October 19, 2021

COVID skews child abuse reports

September 20, 2021

Child abuse numbers looked low when the COVID-19 pandemic started, but that’s not because the abuse stopped. “At the beginning of the pandemic, kids weren’t going to school, they weren’t seeing doctors, they weren’t seeing […]

Coronavirus briefs 9/8

September 8, 2020

Cortland: 101 Tompkins: 339 Cayuga: 183 Cortland County reported three new confirmed COVID-19 cases over the long weekend, raising the number of confirmed cases to 101, as 31 new cases have been reported in Tompkins […]

Elks hold barbecue benefit

June 29, 2020

Andrew VanDonsel stood under a tent Saturday while a steady rain came down around him and smoke from nearby chicken grilling wafted through the air. “Well, we couldn’t have picked any better weather, I don’t […]

Country music park hosts barbecue fundraiser

May 18, 2020

Ed Kowalski, the president of Cortland Country Music Park’s board of directors, stood next to a grill billowing smoke from grilled chicken Saturday and explained the difficulties of being a nonprofit. “Being a not-for-profit is […]

Homer teachers raise $11,000

May 6, 2020

Barbara Bachmann had seen plenty of stories about empty food pantries and broken supply chains. Then she heard the stories of Homer kids some of them her students — relying on the bagged lunches the […]

Helping kids with cancer

March 16, 2020

The Red Jug Pub in Cortland was filled Saturday during the St. Baldrick’s Foundation shaving fundraiser with the roar of people talking, music blaring and blades buzzing. That was until Luke Zuber got up on […]

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