Former Tyburn Academy principal to be honored by Auburn group

Tyburn Academy of Mary Immaculate Principal Maura DelFavero believes if one were to seek out a model woman, Catholic, educator and human being in general, they’d be hard-pressed to find better than Jeanne Hogan. Those who have worked with Hogan, a former principal of Tyburn, would agree, DelFavero said. Hogan will be honored by the local Cultural Italian American Organization... more

Forum on Medically Assisted Treatment Options within our community

The Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Ontario County, an initiative of the Partnership for Ontario County, is partnering with the Finger Lakes Community College Chemical Dependency Department to host a forum on Medically Assisted Treatment Programs within our community. As drug overdose deaths rise throughout the region, we invite you to learn more about treatment options and more specifically about... more

Wells College releases schedule for Native American festival

Wells College, in collaboration with the Cayuga Nation and the college’s Center for Sustainability and the Environment, Louis Jefferson Long Library, Buildings and Grounds, Department of Visual Arts, and the First Nations and Indigenous Studies Program, will host the 13th annual Peachtown Native American Festival and Education Week Sept. 22-28 on the Aurora campus. Scheduled events include: 3:30 p.m. Friday,... more

Ithaca High grad walks away with $100,000 on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire”

An Ithaca High School graduate now living in Boston is $100,000 richer after having competed on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.” Tyler Crosby’s appearance on the show initially aired on Tuesday and carried over into Wednesday. Like most contestants, Crosby, 32, used basic reasoning skills to answer the first few simple questions. The first question asked: “Which of these... more

FAFSA workshop coming for parents in Seneca and Cayuga counties

Generations Bank announces the offering of two FAFSA – Free Applications for Federal Student Aid – Workshops for students and parents in Seneca & Cayuga County. These workshops will be hosted by Generations Bank Student Lending Champion, Christie Schwab, and will offer students and parents a chance to complete the FAFSA at the event with assistance from bankers and lending... more

Auburn Police Department to host third Coffee With a Cop event

The Auburn Police Department will host another Coffee with a Cop event to give residents an opportunity to meet officers and address any concerns. This summer, Auburn Police Chief Shawn Butler said he introduced the idea to build a more positive, trusting relationship with the community. He said the event lets citizens sit down with police in a casual, neutral... more

D’Agata returns to HWS as Trias writer-in-residence

A Hobart graduate has returned to Geneva for another “year” of college. John D’Agata, 1995 alumnus, is this year’s Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ Trias writer-in-residence. He will read from his work today, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Hirshson Ball Room. D’Agata is professor of English and director of the Nonfiction Writing Program at the University of Iowa. He... more

Union Springs Academy’s administration building open and largely renovated following fire

The inside of Union Springs Academy's administration building, which was significantly damaged by a blaze in December, looked like two separate facilities mashed together Thursday afternoon. While most sections of the building had vibrant coats of paint and other features, some parts were still reminders of the fire, with walls marked by yellow stains, some steps missing paint and some... more

Martha Pollack officially installed as Cornell’s14th president

Martha Pollack was officially welcomed as the 14th president in Cornell University history on Friday during an installation ceremony on the Arts Quad. Hundreds of Cornell students, alumni, faculty, staff and members of the public attended the near two-hour ceremony, which was followed by a community celebration on the Quad. Dartmouth President Philip J. Hanlon gave the installation address and... more

U.K. drum corp makes Waterloo part of regular U.S. tour

This week about 200 performers assembled at the Waterloo High School to practice for part of their U.S. Tour. The Kidsgrove Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps make the U.S., a regular part of their travel competition schedule. Based out of the Europe and formed in 1910 — Kidsgrove provides music and dance education through competition. It begs the question, though:... more

Apple Shed kicks off fall harvest with Kids Weekend

The Apple Shed in Newark is kicking off the fall harvest with its annual Kids’ Weekend on Saturday, September 9th and Sunday, September 10th. Festivities run from Noon-5 pm each day. Saturday features a marketplace of kid entrepreneurs, Sunday features live entertainment. Both days, orchard hayride will run from Noon to 5 pm and proceeds will be donated to Newark... more

LANDFILL: Community comes out in force to say ‘no’ to permit

Environmental attorney Douglas Zamelis’ back bowed under the weight of a stack of papers containing over 2,000 complaints about the odor coming from the Seneca Meadows landfill. Representing the grassroots group Seneca Falls Environmental Action Committee, Zamelis hefted the paper stack as he scolded Department of Environmental Conservation representatives at the public hearing for the permit renewal application to continue... more
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