Reader's opinions

To the Editor: As head of the (College) Hill Neighborhood Association from the early 1990s through 2009, I was very involved in getting the zoning code’s definition of family — commonly known …

To the Editor: For several weeks we have seen articles, editorials and letters about the homeless people in the Cortland Free Library during the day. The library, as part of its mission (and also …

To the Editor: This letter is in response to Cortland Standard Publisher Evan Geibel’s piece in the Outlook 2024 section of the Feb. 17 paper. I wholeheartedly agree with Mr. Geibel’s …

To the Editor: How did the party of Reagan be ome the party of Putin?! The sight of Republicans supporting attacks against our allies by Putin is appalling, yet, there it is, proudly …

To the Editor: In her Feb. 27 diatribe about my recent letter concerning the library/homeless situation, Whitney Meeker condemns me for not taking “substantial action” to solve the …

To the Editor: The problem that some people do not like regarding the unhoused being in the Cortland Free Library might be solved by finding a site for a daytime warming center. Suggested …

To the Editor: I’m writing about Jim Weiss’s Feb. 22 letter to the editor. Jim, the comments in your letter mostly defy sensibility. You say it was uncomfortable for you to get to David …

To the Editor: The recent series on Cortland County’s early settlers and the Feb. 14 letter criticizing it are in agreement on one thing: Rhoda Beebe, one of the earliest settlers, has not …

Karla Alwes February and March, Black History and Women’s History months, respectively, are similar in many ways. Each month’s remembrance and celebration was originally shorter than a …

To the Editor: The Feb. 20 edition had two letters concerning the Cortland Free Library opening their doors to the homeless population of Cortland. Both letters were very negative about the …

To the Editor: Maybe this is a dumb idea but, there’s a lot of conversation going on about the homeless population in Cortland. Having gone to school in the building that’s now the County …

To the Editor: In my 40 year subscription to the Cortland Standard, I don’t recall any issue that has elicited such a rapid sequence of articles, editorials and letters as the homeless people …

To the Editor: I was heartened by the letters of support for the Cortland Free Library’s service to the entire community. I hope we can agree that criminalizing homelessness is not the answer …

To the Editor: Believe it or not, New York taxpayers have been paying for climate-related damages for decades. Last year taxpayers shelled out over $2 billion for cleanups from extreme …

To the Editor: Regarding the Cortland Standard’s Opinion of Feb. 7 concerning the homeless in the Cortland Free Library. We have love in our heart for all people, especially for those in …

To the Editor: People may disagree on how the Cortland Free Library is handling the increase in homeless people at its facility. People may disagree on whether the premise in the Cortland …

To the Editor: Mr. Schutt, Mr. Steve, for 30 years I went to OB/GYN and urology appointments at the medical buildings on Euclid Avenue. I also visited the surgeons in the buildings. The …

To the Editor: I know of at least three times that Secretary of Homeland Security Mayorkas was called before Congress. Each time he said, “Because of the surge in migrants he needed more …

To the Editor: I found the editorial in the Cortland Standard on February 7, regarding the Cortland Free Library, upsetting due to the condescension and jaded view expressed toward local …

To the Editor: In the recent (Feb. 3) article on Cortland County pioneers, the writer implies that the people responsible for Homer’s memorial boulder at Hooker Avenue and Main Street were …

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Lauren Mossotti-Kline It’s 7:50. My son is off to school after a hot shower and breakfast. I’m sitting in my warm room on a cold day under a soft blanket, with my iPad, researching what …

To the Editor: Managing Editor Todd McAdam went out of his way to not make too much of the Cortland Standard being named to the state Historic Business Preservation Registry, or the fact that …

To the Editor: There is no warming center during the day, Monday through Friday, in Cortland. A substantial foundation grant has been identified for such (easy application and viable hope for …

When we heard there was a shooting Jan. 29 on Homer Ave. in Cortland, we were alarmed and rushed out to check on it. Shootings are a rare occurrence in this relatively peaceful …

To the Editor: This is in response to recent article about the homeless and the Cortland Free Library, and the remarks made by Patricia Caufield. Ms. Caufield states, “I don’t know that …

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