December 2, 2021

Stocking up for the season

October 28, 2021

They may not be Santa’s big red sacks, but an annual effort to distribute Christmas toys to hundreds of Cortland County children begins Monday when about 70 large white cardboard boxes will be distributed to […]

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 […]

Toys for Tots still a go

October 28, 2020

Norm Stitzel stood Tuesday afternoon inside the vacant store in the Riverside Plaza in Cortland. While much of the room was empty, Stitzel could envision acrylic shields that would soon be hung at the reception […]

Elks hold barbecue benefit

June 29, 2020

Andrew VanDonsel stood under a tent Saturday while a steady rain came down around him and smoke from nearby chicken grilling wafted through the air. “Well, we couldn’t have picked any better weather, I don’t […]

A time of giving

November 30, 2018

The clink of the coins in the red kettles and the gifts for Toys for Tots haven’t been as frequent this year, leaving charitable organizations wondering how to bring cheer to the holidays. Salvation Army […]