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This article is sponsored by Cayuga Health System Visitors to Cayuga Health System hospitals may soon find therapy dogs visiting patients at Cayuga Medical Center and helping physical therapy … more
In 2006, owner Larry VanOstrand, along with manager Jeff Hopkins, took over the operation of Instant Replay Sports on Third Street in Ithaca, turning their love of sporting goods into a small … more
The Encore Players and the Trumansburg Conservatory of Fine Arts (TCFA) are partnering to present “Dark Hearts: A Villain’s Cabaret,” this Friday and Saturday, Feb. 14 and 15. This … more
This year’s Economic Summit was all about change – how much progress the county has made and how much work is yet to be done – centered around issues important to the community like … more
Nearly everyone knows Dewey Neild, but none of us knew him as Dewitt Eugene Neild, before his college buddies adopted his father’s nickname, which still fits today. Growing up in the town of … more
Most Saturdays during the school year, 4-year-old Gemma Phipps heads to the Southside Community Center with her mom to practice her arabesques, her plies and her reading skills. Phipps is one of … more
By Jessica WickhamTompkins weekly The Ithaca High School robotics team, Code Red Robotics, is officially in build season for the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) … more
In a previous edition of Tompkins Weekly, we tackled the issue of affordable housing in the county, and throughout that investigation, several sources mentioned a need for all types of housing, … more
This month, the Cherry Artspace will play host to “Apple : Tree,” a mixed-media “rolling cabaret” by Ithaca resident and performer Caitlin Mathes. As Mathes describes, … more
The Community Foundation of Tompkins County, a philanthropic organization based in Ithaca, is celebrating 20 years of service to the county this year. As those involved with and influenced by the … more
Driving out into the hills of Newfield after a snowstorm is breathtaking and dicey. That is where the studio of local artist Treacy Ziegler is located. Her directions state to drive to the … more
In our last issue, Tompkins Weekly took a look back at what 2019 brought to the county. Now that 2019 has come and gone, and the new year is here, it’s the perfect time to look at upcoming … more
2019 was a big year for Tompkins County. Tompkins Weekly has already touched on some of these areas, from affordable housing and waterfront developments to new childcare resources, but seeing as … more
Sally Grub, 70, is an office volunteer at the Cancer Resource Center, but that’s not the only organization she’s been involved with. “I have volunteered ever since I came to … more
When Chelsea Frazier, Ph.D., came from Chicago to Ithaca in August to start her professorship at Cornell University, she brought with her a long history of research and skills in black feminism and … more
By Jessica WickhamTompkins weekly Right next to the State Theatre and a short walk from the Commons stands a small shop called The Bloomwell. Walk inside, and one is instantly greeted by shelves … more
Friends and neighbors, we hope you can come celebrate all things community at the 2019 Town-Gown Awards (The TOGOs), 9:30-11:30 a.m., this coming Saturday, Dec. 7, at Ithaca High School’s Kulp … more
Draya Koschmann is a single mother who rents out an accessory, “mother-in-law” apartment in her house on the northside of Ithaca. “Renting out part of my house on Airbnb has … more
Return to 19th-century London this December with the Hangar Theatre’s celebrated production of “Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol,” running Dec. 8-22. Join Ebenezer … more
By Jamie Swinnerton Tompkins Weekly   The Ithaca area has a lot to offer theatergoers of many persuasions, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for growth. A new kind of theater company is coming to Ithaca … more
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