This week: Plenty of Irish music to scratch your St. Patty’s Day itch. Dancing, games, and the opening of maple season. 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 to nourish your mind and spirit…Continue Reading “March 15-17 $10 and Under Weekend Planner: Music, Dance, Food, Free Happenings”

Do you want to know what your local government is doing? Do you want to tell your local government to do something else? Here are your opportunities in Tompkins County this week. If you would like to help TruthSayers cover more issues that matter, if you are at a meeting, be a reporter. Send us…Continue Reading “Raise Hell, Make Laws: November 12-17 Tompkins County Government Happenings”

By Josh Brokaw Henry Granison won a three-way Democratic primary race for a seat on the Tompkins County Legislature and incumbent Rich John easily won a race that was no longer contested, according to results released Tuesday, August 12, by the Tompkins County Board of Elections. Granison won 249 of a total 432 votes in…Continue Reading “Granison, John Win Primaries in County Legislature Races”

David Shapiro is running for the Tompkins County Legislature in District 3, an area that includes much of South and East hills in the city of Ithaca. Shapiro is running in a three-way race for an open seat against Henry Granison and Carolina Osorio Gil. Listen More: Tompkins Legislature Candidate Henry Granison Interviewed Shapiro joined…Continue Reading “Listen: Tompkins Legislature Candidate David Shapiro on Affordable Housing, Living Wage”

How Many Davids, How Many Stones, Till Gas Goliath Comes Down?

This story was originally published July 26, 2014, on the journalism crowdfunding site Beacon Reader with the financial support of 50-plus donors. Support more reporting by this independent Truthsayer with a donation. Today! By Josh Brokaw On July 13, I attended a rally on the Mall in Washington D.C. organized to tell the Federal Energy…Continue Reading “How Many Davids, How Many Stones, Till Gas Goliath Comes Down?”