This week: Planning boards are looking over the Cornell North Campus expansion, a first official look at the Cayuga Medical project on Route 13, and Ulysses is still working on new zoning laws. Tompkins County Monday, April 22 The Planning, Development, and Environmental Quality committee of the Tompkins County legislature meets at 1:30 p.m. at…Continue Reading “Make Laws, Raise Hell: April 22-27 Tompkins County Government Happenings”

This week: It’s egg hunting time. Time to put the community gardens in. Music for dancing and listening; book talks on revolt & feminism; poetry & dance to support people in the process of re-entry from incarceration. All that and more in this week’s $10 and Under Planner. Bookmark the Weekend Planner here. What are…Continue Reading “April 19-21 $10 and Under Weekend Planner: Music, Dance, Food, Free Happenings”

By Daniel Bromberg Cornell University ILR School ‘20, Brooklyn-born The opinions expressed by this author in this piece are his alone. Want to respond to this column? Have another important issue in your community you want to talk about? Email  josh.brokaw@truthsayers.org – we’ll help you publish your truth. Ithaca, NY— In addition to placing community…Continue Reading “Cornell Students Demanding University Act Against Confederate Memorabilia Sales at Fairs”

This week: Game nights and bird walks and noise music, all in the same day and same town! Music your local Record Store Day celebration, along with stylings by faux Freddie Mercury and performers prancing to Dr. Seuss. Bookmark the Weekend Planner here. What are you up to this weekend, Ithaca? Here’s some happenings in…Continue Reading “April 12-14 $10 and Under Weekend Planner: Music, Dance, Food, Free Happenings”

This Week: The Industrial Development Agency is voting on a tax break for the Old Library project, city boards are looking at new student housing on South Hill, and Lansing is continuing the process of reviewing Maguire Nissan’s new spot by the mall. Do you want to know what your local government is doing? Do…Continue Reading “Raise Hell, Make Laws: April 8-13 Tompkins County Government Happenings”

This week: Puppets and music classes and bird watching for young ‘n old alike. Dancing and train station touring and rock ‘n roll all around the lakes. Bookmark the Weekend Planner here. What are you up to this weekend, Ithaca? Here’s some happenings in and around Ithaca of the free, low-cost, educational, and musical variety…Continue Reading “April 5-7 $10 and Under Weekend Planner: Music, Dance, Food, Free Happenings”

By Josh Brokaw josh.brokaw@truthsayers.org At its April 10 meeting, the Tompkins County Industrial Development Agency [IDA] will presumably vote on whether to grant a tax abatement for a 67-unit, luxury senior housing complex planned for the Old Library site. Located at Cayuga & Court streets in downtown Ithaca, the Old Library site has been a…Continue Reading “Tax Break Recommended for Old Library Project Over Protest It’s Not Affordable”

This week: How will Tompkins County develop Sears & Tioga streets? The Ithaca Farmers’ Market is looking to make accessibility improvements at Steamboat Landing. The Town of Ithaca is reviewing Cornell’s North Campus expansion. That and more in this week’s government meetings around Tompkins County. Do you want to know what your local government is…Continue Reading “Raise Hell, Make Laws: April 1-6 Tompkins County Government Meetings”

By Josh Brokaw josh.brokaw@truthsayers.org The opinions expressed by this author in this piece are his alone. If you’d like to respond to this column or otherwise share your thoughts or news about an important issue in your community, email josh.brokaw@truthsayers.org Svante Myrick announced on Wednesday, March 6 that he’s running for a third term as…Continue Reading “Want a Third Term? Kid Mayor Myrick Needs to Grow Up”

This week: Dragon Day at Cornell. Game nights, musicals, and music parties galore. Make your own Giant Hoax. Frog puppets dance to Stravinsky. All that and more in this week’s $10 and Under planner for Ithaca and regions nearby. Bookmark the Weekend Planner here. What are you up to this weekend, Ithaca? Here’s some happenings…Continue Reading “March 29-31 $10 and Under Weekend Planner: Music, Dance, Food, Free Happenings”