Category: Sterling

Body found by fisherman at Blind Sodus Bay: Troopers ask for public’s help

Body found by fisherman at Blind Sodus Bay: Troopers ask for public’s help

New York State Police are investigating after a body was found in Blind Sodus Bay in the town of Wolcott. During the afternoon hours on Thursday troopers responded to the area of Ingersoll Drive after fishermen reported finding a body along the ... MORE
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Cayuga County winery wins at Syracuse Area Music Awards

Cayuga County’s Colloca Estate Winery won an award at the Syracuse Area Music Awards (SAMMYs) this past Friday. The SAMMYs took place March 3 and 4, 2022 at the Palace Theatre in Syracuse, according to The Citizen. There, Colloca Estate Winery won ... MORE
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Disabled vehicle leads to arrest in Sterling

Police report the arrest of an underage motorist. According to a news release, State Police in Auburn arrested a juvenile who’s information will be kept confidential for driving while intoxicated. Troopers responded to a disabled vehicle in the town of Sterling. The ... MORE
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Sterling woman arrested following identity theft claim

State Police in Auburn arrested a Sterling woman in connection with an identity theft complaint. On December 13, 2021, at approximately 9:40 a.m., troopers out of SP Auburn arrested Crystal A. Sanders, age 43, of Sterling for Petit Larceny and Identity Theft 3rd degree ... MORE
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Owasco and Moravia set to opt-in for both marijuana sales and consumption

The Cayuga County towns of Owasco and Sterling have opted-in, or more specifically, have not opted out, of both retail marijuana sales and on-premise consumption. The Citizen quotes Owasco Supervisor Ed Wagner as saying residents support the idea. He also said because ... MORE
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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
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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