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At the beginning of April, a group of local life coaches officially launched the Ithaca Coach Collective, an informal network of county life, leadership and career coaches who have pooled their … more
Physical isolation and quarantines have become the reality for many local seniors to protect themselves from COVID-19, so staying connected with friends and family can be difficult. Local … more
Governor Cuomo Issues Executive Order Requiring All People in New York to Wear Masks or Face Coverings in Public more
While COVID-19 concerns demand social isolation, lots of county residents are staying in their homes, some finding they have more free time to do some work around the house. With spring finally here, … more
For several previous Thinking Ahead columns, we’ve focused on the detrimental effects of social isolation in the senior population and ways to combat it, but COVID-19 concerns mandating social … more
On March 13, Tompkins County Public Health Director Frank Kruppa issued a state of emergency and required that all area superintendents close schools from March 14 until at least April 13 due to … more
Child Development Council staff are working remotely and offering additional services to assure the well-being of children, families, and child care providers in our community. more
The Collegetown Small Business Alliance – in partnership with Cornell, the city of Ithaca and others – has created a new light pole banner program in Collegetown. The 2-foot-by-5-foot … 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
On March 12, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19, better known as the coronavirus, a pandemic. In the past few weeks, county government, organizations and businesses have responded to the … more
  **This is a public announcement from the Tompkins County Health Department. Tompkins Weekly did not write this article.** (Ithaca, NY – March 12, 2020) – The Tompkins … more
**This is a community announcement from the Tompkins County Health Department. Tompkins Weekly did not write this article.** (Ithaca, N.Y., March 11, 2020) — The Tompkins County Health … more
Earlier this year, Trumansburg carpenter Peter Cooke, local artist Christopher Wolff and Trumansburg Village Historian Sandy List launched the Plaque Project, a fundraiser for the Trumansburg … more
Last December, the University College London used data from over 6,700 participants to show a link between mortality and the arts, concluding that adults who engaged in the arts had a lower risk of … more
In 2011, Dublin, Ireland, native and artist Gavin Donohoe moved to New York City with his wife, Adira Sharp. In 2018, his art was featured at The Cherry Artspace in Ithaca, and not long after, the … more
As more and more people are choosing to be buried naturally, Willow Glen Cemetery in Dryden wants to help accommodate their green requests. The cemetery recently became certified with the Green … more
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