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Diving in to help hospice

August 11, 2018

Jean Hamilton of Cortlandville swam competitively as a teenager, for an 11-year-period. “I am a firm believer that there is no exercise better for us than swimming,” the 70-year-old said. When her husband, Dave Hamilton, […]

Seedstock looking at 10th year

August 2, 2018

Seedstock is like coming home, said Alex Caminiti. “It’s like pretty much everyone you know in town, all of your friends, literally everyone I know goes there. And all the band friends I have ever […]

Pitbull mix reunion for rescues

July 29, 2018

Diane Purvis of Homer took care of 10 puppies and their mom, Pepper, as a foster care volunteer, so the dogs would find a good home. She is among a network of volunteers associated with […]

Youth bureau has playwright

July 17, 2018

Nothing Demmarie Boreland envisions as a playwright ever turns out the same way on the stage. “That’s what’s so exciting about it. You get to see how it’s translated through other people,” said Boreland, 25, […]

‘Rowing saved my life’

July 15, 2018

This story appeared in the June 30, 2018 edition of the Cortland Standard. Alis Jordan of Clermont, Fla. got a wake-up call after a rowing accident. The former Cortland woman, dealing with a ruptured spleen […]

Zucchinis with zoom

July 13, 2018

To Shaun Sweeney, the sidelines at the track of the veggie car race at the Cortland County Junior Fair — a 20-foot length — were almost like the Watkins Glen race track. “Almost.” “People are […]

Spirit moves Freeville artist

July 5, 2018

FREEVILLE — Adah Jacobson Glaser said she’s been an artist all her life. “I do everything,” she said. “It was people asking me to do this picture. Do that picture. But they were copies of […]

Tully teen wins art contest

June 26, 2018

Sarah Macie puts art into her life as a matter of course. “I draw every day. I bring my sketch book everywhere,” said the 14-year-old, a home-schooled student from Tully. It has paid off. The […]

Band, chorus open doors

June 26, 2018

This story appeared in the June 23, 2018 edition of the Cortland Standard. To become a subscriber, email us, or call us at (607) 756-5665. Back issues available by request. Corey Earle was an unlikely […]

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