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Mental telehealth services introduced at SUNY

SUNY Cortland students working through mental health challenges and looking to talk with a licensed provider without a long wait have a new resource on campus, the college has announced. …

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 …
It rains on the SUNY Cortland campus Thursday afternoon. School officials are being sued by students, after their club, a chapter of Turning Point U.S.A. was denied official club status.

Students sue SUNY Cortland for not receiving club approval

Two SUNY Cortland students are suing the college’s student association, the college’s president and a professor after the student group denied official recognition to a nationally …

Proposed pay doubles for Cville town manager

Cortlandville’s supervisor have increased the estimated salary the town could pay a town manager they propose hiring, to $100,000. Town Supervisor Tom Williams said Thursday that by …
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Maps show easiest route to homestead was via creeks
_____ Part one: Where did the first settlers land? Part two: Conflicting histories of first settlers include hearsay Part three: Deed records reveal first pioneers settled west of Homer Part four: …
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
Nancy E. Johnson, 91, of Cortland passed away February 23, 2024. There are no services. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home is serving the family.
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 …
Sports

The Standard in Sports Podcast, Episode 29: Cincinnatus boys basketball coach Jim Halstrom

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Cincinnatus boys basketball coach Jim Halstrom talks about the 2020-21 sectional championship team, the 2023-24 season and winning the CCL championship with Sports Editor Paul Cifonelli on the latest episode of The Standard in Sports Podcast, presented by the Cortland Standard.
Cortland’s Lily Yang holds the ball during a game against Mexico Friday at Cortland Junior-Senior High School.

Cortland girls basketball rallies behind energy, coasts to sectional win

The No. 2 Cortland girls basketball team used an electric first half to take a commanding lead over No. 7 Mexico, and the Purple Tigers never let up to win 68-26 in the quarterfinal of the Section …

Cortland’s Canzano advances to Day 2 at state wrestling meet

Cortland senior Avery Canzano went 1-1 Friday at MVP Arena in Albany, moving him on to the second day of the NYSPHSAA Division II Wrestling Championships. Canzano is the last of the four local …

Cortland, Moravia each sending 2 wrestlers to states

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 …
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Candles created by Tammie Whitson, co-owner of Cinch Art Space, created using repurposed glassware.
Candles created by Tammie Whitson, co-owner of Cinch Art Space, created using repurposed glassware.
Candles created by Tammie Whitson, co-owner of Cinch Art Space, created using repurposed glassware.
Candles created by Tammie Whitson, co-owner of Cinch Art Space, created using repurposed glassware.
Candles created by Tammie Whitson, co-owner of Cinch Art Space, created using repurposed glassware.