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Taylor House Conference Center unveiled by Inns of Aurora in Cayuga County

The Inns of Aurora announced the opening of the Taylor House Conference Center this week. Taylor House Conference Center is situated in the center of the historic Village of Aurora, featuring charming views of the Village and Cayuga Lake. The Greek Revival building, ... MORE
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UPDATE: Skaneateles’ Blue Water Grill staff to temporarily work at Sherwood Inn

In an effort to help keep local restaurants operating under tough times, staff will be switching to another restaurant temporarily in Skaneateles. The Blue Water Grill in Skaneateles is going to be closed between Sept. 7 and Sept. 19. During this time, ... MORE
The Morgan Opera House will present Suffragists From The Stage Saturday, August 21 at 7:30 p.m.

The Morgan Opera House will present Suffragists From The Stage Saturday, August 21 at 7:30 p.m.

Suffragists From The Stage is a performance of pro-suffrage quotes that American actresses uttered during the fight for voting rights, a history lesson wrapped in a theatrical performance. Produced by the New Perspectives Theatre Company, https://www.newperspectivestheatre.org/ , it premiered in June 2017 ... MORE
Aurora, Cayuga County, Life, Stage
Grant win for Wells College means water plant improvements can happen without tax implication

Grant win for Wells College means water plant improvements can happen without tax implication

Wells College has secured much needed funding through a federal grant to help with water treatment plant improvements. The Aurora college said that it had been granted a $1 million award through the Northern Border Regional Commission. The 90-year-old system is in ... MORE
Aurora, Cayuga County, News
Mackenzie-Childs opts for a second year of going virtual for their famous Barn Sale

Mackenzie-Childs opts for a second year of going virtual for their famous Barn Sale

The Mackenzie-Childs Barn Sale will be held virtually for the second year in a row on Wednesday, July 28 until Sunday, August 1. Discounts of up to 70% off will be offered on furniture, ceramics, and much more. The success of last ... MORE
Aurora, Cayuga County, Events, Life
HABs shut down two beaches in Cayuga County

HABs shut down two beaches in Cayuga County

The Cayuga County Health Department informed the public this week that the beaches at Wells College and Camp Casper Gregory on Cayuga Lake are closed due to the presence of harmful algal blooms (HABs). The Wells College beach was closed on Friday ... MORE
Wells College has accreditation reaffirmed after being placed on probation

Wells College has accreditation reaffirmed after being placed on probation

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education has informed Wells College that it reaffirmed the Wells College’s accreditation at its meeting held June 24. The College had been on probation with the Middle States Commission since June 2019. Over the past two years — ... MORE
Wells College announces Covid-19 vaccine requirements

Wells College announces Covid-19 vaccine requirements

A recent press release from Wells College announces Covid-19 vaccination requirements for all students and employees: All members of the campus community must be fully immunized by August 15, in preparation for the fall 2021 semester. Wells College announced today that it ... MORE
Aurora, Cayuga County, Health, News
Wells College hosts 153rd Commencement ceremony in Aurora

Wells College hosts 153rd Commencement ceremony in Aurora

During Wells College’s 153rd Commencement ceremony today, President Jonathan Gibralter conferred undergraduate degrees upon 73 graduating students. In addition, a longtime professor who is retiring this year was granted the honorary title of professor emeritus, and several students were honored with academic ... MORE
Wells College President Gibralter responds after hate crimes in Georgia

Wells College President Gibralter responds after hate crimes in Georgia

Wells College President Jonathan Gibralter condemned the hate crimes that occurred earlier this week in Georgia- after six Asian-Americans were killed in a series of murders. He labeled the attacks domestic terrorism. He published a lengthy statement on behalf of the school- ... MORE
Cayuga County warns of potential COVID exposure at four local businesses

Cayuga County warns of potential COVID exposure at four local businesses

The Cayuga County Health Department is telling residents to watch out for symptoms if they visited any four establishments after positive COVID tests. The businesses included are: – Falcon Lanes in Auburn. The potential exposure occurred on October 31st between 9 a.m ... MORE
Wells College extends remote learning after four more positive COVID tests reported

Wells College extends remote learning after four more positive COVID tests reported

The college in Cayuga County that switched to remote learning a week after announcing that it had been COVID free for the first two months of the fall semester is extending it. Wells College President Jonathan Gibralter notified the campus community on ... MORE
Wells College going remote for the week after positive COVID test

Wells College going remote for the week after positive COVID test

On Tuesday, Wells College notified the campus community that there was a report of an individual on campus who has tested positive for COVID-19. As result, the college announced they would be moving fully remote through Sunday, November 8th. All activities on ... MORE
No cases of COVID-19 yet at Wells College

Wells College keeps campus open with no confirmed cases of COVID-19 so far

More than nine weeks into the fall semester, Wells College has succeeded in doing what few other colleges could: Keep its campus 100 percent free of the coronavirus. Since the fall semester began, no active cases of COVID-19 have been detected during ... 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