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“Most of the time you are sideways. You are always trying to achieve traction. There are 23 other people out there. There is always bumping. You are trying not to wreck each other but you are … more
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
Steve Smith has two daughters. Hailey is 13 years old and Hannah is 11. Both girls dance competitively at The Next Jennaration dance studio. Steve is their “prop dad,” charged with … more
Lansing Historical Association Fall ProgramThe Lansing Historical Association will hold its Fall Program “The History of the County Home on Perry City Road” by John Wertis, Ulysses Town … more
Last spring, Kyler Davis played Captain von Trapp in the Lansing High School musical “The Sound of Music.” In the final act, Kyler played the guitar as the Family von Trapp sang … more
By Matt Montague   Each June for the past five years, Lansing Elementary School identifies children who could use a little extra help with reading for the summer. Each of these kids is invited to partner … more
Mark Shelley Tompkins Weekly   In a county dominated by traditional fall sports, one sport has found it challenging to break into the sporting spotlight. While the lack of a stadium and necessary equipment may … more
By Matt Montague   Jacob Palladino wanted to be a farmer, and then he didn’t, and then he did. And now he is. “My dad’s grandfather was a farmer, my grandfather owned a tractor dealership but … more
By Matt Montague Just off East Shore Drive, about a quarter-mile up Waterwagon road, on your right, there is about an acre of sunflowers and wildflowers scattered across a field. There is a sign in the field that says “Free … more
By Matt Montague Tompkins Weekly   Eric Stickel’s “day job” starts at 11 at night. That’s when he reports for duty as the overnight sergeant for the Cornell University Police. He gets off at … more
By Matt Montague   Lansing High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame’s 2018 class will include: Thomas Colt, Class of 2003; Shawn Costello, class of 2000; Shane Wolf, class of 2004; the 2000 Girls Volleyball Team; and the 2006 … more
By Matt Montague Tompkins Weekly   Before there were roads in Lansing, there was “The Warriors’ Trail.” According to the book “Old Indian Trails in Tompkins County” written by Tompkins … more
By Matt Montague   Finger Lakes Marine Service, the marina at Myers across from the park, started with a dream from the other side of the lake. In the early 1950s, Leon Ford was the head caretaker at … more
By Matt Montague   Lansing’s John Hatfield is “NWCOA Bat Standard Certified.” And that’s important when you have a bat in your house. But bats are just the beginning for Hatfield. He can … more
By Jamie Swinnerton Tompkins Weekly Like many local businesses, Michaleen’s Florist and Garden Center have become more than just a business, they’ve become a neighbor. In November of 2017 Michaleen’s celebrated their … more
By Rob Montana Tompkins Weekly   In May, big news was announced by the Cayuga Operating Company – a large-scale solar project would be taking up residence at its 434-acre site in Lansing. The proposed large-scale clean … more
By Rob Montana Tompkins Weekly A pair of Lansing town board incumbents are facing challenges for their seats on Election Day. Robert Cree and Doug Dake, both on the Republican and Independence ballot lines, will see their spots … more
By Will LeBlond Tompkins Weekly Diving into a pool has become second nature for Lansing High School’s Meghan Matheny. In her final year as a Bobcat, she has been dominant to begin the year and has already claimed … more
By Will LeBlond Tompkins Weekly Last season was certainly a roller coaster for the Lansing boys soccer team, but there are a few things that never change when it comes to Bobcat soccer. The unexpected passing of longtime … more
By Will LeBlond Tompkins Weekly It’s no secret that the number of high school athletes playing football are down, making it all the more important to have a squad made up of versatile players. And that is what Joe … more
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