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Skaneateles, Union Springs, Owasco get rare ‘tornado warning’ as storms roll through Friday

It doesn’t happen very often, but once in a while a tornado warning is issued in Upstate New York. Throughout the day forecasters warned of possible strong or severe storms – even an outlier supercell that could spin up enough rotation to ... MORE
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Pharmacists claim they were fired for not lying about COVID-19 vaccine

Two pharmacists are suing Kinney Drugs accusing the company of firing them for refusing to administer the COVID-19 vaccine to young people. According to The Auburn Citizen, Joel and Katie Wood of Tioga raised concerns about the vaccine with their superiors. The ... MORE
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Mask mandate violation reason for two $1,000 fines in Cayuga County

A pair of businesses in Cayuga County have been hit with fines associated with COVID-19 relegation violations. While the regulations were lifted in May, Dollar General in Moravia and McDonald’s in the city of Auburn both were fined $1,000 for violating the ... MORE
Fillmore Days brings back the popular bathtub race

Fillmore Days brings back the popular bathtub race

Fillmore Days at the Fillmore Glen State Park hosted a bathtub race, an event referencing Millard Fillmore, 13th president and Moravia native, said to be the first person to install a bathtub inside the White House. The races ended in 2000 after ... MORE
Cayuga County, Events, Life, Moravia
Project in Cayuga County plans to install 22 working turbines by 2025

Project in Cayuga County plans to install 22 working turbines by 2025

Liberty Renewables Inc., based out of Albany, is reaching out to residents of southern Cayuga County in an attempt to start a project in Venice, Scipio and Moravia that would allow 22 large turbines to power up to 30,000 homes. Molly Dunton, ... MORE
Serious crash involving tractor-trailer prompts heavy response in Moravia

Serious crash involving tractor-trailer prompts heavy response in Moravia

First responders were called to the scene of a serious crash in the town of Moravia around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday. According to scanner traffic, firefighters and ambulance personnel were called to the area of Route 38 and Tollgate Hill Road for ... MORE
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Moravia School Board announces three new appointments last week

Moravia School Board announces three new appointments last week

The Moravia Central School District’s Board of Education approved three administrative appointments unanimously at their meeting Wednesday. Jeff Green was named as the new high school principal and Carrie Love as the new middle school principal. The district’s Director of Curriculum Instruction ... MORE
Moravia principal who was placed on leave without explanation receives $380K settlement

Moravia principal who was placed on leave without explanation receives $380K settlement, early retirement

The Moravia principal who was under investigation during the 2021 school year and placed on administrative leave will exit the district. But it will come with a $380,000 price tag for those in the district. Bruce MacBain was placed on administrative leave ... MORE
Moravia Middle School is recognized for national honor for the fifth time

Moravia Middle School is recognized for national honor for the fifth time

Moravia Middle School has been designated as the “School to Watch” for the fifth time by the Essential Elements program. The Essential Elements program is a national program that identifies middle schools that excel at sticking to a rigorous set of criteria ... MORE
Cortland man charged with rape after incident in Moravia

Cortland man charged with rape after incident in Moravia

Sheriff Brian Schenck reports the arrest of a Cortland man on a felony rape charge after an incident in the town of Moravia. On Wednesday around 3:30 a.m. deputies responded to a reported rape that had just occurred at a location in ... MORE
Cayuga County fines grocery store in Port Byron, other businesses for mask violations

Cayuga County fines grocery store in Port Byron, other businesses for mask violations

The state mandate on masks has been lifted, but not all counties in the region have caught up on enforcing the old rules. The Cayuga County Board of Health approved fines for eight businesses that violated the mask order when it was ... MORE
Moravia gets a new brewery: Owasco Lake Brewing opening soon

Moravia gets a new brewery: Owasco Lake Brewing opening soon

Add another brewery to the list of those opening in the coming months in the Finger Lakes. This time Moravia will see a new location open as a barn is converted on Rockefeller Rd. by Owasco Lake Brewing. The Citizen reported over ... MORE
Troopers: Moravia woman charged with felony DWI, had 1-year-old in car

Troopers: Moravia woman charged with felony DWI, had 1-year-old in car

State police say a Moravia woman was charged with driving while intoxicated with a 1-year-old in the car. It happened Monday around 7:30 a.m. when troopers received a report of an erratic driver on I-90 in Herkimer County. Troopers found the vehicle, ... MORE
Moravia school board ignores controversy brewing over principal placed on leave

Moravia school board ignores controversy brewing over principal placed on leave

Members of the community spoke out at a board of education meeting in the Moravia Central School District. The meeting came a month after the district’s middle and high school principal was placed on administrative leave for unknown reasons. Bruce MacBain had ... MORE
Moravia principal on paid leave takes to Facebook to address community

Moravia principal on paid leave takes to Facebook to address community

There are even more questions swirling around Moravia than before after principal Bruce MacBain was placed on administrative leave. That’s because he posted on Facebook that the entire thing is a mystery- even to him. The district cited personnel privacy concerns, noting ... MORE