September 28, 2021

Ahead of the curve

September 14, 2021

Yellow school buses rumbled down Pendleton Street in Cortland on Monday, delivering kids home after a day of school. It’s a common sight during the school year, but districts across the country have struggled to […]

Legislature urged to install school bus cameras

April 23, 2021

The Marathon superintendent of schools urged the Cortland County Legislature to approve a plan Thursday night that would install cameras on school buses to catch, and fine, owners of vehicles that fail to halt for […]

Students returning to classes full time

April 6, 2021

After a year largely spent in remote and hybrid learning, students in several greater Cortland area districts are returning to the classrooms full-time, although issues remain in some places over busing and social distancing. Marathon’s […]

Boil-water order remains in effect in Marathon

December 15, 2020

Residents of the village of Marathon should continue boiling their water at least through Wednesday, the mayor said Monday, after a water main broke in the village. “We are asking all village residents to conserve […]

Maple Fest on hold

March 25, 2020

Paige Parker could see the writing on the wall for the impending cancellation of the 50th Annual Central New York Maple Festival two weeks ago when the Marathon Central School District started sending out messages […]

Cortland, Marathon still on state ‘stress’ list

February 3, 2020

For the third consecutive year, the Cortland Enlarged City School District has made a state comptroller’s list of financially stressed school districts. The Marathon Central School District made the list for a second year, according […]

6 schools lose students over vaccination law

October 4, 2019

At least six greater Cortland area schools have lost students who lack vaccinations, and all of them — both public and parochial — that enroll unvaccinated students now face fines if they fail to comply […]