Making ag elementary

March 22, 2018

VIRGIL — Second-grader Tegan MacDowell made his classmates laugh Wednesday morning, clucking like the chickens on his family’s farm, birds he calls the “Chicken Squad” because of how fierce they are when they warn of […]

Men’s lacrosse team upends Clarkson

March 22, 2018

The nationally 14th-ranked SUNY Cortland men’s lacrosse team built an 8-3 lead at the half and went on to earn a 14-12 win versus Clarkson Wednesday afternoon in non-conference action at the Stadium Complex. The […]

Villages cast ballots

March 21, 2018

DRYDEN — Three people will now have served as village mayor in a year in Dryden after Trustee Michael Murphy received more votes Tuesday against Mayor Randy Sterling in village elections to serve the remaining […]

City police lack contract

March 20, 2018

CORTLAND — Over the past three years, 2015 through 2017, the city police department has responded to more than 61,000 calls — without a contract. Cortland City Police Department officers have been working since 2015 […]

Rezoning under review

March 19, 2018

CORTLANDVILLE — Nancy Harmon was shoveling snow from the walk in front of her Halstead Road home Wednesday just a few dozen feet from Route 13 in Cortlandville. Harmon, while taking a break from shoveling, […]

NYC homeless skipping Cortland

March 16, 2018

Homeless people from New York City are being abandoned upstate, Broome County claimed recently, but Cortland County officials have yet to see it. No one being sent from New York City has opened a case […]

Man gets probation in bank robbery

March 14, 2018

CORTLAND — He repaid the money he stole. He sought treatment for mental illness. He returned to college and maintained a job. He also had no prior criminal record. That’s why a Cortland County judge […]

Students participate in #Enough walkout

March 14, 2018

About 70 students walked out of Cortland School District at 10 a.m. this morning despite the wishes of school administrators — and other districts had indoor events — all to commemorate 17 victims killed in […]

Sunshine Week: Every person’s right to know

March 13, 2018

This story appeared in the March 10, 2018 edition of the Cortland Standard. To become a subscriber, email us, or call us at (607) 756-5665. Back issues available by request. It became state law 40 […]

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