January 23, 2022

A lifetime saving lives

January 16, 2022

Ed Greenman says the memories he has of firefighting could be bad, could be good. “The bad moments stick out in your mind.” Like the Main Street, McGraw, fire where a child was trapped inside […]

Stretch into the new year

January 9, 2022

Sonya Langan Petrucco first began studying yoga at age 12. What started as a way to build strength and flexibility for ballet and tap dancing became a lifelong passion. “As I moved on to be […]

On the lookout for ’51 Ford owner

January 1, 2022

Vince Guido of Queenstown, Md., is on the hunt for information on his ’51 Ford sedan he bought in Chittenango. It might have Cortland roots. The SUNY Cortland graduate wants to find the former owner […]

Rollin’ Rust never sleeps

December 19, 2021

The Rollin’ Rust is trying to figure out which songs should go on its debut album. “We’re trying to come up with what we are playing best,” said Jim VanDeuson II, of Manlius, the lead […]

The Big Con

December 12, 2021

Railey Jane Savage of Lansing, a former Freeville resident, has written “A Century of Swindles: Ponzi Schemes, Con Men and Fraudsters,” a historical piece that looks at cons and heists that took place in the […]

A Christmas classic

December 5, 2021

Gabriella Williams of Marathon said one technical move she’s had to master for this year’s “The Nutcracker,” is the Italian fouette. “It’s like, you kick one leg out. On that same leg, you fouette around […]

Scrooge in Skaneateles

November 28, 2021

SKANEATELES — Ed Becker of Nelson can’t help himself, donning Victorian England garb and mingling with Skaneateles shoppers at Christmas time, pretending to be “Old Joe,” a pawn broker in a Dickens-era story. The 67-year-old […]

Ready, Willing and Able

November 21, 2021

Nancy Beckwith of Cortland and Jeni Oechsle of Homer are no slouches on the job. They have put in 20 years of employment at Price Chopper in Cortlandville — Nancy as a bagging associate and […]

‘Big Fish’ is soooo BIG

November 16, 2021

REVIEW: “Big Fish” will grab a hold of your heart and give it a big squeeze. And if you’re prone to tears watching a movie, prepare to blubber. SUNY Cortland’s performing arts department opened its […]

‘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 […]

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