January 22, 2022

Staying close to the written word

April 25, 2021

Kitty Jones has reinvented her life in retirement. The 32-year owner of Spirit and Life bookstore on Main Street, Cortland, has discovered book editing, working with clients in England, Holland and Africa, and has completed […]

County to explore options for senior centers

April 24, 2021

Cortland County officials will be meeting with town and village leaders to discuss proposed plans for how senior centers may operate when they reopen, following a presentation Thursday at a meeting of a county Legislature […]

‘More and more frequent’

April 24, 2021

When Kevin Sharp began his career as the Tioga County coroner in the 1990s, opioid-related overdose deaths were rare. More than 20 years later, about 25% of all deaths investigated in Cortland County are related […]

Coronavirus briefs 4/24

April 24, 2021

Cortland County reports 14 new cases Cortland County reported 14 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Friday, the number of confirmed cases rising to 4,231. In all, 39 cases were reported in Cortland, Tompkins and […]

Longtime coroner retires

April 23, 2021

The position of county coroner demands one to be on-call, 24 hours a day, seven days a week unless scheduled otherwise, said Kevin Sharp, who recently resigned as Cortland County coroner. Sharp has missed birthdays […]

Legislature urged to install school bus cameras

April 23, 2021

The Marathon superintendent of schools urged the Cortland County Legislature to approve a plan Thursday night that would install cameras on school buses to catch, and fine, owners of vehicles that fail to halt for […]

Coronavirus briefs 4/23

April 23, 2021

Cortland County reports 5 new COVID cases Cortland County reported five new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, the number of confirmed cases rising to 4,217. In all, 34 cases were reported in Cortland, Tompkins […]

Revitalizing restaurants

April 22, 2021

When the pandemic first started in March 2020, there was a concern that A.J.’s Family Diner in Cortland wouldn’t be able to stay open, said general manager Baylee Lockwood. “From all diners, we wouldn’t be […]

Making sure the money counts

April 22, 2021

Members of the Cortland Common Council still await detailed guidelines for how they can spend the $1 million the city will receive in 2021 and 2022 but shared ideas Tuesday of potential uses including fixing […]

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