January 20, 2022

A foam farewell

January 3, 2022

Several greater Cortland area restaurants stopped using polystyrene packaging long before a state ban took effect Saturday — years ago at Green Arch restaurant on Elm Street, Cortland, said owner Matt Petrella. “We transitioned away […]

First Day Hikes offer a safe celebration

December 31, 2021

No ball will drop tonight at Main and Tompkins streets in Cortland. One will drop in Times Square before smaller, vaccinated and masked crowds. Revelers might want a Plan B for a New Year’s event. […]

COVID colors new year hopes

December 30, 2021

Jobs, business and health: Many of the hopes for 2022 in Cortland center around thriving again despite COVID-19. There’s no getting away from a 21-month pandemic. There’s been fear, and sickness and death. There have […]

Undecking the halls

December 27, 2021

Merrymaking’s aftermath — the dry tree, the limp wreaths, the cardboard boxes, the tinsel everywhere — all need to find a permanent after-holiday home at the city composting facility, the recycling center or the county […]

COVID cancels Regents

December 23, 2021

Greater Cortland area students will not have January Regents when they return from holiday break because the state Education Department has canceled the tests with cases of COVID-19 on the rise. “New York set a […]

$5K buoys Niver’s ark

December 21, 2021

Seven-year-old Eli Niver loves all sorts of animals: his two cats, his aunt’s two horses, his grandparents’ cows. He wants to be a veterinarian. So when he saw the chance, he gave a village an […]

Ready for the reindeer

December 20, 2021

Oatmeal, glitter and cookie sprinkles — a recipe fit for hungry magical beings traveling the world on Christmas Eve, and 6-year-old Preston Ellis made it Saturday. “Me and Mommy have a reindeer feeder,” said Preston, […]

She’s got it covered

December 20, 2021

Thirteen-year-old Natalie Funk was between rolls of paper and ribbons on her right and presents on her left as she offered to wrap for others who couldn’t Saturday afternoon at Access to Independence in Cortland. […]

Feeling in need of a lift

December 18, 2021

Alexia Soule lifted weights on a machine on Thursday afternoon at the YMCA on Tompkins Street in Cortland. The workout makes her feel better, she said, useful this time of year in dealing with depression. […]

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