Ithaca Starbucks Workers Participate in National Strike

Starbucks-Facebook Ithaca Starbucks workers at one location joined in on the nationwide strike against the company. The strike at the Commons location began Thursday which was Red Cup Day for the coffee chain. This is one of the company’s busiest days as it sees stores give out free holiday themed cups. Over 100 stores across … Read more

Auburn Receives $3.7-Million for Water Treatment Plant Upgrades

The City of Auburn’s Water Treatment Plant has received 3.7 million dollars for upgrades. The plant building was constructed in 1917 and is showing its age, not having been upgraded in over 100 years. The Auburn Water Filtration Plant is 1917 construction; it has good bones but hasn’t seen an upgrade in over 100 years. … Read more

Dundee Man Arrested After Yates County Drug Sales Investigation

A Dundee man has been arrested following an investigation into drug sales by the Yates County Sheriff’s Office. 31-year-old Aaron Richardson is charged with criminal sale and criminal possession of a controlled substance, both felonies, and two misdemeanor counts of endangering the welfare of a child. Richardson was also charged with misdemeanor criminal possession of … Read more

Company Started in Geneva Wins $500K In Grow-NY Competition

An Idaho company, that started in Geneva, was a second-place winner this week in the Grow-NY business competition, a food and agriculture startup challenge. The Grow-NY competition is funded by Empire State Development and administered by Cornell University. Hempitecture sells home and building materials made from hemp and other natural resources to reduce harmful waste … Read more

Small Fire Extinguished at Wayne County Nursing Home

photo: Wayne County A small fire broke out in the business office of the Wayne County Nursing Home in Lyons Thursday. The county reports an electronic device within the office started smoking and caught fire. Despite the fire being put out quickly, the Home’s fire suppression system activated, resulting in more than 3-THOUSAND gallons of … Read more

Bath Woman Accused of Striking Child Under the Age of 17

An investigation by Child Protective Services and the Bath Village Police Department has resulted in the arrest of a 39-year-old Bath woman on child endangerment charges. Nicole Miller is accused of hitting a child under the age of 17. Miller was sent to the Steuben County Jail to await CAP arraignment. Get the top stories … Read more

Gov. Hochul Declares State of Emergency Ahead of Winter Storm

NEWS RELEASE – Governor Kathy Hochul todaannounced her plans to issue a State of Emergency Thursday morning ahead of a winter storm forecast to impact portions of upstate New York with intense lake effect snow through Sunday. The most significant snowfall is expected Thursday and Friday with accumulations of up to three feet of snow … Read more

Sterling Nature Center Hosting Two Nights of “Owl Prowls”

The Sterling Nature Center is hosting a series of owl prowls at its Northern Cayuga County facility. Visitors will learn about owls and their place in the ecosystem before heading out for a night hike to search for the animals. The free programs will be held Friday and Saturday at 7:00p. Registration is required to … Read more

Memorial Service Set for Friday for Grant Holly

Grant Holly A public memorial service will be held this Friday afternoon at Hobart and William Smith Colleges for the school’s longest-serving professor Grant Holly. A professor of English, Holly died last week while teaching a class. Holley is the father of TV and movie actress Lauren Holly. The memorial service starts at 2 pm … Read more