News

$500M CHIPS investment fund rules set

Gov. Kathy Hochul unveiled guidelines Thursday for the $500 million Green CHIPS Community Investment Fund, which was created as part of an incentive agreement between Micron and Empire State …

Packing, shipping service opens Aug. 1

The Cortland Area Chamber will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Up Boxed, a packing and shipping outlet at the Grand Union shopping plaza on Route 281 in Cortlandville. The event will be 1:30 …

USDA set to help farmers after tornadoes

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, through the Farm Service Agency, announced Friday its disaster assistance programs are available to help agricultural producers recover from the storms and …

Dryden plans hearing on Freese Road project

DRYDEN - The town of Dryden will have a public hearing in mid-August on a special-use permit for a multi-family apartment complex proposed for a long-vacant site on Freese Road. Dryden town …
Today in features
David Brainard
Event details Greely mission — and Marathon man saving it
In the late 1800s, a Marathon man helped six men survive to return home after being deprived of food and warmth for three years, stranded in the Arctic. The Marathon Historical Society is …
Artist Molly Reagan will lead a street chalk art session at Arts Off Main Aug. 3 in Cortland. Expect a puppet-making class, splatter art and other art you can do, in addition to admiring it.
Festival Aug. 3 shows art is what you do
Art has a million definitions — many are what you do, not what you admire. A ton of them will be executed at Arts of Main this year, including splatter-paint, literature, puppetry and pottery. …
A horse-drawn carriage carries passengers past the Village Green in Homer during the 2022 Holiday in Homer. The event returns this weekend.
Holiday in Homer to fill the green Saturday
Expect more than 80 vendors selling arts, crafts, books — even dog treats. Look for the entertainment. And you might even find a few artists at Holiday in Homer Saturday. The event is from …
Carrot relish is easy to make, and easy to customize to your taste.
A memory to relish
I met the Rev. Jessie Jackson for the first time when I was 18. This is about food. Trust me. The year was 1983; Jackson had visited a neighboring high school in New Hampshire on his way to …
Kimberly Friedman, founder of Meditation Mama, leads a goat yoga class last year. The classes begin again today at Hemingway Stables in Freeville.
Goat yoga coming to Freeville
FREEVILLE – Yoga is about connecting with nature – but adding animals to it can bring it to a new level. Two goat yoga sessions will be this month at Hemingway Stables in Freeville. …
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Robotic-assisted hernia surgery at CMC reduces patient pain, speeds recovery

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Death notices
Linda Lee Muirhead, 70, of Preble died July 17, 2024. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc. is assisting the family with arrangements.
Mr. Richard Bushnell of Cortland died July 18, 2024. Arrangements will be announced by Riccardi Funeral Home when complete.
Mr. James J. Murphy of Virgil passed away on July 16, 2024 Arrangements will be announced by Riccardi Funeral Home when complete.
Mr. Jay E. Allen Jr. of Cortland died on July 15, 2024. Arrangements will be announced by Riccardi Funeral Home when complete.
Sports

The Standard in Sports Podcast, Episode 38: Cortland Crush All-Star Infielder Nick Mahar

Cortland Crush infielder Nick Mahar talks about his decision to join the Crush last year, his experience with the team and the honor of being named an NYCBL all star this year with Sports Editor Paul Cifonelli on the latest episode of The Standard in Sports Podcast, presented by the Cortland Standard.

Crush win slugfest at Rochester

WEBSTER –– The Cortland Crush and Rochester Ridgemen couldn’t stop scoring runs Friday night at Basket Road Field, as both teams had 15 hits and the Crush scored four runs in the …

Crush earn walk-off win, split doubleheader with Ridgemen

The Cortland Crush fell to the Rochester Ridgemen 7-4 in the first game of a doubleheader but bounced back with a walk-off 9-8 win in the second game Wednesday at Gutchess Lumber Sports Complex. The …

Crush split doubleheader with Salt Cats

SYRACUSE –– The Cortland Crush handled the Syracuse Salt Cats in the first game of a doubleheader with a 4-1 win, but the Salt Cats bounced back and defeated the Crush in Game 2 3-0 …
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SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launches in 2018 from Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. NASA and SpaceX recently launched the 10th Falcon Heavy, carrying a new environmental satellite.
SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launches in 2018 from Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. NASA and SpaceX recently launched the 10th Falcon Heavy, carrying a new environmental satellite.
SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launches in 2018 from Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. NASA and SpaceX recently launched the 10th Falcon Heavy, carrying a new environmental satellite.
SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launches in 2018 from Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. NASA and SpaceX recently launched the 10th Falcon Heavy, carrying a new environmental satellite.
SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launches in 2018 from Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. NASA and SpaceX recently launched the 10th Falcon Heavy, carrying a new environmental satellite.