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Driver flees scene of personal injury crash on foot, later found and charged with DWI in Cayuga County

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On December 3 shortly before midnight troopers responded to a two-car personal injury crash on State Route 34 in Genoa. According to a news release, witnesses told troopers that the driver of one involved vehicle ... more
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Sheriff: Genoa resident threatened teens with gun during string of incidents last week

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One person is in custody after an AR-15 style weapon was used to menace a group of teens during a series of incidents in the town of Genoa last week. Sheriff Brian Schenck reports that ... more
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DEC investigating after massive manure spill at Genoa dairy farm

DEC investigating after massive manure spill at Genoa dairy farm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is investigating a large manure line leak in Cayuga County. It happened in the town of Genoa, according to the Cayuga County Health Department, who announced the ... more
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Snowy roads leads to crash in Genoa

Snowy roads leads to crash in Genoa
First responders from the Genoa Volunteer Fire Department responded to a crash around 6:30 a.m. on East Genoa Road. They responded along with King Ferry Rescue and Cayuga Ambulance. A vehicle was found overturned in ... more
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Car, farm tractor involved in Cayuga County crash

Car, farm tractor involved in Cayuga County crash
The Genoa Fire Department says they were dispatched to a fire following a collision involving a sedan and farm tractor. The crash happened on Route 34 north of Sills Road. Upon arrival firefighters found one ... more
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DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as communities struggle economically (podcast)

DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as rural 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 ... more
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Cayuga County crash shuts down Route 34 for hours on Thursday

Cayuga County crash shuts down Route 34 for hours on Thursday
First responders say at least two people were hurt in a three-vehicle crash that shut down Route 34 around 4 p.m. The road remained closed until around 9 p.m. The crash involved two cars and ... more
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Cayuga County 911 dealing with massive workload since discovery changes took hold

Cayuga County issues state of emergency, all school districts will shut down
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 ... more
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Cayuga Co. Health Department warns against swimming in Cayuga Lake after hydrilla-killing chemical applied early by mistake

Cayuga Co. Health Department warns against swimming in Cayuga Lake after hydrilla-killing chemical applied early by mistake
The Cayuga County Health Department says that a plan to kill hydrilla on the lake has backfired. Due to a miscommunication, the chemical used to kill the plans was applied on Thursday in the area ... 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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Firefighters called to shed fire in Cayuga County

Firefighters called to shed fire in Cayuga County
Firefighters were called to the scene of a shed fire in Genoa Saturday afternoon. The shed was a complete loss; and first responders from Genoa, Moravia and Scipio assisted. No injuries were reported at the ... 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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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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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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One person hospitalized after serious accident in Genoa

One person hospitalized after serious accident in Genoa
One person was transported to an area hospital after a single-vehicle accident Wednesday night in Genoa, according to first responders. The accident came in around midnight and resulted in Genoa, King Ferry Rescue and Southern ... 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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Genoa man pleads guilty to possessing meth with intent to sell

Genoa man pleads guilty to possessing meth with intent to sell
Last month, a Cayuga County probation officer made a surprise visit at Brian Swan's home in Genoa and found methamphetamine, scales and plastic baggies spread throughout his room, and on Thursday, Swan admitted his intent ... more
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Car hits turkey on Rt. 34; driver treated for minor injuries

Larceny in progress call leads to one arrest at Eastview Store
One patient signed off with minor injuries after a crash involving a vehicle and turkey on Route 34. The crash happened late-Thursday on Route 34 in the area of Myers Road. Genoa, King Ferry and ... more
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Truck carrying manure crashes in Genoa

Truck carrying manure crashes in Genoa
Dramatic photos from the scene of a rollover accident in Cayuga County on Thursday resulted in a smelly situation for those nearby. A tractor-trailer, reportedly carrying manure crashed on Route 90 in Genoa. Manure truck ... more
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