October 18, 2021

Status of REDC grants up in air

October 16, 2020

Although the state hasn’t announced it won’t award any grant funding through the Regional Economic Development Council for 2020, or whether there will be an announcement in 2021, officials are pessimistic. The greater Cortland area […]

Nonprofits face state funding cuts due to virus

August 20, 2020

Seven Valleys Health Coalition expects a 26% reduction in a state grant it receives every year, but Executive Director Jackie Leaf said the organization will continue the work it does normally. She hopes. “At this […]

SUNY rally backs more aid

March 4, 2020

When SUNY students leave school as much as $35,000 in debt, and sometimes choose between buying books and buying groceries, and when schools are cutting programs and staff to keep the students on campus — […]

County to survey housing

March 3, 2020

Arnie Prada has lived at his home on Arthur Avenue in Cortland for 42 years. Accommodations, like the installation of a stair lift in the more than 50-year-old house, ensure he can continue living there. […]

Lt. Gov. lobbies for budget plan at SUNY

February 6, 2020

Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul said Wednesday the revitalization of downtown Cortland is bringing about a new spirit of optimism for the city and helping to keep young residents from leaving. “When I was growing up, […]

Coffee Mania, Intertek get state workforce grants

January 24, 2020

Coffee Mania baristas Kate Smith, Brittany Button and Jessica Burhans moved around the tight building, grabbing cups, pouring coffee all while communicating what orders needed to be made for the drivers on the other side […]

Cortland area gets $4.8M in REDC grants

December 20, 2019

The greater Cortland area received nearly $4.8 million in state aid Thursday, ranging from $870,000 to renovate the manufacturing facility of the Marathon Boat Group and eventually add dozens of jobs to money to help […]

City fails to receive $290K in state funding

December 19, 2019

Cortland has had a downtown beat cop for three years, made possible by about $200,000 in state funding that the city received each year. But this year, that money — SUNY Impact Aid — didn’t […]

Health centers in good shape

December 6, 2019

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is urging Congress to approve funding for community health centers, however, those in the Cortland County area will see little to no loss if the funding disappears, health officials said. “Any impact […]

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