Sexualized behavior a problem in schools, students say

January 13, 2018

Editor’s note: This article contains some vulgar language. Thomas Stanislow-Field notices many of his fellow high school students slapping girls’ backsides and calling them names when the girls complain. He sees girls who are afraid […]

Wind chills may plummet to minus 40

January 4, 2018

Ten minutes. That’s how long it takes frostbite to damage the skin as temperatures drop below zero over the next few days, almost like the ice world of Hoth from “Star Wars,” and wind chill […]

First baby of the year full of surprises

January 4, 2018

CORTLAND — Livia Maya Watson has been surprising her parents since her conception. Born at 5:35 p.m. Monday at Cortland Regional Medical Center, the 7-pound, 7-ounce baby with a full head of black hair, was […]

Opportunities top education stories

December 28, 2017

The new year promises new beginnings for school districts, either in the form of new school leaders, efforts for state approval on a charter, a revamped educational structure or a hope to reverse enrollment trends. […]

Moravia rallies around boy diagnosed with cancer

December 20, 2017

MORAVIA — Moravia middle schooler Logan Bell probably never thought his name would become a hashtag. #Loganstrong is common in the halls at his school and the community after the 12-year-old received the news last […]

Dogs relieve student stress

December 12, 2017

A pair of Dandie Dinmont Terriers, Annie and Watson, greeted stressed-out college students with unflinching stares and stoic cuteness Monday at SUNY Cortland’s Corey Union. The long, fluffy white dogs, who owner Bill Veit, SUNY […]

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, […]

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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