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Cayuga Health releases annual report

Cayuga Health has announced the release of its 2023 annual report, summarizing developments at the Tompkins County-based health system. The report, available at cayugahealthmagazine.org, covers …

Tompkins opens voting sticker contest

More than 100 young artists submitted art for Tompkins County’s “I Voted” and “Future Voter” stickers leading up to the 2024 general election. The Tompkins County …

NRA gives glasses, ammunition to McGraw club

The NRA Foundation has given the McGraw High School clay target club a dozen pairs of safety glasses, 24 cases of ammunition and $1,024 to buy clay targets, the school district has announced. …

Glen Haven event discusses railroad

Danny Armitage will describe his many Lehigh Valley Railroad adventures as a young person growing up in Freeville in an illustrated free presentation at 7 p.m. June 11 at the Glen Haven School and …
Today in features
Bruce Thauvette, 2, of Cortland, helps make bubbles at the 2017 Cortland County Water Festival at the Water Works in Cortland. The event returns Saturday.
Plan your fun
Here’s a sampling of what’s going on in the greater Cortland area. MUSIC May 31: Tinsley Ellis, 8 p.m., Rose Hall, 19 Church St., Cortland. June 5: John Hiatt, 8 p.m., …
Gazpacho is a refreshing summer soup -- or maybe a beverage -- served cold on the hottest days.
Gazpacho: A midsummer night’s drink
In my corner of western New York, the past winter was a lukewarm and muddy season. It rained more than it snowed. The landscape resembled a muddy impressionist painting rather than a frozen …
Amy Dickinson isn't good at transitions. But she starts one today as she leaves her advice column behind and picks up a novel and her lending library.
New transition
FREEVILLE – Amy Dickinson has never left anything in her life, she said; she just wasn’t built for transitions. Today, she left something for the first time: her column “Ask …
Apollo 10 orbits the moon in May 1969, 55 years ago this month. The mission was to test the systems before the actual moon landing with Apollo 11.
Apollo 10 gets so close to the moon 55 years ago this month
On May 18, 1969, NASA launched the Apollo 10 mission. Apollo 10 was designed to test every part of the Apollo 11 mission, except for the landing. Thomas Stafford, Eugene Cernan and John Young were …
Beef barley stew is a bowl full of comfort. The barley absorbs much of the liquid, creating a creamy, if carby, texture.
Beef barley stew for your inner carbivore
The spousal unit is a carbivore. Potatoes, pasta, white rice — if it has so little flavor that anything dresses it up, and such a soft texture that chewing isn’t necessary, she’s on …
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Protect your hands from injury during warm weather fun and spring chores

Spring chores and recreation can put your hands at risk for wounds, infection, and repetitive strains, making injury prevention important when you head outdoors. Safety and protection are …
Death notices
Elizabeth Rodman, 86, of East Homer NY, passed away December 21, 2023 at the Crown Park Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Cortland NY. A memorial Mass will be held 1:30 PM, Saturday, June 1st at …
MaryAnn Robinson, 96 of Groton formerly of Lansing died May 27, 2024. Calling hours from 10-11 am followed by a funeral service at 11 am on Monday, June 3, 2024 at Perkins Funeral Home. Burial in …
Lindsay A. Orr, 45, of Groton, passed away on May 25, 2024. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, May 31 at Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Avenue, Groton. Family and friends will …
Paul L. Palmer, 78, of Locke, passed away on May 24, 2024. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, June 1 at the Moravia VFW Post 7127, 14 Adams St., Moravia. Private interment …
Sports

Homer falls to J-D in sectional title game

Homer’s Wyatt Wilbur had a goal and an assist against Jamesville-Dewitt in the Section III Class C championship game Wednesday at G. Ray Bodley High School in Fulton. The Trojans fell to the Red Rams 18-4.
FULTON –– The No. 3 Homer boys lacrosse team was unable to contain a high-powered offensive performance from No. 1 Jamesville-Dewitt, as the Trojans fell behind early and eventually lost 18-4 in the Section III Class C title game Wednesday at G. Ray Bodley High School.

Cincy’s run ends in sectional final

EAST SYRACUSE –– The No. 1 Cincinnatus softball team couldn’t produce enough offense against No. 6 Sackets Harbor’s Natalie Gibbons and the Lions lost 7-3 Wednesday night in the Section III Class D championship game at Carrier Park.

Cortland’s Cranfield looks to build off momentum in state tournament

After winning the Section III Division II singles championship, Cortland’s Tyler Cranfield has his sights set on the upcoming state championship tournament, which takes place at the USTA …

Homer boys lacrosse ready to shock top-seeded J-D

The No. 3 Homer boys lacrosse team has a tall task ahead of it, but the Trojans are confident they can topple No. 1 Jamesville-Dewitt in the Section III Class C finals at 5 p.m. today at G. Ray …
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John Warmb perfoms with his folk punk band Rent Strike. Rent Strike will play next week at Cortland ReUse in a concert including Homer Visitor, Home for Bugs and Officious.
John Warmb perfoms with his folk punk band Rent Strike. Rent Strike will play next week at Cortland ReUse in a concert including Homer Visitor, Home for Bugs and Officious.
John Warmb perfoms with his folk punk band Rent Strike. Rent Strike will play next week at Cortland ReUse in a concert including Homer Visitor, Home for Bugs and Officious.
John Warmb perfoms with his folk punk band Rent Strike. Rent Strike will play next week at Cortland ReUse in a concert including Homer Visitor, Home for Bugs and Officious.
John Warmb perfoms with his folk punk band Rent Strike. Rent Strike will play next week at Cortland ReUse in a concert including Homer Visitor, Home for Bugs and Officious.