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Investigation into stolen equipment from Port Byron Dollar General construction site

Cayuga County Sheriff David Gould is asking for the public’s help with an investigation into a larceny that took place in Port Byron. Gould says that an investigation into the theft of construction tools, a generator, and equipment from a job trailer located in Port Byron took place between Friday at 4 pm and Monday at 12 pm. The theft... more

Weedsport boys basketball escapes with three-point win over Port Byron

Facing a top rival in a tough environment, the Warriors did just enough to squeak past the Panthers. Weedsport escaped with a 56-53 win over Port Byron at Dana West High School Friday to nab its sixth win of the season. It was the first of three potential match-ups between the two OHSL Patriot National adversaries, who could meet again... more

Weather played a role in Tyre crash on Route 318 Monday afternoon

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce reports on Monday at approximately 1:20 pm, deputies responded to State Route 318 in the Town of Tyre for a two car head on crash with injuries. Deputies say a vehicle operated by Phillip G. Seaton, 29, of Port Byron was traveling east on State Route 318 when Seaton lost control on hazardous road conditions.... more

Emergency crews respond to truck accident in Port Byron

An accident between a semitrailer and a gray Chevrolet Blazer injured two patients at an intersection in Port Byron, according to initial dispatch reports. Around 10:25 a.m., emergency crews responded to Route 31 and East Loop Road after a witness called in the crash. The witness had told dispatch that the Chevrolet Blazer had not stopped while going through the... 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

Dollar General eyeing new Cayuga County location, possibly Port Byron

Dollar General appears to be coming to Port Byron, but the national chain of variety stores has yet to confirm the new location. In a statement emailed Thursday, Dollar General Communications Coordinator Nolan Miles said the chain is “currently in the due diligence phase” for a new location at 72-74 Utica St. in the village. “We’re interested in adding a... more

DWI charge for Port Byron man after vehicle ends up in Tyre marsh

The Seneca Count Sheriffs Office Reports that on Tuesday around 3:58 pm, Sheriffs Deputies arrested Derek D. Swann, age 22 of 8356 W. Loop Road in Port Byron, for Driving While Intoxicated. The arrest stems from a report of a vehicle off the road way and into the marsh on State Route 5 and 20 in the Town of Tyre around... more

Port Byron man located, arrested after pursuit in Cayuga County

Sheriff David Gould reports that the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Aaron D. Greene, 36, of Port Byron as the operator involved in a traffic stop and pursuit that occurred over the weekend. On Saturday, October 22nd at about 8:39 pm on Ira Hill Road in the Town of Ira deputies stopped a 2001 Chevy Pickup for speeding. As... more

Port Byron/Union Springs remains undefeated with win over Weedsport

Nick Valentino slipped one tackle, broke another and took off toward the end zone. The Panthers quarterback scrambled for 35 yards down to the 1-yard line on a 4th-and-long situation and punched it in a play later with 4:11 remaining, as the Port Byron/Union Springs football team defeated Weedsport, 20-14, at Weedsport High School Friday. The Auburn Citizen – Sports:... more

Troopers: Port Byron school bus went off road after driver lost consciousness

A school bus went off the road last week in Montezuma after the driver lost consciousness behind the wheel, according to the New York State Police. Investigators are still looking into the incident, which occurred at around 3:15 p.m. last Friday along Route 90 near Laraway Road. Troopers said the Port Byron Central School District bus was heading westbound along... more

Union Springs/Port Byron boys soccer falls to Lansing in emotional game

All of the added emotion made it seem nothing like game six of the regular season. The Bobcats visited the Wolves for the first time in more than two decades without coach Adam Heck in Port Byron Wednesday. They were met with handshakes before the game, and after Lansing walked off the field with a 3-0 win over the Union... more

Old Erie Canal Heritage Park opens in Port Byron

After years of planning, a new park has been completed in Port Byron at the site of a portion of the Erie Canal. According to the New York State Thruway Authority and Canal Corporation, the Old Erie Canal Heritage Park opened to the public Thursday at the site of Lock 52 in Port Byron. Read more from the Auburn Citizen more

Sheriff Gould asks for public’s assistance in mischief investigation in Cayuga County

Cayuga County Sheriff David Gould says that his office is seeking the public’s help in locating a person, or information on a criminal mischief investigation. In a statement released on Tuesday via Facebook, Sheriff Gould wrote: “The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating intentional incidents of damage that occurred in the area of Church Street Apartments in Port Byron... more