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Fall Brush Pickup begins Monday October 18th

The Public Works Department will be picking up brush, limbs, and branches starting Monday, October 18th, and will continue throughout the Town until finished. All yard waste must be at the roadside by 7 a.m. on the first day of

Ice Cream Social, September 11 — Note the change of plan

Given the spike in asymptomatic Covid-19 cases in Tompkins County and concern about transmissibility of the new variants, we are simplifying the event. It is no longer the usual barbecue, but a simple Ice Cream Social.  We will not be

Fall picnic, September 11, 2021, 3-6pm

IMPORTANT!  Plans have changed.  There will be no barbecue, but we will serve ice cream. (Updated 9/8/2021) We are planning to hold our usual get-together and barbecue in the Forest Home Park. The picnic will be on Saturday September 11,

Virtual meeting with Cornell Community Relations, Wednesday August 11, 2021, 7-7:30pm

The meeting with Cornell Community Relations, Wednesday August 11, 2021, 7-7:30pm will include updates and Q&A on [A] the North Campus Residential Expansion (NCRE) and [B] student move-in (beginning on August 19 — see with NCRE project manager Chris

Fall picnic planned for Saturday September 11, 3pm-6pm

We are delighted to announce that the relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions means that we can plan for our usual get-together and barbecue in the Forest Home Park this year. The rain date will be the following Saturday, September 18. If

Former Forest Home school in guide to historic schools in Tompkins County

A recent newsletter from the History Center announces a guide for a “driving tour” to look at historic schools in Tompkins County. It includes the former Forest Home School at 100 Judd Falls Road. The school, which was built in

New chapter in “On Childhood in Old Forest Home” by Randy Scott Little

Randy’s earlier chapters focused on outdoor explorations and learning about nature. He has added a chapter reminiscing about indoor activities using the construction toys from his childhood. He was delighted to find that Lincoln Logs, Tinker Toys, and Erector Sets

Town Board on Monday, February 8 (5:30pm via Zoom) will discuss plans for Forest Home Walkway

An agenda item for the Town Board meeting scheduled for Monday, February 8 at 5:30pm will be a discussion of the latest drawings (billed as “100% progress plans”) for the Forest Home Walkway Improvement Project. The intent is to field

Public comment period and event on Feb 17, 2021 for “green building policy” formally known as Ithaca Energy Code Supplement (IECS)

The Town of Ithaca and the City of Ithaca have been working jointly since 2017 on a Green Building Policy, now known as the Ithaca Energy Code Supplement (IECS) which contains code requirements for new buildings and major renovations. These

Save 12/5 (2-3pm) and 12/11 (7-7:30pm) for socially distanced and virtual events to celebrate the holiday season

The FHIA Holiday Party Planning committee is proposing the following events to celebrate the holiday season together in lieu of our usual holiday party in a neighbor’s home: Holiday Treat Exchange Saturday, December 5 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Forest