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Striped cucumber beetle Acalymma vittatum (Fabricius, 1775) from Bugwood.org

ZOOM VIRTUAL CLASS: Garden Insect ID & Organic Controls

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

What's eating your vegetable plants? Learning to identify the beneficial and detrimental insects and pests in your garden will help reduce insect damage to your vegetables, fruits, and flowers. Participants at this class will learn characteristics of the major insect orders in our region, and gai...

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Asst. Attorney General Mike Danaher makes a presentation in May 2016.

Avoiding & Resolving Problems with Car Purchases & Repairs

Thursday, August 13, 2020

In this special Consumer Issues Presentation via ZOOM, New York State Assistant Attorney General, Michael Danaher, will speak for 45 minutes to 1 hour, covering current consumer protection, the warning signs, how to protect yourself, and what to do if you become a victim. Then from 12:00-1:00pm, ...

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coin and currency, money

Managing Finances Through Covid-19: simple strategies in a time of crisis

Thursday, August 13, 2020

The current Covid-19 Coronavirus outbreak is having a profound negative effect on our economy, and many of us will experience financial crises and hardships. Along with the obvious loss of income, there are other factors that come along with these types of situations that affect us and our decisi...

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strawberry jam in glass pint canning jars

Food Preservation Zoom Classes

Friday, August 14, 2020

Our colleagues at CCE-Saratoga are offering a series of food preservation classes online.  Register for one or all of these FREE classes taught by Diane Whitten, CCE Nutrition Educator and Cornell Certified Master Food Preserver. For additional information, contact Diane at dwhitten@cornell...

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coin and currency, money

Managing Finances Through Covid-19: simple strategies in a time of crisis

Thursday, August 20, 2020

The current Covid-19 Coronavirus outbreak is having a profound negative effect on our economy, and many of us will experience financial crises and hardships. Along with the obvious loss of income, there are other factors that come along with these types of situations that affect us and our decisi...

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red clover (Trifolium pratense) L.; cover crop

ZOOM VIRTUAL CLASS: Cover Crops for the Home Garden

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Reduce your carbon footprint and enhance your soil all at once! Planting cover crops in your garden is a cost-effective form of nutrition and organic matter and keeps your soil, water, and nutrients from running off. Come learn which cover crops do well in our area and which ones work best f...

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coin and currency, money

Managing Finances Through Covid-19: simple strategies in a time of crisis

Thursday, August 27, 2020

The current Covid-19 Coronavirus outbreak is having a profound negative effect on our economy, and many of us will experience financial crises and hardships. Along with the obvious loss of income, there are other factors that come along with these types of situations that affect us and our decisi...

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coin and currency, money

Managing Finances Through Covid-19: simple strategies in a time of crisis

Thursday, September 3, 2020

The current Covid-19 Coronavirus outbreak is having a profound negative effect on our economy, and many of us will experience financial crises and hardships. Along with the obvious loss of income, there are other factors that come along with these types of situations that affect us and our decisi...

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CCE-Tompkins Education Center (Ithaca, NY)

Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, September 3, 2020

The CCE-Tompkins Board of Directors usually meets on the first Thursday of the month at the Cooperative Extension Education Center, 615 Willow Avenue in Ithaca. Meetings begin at 5:00pm and typically end by 7:00pm. Members of the public are welcome to attend. Note: January meeting is generally tr...

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labor day graphic

CLOSED for Labor Day

Monday, September 7, 2020

The CCE-Tompkins Education Center will be closed in observance of the Labor Day federal holiday. Classes and workshops scheduled for our facility on this date will still be held.

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Asst. Attorney General Mike Danaher makes a presentation in May 2016.

ZOOM: Tenant/Landlord Rights & Responsibilities

Thursday, September 10, 2020

In this special Consumer Issues Presentation via ZOOM, New York State Assistant Attorney General, Michael Danaher, will speak for 45 minutes to 1 hour, covering a range of tenant-landlord issues as well as specific CoVid-19 tenant-landlord issues. Then from 12:00-1:00pm, he will then tak...

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strawberry jam in glass pint canning jars

Food Preservation Zoom Classes

Friday, September 11, 2020

Our colleagues at CCE-Saratoga are offering a series of food preservation classes online.  Register for one or all of these FREE classes taught by Diane Whitten, CCE Nutrition Educator and Cornell Certified Master Food Preserver. For additional information, contact Diane at dwhitten@cornell...

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child between two parents; image used on Parents Apart class for parents in separation / divorce

ZOOM: Parents Apart®

Monday, September 14, 2020

Due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus, we are offering 2 online sessions of this class on Monday evenings from 6:30-8:30pm on August 3 & 10 OR September 14 & 21.  About the Class:Parents Apart® has been streamlined for online delivery to a 4-hour workshop for parents who wan...

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strawberry jam in glass pint canning jars

Food Preservation Zoom Classes

Friday, September 25, 2020

Our colleagues at CCE-Saratoga are offering a series of food preservation classes online.  Register for one or all of these FREE classes taught by Diane Whitten, CCE Nutrition Educator and Cornell Certified Master Food Preserver. For additional information, contact Diane at dwhitten@cornell...

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Youth participants show their goats at 4-H Kritter Kamp 2007

4-H Kritter Kamp

Friday, September 25, 2020

Youth aged 9 to 13 who have an interest in but little experience with animals are invited to register for the annual "4-H Kritter Kamp", hosted by the Tompkins County 4-H program.On Friday evening, "Kritter Kamp" participants will camp indoors at 4-H Acres' Kiwanis Hall. From then until Saturday...

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Plastic garden pots and trays being recycled at the 2008 Gardener's Pot Swap recycling event at CCE-Tompkins.

CANCELLED: 2020 Gardeners Pot Swap Recycling Event

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Due to limitations placed on our staff and volunteers by Covid-19, CCE-Tompkins will not host the annual Gardener's Pot Swap Recycling Event in 2020. Gardeners with extra pots to share are encouraged to ask their local nurseries if they will take pots back to reuse; and to reach out to other loc...

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The 2018 Community Beautification Award for a Residence was presented to Neil Golder for his property at 203 College Ave.

2020 Community Beautification Nomination Deadline

Thursday, October 1, 2020

The Tompkins County Community Beautification Program invites nominations of local sites that have done an outstanding job beautifying their properties, and that deserve to be recognized with a Tompkins County Community Award for Beautification. Nominate your favorite site in 1 of 4 Categories: ...

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CCE-Tompkins Education Center (Ithaca, NY)

Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, October 1, 2020

The CCE-Tompkins Board of Directors usually meets on the first Thursday of the month at the Cooperative Extension Education Center, 615 Willow Avenue in Ithaca. Meetings begin at 5:00pm and typically end by 7:00pm. Members of the public are welcome to attend. Note: January meeting is generally tr...

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Asst. Attorney General Mike Danaher makes a presentation in May 2016.

Consumer's Rights & Responsibilities in the Marketplace

Thursday, October 8, 2020

In this Consumer Issues Program, NYS Assistant Attorney General Mike Danaher will discuss ways consumers can be more informed when they make their purchasing decisions. The public is invited to learn how to avoid consumer problems and what to do if a problem occurs.After his presentation, Danaher...

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strawberry jam in glass pint canning jars

Food Preservation Zoom Classes

Friday, October 16, 2020

Our colleagues at CCE-Saratoga are offering a series of food preservation classes online.  Register for one or all of these FREE classes taught by Diane Whitten, CCE Nutrition Educator and Cornell Certified Master Food Preserver. For additional information, contact Diane at dwhitten@cornell...

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CCE-Tompkins Education Center (Ithaca, NY)

Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, November 5, 2020

The CCE-Tompkins Board of Directors usually meets on the first Thursday of the month at the Cooperative Extension Education Center, 615 Willow Avenue in Ithaca. Meetings begin at 5:00pm and typically end by 7:00pm. Members of the public are welcome to attend. Note: January meeting is generally tr...

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Star Spangled Banner vintage postcard

CLOSED for Veterans Day

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County will be closed in observance of Veterans Day.

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Photo of Mike Danaher, NYS Assistant Attorney General, leads a monthly Consumer Issues program at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County.

Charitable Giving Update

Thursday, November 12, 2020

In this Consumer Issues Program, NY State Assistant Attorney General Michael Danaher will make a presentation on charitable giving, scams, and things to consider when making donations.After his presentation, Danaher will consult individually with members of the public about specific issues they ...

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Vintage postcard circa 1911 for "Thanksgiving Greetings"

CLOSED for Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 26, 2020

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

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Vintage postcard circa 1911 for "Thanksgiving Greetings"

CLOSED for Thanksgiving

Friday, November 27, 2020

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

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Asst. Attorney General Mike Danaher makes a presentation in May 2016.

Avoiding Consumer Problems on the Internet

Thursday, December 10, 2020

In this Consumer Issues program, Mike Danaher, NYS Assistant Attorney General, will explore ways for consumers to protect their identity, financial accounts, and personal information, and what they can do to resolve problems should they occur.After his presentation, Danaher will consult ...

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Holiday Greetings from a vintage holiday card

CLOSED for the Holidays

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County will be closed for the Holidays.

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Holiday Greetings from a vintage holiday card

CLOSED for the Holidays

Thursday, December 24, 2020

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County will be closed for the Holidays.

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Holiday Greetings from a vintage holiday card

CLOSED for the Holidays

Friday, December 25, 2020

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County will be closed for the Holidays.

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