January 23, 2022

Homer budget plan raises spending 8.9%

January 13, 2022

A $3.7 million general fund budget in the village of Homer would increase spending 8.9% in 2022-23, but would increase the property tax levy only 0.5% and would decrease the property tax rate. The Homer […]

Homer approves syringe exchange program

September 16, 2021

Details are still being worked out, but the village of Homer will soon allow a needle-exchange program to help prevent the spread of disease through shared needles, reduce the number of syringes on the ground […]

Cortland ceremony honors victims of 9/11 attacks

September 13, 2021

Dressed in a toddler-sized firefighter costume, complete with a hat and his name on the coat, 2-year-old Huxley Reynolds joined members of the Cortland Fire Department Saturday at Courthouse Park in Cortland to honor the […]

9/11: 20 years later

September 8, 2021

Almost 20 years since the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Cortland Police Chief Paul Sandy remains a bit emotional. “It brings up some horrific memories of the newscasts that were going on that day and […]

‘No construction yet’

September 2, 2021

When the village of Homer began planning to build a bus shelter at 53 Main St., the project was to be completed by the end of the summer. Now, delays are making it unclear whether […]

Ready to jump right in

June 2, 2021

The end of the school year is only a few weeks away, and the next stop is summer vacation. Cortland County has a variety of youth programs and events planned this summer to entertain children […]

Park plan taking shape

February 22, 2021

Village of Homer leaders expect to get advice Tuesday on how to proceed with demolition of three properties it has acquired on Route 11 to make way for the first stage of a riverfront park. […]

Homer delays taking over trash pickup

January 4, 2021

The village of Homer will delay another year on taking on garbage collection for its residents. “We are going to hold off for another season and continue to research and plan so that if or […]

Homer in need of estimates on church

November 25, 2020

Work has stalled on repairing the roof to the Little White Church on Homer’s village green because few people are willing to do estimates for the work on the 188-year-old structure. “There are a few […]

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