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Police: Skaneateles woman was drunk when she crashed into unoccupied police van

Police: Skaneateles woman was drunk when she crashed into unoccupied police van
Police investigating a pair of burglaries in Marcellus Tuesday apprehended the man believed to be responsible — and also arrested a driver who crashed into a police vehicle parked at the scene. The Onondaga County ... more
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‘It’s out of control’: Skaneateles Swap Shop closes until further notice

'It's out of control': Skaneateles Swap Shop closes until further notice
After nearly a decade of operating successfully, the Skaneateles Swap Shop is closed until further notice, town officials said. The town of Skaneateles runs the Swap Shop at the Skaneateles Transfer Station, where residents can ... more
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Skaneateles interim principal promoted to role at Waterman Primary School

Skaneateles interim principal promoted to role at Waterman Primary School
The principal of Waterman Primary School in Skaneateles should look familiar to district students. Patrick Brown, the Skaneateles Central School District's longtime kindergarten- to 12th-grade reading and humanities coordinator and the interim leader of State ... more
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Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce seeks new executive director as Tara Lynn resigns

Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce seeks new executive director as Tara Lynn resigns
The Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce has announced that Executive Director Tara Lynn plans to resign at the end of August to spend more time with her young, and growing, family. The chamber is accepting ... more
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Skaneateles school superintendent resigns to take another job

Skaneateles school superintendent resigns to take another job
Skaneateles superintendent Kenneth Slentz resigned Wednesday, the school district announced. Slentz will be taking a job at another school district, though Skaneateles withheld the name of the district until it announces it has hired Slentz, ... more
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Skaneateles girls lacrosse’s section title streak snapped

Skaneateles girls lacrosse's section title streak snapped
Skaneateles’ streak has come to an end. The Lakers fell behind early and couldn’t keep up with the Spartans’ offense, as No. 3 Skaneateles fell to No. 1 South Jefferson, 12-5, in the Section III, ... more
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Skaneateles school district holds budget hearing

Skaneateles school district holds budget hearing
Just one person had questions following the public budget presentation at a Skaneateles Central School District Board of Education meeting Tuesday night. Fran McCormack asked about different line items in the budget. McCormack said after ... more
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Skaneateles boys lacrosse felled by early deficit in loss to Cazenovia

Skaneateles boys lacrosse felled by early deficit in loss to Cazenovia
In the battle of the Lakers, Skaneateles fell short. Skaneateles boys lacrosse fell behind by six goals at halftime, eventually losing to Cazenovia 15-7 Friday at Skaneateles High School. With the loss, the Lakers fall ... more
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Drunk driver in fatal Fleming crash charged with vehicular manslaughter

Drunk driver in fatal Fleming crash charged with vehicular manslaughter
The investigation into a fatal Fleming accident that happened on March 3rd is continuing — but a Skaneateles man now faces multiple charges — including first-degree vehicular manslaughter. Stephen S. Landon, 53, was arrested on ... more
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Skaneateles grad lands new job in Trump administration after resigning drug post

Skaneateles grad lands new job in Trump administration after resigning drug post
A 2012 graduate of Skaneateles High School has landed a new job in President Donald Trump's administration, only weeks after he resigned under pressure from a White House office overseeing the federal response to the ... more
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Sheriff: Criminal charges pending in fatal accident in Fleming, alcohol a ‘contributing factor’

Sheriff: Criminal charges pending in fatal accident in Fleming, alcohol a 'contributing factor'
Cayuga County Sheriff David Gould reports that alcohol was likely a factor in the crash that killed one, and resulted in four others being sent to Upstate Hospital. He says the investigation remains active, and ... more
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Owasco, Cayuga, Skaneateles lakes’ harmful algal bloom summit kicks off

Owasco, Cayuga, Skaneateles lakes' harmful algal bloom summit kicks off
Skaneateles, Owasco and Cayuga lakes took the spotlight Monday at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in the second of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's four harmful algal bloom summits statewide. The summits are part of ... more
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‘Shelter in Place’ lifted at Skaneateles school, Gould says Cato-Meridian incident ‘non-malicious’

'Shelter in Place' lifted at Skaneateles school, Gould says Cato-Meridian incident 'non-malicious'
A pair of incidents at Cayuga County area schools left a district and middle school on lockdown Thursday morning. While the two incidents are not related, parents first received a message that the Cato-Meridian School ... more
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Pizza pioneers: Skaneateles family celebrates 30 years of food business

Pizza pioneers: Skaneateles family celebrates 30 years of food business
At the turn of the century, Valentine Wellington was making sandwiches for workers on his Skaneateles farm when he accidentally spilled some sauce on the bread. Rather than toss the dough, the young farmer sprinkled ... more
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Town of Skaneateles leads watershed plan

Town of Skaneateles leads watershed plan
The town of Skaneateles became the sponsor of a state grant application to map the Skaneateles Lake watershed and its sources of nutrient loading at a town board meeting Monday night. Called a Nine Element ... more
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Skaneateles girls hockey tops Alex Bay to advance to sectional finals (highlights)

Skaneateles girls hockey tops Alex Bay to advance to sectional finals (highlights)
Ioanna Christou and Meg Teachout each had a pair of goals and assists to lift the Skaneateles girls hockey team over Alexandria Bay, 6-3, in the Section III semifinals at the Skaneateles YMCA and Community ... more
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Aurora, Skaneateles featured in Vogue magazine wine guide

Aurora, Skaneateles featured in Vogue magazine wine guide
A Jan. 19 guide to Finger Lakes wine in Vogue magazine heavily features wineries and restaurants in Aurora and Skaneateles. The travel guide is provided by Thomas Pastuszak, wine director at the New York City ... more
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‘It’s already a community’: Skaneateles fitness studio under new ownership

'It's already a community': Skaneateles fitness studio under new ownership
A Skaneateles fitness studio has transformed Sandy Pine's life in more ways than one. The 37-year-old Sennett woman became the new owner of Gazella Training, Fitness & Yoga starting Jan. 1, a career change for ... more
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Skaneateles native, 24, helps lead President Trump’s drug policy office

Skaneateles native, 24, helps lead President Trump's drug policy office
In May 2016, Taylor Weyeneth was an undergraduate at St. John's University in New York, a legal studies student and fraternity member who organized a golf tournament and other events to raise money for veterans ... more
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Major flooding in Cayuga County; Port Byron among hardest hit

Major flooding in Cayuga County; Port Byron among hardest hit
On Friday, as warm air held on in the Finger Lakes -- several communities in Cayuga County were hit hard by flooding. While the National Weather Service reported that an ice jam along the Seneca ... more
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Influenced by New York’s minimum wage law, Skaneateles Mark’s Pizzeria becomes Mike’s

Influenced by New York's minimum wage law, Skaneateles Mark's Pizzeria becomes Mike's
Mike Harvard started with Mark's Pizzeria in Skaneateles as a delivery driver in 1999, and now his name adorns the sign of his pizza business. The Mark's location in Skaneateles quietly opened as Mike's Pizzeria ... more
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