December 5, 2021

Fire in Solon destroys home

May 11, 2021

A fire that drew most of the departments in Cortland County was quickly doused Monday evening, but the home was still destroyed, Cortlandville Fire Chief Gere Henry said. The cause of the fire, which also […]

Task force to study volunteer firefighter recruitment

November 17, 2020

Homer Fire Chief Mahlon Irish can list a myriad of reasons why his department sees fewer new firefighters than when he joined in 1974: longer training hours; more community wide competing volunteer opportunities; busier lives. […]

Blaze damages Solon house

April 17, 2020

A fire, believed to have been started by a wood stove in the basement, heavily damaged a house Thursday afternoon on Wildman Road in Solon, Cortlandville Fire Chief Jere Henry said. “The whole back of […]

Fire destroys ‘Peak’ building

March 4, 2020

The cause of a fire Tuesday that destroyed a Greek Peak Mountain Resort storage barn on Page Green Road in Virgil is still under investigation, said Virgil Deputy Fire Chief Jereme Stiles. Cortlandville, Dryden, Marathon, […]

Man charged with murder in Polkville stabbing

March 3, 2020

A Cortland man has been charged with murder in a fatal stabbing Monday at a motel in Polkville, according to the Cortland County Sheriff’s office. John G.W. Goss, 48, of Cortland, was charged with second-degree […]