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Ryan McMahon outlines agenda, answers lake questions at Skaneateles town hall meeting

Ryan McMahon outlines agenda, answers lake questions at Skaneateles town hall meeting
On a snowy Thursday night in central New York, Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon faced questions about water quality and outlined a few of his top priorities during an hour-long town hall meeting. Many of ... more
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Thousands of gallons of sewage discharged into Skaneateles Creek

Thousands of gallons of sewage discharged into Skaneateles Creek
Heavy rainfall and snow melt caused an estimated 858,000 gallons of partially treated sewage to discharge into Skaneateles Creek Sunday night over an 11-hour period, according to the NY-Alert system. Discharging the sewer overflow took place ... more
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WEEKEND EVENTS: Holiday Tree Lighting, Christmas Musicals & Dickens Christmas arrives in the Finger Lakes (November 30th – December 2nd)

WEEKEND EVENTS: Holiday Tree Lighting, Christmas Musicals & Dickens Christmas arrives in the Finger Lakes (November 30th - December 2nd)
Thanksgiving is over and Christmas is in! This weekend, get out and explore the Finger Lakes to discover some of the holly jolly events taking place. Feeling chilly outside? Head over to the warm Syracuse ... more
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Well-known chef from Skaneateles sentenced for fatal Cayuga County crash

Well-known chef from Skaneateles sentenced for fatal Cayuga County crash
A well-known Skaneateles chef will spend up to 13 years in prison for drunkenly driving and killing a 25-year-old Auburn man in Cayuga County. Stephen S. Landon, 53, of 792 Britcher Road in Skaneateles, was ... more
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Skaneateles run ends in state semis with loss to Batavia (full coverage)

Skaneateles' perfect season has come to an end, as the Lakers lost 54-49 to Batavia in the Class B state semifinal on Saturday. "Coach [Briggs], am I good? I'm ready to go inside. I'm ready ... more
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Usher in the holidays with Skaneateles Sings and Shop Skaneateles

Usher in the holidays with Skaneateles Sings and Shop Skaneateles
Two community events complement the season-long celebration of Dickens Christmas in Skaneateles. On the evening of November 30th, the community will gather for Skaneateles Sings. The program starts at 6PM at the Skaneateles Library, with ... more
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Skaneateles defeats Chenango Forks, 27-26, on last play

With around thirty seconds remaining in the Class B state quarterfinal, Skaneateles head coach Joe Sindoni stood by the referee and tapped his shoulders twice, calling his final timeout. The Lakers trailed by five points ... more
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Town of Skaneateles approves 2019 budget, lake monitoring funds increased

Town of Skaneateles approves 2019 budget, lake monitoring funds increased
The town of Skaneateles voted to approve the final budget for 2019 during a regular board meeting Monday night. Prior to opening a public hearing on the proposed preliminary budget, Budget Officer Bridgett Winkelman gave ... more
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Skaneateles gets revenge on Cazenovia behind Hackler’s 4 TDs

Skaneateles gets revenge on Cazenovia behind Pat Hackler’s 4 touchdowns
Earlier this week, in preparation for Saturday’s rematch against Cazenovia, Skaneateles coach Joe Sindoni sat his team down in the film room. Instead of showing them highlights of this current iteration of Cazenovia, he rewound ... more
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‘Perfect fit’: DIY craft, party business opening in Skaneateles

‘Perfect fit’: DIY craft, party business opening in Skaneateles
While working as a social worker in Denver, Laura Kowal would use party planning, do-it-yourself craft projects, Pinterest and more as a way to de-stress and relax. Now, Laura and her husband, Marc, are combining ... more
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Creative cakes: Decorated baker opens business in Skaneateles

Creative cakes: Decorated baker opens business in Skaneateles
Baking isn't just baking for Stacey Lorraine. It's a three-tiered tower of artistry, engineering and toil. Lorraine, 31, is the owner of The Cake Shop, a new custom cake studio located in the former Creekside Books & ... more
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Skaneateles man sentenced for DWI crash in Auburn he claims not to remember

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A Skaneateles man was sentenced in Cayuga County Court Tuesday for a crime he previously said he doesn't remember committing. In September 2017, Michael DeMarco, 40, went through a DWI checkpoint in Auburn and then fled ... more
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Sunrise in Skaneateles (photo)

Sunrise in Skaneateles (photo)
A perfect sunrise in Skaneateles last week. Photo by Lesa St. Pierre ... more
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Skaneateles fire truck runs off road while responding to call

Skaneateles fire truck runs off road while responding to call
A Skaneateles fire truck was involved in a single-vehicle accident early Monday morning on Benson Road while responding to a reported residential fire. There were no injuries when the fire truck ran off the road ... more
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Town of Skaneateles approves tentative 2019 budget; introduces local law

Town of Skaneateles approves 2019 budget, lake monitoring funds increased
A tentative budget for 2019 was approved during a town of Skaneateles regular board meeting Monday evening. "It's a work in progress, but it's a good swing for the first time," said Budget Officer Bridgett ... 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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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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New leadership and security at Skaneateles Central School District

New leadership and security at Skaneateles Central School District
An official welcome on her first official day. Meet Lynda Quick, the new superintendent of the Skaneateles Central School District. She comes here from the Southern Tier where she was a district superintendent for one ... more
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Toxin-producing algae found again in Skaneateles Lake

Toxin-producing algae found again in Skaneateles Lake
A harmful algae bloom has been confirmed in Skaneateles Lake, the source of Syracuse's unfiltered drinking water. The blooms were found along the west side of the lake just south of the village of Skaneateles, ... more
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Skaneateles man admits vehicular manslaughter, DWI charges in crash that killed Auburn man

Skaneateles man admits vehicular manslaughter, DWI charges in crash that killed Auburn man
He was once chosen as "Chef of the Year," now a Skaneateles man is facing prison time after admitting in court he was drunk at the wheel in a deadly crash last winter in the ... more
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People come together for fun, food and nostalgia at Skaneateles Field Days

People come together for fun, food and nostalgia at Skaneateles Field Days
Dozens of young eyes narrowed as children placed a leg forward at the fun run at Skaneateles Field Days Saturday. "On your mark!" Jay Williams exclaimed into a mega phone before one of the competitions ... more
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