High school power lifter is pumped for success

March 21, 2017

GROTON — Shannon Lang competes in soccer, basketball and softball. But her favorite competition is against herself, and she has four world records and four state records since September to show it. Lang, 17, of […]

Area villages to elect officials Tuesday

March 18, 2017

The debate on where to put the Homer village office was the main topic of the last village election. It lingered long enough to become a talking point for the upcoming election Tuesday. Village residents […]

As Cortland grew, so did its Irish population

March 17, 2017

From farmers and factory workers to firefighters, Cortland’s Irish immigrants not only supplied businesses with manpower but also led to the foundation of a central fire department in 1915 that still operates today. Today is […]

Nor’easter closes Cortland County

March 14, 2017

BREAKING NEWS: Cortland County Sheriff Mark Helms issued a travel advisory for Cortland County until 8 a.m. Wednesday due to hazardous driving conditions. Sheriffs in Tompkins, Chenango and Cayuga counties did the same. The ban, […]

Cortland County Jail names new captain

March 7, 2017

After a little more than 13 years in the corrections department, Cortland native Nicholas Lynch was promoted Monday to jail captain. Lynch, 36, who began his career with the Cortland County Sheriff’s Office in October […]

Weather snarls roads, electricity

March 2, 2017

A cold front and high winds moved through most of Central New York overnight, meaning about 140 Cortland County customers woke this morning to power failures, wind damage and trees down, sometimes across roads. Chris […]

Groton: Beavers are dam a’gnawing

March 1, 2017

GROTON — When approaching the Frank Satterly Municipal Walking Bridge you may notice a filed-down tree stump, between 6 and 8 inches across, with wood chips surrounding it. It’s like a giant sharpened pencil. Cross […]

Cortland gym joins CrossFit competition

February 27, 2017

The smell of vinyl floor mats filled the air as punk and hip hop music drowned out any thought lingering in the mind. Ten grunting people had already started their rigorous workout. Dozens of people, […]

Homer cakery bakes up fun and pastries

February 24, 2017

HOMER — At Three Lil’ Birds Cakery at 23 N. Main St., owner Debby Williams-Starinsky specializes in baking custom cakes and pastries, a passion which stems from her childhood spent helping her mother, Linda Williams, […]

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