December 2, 2021

‘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 […]

Hospital affiliation is official

January 11, 2019

In a simultaneous motion, dozens of Cortland’s hospital employees held up their new white, purple and gold name tag, which now reads Guthrie Cortland Medical Center. The moment Thursday marked the completion of the affiliation […]

City zoning update nearly done

January 10, 2019

A proposed final draft of an update to the Cortland City Zoning Code would create a student density housing overlay district close to downtown that would allow more residents per housing unit than elsewhere in […]

Worries over legalized weed

January 8, 2019

Frenky, a Czech shepherd whose nose is constantly sniffing for drugs, is one of the Cortland County Sheriff’s Department two canine units that would be rendered obsolete if the state legalizes recreational marijuana this year. […]

A path to service

January 7, 2019

When Pavel Androshchuk would watch the Discovery Channel movie about the Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident, he’d skipped to the last 12 minutes when the fire and rescue crews were helping people. It was the […]

Deal to boost nursing

January 5, 2019

On his clinical rotations as a nursing student at Tompkins Cortland Community College, Vasyl Androshchuk has seen times when a nurse is tending to seven patients instead of the recommended four. That affects care, he […]

Verizon flocks to town

January 4, 2019

Verizon trucks … Verizon trucks everywhere. They were on Port Watson Street in Cortland this week. Over the past several weeks, an increase in Verizon utility trucks has been noticed in the city of Cortland, […]

Early New Year’s arrival

January 4, 2019

Marcus James Field was eager to enter the world — so eager he came 28 days early, at 10:14 p.m. Jan. 1 — the first baby of the year to be born at Cortland Regional […]

School project hits all the right notes

December 30, 2018

Geoff Marsted’s wood shop project — an electric bass guitar — combined two of his loves: Making things and music. “It’s always fascinated me. I have been making things all my life,” said the 16-year-old […]

Dog, handler meet

December 21, 2018

The dog exited the elevator Thursday and leaped toward SUNY Cortland Police Officer David Coakley. A smile spread across Coakley’s face. Coakley had always wanted to work with dogs and now he’ll have a chance […]

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