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Town of Fleming hopes reassessment will lower tax rate by two-thirds

Fleming held a public meeting Wednesday to explain the process of a reassessment to residents as the town is roughly halfway through its first reassessment since the 1980s. More than 60 people packed the meeting room at the Fleming Fire Station 2, where Town Assessor Jeff Bartholomew held an informational meeting and gave a presentation to explain to residents why... more

Drunk driver in fatal Fleming crash charged with vehicular manslaughter

The investigation into a fatal Fleming accident that happened on March 3rd is continuing — but a Skaneateles man now faces multiple charges — including first-degree vehicular manslaughter. Stephen S. Landon, 53, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with first-degree vehicular manslaughter, two counts of vehicular assault, aggravated driving while intoxicated and driving while intoxicated. Cayuga County Sheriff David Gould... more

UPDATE: Auburn man dies in fatal wreck on Rt. 34, four others hospitalized

Cayuga County Sheriff David Gould provided an update to the fatal accident that crews responded to in Fleming on Saturday. Gould says the investigation remains active, and identified those involved in the crash. He reports that Stephen S. Landon, of Skaneateles was traveling north in a 2016 Honda Accord, which crossed the center line and collided with a second vehicle,... more

Three sent to hospital after Fleming crash (photo)

Crews responded to a one-car rollover accident in Fleming Thursday afternoon, according to first responders in Cayuga County. The accident happened in the area of Wyckoff Road and West Lake Road. The call prompted Fleming Ambulance and Rescue, as well as Owasco EMS to be called to the scene. First responders say that three people suffered minor injuries in the... more

Two hospitalized at Upstate after water rescue in Owasco Lake

Firefighters were involved in a water rescue, which took place on Sunday afternoon. The incident unfolded in Owasco Lake near 4768 West Lake Road, according to first responders, who said that it took around 30 minutes to retrieve the individual from the water. Scanner traffic indicates that the person was in a kayak when it overturned — resulting in the... more

Firefighters battle Fleming blaze in frigid conditions

Firefighters from around Cayuga County battled a house fire in frigid temperatures on West Lake Road in Fleming Friday night. The call came in as a structure fire, and the first units on-scene reported smoke in the area, which quickly was determined to be caused by an active fire. First responders from Fleming, Owasco, Moravia, Union Springs, Scipio, Auburn, and... more

Crash closes portion of South Street Road in Fleming, four cars involved

A portion of South Street Road in Fleming was closed Tuesday following a four-car crash that sent one person to the hospital. The crash was reported around at 11:54 a.m. in the vicinity of 5700 South Street Road in Fleming, outside the Sunoco gas station, according to Cayuga County 911. Police closed the street from Willowbrook Road to Sand Beach... more

One injured in Fleming car crash

One person was injured in a two-car crash in Fleming Monday afternoon. Cayuga County 911 Dispatch said the accident was called in at 1:03 p.m. near Dougall and Bluefield Roads. One person received minor injuries and was transported to a hospital. Fleming Fire Department, AMR Ambulance and New York State Police responded to the scene. State police did not have... more

Four sent to Syracuse hospital after Fleming crash

Four people were injured and sent to Syracuse-area hospitals following a crash that took place on Dunning Avenue in Fleming. The crash happened around 6:15 pm, and reported it taking place at 5495 Dunning Avenue. Cayuga County 911 says that Fleming and Owasco fire departments were called to the scene. Fleming, AMR, TLC, and Jordan ambulances were also called –... more

Fleming responds to rollover accident Sunday evening

Fleming Fire Department and AMR Ambulance were called to the scene of a one-car rollover accident, which took place in the area of BlueField Rd. According to first responders the call initially came in as a crash with entrapment. However, after the first crews from Fleming arrived on-scene, they noted that all units were able to reduce speed of response,... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Batman talks budget process, infrastructure spending, and local disasters (podcast)

On Thursday’s edition of Inside the FLX the individual tasked with leading Cayuga County’s largest governing body – is in-studio talking about elections, the budget process, infrastructure, environmental issues, as well as the prospect of being excluded in a ‘disaster declaration’ by the White House. Keith Batman, Chairman of the Cayuga County Legislature, who recently won re-election to continue serving... more

ELECTION NIGHT LIVE 2017 (webcast replay)

Josh Durso, Jackie Augustine & Jim Sinicropi were live inside the all-new FingerLakes1.com Studio on Election Night for results, reaction, interviews and analysis from Tuesday’s vote in Cayuga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates Counties. Hear from Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro, successful Seneca Falls Town Council candidate Doug Avery, Geneva City Supervisor candidates Lou Guard &  Dom... more

ELECTION GUIDE 2017: Looking at all of the candidates, issues in Cayuga County

With five contested legislature races, two available seats on Auburn City Council, and a number of other Town Council races taking place in Cayuga County — voters will have a lot to decide on in less a little over a week. Candidates are in their final preparations, talking with voters, and getting to know their possible-constituents. What issues are the... more

Fleming store and gas station temporarily closed

The Express Mart convenience store and Sunoco gas station on White Bridge Road in Fleming is temporarily closed, though it was not clear Thursday for how long. Donald Bowen, building inspector and code enforcement officer for the town of Fleming, said Express Mart is working to replace an old subsurface drainage system that takes care of parking lot runoff during... more

Ten fire districts respond to Fleming barn fire; structure a ‘total loss’

Fire investigators are currently working to determine the cause of a barn fire in Fleming. The Fleming Volunteer Fire Department was called to a home at 4913 Silver Street Rd. and according to Deputy Chief Andy Campbell told the Auburn Citizen that a barn in front of a house at the address was a ‘total loss’ after the blaze. It... more

UPDATE: Moravia man killed in motorcycle-truck crash in Fleming

One person is dead after a truck vs. motorcycle accident that happened on Saturday shortly before 1 pm. According to authorities, the pickup truck burst into flames after the initial impact and became “well-involved.” State Police have identified the motorcyclist as Christopher Hillard, of Moravia. South Street Rd. was closed between the Auburn city line and at the intersection of... more

Newly relocated Cayuga County Fair approaches

This summer, the Cayuga County Fair will be held in a new location: The Ward W. O’Hara Agricultural & Country Living Museum and Dr. Joseph F. Karpinski Sr. Educational Center at Emerson Park in Owasco. Fair hours will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 8, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 9. The Citizen: Read More more
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