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City to repave Port Watson lot

Suit Kote Corp. will begin resurfacing the Cortland Youth Bureau parking lot at 35 Port Watson St., Cortland, begining Tuesday, the Cortland Department of Public Works announced Friday. The …

16 cases reported in Cortland

Cortland County reported 16 cases of COVID-19 Friday, raising the number of confirmed cases since the pandemic began to 12,487, the state Health Department reports. Tompkins and Cayuga counties …

Hospital: Check your breasts to catch cancer

About 1 woman in 8 will get breast cancer in their lives, the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports: 30 minutes could save your life. That’s why Guthrie Cortland …

City to repave Port Watson lot

Suit Kote Corp. will begin resurfacing the Cortland Youth Bureau parking lot at 35 Port Watson St., Cortland, begining Tuesday, the Cortland Department of Public Works announced Friday. The …
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Mind your Mondays
Usui reiki master Rhonda Giglio of Homer is on a mission to help people find joy. Giglio, a frequent visitor and participant at the YWCA Cortland, will lead a four-day program that provides space for …
Tompkins returns to a tradition -- quilts
DRYDEN — Tompkins County Quilters Guild will have Traditons and Beyond Quilt Show 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Tompkins Cortland Community College. Admission is $6; the event is …
The shortcut to traditional butter chicken
When I go to Indian restaurants with my friends, most of them will stare at the menu for 10 minutes then order butter chicken. It’s a dish my mom often made at home, too. I am from …
What if you have no place to call home?
“This Is All I Got –A New Mother’sSearch for a Home”By Lauren SandlerRandom House 2020 I have really enjoyed the heat these past few months. Now things are cooling off. As …
School and mental health: Lessons learned from COVID-19
As we enter into another school year, it’s worth reflecting on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the past few school years, presenting unprecedented challenges for students and teachers …
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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
Cindy (Church) Williams, 48, of Cortland, died Sept 18, 2022. A service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Salvation Army. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home assisted the family.
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.
Sports

The Standard in Sports Podcast, Episode 13 with Homer head football coach Gary Podsiedlik

Gary Podsiedlik, in his 32nd season as the Homer head football coach, talks about his team's start to the season, the Section III Class B outlook and his team's big game with Indian River this Friday with Paul Cifonelli on the latest episode of The Standard in Sports Podcast, presented by the Cortland Standard. This episode was done via Zoom.

Sorenson runs for 300 yards in Homer football's win

Sam Sorenson's final run of the day, a 38-yard carry, put him at exactly 300 yards Friday night as the Homer football team routed the Institute of Technology 41-21 at Homer High School. The star …

Cortland football's struggles continue in fourth straight loss

The Cortland football team competed much of the first half, but mistakes and turnovers began to add up and Chittenango took advantage of them as the Bears handed the Purple Tigers their fourth …

Homer girls soccer snaps scoring skid, falls to Cazenovia

Jane Gugerty found the back of the net for the Homer girls soccer team's first goal in 19 days, but the Trojans couldn't complete the comeback and lost 2-1 to Cazenovia Thursday night at Homer High …
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