Category: Union Springs

Cayuga Nation sues Showtime over “Billions” series

Cayuga Nation sues Showtime over “Billions” series

In the hit Showtime series “Billions,” it seems, everybody’s somebody. Ruthless hedge fund titan Bobby Axelrod evokes Steven A. Cohen, the billionaire founder of SAC Capital Advisors. U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades is a Preet Bharara type. And then there’s the Cayuga nation, ... MORE
Bassmaster Elite Series returns to Cayuga Lake week

Bassmaster Elite Series returns to Cayuga Lake week

When the Bassmaster Elite Series visited Cayuga Lake in 2016, that late-June event saw lots of fish on beds. Next week’s return to this Central New York lake will find anglers facing a completely different seasonal complexion when the SiteOne Bassmaster Elite ... MORE
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Woman rescued, airlifted to Upstate Hospital after falling into boat propeller in Cayuga County

A 36-year-old woman was rescued and airlifted to a Syracuse-area hospital after an incident on Independence Day in Union Springs. According to first responders, the woman fell into a running boat propeller at Hibiscus Harbor. She became entangled in the propeller and ... MORE
OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Cayuga Lake Long Bridges (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Cayuga Lake Long Bridges (podcast)

Did you know that there was a time when you could cross Cayuga Lake by bridge? When it was constructed, the Cayuga Lake Long Bridge was the longest bridge in the Western Hemisphere. Find out the history of the first Cayuga Lake ... 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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Cayuga County-area village election results: Cayuga, Port Byron incumbents lose

Cayuga County-area village election results: Cayuga, Port Byron incumbents lose

Voters weighed in Tuesday as several of Cayuga County’s villages as well as Jordan and Skaneateles in Onondaga County held elections, with races for mayor, trustee, and in one case, village justice. Out of the races, only two were contested, with many ... MORE
Village of Union Springs votes to override tax cap, may hire school crossing guard

Village of Union Springs votes to override tax cap, may hire school crossing guard

The village of Union Springs voted to override the state imposed tax cap for the 2019-2020 fiscal year during a regular meeting Tuesday night. “Two out of the three years prior to this year we voted to override (the tax cap),” Mayor ... MORE
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Union Springs driver charged with felony DWI after crash; 6-year-old sent to hospital

Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck reports the arrest of a Union Springs woman on DWI charges under Leandra’s Law after a crash in the Town of Ledyard along Dog Corners Road on Sunday. The crash happened around 10:45 p.m. and both the ... 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
Great Gully Falls in Cayuga County (photo)

Great Gully Falls in Cayuga County (photo)

Took a walk back the creek to enjoy the beautiful fall colors and this waterfall near Union Springs on Saturday. Photo by Rachel Burkholder.  ... MORE
‘A big deal’: Union Springs to host 2019 Bassmaster Elite Series

‘A big deal’: Union Springs to host 2019 Bassmaster Elite Series

The Bassmaster Elite Series is returning to Cayuga Lake next summer. The village of Union Springs Mayor Bud Shattuck announced in an interview on Wednesday that the fishing event is coming back to the village for the 2019 competition. “We were hoping ... 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
Union Springs unhappy about state DOT culvert project after open house

Union Springs unhappy about state DOT culvert project after open house

The state Department of Transportation held an open house in the village of Union Springs on Tuesday night to discuss an upcoming culvert replacement project with residents, but not all details were met with ease. “This is the least happy I’ve been in the ... MORE
Generations Bank office in Union Springs is designated as a business banking development district

Generations Bank office in Union Springs is designated as a business banking development district

The New York State Department of Financial Services has designated the Generations Bank Union Springs office as part of its Banking Development District (BDD) program. The designation re-affirms Generations Bank’s commitment to the unique banking needs of the Union Springs area. Through ... MORE
Historical Marker unveiled at Generations Bank in Union Springs

Historical Marker unveiled at Generations Bank in Union Springs

On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018, a Historical Marker sign was unveiled on the site of the Generations Bank in Union Springs. The land where Generations Bank sits used to be home to Howland School, a school for the education of young women ... MORE
Union Springs to replace 14 out of service fire hydrants, install valves

Union Springs to replace 14 out of service fire hydrants, install valves

Following a public hearing on Tuesday, the village of Union Springs is moving forward on a project that will replace 14 fire hydrants within the village. The village discussed the fire hydrant replacement project in what Union Springs Mayor Bud Shattuck described ... MORE
Union Springs school district to sue town of Aurelius over tax revenue loss

Union Springs school district to sue town of Aurelius over tax revenue loss

The Union Springs Central School District plans legal action against the town of Aurelius over lost tax revenue stemming from a commercial building’s incorrect assessment. The district’s board of education approved a resolution Monday to authorize legal counsel to pursue the recovery ... MORE