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Dryden Rotary plans Rotary Run

DRYDEN — The ninth annual Dryden Rotary Run is 10 a.m. Oct. 1 at Dryden Lake Park, the Rotary has announced. The event features a 5K walk, and five- and 10K races. Proceeds benefit the …

Molinaro visits downtown Cortland

Business owners on Cortland’s Main Street told Congressional nominee Marc Molinaro of their problems Friday: difficulties hiring, child-care problems and more. Molinaro, a Republican and …

24 cases reported in Cortland County

Cortland County reported 24 cases of COVID-19 on Friday, raising the number of confirmed cases since the pandemic began to 12,392, the state Health Department reports. Tompkins and Cayuga counties …

Cayuga voters to decide new legislature districts

Cayuga County voters will decide a redistricting law in November that would place Moravia, Sempronius and Summerhill in the seventh legislature district, and Locke in the sixth.The Cayuga County …
Today in features
Days of awe
Recently in conversation with friends, I curiously asked them if they knew what Rosh Hashanah or Yom Kippur actually meant besides some foreign sounding words. They had to admit that no, they …
Shires takes flight in Homer
With a bow in one hand and fiddle in another, Grammy Award-winning musician Amanda Shires brought her Take It Like A Man tour Monday night to the Center for the Arts of Homer. She switched between …
CRT fills the fall with entertainment
The Cortland Repertory Theatre Downtown presents 2022 fall events featuring trivia nights, concert and comedy performers, brunch, a co-produced show and holiday photos. For tickets, updates and …
Cafe owner venturing out
Christine Han, 24, who just opened Prandium Café & Eatery on Homer Avenue in Cortland is a recent graduate focused on beginning a new venture while finding the small joys in life …
Grammy winner Shires plays Homer
Grammy winner Amanda Shires will play Sept. 19 at the Center for the Arts of Homer. Shires began a fall tour to promote Take it Like a Man, a 10-track project produced by Lawrence Rothman, a …
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CMC surgeons use robotic-assisted surgery for gallbladder and other abdominal procedures

Robotic-assisted gallbladder surgeries using the da Vinci Surgical System have been performed by Cayuga Medical Center surgeons since the fall of 2019. The robotic technology gives surgeons …
Death notices
Gerald Williamson, formerly of Cortland, died Sept. 8, 2022.  A full obituary and services will be announced by Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland.
Margaret C. “Peg”  Davis, 81, of Marathon, died Sept. 17, 2022. A service will be held Wednesday at Marathon Civic Center, Marathon, 4 to 6 p.m. 
Anna Lee Pierce, 81, of Clay, died Sept. 19, 2022. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
Allen E. Stickels Jr., of Freeville, died Sept. 16, 2022. Arrangements are in complete and will be announced by Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.
Sports

Wilbur shines as Homer football wins slugfest

CHITTENANGO — Junior quarterback Wyatt Wilbur accounted for four of the Homer football team's seven touchdowns in the Trojans' 49-35 win over Chittenango Friday night at Chittenango High …

Cortland boys soccer drops fifth straight

The Cortland boys soccer team held visiting Fulton scoreless in the second half, but four goals from the Red Raiders in the first half proved to be enough as the Purple Tigers could not climb back …

Youngsters, Shay star as Tully girls soccer rolls A-P-W

TULLY — Alexa Shay, Maddy Lund and Mari Woodcock all scored two goals to help keep the Tully girls soccer undefeated with a 7-0 win over Altmar-Parrish-Williamstown. Tully, the No. 4 team in …

Moravia boys soccer holds off Dryden comeback

DRYDEN — The Moravia boys soccer team walked into the second half with a two-goal cushion and Dryden did everything it could to come back, but the Blue Devils held off the Lions for the 2-1 …
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