December 2, 2021

New chief takes reins

March 24, 2021

Paul Sandy realized his love for the law after taking a business law class in high school. On Monday, he was sworn in as Cortland’s police chief. “He’s always been a go-getter, nose to the […]

Maple products on-the-go

March 22, 2021

Dozens of customers pulled up the driveway at Cooper Hill Maple farm Saturday to pick up their favorite maple products outside the farm’s sugar house. The Boice family of Marathon was selling its spring favorites […]

Learning while playing

March 22, 2021

Popsicle sticks and paper towel rolls laid sprawled out next to decorated hard-boiled eggs on foldout tables Saturday in the basement of Homer Town Hall. Fourth- and fifth-grade Homer students set out to build towers […]

Return of March Madness draws fans to sports bars

March 20, 2021

Rows of barstools were filled with basketball fans awaiting the first tip-off of the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s March Madness tournament Friday at Central City Bar and Grill. Beers sloshed over the varnished wood and […]

Youth survey: Less alcohol use

March 19, 2021

A survey of junior high and high school students in Cortland County showed an 8% decrease in substance use between 2019 and 2020, but mental health is a concern to the surveyors. In the fall […]

Retiring chief reflects on career

March 18, 2021

As a child, F. Michael Catalano watched movies and shows where the good guys always won. And they looked cool doing it in their uniforms. But that wasn’t his only inspiration for becoming a police […]

Drive-through Maple Festival set for April

March 17, 2021

After canceling the Central New York Maple Festival last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Connie White knew the board would have come up with something to keep the tradition going. A drive-through version of […]

Burn ban set to take effect

March 15, 2021

Open burning and brush fires will be banned Tuesday in New York state as the risk of wildfire increases — a restriction the state Department of Environmental Conservation implements annually. Brush, grass and forest fires […]

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