November 30, 2021

Survey targets local food waste

November 24, 2021

Seven Valleys Health Coalition has launched an online survey to learn more about food waste throughout Cortland County and will use the responses to decide how to approach change through its food rescue program. Program […]

Sights set on Saturday

November 18, 2021

The big-game hunters this year will be younger, brighter and earlier as deer season begins, thanks in part to new rules on hunters heading to the woods. Saturday morning, nearly 600,000 licensed big game hunters […]

Transformation takes shape

September 16, 2021

NILES — Carpenter Falls Unique Area will be closed to the public until next summer while it undergoes renovations to improve accessibility, including new trails and a boardwalk. The state’s Department of Environmental Conservation began […]

Weary of the woodchucks

August 24, 2021

It was a little over a month ago when Angela Wilde walked out into her driveway in Cortland and saw a family of woodchucks hanging out near a neighbor’s trash can. Shocked at the sight […]

DEC says expansion of mine requires more study

May 28, 2021

A state agency has reconsidered its support for a South Cortland mine expansion project and will require a more in-depth review. The state Department of Environmental Conservation sent a letter announcing its decision Wednesday to […]

Freeville looks to reduce phosphorus in water

May 6, 2021

FREEVILLE — Freeville’s sewage treatment facility would need to change its phosphorus treatment plant to one based on chemicals, rather than a biological system, to meet state water quality goals for Cayuga Lake. That’s not […]

Bridge work awaits OK

March 26, 2021

DRYDEN — Dryden Mayor Michael Murphy plans to rehabilitate a bridge on Lewis Street responsible for downtown flooding. The project, approved by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is pending approval from the state Department […]

Burn ban set to take effect

March 15, 2021

Open burning and brush fires will be banned Tuesday in New York state as the risk of wildfire increases — a restriction the state Department of Environmental Conservation implements annually. Brush, grass and forest fires […]

Crafting a final legacy

November 8, 2020

John Plunkett said the wooden urns he makes are like little cabinets. “It’s just what you’d do to build a kitchen cupboard,” he said, showing a cross section of a model in his outdoor shop. […]

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