Opinion

A new drug court in Cortland City Court is aimed at pressing for treatment, rather than punishment, an effort so pressing that a judge is moving to begin work even before state funding is released …

To the Editor: I have reason to believe no one ought to support nor vote on the “Bath Salts Law,” also known as Local Law “M”, for these reasons:Passing a law to aid in …

Giving thanks

We’ll be spending all day tomorrow telling our loved ones how much we appreciate them, but today we want to thank you, our readers, for being a part of this community’s newspaper.It is …

A vacant property off South Pendleton Street stands as a reminder of both the city’s manufacturing glory days and lingering environmental troubles that some companies left behind.The property …

To the Editor:I was one of four poll inspectors who worked a rural voting site in Cortland County last week. It was a long and full day for us, as it likely was for the 100 plus others who …

Growing the beans

Our favorite contribution to a drive, bucket or container to supply a food pantry is dried beans. They’re a nutritious protein source. They require no refrigeration — which until recently …

To the Editor: It’s been nearly 40 years since the original New York State ‘Bottle Bill’ was passed; since then, roadside litter has been reduced by 70%, and in 2020 alone over …

Following the announcement last month of a major technology company setting up shop in Onondaga County, community leaders were quick to point out that we had opportunities to capitalize locally. …

The name sounds so innocuous: bath salts. As if they’re something you’d sprinkle in a warm tub. In reality, they’re a category of designer drugs that mimic the effects of LSD, PCP, …

To the Editor:Kudos to the Cortland Standard for its fine “Our Opinion” piece regarding PILOTs and solar projects, which was right on the mark. In contrast, Steve Furlin, in his most …

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