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Auburn man charged with DWI after crashing pickup truck into pond

What’s happening at Fingerlakes Mall in 2021?
Deputies investigated a motor vehicle crash on July 20 at 10:51 p.m. near Finger Lakes Mall Drive and Clark Street Road in Aurelius. They found a black Ford F250 sinking into the pond in front ... more
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Aurelius man seriously injured in hay baler accident

Aurelius man seriously injured in hay baler accident
A Cayuga County man was seriously injured in a hay baler accident on Sunday afternoon. Timothy Clark, 59, of Aurelius, was operating a hay baler at 7596 Donovan Road when the incident occurred. First responders ... more
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One displaced after home collapse in Aurelius

Several departments battle fire, cold in Cayuga County
A home collapse on Friday at 6943 River Road in Aurelius displaced one resident, according to Cayuga County 911 dispatchers. The call about the collapse came in at 2:53 p.m., and the home was condemned ... more
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Springport woman arrested for felony DWI in Aurelius

Springport woman arrested for felony DWI in Aurelius
The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office arrested a woman for felony DWI following a traffic stop. Heidi M. Walsh, 43, of Union Springs, was charged on June 30, 2024, after a deputy observed her vehicle failing ... more
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Cayuga Nation gets temporary restraining order against drive-in owner

Cayuga Nation gets temporary restraining order against drive-in owner
The Cayuga Nation has secured a temporary restraining order against Paul Meyer, owner of Fingerlakes Drive-In, preventing him from entering Nation property next to the theater in Aurelius. The restraining order from State Supreme Court ... more
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Finger Lakes Drive-In creates new entrance after Cayuga Nation puts up blockade amid legal dispute

Finger Lakes Drive-In creates new entrance after Cayuga Nation puts up blockade amid legal dispute
The Finger Lakes Drive-In is opening for the season this weekend, showing double features of "If" and "Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes." However, the Cayuga Nation placed concrete blocks in the driveway, complicating ... more
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Three injured in two-car crash in Aurelius

Three injured in two-car crash in Aurelius
Three people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a two-car crash on Sunday afternoon in the town of Aurelius. The accident occurred at the intersection of Routes 5&20 near Veterans Memorial Parkway, ... more
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Renewable natural gas project proposed for Cayuga County

Renewable natural gas project proposed for Cayuga County
Developer Novilla RNG is planning a renewable natural gas project, titled Morning Light RNG, at O'Hara Farms in Aurelius. The project, located at 1136 Chamberlain Road, will involve a 2.5-million gallon digester, producing the equivalent ... more
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Aurelius man charged with resisting arrest, trespass, and disorderly conduct after Cayuga County Office Building incident

On May 19 deputies from the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office arrested Carl M. Bond, 36, of Aurelius, on multiple charges, including Menacing 3rd, Resisting Arrest, Trespass, and Disorderly Conduct. The arrest followed an incident on ... more
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Seneca Falls native, retired Auburn teacher identified as victim in fatal Aurelius wreck

Seneca Falls native, retired Auburn teacher identified as victim in fatal Aurelius wreck
New York State Police have identified Anthony J. Carnevale, 74, as the man killed in a multi-vehicle accident on 5&20 last Friday. The crash involved a tractor-trailer and three other vehicles. The incident occurred when ... more
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Finger Lakes Drive-In says it will open in June despite blockade put up by Cayuga Nation

Finger Lakes Drive-In says it will open in June despite blockade put up by Cayuga Nation
The Finger Lakes Drive-In in Aurelius is planning to open in June despite a property dispute with the Cayuga Nation that has led to a blockade of the theater's entrance. The dispute, which is now ... more
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Officials remind drivers to use caution in work zones after two fatal incidents last week in Finger Lakes

NYS Police and DOT team up for “Operation Hardhat” campaign
A Thruway maintenance worker, Mark Vara, 58, remains in guarded condition following a tragic accident on Interstate 90 near exit 47 last Thursday afternoon. Vara and his colleague, 62-year-old Vincent Giammarva, were struck by a ... more
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Fatal multi-vehicle Aurelius work zone crash on 5&20 claims one life, others injured

Fatal multi-vehicle Aurelius work zone crash on 5&20 claims one life, others injured
A tragic accident in a work zone on State Route 5&20 resulted in the death of a 74-year-old man and minor injuries to others on Friday. The New York State Police responded to the scene ... more
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Two arrested for defacing signs in Aurelius

Two arrested for defacing signs in Aurelius
On April 30 the Cayuga County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of criminal mischief on Cranebrook Drive in the Town of Aurelius. Deputies were called to the scene at 4:18 p.m. after multiple signs ... more
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Cayuga Nation’s internal leadership dispute reignites after Union Springs, drive-in theater issues

Halftown declares victory in Cayuga Nation leadership dispute; opposition disagrees
The Cayuga Council of Chiefs has publicly criticized the actions of Clint Halftown, the federally recognized leader of the Cayuga Nation, over recent disputes involving local community resources and businesses. Last Wednesday, the council condemned ... more
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Fingerlakes Mall to host Spring Carnival this weekend: Event details, hours, and more here!

Fingerlakes Mall to host Spring Carnival this weekend: Event details, hours, and more here!
The Fingerlakes Mall will kick off its Spring Carnival on Friday bringing a weekend full of fun and excitement to Aurelius. The event, hosted in the mall's front parking lot, will feature a variety of ... more
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Cayuga Nation puts up blockade in front of Finger Lakes Drive-In as court battle begins over land dispute

Finger Lakes Drive-In says it will open in June despite blockade put up by Cayuga Nation
The Finger Lakes Drive-In, a beloved outdoor movie theater in Aurelius, is embroiled in a legal battle to keep its gates open after the Cayuga Nation placed concrete blocks at the theater's entrance. Owner Paul ... more
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Cayuga Nation acquires 40-acres in Aurelius: Part of Finger Lakes Drive-In part of new dispute

Finger Lakes Drive-In says it will open in June despite blockade put up by Cayuga Nation
The Cayuga Nation has recently expanded its territorial holdings by acquiring a 40-acre parcel located at 1044 Clark Street Road in the Town of Aurelius. This land purchase is in close proximity to the Finger ... more
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Auburn man arrested for DWI, suspended registration

Auburn man arrested for DWI, suspended registration
The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of an Auburn man for DWI after a traffic stop on Arterial East near Veteran's Memorial Parkway in Aurelius. According to a news release, 36-year-old Robert Bishop ... more
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