January 20, 2022

Toys for Tots still a go

October 28, 2020

Norm Stitzel stood Tuesday afternoon inside the vacant store in the Riverside Plaza in Cortland. While much of the room was empty, Stitzel could envision acrylic shields that would soon be hung at the reception […]

Chrome Divas ride to find cancer cure

August 26, 2019

The Cortland Chrome Divas, a chapter established in 2015 of a national women’s motorcycle club, hit the streets Saturday for a charity ride to raise money to fight cancer. “Our public has really come through […]

Feeding while teaching

July 18, 2019

Charlotte Love bent down, brushed the lettuce leaves over until she could see the stem and chopped down, removing the large dark green lettuce head from the stem. She then put it in a container […]

One shirt at a time

April 16, 2019

Karla Hoag walked around, scanning each rack until her eyes landed on one full of women’s shirts. She rummaged through the rack until she found a top she liked and took it off to get […]

‘We had to do something’

January 14, 2019

The smell of pancakes, eggs and sausages wafted through the air as people bustled in and out of the Marathon Fire Department’s Morton Building on Sunday. It was the department’s monthly pancake breakfast but this […]

Helping one of their own

December 21, 2018

As soon as the Cortland city firefighters heard that Stephen Zelsnack — one of their own — was injured in a car crash on Nov. 30 they contacted the family to begin coordinating plans to […]

A time of giving

November 30, 2018

The clink of the coins in the red kettles and the gifts for Toys for Tots haven’t been as frequent this year, leaving charitable organizations wondering how to bring cheer to the holidays. Salvation Army […]

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