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County to give $31,500 to help Marathon art studio

Cortland County legislators voted Thursday to award Marathon artist Genevieve Geer $31,500 from its Microenterprise Assistance Program to support her business. Legislators voted, 16-0, to award …

Cortland Counts forum March 13 in Homer

The 2024 Cortland Counts Community Forum will be 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. March 13 at the Center for the Arts of Homer, including updates to a number of community health issues, including opioids and …

Freeville woman charged with DWI

Accused: Jacqueline R. Moore, 31, of Freeville Charges: Driving while intoxicated, driving with 0.08% or more blood alcohol content, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, misdemeanors; …

Art in agriculture

When placed in hot water, tea leaves expand; they leech color and flavor and aromatics. Sure, some people just want their tea, but others enjoy the art along the way. Connecting agriculture to …
Today in features
Cortland Repertory Theater Downtown will host the community Visual Arts Exhibition beginning March 1.
Community Visual Arts Exhibition to open March 1
During a time where art created by artificial intelligence is gaining popularity, gallery curator Crystal Lyon hopes to completely immerse attendees in both work created by humans, and the active creation of it.
Alligator gumbo is about as authentic as Louisiana cuisine gets, but gator does take a bit longer to cook than chicken, and much longer than shrimp or shellfish.
Gator gumbo: An adventure without the danger
When one is just this side of 60, “adventure” takes on a new meaning. No longer is adventure an impulsive climb above the tree line, or that dip in a lake that was covered by ice …
Artist Michelle LoGerfo matches her painting
‘An accomplished artist, as well as a comedian’
Andy Warhol has his soup cans. Monet had his bodies of water. When Cortland artist Michelle LoGerfo starts painting, it often ends up as a bunny – or hot dog. Michelle LoGerfo, a …
SUNY Cortland senior Devin Bethards rehearses
SUNY students to perform “The Last 5 Years” at CRT
SUNY Cortland musical theater students are rehearsing their way through a new acting challenge: being in a musical with a cast of two. Jason Robert Brown’s musical “The Last 5 …
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Cayuga Health’s advanced treatments help congestive heart failure patients

Congestive heart failure is a progressive condition in which the heart doesn’t pump enough blood to meet the body’s needs, and it may occur so gradually that patients overlook early …
Death notices
COTTOM — Darrell Cottom, 73, of Homer, died on Feb. 20, 2024. There are no services. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Karen A. Carter, 50, of Marathon, NY, passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2024. Friends are invited to call at there Marathon Memorial Chapel, 4071 State Route 221, Marathon, NY, on Sunday, …
Lesley Ann Tillotson Lesley Ann Tillotson, age 66 of Groton, NY passed away Sunday, February 11, 2024 at home. Services will be held at 2 pm, Saturday, February 24, 2024 at Perkins Funeral …
Gladys “Pete” Purdy Gladys “Pete” Purdy, 101, of Venice Center, passed away on February 14, 2024. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 PM on Monday, February 19 at the Shurtleff Funeral …
Sports

Cortland, Moravia each sending 2 wrestlers to states

Cortland’s Avery Canzano, top, controls Chris Slade earlier this season at Homer High School. Canzano is one of two Cortland wrestlers to go to the state tournament this year, the first time that has happened since 1972.
Cortland’s Wyatt Tinker and Avery Canzano and Moravia’s Hunter Boynton and Nicholas Plue are all set to take on the NYSPHSAA State Wrestling Tournament Friday and Saturday at MVP Arena in …
Dryden’s Luke Eshelman celebrates after hitting a 3-pointer against Whitney Point Wednesday at Dryden High School.

Dryden boys basketball withstands late rally, earn sectional win

DRYDEN –– The No. 5 Dryden boys basketball team withstood multiple comeback attempts from No. 12 Whitney Point and hung on to win 70-62 in the first round of the Section IV Class B …
Tully's Lorenzo Garafolo looks back after making a 3-pointer Wednesday night at Tully High School.

Tully boys basketball locks up Morrisville-Eaton, pulls away late

TULLY –– The No. 4 Tully boys basketball team held No. 13 Morrisville-Eaton’s two best scorers to just five points and mustered up enough points to win 60-42 in the Section III …
Tully's Grace McKenna calls for the ball while making a cut Wednesday night at Tully High School.

Tully girls basketball holds on for sectional win

TULLY –– The No. 8 Tully girls basketball team used some timely baskets and solid defense to edge out a 41-34 win over No. 9 Frankfort-Schuyler in the Section III Class C first round …
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Here are two of the macrame hangers that Homer-based artist Julia Maslin will teach people to make at her Truxton Outpost workshop Saturday.
Here are two of the macrame hangers that Homer-based artist Julia Maslin will teach people to make at her Truxton Outpost workshop Saturday.
Here are two of the macrame hangers that Homer-based artist Julia Maslin will teach people to make at her Truxton Outpost workshop Saturday.
Here are two of the macrame hangers that Homer-based artist Julia Maslin will teach people to make at her Truxton Outpost workshop Saturday.
Here are two of the macrame hangers that Homer-based artist Julia Maslin will teach people to make at her Truxton Outpost workshop Saturday.