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FFA teaches life, career skills

February 16, 2017

MARATHON — The start of the 2016-17 school year at Marathon School District marked the return of the Future Farmers of America program to the district, introducing students to everything from veterinary career paths to […]

County panel supports blocking ash

February 15, 2017

CCORTLAND — Incinerator ash won’t be dumped at the county’s landfill, even if the county takes trash from neighboring communities, under a pair of bills a Legislature committee amended Tuesday. The solid waste committee voted […]

Event takes off winter chill

February 13, 2017

From chili flavored popcorn to a “desert chili,” the hundreds of community members who participated Saturday in the 10th annual Chill-A-Bration were treated to a variety of chili options. More than 20 downtown businesses took […]

Without enough ice, Crappie Derby canceled

February 11, 2017

WHITNEY POINT — Due to insufficient ice levels, the 2017 Almost-Annual New York State Crappie Derby has been canceled. Derby Coordinator Dave Hughes on Friday said there is not enough ice to handle the large […]

City to combat meth crimes

February 10, 2017

A fire Monday night across from Parker Elementary School, which police say was caused by a meth lab explosion, has prompted plans to educate the public about the dangers of drugs and a call for […]

Cortland County confirms 21 cases of flu

February 9, 2017

With flu season in full swing, the Cortland County Health Department has reported 21 confirmed cases in the county from early October to date. However, not everybody with flu symptoms is diagnosed, nor do they […]

Homer chief ups community patrols

February 8, 2017

During his first year as Homer Police Chief, Robert Pitman has worked on expanding community policing in the department, while also trying to set objectives and investigate a fatal fire in the village. Pitman, who […]

NYSEG may drop pipeline; alternatives mulled

February 7, 2017

DRYDEN — Matt Mitchell looked out over West Dryden Road and pondered. The announcement Monday that NYSEG will consider abandoning plans to build a natural gas pipeline connecting Freeville to Lansing has its reason for […]

Firefighters burn up the slopes at Greek Peak

February 6, 2017

VIRGIL — They came down the hill with a rumble. Cries, catcalls, some laughter and a bit of ground shaking as six full-grown people each wearing 50 pounds of firefighter turnout gear went tubing at […]

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