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INSIDE THE FLX: Jeff Emerson discusses campaign for Cayuga County Legislature District #3 (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Jeff Emerson discusses campaign for Cayuga County Legislature Dist
This week on Inside the FLX, Cayuga County Legislature Candidate Jeffrey Emerson is in-studio to talk about his campaign, issues he sees as big ones moving forward in Cayuga County, and how small communities like ... more
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Port Byron School District Superintendent feels good about the team he’s leaving behind as he retires

Port Byron School District Superintendent feels good about the team he’s leaving behind as he retires
Superintendent Neil O’Brien's last for the Port Bryon School District was Wednesday. He expressed his thoughts, saying he feels that he's retiring on a high note despite the challenges of the pandemic. He discussed leaving ... more
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Cayuga County fines grocery store in Port Byron, other businesses for mask violations

The state mandate on masks has been lifted, but not all counties in the region have caught up on enforcing the old rules. The Cayuga County Board of Health approved fines for eight businesses that ... more
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INSIDE GOVERNMENT: Port Byron Superintendent Neil O’Brien talks career, progress in education (watch)

Neil O'Brien will retire this year. He took on the role of superintendent of schools in the Port Byron Central School District in 2004. In 2021, as the coronavirus pandemic nears an end- he will ... more
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Tenants deal with worsening conditions as sale of apartment building waits state funds

Tenants deal with worsening conditions as sale of apartment building waits state funds
Housing has been complicated by the coronavirus pandemic. While there has been a lot of focus on evictions, or the lack of those proceedings, an apartment building in Port Byron has gone under the microscope ... more
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Port Byron pharmacy owner says they are getting hundreds of calls about COVID vaccine

Getting the vaccine into local residents' arms has been a challenge. Not just for the state or federal government, but for the folks on the ground actually administering the shots. The Auburn Citizen recently went ... more
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Return to class delayed in Port Byron as COVID-19 cases surge in Cayuga County

Port Byron School District Superintendent feels good about the team he’s leaving behind as he retires
Port Byron Superintendent Neil O'Brien says that his district will delay reopening as COVID-19 cases surge in Cayuga County. "The new year brings hope and dreams of a return to normalcy, but it also forces ... more
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Port Byron shuts down buildings, will go remote through January 4th

The Port Byron Central School District is going remote through the holiday break. They say students will be welcomed back on January 4th - when the District hopes to 'reset'. "Due to ongoing staffing issues ... more
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Port Byron schools will go remote before Christmas break

The Port Byron Central School District will go remote in the days leading up to Christmas break. The announcement came in a Facebook post earlier this week. "We have taken great pride on our ability ... more
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Wegmans responds after questions raised about mask policy

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Wegmans says it sees 99% compliance with mandated face coverings in their stores. The Rochester-based company tweeted out a statement after a reporter for The Auburn Citizen, tweeted out a lengthy thread addressing questions, comments, ... more
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Grocery store in Port Byron fined $500 for violating COVID-19 regulations

Grocery store in Port Byron fined $500 for violating COVID-19 regulations
Altogether there were 10 businesses that were handed fines on Tuesday at a Cayuga County Board of Health meeting. One of them received a heftier-than-typical fine, because it was their second offense. Ed and Jean's ... more
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DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as communities struggle economically (podcast)

DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as rural 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 ... more
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Family Dollar, Maxwell’s, and Wegmans in Auburn all pay $50 fines for violating NYS mandates on masking

Family Dollar, Maxwell’s, and Wegmans in Auburn all pay $50 fines for violating NYS mandates on masking
Several businesses in Cayuga County have been fined $50 for violating New York's rules around operation during the Coronavirus Pandemic. Consent orders were approved and signed this week for four businesses including Ed and Jean's ... more
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Sheriff asks for public’s assistance locating suspicious person in Cayuga County

Sheriff asks for public’s assistance locating suspicious person in Cayuga County
The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office is looking for a person of interest in the area of Port Byron. The person has been seen over the last two weeks and is suspected of entering a number ... more
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Erie Canal Heritage Park at Port Byron, Port of Newark recognized by National Heritage Corridor

Erie Canal Heritage Park at Port Byron,
The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor announced recipients of the 2020 Erie Canalway Heritage Award of Excellence on Thursday. The Erie Canal Heritage Park at Port Byron and Gateway Harbor of the Tonawandas in North ... more
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Deputies: Port Byron woman hurt after drunk driver crashes into rear of her vehicle in Tyre

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The Seneca County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Syracuse driver following a two-car crash at the intersection of State Route 5 and State Route 89 in Tyre. Deputies say it happened around 7 ... more
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Troopers: Port Byron man accused of sexually abusing child

Auburn man returns to state prison over Ghost Gun case
New York State Police have arrested a 36-year-old Port Byron man for sexually abusing a victim who was less than 15 years old. William Evans III, 36, was charged with second-degree criminal sex act. Police ... more
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Port Byron man flees scene of DWI rollover crash in Wayne County

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The Wayne County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Port Byron man following the investigation of a crash in the town of Savannah. Deputies charged Reginald Townsend, 47, with DWI, failure to keep right, ... more
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Teen reported missing in Cayuga County

Teen reported missing in Cayuga County
Sheriff Brian Schenck reports that the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate a missing teen. Angelia Sanchez, 13, is said to have ran away from her home on King Street in the Village ... more
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