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In first year of Raise the Age, Cayuga County probation caseload below projections

As part of the intake process for her new probationers, Betsy Alexander screens their mental health and risk for suicide. 

Special report: Demoted Auburn policeman was target of a 2018 criminal probe

It was an arrest that made headlines far beyond Cayuga County. State police were north of Weedsport on Aug. 6, 2018, when they spotted the vehicle of a man wanted on an arrest warrant. Troopers tried to pull him over, but the driver refused to comply. He hit a trooper's marked car, then took…

The future of Cayuga County history: Apathy, digital age among challenges

Ruth Bradley was organizing some photos at the Cayuga County Historian's Office when she saw a name that stumped her: "Nora."


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Molloy: No, no, no, no snow

“Winter is coming!”

Randall: The 1940 fire at Weedsport's four corners

In my last column, I reported on the heroics of Weedsport Police Chief Walton Gallup during the fire at the four corners of Weedsport "after (World War II)." I must have had a brain spasm because I knew full well that the fire was in March of 1940. As a penance, in this column I'll report on…

Ormie King: Paying respects to Auburn Legend Billy Kufs

Today we say goodbye to a true Auburn Legend, Billy Kufs. Calling hours for Bill are from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at Pettigrass Funeral Home, 196 Genesee St., and a memorial service with reflections from Billy’s life will follow immediately.

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