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Massive fire at Aurora Ridge Dairy under investigation

Massive fire at Aurora Ridge Dairy under investigation
Firefighters were called to the scene of a barn fire in the Poplar Ridge Fire District around 9:20 p.m. First responders say there were approximately 300 calves inside the barn, and that there was an ... more
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THE LEADERSHIP JOURNEY: Chris Belfi of MaxPotential Coaching (podcast)

THE LEADERSHIP JOURNEY: Chris Belfi of MaxPotential Coaching (podcast)
On this month's edition of the Leadership Journey, Gwen-Webber-McLeod welcomes Chris Belfi who is the founder of MaxPotential Coaching LLC in-studio. Learn about Chris and hear some of his methods for increased productivity and tackling ... more
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Second public hearing held on Shakelton Inn tax abatement request by Inns of Aurora

Second public hearing held on Shakelton Inn tax abatement request by Inns of Aurora
A second public comment session regarding the Inns of Aurora's requested tax abatement for their Shakelton House Project was held during a regular Cayuga County Industrial Development Agency meeting on Tuesday. An initial public hearing ... more
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Aurora Mayor Bennett re-elected, plus Cayuga County-area results

Aurora Mayor Bennett re-elected, plus Cayuga County-area results
The meeting room in Aurora's firehouse was somber as election results were called out after all the votes had been counted, and Bonnie Apgar Bennett was welcomed into her third term as village mayor. Of ... more
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Aurora’s three mayoral and three trustee candidates participate in forum

Aurora's three mayoral and three trustee candidates participate in forum
Candidates running for mayor and two trustee seats in Aurora came together Tuesday night at the Morgan Opera House to share their platforms with the community so residents can cast informed votes at the polls ... more
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Cayuga County-area village elections: Who’s running for office this year?

Cayuga County-area village elections: Who's running for office this year?
Several villages in Cayuga County and western Onondaga County will be holding elections March 20, and although many ballots are filled with unopposed incumbents, a few races are contested with a strong turnout of political ... more
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Cayuga County authority report calls for $30 million water, sewer upgrades in Aurora

Cayuga County authority report calls for $30 million water, sewer upgrades in Aurora
Significant water and sewer improvements amounting to just over $30 million were identified for the village of Aurora in a report prepared for the Cayuga County Water and Sewer Authority. The report, part of CCWSA's ... more
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Shakelton House to become the Inns of Aurora’s fifth inn, Inns seek tax abatement

Shakelton House to become the Inns of Aurora's fifth inn, Inns seek tax abatement
The Inns of Aurora is renovating the Shakelton House at 418 Main St. to become its fifth inn and asked the county for a tax abatement for the project during a Cayuga County Industrial Development ... more
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Aurora considering activated carbon to combat threat of toxins in water

Aurora considering activated carbon to combat threat of toxins in water
The village of Aurora held a public meeting Saturday to discuss solutions to the threat of harmful algal blooms in Cayuga Lake. Stephen Waldvogel of GHD Consulting Services Inc. was present to discuss results of ... more
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Aurora to hold public meeting Saturday on water issues

Aurora to hold public meeting Saturday on water issues
The village of Aurora is holding a public meeting on water issues Saturday, with the attendance of an engineering firm and representatives from the Cayuga County Department of Health and the Cayuga County Water and ... more
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THE LOVING CUP: Laura Colburn & Alex Schloop of Inns of Aurora (podcast)

THE LOVING CUP: Laura Colburn & Alex Schloop of Inns of Aurora (podcast)
Meet Laura Coburn and Alex Schloop of Auburn, NY and hear their take on gratitude and why they love their jobs as Programming Director and Creative Director at the Inns of Aurora as they join ... more
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Progress 2018: Food and drink promotional trails evolve in Cayuga County

Progress 2018: Food and drink promotional trails evolve in Cayuga County
On the back of every menu at the Inns of Aurora, printed below a map of the Finger Lakes region, is a message from Executive Chef Patrick Higgins. "Respect for ingredients, for farmers, and for ... more
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Wells College to state: Don’t discontinue financial support program

Wells College to state: Don't discontinue financial support program
The president of Wells College is questioning Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal to eliminate a funding source for private colleges, saying it takes money away from students. The 2018-2019 executive budget calls for the removal of ... more
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As Wells College looks to get out of water business, harmful algal bloom measures addressed

As Wells College looks to get out of water business, harmful algal bloom measures addressed
Wells College has been providing water for the village of Aurora since the 1920s, but the water plant is old and needs to be replaced, President Jonathan Gibralter said. “The reason we had a water ... more
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Aurora, Skaneateles featured in Vogue magazine wine guide

Aurora, Skaneateles featured in Vogue magazine wine guide
A Jan. 19 guide to Finger Lakes wine in Vogue magazine heavily features wineries and restaurants in Aurora and Skaneateles. The travel guide is provided by Thomas Pastuszak, wine director at the New York City ... more
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Few ‘bear’ the annual Aurora Polar Plunge to celebrate new year

Few 'bear' the annual Aurora Polar Plunge to celebrate new year
Snow or shine, for the past 15 years, Adam Rossbach has celebrated every New Year's Day the same way: First, he shimmies down to his swim trunks on the icy shore of Cayuga Lake. Then, ... more
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Mackenzie-Childs Warehouse Sale returns after two-year COVID-19 hiatus

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After a two-year COVID-19 hiatus, the popular Mackenzie-Childs Warehouse Sale returns later this month. The Citizen reports the Aurora home décor company announced the return of the sale Tuesday. It will be Friday, June 17, ... more
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