November 30, 2021

County weighs salary increases for managers

November 5, 2021

The county Legislature’s Government Operations Committee on Thursday backed 4% pay raises next year for county management, department heads and election commissioners, and according to a 2015 decision, themselves. Last month, the Legislature unanimously approved […]

Changing their minds?

October 29, 2021

A committee of the Cortland County Legislature will meet Tuesday to reconsider a plan to create a special taxing district to maintain Little York Lake following opposition at a public hearing earlier this week. Legislator […]

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 […]

A dream for Dwyer

September 4, 2021

Walking along Little York Lake, it may be hard to imagine a gazebo once sat right on the water, where you’d be greeted by the sounds of families picnicking, children playing and music flowing from […]

County creates panel on $9M spending

June 25, 2021

The Cortland County Legislature created an advisory committee Thursday night of the chairs of all its standing committees to suggest ways the county can spend $9 million in federal money from the American Rescue Plan. […]

Proposal would ban guns on county property

June 9, 2021

Cortland County legislators amended a proposal Tuesday to ban weapons from county property — allowing no exemptions to the policy it eventually adopts — but stopped short of moving the policy to the full Legislature. […]

County attorney to retire

May 1, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has made people ask themselves what are the most important things in their lives, said Cortland County Attorney Karen Howe. Howe is no exception. “You realize there’s more than work to life,” […]

Longtime coroner retires

April 23, 2021

The position of county coroner demands one to be on-call, 24 hours a day, seven days a week unless scheduled otherwise, said Kevin Sharp, who recently resigned as Cortland County coroner. Sharp has missed birthdays […]

Legislature urged to install school bus cameras

April 23, 2021

The Marathon superintendent of schools urged the Cortland County Legislature to approve a plan Thursday night that would install cameras on school buses to catch, and fine, owners of vehicles that fail to halt for […]

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