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Fall foliage across Owasco (photo)

Fall foliage across Owasco (photo)
The foliage finally became visible this weekend across Owasco Lake. Photo by Todd Tanner ... more
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OWLA reveals results of 2017 Owasco Lake tributary sampling

OWLA reveals results of 2017 Owasco Lake tributary sampling
The Owasco Watershed Lake Association released the results of its 2017 Tributary Sampling Results survey, a program designed to identify potential sources of harmful algal bloom-promoting nutrients for mitigation projects. OWLA Board of Directors member ... more
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Batman vows to bring sign-stealing bandits to justice

Batman vows to bring sign-stealing bandits to justice
New York State Assembly candidate Keith Batman jokingly condemned the brazen band of sign stealers who’ve reportedly nabbed several of his lawn signs in the town of Moravia. “Hey, I get it: Who doesn’t want ... more
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Town of Moravia, losing thousands over summer program, asks school district to take over

Town of Moravia, losing thousands over summer program, asks school district to take over
The town of Moravia has asked the Moravia Central School District to take over its summer recreation program. Town supervisor Terry Baxter made his case to the district board of education at a Wednesday meeting, ... 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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Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office’s 3rd Annual National Coffee with a Cop Day

Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office’s 3rd Annual National Coffee with a Cop Day
Sheriff David Gould announces that the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office will be participating in the Third Annual National Coffee with a Cop Day. On October 3rd, 2018 from 8:30AM to 10AM, we will join officers ... 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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Moravia School District welcomes security guard

Moravia School District welcomes security guard
It's September, the first day for several schools in Central New York, like Moravia School District. "I always still get butterflies I still get the excitement when you wake up in the morning, I got ... more
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Harmful algal bloom on Owasco Lake prompts weekly sampling

Harmful algal bloom on Owasco Lake prompts weekly sampling
After the first confirmed harmful algal bloom of the season was detected on Owasco Lake last week, the Cayuga County Health Department has started weekly testing to monitor drinking water. The state Department of Environmental ... more
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Moravia board of education sets goals for new school year

The Moravia Central School District's Board of Education has established its goals for the 2018-2019 school year, including the possibility of an extended homeroom at the high school. At a meeting Wednesday evening, Superintendent John ... more
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DEC: Discoloration on Owasco Lake not harmful algal blooms

DEC: Discoloration on Owasco Lake not harmful algal blooms
An unidentified green discoloration on much of Owasco Lake seen earlier this week is not a harmful algal bloom, the state Department of Environmental Conservation said Wednesday. The DEC's Finger Lakes Watershed Hub first collected ... more
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Village of Moravia voters re-elect two village trustees

Village of Moravia voters re-elect two village trustees
The village of Moravia held an uncontested election Tuesday which led to the re-election of two incumbent village trustees. Nancy McGuerty, a village trustee since 2004, and Anthony Peppe, a trustee since 2007, both ran ... more
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Moravia students pitch product ideas in scholastic business competition

Moravia students pitch product ideas in scholastic business competition
Instead of students counting down the seconds until the last day of school, Moravia Middle School principal Bruce MacBain wanted to keep students' minds focused. So seventh-grade students spent Tuesday presenting product ideas to businesspeople ... more
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Moravia officials decide nonconforming use clause irrelevant to former school

Moravia officials decide nonconforming use clause irrelevant to former school
The village of Moravia decided a nonconforming use clause in a zoning law was irrelevant to a historic property, in opposition to the building owner's assertion, during a Zoning Board of Appeals meeting on Monday ... more
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Substance abuse film screened in Moravia leads to discussion on recovery

Substance abuse film screened in Moravia leads to discussion on recovery
Kevin Jones said his life has never been the same since May 10, 2013. That was when his stepdaughter, Jessica Gentile, died of a drug overdose. Jones later founded the Heroin Epidemic Action League, which ... more
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Show Moravia park some love at annual cleanup day

I Love My Park Day will be observed beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 5, at Fillmore Glen State Park, 1686 Route 38, Moravia. Volunteers are welcome to do cleanup work, including gorge trail cleaning, ... more
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Union Springs boys track and field sweeps past So. Cayuga, Moravia, Marathon & Lansing

Union Springs boys track and field sweeps past So. Cayuga, Moravia, Marathon & Lansing
Union Springs was able to complete the sweep. Paced by Eric Ryan's four first-place finishes, the Wolves won 10 events, as the Union Springs boys track and field team beat Southern Cayuga 96-35, Moravia 115-8, ... more
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Algae-fighting buoys may be too costly for Owasco Lake

Algae-fighting buoys may be too costly for Owasco Lake
A $1.2 million proposal to scatter about 30 ultrasonic buoys at the northern end of Owasco Lake to combat harmful algae may be too costly to implement, at least for now, local officials said Thursday ... more
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Owasco Lake watershed’s management plan could be complete by July 2019

Owasco Lake watershed's management plan could be complete by July 2019
The Owasco Lake Watershed Nine Element Plan has hit a couple of milestones this year, paving the way to its first round of public feedback set for this fall. A 9E Plan outlines ways to ... more
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Moravia school district debates tax levy for 2018-2019 budget

The Moravia Central School District debated which of two tax levies to present to the community for voting in May, ultimately opting to decide next month. The board of education debated the merits of a ... more
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Owasco, Cayuga, Skaneateles lakes’ harmful algal bloom summit kicks off

Owasco, Cayuga, Skaneateles lakes' harmful algal bloom summit kicks off
Skaneateles, Owasco and Cayuga lakes took the spotlight Monday at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in the second of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's four harmful algal bloom summits statewide. The summits are part of ... more
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