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Throop man sentenced in connection with crash that killed Weedsport man

Throop man sentenced in connection with crash that killed Weedsport man
A Throop man has been sentenced to four to 12 years in state prison in connection with a crash that killed a Weedsport man in 2021. Defendant admits to taking heroin laced with fentanyl The ... more
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Weedsport man violates protection order at del Lago

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A Weedsport man was charged following a complaint at del Lago. According to a news release, State Police arrested Ian P. Phillips, 29, of Weedsport for criminal contempt and trespass. State Police out of Waterloo ... more
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Cayuga County Legislature appears ready to approve Moravia School Resource Officer

Cayuga County Legislature appears ready to approve Moravia School Resource Officer
Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck went before the County Legislature's Judicial and Public Safety Committee Wednesday night with a proposal to add a School Resource Officer in the Moravia School District. Sheriff wants SRO in ... more
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Motorcycle racer dies after weekend crash at Weedsport Speedway

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A 24-year-old motocross racer and Pennsylvania native died on Saturday evening at Upstate University Hospital following an on-track incident at Weedsport Speedway. Ryan Varnes was part of an incident on the track during the Production ... more
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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 ... more
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More than a half-dozen departments called to building fire in Weedsport

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

Ithaca resident in stable condition after falling from upper floor of apartment building
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 ... more
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Two upcoming community coffee hours with Cayuga County law enforcement

Two upcoming community coffee hour events 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 ... more
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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 ... more
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UPDATE: Sheriff says person who jumped from Amtrak train in Cayuga County was headed to Rochester from NYC

First responders called to train incident in Cayuga County
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 ... more
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THE PINTCAST: Lunkenheimer Craft Brewing Company co-owner Derric Slocum (podcast)

THE PINTCAST: Lunkenheim 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 ... more
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Cayuga County-area schools have fared well since COVID-19 mask mandate lifted

Majority of Cayuga County
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 ... more
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$50,000 winning Powerball ticket sold at Weedsport Fastrac

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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 ... more
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W-FL SATURDAY: Jayla Bell scores 32 points as Lyons defeats Williamson; Mynderse boys top Bloomfield

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

Gov. Hochul announces $35 million investment to support NY’s abortion providers
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, ... more
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W-FL SATURDAY: Troy Kabat leads Mynderse past Waterloo; Midlakes girls win third straight

W-FL THURSDAY:
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 ... more
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GIRLS HS BASKETBALL ON FL1 RADIO: Weedsport, Mynderse meet for cross-sectional Saturday afternoon showdown (webcast)

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It is a Saturday afternoon showdown on FL1 Radio, as the Weedsport Warriors travel to Mynderse Academy and the face the Blue Devils in a cross-sectional girls basketball game. Jim Sinicropi will be live courtside ... more
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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 ... more
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Weedsport announces Monell as new high school principal

Weedsport school district removed from state’s fiscal stress list
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 ... more
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Weedsport hotel under new ownership

Weedsport hotel under new ownership
A former Days Inn in Weedsport has been purchased for $2 million by Neelkanth Hospitality, Inc. The Delaware company is looking to rebrand the hotel located at 2746 Becker Road. Two brothers, Piyank and Jay ... more
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No criminal charges in August Thruway bus crash

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A tour bus driver has been ticketed for his alleged role in a Thruway crash in Cayuga County last summer. The Citizen reports 66 year old Fermin Vasquez of Wingdale faces charges of unsafe lane ... more
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