The year’s top 10 stories

December 30, 2017

Think about what history might say about 2017 in Cortland. Heroin scourged the population for the first time in decades, but almost as important to residents was a spree of grafitti in downtown Cortland. The […]

County passes flow control, no jail decision in ’17

December 29, 2017

The Cortland County Legislature had an eventful 2017, ending yearlong discussions with actions such as implementing flow control, while also encountering many deja vu moments with various issues. Those issues, including the county’s jail project, […]

Opportunities top education stories

December 28, 2017

The new year promises new beginnings for school districts, either in the form of new school leaders, efforts for state approval on a charter, a revamped educational structure or a hope to reverse enrollment trends. […]

Projects would inject nearly $75 million into county

December 28, 2017

The coming year promises economic investments in Cortland County, with work to wrap up a $10 million revitalization initiative, a hospital affiliation plan that could protect more than 700 jobs and development projects in key […]

Elections, solar top community stories of ’17

December 28, 2017

The year 2018 promises plenty of new beginnings for Cortland area communities, with new leadership elected in Cortlandville in the wake of lawsuits against the town, a rail trail close to completion in Dryden, and […]

Auburn starts strong, downs Golden Eagles

December 16, 2017

A slow start and an opponent with a bit of extra motivation caught up with the Cortland-Homer hockey team Friday night in its home opener at the J.M. McDonald Sports Complex. Ranked second in the […]

Fast starts help Eagles, Red Lions

December 2, 2017

Both local Central Counties League boys’ basketball teams in action Friday night got off to quick starts en route to easy wins. Visiting McGraw opened its league season with a 23-4 first quarter run en […]

On being thankful

November 23, 2017

Look around. You can probably find something to be thankful for. Maybe — like that first Thanksgiving nearly 400 years ago — you have a meal on the table and people happy to provide it. […]

Red Dragons’ rally falls short

November 18, 2017

The Cortland women’s basketball team reduced a 10-point deficit with four minutes remaining to three Friday night but came up just short in a 68-62 season-opening loss to nationally 23rd-ranked Montclair State. The game was […]

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