Category: Brutus

DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as rural communities struggle economically (podcast)

DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as communities struggle economically (podcast)

Keith Cuttler spends most of his days thinking about ways to get crucial medical services to the most-vulnerable parts of the Cayuga County. It’s been an evolving challenge, since coming into his role with a crucial local provider in 2016. “The client ... MORE
Sheriff: Cayuga County man defrauded multiple people operating tree service company

Sheriff: Cayuga County man defrauded multiple people operating tree service company

Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck says a Brutus resident was arrested on a scheme to defraud charge following a lengthy investigation. Robert Fratus Jr., was charged with second-degree scheme to defraud. He’s accused of engaging in an ongoing scheme to defraud numerous ... MORE
Route 31 temporarily closed in Cayuga County due to downed wires

Route 31 reopened after closure on Friday

State Route 31 was reopened after a closure during the afternoon hours on Friday. The report of wires down prompted the road to be closed between Jackson Street and Towpath Road in Brutus. No additional information was immediately available. Download the FingerLakes1.com ... MORE
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Sheriff: Two dead as homicide investigation unfolds in Cayuga County

Sheriff: Two dead as homicide investigation unfolds in Cayuga County

The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office says they’re investigating an apparent murder-suicide. Around 10:25 a.m. on Tuesday deputies were called to 15 Middle Lane in the town of Brutus, according to Sheriff Brian Schenck. He says that investigators confirmed that an adult male ... MORE
Cayuga County 911 dealing with massive workload since discovery changes took hold

Cayuga County 911 dealing with massive workload since discovery changes took hold

Cayuga County E-911 has some staffing issues that it needs to resolve. At least that was the pitch heard by the Cayuga County Legislature this week when they met. E-911 Administrator Denise Spingler addressed the legislators at a meeting on Wednesday – ... MORE
Troopers: Wrong way driver on NYS Thruway was intoxicated

Troopers: Wrong way driver on NYS Thruway was intoxicated

State Police say a Canandaigua driver was found to be intoxicated, and arrested on felony charges after driving the wrong way on the New York State Thruway in the Town of Brutus. Troopers say they were conducting a traffic stop when a ... MORE
Major power outage reported in Cayuga County

More than 3,000 without power in Cayuga County, but won’t impact voting

NYSEG is reporting that more than 3,000 customers are without power on Election Day, but the reason for that outage is unclear. Around 2 p.m. 3,141 customers in the middle of Cayuga County were without power. NSYEG’s outage map indicated that the ... MORE
Major roadway closed in Cayuga County after Sunday afternoon crash

UPDATE: Driver in custody after crashing into small tractor, killing its operator in Cayuga County

Sheriff Brian Schenck provided an update around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday about a fatal accident that happened along State Route 31 in the Village of Weedsport around 1:45 p.m. He says that investigation has shown that a compact tractor was traveling east ... MORE
Boat motor stolen in Cayuga County; Troopers ask for public’s help

Boat motor stolen in Cayuga County; Troopers ask for public’s help

Troopers are asking for the public’s help as an investigation into a boat motor theft continues in Cayuga County. Troopers say that a larceny took place between September 25th and 28th at a home in Brutus. A blue 2012 Evinrude E-Tech 25HP ... MORE
Brutus crash incident calls attention to road safety for locals

Brutus crash incident calls attention to road safety for locals

Investigators are still working to determine the cause of the August 23rd car crash in the town of Brutus that resulted in two fatalities. This incident occurred on Route 31, and while this route is no more difficult to navigate than any other high ... MORE
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UPDATE: One killed, another still critical after two-car crash in Cayuga County

Police have provided an update on the serious, two-car crash in Brutus, which happened Friday afternoon. One person is dead, and two others are injured, according to Troopers. Police say that the crash happened after a single driver crossed into the wrong ... MORE
Investigation remains active after second fatality reported in Brutus crash from Aug. 23rd

Investigation remains active after second fatality reported in Brutus crash from Aug. 23rd

Investigators say they are still working to understand what led to a crash in the Town of Brutus on Route 31 last week. The crash happened on Friday, August 23rd. State Police say 83-year-old John Szozda, of Throop died shortly after the ... 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
Police: Man drove drunk with two kids in his car in Cayuga County

Police: Man drove drunk with two kids in his car in Cayuga County

On Thursday police arrested a 36-year-old Syracuse man on several charges after driving while intoxicated with children in his vehicle. Garry E. Brown, 36, of Syracuse was charged with driving while intoxicated, two counts of aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child, ... 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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