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How to Be Like Harriet Tubman

As we end one year and begin another, many people find themselves reflecting on the past year and setting goals for the coming year. You may ask: Were you the best version of yourself in 2021? Who do you want to be in 2022? Do you have a role model that you look to for inspiration? One such inspirational person who made the world a better place was Harriet Tubman. Most well known for her…

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Happy New Year 2021

Ring out the Old and Ring in the New It’s time to say Goodbye to 2021 and Hello to 2022! Planning on going out this New Year’s Eve? Or are you planning on skipping the big parties but still want to celebrate? There isn’t just one way to celebrate the New Year, check out the list below for a few ideas on how to celebrate, there are many options here in Cayuga County. Gather your friends and…

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Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays to Everyone! The holiday season is here and the business owners in Cayuga County welcome you to enjoy what the season has to offer while maintaining social distancing guidelines and health protocols so we can all have a good time and peace of mind. This year, I will be having company visiting for the whole week before and after Christmas. I was getting worried about what were we…

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Black-Owned Business Thrive in the Finger Lakes

Black Business is celebrated year round and there are a number of Black businesses in the Finger Lakes that are thriving. What's unique about these businesses is that they're all based in Auburn, New York.This is where Harriet Tubman owned property, lived for over 50 years, and is laid to rest. Next year, Harriet Tubman, the most famous conductor on the Underground Railroad, turns 200 years old…

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Hibercation...A Cure for Cabin Fever

Hibercation: part hibernation, part vacation and 100 percent good for the soul. It’s Cayuga County’s third annual hibercation and we are thrilled with how creative our partners have been in crafting special hotel packages. Thoughtful welcome gifts and experiences, unique specials, and attractive pricing are just the beginning. Prison City Pub & Brewery and Summerhill Brewery are offering flight…

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Dressing for the Holidays in Cayuga County

Some of the characteristics used to describe who Harriet Tubman was as a person include “spiritual” and “caring.” Harriet Tubman believed in God as her creator, guide, protector, and deliverer and noted it was her deep faith that helped her through challenges. As a humanitarian, Harriet Tubman was always looking after those in need of food, shelter, clothing, and medical attention. These two…

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