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Neighbors complain about Homer Oil site

May 9, 2018

HOMER — Come winter, the view in Homer resident Vincent Russo’s backyard is no longer of colorful trees, it is of a decaying building piercing through the naked tree branches. The same goes for his […]

Roads worse for wear

May 3, 2018

Cortland County will receive about $5 million from the state to repair close to 17 miles of roads damaged by harsh winter weather. Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced $100 million will be given this year […]

Road wear concerns

April 26, 2018

HOMER — Gravel and stones clink and rattle inside the wheel well of your car about the entire length of East River Road in Homer. Every few yards, the center line of the road has […]

Public backs schools

April 17, 2018

None of the 14 Cortland School District parents and residents who spoke during a forum Monday night want to see their community’s school close. But all understood something has to be done to right the […]

A tasty tradition

April 9, 2018

MARATHON — Nothing stands in the way of tradition for fans of the Central New York Maple Festival. Not snow. Not ice. And definitely not the cold Saturday. Especially when pancakes are involved. Former Marathon […]

Economic path seen in expansion

April 7, 2018

Cortland County Legislature Chairman Charles Sudbrink fears the county’s tax rate makes it unappealing to the large outside companies he’d like to come to the county to help its economy. The tax rate can be […]

Sheridan’s moving to Homer

April 2, 2018

For more than 30 years, Sheridan’s Fine Jewelry has been a staple in downtown Cortland, but owner Chuck Sheridan now sees the future of retail in a new location: Homer. By mid-May, before Mother’s Day, […]

‘We’re here, we made it’

April 2, 2018

This story appeared in the March 31, 2018 edition of the Cortland Standard. It is part of a focus piece centered on telling the stories of local Vietnam War veterans. Other parts: Ted Silvers: ‘What […]

Marchers show faith with Cortland procession

March 31, 2018

Church bells rang at noon. Hymns and verses from the Gospel soon followed, echoing through downtown on Friday — Good Friday. Close to 50 people trekked south on Main Street in silence, following a man […]

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