November 26, 2021

City votes to buy former school

January 8, 2020

The Cortland Common Council voted Tuesday, 8-0, to buy the former Parker Elementary School from the Cortland Enlarged City School District. In order for the purchase to become final, the school district would also have […]

Road cleared for city to buy school

December 13, 2019

The future of the former Parker School could become more clear Tuesday, if the Cortland Common Council decides to move toward buying the building from the Cortland Enlarged School District for a nominal fee. The […]

Kids take to meditation

October 15, 2019

Raymond “Philip” Asaph was blown away by the McGraw Elementary School kids in his mindfulness class. “When I came here for the first session, you guys were so unbelievable,” he told them. “I taught you […]

Purchase of Parker by city broached

May 8, 2019

Here’s a possible future for the soon-to-be-closed Parker Elementary School on Madison Street in Cortland: as the home for youth programs run by three organizations, CAPCO, the YWCA and the Cortland Christian Academy. Under this […]

School, child care groups could share Parker school

November 23, 2018

Three child-care agencies and a church-based school agreed this week they could share a soon-to-be closed Cortland elementary school. However they still must run the numbers and create a business plan, perhaps by January, governing […]

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