March 24, 2019

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By Catherine Wilde

Eighth-grader from Homer set for GeoBee

March 21, 2019

Eighth-grader Randolph “Nik” Kruman is both nervous and excited about being a finalist for a state-level geography bee competition next week. On March 29, the Homer Junior High School student will go to Albany where […]

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    Every Second Counts

    March 14, 2019
    SPONSORED CONTENT FROM CAYUGA HEALTH SYSTEM By Qutaybeh Maghaydah, MD, FACC There have been many advances in the treatment of coronary artery disease and heart attacks in the last three decades. Yet in spite of [...]
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    The Colonoscopy Prep Test Challenge

    March 8, 2019
    SPONSORED CONTENT FROM GUTHRIE CORTLAND MEDICAL CENTER How many times have you heard (or said)– “the colonoscopy isn’t bad, it’s the prep that I dread”? Physicians like Dr. Adam Moskowitz, gastroenterologist at Guthrie Cortland Medical [...]
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    Non-opioid Treatments for Chronic Pain

    February 22, 2018
    SPONSORED CONTENT BY CORTLAND AREA COMMUNITIES THAT CARE There is insufficient evidence that prescription opioids control chronic pain effectively over the long term, and there is evidence that other treatments may be more effective with less [...]
  • By Jacob DeRochie

    Vera: Drug court could help addicts, ease jail crowding

    March 21, 2019
    Craig Hannah recalled one woman coming up to him with her newborn so he could be one of the first people to know she had reconnected with the child. That woman had just went through [...]
  • By Catherine Wilde

    Cortland teachers visit new schools

    March 20, 2019
    Cortland elementary school teachers have visited their new schools, met their new principals and now the schools are creating their identities and missions, district officials said Tuesday night. Teachers in the district, which is closing [...]
  • By Catherine Wilde

    Farmers vent to Brindisi

    March 20, 2019
    Fifty farmers and agricultural producers told Rep. Anthony Brindisi on Tuesday they struggle to find qualified workers, maintain profitability and worry about staying afloat in the future. The Agricultural Advisory Council met at the Grange [...]
  • By Jacob DeRochie

    No-parking zone added to Tompkins Street near rail tracks

    March 20, 2019
    Nick Whitt worries mostly about the safety along his stretch of Tompkins Street. The traffic near the railroad tracks — by the entrance to SUNY Cortland’s West Campus — is transitioning to a 45 mph [...]
  • By Shenandoah Briere

    Bohn wants murder verdict tossed

    March 20, 2019
    The man found guilty of murdering 2-year-old Kassidy Dain is looking to vacate the verdict and requesting a new trial, alleging judicial bias, prosecutorial misconduct and juror misconduct. Dorain Bohn, 29, originally from the Buffalo [...]
  • By Catherine Wilde

    Learning from students

    March 19, 2019
    A group of second-graders created ice caps out of Play-Doh on Monday in a classroom at Homer Intermediate School, slapping the white Play-Doh onto green and blue models of land and water. But the study [...]
  • By Jacob DeRochie

    Poverty forum explores causes, remedies

    March 19, 2019
    Donna Beegle was born into generations of poverty — some of her relatives couldn’t read. It was the same for Beegle — at age 26 she couldn’t read a newspaper or write a sentence. Beegle, [...]
  • By Todd R. McAdam

    Stories of slavery

    March 19, 2019
    The questions a child would ask of Harriet Tubman: • Is there still slavery? “It may not be the same type of slavery, but there are still slaves. … There are still people in the [...]

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