January 20, 2022

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 […]

BLM rallies in Cortland

August 3, 2020

New York doesn’t need to defund the police, and it doesn’t need to protect them, speakers said at a rally Saturday in Cortland. It needs to re-fund the police. “I know good police officers, but […]

BLM to counter sheriffs’ proposals in Cortland rally

July 31, 2020

Black Lives Matter plans a rally Saturday in Cortland in response to a recent news conference in Binghamton at which sheriffs’ agencies lobbied for protections for police officers, which organization leaders found offensive in light […]

Homer village to discuss Confederate flags

July 29, 2020

The Homer Village board will discuss in a future work session an ongoing issue between two Park Street neighbors, one with a Black Lives Matter flag and the other a Confederate battle flag. Mayor Darren […]

Great day for families: City opens playgrounds

June 17, 2020

City playgrounds are open today after a vote by the Cortland Common Council at its meeting Tuesday. “I know that the community, especially children and families, are anxious to get out on those playground surfaces,” […]

Group paints over graffiti in Cortland

June 15, 2020

Editor’s note: This story was updated to reflect more detail about the nature of the graffiti It was about two weeks ago that Douglas Withey, the owner of Cortland’s W2O Operator Training Group, LLC noticed […]

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