County panel supports blocking ash

February 15, 2017

CCORTLAND — Incinerator ash won’t be dumped at the county’s landfill, even if the county takes trash from neighboring communities, under a pair of bills a Legislature committee amended Tuesday. The solid waste committee voted […]

NYSEG may drop pipeline; alternatives mulled

February 7, 2017

DRYDEN — Matt Mitchell looked out over West Dryden Road and pondered. The announcement Monday that NYSEG will consider abandoning plans to build a natural gas pipeline connecting Freeville to Lansing has its reason for […]

Firefighters burn up the slopes at Greek Peak

February 6, 2017

VIRGIL — They came down the hill with a rumble. Cries, catcalls, some laughter and a bit of ground shaking as six full-grown people each wearing 50 pounds of firefighter turnout gear went tubing at […]

Cortland getting healthier by some measures

January 19, 2017

CORTLAND — Measure the health of a community. It can’t open its mouth and say, “ahh.” It has no blood pressure, no respiration. It’s not simply a collection of people and their health conditions. So […]

State Sen. Seward outlines his agenda

January 13, 2017

New York is losing population, state Sen. James L. Seward said Thursday in Cortland. That’s just not acceptable. “The only way to reverse this disturbing trend is to create new economic opportunities here at home,” […]

Wickwire pool house makeover planned

December 20, 2016

John McNerney heard the praise all summer: Nice pool, John. Beautiful. Love it, John. But not the pool house, John. Now, McNerney, the city of Cortland parks and recreation director, can do something about the […]

Two Republicans seeking to succeed Ames as county judge

December 8, 2016

Thirty days after the last election, two lawyers have announced their candidacy for Cortland County judge. There are only 335 more campaigning days until the next one. Republicans David Alexander of Cortlandville, a Cortlandville town […]

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