November 30, 2021

Cortland mayoral candidates debate

October 15, 2021

Going forward with the Parker Elementary School project, priorities for revitalizing downtown and reversing population decline were among the topics discussed during the Cortland mayoral debate Thursday between a Cortland councilperson and a local business […]

City tables Parker purchase

October 6, 2021

The Cortland Common Council tabled a vote Tuesday to buy the former Parker Elementary School following a discussion regarding absent councilpersons and the cost of the purchase for the city. The council voted, 6-0, to […]

Parker plan pondered

September 9, 2021

While the city of Cortland hasn’t taken any action on converting the former Parker Elementary School into an early childhood center since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cortland Common Council is mixed about […]

City looking to revive Parker project talks

July 27, 2021

Discussions among the city of Cortland, CAPCO and the YWCA of Cortland about converting the former Parker Elementary School into an early childhood learning center have resumed, although detailed conversations are still at least two […]

Virgil unlikely to buy school

February 25, 2021

With just weeks until an expected deadline to make a decision, Virgil’s deputy town supervisor said it’s unlikely the town will be able to buy the former Virgil Elementary School. “There are bond restrictions on […]

Parker school sale heads to district voters

May 30, 2020

The absentee ballots are in the mail. If you are a registered voter in the Cortland Enlarged City School District, you may have received one already. The school district’s budget is the main issue on […]

Parker task force pushes for vote on school

March 10, 2020

Proponents of converting the former Parker elementary school into a day care space are making a big final push to persuade voters to approve the sale of the building to the city of Cortland. This […]

Voters to decide Parker School’s future

February 22, 2020

Should the Cortland school board sell the former Parker Elementary School to the city of Cortland? That question now goes to voters during a special referendum from noon to 9 p.m. March 31 at the […]

City votes to buy former school

January 8, 2020

The Cortland Common Council voted Tuesday, 8-0, to buy the former Parker Elementary School from the Cortland Enlarged City School District. In order for the purchase to become final, the school district would also have […]

Lego club at library a chance for children to explore

January 6, 2020

The robot 9-year-old Eli Donlick helped program whizzed forward before knocking out a Lego man on a swingset and crashing into other structures during Saturday’s For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology Lego League […]

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