January 21, 2022

6,000 hopefuls, 1 lucky duck

May 6, 2019

Dozens of onlookers gathered at Suggett Park at the Hamlin Street Bridge at 11 a.m. Saturday morning to watch the annual running of the ducks. Volunteers dumped the ducks from their containment pen and lifted […]

Eating up good times

February 25, 2019

Tylor Signor raised his arms in victory while chewing his last bit of pancake as Cortland Veterans of Foreign War member Norm Stitzel counted down — five, four, three, two, one. “Last year I saw […]

Diving in to help hospice

August 11, 2018

Jean Hamilton of Cortlandville swam competitively as a teenager, for an 11-year-period. “I am a firm believer that there is no exercise better for us than swimming,” the 70-year-old said. When her husband, Dave Hamilton, […]

Zucchinis with zoom

July 13, 2018

To Shaun Sweeney, the sidelines at the track of the veggie car race at the Cortland County Junior Fair — a 20-foot length — were almost like the Watkins Glen race track. “Almost.” “People are […]

Fair days ahead in July

June 28, 2018

CORTLANDVILLE — Annika Donlick, 14, has been showing heifers at the Cortland County Junior Fair for six years and in 12 days she had plans to once again hit the arena with a dairy heifer […]

‘You caught one’

June 4, 2018

HOMER — The bobber at the end of 7-year-old Izabelle Rundell’s fishing line twitched Saturday, creating small ripples along the surface of Durkee Pond. Another twitch, more ripples. Then another. But she wasn’t paying attention. […]

Panel: Get involved in politics

March 26, 2018

One night last summer, Cortland County Democratic Party Chairman Tim Perfetti was searching for candidates to run for the upcoming 2017 election when he got a call from an unknown number. It was Michael Barylski […]

Lack of snow doesn’t damper Winterfest fun

January 29, 2018

HOMER — Homer’s Village Green really was green, but that didn’t slow the (human) sled dogs. The ice sculptures were beautiful, for a while, but the real spirit of the Homer Winterfest is in the […]