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 […]

On being thankful

November 23, 2017

Look around. You can probably find something to be thankful for. Maybe — like that first Thanksgiving nearly 400 years ago — you have a meal on the table and people happy to provide it. […]

Parent-teacher conferences form partnerships

November 10, 2017

Brianna Head’s twin third-graders drove toy trucks back and forth on the floor of Jessica Latta’s classroom, while Latta and Head discussed their homework habits, academic strengths and character traits Thursday at a parent teacher […]

Cortland native embraces Italian culture

November 3, 2017

He’s still adjusting to the view of the Mediterranean Sea outside his window, but for Cortland native Nigel van der Woude, Sicily feels like home. “I still wake up every morning and look outside and […]

Cuban professor visits SUNY Cortland

November 1, 2017

A planned partnership between SUNY Cortland and universities in Cuba took a step forward as visiting professor Felix Julio Alfonso Lopez, a professor and dean at San Geronimo University in Havana, helped teach two courses […]

SUNY Cortland instructors tell of adjunct challenges

October 28, 2017

Using the example of Dr. Seuss’s “The Sneetches,” English professor Jaclyn Pittsley illustrated for about 25 people in front of Brockway Hall on Friday the atmosphere of exclusion among SUNY Cortland’s adjuncts. Pittsley told of […]

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