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Virtual meeting with Cornell Community Relations, Wednesday August 19, 2020, 7pm

Special topics will include an update on the project to redesign the intersection of Cradit Farm Drive with Pleasant Grove Road and a community discussion about safety for pedestrians and cyclists on the steep section of Pleasant Grove Road between

Virtual meeting with Cornell Community Relations, Tuesday June 9, 7pm

Stay home and hear an update on North Campus construction, including dealing with truck traffic. Also on the agenda will be where things stand on plans for re-opening the campus. Neighbors will be able to raise other topics.

Town of Ithaca Brush Pickup starts April 20th

There will only be one crew working so it may take a few days to get to you. All brush and yard waste must be at the roadside by 7 a.m. on the 20th. Leaves and non-brush yard waste must

Upcoming dates

The Town will now start Spring Brush and Leaf Pickup on Monday, April 20. FHIA’s Spring Cleanup effort is scheduled for Saturday April 18, 9-11am. We usually meet at the park and then spread out to pick up trash along

Holiday Party, Saturday Dec 14, 5-8pm

Join us for the annual Holiday Party, Saturday Dec. 14, 5-8pm, 127 Warren Road. Bring your family, something to drink (wine is fine!), and something to eat (either savory or sweet) and we will enjoy an evening of neighborhood cheer

Disaster Preparedness Presentation — Nov 19, 6:45-8:30pm at the Forest Home Chapel

Dani Novak from Halcyon Hill has been working with the Red Cross and Pastor Rebecca Dolch at the Chapel to arrange this session.  Hopefully we will never need to use the advice the Red Cross presenters will offer, but it

Annual Meeting on Tuesday October 22 at 7:30pm

We will meet at the Forest Home Chapel at 7:30 pm on Tuesday October 22.  The agenda will include: Conservation Challenges for Forest Home’s Forests. We will be joined by Todd Bittner, Director of Natural Areas at Cornell Botanic Gardens,

Fall Brush pickup begins Monday October 21

The Town of Ithaca has announced that brush pickup will begin at 7:00AM on Monday, October 21, 2019. See http://www.town.ithaca.ny.us/Quick-News/2019brushleafpickup for details. Also available is the Town of Ithaca’s October Newsletter, which has the brush pickup information and much more.

Forest Home Drive between Judd Falls Road and McIntyre Place to close 9/30 for about two weeks

The Town of Ithaca Public Works has announced that Forest Home Drive between Judd Falls Road and McIntyre Place will be closed beginning September 30 for approximately two weeks to replace the guide-rail and for associated road/shoulder work. The road

History of the Byway — written for June 2019 Walk and Talk

For his June 29, 2019 Walk and Talk, Bruce Brittain compiled a history of The Byway. Like the That Old House Tour earlier in June, this event was sponsored by Historic Ithaca.  There is one more Walk and Talk this summer. 

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