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Stolen safe held nearly $480,000 in cash

February 25, 2020

Spot quiz: How much does $480,000 in U.S. currency weigh? At a gram per bill, probably not enough to cause a van to drag its tail pipe on the asphalt, but that’s what was inside […]

Crown City, Homer registration ongoing

February 25, 2020

The Crown City Little League is holding registration for the 2020 season now through March 13. Any child between the ages of 5 and 12 is eligible and registration is taking place online through the […]

How census statistics are used in everyday life

February 25, 2020

If you want to know how important census information is to Cortland, look inside Jami Bistocchi’s child-care program, run through the YWCA: It got money because census data showed Cortland needed it. “It helps us […]

New fire protocols aimed at thwarting cancer

February 24, 2020

When Homer Fire Chief Mahlon Irish Jr. first joined the Homer Fire Department in 1974, there were no protocols for cleaning gear after fires. Forty years later, he was diagnosed with prostate cancer, which his […]

Trojan boys, girls ousted in 2nd round

February 24, 2020

The Homer Central boys’ and girls’ varsity basketball teams saw their seasons come to an end on the road in the Section 3 Class B Tournament second round Saturday. The 14th-seeded Trojan boys lost a […]

Census includes immigrants, undocumented

February 24, 2020

The census is intended to count everyone in the country — men, women, children, young and old, citizen and non-citizen. It doesn’t matter. If you live here, you count. Yet getting recent immigrants and undocumented […]

Where will you be on April 1?

February 24, 2020

The census aims to count everybody, and that means college students, too. But where are they counted? You count This story is part of our three-day package covering the 2020 census. If you missed a […]

Teen bands to star at Phil Clarke benefit

February 23, 2020

The Offbeats are coming together as a group, Alexis Sutton said, but she still gets the jitters. “I’m always nervous,” she said, of the moments before a gig. “But we are so comfortable as a […]

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