October 20, 2021

City draws diverse candidates for council races

May 5, 2021

Two Black people, an LGBT advocate and an organizer of Cortland’s Back the Blue movement are among the 14 people who have declared their candidacies for Cortland’s Common Council. And if elected, they would make […]

Cortland to revisit street painting rules

March 25, 2021

As a seven-month postponement on street painting in Cortland is set to expire in April, city officials said they are open to creating new regulations. The Cortland Common Council voted, 5-3, during its Sept. 1 […]

BLM coordinator says her family was harassed

October 22, 2020

Melissa Kiser was out running errands Saturday when her phone blew up with calls from concerned neighbors, she said Wednesday. The neighbors told her people in three trucks sporting Back the Blue and Trump flags […]

Homer won’t fly flag in support of police

September 3, 2020

The town of Homer will not fly a flag in support of law enforcement, after town officials determined the town’s flag pole could not accommodate three flags at half-staff, should they need to be flown […]

‘Back the Blue’ mural delayed

September 2, 2020

The city of Cortland Common Council at Tuesday’s meeting voted, 5-3, to remove the Black Lives Matter mural at Court and Main streets and postpone any further street paintings until next April 1. Mayor Brian […]

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