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Upcoming events at SUNY Cortland marking Black History month

One in Two — 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Old Main Colloquium. Presented by Joshua King. King will review data regarding HIV and its disproportionate effect in the Black community.Ludic Ubuntu Ethics: …

Wanted woman with gun, undersheriff completes program

Groton woman found with gun Accused: Jennifer L. Phillips, 52, of GrotonCharges: Second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a felony; seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled …

Cortland reports 6 new COVID cases

Cortland County reported six new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday, raising the number of confirmed cases since the pandemic began to 13,278, the state Health Department reports.Tompkins and Cayuga counties …

Teachers: Cortland students need more counseling

Cortland students are coming home from school with second-hand trauma from witnessing untreated mental illness in the classroom, teacher Julie Ciotoli told school board members Tuesday night.“I …
Today in features
She’s a jack-of-all-trades
Elizabeth Odell, 40, of Homer, works at Craig’s Total Auto Care in Homer.She takes care of customer service, take appointments, accounts receivable, accounts payable, title clerk, manager, …
Step up to the stage
Patrick Fitzgerald, board chairman and organizer of the weekly open mic night at the Center for the Arts of Homer, performs with his band The Elderly Brothers at 7 p.m. every Tuesday.They kick off …
'It's a good show'
Grief set in stone, giraffes bending down and different angles of the Tioughnioga River displayed at the Center for the Arts of Homer captures the many ways amateur and professional artists …
The art of being students
Jacob Ducoing, 18 and Katie McCormick, 19, moved to Cortland from Center Moriches to study at SUNY Cortland. Ducoing is studying business economics and McCormick is studying art studio.They went to …
In touch with community
Samantha Daniels, 25, of Cortland, owns Elfcup Boutique on Main Street, Cortland.She is a jeweler and has always collected vintage clothes and antiques. She had the opportunity to open the store and …
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Heart disease has been the leading cause of death in Tompkins and surrounding counties for five of the last 10 years. Mortality records show heart disease and cancer trading places as the top cause …
Death notices
Judith D. Neville, 77, of Cortland, died Feb. 6, 2023. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.
Donna A. (Donofrio) Tracy, 71, of Cortland, died Feb. 4, 2023. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
Sandi A. Quinn, of Killawog, died Jan. 25, 2023. Sunset Memorial Services, Whitney Point, has arrangements.
Matthew A. Morgan, 74, of Homer, died Feb. 2, 2023. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.
Sports

Cortland's Phelan, Harbin, Call, Homer's Darling win sectional titles

SYRACUSE — Cortland's Jack Phelan, Duncan Harbin and Lilly Call and Homer's Logan Darling all won sectional championships Wednesday at the Section III Class B1 and B2 Championships at Onondaga …

Dryden girls basketball comes up short, set to play in divisional tiebreaker

DRYDEN — The Dryden girls basketball team had the opportunity to clinch the IAC North Large School Division title with a win over visiting Whitney Point Wednesday and the matchup came down to …

Homer boys basketball dropped by hot-shooting Phoenix

The Homer boys basketball team went flat for stretches of Tuesday night's game, allowing Phoenix to go on an 27-4 run spanning the entire second quarter and part of the third in a 68-53 Trojan loss …

New Hartford 3, Cortland/Homer hockey 2

Cortland/Homer allowed the game-winning goal 34 seconds into overtime in a 3-2 loss to New Hartford. Cortland/Homer falls to 15-3 with the loss. The Golden Eagles took a 2-0 lead in the first …
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