November 26, 2021

Taking aim at the politicians

July 22, 2019

HOMER — Mayor Darren “Hal” McCabe was wearing a suit and a tie. The afternoon was scorching, the temperature around 87, with humidity you could swim through. McCabe was already soaking wet from having been […]

Puppet magic

July 21, 2019

Lily Gershon started making puppets as gifts for her friends. And then when they’d visit — she couldn’t help herself — she’d don a puppet and start doing puppet shows for them. When she was […]

Music sculpture unveiled

July 21, 2019

Athletes get plenty of attention on college campuses, said Jack Samuels, a professor at Montclair State University in New Jersey. The SUNY Cortland alumnus, Class of 1973, said it’s all well and good to have […]

Moon landing awed, inspired locals

July 20, 2019

It changed lives. It changed Cortland. It changed a world. Maybe you were at a party with friends, or maybe clustered with your family around the black-and-white, 19-inch TV with rabbit ears. Maybe you were […]

Tales of the unknown

July 19, 2019

HOMER — At first, Stephanie Orak thought it was a blimp. It was about 9 p.m. May 20, 1989, in Ithaca, and the object Orak saw in the sky was black and blimp-shaped, with eight […]

Carrying the load for fun, fitness

July 19, 2019

Dustin Sherman heard about rucking while doing the Spartan Obstacle Course at Greek Peak. Rucking is the practice of carrying weighted bags while exercising and completing tasks in a timely fashion, said the Cortland man, […]

Feeding while teaching

July 18, 2019

Charlotte Love bent down, brushed the lettuce leaves over until she could see the stem and chopped down, removing the large dark green lettuce head from the stem. She then put it in a container […]

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