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Brutus crash incident calls attention to road safety for locals

Brutus crash incident calls attention to road safety for locals
Investigators are still working to determine the cause of the August 23rd car crash in the town of Brutus that resulted in two fatalities. This incident occurred on Route 31, and while this route is no more ... more
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Investigation remains active after second fatality reported in Brutus crash from Aug. 23rd

Unconscious person pulled from water at Fair Haven State Park
Investigators say they are still working to understand what led to a crash in the Town of Brutus on Route 31 last week. The crash happened on Friday, August 23rd. State Police say 83-year-old John ... more
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UPDATE: One killed, another still critical after two-car crash in Cayuga County

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Police have provided an update on the serious, two-car crash in Brutus, which happened Friday afternoon. One person is dead, and two others are injured, according to Troopers. Police say that the crash happened after ... more
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Police: Man drove drunk with two kids in his car in Cayuga County

On Thursday police arrested a 36-year-old Syracuse man on several charges after driving while intoxicated with children in his vehicle. Garry E. Brown, 36, of Syracuse was charged with driving while intoxicated, two counts of ... more
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SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Sheriff Schenck talks recruiting challenge, changes coming from Albany

EPISODE #28: Sunday Conversation with Casey McDonald on Congressional Campaign
Earlier this year Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck was in-studio discussing his first month on the job following an uncontested election last fall. He succeeded longtime Sheriff David Gould. Now, Sheriff Schenck has several months ... more
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FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content
FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive ... more
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One killed in three-vehicle crash on Rt. 34 north of Auburn

Crash shuts down Rt. 34 north of Auburn on Thursday
The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office has provided an update on the accident reported on Thursday afternoon near Auburn. Around 2:19 p.m. first responders reported to State Route 34 north of the Turnpike Road intersection for ... more
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Brutus’ court Judge Hook retires after 23 years

Brutus' court Judge Hook retires after 23 years
After more than 20 years of service to Brutus' town court, Judge Robert Hook celebrated his retirement from the bench last weekend. Hook said it was while he was an Auburn City Court bailiff that ... more
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Cayuga County year-end sales tax report: Auburn excels, towns, villages lag behind

Cayuga County year-end sales tax report: Auburn excels, towns, villages lag behind
The final sales tax numbers for Cayuga County's multiple municipal governments show a strong year for the city of Auburn, but a weak performance by towns and villages in the area. As a whole, sales ... more
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Cayuga County couple who faked son’s cancer to raise money could face prison time

A Cayuga County couple could face up to three years in prison for raising thousands of dollars through a fraudulent GoFundMe page that falsely claimed their young son had cancer. In May, Martin D. LaFrance, ... more
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Man charged with felony DWI after car breaks down in Brutus

Police: Penn Yan woman falsely reported eight incidents
A Hannibal man is facing criminal charges after allegedly driving with a blood alcohol content level twice the legal limit in Brutus, state police said. Harold W. Hawkins, 46, was charged Dec. 29 with felony ... more
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Cayuga farmers win big, as $1.5M announced for two projects

Cayuga farmers win big, as $1.5M announced for two projects
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that a total of $1,597,067 in funding has been awarded to two Cayuga County Farms to permanently protect their farmland in Cayuga County. NYS Department of Agriculture & Markets (NYSDAM) ... more
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Update expected after weekend investigation into fatal tractor accident

45-year-old dies in tractor accident in Brutus
A man in Brutus died operating a tractor, according to police, who launched an investigation into the incident late-Friday. The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office reports that deputies responded to an accident involving a tractor at ... more
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Brutus and Mentz hope Port Byron gets back on board Erie Canal project

Brutus and Mentz hope Port Byron gets back on board Erie Canal project
The fate of the project to rewater the Erie Canal is in flux nearly a year after Port Byron received a $418,300 state Regional Economic Development Council planning grant. In December 2017, Port Byron was ... more
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Sales tax revenues up in Auburn, down in Cayuga County’s towns and villages

Sales tax revenues up in Auburn, down in Cayuga County’s towns and villages
Sales tax collection is trending upward in the city of Auburn through the third quarter of 2018 and holding relatively steady in Cayuga County. According to the latest monthly sales tax report from the Cayuga ... more
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SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Running unopposed, Brian Schenck looks to build community in Cayuga Co.

INSIDE THE FLX: Brian Schenck looks to become next sheriff in Cayuga County
Who will be the next sheriff in Cayuga County? Lt. Brian Schenck believes it should be him; and after Sheriff David Gould announced that he would not seek re-election - Schenck stepped up to the ... more
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Residents spruce up Centreport Aqueduct Park in Brutus

Residents spruce up Centreport Aqueduct Park in Brutus
The planting of a red maple tree in Centreport Aqueduct Park on Tuesday night culminated the town of Brutus' efforts, which began in April, to have a community-wide tree planting event. In April, the town ... more
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Brutus teenager killed in Monday crash

Brutus teenager killed in Monday crash
Sheriff David Gould reports that on late Monday afternoon, at approximately 4:46 pm, the Cayuga County E-911 Center dispatched Cayuga County Sheriff’s Patrols to a motor vehicle accident on Shepherd Road in the Town of ... more
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UPDATE: Thousands without power in Auburn-area Wednesday evening

UPDATE: Thousands without power in Auburn-area Wednesday evening
Thousands were without power around Auburn as of 8 p.m. Reports began circulating around 7:30 p.m. that locations along the Arterial in Cayuga County — starting in the City of Auburn were without power. It’s ... more
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