High-powered history in action

September 18, 2017

History gained a few hundred horsepower on Saturday at the Central New York Living History Center. Cars, new and old, lined the front parking lot of the building, while the durability of antique tractors was […]

Hollenbeck’s Cider Mill presses on

August 17, 2017

VIRGIL — At the heart of Hollenbeck’s Cider Mill sits a vintage apple press from the 1800s — still in use today. When the mill opens in the fall, kids and customers will line the […]

Shop fulfills a father’s dream

August 1, 2017

Alexander Cuthbert dreamed of owning his own convenience store once he retired from the A&P supermarket he had worked at for about 40 years. It didn’t happen before he died in 2009, but his dreamed […]

Learning the ropes

July 27, 2017

When 11-year-old Shannon Ryan of Cincinnatus stepped in the bucket at the end of the fire truck’s ladder, fear was painted all over her. She was stiff, keeping her head down. Then the ladder rose. […]

Store closings seen as a loss and a gain

July 21, 2017

In a small community, no one likes to see a business close, even other businesses. So far this year, three chain stores in the Cortlandville have announced their closure: Rue21, Kmart and Staples. While some […]

Village of Homer returns to town hall

July 13, 2017

HOMER — The village of Homer had its first board meeting since 2010 in Homer Town Hall, discussing Wednesday topics such as its return to town hall and electric-car charging stations. For the past few […]

Cortland life imitates art

June 17, 2017

In Lt. Rick Troyer’s office at the Cortland City Police Station hangs a picture Community-oriented Police Officer Jesse Abbott has long admired. It is the picture of the famous 1958 Norman Rockwell painting titled “The […]

County jail project challenged

June 14, 2017

A nonprofit organization looking to back Cortland County residents who oppose the county’s proposed $48 million jail project drew two people to a meeting Tuesday night to introduce a petition to “say no” to the […]

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