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Stone Lounge license suspended

November 22, 2017

The state Liquor Authority suspended on Tuesday the license of the Stone Lounge on south Main Street in Cortland after more than 100 cases of underage drinking since September, including one as young as 16. […]

Swing a symbol of Yaman’s generosity

November 21, 2017

The swing sits where the elderly gentleman would watch the kids and families play almost daily for the last 15 years of his life. The neighborhood was one he largely created, the park with its […]

St. Mary’s winter bazaar a sign of the season

November 20, 2017

The floor of the St. Mary’s gymnasium was filled with people trying to sell their holiday goods Saturday. All the while, people were looking at books on the gym’s stage, taking their pictures with Santa […]

Seven Valleys planting a seed in city

November 15, 2017

Seven Valleys Health Coalition shared its plans Tuesday to turn part of an empty plaza on Homer Avenue in Cortland into a year-round indoor farmers’ market, commercial kitchen and education space. Susan Williams, project manager […]

Girls Who Code a program for success

November 7, 2017

The task the five middle school-age girls had at Southworth Library in Dryden seemed simple: make an arrow move across the computer screen. But figure that out, and they could use the programming skills to […]

Cemeteries care for living and dead

October 31, 2017

The ghost likes to knock on the doors. He opens them, too, Jeff Briggs says. It’s a spirit of a little boy at Cortland Rural Cemetery, playing pranks. He likes to pull on curtains and […]

Towns create rules for solar energy

October 29, 2017

This story appeared in the October 14, 2017 edition of the Cortland Standard. To become a subscriber, email us, or call us at (607) 756-5665. Back issues available by request. Over the past year, a […]

Lotto winner from Homer has options for $105M

October 27, 2017

Wayne Harris of Homer plans to quit his job at Lockheed Martin in Owego. Maybe he’ll take a vacation somewhere warm. Or buy an airplane for himself. The 58-year-old may even retire early. “It’s never […]

Hopefuls offer views at forum

October 23, 2017

Comments on how the city should spend $10 million in downtown revitalization funds; construction on top of the aquifer; locating a county jail in Cortlandville; and how to get local government to be more open […]

Heritage fair in Dryden journeys to the past

October 9, 2017

Visitors to an 1836 homestead learned historical songs, games and daily routines, along with other fall activities, on Saturday during the Homestead Heritage Fair at the Dryden Historical Society on North Street. Attendees could listen […]

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