The Community Party of the Village of Lansing

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Professor Emeritus of Physics, Cornell University Mayor, Village of Lansing since 1996 Board of Trustees since 1989 Since becoming Mayor of the Village in 1996 I have focused on:  … Continue reading

March 30, 2019


Substitute Teacher, ICSD Board of Trustees since 2010 I have lived 33 years in the Village of Lansing and ran a business here for 22 years. Currently I am the … Continue reading

March 30, 2019


Software professional, small business owner, artist Board of Trustees since 2015 ● Deputy Mayor since 2017 My other Village-related responsibilities include:  Chair of Village Greenway Committee  Representative to … Continue reading

March 30, 2019

Citizen Observer Guidelines

COMMUNITY PARTY OBSERVER GUIDELINES Note taking: Your unofficial notes need not be in great detail. The Community Party hopes to be made aware of any new issues or developments which may … Continue reading

March 30, 2019

Court Rejects Lansing Heights Injunction

COURT DECISION AND ORDER Dated: March 2, 2017on re Heights v Lansing

April 22, 2017

Community Party sticks to Lansing village issues – from Ithaca Journal

The Village of Lansing government has functioned for the benefit of its citizens since the village was founded. Since its inception, the Community Party has functioned so well because it … Continue reading

April 18, 2017

Community Party is the right choice for Lansing – from Ithaca Journal

I am writing to endorse Community Party candidates Don Hartill, Patricia O’Rourke and Ronny Hardaway for mayor and two trustees in the Village of Lansing election on April 25. As … Continue reading

April 18, 2017

Ithaca Journal – April 6 Letter to the Editor I urge my neighbors in the Village of Lansing to vote on April 25 for the incumbent Community Party candidates: Don Hartill for mayor, and Pat O’Rourke and Ronny … Continue reading

April 11, 2017

News Tidbits 10/29/16

  1. The heated debate over the Park Grove project in the village of Lansing continues. The primary opposition to rezoning continues to be the Jonson family of Ithaca Home … Continue reading

March 30, 2017

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The Community Party is dedicated to bringing together residents of the Village of Lansing, New York, irrespective of national political affiliation, to maintain a livable place in which to reside and work, to preserve important open spaces, and to provide for orderly, controlled development. Open communication and a thrifty budget are top priorities.