Category: Aurora

The Inns of Aurora named a Best Company to Work for in New York State

The Inns of Aurora named a Best Company to Work for in New York State

The Inns of Aurora is excited to announce its placement on the 2022 list of Best Companies to Work for in New York, earning distinction as the sole hospitality company on the list of 75 businesses and organizations. Created in 2007 and managed by Best ... MORE
Former Cayuga County Treasurer James Orman elected mayor of Aurora

Former Cayuga County Treasurer James Orman elected mayor of Aurora

A longtime public servant in Cayuga County will continue being a resource for local community members, even after his retirement. James Orman, longtime Cayuga County Treasurer, was recently elected to be the mayor of Aurora. According to The Citizen, Orman won an ... MORE
U.S. Rep. Katko secures $9M for projects in CNY, Cayuga and Wayne counties

U.S. Rep. Katko secures $9M for projects in CNY, Cayuga and Wayne counties

U.S. Representative John Katko has secured $9 million in funding for ten projects across New York’s 24th congressional district. Cayuga County is set to receive some of that funding for three projects: $500,000 for a Great Lakes study through the U.S. Army ... MORE
MacKenzie-Childs announces new craft festival set for April

MacKenzie-Childs announces new craft festival set for September

MacKenzie-Childs has announced a new Artisan Craft Festival to debut in Aurora this fall. The festival will take place the weekend of September 30 to October 2, 2022. It will be hosted by MacKenzie-Childs at their headquarters in Aurora and feature roughly ... MORE
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Wells College welcomes new VP of academic and student affairs

Susan Henking will join Wells College this summer as the new vice president of academic and student affairs. The private college is located in the Village of Aurora in Cayuga County and serves about 450 students. Henking will join the college’s administrative ... MORE
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Susan Henking named Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs at Wells College

Wells College announced today that it has named Susan Henking—a skilled higher education professional with a broad range of executive and academic leadership experience—as its new vice president for academic and student affairs. Henking, who starts her position on July 1, 2022, ... MORE
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Southern Cayuga CSD drama club set to perform Mamma Mia for Spring 2022 musical

After a yearlong hiatus, the Southern Cayuga CSD drama club is pleased to return to the stage and present the upcoming performances of Mamma Mia for their spring 2022 musical.  “You would never know that these students haven’t had a musical in ... MORE
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Group exhibition by regional artists opens February 24 at Wells College’s String Room Gallery

The String Room Gallery of Wells College is pleased to announce the opening of “Life as Clouds,” a group exhibition juried and curated by the students in the Professional Practices in Visual Arts course. All are welcome to the gallery for a ... MORE
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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