October 26, 2021

Diving into retirement

July 14, 2021

Cortland Police Officer Jesse Abbott grew up as a child swimming at Wickwire Pool in Cortland. On Tuesday, after a child counted down “three, two, one,” Abbott and Police Chief Paul Sandy ran and leapt […]

Swimmer’s toe arising

June 30, 2021

As near-record heat rolled through Cortland on Monday — and humidity sent the heat index past 94 degrees — kids developed almost papercut-like cuts at Wickwire Pool in Cortland, but the issue is neither new […]

Back to the beach

June 25, 2021

Five-year-old Cora Mackey was unfazed by the strong winds Thursday as she built a sandcastle at the Yaman Park beach in Cortland. It was the first time she had been to the beach, said Kaylie […]

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 […]

Wickwire work winds down

April 16, 2021

Renovations to the pool house at the Wickwire Pool in Cortland will be completed by the June 26 opening day, Cortland Youth Bureau Director John McNerney said Thursday. The $682,000 project, of which $407,000 is […]

City sports programs take big hit

April 17, 2020

The fallout out is continuing from the COVID-19 virus and it has taken direct aim at many of the programs that run through the Cortland Youth Bureau. The Youth Bureau announced Wednesday that with the […]