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Cayuga County warns of potential COVID exposure at four local businesses

Cayuga County warns of potential COVID exposure at four local businesses

The Cayuga County Health Department is telling residents to watch out for symptoms if they visited any four establishments after positive COVID tests. The businesses included are: – Falcon Lanes in Auburn. The potential exposure occurred on October 31st between 9 a.m ... MORE
Wells College extends remote learning after four more positive COVID tests reported

Wells College extends remote learning after four more positive COVID tests reported

The college in Cayuga County that switched to remote learning a week after announcing that it had been COVID free for the first two months of the fall semester is extending it. Wells College President Jonathan Gibralter notified the campus community on ... MORE
Wells College going remote for the week after positive COVID test

Wells College going remote for the week after positive COVID test

On Tuesday, Wells College notified the campus community that there was a report of an individual on campus who has tested positive for COVID-19. As result, the college announced they would be moving fully remote through Sunday, November 8th. All activities on ... MORE
No cases of COVID-19 yet at Wells College

Wells College keeps campus open with no confirmed cases of COVID-19 so far

More than nine weeks into the fall semester, Wells College has succeeded in doing what few other colleges could: Keep its campus 100 percent free of the coronavirus. Since the fall semester began, no active cases of COVID-19 have been detected during ... MORE
DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as rural communities struggle economically (podcast)

DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as communities struggle economically (podcast)

Keith Cuttler spends most of his days thinking about ways to get crucial medical services to the most-vulnerable parts of the Cayuga County. It’s been an evolving challenge, since coming into his role with a crucial local provider in 2016. “The client ... MORE
Luxury spa and healing center at the Inns of Aurora opening Spring 2021

Luxury spa and healing center at the Inns of Aurora opening Spring 2021

The Inns of Aurora, a lakeside luxury boutique resort in the Finger Lakes Region of New York, introduces the Spa at the Inns of Aurora, a new 15,000-square-foot destination spa offering a holistic approach to wellness for body and mind. Opening in ... MORE
Inns of Aurora purchases Pumpkin Hill Bistro & Vineyard

Inns of Aurora purchases Pumpkin Hill Bistro & Vineyard

The Inns of Aurora say they purchased a 23-acre property that includes Pumpkin Hill Bistro & Vineyard. Owners say the purchase will help the Inns of Aurora serve the increasing number of visitors to the property. “With so many travelers currently confined ... MORE
Peach tree planting ceremony Friday morning in Aurora

Peach tree planting ceremony Friday morning in Aurora

The campus and local communities are cordially invited to join us for the annual peach tree planting ceremony, which will take place tomorrow (Friday, Sept. 25) at 11:00 a.m. The tree will be planted in the grove located between Thomas House and ... MORE
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Write-in candidate wins village election in Cayuga, other elections held on Tuesday

Write-in candidate wins village election in Cayuga, other elections held on Tuesday

A small handful of votes were the difference makers in Cayuga County, as village elections were held on Tuesday. In the Village of Cayuga a write-in candidate beat out one of the individuals who actually appeared on the ballot. Shane Ellis, who ... 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
Wells College says fall semester will happen with students on-campus

Wells College says fall semester will happen with students on-campus

This week Wells College announced that it would move forward with plans to reopen in the fall for on-campus instruction. Marie Chapman Carroll ’75, chair of the College’s Board of Trustees, and President Jonathan Gibralter shared the good news with the campus ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: How Wells College could shut down by the fall (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: How Wells College could shut down by the fall (podcast)

– By Josh Durso Earlier this week we sat down with Dr. Jonathan Gibralter, president of Wells College in Aurora, New York. Last week, he made headlines with a letter plainly stating that if the College cannot welcome back students in the ... MORE
LIVE AT 4 PM: Dr. Gibralter talks about possible closure, future of Wells College in Cayuga County (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Wells College President Jonathan Gibralter talks future, possible closure (podcast)

Last week Wells College President Dr. Jonathan Gibralter published a stunning letter, which left the college- and regional community in shock. It simply said: If students cannot return on-campus this fall – Wells College will not survive. He assumed the presidency in ... MORE
Aurora driver charged with DWI in Elma

Aurora driver charged with DWI in Elma

On May 11th troopers arrested Jacob McClure, 28, of Aurora for driving while intoxicated. Troopers say McClure was stopped on Jamison Road in the town of Elma for speeding. The investigating trooper detected alcohol and administered a field sobriety test. A blood ... MORE
Wells College may shut down for good if students can’t return to campus in Fall 2020

Wells College may shut down for good if students can’t return to campus in fall

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, the spring semester at Wells College could have been the last one. President Jonathan Gibralter authored a stunning letter to the campus community – outlining the steps Wells would take to avoid closure, but noted that if ... MORE