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Recreation Boosts Cortland

CORTLAND, Ohio — Bordering the west end of Main Street in downtown is Mosquito Lake, the second-largest lake in Ohio. The state park on the southwestern edge of the lake draws tourists to the towns along the shore during the vacation season from May through September. And while the reservoir draws many, Cortland Mayor Curt […]

CORTLAND, Ohio -- Bordering the west end of Main Street in downtown is Mosquito Lake, the second-largest lake in Ohio. The state park on the southwestern edge of the lake draws tourists to the towns along the shore during the vacation season from May through September. And while the reservoir...

Cortland Business District Shifts from Downtown

CORTLAND, Ohio — Some 40-odd years ago, Cortland was a village. The population was around 2,500 tucked on the edge of farmland and the Youngstown-Warren suburbs. Back then, business was local and centered in and around downtown. But in the 1970s, Cortland began to grow and things changed. “The growth of this city is responsible […]

CORTLAND, Ohio -- Some 40-odd years ago, Cortland was a village. The population was around 2,500 tucked on the edge of farmland and the Youngstown-Warren suburbs. Back then, business was local and centered in and around downtown. But in the 1970s, Cortland began to grow and things changed. “The growth...

As Cortland Grows, Preserves Small-Town Life

CORTLAND, Ohio — Listening to Dennis Linville describe life growing up in Cortland, you can almost see a Norman Rockwell painting in your mind. He talks about joining friends to ride bikes around town, play basketball or baseball or, as he puts it, “going anywhere and doing anything. “It was great. [Cortland was] less than […]

CORTLAND, Ohio -- Listening to Dennis Linville describe life growing up in Cortland, you can almost see a Norman Rockwell painting in your mind. He talks about joining friends to ride bikes around town, play basketball or baseball or, as he puts it, “going anywhere and doing anything. “It was...