What about college worries you the most?
Dec15

What about college worries you the most?

It’s the time of year where many are finishing up applying to college or starting to find out where they have been accepted. This type of news can start some curiosity and nervousness for those who will start college in the fall. Take this poll on what makes you the most worried about your new adventure.        

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Where to Ice Skate this Winter
Dec14

Where to Ice Skate this Winter

Ice-skating is always a popular activity to people of all ages come the winter season. Since this area experiences the type of winter weather we do, there are both indoor and outdoor skating venues to visit.   Homer Village Green In the village of Homer, there is free outdoor ice-skating on the village green, Main Street. This runs from December to March, weather permitting. Note that there is no ice skating rental, so you would...

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5 Cool Things About Chanukah
Dec12

5 Cool Things About Chanukah

Chanukah is a Jewish holiday that is celebrated once a year during falling anywhere between the end of November to the beginning of January.  Here are some interesting facts about the holiday.   The holiday of Chanukah is celebrated over 8 days. This is because of the event that took place in 2nd century BC. When the Maccabees reclaimed the Holy Temple, there was enough purified oil to keep the temple lit for only one day. By...

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Q&A with Mayor Tobin
Dec03

Q&A with Mayor Tobin

I recently sat down with Cortland Mayor Brian Tobin and for a quick Q&A about his vision for the community. What is your favorite thing about Cortland? I love all of the parks we have in Cortland and the City Youth Bureau. Cortland has a number of gathering spots for community members and there is comfort in knowing this is a safe place to be. What’s one thing people in the community might not know about you? While a good amount...

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Why You Should Care About the 2016 Presidential Election
Nov20

Why You Should Care About the 2016 Presidential Election

Do you plan to go to college or a training program after high school?  Do you know how much this costs? The recent presidential debates have had a lot of focus relating to the rising cost of education. Anyone who plans to attend college anytime between now and the next four years should pay attention to the 2016 Presidential Election, even if you can’t vote but it is going to affect your life! The average yearly cost for...

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