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Homer closes recharging stations for weekend

Electric vehicle charging stations in the village of Homer will be unavailable from 6 a.m. Saturday until 6 a.m. Monday so the parking lot can be resealed, the village announced Tuesday. Cars …

Wage board to meet on farm workers overtime threshold

Marty Young, owner of Whey Street Dairy in Cuyler, said he worries that the state proposal to require overtime pay for farm workers after 40 hours, rather than the current 60 hours, will harm his …

Pet supply store opens on Route 281

A new pet supply store, Pet Supplies Plus, has opened at 3928 Route 281 in Cortlandville and will have a grand opening Aug. 28 and 29. The store, run by Sean Haskell of Cortland, will offer pet …

Seven cases reported in Cortland

Cortland County reported seven cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, raising the number of confirmed cases since the pandemic began to 11,980, the state Health Department reports. Tompkins and Cayuga …
Today in features
Friends and zucchini
The love affair with zucchini continues as we celebrate the Cortland Farmers Market’s 50th year, supplying local vegetables all summer. And what better ways to mark those 50 years than …
Rockin' 5K run Sunday in spirit of Porchfest
Nicole Belcher can’t wait to hear the live music that will be played along the YMCA’s Rock Around the Block 5K this Sunday. “It sounds fun to have music along the race …
Everson brings experimental artist Raymon Elozua to Syracuse
SYRACUSE — The Everson Museum of Art announces "Raymon Elozua: Structure/Dissonance," a new exhibition opening Sept. 10. Elozua’s first major museum exhibition since his 2003 …
Legacy Sextet jazz group will play in Cortland
The Jazz Horn Legacy Sextet will perform a free concert 7:30 p.m. Aug. 20 at the United Presbyterian Church of Cortland. The Sanctuary Seasonings committee is preparing its first reception for an …
'It's going to be a trip'
Seven years is a long time for people in their 60s and 70s, Linda Smith said — that’s how long it’s been since the Tribe last revived itself in Cortland. “It’s going …
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Tick season precautions can prevent infections

The warm weeks ahead will bring more opportunities to enjoy outdoor recreational sports, gardening and family gatherings. They also bring a higher risk for contacting tick-borne infections such as …
Death notices
Sue Moravec, 81, of Lansing, died Aug. 16, 2022. Perkins Funeral Home, Dryden, has arrangements.
Shelva-Jean Edwards-Cusson, 84, of Cortland, died March 5, 2022. Calling hours will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A memorial service …
BROHARD — Doris E. Brohard, 95, of Homer, died Aug. 9, 2022. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.
A graveside service for Richard and Carol Nowalk will be held at 4 p.m. Friday at Virgil Cemetery.
Sports

Fun with guns

When you pull up to the McGraw Sportsman Club, you’re likely to hear gunshots ringing. Whether they come from the rifle range or trap range, it’s likely someone is shooting a gun.

The Standard in Sports Podcast, Episode 8 with Homer girls basketball head coach Brad Sovocool

Brad Sovocool, the new Homer girls basketball head coach, talks about getting his first head coaching gig, his ties to the program and the expectations for the 2022-23 season with Sports Editor Paul Cifonelli on the latest episode of The Standard in Sports Podcast, presented by the Cortland Standard.

Homer officially approves Brad Sovocool as head girls basketball coach

Homer officially approved its new varsity girls basketball coaches Tuesday, with Brad Sovocool being named the head coach and Jessica Parmiter taking the assistant coach spot.

Local baseball players take to the sandlot

FABIUS — Local college baseball players, from recently-graduated Cortland standouts Kooper Knabe and Caden Congdon to McGraw alum Brendan May and Cortland alum Nick Cody, got together every Tuesday and Friday to play baseball at Fabius-Pompey Elementary School. They never knew what team they were on or what jersey they were wearing until the day of the game, but they didn’t care.
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