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 […]

TC3 budget hike denied

June 2, 2017

Cortland County legislators have decided to not provide Tompkins Cortland Community College with a 1 percent increase in the county’s contribution to the college. The decisions was made during a special county Budget and Finance […]

Bringing history to life

May 16, 2017

One moment in history can spark a lifelong passion: a moment that’s captured in a blink of an eye and opens your mind to a realm of wonders. For Homer native Martin Sweeney, the town […]

Two sites, twice the issues

May 9, 2017

While Cortland County legislators juggle options on how to pay for an estimated $48 million new jail project, there is another cost they have yet to acknowledge, said Sheriff Mark Helms. If the county were […]

Community runs for canines

May 8, 2017

Kruiser, the 1 1/2-year-old German shepherd, paced and cried while his owner stood still by his side in anticipation of a 3-mile run. “He’s ready to run,” said Jolene Hollister of Westchester, Kruiser’s owner. With […]

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