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Weedsport opts out of marijuana law: Officials ask, “Would it require more police presence?”

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Add Weedsport to the list of communities in the Finger Lakes and Central New York who have opted out of the state's marijuana legalization law. The recreational marijuana law took effect March 31, 2021. Communities ... more
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Rollover crash near exit 40 on Thruway: Occupants reportedly leave scene

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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 ... more
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Weedsport man dies after vehicle enters pond at Tessy Plastics facility in Elbridge

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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 ... more
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Evergreen Heights hopes to reopen as a mental health facility after state closes the adult care operation

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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 ... more
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Weedsport man charged with manslaughter after fatal Rt. 31 wreck

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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 ... more
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12-year-old from Running4Heroes to run a mile in Weedsport in support of fallen first responders

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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 ... more
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HEALing Communities to Narcan training and distribution event August 28

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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 ... more
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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 ... more
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State police: 50+ hospitalized after tour bus crash on Thruway 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 ... more
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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 ... more
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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 ... more
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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 ... more
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Weedsport woman accused of torturing, neglecting over a dozen dogs; faces more than 30 criminal charges

Williamson man threatens pizzeria employee with baseball bat in Wolcott
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 ... more
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Auburn man charged with criminally negligent homicide after fatal crash

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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 ... more
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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 ... more
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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 ... more
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Lunkenheimer Craft Brewing finds success during COVID-19 pandemic

Lunkenheimer Craft Brewing Company did something that not a lot of businesses were able to do in 2020, during the coronavirus pandemic. Grow. The company is a small-batch brewer located in the Erie Canal area ... more
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Weedsport man killed in fatal, two-car crash; investigation remains open

Motorcyclist killed in Canandaigua crash: Troopers say investigation underway
Sheriff Brian Schenck says his office is investigating a fatal crash that happened on Rt. 31 around 3:20 p.m. on Monday. It resulted in roadway being shut down for an extended period of time during ... more
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Weedsport man had ties to January 6th attack in Washington D.C.

Weedsport man had ties to January 6th attack in Washington D.C.
The Weedsport man who was taken into custody on January 1st following an incident involving a rifle at a hotel near Washington D.C. may have had links to the Capitol attack. The Washington Post published ... more
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Weedsport man accused of brandishing gun in Virginia incident

Armed home invasion under investigation in Ithaca
A Weedsport man is facing serious charges for discharging a gun in the Washington D.C. area earlier this month. The incident was not connected to unrest at the Capitol on January 6th. Instead, Moses Geri, ... more
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Garbage hauler, multiple tractor-trailers involved in Thruway crash

Garbage hauler, multiple tractor-trailers involved in Weedsport Thruway crash
New York State Police responded to the scene of a multi-vehicle accident in the Brutus-area of the Thruway on Tuesday. Snowfall created poor visibility and parts of the roadway were snow-covered. A garbage hauler and ... more
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