BOCES cuts some tech classes

August 15, 2018

Diane Wheaton took down a flier that was hanging in the Cortland Career Works Office on Main Street a few days ago. It advertised adult education programs through BOCES, but it’s not relevant anymore. Most […]

Rat fight to take 5 weeks

August 15, 2018

The rats that have taken up residence in Dexter Park in Cortland are slowly being poisoned, but it could take five weeks before they are eradicated, neighbors were told Tuesday. That’s because they are very […]

Losing their drive?

August 14, 2018

When Tully high schooler Marcus Lombardo turned 16, he wanted to get his driver’s license as soon as possible. He wanted the independence of being able to drive himself around. And he definitely wanted to […]

Cortland tackles rats at Dexter Park

August 11, 2018

Neighbors said Friday the rat problem at Dexter Park that Cortland officials were grappling with started at a home next to the park that has been infested with rats for weeks. Anthony Dintino, who lives […]

Ideas pitched for Parker

August 9, 2018

Make Parker Elementary School a facility for both small children and the elderly, was one suggestion that came from the second of three public meetings on the question of what to do with it. Backed […]

Supplying a demand

August 7, 2018

Check before you jot down the shopping list or pry open your wallets for the back-to-school shopping trek: You might not need to spend so much — or at all. The Cortland School District will […]

Opportunity — squared

July 26, 2018

This story first appeared in print in the Cortland Standard on July 14, 2018. Since the eighth grade, Taylor Burk has known she wanted to pare down her college years, save college tuition costs and […]

Vision takes focus

July 24, 2018

DRYDEN — At Coltivare in Ithaca, the farm-to-table restaurant of Tompkins Cortland Community College, a green cocktail is named after TC3 President Orinthia Montague. Called simply: “Orinthia” — it has pineapple vodka, Midouri, sour mix […]

Job seekers screened out

July 19, 2018

At least two Cortland County employers say they are being increasingly affected by drug use in Cortland County — in the form of job applicants who can’t pass their drug screening tests. Charlie Forkey has […]

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