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Sheriff: Cayuga County man caused death of dog, accused of evidence tampering

Sheriff: Cayuga County man caused death of dog, accused of evidence tampering
The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office arrested a Union Springs man for causing the death of a dog, which was found deceased in the town of Springport. On November 11, 2023 deputies launched an investigation into ... more
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Cayuga County will host 2024 North American Manure Expo

Cayuga County will host 2024 North American Manure Expo
The North American Manure Expo, an annual event, is set to be hosted in Cayuga County for the first time, bringing its focus on manure innovations to the Northeast. Scheduled for July 17 and 18, ... more
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New tanker truck coming to rural district in Cayuga County

New tanker truck coming to rural district in Cayuga County
The Springport Fire District has announced the purchase of a new tanker truck for the Union Springs Fire Department, enhancing their capabilities, especially in rural areas. According to Finger Lakes News Radio, it'll have a ... 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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David Gould will not seek re-election in Cayuga County

David Gould will not seek re-election in Cayuga County
Citing his health former sheriff and Cayuga County Legislature Chair David Gould says he won't run for re-election. Speaking with The Auburn Citizen, Gould said 'enough is enough' when asked about the thought process that ... more
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State police: Union Springs man charged with assault, DWAI after ‘incident’ in Springport

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On Wednesday, state police arrested a 55-year-old Union Springs man following a serious incident in Springport. According to a news release, Wayne Krueger, 55, was charged with driving while ability impaired, assault with intent to ... more
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Union Springs man charged with driving while intoxicated

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Police arrested a Union Springs man after a traffic stop.Robert A. Jacobs, 66, of Union Springs was arrested for driving while intoxicated. Troopers initiated a traffic stop after observing Jacobs crossing the center line on ... more
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Cayuga County: Over $2 million in state grants awarded to preserve area farmland

Grow NY Farms, a coalition of farm businesses, is pushing to keep the 60 hour overtime in place
Two Cayuga County farms were awarded over $2 million in grants as part of New York's farmland protection grants program. New York Agricultural Land Trust was awarded over $1.3 million to preserve 477 acres of ... more
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Traffic stop leads to DWAI drugs arrest in Auburn

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An Auburn resident was arrested after a traffic stop in Union Springs. According to a news release, State Police arrested Matthew Hehn, 28, of Auburn for driving while ability impaired by drugs. Troopers observed a ... more
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Fleming man arrested following hit and run accident

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Police say a Fleming man was arrested following a hit and run. According to a news release, State Police arrested Gordon J. Sewell, 66, for driving while intoxicated. Troopers responded to a hit and run ... more
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Rt. 326 closed for three hours in Springport after overnight crash

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First responders say no serious injuries were reported, but part of Route 326 in Cayuga County was closed for nearly three hours after a one-vehicle crash. Route 326 was closed in both directions between Connors ... more
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Crews battle overnight structure fire in Cayuga County: Part of Rt. 90 closed for almost two hours

Crews battle overnight structure fire in Cayuga County: Part of Rt. 90 closed for almost two hours
A major structure fire in Cayuga County left part of Route 90 between Davis Point Road and Waynes Point closed for nearly two hours. Several departments were called to the blaze in Springport a little ... more
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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 ... more
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Springport will hold public hearing to opt-out of New York’s marijuana law

Springport will hold public hearing to opt-out of New York’s marijuana law
The town of Springport is holding a public hearing this coming Monday, to hear from residents on its plan to opt-out of the state's new marijuana law. It won't mean that marijuana will remain illegal ... more
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Sheriff: Springport man raped two victims in separate Cayuga County incidents

Police: Geneva man faces felony charge after domestic incident
Sheriff Brian Schenck says a 31-year-old Springport man faces a number of charges after a rape investigation in the town of Brutus. The investigation began with the report that a 31-year-old male, identified as Justin ... more
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REPORT: Bureau of Indian Affairs revealed Cayuga Nation never possessed public law contracts for law enforcement, tribal court

REPORT: Bureau of Indian Affairs revealed Cayuga Nation doesn’t possess public contracts for law enforcement, tribal court
Just days before a grand jury assembles in Seneca County to start collecting testimonies that can eventually lead to criminal charges, a FingerLakes1.com investigation has revealed that the Cayuga Nation of New York has never ... more
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Standoff ends peacefully after hours in Cayuga County

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Sheriff Brian Schenck says that on Monday around 9 p.m. deputies responded to a residence on Rt. 326 in the town of Springport for a domestic incident, which turned into an extended standoff. Upon arrival ... more
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Cayuga SHARE Farm foreclosure forces allies to earn 116k to save property

“It’s Clint trying to destroy the traditionalists,” Cayuga SHARE Farm foreclosure forces fundraisers to earn 116k to save property
“That is the place where all of the other traditional Nations recognize as the center of the Cayuga Nation. It's the place where people come and connect with the land.” It took a summer cross-country ... more
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DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as communities struggle economically (podcast)

DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as rural 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 ... more
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