Category: Owasco

Three burglaries, Jeep theft all under investigation in Cayuga County

Investigation into stolen Jeep, three burglaries continues in Cayuga County

A pair of law enforcement agencies in Cayuga County are asking for the public’s help as a rash of burglaries is investigated. State Police and the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office are working together to investigate a series of burglaries at the Cayuga ... MORE
New York rules that embattled Owasco highway superintendent’s personal business can’t participate in public projects

New York rules that embattled Owasco highway superintendent’s personal business can’t participate in public projects

The Department of Labor ruled in 2019 that Robert Bruno, the embattled public works official in Cayuga County who is accused of official misconduct, also failed to pay more than $112,843 worth of wages to employees of his business. The Auburn Citizen ... MORE
Cayuga County, News, Owasco, Politics
More questions raised as Owasco highway superintendent misconduct case moves forward

Questions raised about Owasco highway superintendent, town supervisor as misconduct case looms

It’s become a little clearer how the highway superintendent in Cayuga County who was accused of official misconduct spent taxpayer funds. The Auburn Citizen reports that Owasco Town Supervisor Ed Wagner made contradictory statements as the public learned of the mismanagement of ... MORE
Cayuga County, News, Owasco, Politics
Green Shutters in Owasco has new owners

Green Shutters in Owasco has new owners

The Green Shutters restaurant in Cayuga County has sold. The Auburn Citizen reports that the historic eatery has changed hands for the fourth time since 2012. Owner Bob Leonardi told the Citizen that he sold the restaurant to Riccardo and Sebastian Galbato ... MORE
Business, Cayuga County, News, Owasco
Pier shot from Emerson (photo)

Pier shot from Emerson (photo)

A winter shot from the pier at Emerson Park in Owasco. This photo submitted by Michael Jones ... MORE
Firm shows off Emerson Park programming plan

Firm shows off Emerson Park programming plan

The Emerson Park programming plan was unveiled at a public meeting Wednesday night. About 50 people — many with questions — came to the park’s pavilion to learn more about the programming initiative, a part of the master plan for the park ... MORE
Police: Owasco highway superintendent used town funds to buy equipment for his business

Police: Owasco highway superintendent used town funds to buy equipment for his business

The man who has served as Owasco Highway Superintendent since 2012 was arrested by state police on Thursday. The Bureau of Criminal Investigation reports that Robert Bruno, of Owasco was charged with official misconduct, a misdemeanor. He’s accused of using Town funds ... MORE
Everybody’s Italian for a day at Owasco Italian Festival in Cayuga County

Everybody’s Italian for a day at Owasco Italian Festival in Cayuga County

Lena Misuraca has been volunteering at the St. Francis of Assisi Italian Festival, held Saturday in Owasco and presented by the SS. Mary and Martha Parish, since way back when they were first held on Underwood Street. After all those years of ... MORE
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Painted sky along Owasco Lake (photo)

Painted sky tonight along Owasco Lake. Photo by Anthony Colucci.‎ ... MORE
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Deputies searching for pickup truck involved in crash with bicyclist in Cayuga County

The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a driver following a crash involving a bicyclist in Owasco. Lt. Michael Wellauer told The Citizen that the operator, described as a heavy-set, 6-foot tall white male in his 50s, was involved in the ... MORE
Fish die-off on Owasco Lake likely natural, not dangerous

Fish die-off on Owasco Lake likely natural, not dangerous

Local and state agencies are continuing to investigate a fish die-off on Owasco Lake, but early indications suggest it is likely the result of natural causes, several officials said Monday. Multiple area residents, in Facebook posts or tips to The Citizen, reported ... MORE
Foggy summer night (photo)

Foggy summer night (photo)

A foggy, summer night was captured in Owasco this past weekend after a stormy afternoon. Photo by Mike Ryan ... MORE
Ribs, Rhythm and Blues coming to Auburn’s Emerson Park

Ribs, Rhythm and Blues coming to Auburn’s Emerson Park

Lots of food, including ‘cheap eats’ from ALL the vendors, are one highlight of next weekend’s Ribs, Rhythm & Blues Festival. Auburn’s Rotary puts on the annual event, which club member Heather Edmunds tells us also includes 35 professional cook teams looking ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Sheriff Schenck talks recruiting challenge, changes coming from Albany

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Sheriff Schenck talks recruiting challenge, changes coming from Albany

Earlier this year Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck was in-studio discussing his first month on the job following an uncontested election last fall. He succeeded longtime Sheriff David Gould. Now, Sheriff Schenck has several months under his belt. He joined us for ... MORE
FLX holiday weekend fireworks schedule

FLX holiday weekend fireworks schedule

School is out, summer is in full swing and most Finger Lakes residents have a four-day holiday weekend on-tap to celebrate the Fourth of July. There will be fireworks in the skies above the region for the next several days. Below is ... MORE
State DEC to require consent decree for town of Owasco

State DEC to require consent decree for town of Owasco

The town of Owasco is awaiting the final draft of a consent decree from the state Department of Environmental Conservation after it was determined part of the town’s highway garage was built on protected wetlands. While working with the town on an ... MORE
Cayuga County man faces multiple felony weapons charges

Cayuga County man faces multiple felony weapons charges

Sheriff Brian Schenck reports the arrest of a 32-year-old Owasco Road resident on several felony charges following an investigation that involved Office of Immigration, Customers Enforcement, the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms, and State Police. Anthony Ranauro, 32, was charged with ... MORE
FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 ... MORE
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