October 23, 2021

History, step by step

August 1, 2021

Daltyn Busby of McGraw said it’s crazy that McGraw was the site of a New York Central College, a revolutionary school that had Black people and white, men and women, learning side by side in […]

Taking their careers in hand

June 12, 2021

The hot, Friday afternoon sun and high humidity envelop the students at Cortlandville’s Onondaga-CortlandMadison BOCES campus. No tests are being taken and no discussions are occurring. Instead, the deafening noise of welding machinery is taking […]

McGraw educator elected to national music post

March 11, 2021

For Michael Brownell, the director of vocal music for McGraw Middle and High School, music is vital in developing important life skills: collaborating, critical thinking and problem solving. “These are all important skills for furthering […]

Purple Tigers hold off rally, blow out Eagles

March 4, 2021

CORTLAND— Looking at the final score, it was shocking to think that the McGraw Eagles were tied at 34 with the Cortland Purple Tigers midway through the third quarter. But once they got that close, […]

Tillotson sparks Marathon girls

February 20, 2021

Marathon’s Brooke Tillotson had another Brooke Tillotson game, while Cortland played last year’s sectional finalist tough. GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Marathon 50, Whitney Point 41 In a much tighter contest than their matchup earlier in the week, […]

McGraw celebrates seniors

May 22, 2020

More than 20 cars took part in a caravan parade Thursday morning in McGraw to celebrate graduating seniors at McGraw High School. The cars, driven by school teachers and staff, followed a school bus where […]

Plugging away at home

April 2, 2020

McGraw High School business and education instructor Pam Coombs gets ready each morning before her 7:15 a.m. start reminding students about projects and meeting times. It’s one of the few changes she has had to […]

Rockets wrap up league title

February 5, 2020

The DeRuyter Central School gymnasium had a playoff feel Tuesday night as the Rockets boys’ varsity basketball team played host to rival McGraw with the Central Counties League title hanging in the balance. Undefeated DeRuyter […]

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