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By Cathy Wakeman   On Friday, Sept. 14, the South Central Regional Library Council held a New York State Legislative Appreciation Reception to thank state representatives from across the region for their work on … more
By Barbara Esuoso   As a senior undergraduate at Cornell University, I reflect on my time on campus and in the City of Ithaca with gratitude. It is thanks to peers, professors, and long-time Ithaca residents who have … more
Jamie Swinnerton Tompkins Weekly   One year ago, as of Sept. 13, a group of artists tried something. They opened a space for art of all kinds that was designed to be malleable, never staying the same for long. … more
By Cathy Wakeman   The season of new beginnings is all around us. This past week hosted the beginning of the new school year. This week, Rosh Hashanah, the holiday of the Jewish New Year. As Faces of Dryden … more
Mark Shelley Tompkins Weekly   For many teams, road games provide a tough challenge. A new locker room, a new field, and the travel can cause confusion and disorientation for some. The relief of returning to the … more
By Cathy Wakeman   Where can you fight scurvy, walk the plank and tie up the knots on your sinking sails? Why, Pirate Day at the Southworth Library, of course. The second Saturday of the month is family storytime at … more
By Cathy Wakeman Tompkins Weekly   Josh Bacigalupi can never be accused of not having school spirit. With a ready handshake and wide smile, he eagerly greeted me for our 7:30 a.m. appointment to catch a glimpse of … more
By Will LeBlond Tompkins Weekly   The Dryden Football team will be playing for something more than just a victory on Friday, Sept. 7. In the team’s second game of the season against Southern Hills of … more
By Jamie Swinnerton Tompkins Weekly   In an effort to level the playing field when it comes to which businesses are awarded state contracts, businesses that meet the rigorous requirements can become certified as … more
By Cathy Wakeman   Dryden’s Boy Scout Troop 24 has added another eagle into its aerie. Continuing a long tradition of boys earning Scouting’s highest rank, Troy Sornberger, son of Melvin and Theresa … more
By Gary Stewart   Cornell’s recently arrived Class of 2022 is 54 percent female, and students of color represent 48 percent of the freshman class. The class includes 456 students who are the first in their families … more
By Cathy Wakeman Tompkins Weekly   To walk past the once avoided Montgomery Park is to see a playground bustling with children, sports courts teaming with ball players and a pavilion hosting picnics. That … more
By Cathy Wakeman   What do you do if disaster hits close to home? That question has hit close to home for a member of the Town of Dryden’s new Safety and Preparedness Advisory Committee. Katie Quinn-Jacobs related, … more
By Jamie Swinnerton Tompkins Weekly   The Cherry Arts Space isn’t just a theater. It’s exactly what the name implies, a space for art. All kinds of art. From within this theme of accepting and collecting all … more
By Gary Stewart   Cornell University’s annual student-led Pre-Orientation Service Trips (POST) program is being staged around Tompkins County this week. This fabulous rite of August is managed by Cornell’s Public Service … more
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 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
  The Cherry Arts announced its upcoming season least week a release to the media. Local theater enthusiasts will be excited to see a mix of local and international selections. From the Cherry … more
By Jamie Swinnerton Tompkins Weekly   Cows, the producers of beef, milk and… energy? At the beginning of this year, the Cornell Veterinary College found a way to use the manure produced by the nearly 200 dairy … 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
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