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Missing child from Auburn found in Syracuse
August 3, 2021, 7:49 pm | Source
The Auburn Police Department announced on Tuesday that a missing child was located.
Cayuga County farm to pay $111K penalty for March violations
August 3, 2021, 4:15 pm | Source
A Cayuga County farm operating in the Cayuga Lake watershed has agreed to pay more than $100,000 in penalties and adhere to a strict state monitoring plan under terms of a consent order reached with the state last month.
Cayuga County schedules final farmers market coupon distributions
August 3, 2021, 3:00 pm | Source
The Cayuga County Office for the Aging has announced the final distribution events for senior farmers market coupons this summer. They will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays, Aug. 10, 17 and 24, in the parking lot of…
Cuomo signs bill ending use of 'inmate' in NY law
August 3, 2021, 1:15 pm | Source
In New York law, incarcerated individuals will no longer be referred to as inmates.
NY state: Weedsport adult care facility can't operate for 60 days, must relocate residents
August 3, 2021, 11:00 am | Source
An adult care facility in Weedsport must relocate its residents after the state Department of Health suspended its operating certificate last week.
CDC: 'Substantial' COVID-19 transmission in Cayuga County, masks recommended
August 3, 2021, 11:00 am | Source
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending fully vaccinated residents to wear masks due to "substantial" COVID-19 transmission in Cayuga County.
NY teachers union says 'no' to any COVID-19 vaccine mandates
As Gov. Andrew Cuomo encourages school districts to require COVID-19 vaccinations or weekly testing, the state teachers union announced its opposition to vaccine mandates.
NY senators to seek ideas from voters at Syracuse hearing on how to improve elections
A group of state senators is seeking input from voters on how to improve election administration in New York.
Buchberger: Running shoes for older feet
We are seeing more people maintain an active lifestyle over the age of 50, and running is a common part of this lifestyle. As with running at any age, the footwear you choose can make or break you. Running shoes…
Cuomo questioned 11 hours in sexual harassment inquiry
August 3, 2021, 1:53 am | Source
NEW YORK — Investigators conducting an inquiry into sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo questioned him for eleven hours when he met with them last month, The New York Times reported Monday.
Where to find a blood drive in the Cayuga County area
August 2, 2021, 2:15 pm | Source
The following blood drives are scheduled to take place in the Cayuga County area:
Cayuga County property transfers: Aug. 1, 2021
August 1, 2021, 1:15 pm | Source
Recently recorded Cayuga County real estate transactions:
Suburban NY county considers letting police sue protesters
July 31, 2021, 10:46 pm | Source
MINEOLA — Lawmakers in a suburban New York county are set to vote Monday on a proposal that would allow police officers to sue protesters and collect financial damages — a move civil rights activists say is payback for demonstrations…
Three-car accident with injuries reported in Sennett
July 31, 2021, 10:00 pm | Source
A three-car accident with injuries in Sennett was reported Saturday morning, Cayuga County 911 dispatchers said.
People get creative at Cayuga County stamping, scrapbooking event
July 31, 2021, 9:40 pm | Source
AURELIUS — Sky Howard was thrilled to see so many crafting items up close in Aurelius instead of through a computer screen.
Skaneateles police hosting safety fair Sunday
July 31, 2021, 7:50 pm | Source
The Skaneateles Police Department is inviting the community to come out and meet its officers and learn more about traffic safety.
Despite vaccinations, COVID-19 rates rising across New York
July 31, 2021, 12:41 am | Source
ALBANY — The number of people testing positive for COVID-19 in New York continues to swell statewide as hospitalizations grow at a slower pace, according to the latest data released by the state Friday.
Fillmore Glen friends group gets $13K for kiosks, signs at state park
July 30, 2021, 11:00 pm | Source
A partner of a state park in Moravia is one of 30 organizations that has been awarded funding to support projects at New York state parks.
Cayuga County's COVID-19 active cases double in past week
July 30, 2021, 9:15 pm | Source
The Cayuga County Health Department reported Friday that 44 residents are now in isolation with active COVID-19 cases, up from 22 a week ago.
New York DEC seeks help tracking invasive pest
July 30, 2021, 8:34 pm | Source
Officials in New York are encouraging swimming pool owners to participate in an annual survey to help track an invasive insect.