October 18, 2021

Coronavirus briefs 9/27

September 27, 2021

Tompkins, Cayuga counties add 55 cases Cortland County has not released data on COVID-19 since Friday, when it confirmed 31 new cases of COVD-19, bringing the total number of cases to 5,678. Tompkins and Cayuga […]

Start dialing with ‘607’

September 25, 2021

Jennifer Christie went through her phone Friday while sitting on a bench at Suggett Park in Cortland. When she wants to make a call, she doesn’t have to worry about dialing in the 607 area […]

Return of the flu

September 25, 2021

Last year, the number of influenza cases in Cortland County was down 99% from the year before. Thank all those COVID-19 protocols: masks, social distancing and hand-washing. It’s not going to be that easy this […]

Coronavirus briefs 9/25

September 25, 2021

Tompkins County hires for COVID-19 team The Tompkins County Health Department is hiring a community health coordinator and recruiting nurses for its COVID-19 response team. The community health coordinator will oversee case monitoring and the […]

County to hire 6 contact tracers

September 24, 2021

Cortland County will hire six contact tracers to help monitor COVID-19 cases and reduce the strain on the county Public Health Department, legislators decided Thursday night. “The recent significant surge in cases related to the […]

Coronavirus briefs 9/24

September 24, 2021

Cortland County adds 9 cases, 1 death Cortland County confirmed nine new cases of COVD-19 on Thursday, and one new death, bringing the total number of cases to 5,647. Tompkins and Cayuga counties reported 44 […]

Volunteers show they care

September 23, 2021

Fourteen people spread across a city lot at Clinton Avenue and River Street in Cortland, in front of an empty motel under renovation Wednesday morning, pulling weeds and spreading mulch. Several miles away in McGraw, […]

Coronavirus briefs 9/23

September 23, 2021

Cortland County adds 26 cases Cortland County confirmed 26 new cases of COVD-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases to 5,638. Tompkins and Cayuga counties reported 39 new cases Wednesday, and one new […]

Coronavirus briefs 9/22

September 22, 2021

Cortland adds 21 COVID cases Cortland County confirmed 21 new cases of COVD-19 on Tuesday, bringing the total number of cases to 5,612. Tompkins and Cayuga counties reported 86 new cases Tuesday. The number of […]

Agencies put focus on data to curb suicides

September 21, 2021

Patricia Schapp has seen what suicide can do to loved ones. Now she wants people to speak up about their struggles and know they have support. “It is OK to not be OK,” said Patricia […]

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