November 26, 2021

Country careers lead to Hall of Fame

November 14, 2021

Ed Kowalski of Virgil started playing trumpet as a youngster in his home, where his family operated a restaurant and bar. “Patrons in the bar area most likely heard my beautiful harmonic monotones (well, I […]

‘Atlas Hugged’ A response to Ayn Rand

November 7, 2021

FREEVILLE — David Sloan Wilson of Freeville is all about humans working together, for the greater good, but how to promote these ideas so people pay attention? He created a fictional story to counter the […]

Get screened for cancer

October 31, 2021

Katelyn Stramba is in the thick of it, grieving the loss of her mom, Robin Stramba. The Cortland woman was floored when she found out in August her mom had stage four cancer. It was […]

Familiar Faces

October 24, 2021

GROTON — Leaders in the Groton City United Church of Christ are counting their blessings as they look to their 125th anniversary. They have 25 members, which is a good number for a small church, […]

Making a better world

October 17, 2021

Sharyn Snyder of Cortlandville knows she has an extra family, thanks to the fellowship she’s found in the Order of the Eastern Star. “I can go anyplace in the state, find a Masonic Lodge, and […]

The Long Haul

October 10, 2021

Hiking the Appalachian Trail, a six-month adventure through 14 states, seems more real to Hannah Whelan now than having to go to Westfield this week to find a job. “You are not on the trail […]

Women power hardware store

October 3, 2021

DeRUYTER — A three-woman team is in charge of the day-to-day operation of Countryside Hardware — a family-owned business for 101 years. “We have always had women that run the store. No special reason why. […]

Par for the Course

September 26, 2021

Elmer Fairbanks, at 98, is the most senior member of the Tuesday Morning Men’s Senior League out of Knickerbocker Country Club. And his fellow golfers say he’s still got it. “I play once a week,” […]

Lending A Paw

September 19, 2021

Katie Mercer didn’t want to give up the puppy her family was raising for Freedom Guide Dogs for the Blind. This particular dog, the second they were “puppy raising” for the nonprofit based in Cassville, […]

Outdoor experts revel in area beauty

September 12, 2021

Roger Fulton has a variety of sources for his nature guides — local books, sometimes the internet. Kids. “If I get into an area and I want some detail on it, I find a 13-year-old […]

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