January 20, 2022

Bringing Life to Brownfields

August 26, 2018

Contaminated sites known as brownfields dot the state — and much of the south and southeast sections of Cortland are filled with them. More sites in Cortland County have the potential of being designated as […]

Panel to discuss options for brownfields

August 26, 2018

A steering committee will meet next month to discuss a program to develop the 42 brownfields in a $585,000 program to clear the path for revitalizing the southeast portion of Cortland. Colleen Nelson, a project […]

SROs in all Homer schools

August 24, 2018

HOMER — When students return to the Homer School District in two weeks, they will see a new presence in their building: school resource officers in each building. The district always had one — primarily […]

The Green’s white icon

August 23, 2018

Tucked to the northeast of Homer Elementary School on the Homer Village Green sits an empty little white church with caution tape across its front stair rails. The former Calvary Episcopal Church, erected in 1832, […]

Beaudry playground work near completion

August 22, 2018

Work on the new Beaudry Park playground in Cortland is expected to last no later than next week, according to one city official. “We hope to be done by the weekend or Monday next week,” […]

Flood relief pours in

August 21, 2018

DRYDEN — Sheila Sanford pulled up Monday morning to Tompkins Cortland Community College and handed off dog and cat food, cleaning supplies and garbage bags to groundskeeper Jason Thayer. When Sanford heard about Monday’s effort […]

It’s one for the books

August 20, 2018

For 7-year-olds Lincoln Dorsett and Liam Madden, a friendly little competition is to see who can read the most books during the Cortland Free Public Library’s summer reading program. While playing Twister at the end […]

Growing pains in Dryden

August 18, 2018

Jim Skaley has called Varna home for 21 years, because the neighbors made it so good. “There’s a strong community here,” Skaley said. “You need that. You need people there to say I will do […]

County opioid deaths rise to 13 in 2017

August 18, 2018

To Assembly Member Gary Finch, the single most-important issue in the state is opioid abuse, which is a continuing problem in Cortland County as the number of overdose death rose by five in a year. […]

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