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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
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
In September I attended the “Local Economic Development Conference,” organized by Veronica Johnson and the Civil Advocacy Project. Guest speaker Bruce Seifer, with the support of Bernie … 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
It is that time of year again - every fall and winter we ask you to help us Seal the Cracks in homes across the Finger Lakes Region, doing our part in fighting climate change while helping others 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
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