October 22, 2021

Library to archive COVID-19 stories

January 17, 2021

It drives Priscilla Berggren-Thomas’ husband nuts: She’s always relating a story behind an event. “I am not a historian. But I am a writer and a storyteller,” she said. “To me, I can’t make a […]

Gorman’s art takes flight

January 10, 2021

Tom Gorman’s wood carving started out with a love of pipers, geese and ducks. “I like wood working,” the semiretired grocer said. “I build a lot of stuff anyway. I’ve always been fascinated with shore […]

Holiday night lights

December 13, 2020

Chet Seibert says it takes him eight to 10 hours to program a song for his holiday light and music show at his Cortlandville yard. “It’s very time consuming, other than putting the lights up. […]

Belly, Set, Go! a hub of belly dance

December 6, 2020

Jo Boring of Marathon is having a blast creating a virtual dance show, “Nutcracker Noir,” that features belly dancers around Central New York. “I am having fun. It’s a nice distraction,” Boring said. “People will […]

Telethon a needed injection for nonprofits

December 5, 2020

Ty Marshal said sometimes you recognize the importance of things when you don’t have them. The executive director of the Center for the Arts of Homer, and his staff, are taking the lead in corralling […]

Coffin symbol ignites a passion for cemetery art

November 22, 2020

Nothing is absolute when talking about gravestone carvers, Mary L. Dexter said. “You can never use, ‘always’ or ‘never,’” said the 80-year-old Cortland woman, who has explored the cemeteries of Central New York and beyond […]

Cortland High Theater works through COVID

November 15, 2020

Olivia McKenna said the musicial “Ordinary Days” features the lives of four people living in New York City, who kind of bump into each other. “It’s very storytelling-like,” said McKenna, a senior at Cortland High […]

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