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Baker never tires of his art

August 5, 2019

Kevin Slack has made pie every day for more than 30 years at his diner, Kory’s Place. He never tires of the work. “When you look at what you start with and you look at […]

Troupe to perform ‘Macbeth’ in park

August 2, 2019

Dave Van Hamlin of Cortland is expanding his public repertoire. The front man for the rock and roll band Sanjuro Fields is playing Macduff for an upcoming Shakespeare in the Park play. “I am having […]

Puppet magic

July 21, 2019

Lily Gershon started making puppets as gifts for her friends. And then when they’d visit — she couldn’t help herself — she’d don a puppet and start doing puppet shows for them. When she was […]

Music sculpture unveiled

July 21, 2019

Athletes get plenty of attention on college campuses, said Jack Samuels, a professor at Montclair State University in New Jersey. The SUNY Cortland alumnus, Class of 1973, said it’s all well and good to have […]

Carrying the load for fun, fitness

July 19, 2019

Dustin Sherman heard about rucking while doing the Spartan Obstacle Course at Greek Peak. Rucking is the practice of carrying weighted bags while exercising and completing tasks in a timely fashion, said the Cortland man, […]

Search for the past reveals treasures

June 16, 2019

Anita Wright never forgot the grave stone semi encircled by a pine tree in a small family burial ground in Fabius. That was 25 to 30 years ago. She told me about it two years […]

County to amp up annual fireworks show at Dwyer park

June 11, 2019

Cortland County’s Fourth of July firework show is being expanded this year, said Eric Mulvihill, clerk of the Cortland County Legislature. “We are increasing the length of the show to 25 minutes,” Mulvihill said. “Young’s […]

Next generation music

June 2, 2019

We all should put music in our lives, Tara McMahon said. “Creative outlets help you with mental health and other things. Music is a gateway to better things. Everyone should have the opportunity to play […]

Earl gets Alice Walker award

May 31, 2019

Sara Earl said she may be retired from the YWCA, but she’s “sticking with the G.E.M.S.” “When I started the group, I said, every Thursday for the rest of your lives, I will be doing […]

Cuddle cot donated in honor of late son

May 28, 2019

Ashley and Robert Turk of Pennellville want to ease the burden for parents faced with a stillborn child. The couple donated a cuddle cot, a specially designed cradle that allows family to have more time […]

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