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Major flood resiliency project along Lake Ontario completed in Sterling

A major flood resiliency project along Lake Ontario has been completed in Cayuga County. Governor Kathy Hochul announced the completion of a $1.5 million flood resiliency project awarded to the Town of Sterling, Cayuga County, through the State’s Resiliency and Economic Development ... MORE
Cayuga County, News, Sterling
Sterling Nature Center’s construction delayed due to material costs

Sterling Nature Center’s construction delayed due to material costs

The company contracted to build the Cayuga County’s Sterling Nature Center has pulled out due to the increase in the cost of lumber. The project will need to be put out for bids again since the cost of materials has increased since ... MORE
6-year-old boy and his family receive new camper from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, Camping World and Make-A-Wish Central New York

6-year-old boy and his family receive new camper from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, Camping World and Make-A-Wish Central New York

A partnership between Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, Camping World and Make-A-Wish Central New York has gifted five critically ill children with campers. Callin Mack, 6, of Sterling, and his family were the recipients of a 2021 Gulf Stream Enlighten 25BH on June 25 ... MORE
Cayuga County project gets underway as shoreline communities rebound from Lake Ontario flooding

Cayuga County project gets underway as shoreline communities rebound from Lake Ontario flooding

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the start of construction of a $1.5 million project awarded to the Town of Sterling through the Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative. The existing double culvert carrying McIntyre Road over Sterling Valley Creek is the only access route for ... MORE
Serious injuries, one airlifted from two-car crash in Sterling

Sheriff: One airlifted, others hurt after serious crash in Cayuga County

Sheriff Brian Schenck reports that the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a serious personal injury two-car motor vehicle accident which occurred at about 2:51 p.m. on State Rt. 104 at State Barn Rd. in the Town of Sterling. Investigation shows that ... MORE
Rt. 38 closed in Cayuga County due to crash

Rt. 38 closed in Sterling due to crash

A transportation alert went out around 11:30 a.m. for a local road closure due to a crash. It was reported that Rt. 38 was closed in both directions due to a crash. The closure was between Fintches Corner and Curtis Co-Op roads ... MORE
Dredging underway at Little Sodus Bay on Lake Ontario

Dredging underway at Little Sodus Bay on Lake Ontario

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced dredging has begun at Little Sodus Bay, a navigation channel in Cayuga County, used by boaters to access Lake Ontario from Little Sodus Bay. The accumulation of silt, sand, and other debris can cause areas like Little Sodus ... 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
After five hours of negotiating, duo taken into custody after Cayuga County burglary

After five hours of negotiating, duo taken into custody after Cayuga County burglary

Sheriff Brian Schenck reports the arrest of a Hannibal duo following an investigation into a burglary during the early-morning hours on Saturday. Around 2:15 a.m. deputies were called to a burglary complaint with a report of shots fired on Onionville Road in ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: Finger Lakes Birding Festival comes to Cayuga County (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Finger Lakes Birding Festival comes to Cayuga County (podcast)

There’s an exciting event taking shape in Cayuga County. It’s a first for the region, but organizers hope that the Finger Lakes Birding Festival will become a staple in a region ripe with festivals from spring to winter. This week on Inside ... 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
Federal grant helps Sterling bring water service to 100 residences

Federal grant helps Sterling bring water service to 100 residences

A grant from the United States Department of Agriculture for more than $3 million will help the town of Sterling create a new water district, extending service to approximately 100 more residences, according to a release. The USDA’s Office of Rural Development ... MORE
Cayuga County, News, Sterling
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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Sterling center to host Lake Ontario shore cleanup

Sterling center to host Lake Ontario shore cleanup

The Sterling Nature Center will host a spring beach cleanup from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 27, at the center, Jensvold Road, Sterling. The annual cleanup, taking place during Earth Day week, will see volunteers clean up the Lake Ontario shoreline ... MORE
Cayuga County, Life, Sterling