Panel: Get involved in politics

March 26, 2018

One night last summer, Cortland County Democratic Party Chairman Tim Perfetti was searching for candidates to run for the upcoming 2017 election when he got a call from an unknown number. It was Michael Barylski […]

NYC homeless skipping Cortland

March 16, 2018

Homeless people from New York City are being abandoned upstate, Broome County claimed recently, but Cortland County officials have yet to see it. No one being sent from New York City has opened a case […]

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 […]

Project aims to revive Dwyer Park attractions

March 13, 2018

PREBLE — While walking through Dwyer Memorial Park in Little York a couple weeks ago, county Legislator Linda Jones (R-Homer) saw something that took her back to her childhood. Hidden out of sight were horses. […]

Shops continue AR-15 sales

March 6, 2018

On the rack of guns for sale at Johnson’s Gun Shop in Marathon, a flat black AR-15 was first in line of about 10 rifles. When Deron Johnson, owner of the shop, was asked if […]

Ready for the worst

February 26, 2018

CORTLAND — Police cars, accompanied by fire trucks and ambulances, have been going to the Cortland County Office Building the past few weekends. There was no emergency. They were training to be better prepared to […]

You’re not alone

February 24, 2018

Suicide exists across a large age spectrum. From elementary school kids to elders in their 90s, according to Alex Huntington-Ofner, youth service director and single point of access coordinator for the Cortland County Mental Health […]

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