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Summer reading programs return to the library

JUNE 2024 BOOK RELEASES A selection of some of the most-anticipated releases: • Butcher by Carol Joyce Oates. • Every Time We Say Goodbye by Nathalie Jenner. • …

Spring is off to its usual halting start and I have begun daily checks on my garden beds. I have added several landscaped areas to the yard over the years. In addition to the one landscaped area …

Apollo 10 gets so close to the moon 55 years ago this month

On May 18, 1969, NASA launched the Apollo 10 mission. Apollo 10 was designed to test every part of the Apollo 11 mission, except for the landing. Thomas Stafford, Eugene Cernan and John Young were …

Todd R. McAdam, the managing editor at the Cortland Standard , will discuss “The Daily Miracle: Producing a Local Newspaper,” June 20, sponsored by FOCUS Cortland. The free event is …

The Skyline Amateur Radio Club of Cortland’s 42st annual hamfest will be 7 a.m. to noon June 8 at the Cortland County Fairgrounds. Admission is $6 at the gate and food will be available. …

The PFLAG Ithaca-Cortland chapter meets 4 to 5 p.m. the first Sunday of each month; the next meeting is 4 to 5 p.m. June 2nd at 165 Main St., Cortland. The organization advocates for the LGBTQ …

Homer Chapter 222 Order of Eastern Star will meet 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Masonic Lodge on Route 13 in Cortlandville. Matron Weldena Jenney will preside. Dress code for the ladies is colored, …

Make your look

Need a new hobby this summer? Take up doll-making, or sew your next Halloween costume. This summer, Magpie Custom Creations, in the Cortland Corset Building on East Court Street, is offering …

President Phyllis Boyden welcomed 16 members and one honorary member to Alice’s Dowry for the Arts in Cincinnatus on May 15 for the Ladies' Literary Club meeting. The historic home, now run as …

While cleaning out my house recently, it was obvious that a lot of stuff had to go somewhere. I gave my grown kids a chance to take what they wanted. I brought a bunch to the Thrifty Shopper in …

‘It’s not just marks on paper’

Artist Ralph Turturro sees a split-second moment in a film, and creates an 8-foot-long painting interpreting it, and everything else surrounding it. Turturro’s show, “Excape …

The Order of the Eastern Star, Cortland chapter 591 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Masonic Lodge on Route 13 in Cortlandville. Members will drape the altar at this meeting. Lady officers …

Prevention is the best medicine, and it starts early

National Prevention Week, promoted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, is recognized from May 12 to18. This public education platform showcases the work of communities …

Linda Christy and Jim McConnell won Friday’s duplicate bridge game with 16.5 points. Barb Gage and Chuck Kasten were second with 14.5 points Gail Briggs and Lorraine Khouri were third with …

A safe space for family caregivers to share their experiences, challenges and successes meets from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month. The meeting is available in person at …

Farmers markets reinvented

The Homer Regional Farmers Market has existed in many shapes and sizes before, but this summer, it will be held weekly, and it will be more than just a place to pick up some vegetables. The …

3-D printer turns out art

Fran Crowe, owner of gaming store Area 51, was always interested in video games and technology growing up. But when the 3D printer was invented, he thought it was the most sci-fi technological …

I recorded my first podcast a couple of weeks ago to accompany an article that I wrote that was published May 23 as part of a series on homelessness. The newspaper has been expanding into more …

NASA launches first space station -- Skylab

On May 14, 1973, the United States launched its first space station through NASA. Launched from pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Skylab repurposed unused hardware from the Apollo …

Mary Musson spoke to 17 other members of The Ladies Literary Club of Cortland on May 1 on “Discovering the Beauty of Theorem Painting,” part of the season’s theme of “Art …

Linda Christy and Jim McConnell won Friday’s duplicate bridge game with 15.5 points. Deb Kellogg and Chuck Kasten tied with Jean Minnella and Marilyn Delorenzo for second place, each with …

A safe space for family caregivers to share their experiences, challenges and successes meets from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month. The meeting is available in person at …

The sheep shearer came last week. Bruce wrangled the sheep back and forth from the pen. I’d been assigned grabbing the fleeces after each sheep was shorn and bagging it up. But mostly, I …

The Cortland County Historical Society will open at 5 p.m. today its exhibit "Suspended in Time: Unraveling the Lives Women Left Behind," which depicts the history of women, as evidenced by the work …

The YWCA will mark National Pickleball Month, which was in April with a promotion that runs into May. Through May 17, pickleball players can sign up a friend for free, the YWCA reports. …

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