October 22, 2021

Pun’kin Paloosa

September 30, 2021

When the Cortland County Pumpkin Fest was canceled for a second year because of the coronavirus pandemic, businesses organized a new event — Pun’kin Paloosa — to invite people and vendors to get out of […]

Lessons in agriculture

September 27, 2021

Since 2017, Cortland County has lost nearly 20% of its farms because farmers just couldn’t make ends meet, farm experts say. Donning rubber boots and denim jeans, nearly two dozen legislators and municipal leaders spent […]

Bring on cider, doughnuts

September 27, 2021

Homer resident Cindy Bacheller always brought her daughter, Samantha Wyant, to Hollenbeck’s Cider Mill in Virgil for opening weekend. Now, Wyant’s own children wait in line for fresh cider and doughnuts. “Ever since their mother […]

Return of the flu

September 25, 2021

Last year, the number of influenza cases in Cortland County was down 99% from the year before. Thank all those COVID-19 protocols: masks, social distancing and hand-washing. It’s not going to be that easy this […]

County to hire 6 contact tracers

September 24, 2021

Cortland County will hire six contact tracers to help monitor COVID-19 cases and reduce the strain on the county Public Health Department, legislators decided Thursday night. “The recent significant surge in cases related to the […]

Hollenbeck’s reopening

September 23, 2021

Customers will be invited inside Hollenbeck’s Cider Mill in Virgil for the first time since before the coronavirus pandemic on Saturday, but masks will still be required. Founded in 1933, the opening of Hollenbeck’s is […]

Agencies put focus on data to curb suicides

September 21, 2021

Patricia Schapp has seen what suicide can do to loved ones. Now she wants people to speak up about their struggles and know they have support. “It is OK to not be OK,” said Patricia […]

Job fair set for Wednesday at sports complex

September 20, 2021

More than 50 businesses and employers will meet with job candidates Wednesday at the Fresh Start Fall Job Fair at the JM McDonald Sports Complex in Cortlandville. The event, 3 to 7 p.m., comes as […]

COVID skews child abuse reports

September 20, 2021

Child abuse numbers looked low when the COVID-19 pandemic started, but that’s not because the abuse stopped. “At the beginning of the pandemic, kids weren’t going to school, they weren’t seeing doctors, they weren’t seeing […]

Get lost in the adventure

September 20, 2021

From the moment he arrived at Trinity Valley Dairy Farm, Henry Donah, 10, was jumping with excitement. “I want to get lost in the corn maze,” Donah said Saturday, opening day for the maze in […]

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