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Bus drivers are very important members of the school community. They are the first adults kids see every morning after they leave home and the last they see as they get off the bus after school. These men and women also take students on field trips and to sporting events and musical competit…

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Amy Dawson is the eighth-grade math teacher at Trumansburg Middle School. In a normal school year, she would have three math 8 classes, an Algebra class, PREP, Two math labs for student support, a study hall, and lunch. When first hired by the district, Dawson taught seventh-grade math, but …

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Hope Lewis is the Instrumental Music teacher and Band Director at Charles O. Dickerson High School and has taught in the district since 1994. In pre-Covid years, she would teach numerous individual and small group lessons every day in addition to Concert (Ensemble) Band and Jazz Band multipl…

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Rachel Kloppel has been a teacher in the Trumansburg District for five years. In pre-COVID years, she would begin her day teaching two classes in the high school and then travel to the middle school where she would teach four classes. Not only is her schedule different this year, she doesn’t…

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The administration at Trumansburg Central School District received word on the evening of Nov. 6 that there was a positive COVID-19 case among the elementary school personnel, an initial case that led to a small outbreak that reached all three Trumansburg public schools.?

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Larry Vonderchek is a Trumansburg graduate who, after college, returned to teach social studies at Charles O. Dickerson High School. His classes include US History Regents, AP US History, and AP Government. This is his 13th year at Trumansburg and by far the most unusual due to COVID-19.

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Rob Reakes has been a Physical Education teacher for 30 years, 25 of those years in the Trumansburg Central School District. He and Angela McLennan teach all of the physical education and health classes at Trumansburg Middle School, and they both have had to make major changes in their curri…

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In conjunction with the guidelines distributed by the Tompkins County Health Department, the Village of Trumansburg, through the support of the Trumansburg Police and Fire departments, has decided to implement additional safety measures in the form of select road closures that will create mo…

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Colleen Civiletto is a fourth grade teacher at Trumansburg Elementary School. She has taught at this level for 25 years and had to make big changes in her classroom because of COVID 19. Normally, she would have 19 to 21 children in her care, but this year she has 11.

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Ghost Walks titled “Murder and Mayhem at Grove Cemetery,” in Trumansburg, will be conducted on both Friday and Saturday evenings, Oct. 30 and 31, starting at 6:30 p.m. each night from the Chapel by the cemetery entrance. The program features brief dramatic monologues delivered by members of …

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Quarantine time has upped the usage and demand of digital devices and content county-wide, though access to such things is still, if not a greater, issue for families during the COVID-19 outbreak. However, entities like the Ulysses Philomathic Library in Trumansburg have stepped up since thi…

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Mary Bouchard received the democratic nomination at the Ulysses Democratic Caucus July 12, garnering 63 out of a total 111 votes for one vacant seat on the Ulysses Town Council and edging out appointed incumbent Marc Devokaitis. She joins Nancy Zahler, democratic candidate for Ulysses Town s…

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The Coronavirus has upended many of the tried and true practices of just about everyone on our planet…and, of course, has significantly affected restaurateurs and diners everywhere.? If you spend time with owners and managers of restaurants in the Greater Ithaca Area, you might share my admi…

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The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reported that on Saturday, Aug. 22, at approximately 4:14 p.m., deputies responded to the intersection of Halls Corners Road and Arden Road in the Town of Covert for the report of a motor vehicle accident involving an all terrain vehicle and a passenger vehicle.

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In an effort to pave the way for more inclusive and diverse representation in Trumansburg, Village Trustee Keith Hannon announced July 17 that he was stepping aside in his bid for reelection. Three days later it turned out the person he endorsed as his replacement will probably not work out.?

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It is difficult to imagine a more challenging time to pull up stakes and move your family to a new community than during a worldwide pandemic. But Pastor Robert “Rob” Dean, newly appointed to the Trumansburg United Methodist Church, is the kind of “glass half full” guy who sees opportunity i…

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Another Trumansburg Central School District teacher has announced her retirement. Rosa Fernandez-Sopena has taught her final year of Spanish at the school district.