January 22, 2022

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 […]

County seeks to dispense 1,600 vaccine doses

March 25, 2021

After receiving 1,600 doses of COVID-19 vaccine this week — the greatest amount it has yet received Cortland plans the second of two major vaccination clinics Friday. The first was Wednesday; the second will be […]

C’ville adds allies in mine expansion fight

February 18, 2021

The Cortlandville Town Board continued its opposition to a proposed mine expansion, with new allies, after it filed letters Wednesday and sent to the state Department of Environmental Conservation showing the town and other municipalities’ […]

County joins C’ville mining fight

January 29, 2021

The Cortland County Legislature is following Cortlandville’s lead to fight Cortlandville Stone and Gravel’s planned mine expansion — a battle that has been reinvigorated after the Department of Environmental Conservation announced it found no potential […]

High school sports are back — we think

January 26, 2021

Hallelujah. …Right? The NYSPHSAA has announced that high-risk winter sports — basketball, hockey, wrestling can begin Feb. 1, eliciting a huge sigh of relief for athletes, coaches, athletic directors, parents, fans and, yes, sports journalists. […]

Legislators get committee assignments

January 13, 2021

Cortland County’s response to COVID remains the goal of many legislators this year, but with some new — and some continuing — committee assignments, legislators are looking to discuss a number of other actions they […]

Legislator: We’re being shut out on virus

January 13, 2021

Cortland County residents are asking a multitude of questions regarding the coronavirus pandemic, but the legislators who represent them are being told not to talk to county health officials to find answers. Legislator Joe Nauseef […]

Cortland mayor tests positive, warns others

December 31, 2020

Cortland Mayor Brian Tobin has contracted COVID-19, but said Wednesday he feels fine and displays no symptoms following the positive test Tuesday. Tobin, 49, said he was exposed to someone he was working with last […]

Cortland County raising tipping fee July 2021

November 20, 2020

Cortland County residents will pay $5 more per ton — either directly or through their haulers — to dump their trash at the county’s landfill beginning July 1. The Cortland County Legislature on Thursday voted, […]

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