May 22, 2019

90-megawatt solar farm proposed for Homer

May 20, 2019

A proposed solar farm could bring up to 90 megawatts and be based on properties in the town of Homer, if the company can find land owners to participate. “EDF Renewables plans to begin reaching […]

Firefighter for a day

May 18, 2019

Ba-boom, ba-boom, ba-boom: My heart raced as if it was ready to burst out of the two shirts and firefighter turnout gear I had on and land right in my hands. My hands tingled and […]

Bringing back the bell

May 15, 2019

In 1874, Clinton H. Meneely of Troy created the bell that would come to sit upon the belfry at the First Baptist Church of Homer — now the Center for the Arts of Homer. The […]

Forum targets poverty in county

May 10, 2019

Donna Beegle has heard many stereotypes about why people are or continue to be impoverished: They’re lazy; they’re addicts, they’re alcoholic. However, none of those are the reasons why poverty remains in Cortland. The answer […]

Worn clothes reborn

May 7, 2019

Two old orange sweatshirts made the Fred Flintstone costume Adolis Burgos was modeling. He walked the stage shortly after Regina Ferro showed off her Scarlett O’Hara-inspired dress, which was three dresses molded into one. The […]

Two workers rescue trucker

May 6, 2019

Mike Balanda had just gone to his car to take his lunch break when he saw something rising from one of the trucks at the rest stop he worked at on Interstate 81 in Marathon. […]

It’s a tool, not a teacher

May 4, 2019

Homer Intermediate School third-grade teacher Morgan Seibel typed out a question on her phone and clicked send. The question appeared on all the students’ computer screens and the board in the front of the classroom. […]

2 city police officers honored

May 2, 2019

Two Cortland police officers were recognized this week by the Central New York Association of Chief Police for their efforts in hostage negotiation and tactical enforcement during a 24-hour standoff last year in Cortland. Training […]

Car accident slows down traffic this morning

May 1, 2019

Fire crews from Homer and Cortland responded this morning to a report of one car crashing into a telephone pole along Route 13 in Cortlandville, which slowed down traffic as people were heading into work. […]

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