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Cortland Community Arts Challenge 2024

Cortland Community Arts Challenge 2024

The Community Arts Challenge is an annual exhibit sponsored by Cortland Arts Connect (formally the Cultural Council of Cortland County) and The Center for the Arts of Homer. This year’s theme is “CENTER” and will be on exhibit at the Center for the Arts of Homer January 16 – February […]

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Last installment on the history of Homer’s Milk Plants

Last installment on the history of Homer’s Milk Plants

READ INSTALLEMENTS 1 + 2 HERE by Joshua K. Blay Sheffield/Sealtest The last plant built, the last to process milk, and the last standing until a few years ago, was located at 4 Center Street. Today, it is a vacant lot.   Looking to grow their business, Sheffield Farms sought to […]

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The Trials and Tribulations of the Public Historian: A Follow-up on Sig Sautelle and a Silent Serial

The Trials and Tribulations of the Public Historian: A Follow-up on Sig Sautelle and a Silent Serial

The Trials and Tribulations of the Public Historian: A Follow-up on Sig Sautelle and a Silent Serial By Martin Sweeney In the November 16, 2023, issue of this newspaper, I ran an article on Homer’s circus impresario Sig Sautelle and his interesting connection to the Wharton brothers’ silent film studio […]

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Homer Winterfest 2024

Homer Winterfest 2024

Homer Winterfest is a community event created and maintained by a group of dedicated volunteers, made possible by generous donations and advertisers.  Organizations from all over the community present fun-filled events to make every edition memorable. Since 2000, Homer Winterfest has added a welcome bright spot to our Central New […]

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Slumbering Souls: George W. Phillips

Slumbering Souls: George W. Phillips

Slumbering Souls:  The Lives That Built Homer George W. Phillips By Tabitha Scoville, Cortland County Historical Society Director This column seeks to honor the lives of those residents who came before us and built the Homer we know today. On December 18, 1823, on a farm in Onondaga County, a […]

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