Sovocool recalls devotion to Groton

February 25, 2017

GROTON — December marked the end of Ellard “Lewie” Sovocool’s time on the Town Board, as after 46 years of consecutive service — the longest recorded service by someone on a town board by New […]

Downtown parking proposal causes a stir

February 23, 2017

Tuesday night’s city Common Council meeting drew about seven area residents who voiced their concern over a proposed law to change permit parking spots in the Port Watson Street municipal lot — next to the […]

Cortland eyes two-way options for Main Street

February 22, 2017

CORTLAND — Ideas for converting Main Street to two-way traffic, improving downtown intersections and adding parking on Church Street, were presented at Tuesday night’s Common Council meeting. Tim Faulkner, senior transportation manager for Fisher Associates […]

Businesses develop skills in young workers

February 20, 2017

When applying for any kind of position, companies expect the applicant to approach the job in a professional manner with basic employment skills, but many young individuals do not. There was enough of a common […]

FFA teaches life, career skills

February 16, 2017

MARATHON — The start of the 2016-17 school year at Marathon School District marked the return of the Future Farmers of America program to the district, introducing students to everything from veterinary career paths to […]

Event takes off winter chill

February 13, 2017

From chili flavored popcorn to a “desert chili,” the hundreds of community members who participated Saturday in the 10th annual Chill-A-Bration were treated to a variety of chili options. More than 20 downtown businesses took […]

Training hard to be a Spartan

February 4, 2017

Fitness enthusiasts will test their strength and endurance, racing through miles of perilous obstacles in the first winter Spartan Sprint held in the United States at Greek Peak in March. Spartan races, which began in […]

Cincinnatus kids find fun in math

February 2, 2017

CINCINNATUS — Instead of reading from a textbook or listening to a teacher lecture, a group of elementary school sixth- graders began their school day Wednesday playing computer games. Most chose to play Pac-Man, while […]

$500,000 for downtown business site

January 27, 2017

CORTLAND — The Cortland Downtown Partnership has cleared its final hurdle in securing funding Thursday for its Business Innovation Center at 40-42 Main St. with a $500,000 state grant, part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Restore […]

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