Celebrating St. Anthony

June 8, 2018

CORTLAND — A procession and festival this weekend hearkens back to the early 1900s and the history of how Italy came to Cortland. The St. Anthony’s Festival at the Pomeroy Street church is a tradition […]

Closings hit home

June 7, 2018

Matt Lowie was dropping his two daughters off at Parker Elementary School on Wednesday morning, the day after a vote by the Board of Education to close both Parker and Virgil schools. As he watched […]

Parker, Virgil to close in 2019

June 6, 2018

CORTLAND — Eileen Fitzgerald doesn’t know how to tell her Virgil Elementary School fourth-graders the news today: The school, and Parker Elementary will close forever in July 2019. The 29-year teacher asked the Cortland Board […]

Bikes bound for Dryden

June 5, 2018

DRYDEN — Dryden middle schoolers next fall will be able to hop on a bike and go for a trail ride during gym class, after the school gets a bicycle foundation grant to provide a […]

‘You caught one’

June 4, 2018

HOMER — The bobber at the end of 7-year-old Izabelle Rundell’s fishing line twitched Saturday, creating small ripples along the surface of Durkee Pond. Another twitch, more ripples. Then another. But she wasn’t paying attention. […]

Cinnamon is so sweet

June 3, 2018

This story appeared in the May 29, 2018 edition of the Cortland Standard. To become a subscriber, email us, or call us at (607) 756-5665. Back issues available by request. With her head low and […]

Behind the (store)front

June 2, 2018

Wandering down Main Street in Cortland, eateries and bars abound, but what is glaringly absent are the retail establishments that were once the staple of every downtown. There are a few: Bernard’s on Main Street, […]

Playground takes shape

June 1, 2018

Remember: Work before play. The work starts this week at Suggett Park. The play comes as soon as the new playground is completed. John McNerney, director of the Cortland Youth Bureau, said Wednesday construction on […]

Taking the next step

May 31, 2018

DRYDEN — Josh Bacigalupi remembers one particular elementary school student in Dryden when he was principal there. The child struggled with learning disabilities, health issues and poverty. The family couldn’t be sure of presents under […]

Moe’s in C’ville accused of age, racial bias

May 30, 2018

The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is investigating a complaint that a Cortland man was discriminated against by his Cortlandville employer, federal documents show. Edward King of Cortland told the EEOC he was performing management […]

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