January 20, 2022

Still going strong

December 29, 2021

Gift cards and the allure of after- Christmas sales brought Kathy Roe and her daughter Abigail to Main Street in Homer on Tuesday from Hallstead, Pennsylvania — 60 miles away. Carrying a pile of clothing, […]

Guthrie ups pay scale

December 27, 2021

Many employees of the Guthrie health group, Cortland County’s largest private employer, will receive a pay raise as the hospital announces a $23 million investment in an employee compensation package affecting nearly 6,000 workers. As […]

Cortland approves $22.6M budget

December 8, 2021

The Cortland Common Council approved a $22.6 million budget for 2022 on Tuesday after rejecting a raise for the mayor from $25,000 to $30,000 but doubling the salary of council members to $10,000 each. The […]

Ringing in the sales

November 26, 2021

Small Business Saturday kicks off the most important buying season for area mom-and-pop shops this weekend, and they could cash in on worries about when online gifts might arrive. “It’s huge,” Bob Haight, president and […]

A bargain of convenience?

January 9, 2021

Flo Elliott of Cortland made a stop Wednesday to the Dollar General on Homer Avenue in Cortland. She bought some vitamins, electrolytes and laundry detergent. “I don’t like Walmart at all because it’s just too […]

A new chapter?

December 19, 2020

You aren’t alone if you’ve missed seeing co-workers or guests enter into your workplace this year because of COVID-19 restrictions. Aaron Baier, the executive director of Access to Independence of Cortland County Inc., changed where […]

Dollar General planned for Super Scoops site

September 23, 2020

Michael Malchak, the owner of Super Scoops in the village of Homer, must find another site to continue scooping ice cream to customers after learning Dollar General plans to build at the shop’s location. “I […]

More county layoffs likely unavoidable

September 16, 2020

Cortland County will look at laying off staff, although exactly how many won’t be known until possibly October, according to County Administrator Rob Corpora. “I want to get through the retirement incentives first and see […]

Sizing up big business

September 5, 2020

When you think the history of big business in Cortland County, Smith Corona and Brockway Motor Co. probably come to mind. The two manufacturers employed hundreds in their heydays before closing up shop. What constitutes […]

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