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Southern Cayuga Cougars: School selects new mascot nickname

Southern Cayuga Cougars: School selects new mascot nickname
The Southern Cayuga School District has announced the selection of 'Cougars' as its new mascot nickname, following a comprehensive community engagement process. Superintendent Patrick Jensen shared in a community letter that the decision came after ... more
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Sheriff: Felony charges man who drove vehicle through crash scene with deployed airbags

Sheriff: Felony charges man who drove vehicle through crash scene with deployed airbags
Sheriff Brian Schenck says a local man faces felony charges after a motor vehicle accident during the overnight hours on December 10. According to a news release, deputies were on-scene of an unrelated accident when ... more
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Southern Cayuga Instant Aid boosts fleet with new ambulance

Southern Cayuga Instant Aid boosts fleet with new ambulance
Southern Cayuga Instant Aid has expanded its emergency response capabilities with the introduction of a new ambulance, which was put into operation last month. The additional vehicle, identified as Southern Cayuga A1, is a Medix ... more
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Deputies: Erratic driver complaint leads to DWI arrest in Cayuga County

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The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Ledyard woman following an erratic driver complaint. Lindsey Wilkinson, 45, of Ledyard was stopped on State Route 90 after deputies received a report of an ... more
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Informational meeting scheduled ahead of vote on expanding Cayuga fire department

Informational meeting scheduled ahead of vote on expanding Cayuga fire department
An upcoming meeting is set to discuss a proposed addition to the Long Hill Fire Department in southern Cayuga County. The session, aimed at addressing questions about the proposition, will be held from 6 to ... more
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Aurora Brewing Co. opens new location in Bushnell’s Basin

Aurora Brewing Co. opens new location in Bushnell's Basin
Aurora Brewing Co., renowned for its location overlooking Cayuga Lake since 2015, has expanded its presence with a second taproom in Bushnell's Basin, a Rochester hamlet. This new establishment brings Aurora closer to its substantial ... more
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Cayuga County Legislature May 2023 Meeting (webcast)

Cayuga County Legislature May 2023 Meeting (webcast)
The Cayuga County Legislature met for their regular monthly meeting for May 2023 on Tuesday night in Auburn. Full meeting video appears below ... more
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Cayuga County woman charged with DWI after crash

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A Union Springs woman was arrested following a motor vehicle accident Friday. According to a news release, State Police arrested Jane M. Kalet, 69, of Union Springs for driving while intoxicated. Auburn State Police responded ... more
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MacKenzie-Childs announces new craft festival set for September

MacKenzie-Childs announces new craft festival set for April
MacKenzie-Childs has announced a new Artisan Craft Festival to debut in Aurora this fall. The festival will take place the weekend of September 30 to October 2, 2022. It will be hosted by MacKenzie-Childs at ... more
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Wells College welcomes new VP of academic and student affairs

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Susan Henking will join Wells College this summer as the new vice president of academic and student affairs. The private college is located in the Village of Aurora in Cayuga County and serves about 450 ... more
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Ledyard man leads police on pursuit through Auburn after domestic at Kwik Fill

Auburn man returns to state prison over Ghost Gun case
A 35-year-old Cayuga County resident is facing a number of charges after a domestic incident at an Auburn gas station, which resulted in a lengthy pursuit through the city. Police say that on Wednesday around ... 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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Firefighters battle blaze at home on Ledyard Road

Firefighters battle blaze at home on Ledyard Road
First responders from around Cayuga County were called to a working structure fire, which was first reported as a chimney fire on Ledyard Road. When the first firefighters arrived on scene at 1032 Ledyard Road, ... 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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Ledyard man arraigned after Cayuga County pursuit, which ended with crash involving police cruiser

Ledyard man arraigned after Cayuga County pursuit, which ended with crash involving police cruiser
The Ledyard man who was arrested for attempting to assault an officer by causing a vehicle collision was arraigned Wednesday in Cayuga County Court. Shawn Holmes, of 3586 Brick Church Road in Ledyard, pleaded not ... more
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UPDATE: Auburn man charged with felony attempted assault on police officer after Cayuga County crash

Suspect involved in domestic incident crashes into Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office vehicle
Sheriff Brian Schenck has provided an update on the incident that left a patrol cruiser heavily damaged following the investigation of a domestic incident in the Town of Ledyard. On Friday around 7:21 p.m. members ... more
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More than 700 without power for around two hours in Cayuga County

More than 700 without power for around two hours in Cayuga County
NYSEG reports that power has been restored to those impacted by an outage in Southern Cayuga County on Tuesday. The outage began during the late-morning hours, and continued for a couple hours. In the process, ... 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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