December 6, 2021

Nonprofits make pitches

October 20, 2021

Requests Monday and Tuesday from nonprofit groups for federal stimulus funding included building projects at a nature center, churches, the Cortland County junior fairgrounds, a downtown Cortland music venue and the Marathon Civic Center, and […]

Finding an ARP formula

October 16, 2021

Emily Roberts looked down Friday afternoon at Bella, a 1- or 2-year-old pitbull mix that had recently been picked up as a stray by the Cortland Community Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The […]

Project planning

August 6, 2021

Replacing sidewalks and refurbishing other parts of the city might be in Cortland’s future as Common Council members consider how to spend federal stimulus money. Following the signing of the American Rescue Plan in March, […]

County creates panel on $9M spending

June 25, 2021

The Cortland County Legislature created an advisory committee Thursday night of the chairs of all its standing committees to suggest ways the county can spend $9 million in federal money from the American Rescue Plan. […]

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 […]

Sidewalk fixes gain traction

April 8, 2021

Laura Eaton is a big proponent of Cortland using federal money the city received earlier this year to fix city sidewalks, especially considering her fall in October. Eaton, who walks with a cane and has […]

Curbing, repaving to resume

April 6, 2021

Work will resume this construction season to replace curbs and repave streets in Cortland after the pandemic put financial strains on the city and forced it to mostly hold those projects off, Cortland Mayor Brian […]

Optimism, caution over virus relief aid

March 12, 2021

Following the announcement this week of the passing of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, Cortland County officials expressed optimism, but also caution over federal funding they will receive and its uses. Cortland County will […]