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Cortland County gained 800 jobs in May from May 2023, rising to 19,100 jobs. State Department of Labor data released this week show modest but broad increases across a number of industries. …

The city of Cortland will distribute 97 more carbon dioxide and smoke detectors donated by Green Mountain Electric Supply of Cortland at an event at 9 a.m. Friday at the Homer Avenue business. …

DRYDEN — The deadline for military veterans to apply to earn free training in the semiconductor industry is July 1, Tompkins Cortland Community College announced Thursday. The 12-week …

Trinity Valley a century in the making

Trinity Valley dairy products result from decisions made over the past 100 years by an upstate New York family (now headed by Ken and Sue Poole; Branden and Rebekah Brown). Vision, ambition, …

Tax break approved for C’ville solar farm

A 32-acre solar farm in Cortlandville will get a $476,000 break on its property taxes, which the Cortland County Industrial Development Agency approved Monday in a big step to install the panels off …

Discount chain Ollie’s Bargain Outlet has announced it will open June 26 at its Riverside Plaza location, the company’s website says. Company officials could not be reached for …

Homer DRI: One project funded, the other pivoted

When the village of Homer sent its wishlist for the $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative to the state, two projects were listed at 41 James St. – one was funded, the other pulled. …

Business going well for microenterprise grant recipients

  Kellie Maher swung her 18-month-old, Kayson Ellis, at PlayD8 in McGraw – a smile on his face as his eyelids fluttered shut, relaxing into the fabric swing. Maher’s …

The Cortland Standard won an award over the weekend for opinion writing from the New York News Publishers Association. The prize, Distinguished Editorial Writing, was awarded for a collection of …

Development agency seeks to inventory developable sites

Sometimes, the first step is knowing what you have. That’s the approach that Cortland County’s Business Development Corp. and Industrial Development Agency began tackling earlier in …

Social media rumors about the closing of Hollywood Restaurant on Groton Avenue in Cortland caused some confusion Thursday, and they aren’t true. “The Hollywood Restaurant in Cortland …

DRYDEN – Tompkins Cortland Community College seeks employers to take part in the 2024 Manufacturing and Development Expo on Oct. 10. The event is part of the national Manufacturing Day …

Village of Homer awaits word on next steps for DRI

Village of Homer officials are ready to get the ball rolling on 11 projects totaling $22.36 million in investment. But first, they must wait for word from the state. “I’m waiting for …

Progress stalls on C’ville comprehensive plan

A comprehensive plan in Cortlandville, approved 2 ½ years ago, has been at a standstill for nearly 18 months, pending review by the town board, town officials said.l “We’re …

Dairy sweet trail over Cortland

One ice cream after another, and down the hatch it goes. Before you know it, you’ve made 11 stops. The stops venture throughout the Cortland County Ice Cream Trail from Experience …

Homer gets final DRI list

After years of pitching, planning and pruning a few dreams, the village got word Wednesday of the final 11 projects to share $10 million in state funding. Now the work begins. And while …

Moravia sees NY Forward list

MORAVIA – Moravia would improve its Main Street streetscape to support business and pedestrian activity. Transform the former Elmira Savings Bank building into a bar and restaurant. Redesign …

Unemployment in Cortland County rose to 4.1% in April as 100 more people were without jobs, but the labor force lost 500 workers. The state Department of Labor reported Tuesday that 900 of the …

Dryden plans hearing on cannabis drive-through

DRYDEN – Dryden residents will get the chance in June to voice their opinions on a special-use permit for a cannabis facility with a drive-through window. The hearing will be at 6:15 p.m. …

Digging in to elevate Cortland

Between a potential dog park in Homer, a 68-unit housing complex in Cortlandville and construction on Main Street in Cortland, greater Cortland area communities have made individual strides toward …

Employment remained steady in April in Cortland County — adding 100 jobs since 2023 — bringing the total number of jobs to 18,800, the state announced Thursday. Slight dips were …

IDA plans hearing on Route 215 solar field

The Cortland County Industrial Development Agency considering a proposal for a $12.7 million solar farm on Route 215 in Cortlandville plans shortly to schedule a public hearing to hear from residents …

Travel guide tries to illustrate entire county

Travel guide tries to illustrate entire county By LILY BYRNE Staff Reporter lbyrne@cortlandstandard.com Illustrating an entire county to people who may have never been there takes …

GROTON — The Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce will have a Community Conversation from 9 to 10:30 a.m. May 29 in Groton to discuss its NY Forward Grant, its first-in-the-county Pro-Housing …

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