July 7, 2011

Hedgehogs coming to Etna Saturday

Posted by simon at 7:24 AM

April 18, 2011

Absentee landlords and road widening

Tompkins Weekly's previous issue (4.8MB PDF) had a couple of articles on happenings outside of Dryden that seemed relevant here. There was a piece on Jacksonville, a hamlet in Ulysses that seems to be suffering a plague much like the...

Posted by simon at 10:24 PM

August 30, 2010

Another zoning boundary case

Near the end of the July meeting on the proposed zoning, builder Bruno Schickel asked why the tables in Sections 605 and 606 set a limit of four units per acre on individual single-family homes. Other approaches in those tables,...

Posted by simon at 5:03 PM

June 30, 2010

Tompkins Weekly on Varna development

Reporter Nick Babel was at last Monday's meeting about development in Varna. The resulting article gets to a lot of the points raised, though most of the details come out quoted to me, and not to the many people who...

Posted by simon at 2:01 PM

January 9, 2008

Spinning Saturday in Varna

If you're interested in spinning yarn, or just want to see what it looks like, the Black Sheep Handspinners Guild will be having its annual "Roc Day" at the Varna Community Center, 943 Dryden Road, this Saturday, January 12th. It...

Posted by simon at 5:48 PM

October 9, 2007

Dryden campaign coverage

Want to know more about the Dryden candidates? There's lots of coverage in the Dryden Courier and Tompkins Weekly. This week's Dryden Courier (available on newstands until tomorrow) covers the first candidates forum in depth. Tompkins Weekly talks with the...

Posted by simon at 8:50 AM

July 10, 2007

East/West at Tompkins Weekly; coming elections

This week's issue of Tompkins Weekly offers not just its usual one, but three stories on Dryden. The first, on page 3, examines the continuing divide between the east and west sides of Dryden, looking at the question of recreation...

Posted by simon at 12:43 PM

June 13, 2007

Power line expansion

This week's issue of Tompkins Weekly leads with an article about a public meeting on the expanded power transmission lines and facilities coming to Dryden soon. Mostly it seems intended to connect the Ithaca area more tightly to the grid...

Posted by simon at 5:42 PM

January 9, 2007

Makar ready to work

This week's issue of Tompkins Weekly features an article on David Makar, the newest member of the Dryden Town Board. Makar emphasizes his intent to represent the entire town of Dryden, his interest in improving Internet and cellular service, his...

Posted by simon at 8:17 PM

December 19, 2006

Storefronts stay empty

This week's issue of Tompkins Weekly takes a look at the empty storefronts in the Village of Dryden. It's been almost a year since the stores at the four corners all seemed to empty out, and Anthony Hall reports that...

Posted by simon at 6:37 PM

October 16, 2006

Tompkins Weekly debuts

Tompkins County has a new free paper, one that looks like it intends to cover local news in depth. Tompkins Weekly has in-depth news on area events, with articles on every town and city in the county. It looks like...

Posted by simon at 11:12 PM