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Drunk driver ends up in ditch after minor accident in Ira

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The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Sennett resident after a vehicle went off the road on Route 34 near Robinson Road in Ira. On February 17 around 4:40 p.m. deputies observed ... more
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Sterling man charged with DWI after motorcycle crash in Ira

Sterling man charged with DWI after motorcycle crash in Ira
Douglas Tanner, 54, of Sterling, has been arrested and charged with DWI and other vehicle and traffic violations following a motorcycle accident in the Town of Ira. The incident, which occurred on the evening of ... more
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FLX CANDIDATES: Jim Basile talks campaign for Cayuga County Legislature in District #1

FLX CANDIDATES: Jim Basile talks campaign for Cayuga County Legislature in District #1
Editor’s Note: If you are a candidate and would like to be featured in this series send an email to [email protected] to schedule a time ahead of Election Day. If you’d like to see all of the ... more
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Sheriff: Cayuga man faces felony charges after possessing incendiary device, unregistered handgun

Sheriff: Cayuga man faces felony charges after possessing incendiary device, unregistered handgun
The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office announced felony charges against an Ira man following an incident last week. On July 14, Andrew Campbell, 31, was arrested for third-degree criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession ... more
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Convictions upheld for man involved in Cayuga County bank robbery and separate burglary

Convictions upheld for man involved in Cayuga County bank robbery and separate burglary
The convictions of Jason Ingleston, the man who attempted to rob a bank in Cato and burglarized a nearby residence in 2019, have been upheld by a state appeals court. The news was announced the ... more
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Cayuga County Legislature May 2023 Meeting (webcast)

Cayuga County Legislature May 2023 Meeting (webcast)
The Cayuga County Legislature met for their regular monthly meeting for May 2023 on Tuesday night in Auburn. Full meeting video appears below ... more
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Weedsport man charged with DWI after crash on Rt. 34

Cato woman charged with DWI after traffic stop in Cayuga County
Troopers arrested a Weedsport man for DWI after an accident in Ira. According to a news release, troopers arrested Isaac Rodriguez, 47, of Weedsport following that crash on Route 34. It happened Saturday, but no ... more
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Firefighters called to reported microwave explosion in Cayuga County

Firefighters called to reported microwave explosion in Cayuga County
First responders were called to a reported microwave explosion in the town of Ira on Thursday. The Cayuga/Seneca Fire Wire reported the incident during the late-afternoon hours. Firefighters from several departments- including Victory, Cato, Plainville, ... more
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Sheriff: Oswego man didn’t just drive drunk to a Cayuga County crash, he was part of it before leaving the scene

Sheriff: Oswego man didn’t just drive drunk to a Cayuga County crash, he was part of it before leaving the scene
An Oswego County man who was arrested by the Cayuga County Sheriff's Office in February for driving drunk to the scene of a crash, is now believed to have been driving the vehicle involved in ... more
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Cato man charged with felony DWI after driving up to rollover crash scene, talking to deputies

Cato man charged with felony DWI after driving up to rollover crash scene, talking to deputies
Sheriff Brian Schenck says a Cayuga County man was arrested on felony DWI charges after an investigation into a one-vehicle crash on Ferris Road in Ira. It happened February 18th around 9:12 p.m. While investigating ... more
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State Police arrest Ira resident for driving while intoxicated.

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Police report the arrest of a Cayuga County resident following a traffic stop. According to a news release, the Auburn State Police arrested Connie M. Wierzbicki, 41, of Auburn for driving while intoxicated. Troopers initially ... more
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DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as communities struggle economically (podcast)

DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as rural communities struggle economically (podcast)
Keith Cuttler spends most of his days thinking about ways to get crucial medical services to the most-vulnerable parts of the Cayuga County. It's been an evolving challenge, since coming into his role with a ... more
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Cayuga County 911 dealing with massive workload since discovery changes took hold

Cayuga County issues state of emergency, all school districts will shut down
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 ... more
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Two displaced after fire in Cayuga County

Two displaced after fire in Cayuga County
The two people escaped injury, but were displaced from their home after a structure fire in Cayuga County on Wednesday. First responders said the fire was reported at 3787 Carter Road; and was reported to ... more
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SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Sheriff Schenck talks recruiting challenge, changes coming from Albany

EPISODE #28: Sunday Conversation with Casey McDonald on Congressional Campaign
Earlier this year Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck was in-studio discussing his first month on the job following an uncontested election last fall. He succeeded longtime Sheriff David Gould. Now, Sheriff Schenck has several months ... more
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FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content
FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive ... more
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Cayuga County year-end sales tax report: Auburn excels, towns, villages lag behind

Cayuga County year-end sales tax report: Auburn excels, towns, villages lag behind
The final sales tax numbers for Cayuga County's multiple municipal governments show a strong year for the city of Auburn, but a weak performance by towns and villages in the area. As a whole, sales ... more
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Sales tax revenues up in Auburn, down in Cayuga County’s towns and villages

Sales tax revenues up in Auburn, down in Cayuga County’s towns and villages
Sales tax collection is trending upward in the city of Auburn through the third quarter of 2018 and holding relatively steady in Cayuga County. According to the latest monthly sales tax report from the Cayuga ... more
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SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Running unopposed, Brian Schenck looks to build community in Cayuga Co.

INSIDE THE FLX: Brian Schenck looks to become next sheriff in Cayuga County
Who will be the next sheriff in Cayuga County? Lt. Brian Schenck believes it should be him; and after Sheriff David Gould announced that he would not seek re-election - Schenck stepped up to the ... more
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