July 12, 2012

Dryden Garden Tour this Saturday

I can't make it this time, but hopefully you can: Dryden Open Gate Garden and Art Tour Saturday, July 14th, 9am - 2pm Enjoy four beautiful gardens with art on display and for sale in each garden! Starting point: Municipal...

Posted by simon at 10:26 AM

Saltonstall Foundation to host Open House Sundays

It's been a long time since I went to one of these, but the Saltonstall Foundation, on Ellis Hollow Creek Road, will be having Open House Sundays this Sunday, July 15th, as well as August 19th and September 23rd. If...

Posted by simon at 10:23 AM

October 29, 2009

Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts offering residencies

The Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, located on Ellis Hollow Creek Road, is now taking applications for artists and writers who'd like to spend a month there in 2010. They have openings for poets, fiction writers, photographers, painters, sculptors, and...

Posted by simon at 1:56 PM

October 14, 2006

Art Trail open this weekend, next

The Greater Ithaca Art Trail is having two open studio weekends, this weekend and next. Studios are open from noon to 6:00pm Saturday (including today) and Sunday. Looking at the map (PDF), it looks like there are seven artists included...

Posted by simon at 3:47 PM

January 31, 2006

Questions of landlord responsibility

This morning's Ithaca Journal is quiet about Dryden, but I haven't yet covered the January 25th Dryden Courier, which has lots of Dryden news. The lead story reports on the Village of Dryden tabling a resolution that would have imposed...

Posted by simon at 8:14 AM

December 30, 2005

Christmas in Varna

The Our Towns section of this morning's Ithaca Journal has a few more pictures from the Christmas Eve celebration in Varna. There are three brief mentions of Dryden elsewhere in the paper: A review of 2005 public safety in Tompkins...

Posted by simon at 6:09 PM

October 11, 2005

Comprehensive Plan vote Thursday

This morning's Ithaca Journal front-pages Thursday night's Town Board vote on the Town Comprehensive Plan. The article mentions the eminent domain controversy which appeared in a letter to the editor last month. Supervisor Steve Trumbull says on the trails that:...

Posted by simon at 8:43 AM

July 24, 2005

Visiting an artists' colony

I've written a few times before about the Saltonstall Foundation, the arts colony on Ellis Hollow Creek Road, but I'd never actually been there before this afternoon. They held the second of their Open Studio Sundays, showing off the work...

Posted by simon at 5:37 PM

August 26, 2004

Artists' haven; college veto frustrations

The Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, on Ellis Hollow Road, gets an Ithaca Journal article about its Artist Colony program today. Five artists at a time spend a month at the colony working on projects. There's more discussion of...

Posted by simon at 8:26 AM

June 7, 2004

Contingency budgets, Ithaca Festival

The Ithaca Journal has an article today about the impact of contingency budgets on local school districts, looking at how they're calculated and what their past effects have been. Dryden faces a contingency budget if voters reject the second budget...

Posted by simon at 7:53 AM

April 16, 2004

Lane challenges annual assessments

This morning's Ithaca Journal reports that County Legislator Michael Lane is proposing legislation to shift from annual assessment to a three-year cycle., though it isn't clear how much support there is for that in the legislature. A simultaneous combination of...

Posted by simon at 8:33 AM

April 8, 2004

Saltonstall Arts Colony profiled

This week's Ithaca Times includes a detailed profile of the Saltonstall Arts Colony, which is located on about 200 acres in Ellis Hollow, and the Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts....

Posted by simon at 12:30 PM

April 1, 2004

Fair Housing Month, Art, Etna Community Association

This week's issue of The Shopper includes an ad proclaiming April to be Fair Housing Month in the Village of Dryden, an ad from the Dryden Schools Art Department asking for public support in keeping art programs from getting cut...

Posted by simon at 7:43 PM

March 6, 2004

Summer school, art scholarship, board briefs

Today's Dryden schools news comes from three different papers. The Ithaca Journal reports that the Dryden Central School District will include summer school funds in its budget, providing juniors and seniors who need to pass classes to graduate to take...

Posted by simon at 10:26 AM

January 3, 2004

Arts grants

The Ithaca Journal reports that the Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, in Dryden's Ellis Hollow area, is accepting applicants for summer residencies and grants. Applications for both are due January 15, 2004....

Posted by simon at 10:14 AM