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 […]

Solutions sought in opioid fight

October 26, 2017

Early education and prevention efforts, along with better safety options could reduce heroin and opioid abuse, Cortland residents told state officials Wednesday. “Despite all efforts … we have a long way to go to solve […]

Veteran gets college aid

October 24, 2017

By MICHAEL BERSANI Contributing Writer Hard work is all Corrine Edick knows. Growing up in a blue-collar family in Brewerton, north of Syracuse, she worked three part-time jobs in high school. She enlisted in the […]

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 […]

Trail project on track

October 22, 2017

This story appeared in the October 17, 2017 edition of the Cortland Standard. To become a subscriber, email us, or call us at (607) 756-5665. Back issues available by request. The Cortland High School cross-country […]

Store rises on vacant site

October 19, 2017

A retail drug store will soon take the place of a former car dealership along North Street in the village of Dryden. On Tuesday construction crews at the site at 79 North St. were working […]

One arrested, one sought for graffiti

October 18, 2017

Cortland city police have made one arrest in a grime spree that began earlier this month, but are still seeking another suspect to clean up the graffiti case. Police arrested Jacob A. Vassalotti, 21, of […]

New building to fill void in Homer

October 17, 2017

For more than a year there has been a hole in the ground where a building used to stand at South Main and Pine streets. But that may change next year. Jamie Yaman, principal broker […]

Empty Bowls eases hunger

October 15, 2017

Logan Mydlenski was feeling the pressure — making a ceramic bowl in art class at Homer Junior High School — that a person will buy at the Loaves and Fishes Empty Bowls fundraiser. “This is […]

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