October 22, 2021

Freeville looks to reduce phosphorus in water

May 6, 2021

FREEVILLE — Freeville’s sewage treatment facility would need to change its phosphorus treatment plant to one based on chemicals, rather than a biological system, to meet state water quality goals for Cayuga Lake. That’s not […]

Ready for ‘whatever happens’

April 27, 2021

When Ithaca Organics owner Trever Sherman learned that this spring had been projected to be warmer than average, he laughed, considering last spring was hot and dry. “We’re pretty much prepared for whatever happens,” the […]

As the temps get warmer, ice cream sales heat up

March 29, 2021

Jillian Murphy of Cortland eyed the selections of soft serve and hard ice cream outside of Footie’s Freez on Saturday, selecting one she hadn’t tried before — a peanut butter marshmallow sundae. More than 20 […]

Still making music

February 28, 2021

Chauncey “Tink” Bennett of Homer said his band, Tailor Made, is weathering the COVID-19 storm “pretty well.” While the four member group hasn’t played live gigs, they’ve kept up a rehearsal schedule and have a […]

Coronavirus briefs 11/10

November 10, 2020

Cortland County: 10 new cases Cortland County reported 10 new confirmed COVID-19 cases Monday, raising the number of confirmed cases to 965 — 874 new cases since Aug. 21. Three people remain hospitalized. In all, […]

Need for food remains high during pandemic

November 3, 2020

Hunger in the greater Cortland area and beyond has nearly tripled this year, reports the Food Bank of Central New York — so much that 37 tons of produce donated from the fields and farms […]

Summerhill man shares insights on cultivating hemp

September 1, 2020

SUMMERHILL — Hemp has been a part of Peter Allis’ family for generations, the 62-year-old Summerhill resident said. “My parents were the only ones who didn’t grow hemp,” said Allis, 62, of Summerhill. Until the […]

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