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Venice woman arrested for aggravated DWI after traffic stop

Venice woman arrested for aggravated DWI after traffic stop
The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Venice woman following a roadside investigation. Deputies observed a vehicle committing multiple traffic infractions. After conducting a traffic stop, the driver was identified as Casandra ... more
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Southern Cayuga Cougars: School selects new mascot nickname

Southern Cayuga Cougars: School selects new mascot nickname
The Southern Cayuga School District has announced the selection of 'Cougars' as its new mascot nickname, following a comprehensive community engagement process. Superintendent Patrick Jensen shared in a community letter that the decision came after ... more
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Cayuga County teen dies after head-on crash; investigation remains active

Cayuga County teen dies after head-on crash; investigation remains active
Ana Marsh, a 19-year-old resident of Venice, tragically passed away on Monday afternoon at Strong Memorial Hospital due to injuries sustained in a head-on collision last week. The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office confirmed her passing, ... more
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Informational meeting scheduled ahead of vote on expanding Cayuga fire department

Informational meeting scheduled ahead of vote on expanding Cayuga fire department
An upcoming meeting is set to discuss a proposed addition to the Long Hill Fire Department in southern Cayuga County. The session, aimed at addressing questions about the proposition, will be held from 6 to ... more
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Venice town supervisor’s financial records found incomplete in audit

Venice town supervisor's financial records found incomplete in audit
An audit released on September 8, 2023, highlighted significant shortcomings in the Town of Venice's financial records maintained by the Town Supervisor. The review aimed to assess the completeness, accuracy, and timeliness of the Supervisor's ... more
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Cortland driver arrested after crash in Cayuga County

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State police arrested a Cortland resident following a crash on Route 34 in Venice. Laura Shea, 41, was charged with DWI, driving with a BAC over 0.08%, and other traffic infractions. Details of the crash ... 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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Miles-long fuel spill on Rt. 34 in Cayuga County contained: DEC says no streams or creeks impacted

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State officials have reported that a miles-long fuel spill along Route 34 in Cayuga County has been contained to the roadway and did not affect any nearby streams or creeks. The spill was caused by ... more
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Cayuga County man held woman, children hostage during domestic incident

Cayuga County man held woman, children hostage during domestic incident
A Cayuga County man has been arrested and charged with several crimes for holding a woman and her children hostage in their residence for several hours. According to a news release from the Cayuga County ... more
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Hazard Library in Popler Ridge must raise $350K to get new facility by 2025

Hazard Library in Popler Ridge must raise 0K to get new facility by 2025
After 140 years of being located in Poplar Ridge, the Hazard Library in southern Cayuga County will have a new home in Sherwood. The new library, which will be four times larger than its current ... more
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Troopers: Moravia man drove drunk with child in vehicle, found in possession of weapon

Greece CSD, Boy Scouts employee charged after sex abuse investigation
Police arrested a Moravia resident following a traffic stop in the town of Venice. Joshua Allen, age 38, of Moravia was charged with DWI, aggravated DWI with a child in the vehicle, open container, criminal ... more
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Cayuga County business gets $440K in state grants, tax credits through economic development effort

Cayuga County business gets 0K in state grants, tax credits through economic development effort
New Age Renewable Energy is getting some state money to help reach its jobs goals. The Cayuga County-based company has received funding from the Central New York Regional Economic Development Council via $440,000 in grants ... more
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Developers of large Cayuga County solar farm invite public to office hours event today: Q&A planned for residents

Developers of large Cayuga County solar farm invite public to office hours event today: Q&A planned for residents
Developers of a large solar farm proposed in South Cayuga County are inviting residents to meet with them in a series of 'office hours' events. The proposed solar farm would be in the towns of ... more
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Police make second arrest in Venice snowmobile larceny

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The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office made a second arrest related to the 2021 theft of two trailers and six snowmobiles from a storage lot in Venice. Amy Graham, 49, was arrested on Thursday, August 11 ... more
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Motor vehicle crash in Auburn leads to DWI arrest

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Troopers arrested a motorist in Auburn following a motor vehicle accident. According to a news release, State Police from Auburn arrested Noe B. Raymundo-Lopez for felony driving while intoxicated. State Police responded to the area ... more
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Man threatens to kill victim, flees from police

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Police say a Cayuga County man was arrested following a domestic dispute. According to a news release, the Seneca Falls Police Department arrested John R. Bergenstock, 35, of Venice Center for criminal mischief, endangering the ... 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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Project in Cayuga County plans to install 22 working turbines by 2025

Liberty Renewables Inc., based out of Albany, is reaching out to residents of southern Cayuga County in an attempt to start a project in Venice, Scipio and Moravia that would allow 22 large turbines to ... more
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Overturned tractor-trailer shuts down Rt. 34 in Cayuga County

Deputies: Tractor-trailer driv
A portion of State Route 34 was shut down in both direction during the overnight hours due to a crash, according to transportation authorities. The closure was between Long Hill and Myers roads in the ... more
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