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Sheriff’s Office Investigating Burglary at Dunkin’ Donuts – Requesting Public Assistance
An investigation is being conducted by the Cortland County Sheriff’s Office of a burglary that has taken place at Dunkin Donuts in the Town of Cortlandville. The Sheriff’s says the burglary took place between November 10th and 11th. The suspect, pictured below, is seen wearing a red mask...
Authorities in Cortlandville look to ID coffee shop burglar
ITHACA, N.Y. (WHCU) – Investigators in Cortland County are asking for help identifying a suspect in a burglary. Authorities say the masked individual pictured below broke into the Cortlandville Dunkin Donuts between November 10 and 11 and stole cash. Anyone who recognizes the person or has information relevant to the investigation is asked to contact the Cortland County Sheriff’s Office at (607)-758-5548.
Cortland Man Flees Car Accident – Found Driving Drunk and Without License
A little before 6 o’clock in the evening on Friday, November 24th, officers from the Cortland County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motor vehicle accident in the area of Fairview Drive in Cortlandville. Responding officers learned the vehicle that caused the accident had also fled the scene. That...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in cortland, NY
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of cortland..
Cortland County legislators look to rescind resolution in special meeting
CORTLAND, N.Y. (WHCU) — The Cortland County Legislature will hold a special meeting today. Legislators will consider rescinding a resolution approved in August about a new healthcare plan for retired county employees. Legislative Chair Kevin Fitch says litigation has delayed getting timely information out to the retired workers. The...
Another Building on Main Street Looks to Upgrade Exterior
During the City of Cortland Planning Commission meeting yesterday evening at City Hall, plans to renovate the exterior of another Main Street building were presented. The address of the building is 77-79 Main Street. Co-owner of the property, Keith Fox was present to give a brief description of the project. The building will completely renovate one of the storefronts on the property which currently has the vintage clothing store, Lot 1 Vintage. The plans show the removal of the brick and installation of larger glass windows (similar to the storefront next door). The project also calls for a paint job for the entire building, and new exterior lighting. Work will also include new signage for the tenants and three condensers in the rear of the building.
Cortland's Trio of Temptation: 3 Must-Visit Bakeries
In this article, we're exploring three outstanding bakeries in Cortland. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? We'd love to hear about your experiences! Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Homer to purchase new police car, security system
HOMER, N.Y. (WHCU) — Authorities in Homer will benefit from upgrades. The police department is getting a new vehicle. The fire station is also getting a door security system. Village trustees approved both purchases on Tuesday. In other Cortland County news, the mayor of Cortland is zeroing in on...
C-ville Planning Board Split on Racker Property Decision
During the Town of Cortlandville Planning Board meeting, the planning board was given the opportunity to either support or oppose a recommendation for a change of use of a land parcel located in the Walden Oaks neighborhood in the Town of Cortlandville. Bruce Weber, the Town of Cortlandville Planning and...
Cortland Weather Outlook: Wednesday, November 29
FUNFLICKS BRINGS THE DRIVE-IN TO YOU. CLICK THE IMAGE BELOW!!. Your Cortland County weather forecast for Wednesday, November 29, 2023:. Southwest winds will take hold today, but temperatures will not be much warmer, yet. A few flurries will be possible this morning as lake effect snow swings from south to...
Visit New York’s Massive Six-Story Treehouse
Did you have a treehouse in your backyard when you were a kid? If you did it was probably just one story. That's pretty typical for a treehouse but not at one nature center in Upstate New York. You can see for yourself as it is not that far away.
Food Bank of Central New York Offering Mobile Food Pantry & Fresh Food Distribution in Cortland County
The Food Bank of Central New York, a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to eliminate hunger, has announced a mobile food pantry and a fresh food distribution in Cortland County this week. Beginning at 3pm this afternoon at the Preble Calvary Church located at 6753 Route 281 in Preble, will...
Retired Cortland County employees sue over health insurance change
Nearly 200 retired Cortland County workers are suing over plans to change their retirement health insurance from a traditional Medicare plan to a privately-run Medicare Advantage plan. Cortland County currently offers retirees secondary health insurance to supplement their regular Medicare benefits. Medicare pays for most but not all of retirees’...
Village Taqueria owner happy with new location
DRYDEN, N.Y. (WHCU) — A restaurant in Dryden is adjusting to a new spot. Village Taqueria recently moved from East Main Street to North Street. Owner Andrew Sutton tells WHCU the previous building was too small. “The original spot was only enough space to seat about 18, and parking...
Livestock escape auction house in Tompkins County; area schools on alert
Local schools in and around Dryden are taking precautions on Tuesday after reports of one bull and three cows escaped from the local auction house over the holiday break.
Upstate NY cop who survived shooting named new Ithaca police chief
An Upstate New York cop who survived a shooting on the job more than a decade ago has been named Ithaca’s new police chief. The City of Ithaca announced Monday that Thomas Kelly, a lieutenant in the Schenectady Police Department, will take over as chief of the Ithaca Police Department on Dec. 18. The appointment is contingent on the city council’s Dec. 6 vote after interviewing two finalists for the position and considering input from the department, the search committee, and community members.
Coffee With a Cop This Friday in City of Cortland
Another Coffee with a Cop will take place this Friday, December 1st, from 9am to 11am with officers from the City of Cortland Police Department at Common Grounds located at 165 Main Street (Crescent Commons Building). Residents are welcome to attend and have a conversation with officers while enjoying a...
Santa And The City of Cortland Fire Department To Make Special Visits at Homes
The City of Cortland Fire Department and the man in red himself, Santa, will be making special visits to houses that are registered in the City of Cortland on Sunday, December 17th. The Cortland Youth Bureau says registration for the event will begin this Friday, December at 9am, and also...
A city problem threatens the County
Looking forward to 2024, there are a number of issues facing the City of Ithaca that will have consequences for the rest of the county. At the recent meeting of the Ithaca Community Police Board, Acting Chief Ted Schwartz fielded a number of questions from board members relating to the state of the department and conditions at the Arthaus apartments in Ithaca’s West End and the new Marketview Apartments across from Aldi Grocery. Both locations have become the site of frequent calls for police and first responder assistance. It was remarked that these buildings amount to “The Jungle” with a roof on them.
Echoes of Valor: Cortlandville's Civil War Legacy
Cortlandville, a serene town in the heart of New York, is steeped in history, bearing a significant connection to the Civil War. The Cortland Rural Cemetery, a somber and historic site, serves as a resting place for many veterans of the tumultuous conflict. This sacred ground echoes with the valor of the 76th New York Volunteer Infantry, a regiment that sustained heavy casualties, including the loss of its brave commander, Major Andrew J. Grover, at Gettysburg. The cemetery's graves stand as a testament to the town's deep involvement in a war that defined the nation.