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Learning in nature: Students take on Conversation Field Days

OWASCO - With wide eyes and excited hand gestures, students at Emerson Park rattled off what they learned about birds on Tuesday. Some Owasco Elementary School children said that in movies, the sound a bald eagle makes is often switched out with the loud call of a red-tailed hawk. The students did t

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 00:00:00

Porchfest returns Sunday to Fall Creek, Northside

It's going to be a music-packed weekend in Ithaca. Not only will the new Cayuga Sound Festival debut in Stewart Park on Saturday - you can read about that in this week's Go cover story - but Porchfest will make its annual return on Sunday to the Fall Creek and Northside neighborhoods Dozens of bands

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-20 02:17:01

Input sought on SF economic development plan

SENECA FALLS - The Seneca Falls Development Corp. is inviting residents, business owners and community leaders to a workshop to discuss the town's economic development plan. The open meeting will be from 5:45 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Generations Bank headquarters, 20 E. Bayard St. The public is

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-09-19 20:00:00

Paul McCartney, Cayuga Sound Festival: 11 things to do in CNY this weekend

A post shared by Jimmy Bean (@bean829) on Feb 8, 2017 at 7:11am PST Slick classic hot rods, a pig roast, drinks, vendors, a pin-up contest and live music. There will even be a spark plug changing contest. What more could you want from a car show? For more information, visit riverratrodrun.com. Wher

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-20 11:00:00

Try guns, more at events in Elbridge, Seneca Falls

Elbridge and Seneca Falls will be sites of chances to sample outdoor activities this weekend. First, Carpenter's Brook Fish Hatchery will host its annual Honeywell Sportsmen's Days from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 23 and 24. At the hatchery, 1672 Route 321, Elbridge, all ages will

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 04:15:00

Sarnicola: The foundation of school music instruction

Being someone who initially learned how to play an instrument without formal instruction, let me say this: "It's the hard way, and I don't recommend it." You pick up bad habits, and there are a lot of important things you don't learn on your own. Like how to properly hold and play an instrument, or

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 17:00:00

Festival bringing art, music, more to Montezuma Audubon

As the surrounding trees start to turn colors, the Montezuma Audubon Festival will sport many of its own when it hosts the third annual Savannah Art Festival Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 23 and 24. The event will feature local artists, an art/photography contest, food, live music, birds of prey demons

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 16:15:00

Notice to Bidders - Hatfield Farms

INVITATION TO BIDDERS The Cayuga County Soil and Water Conservation District, Cayuga County, New York, will receive sealed bids for Hatfield Farms Leachate Collection System, which consists of: a silage leachate collection system consisting of: 162' x 20' concrete collection swale, a 20' x 40' colle

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 04:39:20

Fayette sets info sessions on assessments

FAYETTE - The town has scheduled two public information sessions on property revaluations and reassessments. They will be at 7 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Saturday. Both will be in the Fayette Firehouse on Route 414. The Town Board's fourth public session on the 2018 town budget preparation will be fr

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-09-19 20:00:00

Auburn police report decrease in calls for service, criminal activity in August

The Auburn Police Department said most activity was down last month as statistics showed fewer calls for service, arrests and investigations. According to the department's monthly activity report, there were 3,251 calls for service in August; that's 111 fewer calls than July. In addition, there wer

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 16:30:00

Auburn Schine Theater owners outline next steps in project at forum

Some new details about the restoration of the Auburn Schine Theater emerged Wednesday as its owners discussed the project at a community forum. Presenting at the Wednesday Morning Roundtable at the Auburn Hilton Garden Inn were representatives of the partners in the downtown theater's restoration: C

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 16:00:00

'I'm not guilty': Auburn man sentenced to prison for rape, robbery

AUBURN - An Auburn man was sentenced to prison Tuesday for crimes he now says he didn't commit. Lucas Corrado, of 215 W. Genesee St., pleaded guilty to three felonies in Cayuga County in June: third-degree rape, promoting a sexual performance by a child and second-degree robbery. At the time, he ad

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-19 19:30:00

McCole: Upgrading learning environments in Auburn schools

As times change, so must the learning environments in our schools, especially when it comes to technology. The Auburn school district has been hard at work on some major capital improvements district-wide over the summer, and the district's IT department has put in a great deal of time and effort on

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-19 19:00:00

Musician with salvaged instruments to perform show in Auburn

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. Found sounds are the domain of the next musician coming to Auburn Public Theater. The Suitcase Junket will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, at the theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Artist Matt Lorenz performs solo

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-19 19:00:00

DOING THE WRITE THING: If you see something....

I've written previous columns focusing on my confusion about the front yard displays of the Confederate flag in the area, and about how claims of "celebrating heritage" seem out of place in a nation whose military has always served the Stars & Stripes, not the stars & bars. Against that backdrop, I'

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-09-19 20:00:00

Geneva police looking into man's death

GENEVA - City police are investigating the death of a local man found in a Hallenbeck Avenue home after they responded to a burglary call early Sunday morning. Geneva Police Chief Jeff Trickler said officers went to the home about 4:50 a.m. to check on the report of a burglary in progress. They foun

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-09-20 12:00:00

Hauler regs in city of Geneva to get another look

GENEVA - City Council will take another look Wednesday at its recently updated waste-hauler regulations that resulted in higher fees for some residents. A work session will be held at 6 p.m. at the Public Safety Building, 255 Exchange St. The updated regulations, the first in 20 years, were approved

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-09-19 20:15:00

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: Clyde-Savannah blanks NR-W

CLYDE - Clyde-Savannah rolled to a pair of lopsided wins in the first two sets, then held off North-Rose Wolcott in the third set to complete a 3-0 Wayne County League sweep Monday evening. The Golden Eagles cruised through the first two games, 25-10 and 25-14, then turned back NRW 27-25 in the thir

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-09-19 20:00:00

What makes a varietal?

When you buy a bottle of American varietal wine, the name is on the label and there are both federal and state regulations that ensure that liquid inside is made from at least 75 percent of the grape that gives the wine its name. But what about the other 25 percent? What do Finger Lakes winemakers a

ITHACA.COM - 2017-09-20 10:00:00

No plans? Ten things to do

1 The D&C Food & Wine Experience runs 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, with celebrity Pastry Chef Duff Goldman, better known as the "Ace of Cakes." Also, Chef Thomas Joseph, culinary expert for Martha Stewart, plus a list of restaurants, wineries. For tickets and information, go to foodandwine.democr

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 12:00:02