December 6, 2021

Cuomo gives nursing homes OK to open

February 26, 2021

Nursing homes across the state may finally see visitors today — but not the Elizabeth Brewster House in Homer. Brewster and other assisted living facilities statewide can’t open until they get direction, which was supposed […]

15 die in Cortland County nursing homes

December 22, 2020

Two hours after Donna Fahey had visited her mother, Grace Fahey, through the window of Cortland Park Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Cortland on Dec. 10, she found out her mother had coronavirus. “She’s not […]

7 die of COVID in Cortland nursing homes

December 16, 2020

Seven residents of Cortland County nursing homes have died of COVID-19, the Cortland County and state health departments announced Wednesday. “We want to convey our sincerest sympathies to the families and friends of these latest […]

2 nursing home staffers recovered from virus

June 19, 2020

Two staff members at Cortland Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center have recovered after contracting COVID-19, but no residents of the home contracted the virus, said Lisa Perfetti, Cortland County’s interim public health director. The two […]

No virus cases reported at area nursing homes

May 2, 2020

Nursing homes in Cortland County haven’t seen a single positive case of coronavirus — even as the rest of the state reports 3,688 deaths in nursing homes and assisted-living facilities. Health Department Director Catherine Feuerherm […]

Coronavirus briefs 4/21

April 21, 2020

Number of Cortland County’s virus cases remains at 32 The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Cortland County remained at 32 Monday. In total, three people have died in Cayuga, Tompkins and Cortland counties. The […]

Charges increased in Cortland shooting

January 6, 2020

Charges were increased Monday against a Cortland man accused of shooting a nursing home employee in the face with a pellet gun. Shawn Fagan, 52, of 33 Kellogg Road, was charged with first-degree assault, a […]