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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 ... more
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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 ... more
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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 ... more
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Moravia woman arrested on bench warrant

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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 ... more
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Owasco Watershed Lake Assocation hosts 2022 Bob Bower Scientific Symposium

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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 ... more
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Abbott challenges Sen. Mannion for NY’s 52nd Senate District

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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 ... more
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Investigation underway after ATV or snowmobile crashes through ice on Owasco Lake

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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 ... more
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Cayuga County Democrats endorse Mannion for second term in state senate

Early voting in the primaries began Saturday
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, ... 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)

INSIDE THE FLX: Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason (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 ... more
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Owasco and Moravia set to opt-in for both marijuana sales and consumption

Town of Gorham expected to set public hearing on possible reversal of marijuana opt-in
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 ... more
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Cayuga County fire departments receive FEMA funding to split

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$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 ... more
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Three retired Auburn police officers open a redemption center in Owasco

State Sen. Mannion introduces bill to establish advanced recycling centers across New York
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 ... more
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The Finger Lakes Land Trust permanently protected 93 acres with conservation easement

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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 ... more
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Owasco Country Club sold to owners of Sunset Ridge, Lyndon Golf Course

Owasco Country Club sold to owners of Sunset Ridge, Lyndon Golf Course
The Owasco Country Club, which has been in operation for 120 years is changing hands. The golf course located at 6759 E. Lake Road was purchased by Philip Kless and Andrew Myers. The two own ... more
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Troopers: Owasco man nearly struck police cruiser head-on, found driving intoxicated with children in truck

Deputies: Huron mother accused of letting daughter skip 62 days of school, charged with child endangerment
State police say an Owasco man was intoxicated behind the wheel- and two children were in his vehicle during a traffic stop on Swamp Rd. After nearly colliding with a state trooper's cruiser head-on along ... more
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Several churches in Cayuga County to close, Catholic Diocese of Rochester says

Several churches in Cayuga County to close, Catholic Diocese of Rochester says
Call it another blow to local, faith-based organizations and congregations. The Catholic Diocese of Rochester is in the process of shutting down a number of churches in Auburn and Northern Cayuga County. The Auburn Citizen ... more
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Owasco Town Judge DiVietro resigns amid investigation into harassment of two women

Owasco Town Judge DiVietro resigns amid investigation into harassment of two women
The New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct announced that Mark A. DiVietro, a Justice of the Owasco Town Court in Cayuga County resigned while under investigation by the Commission for harassment of two women ... more
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Aileen McNabb-Coleman chosen to lead Cayuga County Legislature again

Aileen McNabb-Coleman chosen to lead Cayuga County Legislature again
Aileen McNabb-Coleman will lead the Cayuga County Legislature for a second consecutive year. The Owasco representative was chosen by the Legislature to serve as chair for the 2021 calendar. Legislators Andrew Dennison, of Cato, and ... more
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Owasco man who skipped sentencing, opening pizzeria in Tennessee will spend four years in prison

Owasco man who skipped sentencing, opening pizzeria in Tennessee will spend four years in prison
The 34-year-old who pleaded guilty to felony weapons charges in Cayuga County but left the state - opening a pizzeria in Tennessee - was sentenced on Tuesday. Anthony Ranauro, an Owasco man, was taken into ... more
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