October 21, 2021

Cole convicted of rape

July 24, 2020

A 59-year-old Cortland man was convicted late Friday afternoon of four felonies for raping, drugging and imprisoning a woman in his Cortland home on May 30, 2019. Raymond Cole Jr. was found guilty of first-degree […]

2 indicted on federal drugs, weapons charges

August 23, 2019

Two people arrested in February for having more than $158,000 in meth in Cortland County have been indicted on federal drugs and weapons charges. They are also suspects in a California murder, said Christine Ferraro, […]

‘Angels’ coming to Cortland

June 13, 2019

Lisa Hoeschele, the executive director of Family and Children’s Counseling Services, wiped her eyes before she reached down, grabbed a blue felt pen, leaned over the table and signed the memorandum of understanding. “It was […]

New bath salts give meth a run for its money

October 24, 2018

Molly is making a comeback. Not the popular 1980s and 1990s drug also known as Ecstasy, but rather a new form of “bath salts” marketed under the name “Molly,” according to the Cortland County Sheriff’s […]

Job seekers screened out

July 19, 2018

At least two Cortland County employers say they are being increasingly affected by drug use in Cortland County — in the form of job applicants who can’t pass their drug screening tests. Charlie Forkey has […]