Category: Moravia

Moravia school board ignores controversy brewing over principal placed on leave

Moravia school board ignores controversy brewing over principal placed on leave

Members of the community spoke out at a board of education meeting in the Moravia Central School District. The meeting came a month after the district’s middle and high school principal was placed on administrative leave for unknown reasons. Bruce MacBain had ... MORE
Moravia principal on paid leave takes to Facebook to address community

Moravia principal on paid leave takes to Facebook to address community

There are even more questions swirling around Moravia than before after principal Bruce MacBain was placed on administrative leave. That’s because he posted on Facebook that the entire thing is a mystery- even to him. The district cited personnel privacy concerns, noting ... MORE
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Legislator officially appointed to Cayuga County seat in District 9

Legislator officially appointed to Cayuga County seat in District 9

Moravia resident Mark Strong was recently appointed as legislator in Cayuga County’s District 9. Taking a seat on the Cayuga County Legislature wasn’t something on his radar. In fact, he said that the entire thing came as a total ‘shock’. The Auburn ... MORE
Dog rescued after falling down cliff in Moravia

Dog rescued by firefighters after falling down cliff in Moravia

First responders in the Moravia area responded to an animal rescue call. It came in around 7:42 p.m. on Monday in the West Niles Fire District. A dog had gone over a cliff, and once first responders realized how far down the ... MORE
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Parts of Central New York, Southern Tier see significant holiday flooding (video)

Parts of Central New York, Southern Tier see significant holiday flooding (video)

While heavy rain was a welcomed sight for some locations in parts of the region – as persistent, dry weather caused water table deficits – the Owasco Inlet in Southern Cayuga County saw flooding. While a number of locations in the Southern ... MORE
COVID-19 outbreak at prisons in Auburn, Moravia grows larger

COVID-19 outbreak at prisons in Auburn, Moravia grows larger

There are now more than 100 confirmed cases of COVID-19 at the two state prisons in Cayuga County. The Auburn Citizen reports that the Cayuga Correctional Facility, which is located in Moravia, has 98 total cases. More than 30 of them are ... MORE
COVID-19 test clinic coming to Moravia Firehouse on Friday

COVID-19 test clinic coming to Moravia Firehouse on Friday

The Cayuga County Health Department will hold a Covid-19 test clinic on Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Moravia Fire Department at 38 Keeler Avenue. This event will only be for those who do not have symptoms and appointments ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga prisons suspend visitation amid COVID-19 outbreak at facilities

Auburn, Cayuga prisons suspend visitation amid COVID-19 outbreak at facilities

The state’s prison system announced on Tuesday that it was expanding visitation suspensions. Due to the increase of COVID-19 cases it has suspended visitation at Attica, Auburn and Cayuga Correctional Facilities effective immediately. Visitation at Elmira and Southport Correctional Facilities remains suspended ... MORE
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Cayuga Correctional Facility sees second COVID outbreak of the fall

Cayuga Correctional Facility sees second COVID outbreak of the fall

There is a second COVID-19 outbreak at the Cayuga Correctional Facility. The medium security prison, which is located in Moravia, Cayuga County was first identified as an outbreak location in the DOCCS system in the early-fall. Now there are a total of ... MORE
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