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Heading east along Virgil Road, one might notice a stream of black smoke emitting from a stack on top of a relatively large shack behind a house. That’s the sign that Branwell McClory has the forge up and running, and is taking a piece of metal to task on the anvil.

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All three Democratic candidates won their respective races in the Village of Dryden election on March 16 with two incumbents retaining their seats on the Board of Trustees. Mayor Michael Murphy ran unopposed and won, receiving 97.62 percent (123) of the vote (there were three write-ins). 

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Dryden villagers will see a fairly contested ballot for the upcoming election on March 16 with two trustee seats and the mayor seat up for grabs on the Village Board of Trustees. Democratic incumbents Jason Dickinson and Michael Murphy look to retain their seats as trustee and mayor, respect…

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As the number of Airbnb’s and short-term rental housing in general continue to rise in Tompkins County, several municipalities are looking at potential regulations for this type of housing. The Town of Dryden is one of those municipalities, and in fact has already passed legislation that set…

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Tompkins County Legislator, Michael Lane, announced his candidacy today for re-election to the Legislature from District 14. The district covers most of the eastern part of the Town of Dryden, including the Villages of Freeville and Dryden.

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Dryden Grange is pleased to announce that Anne Grant of Dryden was recently presented the Gerald Eastman Award from New York State Grange at their Annual Meeting in Cortland. This Award recognizes a New York State Grange member or couple who exemplifies Christian principles and influences ot…

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The sight of one Christmas sweater is striking in itself. But what about a mob of more than a hundred at once? Dryden residents will be able to judge such a scene for themselves on Saturday, Dec. 5, when packs of runners sporting their ugliest of Christmas sweaters fill the streets and rail …

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Andrew Pierce, Recreation Director of the Town of Dryden, delivered a presentation at a town council meeting on Nov. 19 on a potential project to develop a new recreational space in the town that would be used for recreation programs and community events.

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Municipalities such as the Town of Ithaca and the Village of Lansing have been working on developing a local law for regulating short-term rental housing in their respective areas. Add the Town of Dryden to that list of communities.

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Late last month, TerraCycle, a private waste management company, announced that the Dryden Central School District will be receiving materials partially made out of recycled oral hygiene products to build a new school garden after the school district finished in second place in the 2020 Colg…

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The Dryden Town Council continued the public hearing on the proposed solar development along 2150 Dryden Road prior to the planning board meeting on Oct. 22 where more public backlash was given towards the amendments to the project’s site plan.

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Though Newfield resident and Dryden High School teacher Nichole Gunn was not able to obtain access to the internet for herself and her family prior to the first day of school, just six days after, on Sept. 16, Clarity Connect finally came through and laid down fiber optic cables to give the …