Category: Union Springs

Officials: Possible COVID-19 exposure at Lakeside Entertainment in Union Springs

The Cayuga County Health Department is warning patrons of the Lakeside Entertainment Casino of a possible COVID-19 exposure. In a press release on Saturday, health officials said that a patron who tested positive for COVID-19 visited on October 7th between the hours ... MORE
Three districts in Cayuga County dealing with COVID-19 cases

Three districts in Cayuga County dealing with COVID-19 cases

Officials in three Cayuga County school districts are working to sort out the details around positive COVID-19 tests this past week. On Friday, the Weedsport school district was informed that a student in the elementary school tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus ... MORE
Cayuga County fire district gets $94K as part of multi-million FEMA investment

Cayuga County fire district gets $94K as part of multi-million FEMA investment

Fire departments across New York are going to be getting a boost via FEMA. US Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced $2.34 million in federal funding for nine fire departments in Upstate New York to aid in recruitment and retention of ... MORE
Public's help sought after theft from Union Springs laundromat

Public’s help sought after theft from Union Springs laundromat

Sheriff Brian Schenck reports that on Tuesday at approximately 9 a.m. deputies were called to a complaint at the laundromat located on Cayuga Street in the village of Union Springs. Investigation showed that a white male entered the laundromat on August 27th ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Traditionalists blindsided by Cayuga Nation lawsuit against federal government (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Traditionalists blindsided by Cayuga Nation lawsuit against federal government (podcast)

What does the Cayuga Nation traditional leadership think about the land-into-trust legal suit against the U.S. Government? Sachem Chief Sam George of the Bear Clan claims that the entire community was blindsided by the lawsuit announcement made by Clint Halftown, the Bureau ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Cayuga Nation, officials in Cayuga County explore possibility of larger casino, hotel

DAILY DEBRIEF: Cayuga Nation, officials in Cayuga County explore possibility of large casino, hotel in Union Springs

– By Gabriel Pietrorazio For Seneca County, dealing with the Cayuga Nation has been simply burdensome, but in the neighboring Cayuga County, their collective future looks promising with a new pact, and a fresh start between the Nation and County. On Thursday, ... MORE
Cayuga Nation will reopen Lakeside Entertainment in Union Springs on Friday

Cayuga Nation says it will reopen Lakeside Entertainment immediately

– By Josh Durso The Cayuga Nation will reopen its Lakeside Entertainment gaming facility in Union Springs on Friday. They say normal operation, without restrictions will resume as soon as they deem appropriate. The Nation announced through a press release that the ... MORE
Union Springs Mayor Shattuck lays out concerns as Cayuga Natio

Union Springs leaders, lawyers lay out concerns as Cayuga Nation Dispute stalls (audio & video)

Union Springs Village Mayor Bud Shattuck has spoken with FingerLakes1.com, and the Village's legal team has provided documents that were sent to Cayuga Nation attorneys over the last 10 days. Video shows the dramatic moments the Cayuga Nation Police moved into properties, ... MORE
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Small protest held outside Lakeside Trading in Union Springs as Cayuga Nation dispute continues

A small protest was held near a gas station and gaming facility operated by the Cayuga Nation in Union Springs on Wednesday. It did not result in violence, but the group yelled at some members of the Cayuga Nation police who were ... MORE
Dollar General proposed in village of Union Springs

Dollar General proposed in village of Union Springs

Union Springs could have a new Dollar General store. That’s if the Union Springs Planning Board moves forward with approval of plans to bring the new store to a site on Cayuga Street. The address of the proposed store is at 293 ... 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
Former TRW site in Union Springs subject to DEC cleanup

Former TRW site in Union Springs subject to DEC cleanup

Two state agencies are seeking public input into a proposed expedited cleanup of contamination at the former TRW facility in Union Springs. The proposed cleanup includes excavating and disposing of 10,000 cubic yard of heavily contaminated soils at the site on Salem ... MORE
Union Springs man possessed needles, suspected concentrated cannabis in Penn Yan

Union Springs man possessed needles, suspected concentrated cannabis in Penn Yan

Police say a Union Springs man was arrested on several charges following a traffic stop on Lake Street in the village of Penn Yan. Ethan Gerow, 24, was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation, obstructed view, criminal possession of hypodermic instrument, and unlawful ... MORE
Union Springs school board member resigns

Union Springs school board member resigns

The Union Springs Central School District is accepting letters of interest for potential appointees to a vacant board of education spot after a member resigned. Randy Gardner, who joined the board in 2018, sent in a letter dated Sept. 28, 2019 saying ... MORE
Chris Zaldain takes Day 1 lead at Bassmasters Elite on Cayuga Lake

Chris Zaldain takes Day 1 lead at Bassmasters Elite on Cayuga Lake

Chris Zaldain’s day couldn’t have started much worse. Or ended much better. The California native who now lives in Fort Worth, Texas, woke up Thursday to find that several of his best rod-and-reels had been stolen during the night. But with what ... MORE
Gustafson takes Day 2 lead at Bassmasters Elite

Gustafson takes Day 2 lead at Bassmasters Elite

Canadian pro Jeff Gustafson came into the SiteOne Bassmaster Elite at Cayuga Lake with modest expectations. But his confidence has grown with each passing day — and on Friday, it grew by leaps and bounds as Gustafson caught five bass that weighed ... MORE
New York pro Jamie Hartman crowned Cayuga Lake champ

New York pro Jamie Hartman crowned Cayuga Lake champ

On Sunday afternoon, for the second time in three tournaments, Jamie Hartman claimed a Bassmaster Elite Series victory. Both were special. But he couldn’t deny this one meant just a little more. Fishing in his home state of New York, Hartman caught ... MORE
Union Springs school board to discuss $150K soil cleanup

Union Springs school board to discuss $150K soil cleanup

The Union Springs Central School District will hold a hearing on a proposal to pay for the emergency removal of contaminated soil under its bus garage. The community hearing is set for Aug. 12 at the Union Springs Middle/High School auditorium. District ... MORE