Trumansburg Connection

Two board seats up for grabs in March Trumansburg election

Voters in Trumansburg will choose two village board members from three candidates vying for the seats on March 19.  The race features Jhoanna Haynes and Anthony Hanson, both new candidates running under the Democratic Party line, as well as incumbent Marcia Horn, who is running as an independent candidate under the Community Party line. The two emerging winners will each […]

Local artists come together for Perry City arts and events venue in Trumansburg

A group of artists is coming together to sing and jam in benefit of the Perry City Friends Meetinghouse in the village of Trumansburg, a venue that continuously supports arts and culture programming for all ages.  The songwriting circle fundraiser is set for Feb. 18 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and will feature music from Richie Stearns, Sim Redmond, […]

Trumansburg students lead project to tell the story of maple syrup production, climate change repercussions

Students at Trumansburg Central School District (CSD) are continuing the district’s legacy of producing maple syrup through its Maple Syrup Project, harvesting sap from close to 50 trees in the area. A critical component of the project is the development by students of a statewide network that would allow other students to learn how to maple syrup. Trumansburg CSD students […]

On Trumansburg Conservatory improvements, potential federal funds

The Town of Ulysses is faced with a choice elected leaders and town residents hope will be transformative: How to spend the remaining $196,000 left from the Town’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) allocation approved by Congress in 2021? The Town Board held a public hearing Jan. 23 for residents to chime in on the types of projects they would […]

Ulysses Philomathic Library brings fun and games to winter market

As winter weather conditions make their presence felt throughout Tompkins County, the Ulysses Philomathic Library is hoping to bring indoor fun and learning opportunities to the county’s youth. The library will have a presence at the Trumansburg Farmers Winter Market, providing programming to further literacy and entertainment to the local community through the availability of books and crafts for children. […]

Trumansburg firefighters in line for potential additional funding

The village of Trumansburg is preparing to apply for state funding that could help build a new fire hall for the Trumansburg Volunteer Fire Company. Village Mayor Rordan Hart discussed the potential grant application at the first village board of trustees meeting of the year on Jan. 9.  The village would be seeking $1 million from the state’s Division of […]

Local businesses highlighted in Ulysses Philomathic Library art show

 The photos currently on the walls of Ulysses Philomathic Library are a window into some of the most interesting workplaces that many people have never thought twice about, even if they drive by them all the time. “People like to see art in the library. It’s nice to have a third space in the community,” said Meredith DeCotiss, director of […]

Trumansburg Conservatory approaches fundraising goal, could start restorations in 2024

The Trumansburg Conservatory of Fine Arts (TCFA) will start off 2024 with managing director Dona Roman entering her third year at the helm and a potential groundbreaking this summer. The conservatory has reached 88% of its $600,000 capital campaign to raise money for the conservation of its historic home, located at 5 McLallen St. The 1851 building is listed as […]

Trumansburg author and activist speaks out about ‘Unionizing the Ivory Tower’

Al Davidoff of Trumansburg has come a long way since arriving at Cornell University in 1976, a kid from a working-class industrial suburb of Buffalo. In his senior year, Davidoff became a custodian and an activist in an alliance of many of the lowest-paid service workers at Cornell, banding together to achieve fair wages and benefits from Cornell, a well-endowed […]

Trumansburg High School senior and volunteer firefighter recognized

As the year quickly winds to a close, Trumansburg Rotary Club is recognizing Carlos Blackburn Small as the recipient of its Service Above Self Award (SAS) award for November.  Small, a student and a volunteer firefighter, was nominated by his friend, fellow student and recent award-winner Audun Gruber-Hine. “Carlos is a good friend who is a volunteer firefighter,” said Gruber-Hine. […]

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