December 2, 2021

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County gets grant to increase vaccination

December 2, 2021

Amid rising COVID-19 cases and the United States’ first confirmed Omicron variant case on the West Coast, New York has awarded the Cortland County Health Department nearly $177,000 in funding to support and increase vaccine […]

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    By Paul Cifonelli

    Schuyler shines as Cincy finally beats McGraw

    December 2, 2021
    Senior Scott Schuyler put on a show Wednesday night for the Cincinnatus boys basketball team, scoring 29 points with five made threes as the Lions topped rival McGraw, 59-38. Schuyler also had four rebounds, four [...]
  • By Valerie Puma

    Shining through

    December 2, 2021
    Bundling in their coats and scarves, members of the Temple Brith Sholom gathered Wednesday to celebrate the fourth night of Hanukkah with the lighting of the menorah — which happens to be a 5-foot-tall electric [...]
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    Coronavirus briefs 12/2

    December 2, 2021
    Cortland County tops 7,000 COVID cases Cortland County confirmed 32 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total to 7,023 cases. Tompkins and Cayuga counties reported 75 new cases Wednesday. The number of people [...]
  • By Valerie Puma

    Banking on book sale

    December 1, 2021
    When Chris Lund and his girlfriend moved from Long Island to Cortland in 2018, they headed straight for the Cortland Free Library. “It was a new city that neither of us ever lived in and [...]
  • By Matt Czeitner

    Cortland/Homer drops season opener

    December 1, 2021
    The Cortland/Homer hockey team dropped its season and home opener to Skaneateles 5-2 Tuesday evening at J.M. McDonald Sports Complex. It was a game of momentum Tuesday night and Skaneateles held control of the momentum [...]
  • By Valerie Puma

    Cortland businesses struggle in search for job applicants

    December 1, 2021
    The holiday season can be expensive for many people, with an increase in travel, gatherings and gift-giving traditions. If you’re looking for a new job or some extra cash, you don’t need to look far [...]
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    Coronavirus

    Coronavirus briefs 12/1

    December 1, 2021
    Cortland County adds 18 cases Cortland County confirmed 18 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the total to 6,991 cases. Tompkins and Cayuga counties reported 93 new cases since Friday, and one new death. [...]
  • Cayuga Health

    Breast health, cancer program expands care team

    December 1, 2021
    Sponsored Content from Cayuga Health Expanded breast health services and advances for diagnosing and treating breast cancer are being delivered at Cayuga Health by a multi-disciplinary team of physicians, nurses, and care navigators. Tran Tu [...]
  • Hillside collapses in Harford

    November 30, 2021
    A hillside along the East Branch of Owego Creek gave way the day before Thanksgiving, sliding into the creek, filling it with soil and trees and causing a flood around homes on Route 221, neighbors [...]
  • McGraw relying on youth to keep success

    November 30, 2021
    The McGraw girls basketball team went 5-2 in the shortened 2020-21 season after starting 5-0, but also lost their top four scorers. The Eagles are now depending on a very young team to keep the [...]
  • Pandemic redefined learning for students, teachers

    November 30, 2021
    Learning how to learn on his own is what Beth Chapman thinks her son, fifth-grader Ryan Tallett, took away from the pandemic. When the shutdowns began in the spring of 2020, Tallet was a scared [...]
  • Coronavirus briefs 11/30

    November 30, 2021
    Cortland County adds 87 new cases, 1 death Cortland County confirmed 87 new cases of COVID-19 from Thursday through Monday, and one new death, bringing the total to 6,973 cases. Tompkins and Cayuga counties reported [...]
  • Holiday season comes to light

    November 29, 2021
    Christmas carols, flashing lights and Santa marked Cortland City’s Christmas tree lighting Saturday evening outside City Hall. A small group of about 30 braved the mid-20 degree temperatures to sing carols and greet Kris Kringle. [...]
  • Red Dragons fall in second round

    November 29, 2021
    With just under three minutes to play, it looked hopeless. SUNY Cortland had just watched RPI score its third touchdown of the game to take a 21-7 lead in their NCAA Division 3 second-round matchup [...]

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