January 20, 2022

Coronavirus briefs 12/13

December 13, 2021

Tompkins County sees worst day yet The Tompkins County Health Department reported 344 new positive COVID-19 cases Sunday, the highest one-day tally since the start of the pandemic. Nine people were hospitalized. The health department […]

City tables Parker purchase

October 6, 2021

The Cortland Common Council tabled a vote Tuesday to buy the former Parker Elementary School following a discussion regarding absent councilpersons and the cost of the purchase for the city. The council voted, 6-0, to […]

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 plan pondered

September 9, 2021

While the city of Cortland hasn’t taken any action on converting the former Parker Elementary School into an early childhood center since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cortland Common Council is mixed about […]

Students get help as they prepare for school

August 17, 2021

Darris McDowell knows how important community support is for kids. It’s what helped keep him off the streets growing up in south Bronx and why he’s continuing his backpack drive Sunday. McDowell and other local […]

City looking to revive Parker project talks

July 27, 2021

Discussions among the city of Cortland, CAPCO and the YWCA of Cortland about converting the former Parker Elementary School into an early childhood learning center have resumed, although detailed conversations are still at least two […]

A different kind of summer

June 4, 2021

After a year of COVID-19 restrictions, online classes and time spent stuck at home, parents are registering their kids for summer camp to get some fresh air and have fun with their friends. Summer camps […]

When play is work

May 8, 2021

The kids playing Thursday morning at the YWCA’s Here We Grow day-care center in Cortland don’t know what it takes to let them play. What they know is that the play set is a sailing […]

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