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Getting a read on giving

November 30, 2017

You know what Norm Stitzel really would like for Christmas? That one thing he’d ask Santa, if Santa still let Stitzel sit on his knee? It’s not Barbie dolls, Stitzel’s set on those. Legos? Think […]

Purple Tigers rally to victory

November 30, 2017

The Cortland High boys’ basketball team did a good job of closing out its opener against Waverly Wednesday night in Shafer Gym. After leading 24-21 at halftime, the Purple Tigers were outscored 23-9 in the […]

Summer reading programs keep kids sharp

November 29, 2017

The state Education Department is hailing an increase in the number of kids taking part in summer reading programs, but local librarians say more important than the numbers is the fact kids are reading. Statewide, […]

Trojans roll in opener behind Quinlan’s 22

November 29, 2017

It was a successful opener for the Homer Central boys’ basketball team Tuesday night. Bryant Quinlan pumped in 22 points and Casey Hayes added 11 as the Trojans christened their new gymnasium with a 77-24 […]

Winter weather poses hazards at home, on roads

November 28, 2017

While wetter, warmer weather is expected for the Northeast, that could spell “icy” and “really dangerous” conditions for January. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports that for most of the winter — December through […]

Cortland squad set for new league

November 28, 2017

Sixth-year coach Jeremy Milligan’s Cortland High boys’ basketball team carries an even mix of six veterans and six newcomersinto Wednesday’s 7 p.m. season-opener with Waverly in a 7 p.m. non-leaguer in Shafer Gym. The Purple […]

Public, police connect

November 27, 2017

Homer Police Chief Robert Pitman spent about four hours Saturday morning at Sinfully Sweet Cafe on Main Street; not for a crime, for the opportunity to chat about cars, traffic, holiday shopping — whatever they […]

Ensign leaves sweet legacy

November 24, 2017

Until earlier this year, Arthur Ensign was in the woods, working a family business that helped lead to Marathon’s signature event, and doing what he loved most: making maple syrup. At 92, he used an […]

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