Preserving history

October 23, 2018

They are two iconic buildings — hallmarks of history in Cortland County. And if something isn’t done soon to protect them, they’ll be gone, says a preservation group trying to protect them. The Preservation Association […]

Chiller finds new house to haunt

September 29, 2018

Ghosts and ghouls will no longer haunt the Burch Building in Suggett Park in October. Instead, they’re bringing their scares to the Center for the Arts of Homer. The center will host the Chiller Haunted […]

Park spruce up begins

September 4, 2018

A can’t miss sight upon entering Dwyer Memorial Park in Little York is the large colorful circus wagon that greets every visitor. Another calls greetings from farther in the park. Many may recall their yellow […]

Vacation at the fair

August 31, 2018

GEDDES — Hundreds of humming fans barely masked the random “moo” echoing Thursday morning throughout the milking parlor at the New York State Fair. Metal railings running for yards across the building were sectioned into […]

Recycling budget deficit piles up

August 28, 2018

With 90 percent of Cortland County’s recycling budget already spent this year, the Legislature has voted to transfer $20,000 from another account to cover July’s recycling costs. Next month, Legislature Chairman Charles Sudbrink (R-Cincinnatus, Freetown, […]

Bringing Life to Brownfields

August 26, 2018

Contaminated sites known as brownfields dot the state — and much of the south and southeast sections of Cortland are filled with them. More sites in Cortland County have the potential of being designated as […]

The Green’s white icon

August 23, 2018

Tucked to the northeast of Homer Elementary School on the Homer Village Green sits an empty little white church with caution tape across its front stair rails. The former Calvary Episcopal Church, erected in 1832, […]

County opioid deaths rise to 13 in 2017

August 18, 2018

To Assembly Member Gary Finch, the single most-important issue in the state is opioid abuse, which is a continuing problem in Cortland County as the number of overdose death rose by five in a year. […]

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