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Tractor-trailer rolls over, involved in crash with another vehicle near Weedsport on Rt. 31

Tractor-trailer rolls over, involved in crash with another vehicle near Weedsport on Rt. 31
A tractor-trailer rolled over in Cayuga County during the late-morning hours. A passenger vehicle was also involved in the wreck. The crash happened at Pump Road along Route 31 in Jordan – near the Weedsport town line. No one was injured in that wreck, but weather appears to have been a contributing factor. Weedsport and Port Byron assisted at the... more

Trio charged with robbery, assault after violent attack in Cayuga County

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Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck says three people were charged after a stabbing along Dublin Hill Road in Ledyard on Friday. The victim was reportedly beaten and stabbed several times. Deputies were dispatched to the scene along with State Police. Upon arrival – the victim was transported to Auburn Community Hospital – then to University Hospital in Syracuse. With assistance... more

Weedsport trustee resigns on anniversary of harassment claim filing

Weedsport trustee resigns on anniversary of harassment claim filing
A village of Weedsport trustee resigned from his elected office in December — exactly one year after a village employee filed a harassment claim against the village. In a letter to Village Clerk Christine Spoor dated Dec. 14, Christopher Lukins announced he was resigning from his elected position as a village trustee “with a heavy heart.” His resignation would be effective midnight... 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 million, up from $45.67 million in 2017. The increase was driven primarily by a strong performance in Auburn,... more

W-FL THURSDAY: Wayne-Finger Lakes teams fare well in holiday week tournament openers

W-FL THURSDAY: Wayne-Finger Lakes teams fare well in holiday week tournament openers
Area high school basketball teams returned to the court on Thursday after a break for Christmas as holiday week tournaments kicked off across the region. Check out all the results below and be sure to tune in for FL1 Sports live presentation of the 2018 Geneva Holiday Classic opening round on Friday night at 6:00 pm as Lyons faces Northstar... more

Kasey Kahne’s part-time Sprint Car schedule includes Weedsport in May

Kasey Kahne’s part-time Sprint Car schedule includes Weedsport Speedway in May
The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series only visit to New York State just got even more intriguing, as Kasey Kahne announced his part-time series schedule on Tuesday afternoon, which includes a stop at Weedsport Speedway on Sunday, May 19. Following his retirement from full-time NASCAR competition, Kahne is going back to where it all started with plans of... more

Weedsport unsure how to solve resident’s drainage issue involving state road

Weedsport unsure how to solve resident’s drainage issue involving state road
A Weedsport resident has been struggling with a drainage issue for 20 years, but the village isn’t sure who is allowed to fix it. For the past few months, the drainage issue at a home at 2776 state Route 31 in the village has persisted on the agenda. Mayor Jean Saroodis said Wednesday that the homeowner, Ann Streeter, says there... more

Suspect taken into custody after standoff on Thruway

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Deputies with the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office stood off with an armed man for more than four hours in Weedsport Thursday afternoon. The incident led to a large police presence and traffic disruptions on Route 34 just south of the state Thruway. Just before 4 p.m., the North Syracuse Police Department informed the sheriff’s office of a report an armed... more

No injuries despite two multi-vehicle accidents on Thruway as holiday weekend concludes

A pair of crashes on the New York State Thruway between exits 40 and 41 snarled traffic in Northern Seneca and Cayuga counties on Sunday. While there weren’t any injuries reported at either accident – it was enough to keep local first responders busy on the last day of a busy holiday weekend. Magee Fire Department and North Seneca Ambulance... more

W-FL SATURDAY: Marion girls edge Wilson to start 2-0; Red Jacket & Mynderse notch first wins

W-FL SATURDAY: Marion girls edge Wilson to start 2-0; Red Jacket & Mynderse notch first wins
The Marion girls basketball team moved to 2-0 on the young season with a convincing 53-22 win over Wilson-Magnet on Saturday to capture the Red Jacket tip-off tournament title. Meanwhile, the Red Jacket girls notched their first win in the consolation game behind a 27 point effort from Sara VanAken. In Ovid, the South Seneca girls lost to Section 3’s... more

W-FL FRIDAY: South Seneca girls roll past Sodus; Mynderse, Red Jacket lose openers

W-FL FRIDAY: South Seneca girls roll past Sodus; Mynderse, Red Jacket lose openers
With the Thanksgiving leftovers in the fridge, area high school basketball teams are preparing to take the court for a new season. A few teams are in action this weekend. The premiere event would be a girls tournament hosted by South Seneca. Check out the full results from Friday night’s action below… GIRLS BASKETBALL: WEEDSPORT (3) 59 VS MYNDERSE 46... more

Auburn police officer to become Weedsport school resource officer

Auburn police officer to become Weedsport school resource officer
The village of Weedsport voted to hire a retiring Auburn Police Department officer as the school resource officer for the Weedsport Central School District. Officer Brandy Quigley, who served with city police for more than 20 years, is expected to start as the district’s school resource officer Jan. 2 when students return from winter break. After months of working out... more

PHOTOS: Weedsport captures 8-man football Section III championship (gallery)

PHOTOS: Weedsport captures 8-man football Section III championship (gallery)
The Weedsport Warriors (8-0) ran their way to a 30-18 win over the Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Rebels (5-3) in the Section III 8-man final in the Carrier Dome on Saturday morning. Read all about the win here. Below, check out photos from the title game victory by James Farrance…       Photos by James Farrance   more

Weedsport runs its way to the Section III 8-man title

Weedsport runs its way to the Section III 8-man title
Weedsport only threw the ball two times on Saturday. They didn’t need to throw any more than that, either. The Warriors (8-0) tallied all 352 of their yards via the run en route to a 30-18 win over the Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Rebels (5-3) in the Section III 8-man final in the Carrier Dome. Five different players carried more than 5 times... more

Weedsport again fires DPW employee who filed harassment claim

Weedsport again fires DPW employee who filed harassment claim
Following an emergency board of trustees meeting Friday afternoon, the village of Weedsport on Saturday terminated the public works employee who had filed a harassment and workplace violence complaint against the mayor’s son last year. The decision is the latest development in a story that has unfolded since December, when Carson DiRisio, now 22, filed a workplace violence and sexual harassment... more

One hospitalized after box truck rollover on NYS Thruway

One hospitalized after box truck rollover on NYS Thruway
A rollover accident on the New York State Thruway in Weedsport resulted in one person being sent to Upstate University Hospital with unknown injuries. First responders say that a box truck rollover was reported near mile marker 301 on the Thruway, which resulted in Weedsport Rescue and Jordan Ambulance being called to the scene. It took 20 minutes for crews... more

Former Columbine principal talks kindness, understanding at Weedsport

Former Columbine principal talks kindness, understanding at Weedsport
Frank DeAngelis said there is not a single day that goes by where the 13 people killed at the Columbine High School shooting don’t enter his thoughts. DeAngelis, who was the principal at the time of the 1999 shooting, spoke to a crowd of over 45 people at Weedsport Junior-Senior High School Wednesday. He began his presentation by showing the... more
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