October 22, 2021

‘It’s been fun’: Junior fair wraps

July 12, 2021

Driving along Homer Avenue — windows down to invite an unseasonably cool summer breeze to tousle your hair — the tune of laughter becomes clearer the closer you go to the Cortland County Fairgrounds. The […]

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 […]

2020 was a hard year, but people kept spirits up

January 2, 2021

In a year filled with political divisiveness, racial tensions and a deadly pandemic, 2020 could seem like an ongoing slog. Add to that canceled pastimes and outings to challenge people. But one thing remained for […]

Coronavirus briefs 6/4

June 4, 2020

Cortland County reports number of virus cases remains at 44 Cortland County reported no new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, the number remaining at 44. In total, 310 cases have been confirmed and three people have […]

Steering future leaders

July 14, 2018

Teenagers and kids as young as 8 years old ushered cattle that dwarfed them through a large pavilion, some more successful than others. One by one, the animals and their handlers followed each other in […]

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 […]