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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

Forest Home Get-Together and BBQ – Date Changed

Because of the uncertain weather forecast for the original date, the Forest Home Get-Together and BBQ has been moved to the rain date. It will be on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 3:00 pm in our Forest Home Park. This year

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

Tree Mulching Project Sat. June 8 in FH Park

Mulching is Child’s Play! Join your neighbors on Sat., June 8 at 9:00 AM in Forest Home Park for a tree cage weeding and mulching project. Bring work gloves and a small spade or digging tools if you have some,

Treasurer’s Report for 2017-2018

The Treasurer’s Report for the FHIA year from October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018 is available. 2017-18_TreasurerAnnualReport_2018-10-12

Report on the FHIA Website

During 2018, the FHIA website was rebuilt, with extensive upating of the contents. The new website is suitable for both large computer screens and smartphones. Here is a report on the new website that has been prepared for the FHIA

Cornell and the Emerald Ash Borer

You may have seen this piece from the Cornell Chronicle already: http://news.cornell.edu/stories/2018/05/cornell-plans-response-against-emerald-ash-borer. If not, you may be interested to know that signs of the insect pest have now been seen in downtown Ithaca.

Fisher Seen in Forest Home

Andy Galloway reported activity believed to be by a fisher a few days ago. Over the last year we’ve had repeated deaths of our chickens, brutally committed (of course), and two nights ago our last two chickens were killed with

Sunday School Help Needed at Forest Home Chapel

Dear Neighbors, The Chapel is looking for someone over 18 (probably a college student) to lead our summer children’s Christian education program (Sunday School) for the summer months this year. The classes are typically small (at most 8 children), ages

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