November 30, 2021

Coffee with a cop

October 7, 2021

With a half-moon cookie in hand, 3-year-old Marcella Barden beamed a smile Wednesday while having her picture taken with Homer Police Chief Robert Pitman at Sinfully Sweet Cafe in Homer. Robyn Puzo, Barden’s grandmother, brought […]

Go for the Gold in Homer supports Special Olympics

September 18, 2021

Daryle Jennings was on top of his game Friday morning, going from car to car, greeting people and handing out coupons at the Dunkin’ Donuts drive-through line in Homer. Jennings, a Homer athlete who participates […]

9/11: 20 years later

September 8, 2021

Almost 20 years since the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Cortland Police Chief Paul Sandy remains a bit emotional. “It brings up some horrific memories of the newscasts that were going on that day and […]

Homer to host torch run for Special Olympics

June 10, 2021

The Homer Police Department is hosting a Special Olympics torch run this weekend to raise funds and awareness for athletes, a representative said. Athletes and police are encouraged to run together, while officers carry the […]

Bunny makes special run

April 5, 2021

Parades involving police and fire personnel are typically reserved for very important people and in Homer on Saturday afternoon, that important person — or animal in this case — was the Easter Bunny. The bunny, […]

Police, emergency medical workers honored

February 2, 2021

Three Homer police officers, two TLC Emergency Medical Services employees and a state police investigator were recognized Monday for saving lives, while a former Homer police officer was honored for attending to a wounded police […]

Local events to honor those who died on 9/11

September 10, 2020

Cortland and Homer to commemorate the people who died during the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Starting the day at 8:30 a.m., the Cortland 9/11 Memorial Foundation — Cortland Community Oriented Police Officer Jesse […]

Local agencies prepare for safe holiday weekend

May 21, 2020

Despite all of the changes brought into the world during the coronavirus pandemic, members of local law enforcement and safety agencies in Cortland County will be on the lookout to make sure Memorial Day weekend […]

Red Cross honors officer

December 4, 2019

A Homer police officer was among 16 people honored today by the American Red Cross of Central New York at its Real Heroes Breakfast in Syracuse. Officer Michael Howell, an officer for 12 years, arrived […]

Needle drop-off resolution goes to Legislature

November 8, 2019

If a resolution to put a needle disposal unit at the Cortland County Office Building passes the full legislature Nov. 21, it may be months before the unit is actually installed, a county health official […]

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