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March 25 session on experience with heat pumps, etc. postponed indefinitely

With regret, we have decided to cancel (or at least postpone) the Spring Potluck scheduled for March 20 and the March 25 session on experiences with heat pumps, solar panels, etc. FHIA’s Spring Cleanup effort is on Saturday April 18,

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. 

History Walk and Talk: The Byway, on 6/29, 11am

Learn about the mills and associated houses on the stretch of Fall Creek alongside The Byway. Saturday, June 29, 11am. Walk and Talk: The Byway. Led by Bruce Brittain, sponsored by Historic Ithaca. “The Byway is a former loop of Forest

Forest Home History — Events in June

Saturday June 15, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. That Old House Tour: Forest Home (sponsored by Historic Ithaca) “Get an exclusive look inside beautiful homes & sites with this self-guided walking/driving/biking tour of selected interiors in Ithaca’s historic hamlet of Forest

Potluck Supper on Friday, March 22, 6 to 8 p.m.

We hope to see you at the Forest Home Chapel for our annual Spring potluck supper. Keep an eye on the weather, but the forecast is not too bad for our little hamlet. Don’t feel you really need to bring

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