Category: Moravia

63 new cases of COVID-19 in Cayuga County as cluster at prison grows

63 new cases of COVID-19 in Cayuga County as cluster at prison grows

Health officials in Cayuga County reported 21 new cases of COVID-19, as an outbreak connected to the state prison system continues to grow in Southern Cayuga County. In an update on Friday, officials said that 301 people are in mandatory quarantine, and ... MORE
COVID cases on the rise at Cayuga Correctional Facility

COVID cases on the rise at Cayuga Correctional Facility

State officials have confirmed that cases are on the rise at the Cayuga Correctional Facility. The Auburn Citizen reported Wednesday that the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision reported 23 new cases among incarcerated individuals. It brought the total number of cases ... MORE
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
UNION OFFICIALS: Officer assaulted at Cayuga Correctional Facility, treated at area hospital

UNION OFFICIALS: Officer assaulted at Cayuga Correctional Facility, treated at area hospital

Union officials say an incident at a medium-security prison in Moravia resulted in a corrections officer being hurt. An inmate serving a 17 year sentence for attempted murder attacked an officer in one of the facility dorms and punched him multiple times ... 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
Comptroller’s audit finds that Moravia schools can’t account for $9,000 in fuel

Comptroller’s audit finds that Moravia schools can’t account for $9,000 in fuel

What happened to the fuel? The Auburn Citizen reports that more than $9,000 worth of fuel can’t be accounted for following an audit of the Moravia Central School District. The answer? Apparently more cameras, and better safeguards to ensure that the shortcoming ... MORE
Authorities investigate truck theft in Cayuga County

Authorities investigate truck theft in Cayuga County

The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office is asking for public assistance regarding the theft of a truck in Owasco. Sheriff’s office members are investigating the theft Sunday night or Monday morning of a black 2019 Dodge Ram pickup, according to a post from the ... MORE
Long Hill Road Bridge in Moravia closing, replacement to start in spring

Long Hill Road Bridge in Moravia closing, replacement to start in spring

The Long Hill Road Bridge in the town of Moravia will be closed to all traffic starting 6:30 a.m. Wednesday in advance of a planned replacement, according to the Cayuga County Highway Division. The bridge, located southeast of the intersection of Warner ... MORE
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Troopers: Moravia man cashed woman’s checks without permission

Troopers: Moravia man cashed woman’s checks without permission

A Moravia man is facing criminal charges after allegedly cashing checks from a woman’s checking account without her authorization, the New York State Police said. A woman called state police Oct. 7 about checks being cashed without her authorization in Moravia. State ... MORE
UPDATE: Missing Cayuga County man found

UPDATE: Missing Cayuga County man found

The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Department says a missing Cayuga County man has been found and safely returned to his family. According to the Sheriff’s Department, Rudolph Valenti was found early Tuesday morning. The department thanks the community for helping out. Continue reading ... MORE
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Bathtub races return to Moravia

Bathtub races return to Moravia

After 20 years, Moravia is glad to be getting back in the tub; the bathtub, that is. Moravia’s bathtub races are back and it’s exactly what you imagine. It’s part of Fillmore Days — which honors Moravia native and former President Milliard ... MORE
Moravia man drove drunk with 6-month-old in car

Moravia man drove drunk with 6-month-old in car

A Moravia man was arrested in Auburn for a number of traffic violations while driving with his girlfriend and 6-month-old son in the car, state police said. Kurtis A. Cole, 22, of Moravia, was pulled over July 7 on Owasco Street in ... MORE
Crews respond to overnight fire in Moravia

Crews respond to overnight fire in Moravia

Crews responded early Thursday morning to a house fire, Cayuga County 911 dispatchers said. Dispatchers confirmed it started at about 1:20 a.m. at 5380 Chestnut Ridge Rd. No one was injured, according to dispatchers. There is no word yet on extent of ... MORE
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UPDATE: Missing person report cancelled in Auburn

The Auburn Police Department has cancelled the missing person report, which had been circulating over the weekend. While details are unclear – the Auburn Police Department thanked the public, as well as State Police, the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office, New York State ... MORE
Evacuations underway after ‘significant’ gas line break in village of Moravia

Evacuation order lifted after ‘significant’ gas line break in Moravia

The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that a ‘significant’ natural gas line break has occurred in the village of Moravia on Friday. Officials asked the public to avoid the area during the late-morning and early-afternoon hours. Approximately one square mile of ... MORE
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