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The history of Lunkenheimer Craft Brewing Co. in Weedsport

The story begins much like many in the industry: a passion for beer and the process of making it. Founded in 2013 by Derric and Kristen Slocum in the small Erie Canal village of Weedsport. LCBC is Cayuga County’s first licensed brewery since prohibition. The doors opened to the public with a soft opening on Sept. 27, 2016, and with... more

Truck accident in Weedsport damages car, gas station

A tractor-trailer accident in Weedsport caused some damage to a local gas station Tuesday night, according to state police. State police said around 6 p.m. the driver of the truck ran a red light, crashing into two parked cars and part of the Pit Stop gas station just off Route 31. The Auburn Citizen – News: Read More more

Port Byron/Union Springs remains undefeated with win over Weedsport

Nick Valentino slipped one tackle, broke another and took off toward the end zone. The Panthers quarterback scrambled for 35 yards down to the 1-yard line on a 4th-and-long situation and punched it in a play later with 4:11 remaining, as the Port Byron/Union Springs football team defeated Weedsport, 20-14, at Weedsport High School Friday. The Auburn Citizen – Sports:... more

Cayuga County Legislature appoints Grant Kyle to District 4 seat

The Cayuga County Legislature appointed Grant Kyle, an independent, to the District 4 seat at Tuesday night’s meeting, replacing Mark Farrell, who had represented the town of Brutus since 2011. The appointment happened in a flash, with Chairman Keith Batman nominating the Weedsport resident, and no legislators coming forth with interview questions. Batman said the reason for his haste in... more

Chicken barbecue, car show supports Weedsport snowmobile club

Fifteen years after the events of 9/11, Daniel McCoy said he did not want to spend much time mulling over the past. He and his wife, Susan, took some solace Sunday in a community chicken barbecue hosted by the Weedsport Winter Wanderers snowmobile club. The benefit doubled as a quality car showcase at Owen Orchards in Sennett, where the McCoys... more

Weedsport woman charged with DWI in Seneca Falls

On Saturday at approximately 6:16 PM, the Town of Seneca Falls Police arrested Kimberly A. Colbert, age 46,of Weedsport, for DWI, Operating a Motor Vehicle with .08% or more of alcohol and Uninspected Motor Vehicle following an investigation into a disabled vehicle on State Route 5 in the Town of Seneca Falls. Colbert was issued traffic tickets and was released... more

Answers sought in Weedsport burglary investigation

The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the report of a burglary, which occurred at a Weedsport restaurant on August 27. Sheriff David Gould say that on Saturday, August 27, at 8:50 am members of the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office responded to Corrado’s Restaurant at Riverforest Park Campground in Weedsport for the report of a burglary. Owners of the property... more

Two charged with DWI after accidents in Cayuga Co. that happened an hour apart

Monday, 12:43 pm: Two individuals were charged with driving while intoxicated following a pair of car accidents in Cayuga County, which occurred less than an hour apart from each other. Cayuga County Sheriff David Gould reports that James A. Sanders, a Union Springs resident was charged with misdemeanor DWI after allegedly hitting another vehicle around 9:23 pm on Clark Street... more

Literacy Volunteers to hold orientation sessions in Cayuga County

Literacy Volunteer tutors assist adult learners in Basic Literacy or English as a Second Language.  Our services help individuals become independent readers and writers, or learn to speak English.  Educational goals are based on the individual.  Whether it’s to get a better job, read to their children, improve reading abilities, or develop conversational English, our student-centered learning approach will help... more
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