Category: Moravia

Three arrests made following Moravia assault and robbery investigation

Three arrests made following assault and robbery investigation in Moravia

The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office released information today regarding three suspects believed to be involved in a robbery that took place last month in the Town of Moravia. Sheriff Brian Schenck reports that on April 11, the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office responded ... MORE
Cayuga Sheriff: Convicted murderer should never be allowed to go free

Cayuga Sheriff: Convicted murderer should never be allowed to go free

Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck is unhappy with the scheduled release of an 88-year-old man serving time for murder. James R. Moore has served 59 years for 1962 murder The Citizen reports James R. Moore, a former landscaper from the Rochester area, ... MORE
U.S. Rep Katko’s bill to expand rural access to federal disaster aid moves closer to House vote

U.S. Rep Katko’s bill to expand rural access to federal disaster aid moves closer to House vote

U.S. Rep. John Katko’s bill to secure federal disaster aid for rural communities is moving towards a House vote. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee pushed the legislation forward on Thursday, April 28. Katko’s bill aims improve access to federal disaster relief ... MORE
Kinney Drugs in Moravia hosting prescription drug take back event Saturday

Kinney Drugs in Moravia hosting prescription drug take back event Saturday

The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Department is taking part in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, sponsored by the federal Drug Enforcement Agency. It’s at Kinney Drugs at 130 Main Street in Moravia Saturday from 10-2. Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck says ... MORE
Deadline for limo task force extended, group to hold meeting Friday

Deadline for limo task force extended, group to hold meeting Friday

The deadline for the final report from the panel investigating the 2018 limousine crash in Schoharie that killed 20 people has been extended until October 1. The task force was to have released its report last November, but Governor Kathy Hochul signed ... MORE
Auburn voters will be allowed to cast ballots at any city polling place

Auburn voters will be allowed to cast ballots at any city polling place

The Cayuga County Board of Elections has received state approval to allow Auburn voters to cast their ballots at the polling place of their choice, rather than only the one in their district. The Citizen reports the change was made possible by ... MORE
Selover mansion in Moravia sold to local broker

Selover mansion in Moravia sold to local broker

A decaying historic mansion in Moravia has been sold to a local real estate broker. Michael DeRosa purchased the Selover mansion from sellers Jack Charles Du Mars and Rosanne Irving for $30,000, according to Cayuga County property records. DeRosa closed on the ... MORE
Local area schools see spike in COVID cases, statewide hospitalizations remain low

Local area schools see spike in COVID cases, statewide hospitalizations remain low

Local schools in Tompkins and Cayuga counties are seeing a spike in positive COVID-19 cases, but statewide hospitalizations remain low as state health officials continue to monitor the highly transmissible BA.2 variant. Central New York’s COVID positivity rate is higher than anywhere ... MORE
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Kinney Drugs opens new medication drop-off kiosks in Cayuga, Wayne counties

Kinney Drugs has installed self-service medication collection kiosks at 22 New York stores. The program was created in partnership with the New York State Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement and MED-Project, according to NYup.com. Anyone can use the kiosks to dispose of unneeded, ... MORE
Moravia schools recommend ‘additional mitigation strategies’ to limit spread of COVID-19

Moravia school district recommends ‘additional mitigation strategies’ amid rise in COVID-19 cases

Moravia Central School District sent a letter to families on Tuesday recommending “additional mitigation strategies” amid an uptick in COVID-19 cases. In the letter, Superintendent John Birmingham said the district is recommending but not requiring that students were masks and maintain social ... MORE
Heavy rainfall, phosphorus among factors harming water quality in Owasco Lake

Heavy rainfall, phosphorus harming water quality in Owasco Lake

The annual Bob Brower Scientific Symposium was hosted by the Owasco Watershed Lake Association on Saturday, March 19. The theme of this year’s virtual event focused on humans’ impact on water quality in Owasco Lake. Topics discussed included phosphorus reduction and nutrients ... MORE
Cayuga County-area schools have fared well since COVID-19 mask mandate lifted

Cayuga County-area schools have fared well since COVID-19 mask mandate lifted

Since the COVID-19 mask mandate for schools was lifted, a few schools in Cayuga County have seen an increase in cases, but most haven’t seen a significant rise. The nine school district in the Cayuga County area- Auburn, Cato-Meridian, Moravia, Jordan-Elbridge, Port ... MORE
Suspicious vehicle leads to drug charge in Auburn

Suspicious vehicle leads to drug charge in Auburn

Police say a Moravia resident was arrested on a drug charge. According to a news release, Auburn State Police arrested Ivy-Rose H. Haney, 20, of Moravia for criminal possession of a controlled substance. Troopers located a suspicious vehicle on State Route 38 ... MORE
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Cayuga County’s boil water orders lifted for Moravia, Sennett

The Cayuga County Health Department has lifted its boil water orders for residents in the Village of Moravia and Town of Sennett. The health department announced on Sunday, March 6 that water samples taken over two consecutive days came back clean, according ... MORE
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Moravia woman arrested on bench warrant

Police say a Moravia woman was arrested on a bench warrant. According to a news release, State Police in Auburn arrested Sarah L. Horner, 37, of Moravia on a bench warrant originating from a driving while intoxicated arrest. The original charges stem ... MORE