October 18, 2021

Kerosene heater suspected in fire

March 3, 2021

A kerosene heater is the likely cause of a fire Monday night at 35 Maple Ave., Cortland firefighters said, but the cause remains under investigation, even as one of the occupants suffered third-degree burns. Firefighters […]

Fire ravages Maple Ave. house

March 1, 2021

Firefighters remained on the scene Monday night of a fire at 35 Maple Ave., Cortland. The fire, reported at 7:30 p.m., was under control by 8:35 p.m. However, flames had broken through the roof of […]

Finding creativity amid COVID

March 1, 2021

Greater Cortland area artists contributed work to the Cortland Repertory Theatre Downtown’s art exhibition highlighting the creative thoughts and hindrances caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Musicians can livestream a concert, but never hear the applause. […]

Black history runs deep in Cortland County

February 27, 2021

The story of Black history in the greater Cortland area is a conflict of progressive ideals against human realities. A Black pastor led an all-white church, but faced racism. An interracial and coeducational school had […]

Fire destroys home in Lapeer

February 27, 2021

A house fire Friday destroyed the 150-year-old home that 80-year-old Larry Allen was born and raised in on Clarks Corners Road in Lapeer. The fire was reported at 8:54 a.m. When Cortlandville Fire Department arrived […]

Cuomo gives nursing homes OK to open

February 26, 2021

Nursing homes across the state may finally see visitors today — but not the Elizabeth Brewster House in Homer. Brewster and other assisted living facilities statewide can’t open until they get direction, which was supposed […]

Virgil unlikely to buy school

February 25, 2021

With just weeks until an expected deadline to make a decision, Virgil’s deputy town supervisor said it’s unlikely the town will be able to buy the former Virgil Elementary School. “There are bond restrictions on […]

Sharing naloxone know-how

February 25, 2021

The red Salvation Army emblem glistened in the sun Wednesday behind Jacqueline Allen as she handed out bags containing white and pink naloxone nasal sprays to passers-by in Cortland. Members of Cortland Area Communities That […]

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