Category: Weedsport

HEALing Communities Study tackling the “public health crisis” of opioid addiction

HEALing Communities Study tackling the “public health crisis” of opioid addiction

Monika Salvage calls opioid abuse in Auburn and Cayuga County a public health crisis. Salvage is the Project Director for the HEALing Communities Study. HEAL stands for Helping to End Addiction Long Term. The project’s goal is to reduce opioid overdose deaths ... MORE
More than a half-dozen departments called to building fire in Weedsport

More than a half-dozen departments called to building fire in Weedsport

Firefighters from several departments were on-scene of a structure fire in Weedsport. News of the fire broke a little after 5 a.m., when transportation officials shut down Route 34 in the area. According to our partners at the Cayuga-Seneca Fire Wire, Weedsport, ... MORE
One sent to hospital after Go-Kart crash in Cayuga County

One sent to hospital after Go-Kart crash in Cayuga County

One person was sent to the hospital with unknown injuries after a Go-Kart crash in Cayuga County. During the late-afternoon hours, first responders from Weedsport and Jordan were called to Speedway Drive for the report of a Go-Kart crash. Jordan Ambulance transported ... MORE
Two upcoming community coffee hour events with Cayuga County law enforcement

Two upcoming community coffee hours with Cayuga County law enforcement

Three law enforcement agencies in Cayuga County are banding together to host two upcoming community outreach events. Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck, Auburn Police Chief James Slayton, and Acting Cayuga County District Attorney Brittany Grome Antonacci will host two community coffee hour ... MORE
Community public safety coffee hour

Community public safety coffee hour

Acting Cayuga County District Attorney Brittany Grome Antonacci, Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck, and Auburn Police Chief James Slayton have scheduled two community coffee hour events to meet interested members of the public and discuss public safety related topics. Any interested member ... MORE
First responders called to train incident in Cayuga County

UPDATE: Sheriff says person who jumped from Amtrak train in Cayuga County was headed to Rochester from NYC

Sheriff Brian Schenck has identified the person who died after jumping from an Amtrak train in the town of Brutus. The adult male who was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident was identified as Josemar Carmichichael, 34, of Brooklyn, New ... MORE
Cayuga County, News, Weedsport
THE PINTCAST: Lunkenheim Craft Brewing Company co-owner Derric Slocum (podcast)

THE PINTCAST: Lunkenheimer Craft Brewing Company co-owner Derric Slocum (podcast)

In this episode, I stopped by Lunkenheimer Craft Brewing Company in downtown Weedsport just days after they shared the Governor’s Cup for best beer in the state for their Woodruff Berliner Style Weisse beer. We talked about adding the Governor’s Cup to ... MORE
Cayuga County-area schools have fared well since COVID-19 mask mandate lifted

Cayuga County-area schools have fared well since COVID-19 mask mandate lifted

Since the COVID-19 mask mandate for schools was lifted, a few schools in Cayuga County have seen an increase in cases, but most haven’t seen a significant rise. The nine school district in the Cayuga County area- Auburn, Cato-Meridian, Moravia, Jordan-Elbridge, Port ... MORE
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$50,000 winning Powerball ticket sold at Weedsport Fastrac

Lottery officials say two two third prize winning tickets worth $50,000 each were sold in New York. One of those winning Powerball tickets was purchased at the Fastrac store on North Seneca Street in Weedsport. The winning numbers for the Powerball drawing ... MORE
Cayuga County, Life, Weedsport
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W-FL SATURDAY: Jayla Bell scores 32 points as Lyons defeats Williamson; Mynderse boys top Bloomfield

Just a handful of Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball teams were in action on Saturday afternoon. Check out the scores, stats and Monday’s slate of games below. W-FL GIRLS SCOREBOARD (2/12): HAC 37 @ Bloomfield 30  HAC – Chloe Fowler 15; ... MORE
A town in Cayuga County will be split into two congressional districts, state Legislature approves redrawn map

A town in Cayuga County will be split into two congressional districts, state Legislature approves redrawn map

For residents of a town and village in Cayuga County, redistricting has left them in an odd spot. The Democrat-led state Legislature gave approval for New York’s redrawn congressional districts on Wednesday, February 2. Now, the maps need final approval from Governor ... MORE
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W-FL SATURDAY: Troy Kabat leads Mynderse past Waterloo; Midlakes girls win third straight

Several Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball teams were in action on Saturday. Check out the scores, stats and Monday’s slate of games below. W-FL GIRLS SCOREBOARD (1/29): Weedsport 47 @ Mynderse 43  WEE – Mariah Quigley 20; Mallory Brown 12; Sarah Carroll ... MORE
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GIRLS HS BASKETBALL ON FL1 RADIO: Weedsport, Mynderse meet for cross-sectional Saturday afternoon showdown (webcast)

It was a Saturday afternoon showdown on FL1 Radio, as the Weedsport Warriors traveled to Mynderse Academy and the faced the Blue Devils in a cross-sectional girls basketball game. Jim Sinicropi was courtside at Arthur L. Baker Gymnasium for the tipoff at ... MORE
Weedsport school district removed from state’s fiscal stress list

Weedsport school district removed from state’s fiscal stress list

After two years on the state comptroller’s list, Weedsport School District is no longer designated as a district experiencing fiscal stress. Weedsport district’s website announced its new “no designation” status in January 21 news release. “This classification is an acknowledgement of the ... MORE
Weedsport announces new high school principal

Weedsport announces Monell as new high school principal

The Weedsport Central School District has announced a new principal for its Jr.-Sr. High School. Sherri Monell will assume the position on February 24, says a post on the district’s website. Monell is currently the principal of Skoi-Yase Primary School in the ... MORE