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Troopers: One hospitalized after rollover crash in Skaneateles

Troopers: One hospitalized after rollover crash in Skaneateles
First responders say one person was taken to the hospital after a one-car rollover crash in Skaneateles on Saturday. Troopers say the crash happened on Vinegar Hill Road around 11:45 a.m. The driver was not identified, but said to be a 21-year-old woman from Jordan, lost control of her car before the crash. Her vehicle left the roadway and rolled... more

Tessy Plastics recognized globally for climate disclosure in 2019

Tessy Plastics recognized globally for climate disclosure in 2019
Tessy Plastics has been recognized for its climate action achieving a place on global environmental impact nonprofit CDP’s prestigious ‘A List’ for climate change, based on the company’s climate disclosure in 2019. Tessy was recognized for its actions to cut emissions, mitigate climate risks and develop the low- carbon economy, based on the data submitted by the company through CDP’s... more

Skaneateles moves closer to seeing new 88-room hotel project approved

Skaneateles moves closer to seeing new 88-room hotel project approved
It was a packed house on Tuesday as the Skaneateles Planning Board met to talk about a proposed hotel. Neighbors learned more about the Woodbine Hospitality Group’s proposed project, which would bring an ew 88-room hotel to the village. The hotel would be located along Old Seneca Turnpike, near the Hill-Rom. That’s the former Welch Allyn site. CNYCentral reports that... more

Skaneateles passes new rules for middle school students trying to play JV sports

Skaneateles passes new rules for middle school students trying to play JV sports
After controversy in the Skaneateles Central School District, the Board of Education passed new policies to avoid it in the future. Last year the district’s medical director ruled that a handful of middle school students didn’t meet standards to play JV lacrosse. Then, the district received threats of litigation, according to The Citizen. The state has a policy for schools... more

W-FL SATURDAY: Justin Smith leads Lyons to victory; Waterloo girls improve to 10-0

W-FL Saturday: Justin Smith leads Lyons to victory; Waterloo girls improve to 10-0
There was a full slate of Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball games on Saturday night. The Lyons-Lions played their first game of the holiday break against the Utica Academy of Science. It was a very tight back-and-forth game from the start. Junior, Justin Smith scored a game-high 39 points to lead Lyons to a one-point win. After the game, Smith was... more

Skaneateles meat and fish thief turns himself in, police say

Skaneateles meat and fish thief turns himself in, police say
A man suspected of stealing hundreds of dollars of meat and seafood has turned himself in, according to Skaneateles police. Ronald J. Bruzdzinski Jr., 44, of Skaneateles spotted himself in a local news broadcast as the suspect in the surf-and-turf caper. He then met with officers, who said they received multiple phone calls identifying him. Police said Bruzdzinski is the... more

Skaneateles police looking for individual involved in larcenies

Skaneateles police looking for individual involved in larcenies
Skaneateles Police are putting you on the lookout after a series of larcenies. Skaneateles Police say a few larcenies occurred over the past week at the Tops Market on Fennell Street in the Village. According to police, on three separate occasions, the same individual entered the store, loaded up a cart with several hundred dollars of seafood, steaks, and other... more

New studio in Skaneateles offers unique DIY workshops

New studio in Skaneateles offers unique DIY workshops
If you are looking for a unique handmade gift and want to make it yourself, Board & Brush may be the place for you. The company just opened studios in Fayetteville and Skaneateles that offer workshops that help visitors create and build handmade farmhouse style vintage signs and other home types of home décor in just a few hours. Owner Laura Kowal says both of her... more

Legislator with ties to Skaneateles returns to post after arrest

Julie Abbott-Kenan returns to legislature after arrest: ‘I haven’t skipped a beat’
Onondaga County Legislator and former Skaneateles School Board member Julie Abbott-Kenan returned to her seat in the legislature chamber today for the first time since she was charged with misdemeanor criminal mischief following a dispute with her husband. “I’m back,” she said. “I haven’t skipped a beat.” She said the criminal charge will not deter her from serving on the legislature, which... more

Skaneateles Superintendent Lynda Quick leaving post for opportunity at RCSD

Outgoing Skaneateles Superintendent
Rochester City School District Superintendent Terry Dade has named Lynda Quick as the district’s deputy superintendent. Quick will start in the position in January. Last week, the district’s two deputy superintendents were dismissed. A statement from the district said the positions will be consolidated into one role as part of restructuring, and that Quick will be in charge of overseeing... more

Skaneateles school superintendent to resign

Skaneateles school superintendent to resign
Skaneateles School Superintendent Lynda Quick is resigning in January, according to a letter from the district’s school board. Quick is resigning effective Jan. 19, the letter to the community said. The letter does not address the reason for her resignation. The board said in the letter a succession plan is already underway, and the district is meeting with Brian Hartwell,... more

Skaneateles takes No. 1 in final boys soccer state rankings

Skaneateles takes No. 1 in final boys soccer state rankings
After capturing its first state championship since 2010, Skaneateles is the No. 1 team in the Class B boys soccer state rankings, released Monday by the New York State Sportswriters Association. Skaneateles (17-5-0), which was No. 3 last week, used a game-winning goal from sophomore Owen Cheney to defeat Center Moriches 1-0 in double sudden victory overtime. Read more from... more

Skaneateles claims 1st boys soccer State Championship since 2010 after game-winner in Double-OT

Skaneateles claims 1st boys soccer state championship since 2010 after game-winner in double OT
In a championship boys soccer game that was scoreless for 101 minutes, Owen Cheney recognized an opportunity and seized the moment. At the 8:39 mark of double sudden victory overtime, the sophomore midfielder swooped in behind a Center Moriches defender to steal the ball for a breakaway down the field to score the game-winning goal, giving Skaneateles a 1-0 victory... more

Onondaga County Legislator Abbott-Kenan charged with criminal mischief

Onondaga County Legislator Abbott-Kenan charged with criminal mischief
Legislator says she had ‘a momentary and regrettable lapse in judgment’ before arrest Onondaga County legislator Julie Abbott-Kenan tells NewsChannel 9 she had “a momentary and regrettable lapse in judgment” prior to her arrest early Monday for criminal mischief, a misdemeanor, in connection to a domestic incident at her Skaneateles home. Abbott-Kenan spent the night at the Onondaga County Justice Center... more

Skaneateles school board considers athletic policy changes

Skaneateles school board considers athletic policy changes
Revisions to a Skaneateles Central School District athletic policy were discussed Tuesday following community outrage earlier this year. Dozens of people packed into a board of education meeting in March to argue against a policy for procedures for determining if seventh- or eighth-grade students can participate in junior varsity or varsity sports. Four middle school students were deemed to not have the... more

ABC News Anchor David Muir buys home on Skaneateles Lake

ABC News Anchor David Muir buys house on Skaneateles Lake
ABC News Anchor David Muir has purchased a home on Skaneateles Lake, according to records filed with the Onondaga County Clerk’s office. A deed filed Oct. 9 shows a $7 million purchase price for 3406 West Lake Road, in Skaneateles. The property was sold from one limited liability company to another – Cinquee LLC to 3406 WLR, LLC. Muir said... more

Convicted kidnapper, rapist who cut off ankle monitor in Skaneateles will serve two more years

Convicted kidnapper, rapist who cut off ankle monitor in Skaneateles will serve two more years
We’re learning new details surrounding convicted kidnapper and rapist Christopher Block, the man who cut off his ankle monitoring bracelet in Skaneateles and went on the run. Block will remain behind bars for at least two more years according to the state Department of Corrections inmate lookup website. Back in August, a state administrative law judge made the decision to... more
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