November 30, 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 […]

Homer sketches plan for $10M DRI grant

July 15, 2021

Homer village board member Ed Finkbeiner looks at a block of century-old buildings along the east side of Main Street and sees not only the village’s past, but its future. Two years after the village […]

Main Street redesign planning on track

March 24, 2021

Planning and designs for work on Main Street in Cortland under the $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative is almost fully complete, but no timeframe for construction has been set, city officials said Tuesday. The roughly […]

Chamber move on hold again

January 12, 2021

The Cortland County Chamber of Commerce is now looking at a March 1 move in date to its new Main Street, Cortland location after having to postpone the day again because work is still expected […]

DRI project still on hold

October 31, 2020

Cortland officials said Friday the work restructuring and rebuilding Main Street may still be a year or two away. The $5 million project, announced in 2017, under the city’s $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative, would: […]

More funds awarded for downtown revitalization

October 13, 2020

Cortland’s downtown is on the way to be a top place to live, work and have fun with the allocation of $540,000 from the city’s $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative, said Garry VanGorder, the executive […]

A home accessible to anyone

September 19, 2020

Most of the homes in Cortland County were built in the 1940s and 1950s, according to Aaron Baier, the executive director of Access to Independence of Cortland County Inc. Dawn Hapgood’s house on Cortland’s Huntington […]

Campaign launched to support local businesses

July 10, 2020

As businesses start to reopen in Phase Four of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s reopening phases, they will be looking to get back business they have lost because of the coronavirus pandemic, Cortland Mayor Brian Tobin said. […]

Road project on hold

March 3, 2020

Cortland officials initially thought work would begin on Main Street this summer. But that’s not going to happen. The timeline for the $5 million overhaul of Main Street — the centerpiece of the state-funded $10-million […]

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