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History Center events celebrate Vietnam vets

March 30, 2018

Vietnam veterans were welcomed home Thursday at the Central New York Living History Museum, 45 years after the last troops left Vietnam. The commemoration was part of National Vietnam War Veterans Day, set on the […]

School districts studying ways to hire officers

March 29, 2018

School districts in and around Cortland County are considering adding to their budgets — or tapping state funds, if the state allocates them — to hire school resource officers in the wake of school shootings, […]

Building a foundation

March 23, 2018

Two glowing and vibrating robotic balls zoomed Thursday morning around the Makerspace lab at Parker Elementary School in Cortland, operated by sixth-graders Ali Metcalf and Diana Howard. They even sneezed. Called Spheros, the robotic orbs […]

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 […]

A lesson in restructuring

March 17, 2018

Declining enrollment. Rising costs. Unpredictable revenue. A desire to improve the academics. This could be a description of the Cortland City School District, its challenges and why it is considering closing an elementary school. But […]

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 […]

Start with Hello

March 11, 2018

This story appeared in the March 7, 2018 edition of the Cortland Standard. To become a subscriber, email us, or call us at (607) 756-5665. Back issues available by request. MORAVIA — The image lives […]

CHS grad implicates self in threat

March 5, 2018

PLYMOUTH — Cortland City School District is heightening its vigilance after one of its graduates was accused of making a terroristic threat toward Cortland High School. The suspect, Jenson P. Schack, 19, of Plymouth, made […]

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