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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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Scipio home destroyed by fire over the weekend (photos)

Scipio home destroyed by fire over the weekend (photos)
Firefighters in Cayuga County responded to a devastating structure fire in the town of Scipio. According to first responders, a little before 7 a.m. on Saturday multiple departments responded to the Scipio fire district for ... more
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Serious accident involving pickup truck and dirt bike in Cayuga County

Deputies: Lyons woman transported to Strong after rollover crash on Canandaigua Rd.
First responders in Cayuga County were called to a serious accident during the late-evening hours on Monday. According to our partners at the Cayuga/Seneca Fire Wire, first responders from Scipio, Fleming, and Southern Cayuga Ambulance ... 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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Several departments called to overnight mobile home fire in Scipio

Several departments battle fire, cold in Cayuga County
First responders from around Cayuga County were dispatched to a mobile home fire overnight. Our partners at the Cayuga/Seneca Fire Wire report that Scipio, Poplar Ridge, Longhill, Fleming, Genoa, Aurora, Union Spring’s, King Ferry Fire, ... more
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Finger Lakes Land Trust plants 400 trees to protect Owasco Lake Watershed

Finger Lakes Land Trust plants 400 trees to protect Owasco Lake Watershed
The Finger Lakes Land Trust (FLLT) has expanded its conservation efforts by planting nearly 400 trees and shrubs on a 160-acre easement in Scipio, a move aimed at preserving Owasco Lake's quality. FLLT staff and ... 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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Public hearing scheduled for solar array in Scipio

Trelina Solar Energy will answer questions about controversial Waterloo development
SunEast Development has proposed a 113.7-acre solar array project in the town of Scipio, Cayuga County, and is currently seeking approval for its site plan. The solar array, planned for a location previously utilized for ... more
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Firefighters from several districts called to house fire in Cayuga County

Deputies: Minor damage to house after fire starts at electric meter in Seneca
First responders were called to a house fire on Route 34B near Dublin Hill Road on Friday. During the evening hours firefighters from Poplar Ridge, Scipio, Aurora, King Ferry, Genoa, LongHill, and Moravia responded to ... more
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Scipio man sentenced to years in prison for Lodi burglaries

Scipio man sentenced to years in prison for Lodi burglaries
David Laird of Scipio, Cayuga County, was sentenced to 2 to 7 years in prison after being found guilty of two counts of third-degree burglary in Lodi. Prosecutors confirmed the ruling, handed down by Judge ... 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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Fire destroys bar in Cayuga County

Fire destroys bar in Cayuga County
First responders were called to a structure fire in the Scipio Fire District on Tuesday. The call came in between 4:30 and 5 p.m. with firefighters from Fleming were dispatched as mutual aid. A barn ... more
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Felony assault, burglary charges follow serious domestic incident in Seneca County

Felony assault, burglary charges follow serious domestic incident in Seneca County
Seneca County Sheriff's Investigators arrested 29-year-old David S. Laird on Wednesday on several charges related to a serious domestic violence investigation. Laird, of Scipio, New York, allegedly burglarized the same occupied residence in the early ... more
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First responders battle frigid temps, large barn fire in Cayuga County

First responders battle frigid temps, large barn fire in Cayuga County
First responders were called to another structure fire late-Friday afternoon capping off a 36 hour run that saw several major fires. Scipio, Poplar Ridge, LongHill, West Niles, New Hope, Sempronius, Throop, McLean, Owasco, Moravia, King ... more
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Tanker task force requested to battle Scipio house fire

Several departments battle fire, cold in Cayuga County
Several departments were called to another major structure fire in Cayuga County late-Thursday. An earlier barn fire and overnight structure fire left first responders in Cayuga County tired. But around 7:30 p.m. firefighters from Scipio, ... more
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One hospitalized after tractor-trailer carrying milk crashes in Cayuga County

One hospitalized after tractor-trailer carrying milk crashes in Cayuga County
The driver of a milk truck was taken to a Syracuse hospital after a rollover crash in Scipio on Friday. A tractor-trailer tanker carrying milk rolled over on Mosher Road a little before 9 a.m ... more
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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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