January 20, 2022

Undecking the halls

December 27, 2021

Merrymaking’s aftermath — the dry tree, the limp wreaths, the cardboard boxes, the tinsel everywhere — all need to find a permanent after-holiday home at the city composting facility, the recycling center or the county […]

Services set for switch

December 14, 2019

Cortland County Public Health Sanitarian Derek Green pointed to the 20,000-gallon petroleum tank at the county Highway Department complex as the Tioughnioga River rushed just several feet away. He’s checking for leaks; for appropriate signage; […]

Keeping deer herds in check

May 14, 2019

In Tom Rawinski’s opinion, the socalled “Crime of “43” was no crime at all. That alleged crime was the culling of deer herds, as advocated by renowned naturalist Aldo Leopold in Wisconsin in 1943. Today, […]

Hungry ticks are waiting for you

April 2, 2019

Experts are waiting for warm weather to begin tracking an insect no bigger than a pin head — the tick. Joellen Lampman of New York State Integrated Pest Management at Cornell University said different types […]

Dryden, Homer, Cortlandville consider LEDs

February 27, 2019

DRYDEN — The village of Dryden may install LED lighting in a project that could save more than $20,000 a year in electricity costs, Mayor Michael Murphy said. “We’ll be discussing it further, but I […]

Ash trees removed from park

February 6, 2019

The loud hum of heavy equipment and chainsaws buzzed Tuesday afternoon through Dwyer Park in Preble. A pile of cut branches, lay in part of park. Next to that lay about a half dozen logs. […]

What to do about all of those plastic bags?

January 21, 2019

Cortland County Legislator Paul Heider (R- Cuyler, Solon, Truxton) has delayed his plan to discuss banning single-use plastic bags in the county at the next Solid Waste Committee meeting because Gov. Andrew Cuomo is looking […]

Bringing Life to Brownfields

August 26, 2018

Contaminated sites known as brownfields dot the state — and much of the south and southeast sections of Cortland are filled with them. More sites in Cortland County have the potential of being designated as […]

Panel to discuss options for brownfields

August 26, 2018

A steering committee will meet next month to discuss a program to develop the 42 brownfields in a $585,000 program to clear the path for revitalizing the southeast portion of Cortland. Colleen Nelson, a project […]

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