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State police charge Port Byron student for making threat

State police charge Port Byron student for making threat
State Police arrested a 13-year-old Port Byron student for making a claim to harm other students at the school. Troopers say at no time did investigators believe his threats would be carried put and at ... more
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Officials: Student falsely reported bomb threat against Port Byron School District

Officials: Student falsely reported bomb threat against Port Byron School District
A threat made over social media against the Port Byron Central School District on Monday was deemed non-credible. According to school officials, a student reported to district administrators and New York State Police that a ... more
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Superintendent: Port Byron eyes communication changes after student arrest

Superintendent: Port Byron eyes communication changes after student arrest
After a student was charged by state police with making threats on social media last week, the Port Byron Central School District has vowed to improve how it communicates with parents in a crisis. A ... more
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Port Byron parents angered at lack of administrative communication over school threat

Port Byron parents angered at lack of administrative communication over school threat
About 40 people — many of them parents of students in the Cayuga County community — rallied Monday to express their frustration with how the Port Byron School District handled a recent school threat. A ... more
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State Police: 12-year-old Port Byron student makes ‘terroristic threat’ on social media

Larceny in progress call leads to one arrest at Eastview Store
A 12-year-old boy has been arrested on felony charges, according to State Police, after making a terroristic threat about students at the Port Byron School District. Police say that claims were made on social media ... more
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Superintendent: Police investigate Port Byron student’s concerning Instagram post

Superintendent: Police investigate Port Byron student's concerning Instagram post
New York State Police have opened an investigation at the Port Byron Central School District after a middle school student made a concerning post on social media Thursday night, Superintendent Neil O'Brien said. At around ... more
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Was it the lottery? Port Byron would lose total state aid under Cuomo plan

The Port Byron Central School District could be in line to lose hundreds of thousands of dollars in state aid during the state's next fiscal year. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's 2018-2019 executive budget proposal released Tuesday ... more
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Port Byron’s $13 million school capital project approved by state

Port Byron's $13 million school capital project approved by state
The Port Byron Central School District's latest capital project has the green light. District Superintendent Neil O'Brien said the $13 million project received approval from the state Jan. 9. The endeavor, which was approved by ... more
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Major flooding in Cayuga County; Port Byron among hardest hit

Major flooding in Cayuga County; Port Byron among hardest hit
On Friday, as warm air held on in the Finger Lakes -- several communities in Cayuga County were hit hard by flooding. While the National Weather Service reported that an ice jam along the Seneca ... more
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