November 29, 2021

County, Homer village furlough workers

April 23, 2020

Cortland County will lay off up to 75 of its 600 employees from May 4 to July 31 to trim an expected $5 million deficit in this year’s budget, the county announced Thursday afternoon, as […]

Meetings go online in response to virus

March 25, 2020

Municipal meetings ain’t what they used to be, after Gov. Andrew Cuomo relaxed New York’s Open Meeting Law in response to the spreading COVID-19 pandemic. The result: More local boards are videoconferencing their meetings, while […]

Homer village enacts spending measures

March 25, 2020

The Homer Village Board will have a public hearing at 5 p.m. Monday to waive interest and penalties on property taxes. It is also enacting measures to save money, while helping village employees and residents […]

Homer OKs parking changes

February 12, 2020

Cathy Robinson paused Tuesday on Main Street in Homer before a three-minute errand inside the post office. “Every day, I see people parked right there, where there’s a no-parking sign,” she said, pointing down the […]

Route 11 project back on in Homer

November 14, 2019

The Homer Village Board will have a public hearing in December on whether it should seize a property via eminent domain along the Route 11 corridor to create a linear park along the Tioughnioga River. […]

Needle disposal drop-off locations considered

September 17, 2019

Cortland County health and police officials may create three needle drop-off locations to reduce the number of needles found in public spaces like parks and bathrooms and being flushed down drains. “It’s worth a shot,” […]