Category: Owasco

U.S. Rep Katko’s bill to expand rural access to federal disaster aid moves closer to House vote

U.S. Rep Katko’s bill to expand rural access to federal disaster aid moves closer to House vote

U.S. Rep. John Katko’s bill to secure federal disaster aid for rural communities is moving towards a House vote. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee pushed the legislation forward on Thursday, April 28. Katko’s bill aims improve access to federal disaster relief ... MORE
Cayuga County Legislature schedules public hearing on plan to cut membership from 15 to 11

Cayuga County Legislature schedules public hearing on plan to cut membership from 15 to 11

The Cayuga County Legislature has scheduled a public hearing on a bipartisan plan to shrink the lawmaking body from the current 15, to 11 members. The hearing will be Tuesday, May 24 at 6 p.m. The measure calling for the hearing passed ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: Cayuga County Legislator Aileen McNabb on shrinking the legislature, the opening of Emerson Park and more (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Cayuga County Legislator Aileen McNabb on shrinking the legislature, the opening of Emerson Park and more (podcast)

In this episode, we talk with the District 6 Cayuga County Legislator about the proposal to shrink the legislature from 15 to 11 members, a new Director for Cayuga Strategic Solutions, American Rescue Plan Act funding, a new County Operations Officer and ... MORE
Former chair of Owasco ethics board requests state investigation into two alleged incidents

Former chair of Owasco ethics board requests state investigation into two alleged incidents

An Owasco town councilor has asked the state to investigate allegations of misconduct following his removal from the town ethics board. Fred Cornelius, the former chair of Owasco’s ethics board, notified the town in February that he planned to look into concerns ... MORE
Owasco Lake Watershed Management Council updates Auburn City Council on its efforts

Owasco Lake Watershed Management Council updates Auburn City Council on its efforts

The Auburn City Council got an update from Owasco Lake Watershed Management Council (OWLMC) Director Dr. Adam Effler at its meeting last week. OWLMC works with the city of Auburn, the town of Owasco, Cayuga County and other surrounding towns and agencies ... MORE
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Moravia woman arrested on bench warrant

Police say a Moravia woman was arrested on a bench warrant. According to a news release, State Police in Auburn arrested Sarah L. Horner, 37, of Moravia on a bench warrant originating from a driving while intoxicated arrest. The original charges stem ... MORE
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Owasco Watershed Lake Assocation hosts 2022 Bob Bower Scientific Symposium

The Owasco Watershed Lake Association (OWLA) hosts their annual Bob Bower Scientific Symposium: A Scientific Symposium in “Plain English” on Saturday, March 19th. This PDH-approved event meets online, offering 3 contact hours for attendees. Sponsored in part by the Finger Lakes Museum, ... MORE
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Abbott challenges Sen. Mannion for NY’s 52nd Senate District

Onondaga County Legislator Julie Abbott is seeking the Republican nomination in the newly-redrawn 52nd New York State Senate District against Democratic incumbent state Sen. John Mannion. The district includes the City of Auburn and towns of Owasco and Sennett in Cayuga County, ... MORE
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Investigation underway after ATV or snowmobile crashes through ice on Owasco Lake

The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent accident on Owasco Lake. On Tuesday around 5:20 p.m. a person may have been riding a small ATV or snowmobile that was lost in a crash on the lake. It happened between Buck ... MORE
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Cayuga County Democrats endorse Mannion for second term in state senate

Cayuga County Democrats endorse Mannion for second term in state senate

New York State Senator John Mannion has received the endorsement of the Cayuga County Democratic Committee for the third election in a row and his first time as an incumbent. The committee voted on Wednesday, February 2 to endorse Mannion, D-Geddes, for ... MORE
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INSIDE THE FLX: Cayuga County Legislator Aileen McNabb-Coleman on the tabling of a mask enforcement measure, snow INSIDE her office and more (podcast)

In this episode, I talk with District 6 Cayuga County Legislator Aileen McNabb-Coleman about her time as chair. Also, the new Republican majority of the Legislature, the tabling of a measure that would have directed the county Health Department not to enforce ... MORE
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Owasco and Moravia set to opt-in for both marijuana sales and consumption

The Cayuga County towns of Owasco and Sterling have opted-in, or more specifically, have not opted out, of both retail marijuana sales and on-premise consumption. The Citizen quotes Owasco Supervisor Ed Wagner as saying residents support the idea. He also said because ... MORE
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Cayuga County fire departments receive FEMA funding to split

$5.6 million dollars in FEMA funding will be split among several Cayuga County fire departments. The funds will go towards hiring more firefighters and promoting safety among firefighters. The City of Auburn Fire Department will receive $1.2 million dollars to hire 5 ... MORE
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Three retired Auburn police officers open a redemption center in Owasco

A new redemption center has been opened at 7259 Owasco Road in Owasco. Bag O’ Nickels was started by three retired Auburn police officers: Chris Major, John Breeze and Brian Blanchfield. They partnered with Rob Swietoniowski and Mark DiVietro to start the ... MORE
The Finger Lakes Land Trust permanently protected 93 acres with conservation easement

The Finger Lakes Land Trust permanently protected 93 acres with conservation easement

The Finger Lakes Land and Trust has announced in a press release the securing of lands bordering the Owasco Inlet: The Finger Lakes Land Trust (FLLT) today announced it has permanently protected 93 acres in the town of Groton, Tompkins County with ... MORE