April 25, Access to Independence Bowl-A-Thon
1 - 4 pm. Bowling fun to help Access to Independence of Cortland County, Inc. raise money for programming and advocacy efforts! Participants can sign up as individuals, families, or teams. Register, collect sponsorships and donations from friends, family and neighbors, and then come bowl for free on April 25. Call (607)-753-7363 to sign up. Please email with subject "Bowl-A-Thon" to request registration forms. All proceeds benefit Access to Independence. For more information visit




Puddle Stomp

April 25, Puddle Stomp 10K + 5K Run/Walk

9 am, Radiation Oncology Services of Cortland. Help stomp out cancer. For more information visit

Lime Hollow Nature Center

April 26, Carpool Bird Hike to Derby Hill

8 am, Lime Hollow Nature Center. Join Lime Hollow’s Senior Naturalist Peter Harrity in a traveling bird trip to Derby Hill. Cars will be leaving shortly after 8. RSVP by calling 607-662-4632 or email

SUNY Cortland

April 26, SUNY Cortland Gospel Choir Spring Concert

4 pm, Old Main Brown Auditorium, SUNY Cortland. Spring concert featuring spirituals, traditional and contemporary gospel music. $5 general admission; $3 students. Purchase tickets from Gospel Choir Members; and at the door; reservations at For more information call (607) 753-4104 or email

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Upstate Revitalization Fund

Opportunity: Seven Upstate NY regions will compete for three, one-time, $500 million economic development investments from the State of New York’s Upstate Revitalization Fund (URF). Read More >>

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City of Cortland Property Owners - Free Trees!

The City 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 its annual Tree Program. Funding for the trees is provided through a grant awarded to the City under the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) Urban and Community Forestry Program. All City property owners may apply for a tree. However, according to the terms of the grant, the emphasis for 2015 will be properties located in the City’s East End. Read More >>

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Micronenterprise Funds Available - Apply by May 11

The City of Cortland was recently awarded funding to assist existing or start-up microentprises located or wishing to locate in the City. The funding was awarded by New York State Homes and Community Renewal under the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program. Read More >>

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City of Cortland Assessor's Office

Effective Monday, February 23, the City of Cortland Assessor's Office will be located in the Homer Town Hall at 31 North Main Street, Homer, NY 13077. The phone number is 607-749-3153. Office hours are Monday - Friday, 9 am - 12:30 pm. The City Assessor is Mr. Randy Deal.

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Funds for Purchase or Rehabilitation of Single Family Homes Awarded to City of Cortland

The City of Cortland was awarded funds to assist in the purchase and rehabilitation of single-family homes in the City.


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Multi-Family Home Ownership Program Funds Still Available UPDATED 08-01-2014

The City of Cortland has a limited amount of Community Development Block Grant funds remaining in its Multi-Family Home Ownership Program. The Program provides assistance for down payment and closing costs for those wishing to purchase a two or three unit home in the City of Cortland that is in need of repairs. The City can provide up to $16,000 to assist in the purchase.


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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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