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The coronavirus has closed Lansing’s churches and temples, but the communities they represent continue to congregate and worship at home and online. Tompkins Weekly reached out to the leaders … more
With schools shut down, churches going online and Lansing residents being encouraged to stay at home, local official and unofficial groups are creating resources to connect people with the help and … more
Springtime warmth and fresh breezes compel us to get outdoors. Fortunately, Lansing’s hiking trails offer walks fit for everyone – from short to long and easy to difficult. The … more
About a month ago, a friend emailed to say that she and her husband were considering building a house in Lansing, but they’d heard that taxes here were high and likely to get higher with the … more
Rehearsal time had been moved a half hour earlier than the night before, so the cast and crew for Lansing High School’s annual musical production “Once Upon a Mattress” arrived in … more
A fisher is a carnivorous animal that can grow up to four feet from head to tail and weigh as much as 13 pounds. The largest members of the weasel family, fishers, are forest dwellers that eat small … more
The recently completed $34.8 million expansion project at the Ithaca Tompkins International Airport in Lansing has nearly doubled the size of the terminal and added four new jet bridges, a new … more
Five days a week each winter, Lansing’s Iris Boerman makes the 45-minute drive to Greek Peak Mountain Resort in Virgil, where she shoulders her share of 50 or so slalom ski racing gates and … more
Development of new housing and businesses continues apace in the town of Lansing – at year-end, there were eight significant projects planned, approved or under construction. Lake Forest … more
Lansing’s Salmon Creek rises from a pond just south of the town of Scipio’s town barn in Scipio Center. From there, Big Salmon Creek meanders irregularly nearly nine miles south, roughly … more
It may seem odd for a person in his 50s to have a favorite playground, but Steve Lauzun and his wife, Diane Lauzun, have spent most of their working life thinking about how kids play. “My … more
If you listen carefully the next time you are inside The Rink, below the clang of the weights at the East Shore Gym and beside the bang of soccer balls on The Field, you can hear the twang of the … more
Arrayed along walls and on tables in the middle are a wondrous and varied array of products produced locally and for sale on commission at a small market building on Atwater … more
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