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This coming Nov. 6 election will see a three-way contested race for Tompkins County Sheriff. Incumbent Ken Lansing will be running on the Independence line, former undersheriff Derek Osborne will be … more
Fall is officially here in the Finger Lakes and there’s a myriad of things for residents, and visitors, to do to celebrate the season. Cider tasting, apple picking, corn mazes, and Halloween … more
Tompkins Weekly Staff At the beginning of the annual reorganization meeting of the Tompkins County Legislature on Jan. 2, County Clerk Maureen Reynolds administered the oath of office to all Legislators, including four new … more
By Eric Banford Tompkins Weekly The Discovery Trail is a museum-library partnership between eight member organizations that have been collaborating for nearly two decades to help visitors explore nature, science, and culture. Each … more
Tompkins Weekly Staff A dozen projects – aimed at improving the lives of Tompkins County women and girls – were recently awarded Women Building Community grants. Diane Shafer, president of the City Federation of … more
By Jennifer Tavares By any objective measure, my family and I have so much to be grateful for. My husband and I have good jobs, my family is relatively healthy, we have a warm, stable house and vehicles in good repair, our … more
By Eric Banford Tompkins Weekly The Discovery Trail is a museum-library partnership between eight member organizations that have been collaborating for nearly two decades to help visitors explore nature, science, and culture. … more
Tompkins Weekly Staff By a unanimous vote, the Tompkins County Legislature last week adopted amendments to Administrator Joe Mareane’s recommended 2018 budget and five-year capital program. The budget, which would … more
By Rob Montana Tompkins Weekly As the parent of a younger child in Tompkins County, I have become quite familiar with the Bright Red Bookshelves around town. My child was the recipient of books at birth and doctor’s visits. … more
By Jennifer Tavares One does not need to explore many online news articles about development or redevelopment in Ithaca and Tompkins County, nor attend many public board meetings, to find several individuals speaking emphatically … more
By Rob Montana Tompkins Weekly Throughout the summer and into early September, Tompkins Weekly offered readers a chance to get to know their Legislature candidates a little bit better. At the conclusion of that series, one … more
Tompkins Weekly Staff First they heard County Administrator Joe Mareane’s 2018 spending proposal, now Tompkins County legislators – acting as an expanded budget committee – are hearing from departments and agencies about … more
Tompkins Weekly Staff It’s official: TCAT now has an app for that. Actually, apps, to be more accurate. Earlier this month, Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit announced its riders have the opportunity to access … more
Tompkins Weekly Staff Coming next month, the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport will see upgraded service from United Airlines, which is replacing its 37-seat turboprop planes with 50-set jets to accommodate increased passenger … more
Tompkins Weekly Staff The United Way of Tompkins County kicked off its 2017-18 fundraising campaign last week at its 15th annual Stephen E. Garner Day of Caring. J.R. Clairborne, chairperson of the UWTC board, welcomed … more
Tompkins Weekly Staff Days after Tompkins County Administrator Joe Mareane gave the Legislature his recommended 2018 budget, legislators began reviewing the proposed spending plan. The Expanded Budget Committee heard … more
By Kelsey O'Connor The Ithaca Voice Moving into budget season, reducing the jail population and addressing the housing crisis are on the “front burner” of priorities for next year. A new revenue stream from casinos … more
By Rob Montana Tompkins Weekly With at least 20 people announcing their plans to run for Tompkins County Legislature in the fall, Tompkins Weekly will be offering readers an opportunity to learn more about the people who will … more
By Rob Montana Tompkins Weekly With at least 20 people announcing their plans to run for Tompkins County Legislature in the fall, Tompkins Weekly will be offering readers an opportunity to learn more about the people who will … more
By Allison Usavage Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce The Hilton Garden Inn is a lively downtown building, home to office space, retail space, and a hotel all in one. A landmark for visitors, the hotel is just a stone’s … more
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