Ring of Fire - CRT
August 27 - September 13, Ring of Fire - the Music of Johnny Cash
(Cortland Repertory Theatre)
The iconic songbook of The Man in Black! Pull on your black jeans and boots and enjoy this unique musical filled with songs about love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption, and home and family as only Johnny Cash could sing them. More than two dozen classic hits are here, including I Walk The Line, A Boy Named Sue, Daddy Sang Bass, I've Been Everywhere, and Folsom Prison Blues, all performed by a multi-talented cast of five. This wonderful end to our season paints a musical portrait of The Man in Black that promises to be a foot-stompin', crowd-pleasin' salute to this uniquely American legend! For more information call (607) 756-2627, e-mail cortlandrep@hotmail.com, or visit cortlandrep.org.




Craig Brandon, Author

September 12, Grace Brown Murder - Program by Author Craig Brandon

7 pm, Heritage Hall, corner of Rt. 26 and Telephone Road, Cincinnatus. The Cincinnatus Area Heritage Society & the Kellogg Free Library are hosting a program by Craig Brandon, noted author of “Murder in the Adirondacks – An American Tragedy Revisited,” chronicling the murder of Grace Brown and the subsequent trial and conviction of Chester Gillette. There is a $2 donation at the door and the public is invited. For more information call (607) 863-3280
or e-mail mrsma1950@yahoo.com.

JM McDonald Sports Complex

September 13, JM McDonald Sports Complex 10th Anniversary Celebration 5k Run

Registration begins 7:30 am, race starts at 9 am, JM McDonald Sports Complex, 4292 Fairgrounds Drive. Inside activities will begin at 11 am. Race pre-registration: $20 adults, $15 children under 12, includes t-shirt if registered online before September 1. Race day registration $25 adults, $20 children under 12, t-shirts available first come first serve. Register online now. Inside activities will be pay as you play for skating, bounce houses, games, dunk tanks, face painting and more!Chicken BBQ, bake sale and full service concession open. For more information call (607) 753-8100 or visit http://jmmcomplex.com/special-events-2/10th-anniversary-fun-run/.

JM McDonald Sports Complex

September 13, Skate-A-Thon

2:30-5:30 pm, JM McDonald Sports Complex, Fairgrounds Dr. Guest skaters Mickey & Minnie and Buzz & Woody. All participants will receive a drawstring bag full of goodies. A Grand Prize (choice of an iPad or cash) will be awarded to the individual who earns the most money. The Cortland Figure Skating Club is a non-profit organization that provides skating lessons for all ages and ability levels at the JM McDonald Sports Complex, and is affiliated with the United States Figure Skating Association (USFSA). The proceeds will be shared with the Friends of the Cortland County Child Advocacy Center (CAC), a non-profit organization which provides a safe and comfortable setting where children of suspected physical and sexual abuse can be interviewed and provided with access to a full range of services, while maximizing communication and coordination among numerous law enforcement and treatment providers. $20 for first participant, $10 for each additional participant. You must register by September 6 at the Sports Complex. Participants collect pledges either by the minute or as a flat donation. Pledge Sheets are available at the Sports Complex or at www.cortlandskating.com. For more information call 607-745-1668, e-mail Jessica Vaughan at everjc@hotmail.com or visit www.cortlandskating.com.

The 1890 House Museum

September 13, Bands for History

6-9 pm, The 1890 House Museum, 37 Tompkins St. Rock out in the Carriage House with the Brothers McRae and Unreal City. Enjoy Cortland Brewery beer, wine and great BBQ. Suggested donation $10 per person. All proceeds go to the continued restoration and preservation of the 1890 House Museum. For more information visit FB event page or www.the1890house.org.

Center for the Arts in Homer

September 14, Journeys of Romance Concert

3 pm, Center for the Arts, 72 S. Main St., Homer. Steve Jones Baritone and Kathy Hansen Pianist. Works by Schubert, Ibert, and Leigh. Free concert. There will be a goodwill offering for the Children's Theatre Program at Center for the Arts. For more information call (607) 749-4900.

Cortland Prevention Resources

September 14, Tuff eNuff Challenge

Greek Peak Mountain Resort. Tuff eNuff 5K or 10K race is a creative collaboration between Greek Peak Mountain Resort, the Alcohol & Drug Council of Tompkins County, Inc. and Cortland Prevention Resources. The race is designed to foster community through teamwork and adventure. Proceeds will benefit these non-profit organizations, which generate support and nurture hope for members of our community during their recovery from alcohol and drug addiction.

The intense “challenge by choice” course utilizes the rugged terrain of Greek Peak and the ruthless craftsmanship of extreme challenge elements to push participants to a heightened level of physical and mental endurance. You get to choose whether you are “Tuff eNuff” (5k) or even “Tuffer” (10k)! After the race, receive free Mountain Coaster rides at the Adventure Center and group pricing for all other attractions. There will also be a post-race BBQ and a bonfire from 1-7 pm! For more information visit http://tuffenuff.greekpeak.net/.

Cortland Downtown Farmers Market

Cortland Downtown Farmers' Market

8 am - 2 pm, Tuesdays & Saturdays, Downtown Main St. between Orchard St & Court St. Our market started in 1972 and 42 years later our market is still going strong, bringing the Cortland community our freshest fruits and vegetables and the highest quality of soaps, crafts and sewing projects, & homemade baked goods. Our baker has a variety of jams, breads, and candies. Read more >>

Cortland City Seal

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.


Cortland City Seal

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.


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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