January 18, 2022

Homer budget plan raises spending 8.9%

January 13, 2022

A $3.7 million general fund budget in the village of Homer would increase spending 8.9% in 2022-23, but would increase the property tax levy only 0.5% and would decrease the property tax rate. The Homer […]

Towns to seek solidarity on solar proposal

January 11, 2022

Homer town officials plan to work with their counterparts in Cortlandville and Solon to develop a unified response to a proposed 90-megawatt solar farm that would extend among those towns. The Homer Town Board discussed […]

Waiting to see how it plays out

December 16, 2021

A crew from the Cortland city school district arrived Wednesday at the former Virgil Elementary School to remove a playground slide the morning after district residents rejected a proposal to sell the school to a […]

Wassail Party stirs memories

December 13, 2021

Visitors milled about the 1890 House Museum on Tompkins Street in Cortland during the annual Wassail Party on Saturday, and the setting had special meaning for Tabitha and Shawn Scoville of Cincinnatus, who were married […]

Events to spread Christmas spirit downtown

December 10, 2021

The halls were certainly decked at the 1890 House Museum on Tompkins Street in Cortland this week as volunteers prepared for the annual Wassail Party, one of several seasonal activities planned this weekend in the […]

Cortland approves $22.6M budget

December 8, 2021

The Cortland Common Council approved a $22.6 million budget for 2022 on Tuesday after rejecting a raise for the mayor from $25,000 to $30,000 but doubling the salary of council members to $10,000 each. The […]

Finding Homer Avenue funds

December 7, 2021

The city of Cortland plans to seek a $12 million federal loan to rebuild and improve Homer Avenue, but the ultimate plan is to obtain grants to fund any work, a city official and the […]

Pop-up event in Cortland puts focus on buying local

December 4, 2021

The lobby of the Experience Cortland office on Main Street in Cortland was transformed Friday into a marketplace and showcase for locally made products, including art, jewelry, desserts and beauty products during the first of […]

Hillside collapses in Harford

November 30, 2021

A hillside along the East Branch of Owego Creek gave way the day before Thanksgiving, sliding into the creek, filling it with soil and trees and causing a flood around homes on Route 221, neighbors […]

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