October 26, 2021

New stop signs going up on Valley View Drive

September 28, 2021

Flashing stop signs on Valley View Drive in Cortland will be installed either this week or next week, a city official said Monday. Nic Dovi, the superintendent for the Cortland Department of Public Works, said […]

Survey: Teens toking less

May 22, 2021

Marijuana use by students in seventh through 12th grades in Cortland County is declining, but professionals, educators and students don’t seem to know why. Fifty-one and a half percent of Cortland County students responding to […]

‘More and more frequent’

April 24, 2021

When Kevin Sharp began his career as the Tioga County coroner in the 1990s, opioid-related overdose deaths were rare. More than 20 years later, about 25% of all deaths investigated in Cortland County are related […]

Police see increase in domestic disputes

April 25, 2020

One of the simplest and most effective ways for Cortland police officers to defuse a domestic dispute was to have one of the parties go for a walk or stay at a friend’s house for […]

Police to ticket Otter Creek Place entry

March 12, 2020

DO NOT ENTER reads the flashing sign, indicating the demise of a popular crosstown shortcut. The sign went up Monday at Otter Creek Place and Groton Avenue, following the Feb. 3 passage of a local […]

SUNY moves to online classes for rest of semester

March 12, 2020

SUNY Cortland, Tompkins Cortland Community College and every campus in the SUNY system will move to online classes for the rest of the semester to reduce coronavirus spread. That leaves students concerned about the money […]

New fire protocols aimed at thwarting cancer

February 24, 2020

When Homer Fire Chief Mahlon Irish Jr. first joined the Homer Fire Department in 1974, there were no protocols for cleaning gear after fires. Forty years later, he was diagnosed with prostate cancer, which his […]

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