Category: Port Byron

Erie Canal Heritage Park at Port Byron,

Erie Canal Heritage Park at Port Byron, Port of Newark recognized by National Heritage Corridor

The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor announced recipients of the 2020 Erie Canalway Heritage Award of Excellence on Thursday. The Erie Canal Heritage Park at Port Byron and Gateway Harbor of the Tonawandas in North Tonawanda and Tonawanda both received recognition. The ... MORE
Deputies: Port Byron woman hurt after drunk driver crashes into rear of her vehicle in Tyre

Deputies: Port Byron woman hurt after drunk driver crashes into rear of her vehicle in Tyre

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Syracuse driver following a two-car crash at the intersection of State Route 5 and State Route 89 in Tyre. Deputies say it happened around 7 a.m. on Sunday and resulted in a ... MORE
Troopers: Port Byron man accused of sexually abusing child

Troopers: Port Byron man accused of sexually abusing child

New York State Police have arrested a 36-year-old Port Byron man for sexually abusing a victim who was less than 15 years old. William Evans III, 36, was charged with second-degree criminal sex act. Police say the victim was under 15, but ... MORE
Port Byron man flees scene of DWI rollover crash in Wayne County

Port Byron man flees scene of DWI rollover crash in Wayne County

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Port Byron man following the investigation of a crash in the town of Savannah. Deputies charged Reginald Townsend, 47, with DWI, failure to keep right, moving from lane unsafely, and leaving the ... MORE
Felony charge, several misdemeanors for Port Byron driver after crash outside of Auburn

Felony charge, several misdemeanors for Port Byron driver after crash outside of Auburn

Sheriff Brian Schenck reports that on Monday around 9:25 p.m. deputies responded to a crash on State Street Road in the Town of Throop. Investigators determined that Ashley Gotham, 29, of Port Byron was traveling on State Street Road, or Route 38 ... MORE
Teen reported missing in Cayuga County

Teen reported missing in Cayuga County

Sheriff Brian Schenck reports that the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate a missing teen. Angelia Sanchez, 13, is said to have ran away from her home on King Street in the Village of Port Bryon. She left sometime during ... MORE
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Port Byron CSD Superintendent O’Brien will retire in 2021

Port Byron CSD Superintendent O’Brien will retire in 2021

By the end of 2021, the superintendent who has led the Port Byron Central School District since 2004 will retire. Neil O’Brien will retire in December 2021, as principal Mike Jorgensen succeeds him in the post. The Citizen reports that O’Brien took ... MORE
Sheriff: Port Byron man tried to receive a large quantity of meth through the mail

Sheriff: Port Byron man tried to receive a large quantity of meth through the mail

Sheriff Brian Schenck reports the arrest of a Port Byron resident following a drug investigation in Cayuga County. He says that following an extended investigation, which resulted from a tip being submitted by a member of the public, James Hall, 53, of ... MORE
Cayuga County 911 dealing with massive workload since discovery changes took hold

Cayuga County 911 dealing with massive workload since discovery changes took hold

Cayuga County E-911 has some staffing issues that it needs to resolve. At least that was the pitch heard by the Cayuga County Legislature this week when they met. E-911 Administrator Denise Spingler addressed the legislators at a meeting on Wednesday – ... MORE
CNY HOOPS NATION: Aiden Retzos of Faith Heritage & the week in OHSL high school basketball (podcast)

CNY HOOPS NATION: Aiden Retzos of Faith Heritage & the week in OHSL high school basketball (podcast)

Introducing the CNY Hoops Nation Podcast covering the high school basketball scene for Oswego County and Onondaga High School League including Weedsport, Port Byron, Skaneateles, Auburn and Cato-Meridian. Our goal is to provide a platform where we discuss scores, stats and news ... MORE
Christmas Eve crash in Cayuga County remains under investigation

Christmas Eve crash in Cayuga County remains under investigation

On Christmas Eve a two-car crash in the town of Mentz left four people seriously injured. Several weeks later that accident remains under investigation. The crash happened on Centerport Road shortly before 7 p.m. near the intersection with Nauvoo Road. The Cayuga ... MORE
Serious crash in Port Byron on Centerport Rd.

Four seriously hurt after head-on-crash in Mentz

Several people were transported to a Syracuse hospital after a violent two-car crash in Cayuga County on Christmas Eve. The crash was reported around 7 p.m. on Centerport Road ... MORE
Sheriff: Lyons man leads deputies on pursuit in Cayuga County before rollover crash

Sheriff: Lyons man leads deputies on pursuit in Cayuga County before rollover crash

Sheriff Schenck says a 28-year-old Lyons man was taken into custody after a pursuit and crash in Cayuga County last night. The whole ordeal happened around 10 p.m. Both the driver and a passenger were transported to a Syracuse hospital with minor ... MORE
Major power outage reported in Cayuga County

More than 3,000 without power in Cayuga County, but won’t impact voting

NYSEG is reporting that more than 3,000 customers are without power on Election Day, but the reason for that outage is unclear. Around 2 p.m. 3,141 customers in the middle of Cayuga County were without power. NSYEG’s outage map indicated that the ... MORE
Partnership allows Port Byron students to get care at community health center

Partnership allows Port Byron students to get care at community health center

The Port Byron Central School District is partnering with a community health center to treat students with acute health issues during the school day. Maggie Sayre, a licensed mental health counselor for the district’s high school and the person who spearhead the ... MORE