Category: Conquest

State review board set to hold hearing on solar farm planned for Conquest this week

State review board set to hold hearing on solar farm planned for Conquest this week

The state review board that decides if the project to build a solar farm in Cayuga County will move forward is set to hold an evidentiary hearing this week. The New York State Board on Electric Generation Siting and the Environment will ... MORE
State officials raise concerns about environmental impact of

State officials raise concerns about impact of Conquest solar farm project

Scientists with the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and state Department of Agriculture and Markets have submitted testimony that identifies potential problems with the solar farm proposed for Cayuga County. The testimony was submitted to the state Board on Electric Generation ... MORE
A town in Cayuga County will be split into two congressional districts, state Legislature approves redrawn map

A town in Cayuga County will be split into two congressional districts, state Legislature approves redrawn map

For residents of a town and village in Cayuga County, redistricting has left them in an odd spot. The Democrat-led state Legislature gave approval for New York’s redrawn congressional districts on Wednesday, February 2. Now, the maps need final approval from Governor ... MORE
Will Cayuga County get its solar plant? Public hearings set for Thursday

Will Cayuga County get its solar plant? Public hearings set for Thursday

Virtual public hearings have been scheduled by the New York State Board of Electric Generation Siting and the Environment to review a proposed 200-megawatt solar farm in Conquest. The board will make a final decision on the project application from Florida-based NextEra ... MORE
Auto Draft

Manktelow decries delay in local appointments to Article 10 board in Conquest

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow is upset that the town of Conquest has no local representation on the siting board that will consider the fate of a proposed energy project in the town. The Assemblyman has sent a letter to call upon Assembly Speaker ... MORE
First responders battle structure fire in Cayuga County during peak of winter storm

First responders battle structure fire in Cayuga County during peak of winter storm

First responders say multiple departments were called to battle a house fire in Cayuga County during the overnight hours between Wednesday and Thursday. The call came in for a structure fire on Cooper Street in the town of Conquest a little before ... MORE
DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as rural communities struggle economically (podcast)

DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as communities struggle economically (podcast)

Keith Cuttler spends most of his days thinking about ways to get crucial medical services to the most-vulnerable parts of the Cayuga County. It’s been an evolving challenge, since coming into his role with a crucial local provider in 2016. “The client ... MORE
Route 38 shut down in Cayuga County after one-car crash; occupant airlifted by Mercy Flight

12-year-old airlifted from scene of serious one-car crash in Cayuga County

Sheriff Brian Schenck provided an update on the one-vehicle crash that happened in the town of Conquest on Wednesday a little after 2 p.m. He says a 2014 Chrysler minivan operated by Kathleen Liccion, 39, of Auburn was traveling north on Route ... MORE
First responders called to crash on Rt. 370 in Cayuga County

First responders called to crash on Rt. 370 in Cayuga County

First responders were called to Route 270 in Cayuga County near Drake Road for the report of a crash with entrapment. The call came in shortly before 4 p.m. First responders said that the scene was near Drake Road on Route 370 ... MORE
Cayuga County 911 dealing with massive workload since discovery changes took hold

Cayuga County 911 dealing with massive workload since discovery changes took hold

Cayuga County E-911 has some staffing issues that it needs to resolve. At least that was the pitch heard by the Cayuga County Legislature this week when they met. E-911 Administrator Denise Spingler addressed the legislators at a meeting on Wednesday – ... MORE
Another fatal snowmobile crash reported in Cayuga County

Another deadly snowmobile crash reported in Cayuga County

Crews in Cayuga County responded to a second fatal snowmobile accident this week on Thursday in the town of Conquest. First responders were called to 1058 Spring Lake Road around 5 p.m. for the report of a snowmobile accident. Reports indicated initially ... MORE
One dead after boat launch accident

LATEST: Investigation continues after sheriff identifies victim in fatal Cayuga County boat launch accident

Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck said in an update on Monday that the cause of a fatal boat accident on Friday has not been identified. He reported that the investigation remained active. In the press release, the victim was identified as 77-year-old ... MORE
Cayuga County, Conquest, News
Auburn man sentenced for stealing firearms from home in Conquest

Auburn man sentenced for stealing firearms from home in Conquest

An Auburn man was sentenced in Cayuga County Court on Tuesday to five years in prison, and was granted an override of violent felony status. Raymond Allen, 38, formerly of 293 Seymour St., Auburn, was arrested in February after the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Sheriff Schenck talks recruiting challenge, changes coming from Albany

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Sheriff Schenck talks recruiting challenge, changes coming from Albany

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 under his belt. He joined us for ... MORE
FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local 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 way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 ... MORE
Addison, Arcadia, Arkport, Auburn, Aurelius, Aurora, Avoca, Barrington, Bath, Bellona, Benton, Bloomfield, Bradford, Branchport, Bristol, Brutus, Burdett, Butler, Campbell, Canadice, Canandaigua, Canisteo, Caroline, Catharine, Cato, Caton, Cayuga, Cayuga County, Cayuta, Clifton Springs, Clyde, Cohocton, Conquest, Corning, Covert, Danby, Dansville, Dix, Dresden, Dryden, Dundee, Enfield, Erwin, Fair Haven, Farmington, Fayette, Fleming, Freemont, Galen, Gananda, Geneva, Genoa, Gorham, Groton, Hammondsport, Hector, Honeoye, Hopewell, Hornell, Huron, Interlaken, Ira, Italy, Ithaca, Jerusalem, Junius, King Ferry, Lakemont, Lansing, Ledyard, Life, Locke, Lodi, Lyons, Macedon, Manchester, Marion, Mentz, Meridian, Middlesex, Milo, Montezuma, Montour Falls, Moravia, Naples, Newark, Newfield, News, Niles, Odessa, Ontario, Ontario County, Orange, Ovid, Owasco, Palmyra, Penn Yan, Phelps, Port Byron, Potter, Prattsburgh, Pulteney, Reading, Red Creek, Richmond, Rochester Area, Romulus, Rose, Rushville, Savannah, Savona, Schuyler County, Scipio, Sempronius, Seneca, Seneca County, Seneca Falls, Sennett, Shortsville, Skaneateles, Sodus, Sodus Point, Springport, Stanley, Starkey, Sterling, Steuben County, Summerhill, Syracuse Area, Throop, Thurston, Tompkins County, Torrey, Troupsburg, Trumansburg, Tuscarora, Tyre, Tyrone, Ulysses, Union Springs, Urbana, Varick, Venice, Victor, Victory, Walworth, Waterloo, Watkins Glen, Wayland, Wayne County, Weather, Weedsport, Williamson, Wolcott, Woodhull, Yates County