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Coronavirus briefs 5/7

May 7, 2020

Number of virus cases in Cortland County rises Cortland County reported on Wednesday its first case of COVID since mid-April, bringing to 33 the number of coronavirus cases. In total, three people have died in […]

Absentee ballot applications to be mailed

May 6, 2020

All greater Cortland area registered voters who are eligible to vote in the June 23 primary will receive absentee ballot applications by mail in the near future, said local election officials. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, in […]

Homer teachers raise $11,000

May 6, 2020

Barbara Bachmann had seen plenty of stories about empty food pantries and broken supply chains. Then she heard the stories of Homer kids some of them her students — relying on the bagged lunches the […]

City OKs garbage, lawn care policies

May 6, 2020

The Cortland Common Council unanimously approved changes Tuesday night in its trash removal and yard maintenance policies intended to speed code enforcement and bring repeat violators into compliance. The policy shift is similar to one […]

League cancels 2020 season

May 6, 2020

Add another summer family activity to list of things affected by COVID-19. On Tuesday afternoon, the New York Collegiate Baseball League announced its 2020 season was canceled. NYCBL commissioner Joe Brown released the following statement […]

Feeding first responders

May 6, 2020

Two American Legion auxiliary volunteers walked out of Little Italy Pizzeria on Tuesday evening carrying bags of containers filled with spaghetti dinners and placed them in a cardboard box on top of a state police […]

Coronavirus briefs 5/6

May 6, 2020

Cortland: 32 Tompkins: 129 Cayuga: 52 The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Cortland County remained at 32 Monday. The county last confirmed a case of coronavirus on April 16. In total, three people have […]

Coping with coronavirus

May 5, 2020

The scene: A medic works over a patient before putting the gurney into the ambulance. Blood pressure; respiration; temperature; maybe an IV. Very close quarters. What if the patient has coronavirus? The medic can’t get […]

City to vote on garbage, lawn care policy changes

May 5, 2020

The Cortland Common Council could change city policies on trash removal and yard maintenance tonight at its regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m via Zoom. Capt. Michael TenKate, the city’s interim director of code enforcement, […]

Courses continue to play waiting game

May 5, 2020

Golf courses across the state are experiencing “an aggravating situation, at best,” said Ernest Dodge, president of the Cortland Country Club. The state’s Regional Economic Development Council permitted the use of carts on courses starting […]

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