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Rollover crash near exit 40 on Thruway: Occupants reportedly leave scene

First responders were called to a rollover crash on the New York State Thruway near exit 40. Weedsport Rescue and Jordan Ambulance were called to the scene a little before 7:30 p.m. Cayuga-Seneca Fire Wire reported that the crash occurred around mile ... MORE
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Weedsport man dies after vehicle enters pond at Tessy Plastics facility in Elbridge

State police say a medical emergency led to a Tessy Plastics employee driving his vehicle into a retention pond at the Elbridge facility during the morning hours on Tuesday. Around 5:22 a.m. troopers were dispatched to the Tessy Plastics facility on Route ... MORE
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Evergreen Heights hopes to reopen as a mental health facility after state closes the adult care operation

A closed down adult care facility in Weedsport is voluntarily giving up its license in hopes of reopening as a mental health facility so a different agency from the state oversees it. As an adult facility, the Department of Health oversees the ... MORE
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Weedsport man charged with manslaughter after fatal Rt. 31 wreck

Charges have been filed in a fatal wreck that happened earlier this year in Cayuga County. District Attorney Jon Budelmann says Tristan Hope was arraigned today on a five count indictment, the top count is Manslaughter in the Second Degree. In addition, ... MORE
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12-year-old from Running4Heroes to run a mile in Weedsport in support of fallen first responders

A fundraising event is being held Saturday, Aug. 28 by the Weedsport Fire Department. Immediately following, Zechariah Cartledge from Running4Heroes, will pay tribute to fallen first responders in New York by running a mile. The 12-year-old Floridian has been running since age ... MORE
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HEALing Communities to Narcan training and distribution event August 28

Someone overdoses in Cayuga County almost every day. Over 180 overdoses have been reported since the beginning of this year. More than one-third were suspected to involve opioids. We have lost 11 lives so far this year. Fatal overdoses almost always involve ... MORE
Investigation remains active into Thruway bus crash, two remain in critical condition

Investigation remains active into Thruway bus crash, two remain in critical condition

While there were no fatalities reported in the serious bus crash that shut down part of the New York State Thruway between exits 40 and 41 in Cayuga County- two people remain hospitalized. State troopers say two of the 57 that were ... MORE
Rollover crash involving bus on Thruway: Several ambulances, helicopter called to scene in Cayuga County

State police: 50+ hospitalized after tour bus crash on Thruway in Cayuga County

New York State Police have provided more information- including the names of the driver and bus company involved in the serious crash along the Thruway in Cayuga County on Saturday. Troopers say the investigation remains active, but that the crash occurred in ... MORE
Evergreen Heights in Weedsport has operating certificate suspended for 60 days by New York State

Evergreen Heights in Weedsport has operating certificate suspended for 60 days by New York State

New York State has suspended the license of an adult care facility in Cayuga County and now must relocate its residents. The state Department of Health suspended Evergreen Heights operating certificate last week after an emergency order was executed on July 30 ... MORE
Weedsport student-athletes recognized during annual ceremony

Weedsport student-athletes recognized during annual ceremony

Weedsport student-athletes were recognized for their successful sports seasons this past academic year. You can find a list of the awards below along with some photos from the event which was held on Wednesday, June 23rd. Weedsport Warriors Award – Erin Grady Gary ... MORE
Cayuga County fines grocery store in Port Byron, other businesses for mask violations

Cayuga County fines grocery store in Port Byron, other businesses for mask violations

The state mandate on masks has been lifted, but not all counties in the region have caught up on enforcing the old rules. The Cayuga County Board of Health approved fines for eight businesses that violated the mask order when it was ... MORE
Weedsport woman accused of torturing, neglecting over a dozen dogs; faces more than 30 criminal charges

Weedsport woman accused of torturing, neglecting over a dozen dogs; faces more than 30 criminal charges

A Weedsport woman is accused of neglecting more than a dozen dogs and faces dozens of charges following an investigation by New York State Police. Troopers said the call came in over the winter about dogs at a residence in Weedsport who ... MORE
Auburn man charged with criminally negligent homicide after fatal crash

Auburn man charged with criminally negligent homicide after fatal crash

Sheriff Brian Schenck says one person has been charged after a fatal crash on February 8. Following a six week investigation, Sheriff Schenck says that Tristan Hope, 24, of Auburn was charged in relation to the crash that killed 52-year-old Michael Maltese, ... MORE
Weedsport proposes $7.6M capital project: Health and safety, performing arts modernization, and athletic upgrades included

Weedsport proposes $7.6M capital project: Health and safety, performing arts modernization, and athletic upgrades included

On Monday, March 8, the Weedsport Central School District Board of Education approved a proposed $7,647,000 capital improvement project that, if approved by voters, would fund needed health and safety initiatives district-wide, modernize our auditorium venue, and upgrade the athletic facilities. Residents ... MORE
Crash involving tractor-trailers reported along NYS Thruway in Weedsport

Crash involving tractor-trailers reported along NYS Thruway in Weedsport

First responders in Cayuga County tell us that crews responded to a wreck involving two vehicles along the New York State Thruway. The incident involved two tractor-trailers near mile-marker 309 in the eastbound lanes. That portion of the Thruway is located in ... MORE