Weedsport Central School faces new lawsuits as part of Child Victims Act

Weedsport Central School faces new lawsuits as part of Child Victims Act

Two more lawsuits have been filed against the Weedsport Central School District as part of the Child Victims Act, after they claim officials failed to protect them from sex abuse on district property. The complaints were filed under the look-back provision, which ... MORE
Students at Wells College will be required to quarantine for 14 days if coming from COVID hot spot

Students at Wells College will be required to quarantine for 14 days if coming from COVID hot spot

Like most colleges in the area – students coming from places with higher-rates of COVID-19, or the Novel Coronavirus will need to quarantine. Wells College says it will require students to quarantine for 14 days under reopening plans. At this point, there ... MORE
Cayuga County health officials say enforcement of mandate violators has started; new cases connected to sports, traveling

Cayuga County health officials say enforcement of mandate violators has started; new cases connected to sports, traveling

Officials in Cayuga County say they are seeing an uptick in cases compared to previous weeks, as new coronavirus infections continue to be reported. “We are seeing an uptick in cases compared to previous weeks,” officials said in a press release. “We ... MORE
Auburn man pleads guilty to sexually abusing child for three years

Auburn man pleads guilty to sexually abusing child for three years

A 33-year-old Auburn man who was charged in October with sexually abusing a child over the course of three years has pleaded guilty. Joseph George Woodman was charged with first-degree course of sexual conduct against a child younger than 13 years old, ... MORE
Xylem strike ends in Auburn

Xylem strike ends in Auburn

The strike that put more than 170 workers on the picket line has ended in Auburn. United Steelworkers Local 9832 approved a new contract, and are working again. Union President Shawn Jakaub said after the strike ended that workers were back on ... MORE
How many active cases of COVID-19 are there? Follow along with Coronavirus data here

LATEST DATA: Tracking COVID-19 cases in the Finger Lakes

The Coronavirus Pandemic has continued to play a major role in the way people are living their day-to-day lives. Here we will track the latest data reported by public health officials in the Finger Lakes and Central New York. As of this ... MORE
7-Eleven is buying Speedway: Several locations in the Finger Lakes expected to continue operating

7-Eleven is buying Speedway: Several locations in the Finger Lakes expected to continue operating

A massive $21 billion deal will mean some changes for local gas stations. Japanese retail giant Seven & i Holdings, which owns 7-Eleven, is set to purchase the Speedway chain of gas stations from Marathon Petroleum The deal is worth $21 billion, ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Montezuma Audubon Center offers experience, tranquility during pandemic (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Montezuma Audubon Center offers experience, tranquility during pandemic (podcast)

What has it been like at the Montezuma Audubon Center in Savannah, Wayne County? It has been busy, and that is a great thing for Chris Lejewski, who serves as center director. He was in-studio last week previewing some exciting events coming ... MORE
One rescued from Cayuga Lake after paddle board incident

One rescued from Cayuga Lake after paddle board incident

First responders were dispatched to Cayuga Lake to rescue a paddle boarder, according to reports over the weekend. The Aurora Water Rescue team located the boarder in the middle of Cayuga Lake around 9 p.m. He was brought to shore in Seneca ... MORE
Sheriff asks for public’s assistance locating suspicious person in Cayuga County

Sheriff asks for public’s assistance locating suspicious person in Cayuga County

The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a person of interest in the area of Port Byron. The person has been seen over the last two weeks and is suspected of entering a number of vacant buildings. They say he appears ... MORE
COVID RESOURCE: Latest from school districts as they plan to reopen in the fall

COVID RESOURCE: Latest from school districts as they plan to reopen in the fall

School officials across the Finger Lakes are planning for an unusual year in the classroom. While there has been a lot of focus on how students will adjust to changes, parents are also wondering what school will look like when September arrives ... MORE
Applebees in Camillus will shut down in October

Applebees in Camillus will shut down in October

It looks like the Applebees location in Camillus will close later this year. A notice filed with New York State’s Department of Labor indicates that the restaurant will shut down in October. It is located on West Genesee Street. Altogether 32 employees ... MORE
Precautionary evacuation in Cayuga County after gas line struck

Gas leak prompts precautionary evacuation in Cayuga County

First responders evacuated a portion of Mills Road after a gas leak was reported around 2:30 p.m. Montezuma, Throop, Port Byron and Aurelius fire departments were called to assist. Law enforcement was requested for a precautionary evacuation. Scanner traffic indicated that a ... MORE
Auburn nursing home employee tests positive for COVID-19; visitation paused at that facility

Auburn nursing home employee tests positive for COVID-19; visitation paused at that facility

An employee at The Commons on St. Anthony has tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus. It’s a nursing home in Auburn. Officials say the positive test was received on July 22nd. The employee was sent home and has been going through a ... MORE
175 workers at Xylem in Auburn, Seneca Falls strike for first time in 40 years

175 workers at Xylem in Auburn strike for first time in 40 years

The picket line is running strong in Auburn. The United Steelworkers of America Local #9832 are striking for the first time in 40 years after contract negotiations with Xylem failed. The company operates facilities in Auburn on Goulds Drive and in Seneca ... MORE