January 23, 2022

Going Cross-Country

January 23, 2022

The use of skis goes back thousands of years, and when the winter graces the state with snow, people all over make it outdoors to see the landscape of upstate New York. One of the […]

‘Great weather for skiing’

January 22, 2022

The rolling mountains in Virgil are covered in snow, but the nearby changing room is full of skiers and snowboarders at Greek Peak Mountain Resort. Blaise Epperly, who came to the Virgil slopes from Moravia, […]

Cortland extends win streak at Oswego’s expense

January 22, 2022

The Cortland girls basketball team kept things rolling Friday evening, winning its eighth straight game by defeating Oswego for the second time this season, 56-33. The win pushes the Purple Tigers’ record to 10-2, and […]

Entrepreneurs endure

January 22, 2022

Garcia’s Mexican grocery on Main Street in Cortland opened shortly after the 2020 COVID- 19 outbreak. Several weeks? Several months? Manager Moises Guevara doesn’t remember the exact day. But he does remember the hard time […]

Electricity from effluent

January 21, 2022

Four years ago, the city of Cortland spent $145,000 a year on electricity for its wastewater treatment plant. Today, utilities will pay Cortland for the electricity that plant generates. Methane captured from the effluent the […]

Homer falls to Westhill

January 21, 2022

Just 12 days after losing to Westhill 75-38, the Homer boys basketball team was trailing just 40-31 heading into the fourth quarter against the Warriors before eventually falling 60-34 Thursday night at Homer High School. […]

Wanted: New executive director

January 21, 2022

The Cortland County Convention and Visitors Bureau needs a new executive director since Meghan Lawton’s resignation last month. “We were sorry to lose Meghan — she has moved on to a different position and taken […]

Coronavirus briefs 1/21

January 21, 2022

Cortland County adds 94 COVID cases Cortland County confirmed 94 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing its total cases to 10,894. Tompkins and Cayuga counties reported 369 new cases Thursday, and one deaths. The […]

Teachings from the trail

January 20, 2022

A plus side to Central New York’s recent winter storm is the opportunity to see animal prints. In the summer, animal tracks can be hard to spot on dirt-packed trails. During the winter, snow preserves […]

DeRuyter blitzes McGraw

January 20, 2022

The DeRuyter boys basketball team won its seventh straight game to move to 9-1 with a 72-27 victory over McGraw Wednesday night at McGraw High School. This was DeRuyter’s sixth consecutive win over McGraw, with […]

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