October 23, 2021

Policies pending

July 31, 2021

When it comes to whether 9-year-old Camden Drake, should receive the COVID- 19 vaccination, mother Amanda Conrad is turning to the professionals. “I’m a parent that when my doctor recommends it, then that’s what I […]

McGraw educator elected to national music post

March 11, 2021

For Michael Brownell, the director of vocal music for McGraw Middle and High School, music is vital in developing important life skills: collaborating, critical thinking and problem solving. “These are all important skills for furthering […]

Students feeling stressed

March 10, 2021

When schools like Homer Junior High School started using remote learning last year as the pandemic took a hold of the country, students were required to become more independent, said school psychologist Melissa Brown. That […]

Classes resume in county amid uncertainty, concerns

September 21, 2020

The Cortland Enlarged City School District has had every concern one could imagine about starting the school year, first-year Superintendent Robert Edwards said. Get all the protocols in place for in-person learners. Check on the […]

Regents canceled; options weighed

April 13, 2020

After the June Regents exam was canceled last week by the state Department of Education, school districts in the greater Cortland area have been discussing what comes next. “This was a difficult decision for Commissioner […]

Learning good habits

February 13, 2020

Ethan Westbrook placed his right hand on the climbing hold and then placed his left foot on the next hold of the climbing wall at the Cortland YMCA. “It was fun until I got to […]

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 […]