January 20, 2022

Hochul reviews downtown revitalization progress

September 26, 2019

Lt Gov. Kathy Hochul strolled Wednesday down Main Street in Cortland as Mayor Brian Tobin updated her on a $10 million state investment in the urban core. Expect stakeholder meetings to begin within a couple […]

City DRI plans on track

September 14, 2019

Nearly two years have passed since Gov. Andrew Cuomo came to Cortland to announce that the city had won $10 million in state Downtown Revitalization Initiative funding. Since then, not much movement on the DRI […]

Clinton Avenue overhaul begins

July 10, 2019

Construction work began Tuesday on a $21 million project that will uproot and replace the infrastructure of the city’s east-west corridor along Clinton and Groton avenues between Pomeroy Street and Floral Avenue. “Today marks the […]

Work begins

October 25, 2018

Almost a year after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Cortland was receiving $10 million to reshape its downtown, a business owner and physical therapist has opened the first of the projects funded. Janine Franco opened Vine […]

Approved projects draw mixed reactions

July 13, 2018

Pete Hulsey drove into Cortland Thursday on Interstate 81. The architecture was stunning. So was the blight. Hulsey was in town from Atlanta to buy a Porsche from a private owner, and was eating lunch […]

State reveals final DRI list

July 12, 2018

The governor’s office announced Thursday afternoon the final list of 13 projects to receive a share of $10 million as part of Cortland’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative. The projects: • Create the Crown City Artworks Project […]

DRI list down to 26 projects

January 19, 2018

CORTLAND — A downtown movie theater, an entertainment venue in the former Mullen’s office supply store and a two-way Main Street are among 26 projects and $35.5 million in downtown investment seeking $10 million in […]

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