Tag: Cayuga County

Omicron written on mask with virus

Omicron wave drops in ‘high risk’ counties as New York COVID-19 cases up 15%

The number of COVID-19 cases has dropped in 17 counties in New York that were previously deemed high risk for transmission, even as the number of Covid cases increased by 15% statewide last week. According to the latest data from the state, ... MORE
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Hedge fund makes bid for Auburn Citizen parent company

A hedge fund that is one of the nation’s largest newspaper owners is reportedly making a bid for the parent company of the Auburn Citizen. The paper quotes an Associated Press story saying Alden Global Capital has made a $141 million offer ... MORE
Tubman lantern lights the way to Auburn historic attractions

Tubman lantern lights the way to Auburn historic attractions

You’ve heard of Finger Lakes wine trails, the Cheese Trail, maybe the Sweet Treats Trail. The newest Finger Lakes trail is guided by Harriet Tubman’s lantern. It’s Harriet’s Lantern Trail. The Citizen reports the trail uses QR codes to guide the way ... MORE
DEBRIEF: HEALing Communities Study in Cayuga County takes on addiction (podcast)

DEBRIEF: HEALing Communities Study in Cayuga County takes on addiction (podcast)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that the total “economic burden” of prescription opioid misuse alone in the United States is $78.5 billion per year. This includes the costs of healthcare, lost productivity, addiction treatment, and criminal justice involvement. It’s ... MORE