Recommended Links 

Cornell Astronomical Society (CAS):

Cornell Lab of Ornithology ~ 159 Sapsucker Woods Rd. ~ Ithaca, NY 14850~ 607-254-BIRD ~

Cornell Sports School  ~ Summer Day Camps for Youths ~ 103 Bartles Hall, Cornell University Ithaca, NY 14853 ~ 607-255-1200 ~

Discovery Trail ~ Come Explore Ithaca: Cayuga Nature Center; Cornell Lab of Ornithology; Cornell Plantations; The History Center in Tompkins County; Johnson Museum of Art; Museum of the Earth at PRI; Sciencenter; Tompkins County Public Library ~

Donna's Styling Salon ~ A Full Service Family Styling Salon, Open Tuesday - Saturday ~ 45 Main St. Spencer, NY 14883 ~ 607-589-4344

Downtown Ithaca Children’s Center (formerly the Drop-in Children's Center ~ Licensed Full Day and Drop-In Daycare ~ 506 First St., Ithaca, NY 14850 ~ 607-272-7117 ~

Dryden Montessori School (formerly Integrative Montessori Nursery School) ~ Convenient location in Dryden area ~ Eliza Brown, Director ~ 607-216-7805.

Dr. Peter Schwartz ~ Pediatric & Adult Ophthalmology ~ Dr. Peter Schwartz is the region's only fellowship trained pediatric ophthalmologist who sees patients of all ages in his office at 2333 North Triphammer Road, Suite 403, in Ithaca. To schedule an appointment, please call the office at (607) 266-7600. To learn more about Dr. Schwartz and the services we offer, please visit our website:

GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance  ~ Shakori Hills, NC April 17-20, and October 9-12, 2014, plus the Hoppin'John Old-Time & Bluegrass Fiddlers' Convention Sept 18-20, 2014; and the original GrassRoots Festival in Trumansburg, NY July 17-20, 2014 ~ 607-387-5098 ~ PO Box 941 Trumansburg, NY 14886 ~

Head Over Heals Gymnastics  ~ Classes Starting at Age 1, Summer Programs, Birthday Parties, Parents Night Out ~ 215 Commercial Ave., Ithaca, NY 14850 ~ 607-273-5187 ~

ITHACA BAKERY/COLLEGETOWN BAGELS: Family-friendly food to eat in or take out. Outrageous sandwiches; international entrees and cheeses; fresh salads & soups; tempting desserts, pastries; award-winning breads and outstanding bagels. Five locations: ITHACA BAKERY (273-7110; FAX for lunch delivery: 273-1301) 400 N. Meadow St. AND (257-2255) Triphammer Mall; COLLEGETOWN BAGELS: 415 College Ave. (273-0982), 203 N. Aurora St. (273-2848), East Hill Plaza (273-1036).

Ithaca Child, the Paper for Parents - Helping parents decide what to do
since 1990.  607-327-1226 or is an online information hub, highlighting Ithaca's many play places, classes, storytimes, festivals and more. is a not for profit labor of love by one Ithaca mom.

Ithaca Parent & Teen, the Magazine for Parents and Teens - Helping to bring
Parents & Teens together.  607-327-1226 or click on the logo link at

Ithaca Festival  ~ A weekend of Performance, Artistry,  Food and Fun for all ages - May 29-June 1, 2014 ~ 607-273-3646 ~

Johnson Museum of Art ~ Cornell University, Central & University Aves., Ithaca, NY 14853-4001 ~ 607- 255-6464 ~

Lifes So Sweet Chocolates, Proprietor: Darlynne Overbaugh 27 West Main St., Trumansburg, NY 14886 607-387-4477 and at 116 West Green Street (just before McNeil Music and Diamonds Indian Restaurant) Ithaca NY 14886, 607-882-9842,

Lightlink  ~ High-Speed Internet for home, office, schools, organizations ~ 607-277-0959 ~

Lime Hollow Nature Center ~ "It's where you belong." Founded in 1993, the Lime Hollow is a member-supported not-for-profit organization whose mission is to "provide year-round environmental education and recreation opportunities through
 utilization and protection of the natural and cultural attributes of  the Lime Hollow area."  We are located on the county border between Cortland and Tompkins Counties, in beautiful upstate New York.  338 McLean Road Cortland, NY 13045,

Mama Goose ~ Gently Used Children's Clothing and Other Stuff Mamas Need ~ Buy, Sell, Trade ~ 430 W. State St., Ithaca, NY 14850 ~ 607-269-0600

Photography by Kathy Morris ~ 208 the Commons, Ithaca NY 14850 (607) 277-5656

Ponzis, Proprietor: Paul Polce, 9838 Congress St. Ext., Trumansburg, NY 14886

Seishi Juku Karate Ithaca Dojo ~ Respect, Love and Obedience, the three principles of Seishi Karate.  We offer a special place to develop these things, along with a constant focus of the mind.  Everyone is encouraged to visit our new modern facility and experience our unique philosophy, regardless of athletic ability or age ~ 989 Dryden Rd., Rt. 366, Ithaca, NY 14850 ~ 607-277-1047 ~ (Change address to: Lansing Village Place, 15 Catherwood Rd., Ithaca).

Stepping Stones Preschool ~ Traditional Montessori Curriculum enriched by children's yoga, music, art and Spanish in an environment where learning is fun. ~ Downtown ~ 208 East Buffalo St., Ithaca, NY 14850 ~ 607-351-9533


The Cat's Pajamas ~ Ithaca's General Store for Kids and Kids at Heart ~ Open Daily, DeWitt Mall, Ithaca ~ 607 272-5582

Tiohero Tours ~ Cruise the clear waters of Cayuga aboard our research vessel
and experience the lake once know as Tiohero.  Tour departs from Ithaca
Boating Center and Ithaca Farmers Market.  1-866-846-4376. See website for

"The Land of Make Believe!" Own your own print of this classic picture by artist Jaro Hess from the book East of the Sun, West of the Moon

Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce ~ 904 East Shore Drive., Ithaca, NY 14850 ~ 607-273-7080 ~

Tompkins Trust Company, Manager: Cheryl Reynolds, 2 West Main Street, P. O. Box 702, Trumansburg, NY 14886, 387-7331,

Trader K's ~ Quality used clothing for less.  Men's, Women's, Children's, Maternity.  Buy, Sell, Trade. 119 The Commons 272-4011 and 15 Catherwood Place in front of the Shops at Ithaca Mall, Ithaca, NY 607.266.9600

Trumansburg Optical, Proprietor: Dr. Neil Henninger, 11 East Main Street, PO Box 474, Trumansburg, NY 14886, 387-7327,

Trumansburg ShurSave, Proprietor: Bret and James Seafuse, 2085 Route 96, PO BOX 706
Trumansburg, NY 14886, 387-3701

WSKG Public Broadcasting ~ Radio in Ithaca 90.9FM ~ TV Ch.46 (Ch. 6 on the cable in Ithaca) ~ PO Box 3000 Binghamton, NY 13902 ~ 601 Gates Rd., Vestal, NY 13850 ~ 607-729-0100 ~

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