New building to fill void in Homer

October 17, 2017

For more than a year there has been a hole in the ground where a building used to stand at South Main and Pine streets. But that may change next year. Jamie Yaman, principal broker […]

Students dive into SUNY Cortland scuba course

October 11, 2017

College students tend to dread late classes, especially ones close to the weekend, but a class Thursday night had students wishing it went all night: scuba diving. Lined at the edge of the Park Center […]

City sees bright future

October 7, 2017

About 30 years ago, Cortland’s economy was thriving with large successful manufacturers, including Brockway Motor Co. and typewriter maker Smith Corona. But the economy turned, and Cortland didn’t turn with it. The factories closed and […]

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 […]

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