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Coronavirus Briefs -- June 25, 2022

2 new cases in CortlandCortland County saw two new cases of COVID-19, the state Health Department reported Friday, bringing the county to a total of 11,653 cases since the pandemic began.Tompkins and …

Agree, disagree

A Homer gun shop owner and a national expert on gun laws from Cortland agree on some laws the state has adopted and the federal government is considering. They disagree on others. But rooting out potential mass shooters is something they both suggest will help.

McGraw elementary school gets bikes

Before speed, before rules of the road, before adventure comes balance, and the 24 new pedal-less bikes McGraw Elementary School will get will help teachers show kids balance, and a life skill that …

Legislature votes to extend redistricting deadline a year

The Cortland County Legislature approved Thursday to give legislators a year to come up with a plan for redistricting, a plan that would mean keeping the existing legislature districts through next year’s elections and the four-year term that follows.
Today in features
'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 …
Country TV star kicks off Country Music Park season
Bonnie Hendrickson grew up listening to Hank Williams’ music. “Hank Williams was my mom’s favorite singer. We listened to him so much, I knew all the words.” Hendrickson …
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Advanced therapies heal slow-healing wounds

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 25, 2022

CROWN CITY LITTLE LEAGUE MAJORS GIANTS 5, REDS 0 MINORS NATIONALS 7, GUARDIANS 4

Golf Log -- June 25, 2022

Cortland CC Ladies Twilight League, Willowbrook Thursday Mens League, City Recreation League, Knickerbocker CC Thursday Night League and Bruce Brown Construction League results

Shooting Log -- June 25, 2022

Homer/McGraw Chicken Challenge results
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