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Federal government’s recognition of Cayuga Nation leadership on hold

The Interior Board of Indian Appeals has stayed the Bureau of Indian Affairs' December decision to recognize the Clint Halftown faction of the Cayuga Nation as the nation's official leaders. The stay order was issued on Monday, Jan. 23, a little over a week after another faction of the Cayuga Nation formerly known as the Unity Council, appealed the BIA's... more

Investigation continues into fire at Union Springs Academy as school adjusts

Investigators are still looking into what caused a fire in the administration building of a local boarding school two weeks ago, fire officials said Sunday. Union Springs Academy students and staff have adjusted after the Dec. 3 blaze made the structure uninhabitable without repairs. The administration building houses classrooms, offices and the gymnasium. The academy, at 40 Spring St., is... more

Several FLX favorites named in ‘best restaurants’ list along Rt. 20

Several local favorites – including Abigail’s in Seneca Falls, as well as Hunter Dinerant in Auburn and Doug’s Fish Fry appeared. The list highlighted some of the best restaurants in the Finger Lakes along Route 20, which is noted as a historic highway. Read the complete list here from NYUpstate.com more

22-year-old Geneva man dies in Cayuga Co. accident with snowplow

Investigators say that a 22-year-old Geneva man was pronounced dead at the scene after an accident, which took place on Wednesday around 9:31 pm in the Town of Springport. The accident happened on State Route 326 when Alex J. Myers, 28, of Union Springs lost control of his 1999 Audi while traveling south on Route 326. He lost control on... more

Generations Bank announces new VP hire on Friday

Generations Bank announces the hire of A.G. Cutrona as Vice President – Director of Growth and Profitability at its Seneca Falls headquarters. He is charged with leading a customer engagement initiative for the organization. Cutrona brings more than 30 years of banking experience to the role. He is a graduate of the Wharton School with a an Executive Leadership Certificate,... more

Union Springs water system repair delayed, trace amounts of chemicals likely in water

The Cayuga County Health Department said repairs to the village of Union Springs’ water system are delayed while crews wait for a replacement part expected to arrive Friday. In a release Wednesday night, the health department said the necessary part needed to fix the air stripper control system that had failed on Tuesday was not locally available. The village’s water... more

Surplus equipment up for bid in the Union Springs Central School District

The Union Springs Central School District is getting rid of surplus education equipment and supplies in order to prepare for the 2017-2018 transition school year during which fifth grade will move up to the middle school and fourth grade will move to Cayuga Elementary while renovations at A.J. Smith Elementary take place. Selling surplus items will help the district free... more

UPDATE: Union Springs Academy suffers extensive damage in blaze, cause unknown

The damage was extensive to the Administration building at Union Springs Academy and will result in classes being held at a nearby church. That fire, which was reported a little before 2 pm on Saturday started in the foyer, spreading to the ceiling and walls. The way the fire spread resulted in extensive damage to the structure. The cause of... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: FL1 Sports presents a quadruple-header of HS basketball at NYCC Tip-Off Classic

FingerLakes1.com kicks off our 2016-17 Wayne-Finger Lakes High School Basketball coverage with a quadruple header from the New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls on Saturday for the 3rd Annual NYCC Tip-Off Classic. Brendan Harrington and Tane Robinson will have the call for the first two games as #6 Lyons battles Southern Cayuga (Noon) followed by North-Rose Wolcott taking on... more

Around the Lake: Transitioning to winter sports in the IAC

Before the temperatures plummeted and the first snow set in on the trees Saturday, it felt more like early season football weather than basketball. It would have been nice to have that weather when we were all bundled in winter jackets and scarfs during the final few weeks of local football action when the thermostat hovered near the freezing line.... more

25-year-old charged with disseminating indecent materials to 12-year-old Cayuga County child

Sheriff David Gould reports that last Thursday, the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office initiated an investigation into an allegation that an adult male from Syracuse had been engaging in inappropriate online contact with a 12-year-old child from Cayuga County. As a result of that investigation, 25-year-old Joshua E. Mauro of 209 ½ Lawrence Avenue in Syracuse was arrested on Monday for disseminating... more

Super Moon rise over Cayuga obscured by clouds

Stopped by Cayuga Lake State Park to watch the Super Moon rise on Monday evening. There was no moon rise, due to the cloud cover, just a bit of color. Still a beautiful November evening at the lake. Photo by Rachel Burkholder. more

Union Springs’ Grace Van Horn signs letter of intent to pitch at St. Bonavanture

Grace Van Horn completed the final step of her goal with a few strokes of the pen. The Union Springs senior signed a letter of intent to pitch for the St. Bonaventure softball team on Thursday during a ceremony in the Union Springs High School library. Van Horn is believed to be the first Union Springs softball player to sign... more
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