October 23, 2021

Cortland mayoral candidates debate

October 15, 2021

Going forward with the Parker Elementary School project, priorities for revitalizing downtown and reversing population decline were among the topics discussed during the Cortland mayoral debate Thursday between a Cortland councilperson and a local business […]

Council needs feedback to decide on trash contract

September 29, 2021

Cortland’s decision on whether to extend its trash and recycling collection contract or seek a new service provider will rest on what residents tell their Common Council members, Mayor Brian Tobin said Tuesday. “At this […]

City faulted for $135K in benefits, vacation time

August 31, 2021

Eleven years after the state Comptroller’s Office criticized the city of Cortland for inadequate oversight of vacation and leave time — spending about $150,000 without council approval — the state again criticized the city for […]

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, […]

Byrne Dairy dispute

July 2, 2021

A proposed Byrne Dairy convenience store and gas station on Port Watson Street in Cortland would need a supermajority of votes in the city planning commission, zoning board of appeals and Common Council if it […]

PorchFest to return in August

June 16, 2021

Cortland’s PorchFest music festival, bringing live acts to the city’s north side, will return to the streets this year, following the city’s Common Council approving the event Tuesday. The event, in years past, had musicians […]

Dovi takes reins at DPW

May 21, 2021

Nic Dovi, the new superintendent of Cortland’s department of public works, said Thursday the city faces a lot of upcoming projects. There’s water main replacement work on Washington and North Greenbush streets, sanitary, sewer and […]

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 […]

Cleanups coming to communities this spring

April 17, 2021

As spring comes around, municipalities are planning events and services to help Cortland County residents clean up their homes and other areas. Cortland will have a community cleanup day this year after holding off in […]

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