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When Frank H.T. Rhodes retired from the Cornell presidency in 1995 - after 18 years of service - about half of the university’s then-living undergraduate alumni (appx. 123,000) had attended … more
Food and drink are central to almost any wedding celebration. From cocktail hour to the main meal to cutting the cake, these are often among the first decisions the happy couple makes. There are … more
Christine Feely and Colleen Robinson followed different journeys to Trumansburg but found common ground in their love of physical therapy (PT). In 2017, the two partnered to found Synergy: … 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
Established in 1921, the Groton American Legion Post 800 on Main Street has been thriving from then until the present, yet many veterans have been unable to join this or any post through the years … more
The Boyce Thompson Institute Operations High School Internship Program was launched as a pilot program in the summer of 2019, with opportunities for five high school students to work in various BTI … 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
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
Have you ever tried to explain a presidential primary to a young person or to a visitor from another country? I don’t recommend it. Here in New York, we often know more about the Iowa … more
At the well-attended State of the Village meeting on Saturday, attendees heard reports from Mayor Rordan Hart as well as trustees of the village board. The meeting concluded after an extensive town … more
As early as 2016, when Hudson Scaglione was in the first grade, he garnered the first award that earned him public recognition – second place in the PBS Young Writers Competition for the … 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
The Lansing power plant has been a cornerstone of Lansing for decades. The plant has burned its last coal, produced its last electricity from coal and will now sit dormant - that is, unless the town, … more
Short’s Barber Shop, currently located at 27 W. Main St., will soon be moving to a new location at 12 Elm St. in the old post office building. The old post office building has been home to … 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 was earlier this month – Saturday, Jan. 11, to be exact – that 10-year-old Olivia Stone and her friend went missing on the Groton Trail System, but it took her mom, Jess Stone, until … more
Trumansburg Rotary Club will be hosting a district orientation program on Feb. 6 through 8. Exchange students come from all over the globe, and the Rotary Club is seeking families to host at least … 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
When one thinks of leadership as it relates to teens, there can be many different thoughts that come to mind; some are somewhat positive, some are blatantly negative, and still others, for lack of a … more
Ithaca Flower Shop is growing into a new city while a new business is simultaneously sprouting in the florists’ longtime Fall Creek storefront. Stacey Twigg, owner of Ithaca Flower Shop, will … more
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