Category: Trumansburg

INSIDE THE FLX: Paul Griswold and the growth of Upstate Fiber Networks (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Paul Griswold and the growth of Upstate Fiber Networks (podcast)

On this edition of Inside the FLX, Ted Baker is joined by Paul Griswold of Upstate Fiber Networks. Ted and Paul talk about Upstate Fiber Networks’ beginnings as a small, family-owned telephone company to the present day where they now offer fiber-based ... MORE
Sweet Melissa’s ice cream now available across n

Sweet Melissa’s ice cream now available across New York State

Popular Ithaca ice cream business Sweet Melissa’s has recently begun circulating their pints of hard ice cream all across New York State. Melissa and Matt Kenny opened Sweet Melissa’s in 2009. The couple operates a soft-serve ice cream shop at 200 W ... MORE
Local area schools see spike in COVID cases, statewide hospitalizations remain low

Local area schools see spike in COVID cases, statewide hospitalizations remain low

Local schools in Tompkins and Cayuga counties are seeing a spike in positive COVID-19 cases, but statewide hospitalizations remain low as state health officials continue to monitor the highly transmissible BA.2 variant. Central New York’s COVID positivity rate is higher than anywhere ... MORE
Freezin’ for a reason: Ithaca’s Polar Plunge kicks off tomorrow at Taughannock Falls

Freezin’ for a reason: Ithaca’s Polar Plunge at Taughannock Falls

Ithaca’s annual Polar Plunge event will return to Taughannock Falls State Park this weekend after a two-year hiatus. The community fundraiser is happening this Saturday, March 26 at the Trumansburg state park. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. with series of five-minute ... 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
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
Trumansburg deputy mayor Carver presents report on Tompkins County’s struggling rural EMS services

Trumansburg deputy mayor Carver presents report on Tompkins County’s struggling EMS services

Trumansburg Deputy Mayor Ben Carver recently gave a presentation to the Tompkins County Council of Governments (TCCOG) where he addressed the topic of financial strain on rural emergency medical services (EMS). Carver suggested the TCCOG revisit the non-profit model for EMS services, ... MORE
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Trumansburg and Ulysses to manage Camp Barton as state park

The Town of Ulysses and Village of Trumansburg may become the stewards of Camp Barton, a boy scout camp on Cayuga Lake, as discussed in a meeting between local officials and the New York State Office of Parks on Tuesday. RELATED: State ... MORE
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Upstate Fiber now offering service in a portion of Newark, Seneca Falls, and Waterloo

In the spring of 2021, Upstate Fiber Networks, an Ontario and Trumansburg Telephone Company announced plans to construct approximately 75 miles of FTTP infrastructure to serve 11,000 locations in Seneca Falls, Waterloo, and Geneva. Construction in a portion of Newark as well ... MORE
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State Parks eyes Camp Barton for local-state partnership

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation has entered into negotiations regarding the future of Camp Barton in Trumansburg. The Baden-Powell Boy Scout Council has been forced to sell Camp Barton in order to meet its $1.4 million ... MORE
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Cold weather, lack of bus drivers forces Auburn schools to close, others closed as well

No school in Auburn today. In a letter to parents Monday, Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo said it’s because of a lack of bus drivers and this morning’s frigid cold. He says today will be treated as a traditional snow day. A number of ... MORE
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Effort underway to prevent the sale of Boy Scout Camp Barton

An effort is underway to save Boy Scout Camp Barton. The camp in Seneca County, which includes 2,200 feet of Cayuga Lakefront, is owned by the Baden-Powell Council of Scouts BSA. The property is scheduled to be sold to help the parent ... MORE
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Massive renovation at historic Taughannock Falls Inn now complete

The multi-million dollar renovation at the historic, 24-room Inn at Taughannock Falls is complete. Among the changes on the lakeside property include a new outdoor wedding and events space, which holds upwards of 300 people. The Inn, which celebrates its 75th anniversary ... MORE
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Two car garage catches fire in Trumansburg Wednesday night, cause still under investigation

A garage caught fire on Wednesday night in Trumansburg. The garage is a detached two car garage. Trumansburg Fire Department, Enfield Fire Department, and Mecklenburg Fire Department responded to the scene around 6:30 p.m. The garage was knocked down upon arrival to ... MORE
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Camp Barton might be sold to help the Boy Scouts of America pay sexual abuse settlements

Camp Barton, a 130 acre Boy Scout camp, may go up for auction. A vote was held to decide whether the Boy Scouts of America’s Baden-Powell Council should sell the property assessed to be worth $4.5 million dollars. The sale would help ... MORE