Category: Aurora

Wells College to state: Don't discontinue financial support program

Wells College to state: Don’t discontinue financial support program

The president of Wells College is questioning Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to eliminate a funding source for private colleges, saying it takes money away from students. The 2018-2019 executive budget calls for the removal of a $35 million aid program for independent ... MORE
THE LOVING CUP: Laura Colburn & Alex Schloop of Inns of Aurora (podcast)

THE LOVING CUP: Laura Colburn & Alex Schloop of Inns of Aurora (podcast)

Meet Laura Coburn and Alex Schloop of Auburn, NY and hear their take on gratitude and why they love their jobs as Programming Director and Creative Director at the Inns of Aurora as they join host Katie MacIntyre inside the FingerLakes1.com Studio ... MORE
Cayuga County authority report calls for $30 million water, sewer upgrades in Aurora

Cayuga County authority report calls for $30 million water, sewer upgrades in Aurora

Significant water and sewer improvements amounting to just over $30 million were identified for the village of Aurora in a report prepared for the Cayuga County Water and Sewer Authority. The report, part of CCWSA's ongoing countywide water and sewer master plan ... MORE
Aurora considering activated carbon to combat threat of toxins in water

Aurora considering activated carbon to combat threat of toxins in water

The village of Aurora held a public meeting Saturday to discuss solutions to the threat of harmful algal blooms in Cayuga Lake. Stephen Waldvogel of GHD Consulting Services Inc. was present to discuss results of a feasibility study that is being done ... MORE
Cayuga County-area village elections: Who's running for office this year?

Cayuga County-area village elections: Who’s running for office this year?

Several villages in Cayuga County and western Onondaga County will be holding elections March 20, and although many ballots are filled with unopposed incumbents, a few races are contested with a strong turnout of political newcomers. Village clerks reported the following information ... MORE
Aurora to hold public meeting Saturday on water issues

Aurora to hold public meeting Saturday on water issues

The village of Aurora is holding a public meeting on water issues Saturday, with the attendance of an engineering firm and representatives from the Cayuga County Department of Health and the Cayuga County Water and Sewer Authority. “In the last month the ... MORE
Aurora's three mayoral and three trustee candidates participate in forum

Aurora’s three mayoral and three trustee candidates participate in forum

Candidates running for mayor and two trustee seats in Aurora came together Tuesday night at the Morgan Opera House to share their platforms with the community so residents can cast informed votes at the polls next Tuesday. Incumbent Bonnie Apgar Bennett is ... MORE
Aurora Mayor Bennett re-elected, plus Cayuga County-area results

Aurora Mayor Bennett re-elected, plus Cayuga County-area results

The meeting room in Aurora's firehouse was somber as election results were called out after all the votes had been counted, and Bonnie Apgar Bennett was welcomed into her third term as village mayor. Of the 127 ballots cast on Tuesday, as ... MORE
Shakelton House to become the Inns of Aurora's fifth inn, Inns seek tax abatement

Shakelton House to become the Inns of Aurora’s fifth inn, Inns seek tax abatement

The Inns of Aurora is renovating the Shakelton House at 418 Main St. to become its fifth inn and asked the county for a tax abatement for the project during a Cayuga County Industrial Development Agency meeting on Tuesday. The Inns purchased ... MORE
As Wells College looks to get out of water business, harmful algal bloom measures addressed

As Wells College looks to get out of water business, harmful algal bloom measures addressed

Wells College has been providing water for the village of Aurora since the 1920s, but the water plant is old and needs to be replaced, President Jonathan Gibralter said. “The reason we had a water plant is because we owned most of ... MORE
Aurora, Skaneateles featured in Vogue magazine wine guide

Aurora, Skaneateles featured in Vogue magazine wine guide

A Jan. 19 guide to Finger Lakes wine in Vogue magazine heavily features wineries and restaurants in Aurora and Skaneateles. The travel guide is provided by Thomas Pastuszak, wine director at the New York City hotel and restaurant NoMad. “There’s no other ... MORE
Few 'bear' the annual Aurora Polar Plunge to celebrate new year

Few ‘bear’ the annual Aurora Polar Plunge to celebrate new year

Snow or shine, for the past 15 years, Adam Rossbach has celebrated every New Year’s Day the same way: First, he shimmies down to his swim trunks on the icy shore of Cayuga Lake. Then, with the help of a rescue diver, ... MORE
Brilliant view from Long Point on Cayuga Lake (photo)

Brilliant view from Long Point on Cayuga Lake (photo)

Friday’s weather was gorgeous and the lake shone a brilliant blue. This shot was taken at Long Point on the East side of Cayuga Lake. Photo by Rachel Burkholder ... MORE
Multiple departments battle evening garage blaze in Aurora

Multiple departments battle evening garage blaze in Aurora

Multiple fire departments in Cayuga County were called to the area of Main St. and Sunset Beach Dr. for a garage fire Monday evening. The first crew on scene declared a working fire, and the size of the blaze prompted a response ... MORE
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INSIDE THE FLX: Batman talks budget process, infrastructure spending, and local disasters (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Batman talks budget process, infrastructure spending, and local disasters (podcast)

On Thursday’s edition of Inside the FLX the individual tasked with leading Cayuga County’s largest governing body – is in-studio talking about elections, the budget process, infrastructure, environmental issues, as well as the prospect of being excluded in a ‘disaster declaration’ by ... MORE
ELECTION NIGHT LIVE 2017 (webcast replay)

ELECTION NIGHT LIVE 2017 (webcast replay)

Josh Durso, Jackie Augustine & Jim Sinicropi were live inside the all-new FingerLakes1.com Studio on Election Night for results, reaction, interviews and analysis from Tuesday’s vote in Cayuga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates Counties. Hear from Seneca Falls Town Supervisor ... MORE
ELECTION GUIDE 2017: Looking at all of the candidates, issues in Cayuga County

ELECTION GUIDE 2017: Looking at all of the candidates, issues in Cayuga County

With five contested legislature races, two available seats on Auburn City Council, and a number of other Town Council races taking place in Cayuga County — voters will have a lot to decide on in less a little over a week. Candidates ... MORE
Columbia University professor to speak at Wells College

Columbia University professor to speak at Wells College

A Columbia University professor will talk about the fight over moral ideas in a free event at Wells College in Aurora, according to a press release. Dr. Lydia Liu will give a lecture called "Who Owns Great Ideas?" at 4:30 p.m. Oct ... MORE