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McGraw school board meets Oct. 6

The McGraw Central School District Board of Education will meet 6:30 p.m. Oct. 6 in the high school library.

Your daily newspaper: a jigsaw puzzle of useful information

Imagine assembling a jigsaw puzzle where the number of pieces changes as you put it together, the pieces vary in size and not all of them fit. That's what copy editors do when they design a …

'It’s like camping out for Grateful Dead tickets’

Thousands of customers visit Hollenbeck’s Cider Mill each fall. The most dedicated arrive early to vie for a good spot in line opening day. Hollenbeck’s opened its doors for the season …

Coronavirus Recap -- Sept. 26, 2022

WednesdayThe State University of New York no longer updates a daily coronavirus tracker, but SUNY Cortland will establish its own, President Erik Bitterbaum announced. SUNY Cortland will collect …
Today in features
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 …
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 …
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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

Landers plays hero for Cincy boys soccer -- again

Dominick Landers continues to show his clutch gene for the Cincinnatus boys soccer team. The senior scored his second game-ending goal in overtime in three days Monday to help the Lions top DeRuyter …

Sustad scores 150th career goal as Cincy girls soccer rolls

Kyla Sustad put away her 150th career goal as the last of a five-goal performance Saturday to lead the Cincinnatus girls soccer team to an 11-0 win over McGraw at the SUNY Cortland Stadium …

Joy and agony

Cincinnatus boys soccer senior Dominick Landers had been manned all game Saturday and was unable to find many openings. When he finally did, it came at the right time, knocking in the game-winning …

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 …
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