STEM Conference for Girls

March 28, Tech Savvy: A STEM Conference for girls in grades 6-9
8:30 am - 4 pm, Sperry Center, SUNY Cortland. Join us for a day of fun, interactive activities that include workshops in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. There are 14 fun STEM workshops to choose from, a College Savvy session where girls will practice interviewing for college, and a Savvy Skills session for learning leadership, communication skills, and self confidence. Are you a Tech savvy girl? You certainly will be after a day of hands-on fun with STEM! Parents and related adults are welcome too! $5 per person. Register online at For more information call 607-753-9651, email or visit




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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 >>

Center for the Arts in Homer

March 27, Old Boy Records Showcase

6 pm, Center for the Arts, 72 S. Main St., Homer. Featuring acoustic performances by area favorites Driftwood, Merkley & Morgan, Los Blancos, Gabe Cummins, Nate & Kate, Greg Podoliak, and The Falconers. Attendees can expect a well-orchestrated mash-up of musicians and styles playing out on-stage and off-stage throughout the night. Tickets $18. For more information, call (607) 749-4900 or visit

Cortland Community Center

March 27, History of Buttons

7 pm, Cortland Community Center, 90 Central Ave. FREE presentation and display. Shirley Clark will give a brief history of buttons followed by sharing some of her elaborate button display. Shirley has collected buttons for over 22 years and has some pieces in her collection dating back to the 18th century. Shirley is not a certified appraiser but if you bring buttons to look at she may be able to tell you its approximate value. Refreshments will be served. Program will run for about an hour. For more information call (607) 753-3461.

Lime Hollow Nature Center

March 28, Maple Sugarin’ Day

8 am -1 pm, 338 McLean Road. For Central New Yorkers, the coming of spring isn't marked by the calendar. It's marked by plumes of steam coming from sugar houses in full swing. That's the signal to shed a layer and shake off months of cabin fever. For generations, making syrup has been more than a tradition- it's been a rite of passage from winter to spring. For more information call (607) 662-4632 or visit

Visitor Center: Pancake Breakfast - open at 8 am

Members: $5, $2 under 12
Nonmembers: $7, $3 under 12
Under 3: Free

New this year! Discover how maple syrup is made at our new Environmental Education Center at 3277 Gracie Road (9 am - 12 noon, free admission ). The Maple Sugarin’ Day is held in conjunction with the BOCES New Visions Environmental Science Class.

Cortland Youth Bureau

March 28, Easter Egg Hunt

10 am, Beaudry Park. Over 4,000 eggs filled with candy and prizes. Pony rides, face painting, caricatures, and special guest the Easter Bunny! Raindate March 29, 2 pm. Sponsored by the Cortland Youth Bureau and CAPCO.

Cortland Repertory Theatre

March 28, The Y Files: Where Are the Cows? (CRT fundraiser)

6:30 doors open, Cortland Ramada Inn, 2 River St. Buffet Dinner with Acme Mystery Co. Sheriff Shelly Moganagle is calling an emergency town meeting for YOU and everybody else in Pine Bluffs. Our cows are disappearing and we need to figure out where in the heck they're going! Could it be Roland McBurger's new hamburger joint? Or cattle rustlers? Down at the Crazy Kegger, folks are saying it is alien cow abduction! The Sheriff is taking no chances and has called in the FBI. Be there when Special Agents Molding and Sulky arrive. They'll need all the help they can get! Tickets $55 at CRT Box Office, 24 Port Watson St, or The Bling Store, 101 Main St.

Center for the Arts in Homer

March 28, Opera Cabaret Dinner

6-10:30 pm, Center for the Arts, 72 S. Main St., Homer. Cocktails at 6:00, dinner to follow. Tickets $60/person, $110/couple. Presented by Tri-Cities Opera. For more information, call (607) 749-4900 or visit

SUNY Cortland

May 2, The Big Event DEADLINE APRIL 5

The Big Event is a student-led project that works all year to bring SUNY Cortland students, faculty and staff together for one full day of community service in the spring semester. The mission of The Big Event is to simply says "Thanks" to our neighbors in the Cortland community. Download Jobsite Request Form and submit by April 5 (pickup available). For more information contact Ashlee Prewitt at 479-431-9331, email, visit, or twitter TBE_Cortland.

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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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