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I have not been to a lot of concerts over the years, but I have seen a few great bands in person. I saw The Who in Buffalo when I was in college at St. Bonaventure University. I went to a Beach …

Coddled minds or free-range kids: Where’s the line?

The Coddling of the American Mind By Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt – Penguin Press 2018 When many of us were young, we were free-range kids. We teamed up with our friends and went …

It’s almost time for backyard barbecues, pool parties and picnic playdates, but first comes spring-cleaning in the yard. Here are safety tips from AAA Insurance: Mowing your lawn …

New books, new programs and reading at the libraries

MAY 2024 BOOK RELEASES A selection of some of the most-anticipated releases: • The 24th Hour, by James Patterson • Bits and Pieces: My Mother, My Brother, And Me, by Whoopi …

I have been cleaning out a lot of stuff from my house recently. It had accumulated over nearly 25 years and I’m finally getting around to the big chore. For many years there were nine …

The Ladies Literary Club of Cortland met recently at the home of Anne Barnes to continue reporting on this season’s them of “Art Potpourri.” In her paper “Music and …

Before James Webb, there was Hubble

On April 24, 1990, the famous Hubble Space Telescope was launched into orbit. The spacecraft was the first space-based telescope ever built. Development started in 1974, a joint endeavor of NASA …

The Cortland County Historical Society plans a brunch on Mother’s Day to help create new memories even as it supports the agency that archives the old ones. The event will be 11 a.m. May …

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 …

Barb Gage and Chuck Kasten tied with Barb Klockowski and Laura Simon in Friday’s duplicate bridge game. Both teams had 14 points. Linda Christy and Jim McConnell tied with Jean Minnella …

The National Scenic Byway Foundation announced this week the Cayuga Lake Scenic Byway has won its 2024 Byway Award for Byway Enhancement, one of eight national awards the foundation presents each …

‘It’s more than just a sport’

Lightsaber swooshing noises echoed around the Cortland YWCA each Monday evening, as people worked on their combat skills, and had fun while doing it. Robert Zollinger hosts LudoSport classes at …

Alanon meetings are available in person, online and via telephone for people affected by someone else’s drinking. Several weekly meetings take place in Cortland and Homer: …

A golf tournament May 18 will mark the 50th anniversary of the Cortland County Community Action Program as it raises money for the non-profit agency, which provides a variety of services and program …

Arts and crafts workshops teach new skills

As fun as your usual evening activities are, it’s always fun to switch it up. If you and your friends or partner are looking to learn a new skill and leave with something handmade, tons of …

That was disappointing. After weeks of hype leading up to the eclipse last week, as the complete solar eclipse was expected April 8, I was standing on the roof of the Cortland Standard building …

Solar eclipses and what you saw (or almost saw) April 8

A solar eclipse, like the one that upstate New Yorkers almost got to see April 8, occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun. The Moon casts a shadow that blocks out the Sun from our …

Cortland poet delivers gentle messages on harsh changes

While the call-to-action to stop climate change is urgent, poetry, as a vessel, can deliver the important message in a gentle way, said author Nancy Avery Dafoe. Cortland native Dafoe has …

How not to spoil kids: Teach responsibility

A single mother who works full time says that when she gets home from work and asks her 16- and 14-year-old daughters for help with dinner, they respond, “That’s your job.” A …

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 …

Sanctuary Seasonings at the United Presbyterian Church offers two free concerts on consecutive weekends to Loaves and Fishes via donations, 7 p.m. April 19 and 20. Titled “Broadway on …

When I wrote this column Thursday, I had no idea how Monday’s solar eclipse would play out. The event itself was predictable, but the buzz around the eclipse was building fast and things …

April is for poetry

April is National Poetry Month; a time for those of us who are into poetry to celebrate. If you’re not already a fan, you’re missing out. Perhaps you associate poetry with a form …

AURORA — The Wells College Visiting Artists Program is excited to welcome deaf visual artist, filmmaker, and educator Alison O’Daniel to campus for a screening of her film, “The …

Eclipse glasses, story times and more

APRIL BOOK RELEASES A selection of some of the most-anticipated releases. • A Calamity of Souls, by David Baldacci • The Demon of Unrest: A Saga of Hubris, Heartbreak, and …

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