101 Dalmatians
April 11-12, 101 Dalmatians
Friday 7 pm, Saturday 12 noon and 3 pm, Homer Center for the Arts, 72 S. Main St., Homer. For more information call William Locke at (607) 295-7955.




Cortland YWCA

April 10, "I Survived" by Sayeh Rivazfar

11:30 am, YWCA 14 Clayton Avenue, Cortland Multi Purpose Room. YWCA, Aid to Victims of Violence presents a free community awareness event to support National Crime Victims' Rights Week ( April 6-12). Sayeh Rivazfar, a state trooper in Rochester, NY is a survivor of a brutal attack from her mother's boyfriend. Rivazfar and her sister Sara (6 years old) were abducted, taken to a wooded area where the attacker repeatedly raped Rivazfar and slit her throat, leaving her for dead. The attacker then turned to her sister Sara who was not as fortunate to survive. Trooper Rivazfar has dedicated her life as a First Responder, impacting the lives of victims significantly. Food will be provided. This program may contain graphic audio and video. For more information call 607-753-9651 or e-mail kelly@cortlandywca.org.

League of Women Voters

April 10, Fixes Needed to NYS Common Core & Testing

5-6 pm, Sperry Ctr. 104, SUNY Cortland. Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton will discuss proposed legislation to address concerns of parents and teachers regarding current education reform efforts. Free and open to the public. For more information call (607) 753-1329, e-mail mary.beilby@gmail.com or visit LWVCortland.org.

United Presbyterian Church

April 11-12, The Skin of Our Teeth

7:30 pm, 25 Church Street. United Presbyterian Church’s Trope Troupe invites you to Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer-winning play "The Skin of Our Teeth." Fully accessible facility. Refreshments after the Friday night performance. (Is it apocalyptic, or just zany good fun?) FREE show. For more information call 607-756-5689, e-mail pifry48@frontier.com or visit www.unitedpresbyterian.net.

SUNY Cortland

April 11-13, Candide

Friday and Saturday 8 pm, Sunday 2 pm, Brown Auditorium, Old Main, SUNY Cortland. Doors open a half hour prior to show time. Based on the novella of the same name by Voltaire, which was published secretly in 1759, “Candide” first was performed on Broadway in 1956. Both the 18th century novella and the 20th century operetta enjoyed great success as well as great scandal. The story contains religious blasphemy, political sedition, mixed with intellectual hostility, all hidden under a thin veil of naiveté. Tickets at The Bling Store, 101 Main St. or at the door. Admission is $18 for the general public, $15 for senior citizens and SUNY staff, and $8 for all students. For more information, visit the Performing Arts Department or call 607-753-2811.

Egg Hunt

April 12, Egg Hunt at Beaudry Park

10 am, Beaudry Park. Any youth up to and including the age of 10 are welcome to join in the hunt. Beaudry Park will be split into sections for children in different age groups. Approximately 3,500 eggs will be filled with candy and tickets redeemable for prizes. There will also be a grand prize egg in each section to be redeemed for a new scooter or bike! Hunters should bring their own baskets. Visit the Easter Buny, have your face painted, and enjoy the pony rides and entertainment. This event is co-sponsored by the YMCA and CAPCO. Raindate: Sunday, April 13th at 2 pm.


April 12, Kidsville - Adventures in Art!

10 am - 1 pm, County Office Building Gym 60 Central Ave. Celebrate the Week of the Young Child at Kidsville with the theme: Adventures in Art! Kidsville is the place where Cortland County comes together with hands-on fun and information for young children and their families. This FREE children's fair is sponsored by the Child Development Council. Call 753-0106 for more information. For more information call 753-0106 or e-mail mary@cortlandchildcare.org.

Cortland Youth Bureau

April 12, Prom Closet Giveaway

9 am - 12 noon, Cortland Youth Center, 35 Port Watson St. FREE prom and semi dresses, formal shoes, purses, jewelry. If you are unable to attend giveaway, call for an appointment. Alterations available for a donation. Bring your student ID. For more information contact Erica at 607-753-3021 x26 or erica@cortland.org.

JM McDonald Sports Complex

April 12, Sneaker Ball 70's Disco Party

6 pm, J.M. McDonald Sports Complex, Fairgrounds Dr. This entertaining party was created to give our adult patrons a night out with friends while supporting an important community resource. Partygoers are encouraged to wear their disco duds or decorated sneakers for chances to win additional prizes. $30 per person includes one adult admission, a chance to WIN cash prizes up to $2500, Central City dinner buffet, a sports memorabilia auction, contests, games and entertainment by the master of ceremonies, DJ Joe Zerrillo. Purchase tickets at www.jmmcomplex.com, or visit the JM McDonald main office, The Bling Store, or BFM Salon. For more information call 607-753-8100 x102, e-mail tammy@jmmcomplex.com or visit www.jmmcomplex.com.

Center for the Arts in Homer

April 12, Dougie MacLean

8 pm, Center for the Arts, Homer. Dougie MacLean has received two prestigious Tartan Clef Awards, a place in the Scottish Music Hall of Fame, a Lifetime Achievement Award from BBC Radio Two Folk Awards and is internationally renowned for his song 'Caledonia' and music for the movie, Last of the Mohicans. Tickets can be purchased online at www.center4art.org by calling toll free (877) 749-ARTS (2787), or at the door. For more information call 607-749-4900, email arts@center4art.org, or visit www.center4art.org.

Cortland Free Library

April 14, Basic Internet & Google Chrome Intro

2-4 pm, Cortland Free Library, 32 Church Street. Free class includes an overview of what you can do on the internet, tips and techniques for saving time and staying safe, and an introduction to various search engines like Google, Bing, and Yahoo. An introduction to the Google Chrome browser is also included. For more information call 607-753-1042, e-mail cortlandlib-ref@twcny.rr.com or visit www.cortlandfreelibrary.org.

Cortland City Police Department

Cortland Junior Police Academy
July 28 - August 8, 2014


Assumption of Risk Release

Code of Conduct


Cortland City Seal

Sidewalk Replacement Program

The Sidewalk Replacement program is available to all City residential (owner-occupied and renter-occupied) owners. It is the City's intention to encourage replacement of those sidewalks that pose a blighting influence on the surrounding property and/or contribute to inadequate sidewalk situations. The City will pay 50% of the sidewalk replacement up to $1,600 (maximum City participation is $800). This applies to all property owners regardless of income. In the event that there are more applicants than there are funds available, participants will be selected on a first come, first served basis. See Details and Application

Cortland City Seal

Free Tree Planting Program

The City of Cortland is pleased to offer a beautiful tree for your property’s right-of-way. The City of Cortland’s Landscape and Design Commission (LDC) has chosen several species of street trees for planting under our annual Tree Program. The species of tree to be planted on your property will be determined by the LDC based on overhead and underground utilities, site conditions, tree availability, and your input. Tree choices can be viewed on the City website as of March 1, 2014. The City DPW will plant the trees without cost to you. You will be notified of the tree species and location prior to planting. See details

Cortland City Seal

Energy ChallengeEnergy Challenge Program

The typical household in Central New York wastes about 30 percent of its energy consumption. The Challenge Team program is designed to reduce that energy waste.

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Cortland City Seal

Rehab Programs - UPDATED 12-13-2013

Single Family Acquisition/ The City of Cortland will be submitting an application seeking funds to assist in the purchase and rehabilitation of single-family homes in the City in January 2014.  The City cannot apply for the funds unless they can show adequate interest. Persons who complete a pre-application will receive priority in the application process if funds are awarded. See details.

Multi Family Home Ownership/ The City was recently awarded more funds for down payment and closing cost assistance for those wishing to purchase a two or three unit home in the City of Cortland that is in need of repairs. The City is accepting new applications NOW! See details.