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One airlifted from serious crash in northern Cayuga County

One airlifted from crash involving car, motorcycle in Auburn
Part of State Route 104 was shut down during the late-night hours on Thursday for a serious crash. It happened near the intersection of Route 104 and State Barn Road, according to transportation officials. The ... more
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One airlifted, witnesses sought as investigation continues into Cayuga County crash

One airlifted from crash involving car, motorcycle in Auburn
At least one person was airlifted from the scene of a serious crash in the town of Sterling Saturday afternoon. First responders were called to the intersection between Routes 38 and 104 in Cayuga County ... more
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Cayuga County seeks funds for park infrastructure improvements

Cayuga County seeks funds for park infrastructure improvements
The Cayuga County Legislature plans to apply for money through the New York State Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) process to make infrastructure improvements at three county parks. What improvements will be made at Emerson Park? ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Aileen McNabb-Coleman, Cayuga County Legislature; no gas tax cap, but a heating fuel cap, the future of economic development, and money for parks (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Aileen McNabb-Coleman, Cayuga County Legislature; no gas tax cap, but a heating fuel cap, the future of economic development, and money for parks (podcast)
In this episode, we talk with District 6 Legislature Aileen McNabb-Coleman. The legislature decided against a gas tax cap but will cap the tax on home heating fuel. It appears the Cayuga County Chamber of ... more
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Cayuga County: Over $2 million in state grants awarded to preserve area farmland

Grow NY Farms, a coalition of farm businesses, is pushing to keep the 60 hour overtime in place
Two Cayuga County farms were awarded over $2 million in grants as part of New York's farmland protection grants program. New York Agricultural Land Trust was awarded over $1.3 million to preserve 477 acres of ... more
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Body found by fisherman at Blind Sodus Bay: Troopers ask for public’s help

Body found by fisherman at Blind Sodus Bay: Troopers ask for public’s help
New York State Police are investigating after a body was found in Blind Sodus Bay in the town of Wolcott. During the afternoon hours on Thursday troopers responded to the area of Ingersoll Drive after ... more
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Cayuga County winery wins at Syracuse Area Music Awards

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Cayuga County's Colloca Estate Winery won an award at the Syracuse Area Music Awards (SAMMYs) this past Friday. The SAMMYs took place March 3 and 4, 2022 at the Palace Theatre in Syracuse, according to ... more
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Disabled vehicle leads to arrest in Sterling

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Police report the arrest of an underage motorist. According to a news release, State Police in Auburn arrested a juvenile who’s information will be kept confidential for driving while intoxicated. Troopers responded to a disabled ... more
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Sterling woman arrested following identity theft claim

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State Police in Auburn arrested a Sterling woman in connection with an identity theft complaint. On December 13, 2021, at approximately 9:40 a.m., troopers out of SP Auburn arrested Crystal A. Sanders, age 43, of ... more
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Owasco and Moravia set to opt-in for both marijuana sales and consumption

Town of Gorham expected to set public hearing on possible reversal of marijuana opt-in
The Cayuga County towns of Owasco and Sterling have opted-in, or more specifically, have not opted out, of both retail marijuana sales and on-premise consumption. The Citizen quotes Owasco Supervisor Ed Wagner as saying residents ... more
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Major flood resiliency project along Lake Ontario completed in Sterling

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A major flood resiliency project along Lake Ontario has been completed in Cayuga County. Governor Kathy Hochul announced the completion of a $1.5 million flood resiliency project awarded to the Town of Sterling, Cayuga County, ... more
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Sterling Nature Center’s construction delayed due to material costs

Sterling Nature Center’s construction delayed due to material costs
The company contracted to build the Cayuga County's Sterling Nature Center has pulled out due to the increase in the cost of lumber. The project will need to be put out for bids again since ... more
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6-year-old boy and his family receive new camper from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, Camping World and Make-A-Wish Central New York

6-year-old boy and his family receive new camper from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, Camping World and Make-A-Wish Central New York
A partnership between Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, Camping World and Make-A-Wish Central New York has gifted five critically ill children with campers. Callin Mack, 6, of Sterling, and his family were the recipients of a 2021 ... more
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Cayuga County project gets underway as shoreline communities rebound from Lake Ontario flooding

Cayuga County project gets underway as shoreline communities rebound from Lake Ontario flooding
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the start of construction of a $1.5 million project awarded to the Town of Sterling through the Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative. The existing double culvert carrying McIntyre Road over Sterling Valley ... more
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Sheriff: One airlifted, others hurt after serious crash in Cayuga County

Serious injuries, one airlifted from two-car crash in Sterling
Sheriff Brian Schenck reports that the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a serious personal injury two-car motor vehicle accident which occurred at about 2:51 p.m. on State Rt. 104 at State Barn Rd. in ... more
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Rt. 38 closed in Sterling due to crash

Rt. 38 closed in Cayuga County due to crash
A transportation alert went out around 11:30 a.m. for a local road closure due to a crash. It was reported that Rt. 38 was closed in both directions due to a crash. The closure was ... more
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Dredging underway at Little Sodus Bay on Lake Ontario

Dredging underway at Little Sodus Bay on Lake Ontario
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced dredging has begun at Little Sodus Bay, a navigation channel in Cayuga County, used by boaters to access Lake Ontario from Little Sodus Bay. The accumulation of silt, sand, and other ... 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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After five hours of negotiating, duo taken into custody after Cayuga County burglary

Auburn man returns to state prison over Ghost Gun case
Sheriff Brian Schenck reports the arrest of a Hannibal duo following an investigation into a burglary during the early-morning hours on Saturday. Around 2:15 a.m. deputies were called to a burglary complaint with a report ... more
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