February 13, Sweets, Sinatra, and All That Jazz (CRT)

February 13, Sweets, Sinatra, and All That Jazz (CRT)
Doors open at 7:30, Cortland Repertory Theatre, 24-26 Port Watson St. Come visit the CRT downtown “nightclub” where drinks, desserts and dancing will be available, with live music provided by NYC jazz vocalist Marcus Goldhaber and The In Time Band! A remarkably talented crooner, Goldhaber has performed in almost every nightclub in New York City. His unique jazz stylings have been called “exciting, fresh and imaginative”. In fact, one reviewer said he is “reminiscent of a young Frank Sinatra”. Couples or groups of friends are invited; all are welcome to just sit and enjoy the food and music, or cut a rug on the dance floor. An elegant dessert buffet will be available along with a beer/wine cash bar! $35.00 per person. For more information call (607) 756-2627, email cortlandrep@hotmail.com, or visit cortlandrep.org.




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2016 Tax Notice

Taxes for the current year are due in February but may be paid in two installments, the first half in February and the second half in August. If paid in two installments, no additional bill will be sent.

If not paid by February 29, a fee of 5% is added March 1, increasing 1% per month thereafter on the first installment. On the second installment, a fee of 2 ½ % is charged from March 1 to August 31 increasing 5% September 1 and 1% per month thereafter.

New in 2016: Current year taxes can be paid online by credit card or e-check. Additional fees apply.

Finance Dept. hours are 8:30 am to 4 pm. Payments made by check or money order will help reduce processing costs. Checks will be accepted with the post office postmark no later than February 29, 2016. All checks should be made payable to the City of Cortland, 25 Court Street, Cortland, New York, 13045. For additional information you may call the Finance office at (607) 756-7312.

Access to Independence

February 17, Social Security benefits, Medicare, Medicaid and Medicare Managed Care

2-4 pm, Access to Independence, 26 North Main St., Community Room. Presented by Jim Murphy, an attorney with Legal Services of Central New York, Inc., and Sara Hazard, Aging Services Specialist from the Cortland County Area Agency on Aging. Mr. Murphy will provide an overview of Social Security benefits, including Social Security Retirement, (SSR), Social Security Disability Insurance, (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). He will also provide clarification on Medicare and Medicaid benefits as well as explain local services offered by Legal Services of Central New York. Ms. Hazard will speak about Medicaid Managed Care. She will explain the eligibility criteria and the various options available and the application process. For more information or to reserve your spot, please call Fran Pizzola, ATI Community Education Coordinator, at 607-753-7363 or email fpizzola@aticortland.org.

SUNY Cortland Lab Theatre

February 18-21, The Cripple of Inishmaan

8 pm (Sunday 2 pm), Lab Theater, Dowd Fine Arts Center, SUNY Cortland. Presented by SUNY Cortland Performing Arts Department. This dark comedy is set on the small Aran Islands community of Inishmaan. “Cripple” Billy Claven hears that a film crew is coming to a nearby island to make a documentary film and sees a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to escape his current circumstances. Seating is very limited, so get your tickets early. The production contains adult language and situations. Recommended for ages 13+. Tickets $11 Adults, $7 Students online at www.cortland.edu/boxoffice. For more information, please contact Michael Sills, Box Office Manager, at (607) 753-2831 or email michael.sills@cortland.edu.

Lime Hollow Nature Center

February 20, Nature Hike

10 am, Lime Hollow Visitor Center, 338 McLean Rd. Bundle up each month and take a stroll with a Lime Hollow Naturalist. Monthly hikes include a fun topic or theme. All hikes will depart from our Visitor Center on McLean Road and typically last an hour and a half. Don't forget binoculars, field guides, small snack and a water bottle. There are some binoculars available to borrow. Free admission. For more information call (607) 662-4632, email info@limehollow.org, or visit limehollow.org.

Center for the Arts in Homer

February 20, Bluegrass Festival featuring John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band

7 pm, Center for the Arts, 72 S. Main St., Homer. Featuring The John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band with Molly & The Badly Bent Bluegrass Boys, The Cadleys and Bug Tussle. Music virtuoso John Jorgenson, known for his blistering guitar licks and mastery of a broad musical palette, has earned a reputation as a world-class musician and guitarist who has collaborated with the likes of Elton John, Luciano Pavarotti, Bonnie Raitt and Bob Dylan. In addition to acoustic and electric guitars, he is also regularly featured on the saxophone, clarinet, bouzouki, pedal steel, mandolin, vocals and has garnered recognition for contributing to numerous platinum-selling and GRAMMY-winning albums. General Admission $28, Adult Members $25, Senior (60+) $25, Senior Members $23, Students $20, and Free for Children (Under 18 years old) and Active Military or Veterans with ID card. For more information call (607) 749-4900 or visit center4art.org.

Lime Hollow Nature Center

February 21, Snowshoe or X-Country Ski Workshop

12 Noon - 4 pm, Lime Hollow Visitor Center, 338 McLean Rd. Join Lime Hollow for a free winter event that will allow you to get first hand experience on either snowshoes or cross country skis. Call to reserve your spot today. Groups leave on the hour starting at 12. Last group will go out at 3 pm. Free admission. For more information call (607) 662-4632, email info@limehollow.org, or visit limehollow.org.

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Microenterprise Funding Available

The City of Cortland was awarded funding to assist existing or start-up microentprises located or wishing to locate in the City in December of 2014. The funding was awarded by New York State Homes and Community Renewal under the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program. There are still funds remaining in the Program, which the City hopes to award in early 2016. Read more >>

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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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