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Dryden Grange is pleased to announce that Anne Grant of Dryden was recently presented the Gerald Eastman Award from New York State Grange at their Annual Meeting in Cortland. This Award recognizes a New York State Grange member or couple who exemplifies Christian principles and influences ot…

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The sight of one Christmas sweater is striking in itself. But what about a mob of more than a hundred at once? Dryden residents will be able to judge such a scene for themselves on Saturday, Dec. 5, when packs of runners sporting their ugliest of Christmas sweaters fill the streets and rail …

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Andrew Pierce, Recreation Director of the Town of Dryden, delivered a presentation at a town council meeting on Nov. 19 on a potential project to develop a new recreational space in the town that would be used for recreation programs and community events.

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Municipalities such as the Town of Ithaca and the Village of Lansing have been working on developing a local law for regulating short-term rental housing in their respective areas. Add the Town of Dryden to that list of communities.

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Late last month, TerraCycle, a private waste management company, announced that the Dryden Central School District will be receiving materials partially made out of recycled oral hygiene products to build a new school garden after the school district finished in second place in the 2020 Colg…

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The Dryden Town Council continued the public hearing on the proposed solar development along 2150 Dryden Road prior to the planning board meeting on Oct. 22 where more public backlash was given towards the amendments to the project’s site plan.

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Though Newfield resident and Dryden High School teacher Nichole Gunn was not able to obtain access to the internet for herself and her family prior to the first day of school, just six days after, on Sept. 16, Clarity Connect finally came through and laid down fiber optic cables to give the …

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ITHACA, NY -- A rider on TCAT route 31 and route 43 has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Tompkins County Health Department. Potential exposure may have occurred on Thursday, Oct. 15 on Route 31 inbound from 10:27 a.m.-10:58 a.m. to the Seneca Street stop, and Route 43 outbound …

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Two months have passed since the Dryden Town Council chose not to consider the zoning changes for the Hamlet of Varna proposed by the planning board and instead chose to ponder over the possibility of implementing a six-month moratorium on development in the hamlet.

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Democratic incumbents Debbie Fisher and Dan Wakeman were reelected to their positions as trustees on the Village of Dryden Board of Trustees on Sept. 15. Fisher and Wakemen received 32.84 and 32.60 percent of the vote, respectively, defeating Republican candidates David Bravo-Cullen (16.67 p…

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After a lengthy postponement due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Election Day is less than a week away, and in the Village of Dryden there are two trustee seats on the Village Board up for grabs.

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Following a contentious meeting on Aug. 27, John Kiefer announced that he will be resigning effective immediately from his position as chairperson of the Town of Dryden Planning Board.

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An online public meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Sept. 3 to outline the New York State Route 13 Corridor Study. The meeting will be hosted by the Tompkins County Department of Planning and Sustainability (TCDPS) and the Ithaca-Tompkins County Transportation Council (ITCTC).

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After receiving input from several members of the community, the Dryden Town Council will take a close look at the possibility of implementing a six-month moratorium on approving development projects in the Hamlet of Varna while it examines the appropriate zoning changes that would fit best …