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By Catherine Wilde

Fighting the blight

June 21, 2018

Just the threat of late blight, a disease that decimates potatoes and tomatoes seen this season in Onondaga County, has already interrupted business for Cortland farmers. Allan Gandelman, owner of Main Street Farms, won’t ship […]

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    Don’t Let Hernias Put a Strain on Your Life

    June 15, 2018
    SPONSORED CONTENT FROM CORTLAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER One day you’re lifting something, golfing, or doing something routine when you feel a telltale pop in your lower belly or groin. After the pop, a bulge appears. [...]
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    Opioids & older adults

    June 15, 2018
    SPONSORED CONTENT BY CORTLAND AREA COMMUNITIES THAT CARE Older adults report misuse of painkillers more than any other type of prescription drug. Over 40 percent of older adults have chronic pain that is often treated with [...]
  • By Catherine Wilde

    Goodbye K-6, hello to grade centers

    June 20, 2018
    CORTLAND — Arielle Brown seethed Tuesday night after the Cortland school board voted to create grade centers out of the district’s three remaining elementary schools following next July’s closure of Parker and Virgil elementary schools. [...]
  • By Kevin Conlon

    Mayor: No taxes for Homer dome

    June 20, 2018
    HOMER — The Homer Village Board got an earful Tuesday as residents questioned the initial secrecy of a plan to build a $30 million sports complex in the village, which the mayor said would be [...]
  • By Nicholas Graziano

    An inspiring canvas

    June 19, 2018
    CORTLAND — You may look at parts of Cortland and see areas of empty land void of purpose. Crystal Lyon sees an area for artistic sculptures. You may see aging buildings with faded bricks. Lyon [...]
  • By Catherine Wilde

    Christian school eyes Parker Elementary

    June 18, 2018
    Cortland Christian Academy has discussed with the Cortland City School District the school occupying the soon-to-be vacant Parker Elementary School, Christian school leader Craig Miller said this morning. Miller said the pre-kindergarten-12 school needs more [...]
  • By Catherine Wilde

    Therapy pets vs. service animals: What’s the difference?

    June 16, 2018
    A dog is a pet, maybe a best friend. To Adam LeGrand, Molly is a lifeline. She helps him get up when he falls — a traumatic brain injury from an accident while deployed in [...]
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    By Dan Lyon

    Cortland sports Empire State Senior Games

    June 15, 2018
     Multimedia intern Dan Lyon checked in with the executive director of the Cortland Regional Sports Council, Machell Phelps, to get a rundown on how the Empire State Senior Games have become a mainstay for [...]
  • By Kevin Conlon

    Bail hiked in girl’s death

    June 15, 2018
    CORTLAND — Bail for a man accused of murder in the death of a 2-year-old McGraw girl in April was increased tenfold Thursday during the man’s arraignment, even as the judge said a trial would [...]

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