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September 21, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Local musician finds his rhythm in community

By | Feb 26, 2010

Before Johnny Russo ever fell in love with a woman, music stole his heart. Growing up in Geneva, N.Y., Russo picked up the trombone at age 6 and was smitten by age 11. “I went after it in a big way — nobody forced me to practice,” Russo said. “They might have even said, ‘Don’t…

Buffalo Street Books offers artistic outlet for locals

By | Feb 11, 2010

Unlike the familiar layout of chain bookstores like Barnes and Nobel and Borders, Buffalo Street Books in Ithaca’s Dewit Mall is like entering a maze. “When you come to a store like this you need to do a little investigating,” said owner Gary Weissbrot. “You find the things hopefully you were looking for, but you…