January 23, 2022

Coronavirus briefs 1/7

January 7, 2022

Self-affirmation forms provided by county To ease the burden of a high volume of COVID-19 cases which can mean a delay of several days until a contact tracer calls about a positive test result — […]

Counties keep vaccinating

January 5, 2022

As greater Cortland area students returned to school this week after the holiday break, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized COVID-19 booster shots for children as young as 12 years old. Boosters are already […]

COVID remains front, center

January 3, 2022

Education changes, both local and national, created a new learning landscape in 2021 for students and educators navigating COVID ramifications, critical race theory, the sale of the Virgil school, drops in enrollment and the search […]

Homer project OK’d; Virgil sale falls

December 15, 2021

Voters in the Homer Central School District voted Tuesday to spend $24 million on capital improvements. However, Cortland Enlarged City School District voters decided against selling the former Virgil Elementary School. The proposal to sell […]

Parker School to receive $180K in ARP aid

October 1, 2021

The city of Cortland will vote on using nearly $200,000 to hire an architect to design plans to convert the former Parker School into a child care center, Cortland Mayor Brian Tobin said Thursday. Tobin […]

Ahead of the curve

September 14, 2021

Yellow school buses rumbled down Pendleton Street in Cortland on Monday, delivering kids home after a day of school. It’s a common sight during the school year, but districts across the country have struggled to […]

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 […]

Students get help as they prepare for school

August 17, 2021

Darris McDowell knows how important community support is for kids. It’s what helped keep him off the streets growing up in south Bronx and why he’s continuing his backpack drive Sunday. McDowell and other local […]

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