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Grassroots cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

GrassRoots cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
Grassroots has been cancelled. For the last 30 years the annual festival has been a major event for Tompkins County. Organizers said in a message that it would be cancelled until July 2021. "We come ... more
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Organizers say Grassroots Festival is on this July

GrassRoots cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
Organizers of the Grassroots Festival in Tompkins County say the show will go on this year. In an email to supporters on Monday, organizers said that efforts are being taken to keep the community informed ... more
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Driver ticketed for DWI after fleeing scene of head-on crash; second driver airlifted to hospital

Driver ticketed for DWI after fleeing scene of head-on crash; second driver airlifted to hospital
Deputies say the driver involved in a head-on crash in Tompkins County fled the scene on Friday around 4 p.m. The crash happened along the 8400 block of Perry City Road, near Waterburg Road. Deputies ... more
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Running water at Taughannock (photo)

Running water at Taughannock (photo)
A photo from Taughannock Falls State Park from Rachel Burkholder ... more
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Taughannock on a bright, but wintry day (photo)

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Capturing the beauty of late-fall, and early-winter in the Finger Lakes at Taughannock Falls. Photo by Timothy Lerkins ... more
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One way to beat the cold (photo)

One way to beat the cold (photo)
This is one way to beat the cold. This shot was captured in Trumansburg. Photo by Christine Houseworth‎ ... more
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Main Street Market offers locally grown foods in Trumansburg

At a “soft” opening last Wednesday, Kevin and Lauren McKinzey introduced their new enterprise, Main Street Market, focused on locally grown and prepared foods, on Trumansburg’s thriving main drag. T’burgers took a break from their ... more
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INHS receives nearly $1 million for green housing project in Trumansburg

A 40-unit multi-family affordable housing proposal in Trumansburg took another step forward Tuesday with the announcement of nearly $1 million in funding awarded by New York State for its green, energy-efficient design. Ithaca Neighborhood Housing ... more
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Colorful at Taughannock (photo)

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Taughannock Falls looked amazing Friday morning surrounded by beautiful fall colors. Photo by Jim Porupski ... more
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GrassRoots Festival’s vision for future grows

In an area that loves its festivals, the Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival of Music and Dance is one of the most iconic. For nearly three decades, the celebration has featured a wide array of musical ... more
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Widow of fallen Trumansburg soldier prepares for motherhood

Widow of fallen Trumansburg soldier prepares for motherhood
On a late summer Saturday, a procession of fire engines, motorcycles and squad cars escorted a van down Main Street. By the time the caravan had arrived at the American Legion hall, a crowd had ... more
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Changes coming to downtown Trumansburg staple

The face of Main Street is changing with a change of ownership of Good to Go! Trumansburg Market. When opening Good to Go!, current owner Nana Monaco never aspired to be a small business owner, ... more
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First Baptist Church celebrates 200 years in Trumansburg

First Baptist Church celebrates 200 years in Trumansburg
This year, First Baptist Church is rejoicing in its 200th year of ministry in Trumansburg. The theme of the anniversary is “Shining the Light of Christ, 200 Years and Beyond.” The church celebrated its anniversary ... more
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Hiker rescued after falling 30 ft. at Taughannock Falls State Park

Hiker rescued after falling 30 ft. at Taughannock Falls State Park
First responders have rescued a hiker who fell 30 feet in Taughannock Falls State Park while trying to get into a prohibited area. Firefighters say they were called to the falls around 7:50 a.m. Wednesday ... more
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OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Taughannock Falls State Park (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Taughannock Falls State Park (podcast)
The Finger Lakes region is home to dozens of waterfalls but none are more famous as the tallest waterfall east of the Mississippi River, Taughannock Falls. Learn about the complete history of the State Park ... more
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Hundreds of kids impacted by vaccine requirements in Tompkins County alone

New York State passed legislation eliminating religious exemptions to school vaccine requirements in June. In Ithaca, where vaccination rates are low in several schools, public health advocates and school administrators are hopeful that the new ... more
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UPDATE: Deputies say speed, failure to negotiate intersection factors in rollover crash involving dump truck along SR 89

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The Seneca County Sheriff's Office provided an update on a rollover accident along State Route 89 - involving a dump truck in Covert. Deputies say the dump truck, which was hauling top soil, was traveling ... more
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Taughannock Falls (photo)

Taughannock Falls (photo)
Bottom of the falls looking east along Cayuga Lake. Photo by Brad VanDusen ... more
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Calm GrassRoots Festival for law enforcement

Calm GrassRoots Festival for law enforcement
While there was much music, partying and fun to be had during a hot Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival of Music and Dance, the festival was quite calm from the law enforcement perspective. As of Saturday, the ... more
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