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Two Cayuga County highway superintendents receive awards

Two Cayuga County highway superintendents received attendance awards at the 72nd annual School for Highway Superintendents conference June 14 at Ithaca College. Patrick Steger, the superintendent for the town of Niles, received a 30-year attendance award. Kent Walter, the superintendent for the town of Aurelius, received a 25-year attendance award. The annual highway school consists of topics related to highway... more

Newly relocated Cayuga County Fair approaches

This summer, the Cayuga County Fair will be held in a new location: The Ward W. O’Hara Agricultural & Country Living Museum and Dr. Joseph F. Karpinski Sr. Educational Center at Emerson Park in Owasco. Fair hours will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 8, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 9. The Citizen: Read More more

Police: Moravia woman crashed car after driving drunk in Niles

A Moravia woman is facing a felony charge after she allegedly drove drunk and crashed her car in the town of Niles Thursday afternoon, police said. Auburn-based state police said 57-year-old Wendy Butler was traveling on Route 38A around 1:43 p.m. when she drove off the road and into a ditch. Her car hit an earth embankment, causing it to... more

Former Niles town supervisor requests compensation for his water warning signs

A former town of Niles supervisor who posted water danger signs around the city of Auburn and town of Owasco in November is asking Cayuga County for compensation after the signs were taken down. Charlie Greene posted approximately 200 signs around the Owasco Lake watershed in mid-November, warning people of lethal toxins in the water and telling them to stay... more

25-year-old charged with disseminating indecent materials to 12-year-old Cayuga County child

Sheriff David Gould reports that last Thursday, the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office initiated an investigation into an allegation that an adult male from Syracuse had been engaging in inappropriate online contact with a 12-year-old child from Cayuga County. As a result of that investigation, 25-year-old Joshua E. Mauro of 209 ½ Lawrence Avenue in Syracuse was arrested on Monday for disseminating... more

Dealer school for del Lago Resort & Casino seeing positive results thus far

Janet Zane has a full-time job as a financial adviser and holds a couple of part-time positions, too. So why would she enroll in del Lago Resort & Casino’s dealer school? “This just sounded like fun,” she said. Zane, of Niles, is one of nearly 130 participants in del Lago’s eight-week dealer school. The Tyre-based casino is using BonaDent’s former... more