Cortland County real estate: seven most expensive homes sold, Feb. 10-23
A house in Cuyler that sold for $237,000 tops the list of the most expensive residential real estate sales in Cortland County between Feb. 10 and Feb. 23. In total, seven residential real estate sales were recorded in the area during the past two weeks, with an average price of $155,500. The average price per square foot was $104.
Help Police Get this Man – See Surveillance from an Upstate NY Stewart’s
Police Hope Stewart's Surveillance Leads to Information. State Police in New York released multiple photos of a man they want, with hopes that someone reading this right now has some information that can help to locate him. "The New York State Police is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying an...
Sheriff Deputies Make Multiple DWI Arrests
There was another round of arrests by officers from the Cortland County Sheriff’s Office for those driving under the influence. About ten minutes after 3 in the morning on Sunday, February 18th, a traffic stop was conducted on State Route 392 near Palmer Road in the Vigil. An investigation by officers found the operator of the vehicle, 31 year old Jacqueline R. Moore of Freeville, was driving drunk.
Illegal To Have This on New York State Thruway
Someone learned the hard way. You can't put this in your car if you are driving on the 90 in New York State, according to the EZ Pass website. You CANNOT share an EZ Pass between vehicles if they are not the same vehicle class. For example, if your husband owns a car and your wife owns a commercial work van--you CANNOT share an EZ PASS.
“Big Money” Winning Mega Millions Tickets Sold In New York
It was a lucky Friday night for some Mega Millions lottery players in New York State. While no one claimed the grand prize of $525 Million Dollars, The New York State Lottery did announce that two "Big Money" winning lottery tickets were sold in the state. Each one of those...
Large Upstate New York Group Busted For Illegally Camping
Some may say bad luck caused a group to get busted for illegally camping in Upstate New York. On Wednesday, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation released its "DEC Forest Rangers – Week in Review" which highlights recent statewide forest ranger actions. Included in this week's report was a group caught illegally camping.
Monitoring Devices Installed On These Western New York Roads
The next time you are on a back country, rural or open road or highway in Western New York, you may be counted by an eye in the sky. There is a device that is being used on various roads in various towns to get an idea of the amount of traffic that passes by.
Dateline Revisits New Berlin, NY Murder Case With New Information
It's been 10 years, but a small-town-murder-love-triangle still has people talking. Dateline recently released a new episode that focuses on the murder of Jennifer Ramsaran of New Berlin, New York. What Happened to Jennifer Ramsaran?. According to Dateline, Jennifer Ramsaran was a devoted mother of 3 living a fairly normal...
NY Man Faces Charges for Illegal Marijuana Grow in Passadumkeag
Officials seized over 40 pounds of processed marijuana from an illegal operation in Passadumkeag. The latest illegal marijuana cultivation operation to be shut down was located right on the Main Road in Passadumkeag. Members of the Penobscot County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant there on Thursday at approximately 7:00 in the morning.
Greene Girls' Hoops Thwart Marathon in Class "C" Quarterfinal
The Trojans are moving on! Greene earned a 51-20 win over Marathon to advance in the Section IV Class C Tournament. Abby Yahner records a 15-10 double-double while Josie Dutcher and Lyla Biefeldt each score 10. Greene will take on 3. Moravia at Tompkins-Cortland Community College in the Class C...
Deadline to upgrade to Enhanced STAR property tax exemption is March 1
For seniors turning 65 any time this year, deadline to apply in most localities is March 1. Submitted by the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance. The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today reminded seniors that, for most localities, the deadline to apply for greater property tax savings through the Enhanced STAR property tax exemption is March 1. Basic STAR exemption recipients who turn 65 this year and meet the eligibility requirements should apply to their assessor for the Enhanced STAR exemption.
New Action Will Save Around 10 Million New Yorkers Lots Of Money
Critical bill relief is coming to millions of New Yorkers. Governor Hochul Announces $200 Million In Utility Bill Relief For 8 Million New Yorkers. The relief is coming to around 8 million New Yorkers to help pay their electric bills. For all the news that the Hudson Valley is sharing...
Tractor-Trailer Fire Shuts Down Parts Of New York State Thruway
A massive fire forced officials to shut down the New York State Thruway between two exits in Upstate New York. New York State Police Troopers rushed to the New York State Thruway on Tuesday around 11 a.m. for a tractor-trailer fire. State Police Investigate Commercial Vehicle Rire on I-87 State...
Cortland Free Library Board Listens to Community Members Voice Their Opinion on Homeless Issue at Library
There were a number of people to voice their concerns regarding the atmosphere at the Cortland Free Library during last night’s board meeting, but also a number voicing their support for the work the library is doing. Last night’s meeting ended up being held in the basement of the...
Does New York State Allow A Person To Be Buried With Their Pet?
A couple of years ago, I wrote an article about the subject of whether or not it is legal to bury your pet in your backyard/property. The short answer was that most states allow it, and that includes New York State, but with certain rules and restrictions. Your local municipality may have specific laws as to whether you can or cannot bury a pet on your property, and in general, according to Pet Farewell, it is illegal to bury a pet on public lands and parks.
Free Delicious Wings Available For Everyone In New York State
Everyone in New York State can feast on delicious free wings next week. Here's how. Who doesn’t like free? Well everyone in New York can soon feast on free wings. Buffalo Wild Wings Offers Free Wings If Super Bowl Goes Into Overtime. Heading into Super Bowl 58, Buffalo Wild...
Millions Of New Yorkers Could See SNAP Benefits Quadrupled
Millions of residents in New York State could have their SNAP benefits quadrupled. The increase could help many New Yorkers afford the skyrocketing cost of food. Families all around New York State rely on monetary benefits from the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program to purchase food for their families each month,
Finally: The Mystery ‘Golf Balls’ Found In New York Explained
Growing up in the Hudson Valley, I spent much of my free time exploring the forest around my house in Ulster County, NY. While my walks in the woods led me to find artifacts ranging from shotgun shells to a literal piano (I took home all the keys and hung them on my bedroom wall), there was always a natural phenomenon that caught my attention: golf balls.
Local Flu Cases and Hospitalizations on the Rise: Latest Influenza Report Reveals
The most recent influenza report, ending 2-17-2024, indicates 1,189 Type A, 708 Type B, and 56 unspecified cases. The rate is 132.47 cases per 100k population, calculated from a population of 1,474,273. Hospitalizations have risen by 8% from the last week, reaching a total of 100.
Surprising Predator Caught On Doorbell Camera In New York
One of New York's most elusive predators was recently caught on camera... in one of the most unusual places. The Hudson Valley, NY ecosystem is full of animals with claws and fangs, and while most of our local critters do us a favor by staying in the woods, it's inevitable that the human world and the natural world will collide. That's exactly what happened in Elka Park, NY.