Category: Cayuga County

Seneca County will petition Supreme Court to review decision on $6M in unpaid taxes by Cay

Seneca County will petition Supreme Court to review decision on $6M in unpaid taxes by Cayuga Nation

Officials in Seneca County say they will be petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to review an issue connected to more than $6 million in owed property taxes. It brings the Cayuga Nation, and its properties owned in Seneca County back into the ... MORE
Early voting gets off to busy start across the Finger Lakes & Central New York

Early voting gets off to busy start across the Finger Lakes & Central New York

Early voting got off to a fast start across the Finger Lakes. Long lines, masks, and social distancing were observed all around as residents made their way out to cast ballots in what many have referred to as the most important election ... MORE
Sheriff: Deputy stabbed multiple times after incident that led to standoff in Cayuga County

UPDATE: Man charged with felony assault on officer after stabbing, standoff with police in Cayuga County

Sheriff Brian Schenck provided a detailed update Saturday morning on the standoff and assault on a police officer that happened during the late-afternoon hours in Cayuga. Around 5 p.m. on Friday two deputies and one New York State police officer responded to ... MORE
Auburn driver charged with aggravated DWI after one-car crash Seneca Falls intersection

DWI crash in Seneca Falls leaves Auburn driver facing several charges

Police report charges filed against an Auburn driver following a personal injury crash at the intersection of State Routes 5 and 318 in the town of Seneca Falls. It happened on Thursday around 9:30 p.m. when the Seneca Falls Police Department investigated ... MORE
63 new cases of COVID-19 in Cayuga County as cluster at prison grows

63 new cases of COVID-19 in Cayuga County as cluster at prison grows

Health officials in Cayuga County reported 21 new cases of COVID-19, as an outbreak connected to the state prison system continues to grow in Southern Cayuga County. In an update on Friday, officials said that 301 people are in mandatory quarantine, and ... MORE
How many

COVID TRACKER: How many cases are being reported in every county?

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
$15M in road resurfacing funds will help in Cayuga, Ontario, Seneca, Tompkins, and Wayne

$15M in road resurfacing funds will help in Cayuga, Ontario, Seneca, Tompkins, and Wayne

More than $15 million in state funding will support road resurfacing projects across the 54th Senate District, Senator Helming announced on Friday. “These infrastructure investments help to improve and maintain the quality and safety of our roads, and support business development and ... MORE
WEEKEND DEBRIEF:

WEEKEND DEBRIEF: Discussing FLH/URMC partnership, NY’s evolving quarantine guidelines, COVID fines on local biz, and block party clusters (podcast)

A closer look at upcoming elections with big time local implications, a discussion about the future of medicine after an announcement by Finger Lakes Health and the University of Rochester Medical Center that they would be working together, and the controversial story ... MORE
Sheriff: Standoff at vacant building along 5&20 ends peacefully in Cayuga County

Sheriff: Standoff at vacant building along 5&20 ends peacefully in Cayuga County

Sheriff Brian Schenck says that around 6:15 p.m. law enforcement was called to an address on Clark Street Road (5&20) in the town of Aurelius for the report of subjects entering and occupying a vacant residence. Upon arrival, deputies and state police ... MORE
Potential COVID-19 exposure at Burger Shack & More in Cayuga County

Potential COVID-19 exposure at Burger Shack & More in Cayuga County

The Cayuga County Health Department alerted the public late-Thursday about a potential COVID-19 exposure at Burger Shack & More in the town of Locke. They say an employee who was working Thursday, October 15th from 5-7 p.m. and Friday, October 16th from ... MORE
Cortland woman charged with neglec

Woman charged with neglecting horses in Cayuga County says she had agreement with property owners

After a Cortland woman was charged with overdriving a half-dozen horses, leaving them malnourished at a property in Cayuga County, she has promised action after saying the owners of the property failed to provide adequate care to the animals. New York State ... MORE
COVID cases on the rise at Cayuga Correctional Facility

COVID cases on the rise at Cayuga Correctional Facility

State officials have confirmed that cases are on the rise at the Cayuga Correctional Facility. The Auburn Citizen reported Wednesday that the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision reported 23 new cases among incarcerated individuals. It brought the total number of cases ... MORE
More $50 fines in Cayuga County as health inspectors find businesses violating mask rules

More $50 fines in Cayuga County as health inspectors find businesses violating mask rules

More fines followed inspections in Cayuga County, which is seeing an uptick in confirmed coronavirus cases. Last month multiple businesses were fined for not complying with state mandates on COVID-era operation. This week, the Cayuga County Board of Health approved consent orders, ... MORE
Aldi officials confirm move to popular Auburn Plaza

Aldi officials confirm move to popular Auburn Plaza

Change is coming to one of Auburn’s most-popular grocery stores. After a story published by the Auburn Citizen on Tuesday, announcing that Aldi would be moving its store from the current location near the Fingerlakes Mall to the former A.C. Moore location ... MORE
Rep. Katko introduces bill to study ways to improve, update nursing homes

Rep. Katko introduces bill to study ways to improve, update nursing homes

Representative John Katko says he’d like to see Congressional action on nursing homes amid the Coronavirus Pandemic. He’s introduced a bill that calls for a study on how to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and similar diseases in nursing homes and assisted ... MORE