December 2, 2021

Parker School to receive $180K in ARP aid

October 1, 2021

The city of Cortland will vote on using nearly $200,000 to hire an architect to design plans to convert the former Parker School into a child care center, Cortland Mayor Brian Tobin said Thursday. Tobin […]

Parker project on hold

November 3, 2020

The city of Cortland’s plan to buy the former Parker School on Madison Street and turn it into an early child-care center have been put on hold as the city and the two non-profits who […]

Summer meals to continue

July 7, 2020

School districts in the greater Cortland area will continue to run drive-through, grab-and-go summer meal distribution locations until the end of August. The Cortland Enlarged City School District has seven locations, while Dryden, Cincinnatus, Groton, […]

Parker school future up to voters

June 6, 2020

The question whether the Cortland Enlarged City School District should sell the former Parker Elementary School is now up to registered voters whose ballots are due Tuesday on the sale, as well as the district’s […]

Motion to sell Parker school delayed

January 15, 2020

The Cortland school board tabled a motion Tuesday to sell the former Parker Elementary School — and a public referendum on the matter — to give the city of Cortland time to complete an environmental […]

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 […]

Council requests formal Parker proposal

June 19, 2019

Cortland’s common council voted, 7-0, Tuesday night to direct the Parker School Task Force to submit a formal proposal regarding the future of the soon-to-close Parker school, even though one of the three groups expected […]

Parker plan offered; June council vote possible

May 23, 2019

Cortland’s Common Council may vote next month to buy the soon-to-close Parker Elementary School for $91, said organizers of a plan to use the facility for two child-care groups and a Christian school at a […]

Parker task force to meet May 22

May 7, 2019

A task force aimed at finding a use for a soon-to-be vacant city elementary school will host a public meeting later this month to share ideas. In 2018, the Cortland Enlarged City School District voted […]