Apple harvest underway

September 13, 2018

Apple season for the state is underway and some orchards are seeing a good crop. “We had a great winter for apples,” said Reenie Sandsted, a co-owner of Baker’s Acres in Lansing. The orchard at […]

Rats gone from Dexter Park?

September 12, 2018

Mulch at Dexter Park’s playground in Cortland will be removed now that little to no rat activity has been observed in passing weeks. “I did speak with Sweeney’s (Pest Elimination) … They have had very […]

New memorial marks 9/11 attacks

September 11, 2018

The thunderous report of gun shots still hung in the air this morning as Taps played. Dozens of first responders — firefighters, police officers and other emergency responders — stood vigil around two towers protruding […]

Zombie crackdown

September 5, 2018

A private contractor, hired by a mortgage company, has shoveled snow from the sidewalk in front of a home on Forrest Avenue. When the grass gets high enough it gets mowed. The place isn’t falling […]

On this Labor Day: Where are the workers?

September 2, 2018

Jeromy Snyder, a HVAC performance technician at Intertek, left his job in Syracuse nearly two years ago to work for the product testing facility along Route 11 in Cortlandville. Before, he drove almost an hour […]

Teen drug use down

August 30, 2018

Opioid deaths in Cortland County increased to 13 last year from eight in 2016, state data show, but among youths, drug use has dropped. Cortland Area Communities That Care surveys seventh through 12th graders in […]

Panel to discuss options for brownfields

August 26, 2018

A steering committee will meet next month to discuss a program to develop the 42 brownfields in a $585,000 program to clear the path for revitalizing the southeast portion of Cortland. Colleen Nelson, a project […]

Beaudry playground work near completion

August 22, 2018

Work on the new Beaudry Park playground in Cortland is expected to last no later than next week, according to one city official. “We hope to be done by the weekend or Monday next week,” […]

Rail project on track

August 16, 2018

As railroad work continues to close Clinton Avenue, causing waits and snarled traffic and sending it on carloaded detours in Cortland, the New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway Corp. plans to start two new projects […]

Pain in the heartland

July 27, 2018

Assembly Member Anthony Brindisi stood in front of a cow barn at McMahon E-Z Acres farms in Homer. Inside stood 500 milking cows. Brindisi asked farm owner Mike McMahon where his milk goes. It goes […]

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