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By Cathy Wakeman   Siem Reap, nicknamed Temple Town, lies in Northwestern Cambodia at the gateway to the Angkor region, home to the world famous Angkor Wat. Built in the 12th century, Angkor Wat is one of the largest … more
By Linda Competillo   It all started with a phone call. Not long after the beginning of the school year in fall of 2017, Groton Central School’s District Office received a call from Lisa Horn of Horn Research LLC … more
Kathy Zahler   From time to time, I fall into the trap of responding to people’s social media comments. It’s a bad habit. Recently, TCDC shared a Washington Post link that listed our Congressional candidate, Tracy … more
Having a public school district determine the sincerity of an individual’s religion as it pertains to vaccination is certainly a public health conundrum. Addressing the importance of herd immunity (having ~90 percent of the population … more
Mike Sigler   I know a lot of my friends and constituents are not a fan of Tom Reed. They don’t like the way he campaigns and/or some of his stances or that he supported President Trump early on in the presidential race. … more
By Gary Stewart   While Ithaca might have more restaurants per capita than New York City, that’s not as interesting as the number of accomplished people who live and work in the city’s 6.07 square miles that includes (and … more
By Aaron Fernando   In the well-known Pogo comic strip by Walt Kelly, two characters look out somberly at a forest floor lined with discarded bottles, household goods, car parts, and garbage, and one of them says, … more
By Molly Buck   Guest writer Molly Buck grew up in Waterloo, then lived in Hartford, Dublin, Seattle, Manhattan, Quito, and Brooklyn before settling down close to home but not too close. She lives in Trumansburg with her … more
Kate Cardona   Since its inception, Groundswell Center for Local Food & Farming has been focused on supporting immigrant and refugee communities in the Finger Lakes region. Our Incubator Farm was founded with the intention … more
By Gary Stewart   Town-gown relationships constitute one of the world’s most inexact sciences. The roots of “town-gown” go back to the Middle Ages when many university students held clerical status and wore … more
Last weeks educational editorial on Bomb Trucks was probably accurate as far as it went. In my opinion, it didn’t go far enough. Contrary to modern culture and our socio-economic system, money is not almighty. The laws of physics are almighty. At … more
By Mariah Mottley   Billie June, my middle child, is concerned about her birthday. I enjoy giving her a hard time; I pretend that I can’t really remember which day it is, or exactly how old she is going to be. According … more
By Cosmo Genova   Even if you’ve only caught one fish in your life, there’s a good chance it was a sunfish. Kids have been watching bobbers bob to sunfish for hundreds of years in this country, and they remain a prolific … more
By Kathy Zahler   I thought this column would be all about the winner of the Democratic primary in the 23rd Congressional District, but that’s what I get for planning ahead. As I write, we are at something of a standstill, … more
By Susan Riley and Kate Supron   A recent trip to Columbus, Ohio for the annual International Town Gown Association (ITGA, itga.org) conference gave us reason to again ponder the many facets of “town-gown” relations. While … more
Mike Sigler   Bomb Trucks!” Yes, this was just one of the signs that met me at last week’s County Legislature meeting as about 30 people came to protest the Cayuga Power Plant’s plan to repower the plant with trucked-in … more
Meaghan Sheehan Rosen   The growing awareness of food waste and food rescue over recent years is a promising sign of sustainability. Several European countries have banned food waste. Across this country, states are committing … more
Despairing about the country’s direction? June 26 is Election Day and the Democratic primary winner will challenge Congressman Tom Reed. While the field is large, without any hesitation, Tracy Mitrano is my pick. She will be a tireless, … more
I am a Republican and I am supporting Tracy Mitrano for U. S. Representative of our 23rd district here in New York. Since Tom Reed has been in office, he has done very little to help his constituents or even represent them to their benefit. … more
We strongly support Tracy Mitrano for Congress from the 23rd District of New York. We have watched Tracy in action in public forums for months and, in our opinion, she is the most viable candidate in the upcoming Democratic primary for this … more
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