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It has always been funny to me that the people least enamored of government are often the ones least likely to want to give up their tiny municipalities—to merge school districts or consolidate … more
As the Village of Trumansburg Planning Board continues the process of site plan review for 46 South St., the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) reviewed variance applications for that property and the old … more
When it comes to high school education today, there are many more pathways for learning and earning the ultimate prize – the coveted diploma – than there were even just a few short years … more
When Donna and the Dynamos reunite to perform Abba’s “Super Trouper” in the middle of the first act of Lansing High School’s musical “Mamma Mia!” next week, they … more
You already loved Purity Ice Cream, but now you can love them even more. When the owners of the iconic Ithaca institution renovated their shop, they decided to scoop out a little happiness for the … more
I’m not qualified. I don’t have the experience. I don’t have the right education. I’m too busy. I’m not political. These are all reasons I’ve heard for not running … more
In the early AM of April 5, 2018, seven Catholic nuclear activists including Clare Grady of Ithaca cut through the metal fence around the Kings Bay Trident submarine base in Georgia. To protest the … more
Cardinal Timothy Dolan’s response, in the Wall Street Journal (Feb. 22, 2019), to the passage of New York’s Reproductive Health Act displays his and his church’s concern for women. … more
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
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