December 2, 2021

Dying trees removed

April 18, 2019

Driving down Church Street, people will notice a line of tree stumps poking up through the grass along the median in the road. Until Wednesday, pine trees stood where the stumps are. Kathie Wilcox woke […]

County OKs $600K more for jail boarding

April 17, 2019

After almost four months of boarding inmates out of the Cortland County Jail following extensive storm damage, jail administration approached county lawmakers Tuesday for further boarding out funds — a total of $600,000. “That’ll take […]

Plan to foil milfoil

April 13, 2019

If everything goes according to plan, then one invasive species at Little York Lake could get a hefty dose of herbicides by this summer. The Little York Preservation Society has spent almost a decade dealing […]

A creepy lesson

April 9, 2019

Forrest Earl sat at Lime Hollow Nature Center one day when he noticed a tick crawling around the rim of his coffee cup. Earl, president of the board of directors at Lime Hollow, suggested to […]

Stocking the environment

April 6, 2019

Bruce Ryan spent a portion of his morning cleaning a large blue tank. It was a fish tank. Ryan, a fish culturist, works for the state Department of Environmental Conservation at the South Otselic Fish […]

City PBA gets pact

April 3, 2019

The Cortland Common Council approved allocating $50,000 for retroactive raises for 2018 and 2019 following police contract settlements last week. “We signed the final copy this past Friday,” said Police Officer Jeff Fitts, the union […]

Hungry ticks are waiting for you

April 2, 2019

Experts are waiting for warm weather to begin tracking an insect no bigger than a pin head — the tick. Joellen Lampman of New York State Integrated Pest Management at Cornell University said different types […]

No ‘once upon a time’

March 30, 2019

Ask a table-full of Vietnam veterans what they tell kids about their experience in one of the most-protracted, controversial combat environments in U.S. history. Dead silence. “A fairy tale starts out once upon a time,” […]

Jail repair bill rises by $208K

March 28, 2019

Cortland County added around $208,000 in new repairs to the $700,000 already budgeted for the Cortland County Jail, after committee approval Wednesday. Legislators on the Judiciary and Public Safety Committee and Buildings and Grounds Committee […]

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