Category: Weedsport

More $50 fines in Cayuga County as health inspectors find businesses violating mask rules

More $50 fines in Cayuga County as health inspectors find businesses violating mask rules

More fines followed inspections in Cayuga County, which is seeing an uptick in confirmed coronavirus cases. Last month multiple businesses were fined for not complying with state mandates on COVID-era operation. This week, the Cayuga County Board of Health approved consent orders, ... MORE
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
Cato-Meridian, Weedsport districts increase masking requirements at school after positive tests

Cato-Meridian, Weedsport districts increase masking requirements at school after positive tests

Two schools in Cayuga County have changed their policy to allow students to take off masks while seated inside classrooms where desks are six feet apart. The Cato-Meridian and Weedsport districts made the change after positive COVID-19 tests. While it might seem ... MORE
Trump flag prompts outrage in Weedsport, officials say there’s little they can do

Officials say there’s little they can do after Trump sign prompts outrage in Weedsport

A sign supporting President Donald Trump is raising eyebrows in Cayuga County. Less because of the sign-owner’s support for the President, though. It has to do with a curse word that appears in the center of it. “Trump 2020 F— your feelings,” ... MORE
Three districts in Cayuga County dealing with COVID-19 cases

Three districts in Cayuga County dealing with COVID-19 cases

Officials in three Cayuga County school districts are working to sort out the details around positive COVID-19 tests this past week. On Friday, the Weedsport school district was informed that a student in the elementary school tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus ... MORE
Vehicular homicide case ends with guilty plea, lengthy expected sentence after fatal Weedsport wreck

Vehicular homicide case ends with guilty plea, lengthy expected sentence after fatal Weedsport wreck

District Attorney Jon Budelmann says the man involved in a fatal hit-and-run last November has pleaded guilty to the top count of his indictment. Heriberto Perez-Valasquez pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide, which is a Class B felony, as well as aggravated ... MORE
Serious crash shuts down Fuller Road

UPDATE: Sheriff says crash in Cayuga County on Wednesday was fatal, remains under investigation

Sheriff Brian Schenck has provided an update on a crash that shut down part of Turnpike and Blanchard roads on Wednesday. A 1996 Dodge van operated by Kathryn F Lawler, 65, of Port Byron was traveling north on Blanchard Road in the ... MORE
Write-in candidate wins village election in Cayuga, other elections held on Tuesday

Write-in candidate wins village election in Cayuga, other elections held on Tuesday

A small handful of votes were the difference makers in Cayuga County, as village elections were held on Tuesday. In the Village of Cayuga a write-in candidate beat out one of the individuals who actually appeared on the ballot. Shane Ellis, who ... MORE
Weedsport Central School faces new lawsuits as part of Child Victims Act

Weedsport Central School faces new lawsuits as part of Child Victims Act

Two more lawsuits have been filed against the Weedsport Central School District as part of the Child Victims Act, after they claim officials failed to protect them from sex abuse on district property. The complaints were filed under the look-back provision, which ... MORE
Weedsport man killed in Oneida County crash

Weedsport man killed in Oneida County crash

New York State Police say a Weedsport man was killed in a crash involving a classic vehicle in Oneida County on Saturday. It happened around 2 p.m. on Joslyn Road in Remsen. Police say Richard Palazzoli, 74, of Weedsport was traveling west ... MORE
Firefighters battle large blaze in Cayuga County (photos)

Firefighters battle large blaze in Cayuga County (photos)

No injuries were reported and all animals inside a home on Compton Road were safe after firefighters were called to a blaze on Saturday. Firefighters from Weedsport, Port Byron, Jordan, Throop, Sennett, and Auburn all responded. It’s unclear what prompted the fire, ... MORE
Cayuga County, Fire, News, Weedsport
Weedsport mobile home destroyed by weekend fire

Weedsport mobile home destroyed by weekend fire

Firefighters were called to a structure fire at the Kenyon Landing Mobile Home Park on Saturday. The fire was reported around 2 a.m. at the Weedsport residence. Both occupants were able to escape without injury, but the structure is believed to be ... MORE
Cayuga County, Fire, News, Weedsport
Two ticketed after Seneca Falls ATV crash that resulted in one person being airlifted

Two ticketed after Seneca Falls ATV crash that resulted in one person being airlifted

Police say two people have been charged following an ATV crash in Seneca Falls on May 18th. The Seneca Falls Police Department reports that on Thursday the investigation into the May 18th ATV crash concluded. The operator was identified as 25-year-old Cody ... MORE
Weedsport holds virtual 2020 Athletic Awards ceremony

Weedsport holds virtual 2020 Athletic Awards ceremony

On Wednesday, Weedsport Central School District Athletic Director Zac Young was emcee for a virtual presentation of the school’s 2020 Athletic Awards ceremony. Below is a link to the complete ceremony video, a photo gallery of the standout Warrior athletes from the ... MORE
Two Cayuga students among inaugural SUNY scholarship winners

Two Cayuga students among inaugural SUNY scholarship winners

Two members of Cayuga Community College’s Class of 2020 are among 100 SUNY students to receive the inaugural Chancellor’s Undergraduate Scholarships and Graduate Fellowships. Cayuga’s Hannah Christopher and Shealyn Shattuck were named recipients of the highly selective award, which recognizes SUNY students ... MORE