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DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as rural communities struggle economically (podcast)

DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as 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 crucial local provider in 2016. “The client ... MORE
Route 38 shut down in Cayuga County after one-car crash; occupant airlifted by Mercy Flight

12-year-old airlifted from scene of serious one-car crash in Cayuga County

Sheriff Brian Schenck provided an update on the one-vehicle crash that happened in the town of Conquest on Wednesday a little after 2 p.m. He says a 2014 Chrysler minivan operated by Kathleen Liccion, 39, of Auburn was traveling north on Route ... MORE
First responders called to crash on Rt. 370 in Cayuga County

First responders called to crash on Rt. 370 in Cayuga County

First responders were called to Route 270 in Cayuga County near Drake Road for the report of a crash with entrapment. The call came in shortly before 4 p.m. First responders said that the scene was near Drake Road on Route 370 ... MORE
Cayuga County 911 dealing with massive workload since discovery changes took hold

Cayuga County 911 dealing with massive workload since discovery changes took hold

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 legislators at a meeting on Wednesday – ... MORE
Another fatal snowmobile crash reported in Cayuga County

Another deadly snowmobile crash reported in Cayuga County

Crews in Cayuga County responded to a second fatal snowmobile accident this week on Thursday in the town of Conquest. First responders were called to 1058 Spring Lake Road around 5 p.m. for the report of a snowmobile accident. Reports indicated initially ... MORE
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One dead after boat launch accident

LATEST: Investigation continues after sheriff identifies victim in fatal Cayuga County boat launch accident

Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck said in an update on Monday that the cause of a fatal boat accident on Friday has not been identified. He reported that the investigation remained active. In the press release, the victim was identified as 77-year-old ... MORE
Auburn man sentenced for stealing firearms from home in Conquest

Auburn man sentenced for stealing firearms from home in Conquest

An Auburn man was sentenced in Cayuga County Court on Tuesday to five years in prison, and was granted an override of violent felony status. Raymond Allen, 38, formerly of 293 Seymour St., Auburn, was arrested in February after the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Sheriff Schenck talks recruiting challenge, changes coming from Albany

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Sheriff Schenck talks recruiting challenge, changes coming from Albany

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 under his belt. He joined us for ... MORE
FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local 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 way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 ... MORE
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Auburn man arrested with stolen guns after Conquest burglary

Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck reports that after receiving tips from the public – stolen guns were located, and an Auburn man was arrested on multiple charges. Raymond J. Allen, 31, of Auburn was charged with second-degree burglary, fourth-degree grand larceny, and ... MORE
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 tax receipts in Cayuga County reached $46.27 ... MORE
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 County Treasurer’s Office, the city of Auburn ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: Brian Schenck looks to become next sheriff in Cayuga County

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Running unopposed, Brian Schenck looks to build community in Cayuga Co.

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 plate. On Wednesday, he visited the FingerLakes1.com ... MORE
DEC: Discoloration on Owasco Lake not harmful algal blooms

DEC: Discoloration on Owasco Lake not harmful algal blooms

An unidentified green discoloration on much of Owasco Lake seen earlier this week is not a harmful algal bloom, the state Department of Environmental Conservation said Wednesday. The DEC's Finger Lakes Watershed Hub first collected samples from the discoloration after it was ... MORE
State police: Four arrested on drug charges in Conquest

State police: Four arrested on drug charges in Conquest

Four people were arrested on numerous drug charges following the report of a suspicious vehicle complaint in the Town of Conquest. The report, which came in for Bush Hill Road resulted in cocaine being found, as well as marijuana, crack cocaine, pills, ... MORE