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Tenney faces Fratto, Phillips in 24th District

A Republican member of Congress is seeking election in a new district, facing two others in a seat that represents Moravia, Locke, Summerhill and Sempronious. * Claudia Tenney of New Hartford in …

19th District Democrats from opposite sides of the district face primary

Josh Riley of Tompkins County emphasizes his experience on Capitol Hill as Jamie Cheney of Millerton promotes her experience as a farmer in the Democratic primary for the 19th Congressional District, …

Suit-Kote defends record in lawsuit

Suit-Kote Corp. defended its record of paying benefits to employees working on public works projects on Thursday, the day after a news report about a pending lawsuit disputing those payments was …

Cortland remains low risk

Cortland County remained a low risk for coronavirus infection, the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday, as it lowered the risk levels for Cayuga and Onondaga …
Today in features
Friends and zucchini
The love affair with zucchini continues as we celebrate the Cortland Farmers Market’s 50th year, supplying local vegetables all summer. And what better ways to mark those 50 years than …
Rockin' 5K run Sunday in spirit of Porchfest
Nicole Belcher can’t wait to hear the live music that will be played along the YMCA’s Rock Around the Block 5K this Sunday. “It sounds fun to have music along the race …
Everson brings experimental artist Raymon Elozua to Syracuse
SYRACUSE — The Everson Museum of Art announces "Raymon Elozua: Structure/Dissonance," a new exhibition opening Sept. 10. Elozua’s first major museum exhibition since his 2003 …
Legacy Sextet jazz group will play in Cortland
The Jazz Horn Legacy Sextet will perform a free concert 7:30 p.m. Aug. 20 at the United Presbyterian Church of Cortland. The Sanctuary Seasonings committee is preparing its first reception for an …
'It's going to be a trip'
Seven years is a long time for people in their 60s and 70s, Linda Smith said — that’s how long it’s been since the Tribe last revived itself in Cortland. “It’s going …
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Tick season precautions can prevent infections

The warm weeks ahead will bring more opportunities to enjoy outdoor recreational sports, gardening and family gatherings. They also bring a higher risk for contacting tick-borne infections such as …
Death notices
Sue Moravec, 81, of Lansing, died Aug. 16, 2022. Perkins Funeral Home, Dryden, has arrangements.
Shelva-Jean Edwards-Cusson, 84, of Cortland, died March 5, 2022. Calling hours will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A memorial service …
BROHARD — Doris E. Brohard, 95, of Homer, died Aug. 9, 2022. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.
A graveside service for Richard and Carol Nowalk will be held at 4 p.m. Friday at Virgil Cemetery.
Sports

SUNY Cortland tabs Prairie as new wrestling coach

Tommy Prairie has been named the wrestling head coach at SUNY Cortland, according to director of athletics Mike Urtz. He replaces Brad Bruhn, who stepped down from the position after a 20-year career with the Red Dragons. Prairie comes to Cortland after most recently serving as head coach at Washington & Jefferson College in Pennsylvania for 11 years from 2011-22.

Fun with guns

When you pull up to the McGraw Sportsman Club, you’re likely to hear gunshots ringing. Whether they come from the rifle range or trap range, it’s likely someone is shooting a gun.

The Standard in Sports Podcast, Episode 8 with Homer girls basketball head coach Brad Sovocool

Brad Sovocool, the new Homer girls basketball head coach, talks about getting his first head coaching gig, his ties to the program and the expectations for the 2022-23 season with Sports Editor Paul Cifonelli on the latest episode of The Standard in Sports Podcast, presented by the Cortland Standard.

Homer officially approves Brad Sovocool as head girls basketball coach

Homer officially approved its new varsity girls basketball coaches Tuesday, with Brad Sovocool being named the head coach and Jessica Parmiter taking the assistant coach spot.
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