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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
In addition to all the open mic, karaoke, live music, game and trivia nights and more that are always going on in Trumansburg, there are a number of art and entertainment events in Trumansburg this … 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
In the day and age we live in today, many families find themselves with a plethora of ways in which to spend the proverbial “hard-earned dollar,” most of which are not avoidable or … more
For a long time, there’s been a presumption that getting off fossil fuels was something only the wealthy could accomplish. But that is changing, and there are growing opportunities for … more
On the heels of the 30th anniversary of the Walt Disney film, “The Little Mermaid” in 2019, the Groton High School Drama Club has just begun rehearsing the stage version of the same title … 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
After a successful soft opening in late November, Trumansburg Main Street Market is officially open with regular hours, an enticing menu and weekly entertainment. The market, housed at 21 E. Main … more
A new decade is here, and it’s time to start marking the days in 2020 you must make it to Trumansburg! Events begin in March with the Empty Bowls fundraiser, which supports the Trumansburg … more
One of Groton’s most popular venues for young and old alike is the Groton Public Library, largely due to its amazing director, Sara Knobel, its dedicated staff, the incredible support of the … more
I’m not good with personal resolutions, but I’ve made a few political resolutions for 2020, and I hope to be able to stick to these. 1. Welcome Republicans Whenever my local … more
The winter holidays create a space for family and friends to come together, and they provide a structure of services, meals and parties for people who see each other every day or once a year to renew … more
I’m delighted to report that the West End model, which has been on display at Alternatives Federal Credit Union since 2003, will eventually be housed very close to the site of the old Rhine … more
The main reason one becomes an elected official, I would hope, is to help people. It seems so obvious. It used to be, every election season, that core tenant of mine would be challenged as we hear … 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
On Dec. 19, the state announced that its Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) initiative awarded over $13.8 million in grants to Tompkins County organizations. Among the projects that … more
Healthy competition and the promise of a pizza party resulted in a record food drive at Lansing High School this year, bringing 1,256 items going to the Lansing Food Pantry. Students in the middle … more
When most think of Rotary Clubs and the things they do for students, the thing that generally comes to mind first is the sponsorship of foreign exchange students. While the Groton Rotary Club has … more
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