New Wells College president sees sustainability, growth for the future

AURORA — Wells College President Jonathan Gibralter outlined his vision for the small liberal arts college at his inauguration on Saturday, vowing that new efforts to boost enrollment, enhance campus facilities and recruit more students from upstate New York will… The Auburn Citizen – News: Read More more

Near-record warm arrives in the FLX: Enjoy it while it lasts

Southerly winds, sunshine and a very warm air mass will combine to bring near record warmth to the Finger Lakes region Tuesday afternoon. Many places will see high temperatures 20 to 25 degrees above normal. Many areas will reach the low 80s this afternoon, with the remainder of the region pushing well into the upper 70s. For some, it will... more

Monday kicks off a damp week in the FLX

Monday and Tuesday will be a bit unsettled and very warm across the Finger Lakes. Warm air is surging north out ahead of a storm system developing over the middle of the country. This system will rapidly intensify as it passes through the northern Great Lakes and into eastern Canada. The Finger Lakes will be on the warm side of... more

What impact — if any — will del Lago Resort & Casino have on Cayuga County?

Sean Lattimore wouldn't be faulted for being nervous about how del Lago Resort & Casino, a $440 million project in Tyre, Seneca County, will affect his business in neighboring Cayuga County. But Lattimore, who owns Springside Inn in Fleming and is planning to build a new hotel near Owasco Lake, isn't worried. The Auburn Citizen – News: Read More more

League of Women Voters 54th Senate candidates forum set for Thursday

Two of the three candidates for the 54th state Senate District will address voters and answer questions at a forum Thursday sponsored by the The Geneva League of Women Voters. The forum will feature candidates Democrat Kenan Baldridge and Republican Floyd Rayburn, who is running on the Reform line. The League stated candidate Pam Helming did not respond to the... more

Finger Lakes wineries win top honors

Anthony Road Wine Company and Keuka Spring Vineyards recently received top honors in the Six Nations Wine Challenge in Australia. Anthony Road Winery was awarded White Wine of Show and the Best Riesling trophy with its 2014 dry riesling. Keuka Springs Vineyards’ 2014 gewurztraminer won a Best of Class trophy for Aromatic Non-Riesling Wine. Daily Messenger: Read More more

Auburn football caps off regular season with shutout win over Liverpool

After allowing 44 points last week in a win over Utica Proctor, the Maroons knew they would need a better defensive effort against a desperate Liverpool team. They got it. Auburn football pitched a shutout against the Warriors Friday night at Holland Stadium, emerging with a 30-0 win in its final regular season game. The win improves the Maroons’ playoff... more

Wanted NYC bank robber found under Auburn shelter bed

A Staten Island man wanted for allegedly committing a New York City bank robbery was found under a Chapel House Homeless Shelter bed Wednesday afternoon where he threatened to shoot responding police officers, according to the Auburn Police Department. Officers arrived at 290 Grant Ave. around 1 pm after staff reported a male was staying with a female resident and... more

New York has third highest cell phone tax in U.S.

You probably didn’t need a study to know this, but here’s one anyway: The Tax Foundation ranks New York third among the states with the highest cell phone taxes and fees. The study shows only Washington and Nebraska have higher phone taxes. The average state and local tax rate in New York is 18 percent. You can see the full study by... more

One person airlifted to hospital after Cayuga County crash

One person was injured Thursday night in a car crash and taken by helicopter to the hospital. At 8:11 pm firefighters from Union Springs, Fleming and Aurelius as well as American Medical Response ambulance responded to state Route 326 and Oakwood Road, near Oakwood Service Center, in the town of Springport. Syracuse.com – News: Read More more
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