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A hard week: Journalists have emotions, but that’s not news

The question came out of the blue as I photographed a Memorial Day parade in Homer: This must have been a hard week for you, wasn't it? In several ways, I said. To which do you refer? It had …

Tractor-trailer splinters pole in Blodgett Mills

It was, the neighbors said, quite the site, but not the first time they've seen it. A tractor-trailer collided with a utility pole Monday afternoon on Blodgett Mills Road in Cortlandville, coming …

Zeldin stops in Cortland

Democratic party official and the city of Cortland’s Republican mayor criticized campaigners for gubernatorial candidate Lee Zeldin for using Cortland fire equipment as a photo opportunity with …

Homer graduates march on

No more pep rallies, no more physical education, no more study hall, no more prom or semiformal. For the Homer Class of 2022, their high school memories have been made. Jorge Cruz and Zachary …
Today in features
Cincinnatus art students take second in art contest
Cincinnatus Central School art students won a second place for design in the Olympics of the Visual Arts Competition, said Macksi Warner, art teacher at the school.
'Over the River' a must-see
“Over the River and Through the Woods” has so much going for it. The comedy features two sets of Italian grandparents who don’t want to see their young grandson move across the …
Drawn to their first love Local artists find the time
Molly Reagan had to stretch herself in her latest project, creating watercolor illustrations for a children’s book. “Normally I am drawing people in static poses. In these …
Big-hearted dad looks to help
Brandon Thomas, 23, of Cortland, a home health care worker, was enjoying a Friday family fun day at Suggett Park in Cortland. - What’s on the schedule today? “Taking my daughter, …
Back on its feet
Helen Leet is not afraid to experiment. She made a painting of the Alps, a subject that is daunting in itself, with an unusual material — fiber paste mixed with acrylic paint — to get …
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Wounds that take longer than two to four weeks to heal can signal a potential health risk that requires medical treatment. While chronic, slow-healing wounds are often caused by diabetes and poor …
Death notices
REEVES — Janet M. Reeves, 81, of Lansing, died June 15, 2022. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 10117 state Route 90, Genoa. A private funeral …
BROOKS — Barbara Brooks, 83, of Cortland, died Feb. 18, 2022. There will be a graveside service at noon Saturday at Cortland Rural Cemetery. CRUM — Harry Crum, 68, died June 2, …
BUTTS — Joyce A. Butts, of Killawog, died June 9, 2022. Family will receive friends from noon until the 1 p.m. service Monday at Killawog Methodist Church. Sunset Memorial Services is handling …
CASE — James L. Case Jr., 74, of Locke, died June 7, 2022. Perkins Funeral Home, Dryden, has arrangements. FLEMING — Joan Patricia Fleming, 78, of Marathon, died June 8, 2022, at the …
Sports

Crush wins 4th straight

Mason Kirchberg went 4-for-4 with two home runs, including a go-ahead solo shot in the bottom of the sixth inning, to help power the Cortland Crush to its fourth straight win with an 8-6 victory over …

Little League - June 28, 2022

CROWN CITY LITTLE LEAGUE MAJORS CHAMPIONSHIP BLUE JAYS 12, GIANTS 11

Crush win three straight over weekend

After suffering a loss Thursday to the Syracuse Spartans, the Cortland Crush won three games in two days over the weekend with a pair of wins Saturday over the Olean Oilers and a win Sunday against the Sherrill Silversmiths.

Little League - June 27, 2022

CROWN CITY LITTLE LEAGUE MINORS CHAMPIONSHIP NATIONALS 12, ASTROS 1
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