July #1 2003


[This is the SECOND OF TWO MESSAGES MONTHLY sent to 7,263 Ithaca area residents]


FIFTEEN READERS OF THIS ISSUE HAVE WON GIFT CERTIFICATES with Ithaca Bakery ($5), Viva Taqueria ($5), Cinemapolis/Fall Creek Pictures (2 tickets), Ithaca Fine Chocolates (4-pack), Gimme! Coffee (1# coffee), Oasis Grocery ($5), ($6), Sparrow's Wines ($10), Ten Thousand Villages ($10), ABC Cafe ($10), Acorn Designs ($7.50), Toko Imports ($5), Dinosaur Drygoods ($10), White Lotus Home ($10), Surya Incense (pkg), The Yoga Corner (free class).
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LONGEST SURNAME IN ITHACA TELEPHONE BOOK is Shankar Ganapathysubramanian (20 letters). His first & last names together total 27 letters, which is equalled by Sandhyarani Neemakandapillai. Runners-up are Chandrashekar Venkataraman (25) & Michael Stathokostopoulos (24).

AMAZING ITHACA HISTORY CALENDAR 2004 now available! Contains 400 odd stories from Ithaca's past, currently sold at Autumn Leaves Used Books, The Bookery, Tompkins County Museum. $10. or One HOUR each. Great fundraiser for your church or group

CORNELL WRAPPING PAPER, photos by Amy Hnatko. HOURS accepted. Booth 40 at Farmer's Market.


ADD YOUR FREE ONLINE CLASSIFIED ADS to 255 posted. Need something, anything? Offer something, anything? Sell it for 2 weeks or 2 years, give it away, advertise services, find or offer work, spend Ithaca HOURS, find lost dogs, announce garage sales, etc.



7/16 CLUB ITHACA: "exclusively for teens ages 11-15 Listen & dance to music, unlimited bowling, play pool & video games, win great prizes, social, soda & snacks. Safe, drug-free, smoke & alcohol- free environment. Wednesday nights. Ides Bowling Center. $5.00, HOURS accepted. 273-8364

ITHACA CHILDREN'S GARDEN: help build a labyrinth 7/17, 9am-12:30pm. " Learn about the math it takes to build a labyrinth. All ages invited. If you have rocks or stones (softball size to milk jug size) please bring . At southernmost end of Cass Park. Matt Gelder 272-2292

GRASSROOTS FESTIVAL [7/17-20] STREET THEATER & PUPPET-MAKING WORKSHOP: "To make colorful fun giant puppets we need donations of the following: old sheets/cloth/clothes, staples, screws, nails, lumber, buckets, wire, yarn, fencing (plastic or chicken wire), rags, paint brushes, foam pieces, large cardboard, brown paper bags, tarps and plastic sheets, loan of, staple guns, large scissors, drills, exacto knives, card table. Donations can be dropped off or picked up: Marcie 592-9763
---Puppet space behind Art Barn. See puppets at Happiness Parade, Sat pm.

PRI GORGE WALK THROUGH TREMAN STATE PARK 7/18, 10:30am-noon: guided tour shows origins of the park's spectacular landforms. Registration on-site & free. $7.00/car fee to the state park. Meet at the end of the Upper Treman parking lot. 273-6623 x20

TOM KNIGHT & THE BLUE MOON 7/18, 7:30, Cornell Arts Quad. Rain location: Uris Hall Auditorium

ITHACA ARTISTS' MARKET 7/20, 10am to 4pm. Show & sale of 50 painters, printmakers, photographers & mixed media artists. At Ithaca Farmers' Market. 273-5072

ITHACA'S ICE CREAM SUNDAE HONORED 7/20: The third Sunday in July is celebrated as "Sundae Sunday," part of National Ice Cream Month. Local author Michael Turback commemorates this Ithaca invention by signing copies of "A Month of Sundaes," at Barnes & Noble, 2:30pm. The Cornell Dairy Store will include a '2 for 1' Sundae Certificate w/every book purchased.
---Other dessert news: Turback's Restaurant provides free birthday dessert.

NORTHSIDE NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN: "Northside: Turning the Corner." 7/23, 7-9pm, Sciencenter. "The plan is the result of hundreds of people working, in total, more than one thousand hours. This plan is the vision that many residents hashed out over the course of a year long neighborhood-based planning process." Joshua

COMMUNITY FORUM: City Administrator Proposal 7/24, 7:30pm, Common Council Chambers, City Hall "This position would diminish certain powers of the Mayor..." Questions/comments: Carolyn Peterson, Chair of Human Resources Committee 272-8129

HECTOR FIREMEN'S FAIR: 7/25, 26. Route 414 Hector

HULA HOOP-A-THON & DANCE PARTY 7/26, 3-8pm, DeWitt Park. "Great food, electronic music & lots of people to check you out. Hoopla! Hoopers are making Ithaca history by Hula Hooping for five hours to help keep See Spot on the Commons. Prizes from local businesses awarded to top fundraisers." Application at See Spot Community Art Space, 108 the Commons. 277-7560

4-H FAIR 7/31-8/2. Route 13 at Lower Creek Road. 272-2292

SOUTHSIDE COMMUNITY CENTER BOOK CLUB Wednesdays until 8/13, 6:30-7:30pm, Southside Community Center: "Bring your summer library books, discuss them with Belle Sherman teachers, & listen tonew stories! Refreshments will be served!" [email protected]

TRUMANSBURG FARMER'S MARKET Wednesdays 4-7pm through September at "Park & Ride" across from the T-Burg Post Office. Live music, food, crafts, abundant local produce.



AGWAY ENERGY OFFERS GREEN ELECTRICITY PLAN throughout NIMO & NYSEG territories through partnership w/ Sterling Planet Enables customers to select renewable energy produced from wind, bioenergy & small hydroelectric plants in exchange for a small premium added to their regular utility bill. Sterling Green is a blend of 40% wind, 30% small hydroelectric & 30% bioenergy from recovered methane gas & is Green-e certified.
---"Kenny Christianson, Director of Co-op Plus Energy Cooperative in Ithaca says, "Our members have been waiting for over a year for a choice of renewable energy. I expect many of them to switch to Sterling Green." 1-888-982-4929

[email protected] Rod Howe

STORMWATER RESOURCE FAIR & CONFERENCE 7/26, 9-3pm at Dept of Social Services, 320 W. State St. "An opportunity to share & present ideas on stormwater management. Topics to be presented include: what constitutes a good stormwater management plan; mapping requirements for permits & county services; model ordinances & watershed local laws project; as well as flood hazard mitigation programs. Lunch will be provided along w/exhibits showcasing stormwater mgmt by local agencies. Advanced registration required: Kathy Wilsea 274-5560

TOMPKINS COUNTY PREPARES TO REDUCE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS: "Last summer the Tompkins County Legislature committed to a 20% reduction in greenhouse gases produced by the government's buildings & vehicles. A 2001 study reported that 1.2 million tons of greenhouse gas emissions are attributable to the entire Tompkins County community. County government's portion is estimated at 6,849 tons, or 0.5 percent of the total.
---"Taitum Engineering (accepts HOURS) suggested a variety of improvements in lighting, ventilation, & temperature controls at little or no cost. More energy can be saved by operating heating or cooling systems only during hours of business. Sealing air leaks & adding insulation to various buildings will also help conserve energy. The only big-ticket item the Taitum Engineering report recommends is a $428,000 project to install more energy-efficient lighting. This investment would reach payback in 5 years.
---"About 10 percent of the County's greenhouse gases come from its vehicle fleet. The emissions reduction plan recommends keeping the fleet up-to-date & well-maintained, reducing use, & purchasing fuel efficient or clean energy vehicles in the future." --Heather Filiberto 274-5560

AGRITOURISM GRANT INFORMATION SESSION 7/16, 7:00pm, 615 Willow Ave. Grants up to $10,000 in "Stop & Look" category that includes signs, parking areas, benches & fences. Grants up to $25,000 in "Stop & Visit" category that includes rest rooms, bus turnarounds, observation or staging areas. Grants of up to $50,000 in "Stop & Stay" projects including elder & youth hostels, campgrounds & B&B; construction. Application: Upstate New York Agritourism & Education Program, c/o Madison County Planning Dept, PO Box 613, Wampville, NY 13163. 1-866-AGTOURS.

COMPOST WITH CONFIDENCE! 7/26, noon-1pm, Compost Demonstration Site at the Ithaca Community Gardens (near the Farmers Market). Adam Michaelides 272-2292

ITHACA CHILDREN'S GARDEN PAINT OUT 7/27: "Youth of all ages are invited to draw and paint alongside artists at the Ithaca Farmers Market. Leigh MacDonald 272-2292

COMMUNITY BEAUTIFICATION GRANTS: 7/29, 7-9pm "Eighteen community groups & municipalities who received grants ($500) in 2002 & 2003 will be showing slides of the beautification projects that were funded by matching grants from the Community Beautification Program." Deadline for next grants 8/31. Program is funded by the Hotel Room Tax Fund. 272-2292 to register.

MAYORAL CANDIDATES FORUM ON GROWTH AND PLANNING 7/29, 7:30-9:30pm, Social Services Building, 320 W. State St. Sponsored by Citizens' Planning Alliance (CPA). "The report, Ecology & Urbanism, provides the springboard for the candidates' comments. That report indicates ways of revitalizing the heart of the city socially, economically & culturally, after a period of decline in population & business; increased traffic volumes & demands for parking; & the loss of surrounding countryside & farmland. Candidate statements followed by open discussion."

INDEX OF ECONOMIC ACTIVITY IN TOMPKINS COUNTY "hardly budged at all in May. But at least it was a positive budge."


"WORKERS' RIGHTS HANDBOOK," by the Cortland Workers' Rights Board. Foreword by Marty Luster. Chapters on wages/hours, termination, health/safety, how to form a union, family & medical leave, discrimination, sexual harassment, disability & accommodation, bullying, teen worker rules, workers' compensation, unemployment insurance, rights of ex-offenders, & personal rights. Free copy (& assistance w/these issues) at Workers' Rights Center 269-0409 [email protected]


ITHACA RADIO HOUR STORY BROADCAST NATIONALLY by WBAI in New York City, & affiliates in Santa Barbara, Boulder, Minneapolis, Storrs CT, Wheeling WV & Jeffersonville NY, as a feature piece for a new weekly program, Sprouts! "It is the story of a counselor for an abuse & rape crisis center & a beautician who owns her own salon in a small industrial town of Towanda, Pennsylvania." Ithaca Radio Hour broadcasts Mondays 6:30pm on 88.1FM.


SEE SPOT COMMUNITY ART SPACE 108 The Commons. "Color Plates from new book by D. Michael Price. New works by Pete Panek. Photos by Dylan Licthman. M-W 12-5pm, Th-Sat 12-8 pm. 277-7560.
---SEE SPOT 7/15 "Johnny Action" 7pm. Acoustic Rock, Punk & Emo. $5. 277-7560.

MAIN STREET GALLERY, 105 Main Street, Groton 7/ 3l-8/3l, 2003. Open Reception 8/9, 5-9pm. Gallery hours: Thurs - Fri 11am-8:00pm; Sat 11-7pm; Sun 1-5pm. 898-9010



FINGER LAKES 2004 ELECTION COMMITTEE (to prevent Bush re-election) 7/17, 5:30pm, Autumn Leaves Cafe. "We'll be forming working sub-groups" [email protected]

THE LEAGUE OF PISSED OFF VOTERS: Meghan at 257-2537 or 227-2938 (Felons & under-aged are also welcome) See also

Go to type phrase (including quotation marks): "weapons of mass destruction" Then click on the tab marked "I'm Feeling Lucky"

91.5FM (WSQX ) "Democracy Now!" moves from 1pm to noon weekdays.

ITHACAN MAURA STEPHENS REPORTS FROM BAGHDAD: "Everything here is such a paradox. One person will tell us passionately that he is so happy that Saddam is gone; the next will say that things were better under Saddam. Some people profess to love the Americans; others swear revenge on Americans. It is hard to find truth -- or more accurately, it is hard to sort through such a variety of truths.
---"Please also start collecting vitamins & medicines, as well as textbooks, encyclopedias, & dictionaries -- everything is needed desperately here. It looks like we will be able to make some shipments back here soon. We have given out all the items we brought, & every day we are meeting more people in desperate need. The vitamins especially are needed. We visited the University of Mosul yesterday. Not a thing remains. All the computers, books, even the ceiling light fixtures were looted. There are only ancient wooden desks & chalkboards remaining. What a tragedy! The language labs in the language & translations departments were completely gutted. There isn't an audio tape in the place. We would like especially to help resupply these labs-- so old French or English language textbooks, audiotapes or CDs of language lessons are valuable. We are well & trying to stay away from the guys with the guns. And trying to stay cool." --Maura Stephens & George Sapio

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL 7/15, 7:30PM, Kahin Center, 640 Stewart Ave. All welcome: 257-3156.

HOST FAMILIES FOR FRENCH STUDENTS needed 7/26-8/21. Debbie Teeter 277-4547

ITHACA BURMESE REFUGEE FAMILIES "have been working hard since their leader Aung San Suu Kyi was arrested & injured in a violent attack at the end of May in Burma. All of these Ithacans had been involved in the pro-democracy movement that was forced underground & into the jungle in Burma after a murderous assault on 8/8/88, soon after Aung San Suu Kyi was elected president of the country by a strong majority. She was never allowed to take office by the junta of reactionary generals which still governs."
---To help them pay for lobbying efforts, checks to: Han Lin, 510 Madison St. 275-0191.

BIKES FOR CHIAPAS volunteers needed. Help fix bikes to send to doctors & teachers in Chiapas, Mexico on Thursdays, 10-6, Recycle Ithaca's Bikes, 309 S. Corn St. Learn bike repair skills & earn free bikes & parts. Shop also open Wed (12-9) & Sat (10-5). Noah Pollock [email protected] 256-5355

CATALYZER ONLINE JOURNAL noncommercial art & writing site w/progressive focus seeks submissions of poetry, prose, visual art. Guidelines for submissions. The progressive news/blog section.



AMAZING ITHACA HISTORY CALENDAR 2004 available by mail for $12 each: Paul Glover, Box 365, Ithaca, NY 14851

* "PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON" written in Ithaca

* 7/17 Come Fly With Me! Make your own Morse WWI Airplane
*7/24 Iroquois Craft Workshop. *7/31 Only the Shadow Knows... Shadow Puppet Workshop

TOMPKINS COUNTY MUSEUM DISPLAYS THOUSANDS OF OBJECTS in the exhibition gallery: "The first laptop typewriter, a murderer's death mask, & depression-era radio stand side by side in perfect order, just waiting for the chance to tell their stories." Museum open Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays. 273-8284
---DEWITT HISTORICAL SOCIETY now accepts Ithaca HOURS in Museum Shop (max 1/4 HOUR) & for part of membership (max 1 HOUR). "This is especially exciting & appropriate as DHS is home to the Ithaca HOURS archives." See HOUR archives: [email protected]

TV SERIES ON LOCAL HISTORY & LOCAL HISTORIANS Channel 13-- tape #1, "Local Historians Speak" 7/17, 8:30pm; tape #2, "What do Local Historians Do?" 7/24, 8:30pm [email protected]


CLASSIC CINEMAPOLIS PUSHBACK THEATER SEATS AVAILABLE : Chairs have metal frames & rose or turquoise velour seat covers; some are unused. Come to Cinemapolis during regular show times (6:30-10 M-F & 1:30-10 Sat. Sun.) $10.00 per chair; quantitiy discounts.

KITCHEN SINK SERIES AT KITCHEN THEATRE "A New Brain" --"A new & imaginative musical about a young composer who faces diagnosis of a brain tumor with touching hilarity & a glorious score ranging from power ballads to tango & do-wop." 7/27-28, 8/3- 4. Admission $5. 273-4497 or 1-800-28-ITHACA. HOURS accepted 50%. [email protected]



"Thanks a great deal for publishing the second permaculture network potluck. We had a great turnout, about 50 people, from so many different backgrounds." -- Michael Burns

"Last time I was at Wegmans in the rain, I noticed that the parking lot slopes right into the inlet without even a curb to stop the runoff. The runoff carries oil & other leaked car fluids directly into the Inlet. Even the Widewaters project has a 'berm' to stop such runoff, & Wegmans should too. Let them know you want them to solve this problem!" --Evan

"Thanks Glen, for voicing a concern about censorship [at Hollywood Video] (June #2); I strongly agree. Seeing only part of a film, & not knowing what I am missing, is very frustrating. It is also insulting to the artists who made the film. I didn't realize Hollywood Video had censored a film I had rented until I got home, too late to reject it. As long as films are properly rated or described, I reject censorship of any kind.
---"Motivated by your complaint, I am going to write to their management (Hollywood Entertainment Corporation, 9275 SW Peyton Lane, Wilsonville, OR 97070) & complain. Other contact info for the mega-business is 503-570-1600, Fax: 503-570-1680 [email protected]; Guest Relations (what ever that is) [email protected] 1-877-325-8687.
---"In the meantime, there is Collegetown Video on Dryden Rd., &, while I much prefer to shop locally, increasing number of mail order rental businesses for DVDs. So there are some alternatives & we do have leverage with Hollywood." --Todd M.

"Still lovin' the ICN. Great work! Just a quick response to the message about boycotting Hollywood Video. I totally agree with the sentiment and personally have done all I can to never set foot in that store. When in need of videos, I either drive up to East Hill to visit Video Ithaca, walk up to Collegetown to visit Collegetown Video (which happens to have the best selection of DVDs in town BTW) or simply visit the library on a Wednesday when the selection is still good. It certainly takes some forethought to avoid Hollywood when a last minute urge for a movie strikes but I think it's worth the satisfaction of not supporting them. Now that I know about their ridiculous censorship policies, I'm even more determined not to ever go there. I would completely support a full fledged boycott! Where do we begin??" --Natasha

"I liked your piece about a trolley system in Ithaca. I found it to be quite a good read. I was skeptical, & maybe still am skeptical, that it could become a reality here. But after spending a week in San Francisco, without a rental car, my girlfriend & I both really came to appreciate not having to drive. The time spent traveling was longer than if we had brought a car, but it was well worth it.
---"Upon returning home, we both dreaded the return to our inadequate bus system, & our nearly exclusive car usage. Ithaca isn't quite bicycle-friendly yet, & much of it will never be due to the hills, so biking is more of a novelty than a true transportation method for us.
---"Do you have any upcoming plans for the promotion of alternatives to cars in Ithaca?
---"I'd really like to see something better in place, starting with more bike routes, more bus routes, electric buses, & perhaps even a trolley. It is certainly a noble goal." --Chris Yokum
---[REPLY] Installation of bike lanes will first require replacement of certain City Hall department heads. The Ithaca Downtown Partnership seeks funding for a study of trolley feasibility. Deliberately making Ithaca less convenient for cars, while making alternatives safer & easier, will cause change.

"Wondering if you would add this link to promote letterboxing in the next issue? It's a great pastime for all ages that gets you outside enjoying our beautiful area. All you need are the clues & a stamp. There are a number of letterboxes hidden throughout the Finger Lakes but we could use more ramblers out there leading us to other out of the way spots!" --Amy Rand

"Please, please, please sign me up to receive the Ithaca Community News! I was a student here in the early 90s, & have returned for good very gratefully. I'm so excited to be a part of this community again. I wouldn't live anywhere else." --Kerry A. Barnes

[Dan Cogan replies to Mark re: cable franchise] "Actually, Time Warner does not have a monopoly. Any other cable provider is free to come to Tompkins County, apply for a cable franchise, & if so awarded, string or bury cable in order to provide alternative cable service to residents of the County. Of course, we both know that the barriers to entering the market are so great, that it is unlikely another company would try to do that; maybe in NYC, but not in Ithaca, NY. I did want to correct your assertion, however, that in granting Time Warner a cable franchise, Common Council granted them a monopoly.
---"The issues you raised, & many that you did not, came up in our deliberations. It was because Time Warner seemed so unwilling to give more than they were offering that I voted along with 4 other Common Council members not to approve the franchise application that had been negotiated w/ Time Warner. The mayor broke the tie in favor of approval.
---"It is interesting to note that the representatives from the Public Service Commission who were in town for our deliberations opined that the franchise agreement the city had negotiated was one of the best they have seen in recent years. This is because changes in federal laws have severely restricted what communities may require from cable providers. We CANNOT require specific programming. We CANNOT require that they provide cable access studio free of charge. We did negotiate an Institutional Network, which by most accounts is quite an accomplishment.
---"It makes sense that people would be angry at the local government for poor service by a local cable provider. But it is important to look at it in the context of telecommunications law in 2003." --Dan Cogan

"About six years ago I was in an Australian pub in Bradenton, Florida late in the evening having overpriced beer when I encountered a friend with a 6-week-old puppy, a sickly runt of a purebred litter who he was unable to sell. He explained that the dog, an American pitbull, was going to be put down the next day when surrendered to the SPCA.
---"The next morning my hangover brought to me the realization that I had too much beer...and the puppy whining on the floor brought me to the realization that I had had WAY too much beer.
---"That is how I ended up with my best friend, Platter. Sadly, I am forced to part with my companion of six years at this time & am desperately seeking a new & great home for my buddy. She is a purebred American pitbull-- about 70 pounds-- who needs a home where she will be a single pet. Her tail & ears are natural & have not been clipped (she resembles a boxer more than a pitbull). She is an extremely personable & lovable pet who adores people.
---"She is current on all shots & healthy. I am willing to pay all future medical costs for the dog as well as for food & supplies. A kennel, toys & food would accompany her to her new home as well.
---"Please call 277-3868 or [email protected] --Deidra Cross
---[REPLY] Such requests, including pictures, can be placed at --------

"Just have to wax enthusiastic about Turback's being back again. We went there for dinner the other night, & the food was fantastic, the prices reasonable, & the service excellent. It has the same wonderful atmosphere you remember, & best of all, its ongoing dedication to featuring ingredients grown and/or produced in New York state. If you haven't been yet, go spend a beautiful summer evening there soon." --Karen Chimento

"I just read the latest "COMMUNITY NEWS" & wanted to thank you. You are one of the people I most admire in Ithaca for all you do for us both practically & in raising & keeping our consciousness focused 'rightly.' I am feeling much gratitude about having you in my town. With tremendous appreciation," --Eddie Lisbe

"[Re: Green Party presidential candidate?] Are you nuts? Yeah, sure. Go ahead & do this [run a Green presidential campaign]. Then we'll ALL end up living in Dallas!" --Larry Stinely
---[REPLY] According to election 2000 exit polls, Gore would have lost the popular vote without Nader in the race. So also says Al From, the president of Clinton/Gore's Democratic Leadership Council: "The assertion that Nader's marginal vote hurt Gore is not borne out by polling data. When exit pollers asked voters how they would have voted in a two-way race, Bush actually won by a point." Gore was spoiled by his own indifferent campaign. The Green Party online primary takes place until 7/22: You can vote for Kucinich, but he's going to bail out to run for Senate.

"Hey, thanks for the continued news. Does Ithaca need a bicycle factory? I t might create a few jobs & produce a necessary product. Perhaps we could sell them in China as well. Good luck on your presidential bid. " --Paul Holloway
---[REPLY] Yes, we have the capacity to build cargo bikes here to carry groceries & kids.

"Thanks so much for continuing to run Ithaca Community News! It's definitely the best Ithaca resource online." --Ben Regenspan


ITHACA'S NEWEST SELF-STORAGE FACILITY at 2323 Slaterville Road - Just 7 miles from the Commons. Competitive rates on 5x10 & 10x10 & 10x20 storage units. Secure & well lighted w/ 24 hour access. 100% Ithaca HOURS accepted. 539-3379 or 277-0904 evenings. David

ORGANIC PRODUCE HOME DELIVERY: WEEKLY/BIWEEKLY/MONTHLY : Just Organics, Michelle & Tony Jordan [email protected] 539-6509 Boxes $25, $35, $55. HOURS Accepted: 100%


FREE LIVE MUSIC AT BOUND FOR GLORY: Anabel Taylor Hall, Cornell, 8:30pm:
* 7/20 MIKE AGRANOFF: "everything from ancient ballad to contemporary song, to outrageous parody"
* 7/27 SARA MILONOVICH & GREG ANDERSON: "fiery & poignant instrumentals & vocals"


CORNELL UNIVERSITY'S MONTHLY OUTREACH SESSIONS give residents the opportunity to ask questions or express opinions on community-campus issues. Gary Stewart 255-4666

THE AFTER SUICIDE SUPPORT GROUP "has been helping survivors find their way since 1982. Group members understand the special needs of those who have suffered a loved one's suicide, whether the suicide was recent or long ago. Come together with others who can listen and understand." --Kris Bertelsen 272-1505 x17


MUDDY PAWS POTTERY WINS BEST OF SHOW IN SYRACUSE: Newfield artist Eric Serritella won first prize in ceramics/pottery at 33rd Annual Syracuse Arts & Crafts Festival 6/27. This was Eric's second first prize this year. 564-7810 HOURS accepted.

DANCE TROUPE AUDITIONS: experience helpful but not necessary "GET TRAINED FOR FREE." trifalcondove/myhomepage/dance.html

ITHACA QIGONG w/ Master Maurice Haltom, classes in Tai Chi, Qigong, Kung Fu, & Advanced Yoga. "Feel great, have fun & get healthy!" 266-9200


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