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To the Editor: This letter is in support of Senator John Mannion as a candidate for Congress. Two words come to mind when we think of him as a public servant, caring and competent. We have …

Ziosking

I recently went to my first Chili’s restaurant. I agree this is not a surprising announcement, but it was a surprising evening to me when I discovered that Chili’s does not serve chili. It …

To the Editor: As a professional woman reading the article, “Fired. Rehired. Settled,” I am reminded how expensive misogyny is to us, the taxpayers. I am further disappointed that in 2020 …

Some members of a Cortland family we know believe a ghost named Bailey haunts their house. In the first interaction, one of the sons was in an upstairs bedroom one morning when he heard a …

To the Editor: If you are a man who enjoys hot dogs and sausages, you might want to rethink how much of those you eat. A study published in the British Medical Journal found that men who ate …

To the Editor: The first European immigrants who came to America were fleeing religious and political persecution imposed upon them by kings and queens. That’s why they established a …

Democrats! Time to mobilize! June 25 is Primary Election Day. Voting in the primary shows confidence in your chosen candidate. Voting creates excitement. You have the opportunity to get in on the …

Today is officially the first day of summer, although we’ve been roasting for several days already. This might be the weather some of us dream about in the depths of winter, but it can also be …

To the Editor: Central New York has directly benefited from state Sen. John Mannion’s advocacy. He is currently running as the Democratic candidate for the 22nd Congressional …

We stared out over the landscape that has become Cortland’s Main Street and wondered what we might say about Nic Dovi’s pending retirement as the city’s public works superintendent — at …

To the Editor: Reproductive freedom is under attack here in New York and across the country. The Republicans are attacking abortion, IVF, birth control and putting our organs, fertility and …

To the Editor: DPW Superintendent Nic Dovi’s departure will be a huge loss to the city of Cortland. Departments of public works are responsible for the nuts and bolts of municipal …

The World War I monument is one of the oldest in Cortland’s Courthouse Park, but for years it had experienced gradual decay and neglect in its spot on the grassy lawn outside the Cortland …

When the city of Cortland announced it would begin requiring registration and charging a fee for Cortland County residents to use the municipal Wickwire Pool this year, we had some concerns. The urge …

To the Editor: On May 26, a group of about 150 households on Preble/Otisco Valley, Song Mountain, Song Lake and Long Road in Preble and Tully were without power from 2:20 am until just after 1 …

To the Editor: Confused about what congressional district you’re in? You are not alone! In February 2024, the New York State Legislature passed new US Congressional District Maps that …

Dan McNeil Jr., a Cortland native who died May 30, paved a path for those who followed over his 101 years. A member of the first graduating class of Le Moyne College in Syracuse, McNeil was a …

To the Editor: There’s no disagreement. We all want clean water to drink, clean air to breathe, and a safe, healthy environment for our families to prosper. Here in the Mohawk Valley and …

United in love

There’s a lot of cynicism about religion — for example, this is actually our third attempt to write the lead paragraph to this editorial, as the previous versions turned out surprisingly …

United in love

There’s a lot of cynicism about religion — for example, this is actually our third attempt to write the lead paragraph to this editorial, as the previous versions turned out surprisingly bitter. …

To the Editor: I appreciated your May 11 article on the high school and college students appealing to legislators at the Minnesota Capital about the lack of climate change education in their …

When the village of McGraw recently completed a $16,000 project to improve its Village Green, the work said as much about the the past and future as it did about the present of the village tucked in …

To the Editor: There is a very fine, open-to-all, food pantry in the entrance to the Phillips Free Library in Homer. It includes shelves, refrigerator and freezer, so that much needed milk, …

These days, a stroll along Main Street for fairly young, able-bodied persons requires more caution, more surety of foot placement. We say that not to complain about the construction process, but to …

To the Editor: As the New York State Democratic Primary Election approaches, I want to take a moment to express my enthusiastic support for John Mannion for Congress in NY-22. I am a proud …

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