Parent-teacher conferences form partnerships

November 10, 2017

Brianna Head’s twin third-graders drove toy trucks back and forth on the floor of Jessica Latta’s classroom, while Latta and Head discussed their homework habits, academic strengths and character traits Thursday at a parent teacher […]

Dryden trail expands

November 9, 2017

Another 2,600 feet has been added to a recreational trail set to connect Dryden to Freeville and Freeville to Ithaca. After working with the state Department of Environmental Conservation, the Dryden Rail Trail Task Force […]

GOP holds county Legislature

November 8, 2017

The Republican Party will retain its majority on the Cortland County Legislature, picking up a seat to gain a 10-7 majority in Tuesday’s general election, according to complete but unofficial tallies. Still, eight of the […]

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 […]

Cortland native embraces Italian culture

November 3, 2017

He’s still adjusting to the view of the Mediterranean Sea outside his window, but for Cortland native Nigel van der Woude, Sicily feels like home. “I still wake up every morning and look outside and […]

Ladies and gents, your pet costume contest winners!

November 1, 2017

Congratulations to Joker the Cowdog, Grandma Bailey, and Raggedy Ann and Andy! We send our sincerest thanks to those that entered and voted, and to our contest sponsors – Cortland Downtown Partnership, Cortland Repertory Theatre, […]

Cuban professor visits SUNY Cortland

November 1, 2017

A planned partnership between SUNY Cortland and universities in Cuba took a step forward as visiting professor Felix Julio Alfonso Lopez, a professor and dean at San Geronimo University in Havana, helped teach two courses […]

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 […]

Tree falls on college student

October 30, 2017

Walking up hill, in the rain, against the wind to a college class is not an ideal Monday morning for any college student. But try having a tree fall on you, too. A female SUNY […]

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