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

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

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 reported in two days, the highest in ... MORE
Cayuga County, Health, News, Scipio
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 required. The church will provide snacks and ... MORE
Cayuga County, Life, Scipio
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
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 scene on Great Gully Road between Route ... MORE
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 a number of locations in the Southern ... MORE
DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as rural communities struggle economically (podcast)

DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as 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 crucial local provider in 2016. “The client ... MORE
Cayuga County 911 dealing with massive workload since discovery changes took hold

Cayuga County 911 dealing with massive workload since discovery changes took hold

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 legislators at a meeting on Wednesday – ... MORE
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 story will be updated as more information ... MORE
Plow truck involved in Cayuga County crash

Plow truck involved in crash in Cayuga County

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 traffic indicates that there is one patient ... MORE
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 New York State Police, said troopers responded ... MORE
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, approximately 700 people were without power in ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Sheriff Schenck talks recruiting challenge, changes coming from Albany

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Sheriff Schenck talks recruiting challenge, changes coming from Albany

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 under his belt. He joined us for ... MORE
FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 ... MORE
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Thousands wake up without power in Cayuga County

Thousands wake up without power in Cayuga County

More than a thousand households woke up in the dark around the City of Auburn as damaging winds battered the Finger Lakes overnight. Altogether 2,706 households were without power in Cayuga County. The outages were focused in the City of Auburn, and ... MORE