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More on the Skaneateles parent suing school district over not telling them about child’s gender transition

More on the Skaneateles parent suing school district over not telling them about child’s gender transition
A Skaneateles mother has initiated a lawsuit against the local school district, alleging that it infringed on her religious freedoms and parental rights by not informing her of her child's gender transition. The legal battle ... more
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LAWSUIT: Skaneateles school gave ‘unauthorized’ social transition to child, parent says

LAWSUIT: Skaneateles school gave ‘unauthorized’ social transition to child, parent says
A lawsuit has been initiated against the Skaneateles School District by Jennifer Vitsaxaki, a parent of a former student, alleging unauthorized social transition support for her child. Filed by the conservative Christian group Alliance Defending ... more
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FRIDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: Newark, East Rochester boys move to 7-0; Newark girls roll past Gates-Chili

FRIDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: Newark, East Rochester boys move to 7-0; Newark girls roll past Gates-Chili
It was a jam-packed Friday of Wayne-Finger Lakes high school hoops as most of the holiday tournaments wrapped up. Check out the scores, stats, and Saturday’s slate below. BOYS SCOREBOARD (12/29) Moravia 72Dundee/Bradford (4-4) 42(Tournament) ... more
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Skaneateles crowned New York’s best ‘Christmas Town’

Skaneateles crowned New York’s best ‘Christmas Town’
HGTV, the popular cable channel known for its focus on home and lifestyle, has recently named Skaneateles in Onondaga County as New York's best small "Christmas town." This recognition is part of HGTV's list highlighting ... more
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Dickens Christmas celebrates 30th anniversary with festive schedule in Skaneateles

Skaneateles celebrates 25 years of Dickens Christmas
The historic village of Skaneateles is once again hosting the beloved Dickens Christmas for its 30th edition, bringing the charm of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" to life. From today until Christmas, visitors can immerse ... more
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Auburn Chamber Orchestra and Genesee Street Voices combine for Holiday Concert

Auburn Chamber Orchestra and Genesee Street Voices combine for Holiday Concert
The Auburn Chamber Orchestra will be joined by the Genesee Street Voices in a combined holiday concert entitled “Sounds of the Season.” It will be performed at Skaneateles High School, 49 East Elizabeth Street in ... more
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Skaneateles man rescued from burning vehicle, three deputies hospitalized

Skaneateles man rescued from burning vehicle, three deputies hospitalized
A serious two-car accident in Marcellus on Tuesday morning left a Skaneateles man in critical condition and several others, including three sheriff's deputies hospitalized. The accident occurred around 9:15 a.m. at the intersection of Lee ... more
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Skaneateles Ambulance plans expansion in Cayuga County amid AMR pullout

Skaneateles Ambulance plans expansion in Cayuga County amid AMR pullout
Skaneateles Ambulance Volunteer Emergency Services (SAVES) is set to expand its operations into Cayuga County, following American Medical Response's (AMR) decision to cease operations in the area by year's end. Stephen Knapp, the executive director ... more
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Skaneateles man killed in crash where Ithaca driver tried accelerating around him

Motorcyclist killed in Canandaigua crash: Troopers say investigation underway
A tragic multi-vehicle collision on state Route 13 in the town of Veteran resulted in one fatality and significant traffic disruptions Thursday morning. New York State Police responded to the crash at 8:20 a.m. The ... more
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Skaneateles PD increases surveillance amid car larcenies, report of ‘predator’

Deputies: Canandaigua woman charged after improperly caring for person who injured themselves
The Skaneateles Police Department, in collaboration with the Onondaga County Sheriff's Office and New York State Police, is investigating a spate of recent car larcenies in the town and village areas. Authorities have also received ... more
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Surge in vehicle thefts hits suburbs: Skaneateles authorities advise vigilance

Skaneateles police investigating two thefts from vehicles in Austin
A rising tide of automobile thefts and property robberies is plaguing the suburbs, moving outward from the central cities. Skaneateles Police Department reports a wave of such crimes this week, prompting authorities in the Village ... more
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Troopers: Camillus man brought loaded assault weapon to Skaneateles wedding after being asked to leave, disarmed by guests before police arrive

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State police arrested a Camillus man on several felony charges after he brought a loaded assault weapon to a wedding reception in Skaneateles. The incident took place on Stump Road, according to troopers, who say ... more
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Convicted rapist, kidnapper who hid on Skaneateles golf course for two days in 2019 is released from prison

Convicted rapist, kidnapper who hid on Skaneateles golf course for two days in 2019 is released from prison
Christopher Block, who was convicted of kidnapping and raping two women in Syracuse in 1984, has been released from prison after serving time for multiple parole violations, according to the New York State VINE Service ... more
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Skaneateles Lake Association teams up with Skaneateles Library for ‘Libraries Love Lakes’ education series

Skaneateles Lake Association teams up with Skaneateles Library for 'Libraries Love Lakes' education series
The Skaneateles Lake Association (SLA) and the Skaneateles Library have joined Libraries Love Lakes to promote appreciation and protection of Skaneateles Lake. Libraries Love Lakes (LLL) was started in 2019 by members of the Global ... more
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Skaneateles, Victor girls capture state titles

Skaneateles, Victor girls capture state titles
Two local girls lacrosse teams captured state titles on Saturday morning. The Skaneateles Lakers took down Bronxville 11-6 in the NYS Class D Final, while the Victor Blue Devils edged Garden City 8-6 in the ... more
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Skaneateles man sentenced to 15 years in prison for child porn conviction

Manhunt subject pleads guilty after Willard Drug Treatment incident
Marc L. Leonardis, a 50-year-old man from Skaneateles, was sentenced to 188 months in prison for receiving and disseminating child pornography through online trading groups, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District ... more
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DEC, Finger Lakes Land Trust protects 86 acres along Skaneateles Lake

DEC, Finger Lakes Land Trust protects 86 acres along Skaneateles Lake
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Finger Lakes Land Trust (FLLT) announced this week the permanent protection of 86 acres in the Skaneateles Lake watershed through the use of a conservation ... more
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Mirbeau workers receive payments, still frustrated after labor investigation: Gratuity policy violated state law

Mirbeau workers receive payments, still frustrated after labor investigation: Gratuity policy violated state law
Past and present employees of Mirbeau Inn & Spa in Skaneateles received payments after the New York State Department of Labor investigated the resort's gratuity policy. However, several employees expressed dissatisfaction with the investigation's limited ... more
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Anti-Semitic graffiti found on sidewalks, roads, other public property in Skaneateles

Skaneateles police investigating two thefts from vehicles in Austin
The Skaneateles Police Department is investigating a string of hateful vandalism that occurred in the village overnight. Numerous anti-Semitic messages were spray painted on sidewalks, roadways, and street signs in the area of Leitch Avenue ... more
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