Agriculinary Tourism, a … more
In just a little over two weeks, a fabulous not-to-be-missed opportunity to shake off those winter doldrums and have a little fun is Groton’s annual Cabin Fever Festival, hosted by Groton … more
T-Burg Takes On Pediatric Cancer, a local non-profit organization with hometown roots, has expanded its reach to the Rochester and Syracuse areas, and aim to expand further into Buffalo and Albany. … more
The usual arrangement for a recital involves the students performing for the teachers, but four Lansing music teachers turned the tables Feb. 2 to introduce their new professional group MEDLnY at the … more
At a time when major nuclear arms treaties are being orphaned and thick reports on climate disruption are accumulating like waves on a stormy beach, many are asking if there are connections between … more
Democrats in the Town of Danby will be able to select candidates for Town offices as part of the New York State primary election! During its meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, the Danby Democratic … more
Like so many residents across New York State, I strongly support the passing of the Reproductive Health Act (RHA) and commend each legislator who voted in favor of this landmark legislation. The RHA … more
On Tuesday, Jan. 15, I attended the legislative session in Albany to witness the passage of the Reproductive Health Act (RHA) after many years of being stalled in the State Senate. It was a landmark … more
The Lansing Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO) began their fourth annual “Warm Up Your Winter with STEAM” celebration on Feb. 1 with the launching of the “Build the … more
Nestled in a cozy corridor at Charles O’Dickerson High School is a very special room which at points in the day is a home and safe space to students, staff, and a special pet or two. Jane … more
At the Heart of NY Teen Institute Leadership Conference this past November, approximately 200 students from Central and Southern Tier New York were in attendance. Among them, were four Groton High … more
Cornell’s Office of Community Relations and campus colleagues annually compile data with local economic components from the University’s most recent fiscal year. In the past, staff and … more
Flipping the U.S. House and the NYS Senate has already produced consequences. Not only did the House majority stand solidly behind the Speaker in foiling the President’s $5.7 billion pet … more
NYS seems to be on the road to legalizing “marijuana.” However, the reality is that it will (in effect) actually legalize THC which is the active component of the marijuana plant used … more
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