De-Sipher-ing Russia

October 31, 2018

Picture this: A car drives across the vast Russian terrain, trailed by another vehicle. The leading car slows around a curve enough to let a passenger slip out unnoticed, before speeding up and popping a […]

A charter school comes to Truxton

October 27, 2018

Depending on who you ask, the recently approved Truxton Academy Charter School will either provide a unique and engaging learning experience at the former Hartnett Elementay School in Homer, or it will leave students unprepared […]

‘Scaring up’ a good time

October 26, 2018

Bill and Ted of “Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure” led the way, but the Titanic and a time travel machine from Dr. Who weren’t far behind. Flashback of box office hits from years gone by? […]

Charter school wins approval

October 19, 2018

The former Hartnett Elementary School, closed in 2015, will once more be full of young students next September, as a charter school for the site won approval Thursday. The SUNY Charter Schools Institute unanimously approved […]

Charter school approved in Hartnett

October 18, 2018

After five years of disappointments, the efforts of the Truxton Academy Charter School board paid off Thursday: The SUNY Charter School Institute endorsed forming the charter school. The school — to be located in the […]

‘Follow your dreams’

October 18, 2018

Marisa Baum sat Wednesday next to Cortland police Officer Joe Peters as he patrolled city streets, reported to a property damage accident, and watched while he negotiated with the irritated parties involved in the crash. […]

Adding flexibility

October 16, 2018

Flexibility isn’t just for gym class, anymore. Teachers across all areas of study are thinking about it in terms of their seating arrangements. At Virgil Elementary School in the Cortland School District, sixth-grade teacher Sylvia […]

Exceptional educators

October 12, 2018

A Virgil Elementary School teacher is among the first of a small group of elementary school teachers who have been welcomed to join the ranks of “master teachers,” this year. The state opened the designation […]

Making connections

October 11, 2018

The 1890 House Museum could start using Tompkins Cortland Community College students to print off its promotional brochures. And TC3 students could interact with Tompkins County youngsters of color, offering positive examples of what a […]

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