October 20, 2021

Perfect day in the patch

October 4, 2021

Homer resident Adam Freed didn’t hesitate to grab a wheelbarrow Saturday afternoon when he got to Theresa’s Pumpkin Patch in Little York. Running ahead, his kids were on a mission to find the best pumpkins […]

Pun’kin Paloosa

September 30, 2021

When the Cortland County Pumpkin Fest was canceled for a second year because of the coronavirus pandemic, businesses organized a new event — Pun’kin Paloosa — to invite people and vendors to get out of […]

Lessons in agriculture

September 27, 2021

Since 2017, Cortland County has lost nearly 20% of its farms because farmers just couldn’t make ends meet, farm experts say. Donning rubber boots and denim jeans, nearly two dozen legislators and municipal leaders spent […]

Helping to build a brand

July 23, 2021

Karen Sanyshyn of Cortland looked over the corn Thursday in the front foyer of Anderson’s Farm Market in Homer. It had been grown at Diescher’s Farm in Cortlandville. She routinely seeks local foods. “It helps […]

Barbecue supports vets’ group

November 16, 2020

For many older veterans, groups like the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans and Veterans Search and Rescue, provide a social life and a lifeline. “That’s their lifeblood,” said Norm Stitzel, who serves multiple […]

Plastic bag ban to resume

October 3, 2020

Noreen Ryan of Ithaca transferred her reusable cloth bag and plastic bags full of produce Friday from the counter to her cart inside Anderson’s Farm Market in Little York. She usually uses a reusable bag […]

Zombie Walk precedes Halloween, promotes restaurants

October 28, 2019

Halloween-themed food and drinks were on the menu for Saturday night’s zombie walk in downtown Cortland. Bonnie Quackenbush and her husband, Michael DiMattei, of Cortland, led a group zombie-walking their way from the 1890 House […]