Route 13 odor returns to Cortlandville

A noxious odor wrinkling noses in the Route 13 business area of Cortlandville recently flared up after several months of dormancy, confounding town officials seeking the source. “Nothing …

Emergency responders work around road construction

Maybe construction workers expect to direct wailing ambulances down Main Street, maybe they don’t. One day in late June, they did just that. The help makes navigating the street …

Cortland man charged with selling drugs

A Cortland man faces felony drug charges after Cortland police said they watched him conduct a sale, police said Friday. Police said Christian T. Rogers, 32, of Cortland, sold drugs Thursday at …

Rebate available for septic system maintenance

Cortland County homeowners can receive a $100 rebate on septic system maintenance by attending a free workshop on septic systems, the Cortland County Soil and Water Conservation District announced …
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Drag queen Makenzie Taylor will play Cruella de Vil in Mx. Congeniality, a drag show July 27 at the Center for the Arts of Homer.
Mx. Congeniality drag show coming to C4Arts
Drag can provide messages of self-love, acceptance and unapologetic self-expression for all ages, drag kings and queens say. Those messages are especially important in rural areas. The drag show …
Nick Brogan as Tully and Brooke Melton as Rachel in Cortland Repertory Theatre's production of
‘Escape to Margaritaville’: Two hours of island relaxation
How does a shot of tequila make you feel? Maybe warm, joyous, relaxed or lighthearted. Jimmy Buffet’s “Escape to Margaritaville,” which opened at Cortland Repertory Theatre …
SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launches in 2018 from Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. NASA and SpaceX recently launched the 10th Falcon Heavy, carrying a new environmental satellite.
NASA and SpaceX launches 10th Falcon Heavy rocket
Last week, NASA and SpaceX delivered the GOES-U satellite into orbit. GOES-U was developed by the NOAA or the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. This launch not only marked …
Children ride the Dragon Wagon at the Cortland County Junior Fair in 2023. The fair returns July 8 to 13.
Plan Your Fun
Here’s a sampling of what’s going on in the greater Cortland area. MUSIC July 6: Johnny West Trio, 7 to 10 p.m., camper appreciation day, Cortland Country Music Park, …
Jae Hyang Oh stands with her sculpture
Rock Garden Art Group to host annual exhibition
What started as a group of friends displaying works in a friend’s garden has turned into artists of different mediums exhibiting at the Center for the Arts of Homer. The Rock Garden Art …
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Robotic-assisted hernia surgery at CMC reduces patient pain, speeds recovery

Patients having hernia surgery at Cayuga Medical Center most often have minimally invasive robotic surgery on the da Vinci Robotic System or laparoscopic surgery, rather than traditional open surgery.
A hernia occurs when tissue bulges out through an opening or weakness in the muscular wall. Hernias can develop in any part of the abdomen, but the groin, navel, or the site of a previous surgery are …
Death notices
Stanley E. Briggs, 87, of Marathon, NY, passed away on Saturday, September 23, 2023, at the Guthrie Cortland Regional Medical Center, Cortland, NY. A celebration of his life will be held at the …
Please join us for a celebration of life for Kevin P. Milligan who passed peacefully in Florida on 2/5/24. We will gather tomorrow, Saturday, July 13th, at The Pavilion behind The Mini Conference …
Michael D. Hall, 75 of Cortland passed away on June 23, 2024. Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc is assisting the family with arrangements.
Susan E. Tompkins, 78 of Cortland, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2024 at home. Calling hours will be held Monday, July 15, 2024 from 4-6 pm at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden.

Crush split doubleheader with Ridgemen

The Cortland Crush split a doubleheader with the Rochester Ridgmen Friday at Basket Road Field in Webster, as the Crush earned a tight 4-3 win in the first game and fell 13-6 in the second. The Crush …

Pitching, late rally push Crush past Silversmiths

The Cortland Crush got eight quality innings from starting pitcher Julian Salinas (Salve Regina University) and the Crush’ offense got hot late to beat the Sherrill Silversmiths 6-2 Sunday at Noyes Park. The Crush are now 10-16-1 on the season.

Crush collapse late, fall to Silversmiths

The Cortland Crush led the Sherrill Silversmiths by two runs late, but the Crush collapsed in the final inning and lost 6-5 Monday night at Gutchess Lumber Sports Complex. The Crush are now 8-14-1 on the season.

Crush drop third straight to Salt Cats

SYRACUSE –– The Cortland Crush came out on the losing end against the Syracuse Salt Cats for the third consecutive game, as the Crush let the Salt Cats get up early and never climbed …
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The Galileo space probe is readied for launch from orbit in the bay of the space shuttle Atlantis.
The Galileo space probe is readied for launch from orbit in the bay of the space shuttle Atlantis.
The Galileo space probe is readied for launch from orbit in the bay of the space shuttle Atlantis.
The Galileo space probe is readied for launch from orbit in the bay of the space shuttle Atlantis.
The Galileo space probe is readied for launch from orbit in the bay of the space shuttle Atlantis.