January 26, 2022

Electricity from effluent

January 21, 2022

Four years ago, the city of Cortland spent $145,000 a year on electricity for its wastewater treatment plant. Today, utilities will pay Cortland for the electricity that plant generates. Methane captured from the effluent the […]

Looking back at Cortland

October 18, 2021

Huddled under umbrellas, a half-dozen people listened closely as City of Cortland Historian Kate O’Connell shouted to be heard over the sound of pouring rain and Main Street traffic. The weather may not have been […]

Parker plan pondered

September 9, 2021

While the city of Cortland hasn’t taken any action on converting the former Parker Elementary School into an early childhood center since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cortland Common Council is mixed about […]

Santa is still coming to town

December 2, 2020

Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus, right down Santa Claus Lane…or the streets of Dryden and Cortland. That is, with a little help from local fire departments and municipalities, who are finding ways […]

City of Cortland holds 2nd police forum

December 1, 2020

Body cameras and ways to respond to people with mental or other health issues were once again topics of conversation for the Cortland City Police Department during its second public forum Monday on police policy […]

2 more die of opioid overdose in Cortland

September 29, 2020

Two more people in the city of Cortland have died of an overdose in the last 10 days, bringing the number of overdose deaths to 20 in Cortland County this year, according to city police […]

New drug causes 1 death

September 18, 2020

A rise in drug overdose calls over the last month and the confirmation of a new synthetic opioid causing one overdose death has city police officials concerned. “There’s a very dangerous substance making its way […]

Cortland to limit gatherings to 25 people

August 5, 2020

The city of Cortland will restrict public gatherings to no more than 25 people from Aug. 27 to Sept. 16 under an executive order Cortland City Council supported Tuesday night. Although it’s an executive order, […]

City says no to bid for property

August 5, 2020

The city of Cortland Common Council rejected a $60,000 bid Tuesday for a long-vacant parcel of land at 119 Pendleton St., deciding to re-start the process, delaying a company’s plan to expand. The vote was […]