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Guthrie expands walk-in clinic hours

 Guthrie expanded hours at our walk-in clinic in Cortland for non-emergency care as of Monday.The walk-in clinic, located at 4077 West Road in Cortland, will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., …

Cortland, Cayuga, Tompkins remain low risk

Cortland and Tompkins counties were dropped to a low risk of coronavirus spread, the federal government reported Thursday, as the risk in Broome and Tioga counties was dropped to medium.The risk …

Area 51 Hosts Harry Potter Day

The scent of popcorn wafted through the air, as Fran Crowe hung small stuffed decorations on a Christmas tree inside his shop, Area 51. On a screen behind him Hermoine lifted a feather with a flick …

Sunday is National Craft Jerky Day 2022

As hunting season continues, more and more people are getting ready to fill the air and their bellies with family recipes and homemade meals.Sunday is National Craft Jerky Day. It’s a day to …
Today in features
Thanksgiving for one
I like to be proud of the fact that I spare a turkey every Thanksgiving by not consuming one. Nothing is forbidding me from it except for the fact that I didn’t like the taste of it the last …
Cortland Community Center a place for many resources
Cortland Community Group Inc., a nonprofit organization that runs the Cortland Community Center, is trying to rebuild programs after the pandemic shutdowns and islooking for more …
Giving Thanks
It’s easy to lose sight/ Of all we should be grateful for/ People who are dear to us/ Enough cash to pay the rent/ Not knowing what true hunger is/ Good memories of time spent/ Engaged in pursuits we care …
Marking up a milestone
Dorothy "Dottie" Kelley, 89, of Homer is looking forward to her 90th birthday Dec. 3 and granddaughter Margaret's wedding next March. She has been a Homer resident for 64 years. She was a soprano …
Gifting outside the box
This holiday season, think outside the box for presents. With supply chain shortages and the pandemic still affecting businesses, chances are your go-to shops for gifts may be out of stock. Use …
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One man’s weight loss journey

When Kerry Moore awoke after his bariatric surgery in late December 2020 at Cayuga Medical Center, he started the first day of his new life. He had made many unsuccessful attempts to manage …
Death notices
Paul M. Scott Sr., 42, of Cortland, died Nov. 18, 2022. A celebration of life will be held 1 p.m. April 15 at Beaudry Park Pavilion, Scammel Street, Cortland.
Charles Allen Hackett, 65, of Auburn, and formerly of Cortland, died Nov. 20, 2022. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Pitcher Cemetery and not Dec. 5 as originally …
Harvey J. Goyette Jr., 90, of Groton, died Nov. 21, 2022. A private service will be held at Grove Cemetery, Trumansburg, at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are with the Shurtleff Funeral …
Sister Lucille Arlene Tuttle, 72, died Nov. 13, 2022. Calling hours will be 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Saturday at Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Church, 3725 Fairview Drive, Cortland. A funeral …
Sports

Groton football falls in NYS regional title game

ENDICOTT — The Groton football team came just a win short of a perfect season as the Indians fell behind Section V winner Pembroke and could not climb back as the Dragons won the New York State …

Groton football looking to complete perfect season

The Groton football team will look to achieve a perfect season and add a piece of hardware to its collection when the Indians compete in the eight-man regional final at noon today against the Section …

Cincy boys basketball prepping for rebuilding season

A year after winning the Section III Class D championship, the Cincinnatus boys basketball team is going back to square one. With four of the five starters from last year's team gone, the Lions have …

Tully girls basketball entering new season with new faces

Just one look at the Tully girls basketball team's roster tells the state of the program. There's lots of youth and there could be some struggles along the way. The Black Knights have no seniors, …
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