Dryden picks superintendent

May 22, 2018

DRYDEN — Josh Bacigalupi, principal of a Cortland elementary school, will give Dryden interim Superintendent William Locke a break soon, as he was named superintendent of the Dryden Central School District at Monday night’s Board […]

Substance-abuse strategy

May 11, 2018

DRYDEN — The perception: Tompkins Cortland Community College students knock back seven or more drinks at a sitting — leading to a serious case of beer goggles. The reality: College students who drink might have […]

School’s out, kids play

April 24, 2018

Tenth-grader Alijah Seamans spent Monday afternoon in the sunshine, playing basketball with some friends at George Vernum Memorial Park in Homer. Seamans, who just plays for fun, was enjoying the first weekday of his spring […]

DA: “Elevated charges forthcoming”

April 23, 2018

CORTLANDVILLE — Elevated charges are expected in the case against a McGraw man charged in the death of a 2-year-old girl following a court appearance this morning. Dorian G. Bohn, 29, of Elm Street, appeared […]

Tastes like bacon

April 19, 2018

MARATHON — The gymnasium at Marathon’s Appleby Elementary School was brimming with squeals of all sorts Wednesday morning — delight-filled squeals of children and terrified squeals of two piglets. The pigs, who were brought in […]

TC3 students, staff aim for healthy relationships

April 12, 2018

DRYDEN — Throngs of people — 120 and counting — walked laps Wednesday around the upstairs level of Tompkins Cortland Community College, getting a sticker for each lap. Three stickers earned them a water bottle, […]

More schools closing?

April 5, 2018

CORTLAND — Cortland City School District leaders had been considering closing a school to save money. Now they may close two, and parents and residents can comment on the idea at a public hearing April […]

Local family touches lives in Morocco

April 4, 2018

Legos, Morocco and Cortland City Code Enforcement Officer William Knickerbocker have one thing in common: Megan Knickerbocker, William Knickerbocker’s daughter. Legos fit into the puzzle because of the elementary school students that Megan Knickerbocker has […]

Ted Silvers: ‘What did we accomplish?’

April 2, 2018

This story appeared in the March 31, 2018 edition of the Cortland Standard. It is part of a focus piece centered on telling the stories of local Vietnam War veterans. Other parts: ‘We’re here, we […]

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