Category: Port Byron

Port Byron CSD Superintendent O’Brien will retire in 2021

Port Byron CSD Superintendent O’Brien will retire in 2021

By the end of 2021, the superintendent who has led the Port Byron Central School District since 2004 will retire. Neil O’Brien will retire in December 2021, as principal Mike Jorgensen succeeds him in the post. The Citizen reports that O’Brien took ... MORE
Sheriff: Port Byron man tried to receive a large quantity of meth through the mail

Sheriff: Port Byron man tried to receive a large quantity of meth through the mail

Sheriff Brian Schenck reports the arrest of a Port Byron resident following a drug investigation in Cayuga County. He says that following an extended investigation, which resulted from a tip being submitted by a member of the public, James Hall, 53, of ... MORE
Cayuga County 911 dealing with massive workload since discovery changes took hold

Cayuga County 911 dealing with massive workload since discovery changes took hold

Cayuga County E-911 has some staffing issues that it needs to resolve. At least that was the pitch heard by the Cayuga County Legislature this week when they met. E-911 Administrator Denise Spingler addressed the legislators at a meeting on Wednesday – ... MORE
CNY HOOPS NATION: Aiden Retzos of Faith Heritage & the week in OHSL high school basketball (podcast)

CNY HOOPS NATION: Aiden Retzos of Faith Heritage & the week in OHSL high school basketball (podcast)

Introducing the CNY Hoops Nation Podcast covering the high school basketball scene for Oswego County and Onondaga High School League including Weedsport, Port Byron, Skaneateles, Auburn and Cato-Meridian. Our goal is to provide a platform where we discuss scores, stats and news ... MORE
Christmas Eve crash in Cayuga County remains under investigation

Christmas Eve crash in Cayuga County remains under investigation

On Christmas Eve a two-car crash in the town of Mentz left four people seriously injured. Several weeks later that accident remains under investigation. The crash happened on Centerport Road shortly before 7 p.m. near the intersection with Nauvoo Road. The Cayuga ... MORE
Serious crash in Port Byron on Centerport Rd.

Four seriously hurt after head-on-crash in Mentz

Several people were transported to a Syracuse hospital after a violent two-car crash in Cayuga County on Christmas Eve. The crash was reported around 7 p.m. on Centerport Road ... MORE
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Sheriff: Lyons man leads deputies on pursuit in Cayuga County before rollover crash

Sheriff: Lyons man leads deputies on pursuit in Cayuga County before rollover crash

Sheriff Schenck says a 28-year-old Lyons man was taken into custody after a pursuit and crash in Cayuga County last night. The whole ordeal happened around 10 p.m. Both the driver and a passenger were transported to a Syracuse hospital with minor ... MORE
Major power outage reported in Cayuga County

More than 3,000 without power in Cayuga County, but won’t impact voting

NYSEG is reporting that more than 3,000 customers are without power on Election Day, but the reason for that outage is unclear. Around 2 p.m. 3,141 customers in the middle of Cayuga County were without power. NSYEG’s outage map indicated that the ... MORE
Partnership allows Port Byron students to get care at community health center

Partnership allows Port Byron students to get care at community health center

The Port Byron Central School District is partnering with a community health center to treat students with acute health issues during the school day. Maggie Sayre, a licensed mental health counselor for the district’s high school and the person who spearhead the ... MORE
FBI investigating ‘alarming and illegal’ internet posts made by Port Byron students

LATEST: Reaction to FBI, NYSP investigation in Port Byron schools

The Port Byron Central School District has been placed at the center of an investigation involving the FBI and New York State Police. The District’s leader, Superintendent Neil O’Brien, called online posts under investigation “alarming and illegal,” in a letter to parents ... MORE
Port Byron schools looking for Special Patrol Officer

Port Byron schools looking for Special Patrol Officer

The Port Byron Central School District is still scrambling to put a police officer in their schools this upcoming year. They will not reach that goal by Sept. 1st. However, the district and the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office are doing everything they ... MORE
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UPDATE: One killed, another still critical after two-car crash in Cayuga County

Police have provided an update on the serious, two-car crash in Brutus, which happened Friday afternoon. One person is dead, and two others are injured, according to Troopers. Police say that the crash happened after a single driver crossed into the wrong ... MORE
Proposed Port Byron apartments take step forward

Proposed Port Byron apartments take step forward

A proposal to build a new apartment complex in the village of Port Byron took a step forward Wednesday, as the village’s Zoning Board of Appeals voted to take lead agency status for the projects environmental review process. DePaul Properties Inc., has ... MORE
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Restoration still planned for Brigham Young house in Port Byron

Restoration still planned for Brigham Young house in Port Byron

A descendant of Brigham Young has announced plans to resume work on restoring an old house believed to have once occupied by his famous ancestor next year. The old James and Lydia Pine house, at 78 South St., one of the oldest ... MORE
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Port Byron man caught by the FBI soliciting a minor pleads guilty

Port Byron man caught by the FBI soliciting a minor pleads guilty

A Port Byron man will likely serve two years in prison for trying to engage in oral sex with someone he believed to be younger than 15. Richard McAllaster, 37, of 10518 Duck Lake Road, Port Byron, pleaded guilty Thursday in Cayuga ... MORE