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A home on Owasco Lake sold for $2.15 million, the highest local sale price on record

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The sale of a home in Scipio may be the most expensive ever recorded for a residence on Owasco Lake. The 4,200-square-foot home at 35 Fire Lane 24 sold for $2,150,000 in April. The Cayuga ... more
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Woman flees from police with 10-year-old child in vehicle

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Police arrested a motorist after a pursuit through Cayuga and Tompkins County. According to a news release, the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office arrested Christina M. Deuel, 44, for reckless endangerment, endangering the welfare of a ... more
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Home destroyed after fire in Scipio: More than a dozen fire departments called

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More than a dozen fire departments responded to a house fire on Wycoff Road in the town of Scipio. No injuries were reported, but firefighters from Scipio, Poplar Ridge, Long Hill, Fleming, Throop, Sennett, Moravia, ... more
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Ithaca man arrested for driving while intoxicated

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Police say an Ithaca man was arrested following an incident involving a vehicle. According to a news release, State Police out of Auburn arrested Christopher L. Dow, 57, of Ithaca for driving while intoxicated. Troopers ... more
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Opt in or out? No word yet from two Cayuga County towns on marijuana decisions

Town of Gorham expected to set public hearing on possible reversal of marijuana opt-in
The December 31st deadline for opting out of marijuana retail sales and on-site consumption has passed, but we still don't know some communities' decisions. The Citizen reports there's been no official word out of the ... more
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Owasco and Moravia set to opt-in for both marijuana sales and consumption

Town of Gorham expected to set public hearing on possible reversal of marijuana opt-in
The Cayuga County towns of Owasco and Sterling have opted-in, or more specifically, have not opted out, of both retail marijuana sales and on-premise consumption. The Citizen quotes Owasco Supervisor Ed Wagner as saying residents ... more
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Skaneateles, Union Springs, Owasco get rare ‘tornado warning’ as storms roll through Friday

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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 ... more
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Cayuga County reports the highest positivity rate in the state just behind Lawrence County

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The 7 day positivity rate for new cases of COVID-19 in Cayuga County has been 6.6%. It's the second highest county just behind Lawrence County which has a positivity rate of 6.9%. 71 cases were ... more
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Scipio Presbyterian Church open to public today as a cooling center

Scipio Presbyterian Church open to public today as a cooling center
The Scipio Presbyterian Church will offer its building to the public as a cooling station from 12 p.m. until 7 p.m. today. The church is open for anyone affected by the heatwave and masks are ... more
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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 ... more
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Car crashes into tree near border of Scipio, Springport

Car crashes into tree near border of Scipio, Springport
First responders were called to a crash at the border of Scipio and Springport on Wednesday around 12:30 p.m. Scanner traffic indicated that a vehicle crashed into a tree. Two ambulances were called to the ... more
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Parts of Central New York, Southern Tier see significant holiday flooding (video)

Parts of Central New York, Southern Tier see significant holiday flooding (video)
While heavy rain was a welcomed sight for some locations in parts of the region - as persistent, dry weather caused water table deficits - the Owasco Inlet in Southern Cayuga County saw flooding. While ... 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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Overturned tractor-trailer reported in Cayuga County on Rt. 34

Overturned tractor-trailer reported in Cayuga County on Rt. 34
Officials say Route 34 B between Goose Lane and Center roads was closed in the town of Scipio due to a crash. The crash involves an overturned tractor-trailer. It was reported around 6:25 a.m. This ... 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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Plow truck involved in crash in Cayuga County

Cayuga County issues state of emergency, all school districts will shut down
First responders were called to a two-vehicle crash involving a passenger car and plow truck in Cayuga County. Early reports indicate that the crash happened on State Route 34 near the Mosher Road intersection. Scanner ... 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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Woman who drove into ditch in Scipio charged with felony DWI

Woman who drove into ditch in Scipio charged with felony DWI
A Snyder woman with a previous drinking and driving conviction was arrested Saturday evening after her vehicle veered off the road in the Cayuga County. Mark O'Donnell, public information officer for Troop E of the ... 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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