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One arrested after shots fired in Sempronius

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Troopers arrested a Syracuse man following a report of shots fired. According to a news release, State Police in Auburn arrested Joshua Pena, 23, of Syracuse for criminal possession of a weapon. State Police responded ... more
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Opt in or out? No word yet from two Cayuga County towns on marijuana decisions

Town of Gorham expected to set public hearing on possible reversal of marijuana opt-in
The December 31st deadline for opting out of marijuana retail sales and on-site consumption has passed, but we still don't know some communities' decisions. The Citizen reports there's been no official word out of the ... more
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Skaneateles, Union Springs, Owasco get rare ‘tornado warning’ as storms roll through Friday

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It doesn't happen very often, but once in a while a tornado warning is issued in Upstate New York. Throughout the day forecasters warned of possible strong or severe storms - even an outlier supercell ... more
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Large barn fire in Cayuga County: Multiple departments called for tanker task force

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First responders say the fire that destroyed a barn on Saturday in Cayuga County didn't result in any injuries or loss of livestock. All of the cows that were inside a large barn that burst ... more
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Finger Lakes Land Trust acquires 102 acres in Sempronious

Finger Lakes Land Trust acquires 102 acres in Sempronious
The Finger Lakes Land Trust has acquired 102 acres located off of Iowa Road in the town of Sempronius, Cayuga County. The property is bordered to the north by Bear Swamp State Forest and contains ... 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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Sheriff: Two airlifted after fall at Carpenter Falls in Cayuga County

First responders work serious rescue detail at falls in Cayuga County
Sheriff Brian Schenck provided an update on the fall and rescue effort that took place at Carpenter Falls in the town of Niles around 4 p.m. on Tuesday. At approximately 4:06pm, the Cayuga County 911 ... 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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Skaneateles from the South (photo)

Skaneateles from the South (photo)
A shot of Skaneateles Lake. Photo by Michael Jones ... 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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Community remembers ice fisherman who died on Skaneateles Lake

Crews searching for fisherman who fell through the ice on Skaneateles Lake
Investigators said Alfred Coon, 82, from Homer, passed away after rescuers pulled him from the lake. EMTs and firefighters attempted "life saving measures, but were unsuccessful," according to state police. "Anyone who had a problem in the ... 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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Southern Cayuga valedictorian wins video game scholarship

Southern Cayuga valedictorian wins video game scholarship
When most people hear that someone is attending college to learn to make video games, they might think of complex programs, detailed 3D models or powerful computers. But for Primrose Kirk, the 2018 valedictorian of ... more
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Cortland firefighter dies at hospital weeks after Sempronious crash

Cortland firefighter dies at hospital weeks after Sempronious crash
State Police say a man who was hospitalized following a crash in Sempronius died shortly before Christmas. The crash happened on November 30th at the intersection of Route 41A and Sayles Corners Road. He failed ... more
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UPDATE: Pickup driver identified, remains in critical condition after Sempronious crash

Deputies: Driver airlifted from violent Bloomfield wreck with serious injuries
State Police say that one person was seriously injured in a crash that happened Friday afternoon in Sempronious. Around 2:45 pm a crash was reported to law enforcement between a tractor-trailer and pickup truck at ... 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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New Hope Fire Department audited for insufficient money tracking procedures

New Hope Fire Department audited for insufficient money tracking procedures
The New Hope Fire Department was audited by the New York state Comptroller's office for inadequate board oversight of financial activities for the audit period of Jan. 1, 2016 to Nov. 1, 2017. The key ... more
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