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Car collides with tree in Cayuga County before bursting into flames (photo)

First responders were called to a one-car crash during the mid-afternoon hours on Weedsport-Sennett Road near Sheppard Road. The car reportedly collided with a tree, then became engulfed in flames. A passerby shared this photo from the scene. First responders from Sennett ... MORE
Weedsport boys end 40-year title drought with Class C final win over Cooperstown

Weedsport boys end 40-year title drought with Class C final win over Cooperstown

The last time Weedsport’s boys basketball team won a sectional championship was 1980. Warriors coach Jon Sgarlata wasn’t born yet. CNN had just launched on television. Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back was in theaters. That changed Saturday afternoon as Weedsport (22-2) ... MORE
In foul-filled sectional contest, Weedsport beats Westmoreland

In foul-filled sectional contest, Weedsport beats Westmoreland

t was choppy. It was often ugly. But style points matter little this time of year. Weedsport is happy to be moving on. The Warriors did enough to take down Westmoreland, 72-56, in a Section III Class C boys basketball first-round game ... MORE
CNY HOOPS NATION: Weedsport’s Josh O’Connor, Aiden Mabbett & Coach Sgarlata (podcast)

CNY HOOPS NATION: Weedsport’s Josh O’Connor, Aiden Mabbett & Coach Sgarlata (podcast)

Coach Will DuMont is back with a look at the first round of the Section III playoffs along with interviews with Weedsport Warrior standouts Josh O’Connor and Aiden Mabbett along with an interview with head coach Jon Sgarlata following their opening round ... MORE
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Former Weedsport mayor named in Child Victims Act lawsuit

A new lawsuit has been filed under the Child Victims Act in Cayuga County, and it accuses Boy Scouts of America, as well as the Weedsport Central School District of failing the student more than 40 years ago. The Auburn Citizen reports ... MORE
Weedsport’s Suzie Nemec scores 1,000th point, honors Gianna Bryant

Weedsport’s Suzie Nemec scores 1,000th point while honoring Gianna Bryant

Weedsport junior Suzie Nemec, surpassed 1,000 career points in the second quarter of the Lady Warriors win over Onondaga on Tuesday night after coming off of a 50-point performance last Thursday against Cato-Meridian, and a 41-point outburst the previous week at Port ... MORE
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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
Weedsport girls basketball coach Chris Vargason records 200th career win

Weedsport girls basketball coach Chris Vargason records 200th career win

The Weedsport varsity girls basketball team improved their season record to 13-1 with a 72-42 victory at LaFayette on Thursday night behind 20 points from Emma Stark and 18 points from Suzie Nemec. The Warriors now stand at 8-0 in the OHSL ... MORE
FL1 SPORTS PODCAST: Weedsport basketball’s Suzie Nemec & Coach Chris Vargason (podcast)

FL1 SPORTS PODCAST: Weedsport basketball’s Suzie Nemec & Coach Chris Vargason (podcast)

The Weedsport Warriors girls basketball program is on the rise on the OHSL League of Section III thanks to the outstanding play of junior Susie Nemec and the leadership of head coach Chris Vargason. Susie and Coach Vargason are in-studio to talk ... MORE
CNY HOOPS NATION: Aiden Retzos of Faith Heritage & the week in OHSL high school basketball (podcast)

CNY HOOPS NATION: Aiden Retzos of Faith Heritage & the week in OHSL high school basketball (podcast)

Introducing the CNY Hoops Nation Podcast covering the high school basketball scene for Oswego County and Onondaga High School League including Weedsport, Port Byron, Skaneateles, Auburn and Cato-Meridian. Our goal is to provide a platform where we discuss scores, stats and news ... MORE
Weedsport man sentenced to prison for marijuana grow operation, possessing weapon

Weedsport man sentenced to prison for marijuana grow operation, possessing weapon

A Cayuga County man who prosecutors say grew more than 100 marijuana plants at a residence in Mentz was sentenced on Thursday. Timothy Hoisington, 27, of Weedsport pleaded guilty in October to second-degree criminal possession of marijuana, and third-degree criminal possession of ... MORE
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W-FL FRIDAY: Wilkins drains three-pointer at buzzer to lift Penfield over Wayne; Lyons suffers first loss of season against Northstar-Christian

W-FL FRIDAY: Wilkins drains three-pointer at buzzer to lift Penfield over Wayne; Lyons suffers first loss of season against Northstar-Christian

There was a full slate of Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball games on Friday night. The most interesting and surprising game of the night featured the Penfield Patriots and the Wayne Eagles. With 1 minute and 19 seconds left in the game, ... MORE
Christmas Eve crash in Cayuga County remains under investigation

Christmas Eve crash in Cayuga County remains under investigation

On Christmas Eve a two-car crash in the town of Mentz left four people seriously injured. Several weeks later that accident remains under investigation. The crash happened on Centerport Road shortly before 7 p.m. near the intersection with Nauvoo Road. The Cayuga ... MORE
Troopers: Upwards of 20 vehicles involved in crash on NYS Thruway in Cayuga County

Troopers: Upwards of 20 vehicles involved in crash on NYS Thruway in Cayuga County

State Police say upwards of 20 vehicles were involved in a crash near the Weedsport exit of the New York State Thruway. While no injuries were reported – at least four or five tractor-trailers, as well as 10-15 passenger vehicles were involved ... MORE
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Sen. Helming blasts criminal justice reforms after undocumented immigrant appears in Cayuga County Court

Bail set at $500K for undocumented immigrant who killed Weedsport man in DWI wreck On Wednesday, Heriberto Perez-Velasquez appeared in court. Perez-Velasquez, an illegal immigrant who was residing in Savannah at the time of a fatal DWI crash in Weedsport Mark Knapp, ... MORE