Category: Dryden

#HalftownMustGo campaign celebrates Interlaken’s resolution, organizers and supporters to march in Washington D.C. on Monday

Cayuga Nation: Interlaken takes action, anti-Halftown supporters to march in Washington D.C. on Monday

The Village of Interlaken passed a resolution Thursday that called on President Joe Biden and the U.S. federal government to respect the traditional Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫ’ (Cayuga Nation) faction’s decision to remove Clint Halftown as the nation’s federal representative. This resolution out of Interlaken ... MORE
NY’s Educational Opportunity Program expands to three local community colleges

SUNY’s Educational Opportunity Program expands to three local community colleges

Community colleges in three local counties will receive a total of $5.2 million to expand their affordable education program, announced Governor Kathy Hochul on Tuesday. According to a press release from the Governor’s Office, the State University of New York’s (SUNY) Educational ... MORE
Dryden’s Sapwood Farm one of six ‘bird-friendly’ maple producers in New York

Dryden’s Sapwood Farm one of six ‘bird-friendly’ maple producers in New York

Town of Dryden’s Sapwood Farm has been recognized by the New York office of the National Audubon Society for its preservation efforts. The 103-acre Sapwood Farm, owned by Sean Carter and his partner Maria Paone, is a small commercial maple and mushroom ... MORE
Cayuga Nation responds to Town of Dryden’s resolution supporting removal of Halftown as nation’s federal representative

Cayuga Nation responds to Town of Dryden’s resolution, criticizes non-native involvement in dispute

The Cayuga Nation has released a statement regarding the Dryden Town Board’s recent resolution to stand by the Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫʼ Council of Chiefs and Clanmothers’ and support Cayuga Nation self-determination. Related: Dryden Town Board passes resolution supporting Cayuga Nation Self-Determination The full statement ... MORE
Dryden Town Board passes resolution supporting Cayuga Nation Self-Determination

Dryden Town Board passes resolution supporting Cayuga Nation Self-Determination

On March 17th, 2022 the Town Board in Dryden, NY passed a resolution calling on the federal government to honor the traditional Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫʼ (Cayuga Nation) decision to remove Clint Halftown as a representative to the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and Department ... MORE
Rural Health Network offer garden grants to Sothern Tier, Tompkins County schools

Rural Health Network offers garden grants to Southern Tier, Tompkins County schools

The Rural Health Network of South Central New York is offering grants to grow and create gardens at Southern Tier schools, including those in Tompkins County. The grant is open to early childcare and K-12 area schools, said Farm to School Coordinator ... MORE
Dryden establishes affordable and workforce housing committee

Dryden establishes affordable and workforce housing committee

The Dryden Town Board passed a March 10 resolution to establish an affordable and workforce housing committee. The resolution, which passed unanimously, states the new committee will “focus on owner and rental housing deficiencies and identify various impediments to the construction and ... MORE
Tompkins County provides alternative transportation options amid risin

Gas too expensive? Consider alternative transportation options in Tompkins County

New programs are launching in Tompkins County to provide residents with alternative transportation options amid rising gas prices. One way to explore such options is by using Way2Go, a local transportation directory created by the Cornell Cooperative Extension, according to Ithaca Voice ... MORE
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Home suffers damage after structure fire in Tompkins County

On Wednesday, February 16 firefighters in Tompkins County were called to a structure fire on Davis Road. The Dryden Fire Department shared photos from the scene to Facebook, as they assisted the McLean Fire Department with the fire. No injuries were reported, ... MORE
Dryden, Fire, News, Tompkins County
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House fire in Ithaca-area serves as reminder to clean chimneys

Firefighters in Dryden say they were called to assist the Varna Fire Department with a structure fire on Saturday. According to the Dryden Fire Department, the house fire started in the chimney. “We can’t emphasize enough the importance of regular inspection and ... MORE
Dryden, Fire, News, Tompkins County
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Dryden schools go remote due to COVID cases, lack of bus drivers, and quarantine issues

Due to a dramatic uptick in COVID-19 cases over Thanksgiving break the Dryden Central School District is going remote. Throughout the week remote learning will be the standard for students there. The goal for the district will be to return to in-person ... MORE
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One extricated, airlifted from serious crash in Dryden

First responders were called to a serious one car crash in Dryden around 5 a.m. on Route 13 in the village. It happened on Wednesday and first responders from Dryden Fire and Ambulance were called to the scene. Lifenet was also deployed ... MORE
Dryden, News, Tompkins County
Two facing serious charges after Dryden shooting incident

Two facing serious charges after Dryden shooting incident, weeks long investigation

A pair of Dryden residents were taken into custody after a weeks-long investigation. State police were called to a report of a person target shooting near Signal Tower Road in Dryden on June 4, which prompted an investigation after the suspect left ... MORE
NWS confirms tornado in Dryden from Monday's storms

NWS confirms tornado in Dryden from Monday’s storms

The National Weather Service in Binghamton has confirmed that a tornado touched down in the town of Dryden on Monday. When that powerful line of thunderstorms rolled through the Finger Lakes- damage was seen all over. However, in the small community in ... MORE
Dryden, Tompkins County, Weather
Municipal broadband in the works for town of Dryden

Municipal broadband in the works for town of Dryden

A community in Tompkins County is working on bringing municipal broadband to town. It’s the town of Dryden and an undertaking that started in 2019 is continuing. The Tompkins Weekly reports that the goal, according to local officials, is to bring fiber ... MORE