December 2, 2021

County weighs salary increases for managers

November 5, 2021

The county Legislature’s Government Operations Committee on Thursday backed 4% pay raises next year for county management, department heads and election commissioners, and according to a 2015 decision, themselves. Last month, the Legislature unanimously approved […]

Fiorentini: A jewel(er) from a bygone era

November 5, 2021

Dale Taylor was working at a shoe store on Main Street in Cortland in 1978 when he walked into the nearby Fiorentini Jewelers, hoping to buy an engagement ring from owner Louis Fiorentini, Sr. “I […]

Kin of slain man seeks funeral aid

November 5, 2021

The family of David Sears-Lopez, who died Wednesday of a stab wound following a fight on Maple Avenue in Cortland, is asking for help paying for his funeral and his Puerto Rican mother’s travel expenses. […]

Coronavirus briefs 11/5

November 5, 2021

1,200 appointments for child vaccines filled in Tompkins County All 1,200 available appointments to vaccinate children 5 to 11 planned by the Tompkins County Health Department have been filled, one day after the clinic was […]

Panel votes on ARP projects

November 4, 2021

After two months of listening to requests for money, an ad hoc committee of Cortland County officials is recommending more than a dozen projects to receive federal funding, part of the America Rescue Plan. The […]

Coronavirus briefs 11/4

November 4, 2021

Cortland County adds 22 new cases, 1 death Cortland County confirmed 22 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, and one death, bringing it to 6,466 cases. Tompkins and Cayuga counties reported 35 new cases Wednesday. […]

Man charged with murder in Cortland stabbing

November 3, 2021

A former McGraw resident was charged Wednesday with murder after his daughter’s former boyfriend was stabbed to death Tuesday night, Cortland police said. Harold John Young, 56, commonly known as John Young, was arraigned in […]

Half of Cortland’s Common Council new

November 3, 2021

Four new members of Cortland’s Common Council were elected Tuesday, joining incumbents Katie Silliman, William Carpenter, Troy Beckwith and Thomas J. Michales. Incumbents stepped down in four of the eight seats. In another, the incumbent […]

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