October 24, 2021

Punkin Chunkin a smash

October 22, 2021

It all started with the promise of friendly competition — and ended with a pile of broken pumpkins. Engineers at manufacturing companies Voyant Beauty and Intertek Cortland are no strangers to unique projects, but building […]

Volunteers show they care

September 23, 2021

Fourteen people spread across a city lot at Clinton Avenue and River Street in Cortland, in front of an empty motel under renovation Wednesday morning, pulling weeds and spreading mulch. Several miles away in McGraw, […]

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 […]

New trail gains foothold

May 21, 2021

Bright orange traffic cones and detour signs line Clinton Avenue near Interstate 81’s Exit 11 in Cortland. Underneath is the beginning of what will eventually be a pedestrian path, letting bicyclists and walkers travel from […]

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 […]

Locals hope for environmental funds in NY budget

January 19, 2021

After being postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, Cortland County officials hope the $3 billion Restore Mother Nature Bond Act will be included in the state budget this year to provide funding for environmental and […]

Homer village working on river project

August 21, 2020

Karina Murphy has lived in Cortland since the mid-1990s. One of her favorite things to do in the summer is to launch canoes in the Tioughnioga River. However, there are few launch sites. She knows […]

Heading into neighborhoods

June 24, 2020

Jesse Abbott sat at one end of a folding table Tuesday morning between the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Marketplace Mall in Cortland, chatting with Tom Larson. They discussed sports, lacrosse in particular, and […]

Playgrounds begin reopening in Cortland County

June 20, 2020

Christy Stevens stood Friday at Beaudry Park in Cortland while her granddaughter Naya Lopez played with other children on the playground. “It’s a beautiful day in Cortland when the parks are open,” Stevens said. Playgrounds […]

I-81 work continues in Cortland

June 5, 2020

Drivers on Interstate 81 near Exit 11, the Cortland city exit, can expect traffic changes because of construction until at least the end of July, state officials said. The state Department of Transportation awarded a […]

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