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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Time for a facelift

March 10, 2018

If you’ve stopped by the Riverside Plaza off Clinton Avenue lately, chances are you’ve seen parts of the storefronts bare. Graffiti, in the form of words and images, runs along old uncovered walls near the […]

Student had guns in car

March 9, 2018

An 18-year-old Cortland High School student was charged with a felony Thursday after a routine check of the school’s parking lot found guns in his car — a simple oversight, but coming just a week […]

Rezoning resistance builds

March 8, 2018

CORTLANDVILLE — Resistance is building to a Cortlandville Town Board plan to rezone a half-mile stretch of Route 13, including unanimous opposition from the town Planning Board and a number of letters and speakers Wednesday […]

Pomeroy St. a safety issue

March 7, 2018

CORTLAND — After speakers at public hearings Tuesday night made their wishes known, Common Council members discussed new alternatives to adding stop signs to one intersection along Pomeroy Street and removing a traffic light at […]

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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