Students participate in #Enough walkout

March 14, 2018

About 70 students walked out of Cortland School District at 10 a.m. this morning despite the wishes of school administrators — and other districts had indoor events — all to commemorate 17 victims killed in […]

Three Golden Eagles named to first team

March 8, 2018

Three members of the champion Cortland-Homer hockey team have been named Section 3 Division II National Conference first-team all-stars in a vote of league coaches. Senior forward Mike Turck, junior forward Trevor Jubran and senior […]

Golden Eagles advance to semis

February 16, 2018

The Cortland-Homer hockey team took two-goal leads twice against visiting Cazenovia in Thursday night’s Section 3 Division II first-round playoff game. The Lakers came back and tied the game both times. Then the Golden Eagles, […]

Homer loses third straight game

February 14, 2018

The Homer Central girls’ varsity basketball team is following a similar path into the post-season as it did one year ago. Despite 16 points from Brenna Johnson, who returned to action after missing two games […]

Pre-K grows, but not here

February 14, 2018

This story appeared in the February 10, 2018 edition of the Cortland Standard. To become a subscriber, email us, or call us at (607) 756-5665. Back issues available by request. Addison Friedel collected number cards […]

Morse 2nd in first tourney final

February 12, 2018

SYRACUSE — Of the four seeded wrestlers from Homer Central School, senior Paul Morse was one of three grapplers seeded in the top four in their respective weight classes and maybe the least likely to […]

Purple Tigers rally, top Trojans

February 10, 2018

It was a very interesting chapter in the Cortland High-Homer Central girls’ basketball rivalry when the two teams met on the Trojans’ home court Friday night. The Purple Tigers rallied from a nine-point first half […]

What’s the story with the ‘stache?

February 10, 2018

Take a look at Mahlon Irish Jr.’s ‘stache. Huge. Nearly to the jawline. A beautiful bit of white facial fur. Mahlon Irish Jr. He’s not alone. Go to a fire scene, chances are you’ll catch […]

Homer police officers honored

February 9, 2018

HOMER — Homer Police Officer Chris Parrow arrived at the scene of the Sept. 16 crash and saw a car, a motorcycle and at least two people with injuries. “When he arrived on scene he […]

Lack of snow doesn’t damper Winterfest fun

January 29, 2018

HOMER — Homer’s Village Green really was green, but that didn’t slow the (human) sled dogs. The ice sculptures were beautiful, for a while, but the real spirit of the Homer Winterfest is in the […]

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