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Ithaca Journal Guest Viewpoint

Land sale goes against vows for sustainability By Linda Grace-Kobas

‘Our activities today will have a profound impact on society not only for us but for many generations to come.’

This quote from the re­cently released U.N. Inter­governmental Panel on Cli­mate Change brings home to us the urgency of dealing with our rapidly changing global […]

Composting food-scraps

I am happy to share some information of an upcoming pilot curbside food scrap recycling program that will be initiated in the city-portion of West Hill, and will be expanded into the town-areas of West Hill in approximately mid-2014.

On Monday, October 28, 6:00-7:00 pm, and Saturday, November 2, 10:30-11:30 am, Tompkins County Solid Waste […]

County approves land sale for “Cayuga Village”

The Tompkins County legislature approved sale of the Biggs land parcel for the purpose of developing the “Climate Showcase” housing on West Hill. The vote was 11 to 4 in favor of the sale. Discussion of the proposal began shortly after the beginning of the meeting at 5:30 in the afternoon. A number of West […]