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Trail highlights county’s history

September 8, 2016

For the past five years, the county has been maintainingits own geocache trail, dubbed the Experience Cortland GeoTour, said Jim Dempsey,director of the Cortland County Convention and Visitors Bureau. Initially suggested at a Convention and […]

Church helps kids head back to school

September 6, 2016

Hundreds of families flocked Saturday afternoon to Believers’ Chapel Cortland and Courthouse Park to receive haircuts, before-school photos and backpacks filled with school supplies. This was the third year of the event, said Jon North, […]

Off-campus housing spruced up in city

September 1, 2016

With the new college semester beginning, some local students may find their off campus housing is under construction with repairs or renovations. For Nancy Medsker, landlord of the apartment house at39 Tompkins St., the restoration […]

Cemetery video promotes tourism

August 23, 2016

Last week, Cortland Rural Cemetery’s trustees announced the production and release of a 6 1/2-minute-long video promoting the cemetery as a visitor destination. “We have been working on utilizing the cultural, historical and natural purposes […]

City police using ‘stealth’ vehicles

August 20, 2016

Drivers should be more concerned with following traffic laws now that city police have two vehicles, which during the day appear to be civilian vehicles. The two vehicles — a 2016 Chevrolet Tahoe and a […]

Bones Festival makes music in Homer

August 8, 2016

HOMER — It took only a few minutes to learn how to properly hold the two wooden pieces making up the instrument, and the hardest part was producing sound with a waving motion. On Saturday, […]

Students train with police

August 5, 2016

Ten students who have taken part in this year’s Junior Police Academy gathered Thursday to learn how to properly administer CPR. This is the seventh year that the program has been held and usually is […]

Roadside plant a big pain

July 14, 2016

One day while working in her backyard, Amanda Barber, manager of the Cortland County Soil and Water Conservation District, came in contact with a plant that burned her arm, causing an injury that took three […]

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