October 26, 2021

Laying the groundwork

September 21, 2021

No timeline has been set, but work to renovate and repaint the basketball courts at Suggett Park in Cortland is tentatively scheduled to start in October, city officials said Monday. The basketball hoops and posts […]

Shakespeare in the Park

August 20, 2021

Think of all the things that can go wrong with a live performance. The lead actor can get laryngitis. A spotlight could fall on the theater critic. The orchestra could have mass food poisoning. What’s […]

A rollicking weekend

August 12, 2021

For 17 months — 519 mind-numbingly monotonous days — you’ve kept to yourself. The sourdough you made finally packed itself up and walked out on you to take up with the home-brewed beer. You’ve seen […]

Ready to jump right in

June 2, 2021

The end of the school year is only a few weeks away, and the next stop is summer vacation. Cortland County has a variety of youth programs and events planned this summer to entertain children […]

A chill time at the derby

May 3, 2021

Fifteen-month-old Konnor Kabanuk sat in his plastic scooter Saturday on the banks of Dry Creek looking out over the water as nearly 7,000 yellow rubber duckies bobbed past on a sunny but chilly morning. Konnor […]

Corn Ducky Derby looking at 25th year

February 7, 2021

The guys who organize the Corn Ducky Derby at Suggett Park every year are having a ball, getting together, dealing with the elements, and getting those little plastic ducks into Dry Creek — all to […]

Doing service at Suggett

September 14, 2020

Under the shade of many trees, the father and son duo of Chris and Jack Ryan stood on the bank Saturday of Dry Creek, which runs through Cortland’s Suggett Park, raking tree brush and other […]

Feeling the heat, finding the cool

July 7, 2020

Hayden Stage, 4, of Homer ran smiling through the splash pad at Suggett Park on Monday afternoon as the sun beat down. He stopped under one of the water sprinklers just as it dumped cold […]

Heading into neighborhoods

June 24, 2020

Jesse Abbott sat at one end of a folding table Tuesday morning between the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Marketplace Mall in Cortland, chatting with Tom Larson. They discussed sports, lacrosse in particular, and […]

Playgrounds begin reopening in Cortland County

June 20, 2020

Christy Stevens stood Friday at Beaudry Park in Cortland while her granddaughter Naya Lopez played with other children on the playground. “It’s a beautiful day in Cortland when the parks are open,” Stevens said. Playgrounds […]

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