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County corrections officer vacancies pile up

The Cortland County Sheriff’s Office is down 10 corrections officers, meaning the rest must work overtime, a problem exacerbated by a lack of job candidates, the sheriff told county legislators …

Cortland considers turning brownfield into solar farm

Cortland Common Council is considering adding a solar farm on South Pendleton Street to return a brownfield to productive use, voting unanimously Tuesday to evaluate the feasibility of a solar energy …

Coronavirus Briefs - May 18, 2022

Cortland County reports 7 new COVID cases Cortland County saw seven new cases of COVID-19, the state Health Department reported Tuesday, bringing the county to a total of 11,422 cases since the …

Police/Fire - May 18, 2022

Three charged in Moravia robbery MORAVIA — Three people have been charged with luring a man April 11 to Fire Lane One in Moravia, then assaulting and robbing him, Cayuga County Sheriff Brian …
Today in features
The trails meander; the future beckons; the past remains
My grandfather would take me into the woods, roving past groves and marshes, hills and the odd cranberry bog. It was summertime in the 1970s. I’d spend a week with my grandparents in a …
Blackbird Film Festival to show 136 short films
Vincent Turturro said he tried to cut the movie he made with his sister, Alena, into a 15-minute film, but he couldn’t do it. “Ours is 21 minutes,” he said this week. “We …
Ghost walk at SUNY Cortland
Don’t pooh-pooh a good ghost story. “Sometimes a ghost story is not just a ghost story,” said SUNY Cortland student Kaitlyn McManus. It can mirror an issue, or a sign of change, …
Once a nurse, always a nurse
The job takes patience. Flexibility. Resilience. And no small amount of compassion. They’re not just nurses, they’re psychiatric nurses. Beyond delivering care to a patient’s …
CRT raises curtain on new marquee
When Cortland Repertory Theatre was renovating the building at 24-26 Port Watson St. to create the new performing arts space “CRT Downtown,” a marquee for the front of the building was …
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Death notices
MILLER — Cynthia J. Miller, 69, of Dryden, died May 13, 2022. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. May 28 at the Peruville New Testament Church. The family will receive friends from 9 to …
BEERMAN — Sharon R. Beerman, 87, of Cortland, May 16, 2022. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home. MILLER — Cynthia J Miller, 69, of …
MANZ — Joan A. (Rose) Manz, 86, formerly of Cincinnatus, died May 14, 2022. There will be no services. Arrangements have been entrusted to the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
HOWE — William F. Howe, 91, died Jan. 6, 2022. Graveside services with military honors will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Glenwood Cemetery, Homer. Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland, is …
Sports

Bobcats outlast Purple Tigers

The Cortland baseball team played a non-league game against Lansing Tuesday night and the two teams traded blows with each other all game until the final inning, when the Bobcats pulled ahead to …

Ace Department - May 18, 2022

Curtis Withers made a hole-in-one on Cortland Country Club’s 118-yard eighth hole from the white tees. Withers used a 54-degree wedge. The shot was witnessed by Dana Decker.

Golf Log - May 18, 2022

Homer runs past Cortland

The Cortland girls lacrosse team came into Monday’s game winning three of its last six games, but Homer jumped on the Purple Tigers early and won 13-2 at Homer High School. The Trojans knew …
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