Day: August 14, 2019

Will Auburn’s downtown event plaza face more legal opposition?

Will Auburn’s downtown event plaza face more legal opposition?

Auburn city officials are optimistic that at least one of the two city-sponsored projects to receive funding through the state’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative grant will start rolling this year — and that’s despite a history of litigation at the site. In July, state ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, News
Civil resistance subject of original play being performed in Aurora

Civil resistance subject of original play being performed in Aurora

The true story of a student activist who resisted the Nazis will be told in “We Will Not Be Silent,” an original play being performed this weekend at the Morgan Opera House in Aurora. The show depicts the confrontation between 21-year-old Sophie ... MORE
Aurora, Cayuga County, Events, Life, Stage
Cayuga County Department of Public Works Director resigns unexpectedly

Cayuga County Department of Public Works Director resigns unexpectedly, days after deputy’s firing

The Cayuga County Department of Public Works, which includes the county’s highway, parks and trails, buildings and grounds, and weights and measures divisions, is now leaderless after both the director and deputy left recently, legislators announced Tuesday. Director of Public Works David ... MORE
Cayuga County, News, Politics
Union Springs district seeks bids from Realtors for shuttered elementary school

Union Springs district seeks bids from Realtors for shuttered elementary school

The Union Springs Central School District is moving forward in the process of putting its closed elementary school up for sale. At a board of education meeting Monday night, the board approved a resolution on “the submission and publication for Requests for ... MORE
Assembly Speaker tours New Era Field, but status of new Bills stadium remains murky at best

Assembly Speaker tours New Era Field, but status of new Bills stadium remains unclear

Don’t read into it. Tuesday’s tour of New Era Field in Orchard Park was simply that and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie says discussing the future of the stadium had nothing to do with it. “It wasn’t brought up,” he said. “It was ... MORE
Rural broadband is getting a boost in Upstate New York

Rural broadband is getting a boost in Upstate, but will mostly benefit Southern Tier

he Federal Communication Commission has announced the authorization of $16.2 million in matching funds to expand broadband access in rural New York — the second wave of $55.4 million in funding aimed at beefing up the utility in under-served areas. The funding, announced Monday, will ... MORE
Lyons mobile home park hopes to have power restored Friday

Lyons mobile home park hopes to have power restored Friday

Canalside Mobile Home Park in Lyons, cut off from utility power for a month, is expected to have electricity restored this Friday. That is according to the owner of the property who also denied he is a slumlord. In a letter emailed ... MORE
Lyons, News, Wayne County
North Rose family to reopen Emile’s Restaurant under new name

North Rose family to reopen Emile’s Restaurant under new name

Closed and for sale since October 2016, the former Emile’s Restaurant is expected to reopen under new ownership by the end of September. Owner Bob Jaynes of Geneva said he has agreed to sell the iconic Border City restaurant to Tracy Johnson ... MORE
Why can taking a loan be profitable to you?

Why can taking a loan be profitable to you?

You may sometimes find yourself in a situation where you understand that there is no opportunity for you to save money and collect the necessary amount for the purchase. Is there any solution? How can you solve the problem at once? Luckily, ... MORE
Business, News
ESF masters candidate will research pollinators at Seneca Meadows Preserve and Montezuma Wetlands

ESF masters candidate will research pollinators at Seneca Meadows Preserve and Montezuma Wetlands

Molly Jacobson is completing her Master’s degree in Conservation Biology studying native bee assemblages and their plant-pollinator associations among wetland management treatments at the Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve in Seneca Falls and the Montezuma Wetlands Complex in Savannah. Her objectives include 1) ... MORE
Police: Cocaine, ecstasy, marijuana, and other controlled substances seized during search in Canandaigua

Police: Cocaine, ecstasy, marijuana, and other controlled substances seized during search in Canandaigua

The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of a 19-year-old following an investigation into the sale of concentrated cannabis in the city. Cameron Harford, 19, of Canandaigua was arrested on August 6th. He was charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance ... MORE
Doubledays drop rubber game against Black Bears

Doubledays drop rubber game against Black Bears

The Doubledays (21-35) fell to the Black Bears (31-25) in a rain-shortened affair on Tuesday, dropping the rubber game to West Virginia in eight innings, 7-2.  Auburn starter Niomar Gomez struggled on the mound against the West Virginia offense. After allowing just ... MORE
Sex offender who removed monitor in Skaneateles transferred to prison

Sex offender who removed monitor in Skaneateles transferred to prison

The convicted rapist and kidnapper who removed a parole monitoring device in Skaneateles last month is back in state prison. Christopher Block entered a guilty plea to violating the conditions of his prior release during a parole revocation hearing held at the ... MORE
Cayuga County, News, Skaneateles
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Suspect injures officer during arrest in Auburn

A 32-year-old man injured one of the Auburn police officers who placed him under arrest early Wednesday morning for disorderly conduct, the Auburn Police Department said. James Arthur Harmon Jr., of 27 Wallace St., Auburn, was attempting to claim a piece of ... MORE
Officers, inmate involved in incident at Auburn Community Hospital

Officers, inmate involved in incident at Auburn Community Hospital

Sheriff Brian Schenck reports that on August 12th at approximately 9:30 p.m. an inmate at the Cayuga County Jail was transported by ambulance to Auburn Community Hospital after complaining of a medical condition. The inmate, identified as Justin McDeid, 29, formerly of ... MORE
Investigation continues after accused kidnapper posts bail in Cayuga County

Investigation continues after accused kidnapper posts bail in Cayuga County

Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck reports the arrest of a 27-year-old following a kidnapping investigation in the city of Auburn. Darnell Wilson, 27, of Auburn is accused of felony kidnapping, felony unlawful imprisonment, misdemeanor menacing, and misdemeanor criminal possession of a weapon ... MORE
Canandaigua woman possessed cocaine, other drugs during traffic stop

Canandaigua woman possessed cocaine, other drugs during traffic stop

Deputies arrested a Canandaigua woman on felony drug charges after an incident in Manchester. Tiffany A. Boyd, 35, of Canandaigua was identified as the operator of a vehicle parked in the middle of State Street in Manchester on August 13th. Boyd showed ... MORE
Victor man accused of biting, injuring person during altercation; arrested on felony charges

Victor man accused of biting, injuring person during altercation; arrested on felony charges

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 46-year-old Victor resident on felony charges following an incident in Victor. Deputies say that Edward Garcia, 46, of Victor had even been convicted on similar charges earlier in the year. This time, ... MORE