October 18, 2021

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 […]

Police await surveys

February 17, 2021

Homer Village Police Chief Robert Pitman said Tuesday he is looking forward to the results of community surveys of the police department’s operation and suggestions to improve the agency. But his department has already gotten […]

Feelings mixed over proposed police reforms

February 6, 2021

After Tuesday’s public reveal of potential police reforms with the Cortland Police Department, members and people active with Cortland’s Black Lives Matter group shared mixed feelings. “To me, it (the reforms) just sounds like more […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

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