October 21, 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 […]

Disrespecting the elders

September 18, 2021

Laura Eaton, of Cortland, is no stranger to attempts of elder abuse or mistreatment. Eaton said she has been the target of many attempts by scam artists to get money. She has been lucky not […]

Center: Children eating pot-laced candies

June 4, 2021

A Syracuse-based poison control center has seen a spike in reports of children eating marijuana-laced candies and edibles, and greater Cortland area emergency responders are preparing to deal with it. The Upstate New York Poison […]

Giving bike patrol a spin

June 3, 2021

DRYDEN — Although uncommon in rural police departments, a new bike patrol unit at the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office will help officers better access events, gatherings and high traffic areas, the undersheriff said. The bike […]

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 […]

Police: Package thefts few

January 5, 2021

Despite a rise in the number of online orders made during the coronavirus pandemic, Cortland County police said they didn’t see a dramatic increase in packages stolen from people’s homes during the holiday season. Cortland […]

Fun, food at Winterfest

January 27, 2020

Aaron O’Brien, Dakota Leubner and Liam O’Brien sprinted through orange cones around Homer’s town green Saturday with sled ropes in their hands as they pulled Natalie Walrath during Homer Winterfest. The four, all 11 except […]