October 23, 2021

Timely connections

October 5, 2021

Micah Quinlan, 9, drew a happy face on a small pumpkin with glitter, ready to take home her new gourd friend. Visiting the Cortland County Historical Society read-aloud program Saturday morning, she listened to a […]

Families find a farm-filled weekend

October 4, 2021

Ellyanna Godfrey, 4, went down the tunnel slide at Trinity Valley Dairy so many times Saturday her parents were worried they’d never convince her to leave. But all it took was mentioning the fuzzy alpacas […]

From petting zoos to corn mazes

October 1, 2021

Look for the petting zoos. And alpaca are immensely fuzzy. Find the pumpkins, examine the produce. And before you know it, the family has learned a little something about farming. Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Tri-County Farm […]

Getting an up-close look at ag

August 10, 2021

The legislators will watch the chickens made ready for sale; they’ll see cows and flowers and all the ways agriculture works in Cortland County. And when they’re done, organizers of a farm tour Sept. 25 […]

4-H kids show off their projects

July 8, 2021

For Joshua Loomis, the Cortland County Junior Fair is his time to shine. Kids in the county’s 4-H clubs have been working on their youth building exhibits for the past year and this week their […]

A different kind of summer

June 4, 2021

After a year of COVID-19 restrictions, online classes and time spent stuck at home, parents are registering their kids for summer camp to get some fresh air and have fun with their friends. Summer camps […]

Youths get outdoors in Groton

December 29, 2020

GROTON — Kaylee Harris, 12, walked about a foot from where she and a few other kids had been placing large sticks against a branch leaning against a tree. She grabbed a 3-foot branch and […]

Sale benefits ReUse program

November 9, 2020

Inside a quiet, sun-filled room of the Cortland Corset Building on Saturday, Michele Baran and her daughter Bethany, 15, perused old silverware, dishes and other household items. “We like to come out and find some […]

Brindisi visits Homer dairy

August 11, 2020

Funding for research programs that help farms could be part of the next COVID-19 relief package, Rep. Anthony Brindisi (DUtica) said on Monday at a tour and roundtable at E-Z Acres dairy farm in Homer. […]