Category: Port Byron

Return to class delayed in Port Byron as COVID-19 cases surge in Cayuga County

Return to class delayed in Port Byron as COVID-19 cases surge in Cayuga County

Port Byron Superintendent Neil O’Brien says that his district will delay reopening as COVID-19 cases surge in Cayuga County. “The new year brings hope and dreams of a return to normalcy, but it also forces us to deal with difficult decisions in ... MORE
Port Byron shuts down buildings, will go remote through January 4th

Port Byron shuts down buildings, will go remote through January 4th

The Port Byron Central School District is going remote through the holiday break. They say students will be welcomed back on January 4th – when the District hopes to ‘reset’. “Due to ongoing staffing issues with quarantines and the increasing spread of ... MORE
Port Byron schools will go remote before Christmas break

Port Byron schools will go remote before Christmas break

The Port Byron Central School District will go remote in the days leading up to Christmas break. The announcement came in a Facebook post earlier this week. “We have taken great pride on our ability to plan, reflect and change to meet ... MORE
Wegmans responds after questions raised about mask policy

Wegmans responds after questions raised about mask policy

Wegmans says it sees 99% compliance with mandated face coverings in their stores. The Rochester-based company tweeted out a statement after a reporter for The Auburn Citizen, tweeted out a lengthy thread addressing questions, comments, and concerns he’s received since the pandemic ... MORE
Grocery store in Port Byron fined $500 for violating COVID-19 regulations

Grocery store in Port Byron fined $500 for violating COVID-19 regulations

Altogether there were 10 businesses that were handed fines on Tuesday at a Cayuga County Board of Health meeting. One of them received a heftier-than-typical fine, because it was their second offense. Ed and Jean’s Market in Port Byron was fined $500, ... 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
Family Dollar, Maxwell’s, and Wegmans in Auburn all pay $50 fines for violating NYS mandates on masking

Family Dollar, Maxwell’s, and Wegmans in Auburn all pay $50 fines for violating NYS mandates on masking

Several businesses in Cayuga County have been fined $50 for violating New York’s rules around operation during the Coronavirus Pandemic. Consent orders were approved and signed this week for four businesses including Ed and Jean’s Market in Port Byron, Family Dollar in ... MORE
Sheriff asks for public’s assistance locating suspicious person in Cayuga County

Sheriff asks for public’s assistance locating suspicious person in Cayuga County

The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a person of interest in the area of Port Byron. The person has been seen over the last two weeks and is suspected of entering a number of vacant buildings. They say he appears ... MORE
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
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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