Category: Moravia

Owasco water tests show highest algae toxins yet, Auburn levels still detectable

Owasco water tests show highest algae toxins yet, Auburn levels still detectable

Treated drinking water for the town of Owasco and the city of Auburn showed detectable levels of blue-green algae toxins in the latest round of tests — Owasco seeing the highest levels to date. The Cayuga County Health Department said Owasco’s water, ... MORE
Peaceful autumn walk at Fillmore Glen State Park

Peaceful autumn walk at Fillmore Glen State Park

Thursday was a perfect early October day for a peaceful walk through Fillmore Glen State Park in Moravia. Photos by Pat OConnell ... MORE
Auburn, Owasco Thursday water samples detect no algal toxins

Auburn, Owasco Thursday water samples detect no algal toxins

Results from Thursday, Oct. 6 samples of water from the town of Owasco and city of Auburn’s treatment plant showed no detectable levels of blue-green algae toxins. The results came back Friday afternoon from the Wadsworth Center, the state Department of Health’s ... MORE
Health Department: Blue-green algae found at Adams Point on Owasco Lake

Health Department: Blue-green algae found at Adams Point on Owasco Lake

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation said test results on a water sample at Adams Point on Owasco Lake showed high toxin levels associated with blue-green algae, according to the Cayuga County Health Department on Friday. The algae bloom sample ... MORE
Labor Day weekend tradition rolls on with Moravia auto show

Labor Day weekend tradition rolls on with Moravia auto show

Vehicles of all shapes, colors and sizes packed the normally quiet fields of Fillmore Glen State Park in Moravia where the annual Fillmore Glen Car Show and Flea Market took place Sunday afternoon. Read more from the Auburn Citizen ... MORE
Finger Lakes Land Trust acquires bald eagle habitat in Owasco Flats

Finger Lakes Land Trust acquires bald eagle habitat in Owasco Flats

More than 30 acres of land at the south end of Owasco Lake will be preserved to protect birds, and more specifically, bald eagles. Read More ... MORE
Man admits to selling heroin that killed Moravia man

Man admits to selling heroin that killed Moravia man

A man has pleaded guilty to selling heroin that caused a fatal overdose in Cayuga County. Andrew Clay, of 120 Corona Ave. Apt. 16 in Groton, was charged June 19 with third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, a class B felony ... MORE
Swimmers in section of Owasco Lake reporting rashes

Swimmers in section of Owasco Lake reporting rashes

The Cayuga County Health Department is investigating reports of people developing an itchy rash after swimming in an isolated part of northern Owasco Lake last weekend. Eileen O'Connor, the county's director of environmental health, said about 40 reports have come in from ... MORE
Investigation continues into cause of rashes reported by Owasco Lake swimmers

Investigation continues into cause of rashes reported by Owasco Lake swimmers

The Cayuga County Health Department is still investigating what might have caused around 40 reported cases of itchy rashes contracted last week by swimmers in a northern part of Owasco Lake. Read more from the Auburn Citizen ... MORE
Blue-green algae blooms discovered in three Owasco Lake locations

Blue-green algae blooms discovered in three Owasco Lake locations

Blue-green algae has been discovered in three locations on Owasco Lake, according to a release from the Cayuga County Health Department on Wednesday. Blooms were discovered on Sept. 9 near Buck Point in the town of Fleming, near Fire Lane 25 in ... MORE
Department of Health says 'swimmer's itch' not the cause of rash affecting Owasco Lake goers

Department of Health says ‘swimmer’s itch’ not the cause of rash affecting Owasco Lake goers

While bird poop on the beach and lawn has at times been an issue for those enjoying Emerson Park, it became a more prominent problem when nearly 40 people contracted a rash during the Great Race weekend. Some community members, including Don ... MORE
Express Mart Convenience Stores opens location in Moravia

Express Mart Convenience Stores opens location in Moravia

Express Mart Convenience Stores is opening a new 24/7 store in Moravia located directly across from Fillmore Glen State Park. Encompassing 5,000 square feet, the mart includes a Dunkin' Donuts with a drive-thru and a Subway sandwich shop. Express Mart will offer ... MORE
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Toxic blue-green algae confirmed in Owasco Lake

Toxic blue-green algae confirmed in Owasco Lake

Officials have confirmed the presence of a toxic blue-green algae bloom on Owasco Lake, the Cayuga County Health Department said Thursday. In a press release, the Health Department said a sample collected near Martin Point had elevated levels of toxins, which can ... MORE
Eco Talk: How invasive species harm Owasco Lake

Eco Talk: How invasive species harm Owasco Lake

As the warm summer continues, Owasco Lake will become an increasingly attractive destination. The lake is a tremendous community asset, the beautiful Emerson Park providing valuable public access on hot summer days such as those we endured this week. Owasco. Read More ... MORE
Tomato sauce cans bound for prison in Cayuga County had narcotics hidden inside

Tomato sauce cans bound for prison in Cayuga County had narcotics hidden inside

Officials said that a corrections officer found 600 milligrams of narcotics inside two cans of tomato sauce being shipped to an inmate at Cayuga Correctional Facility in Moravia. According to the New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association, at about ... MORE
Route 90 sale offers nonstop shopping from Montezuma to Homer

Route 90 sale offers nonstop shopping from Montezuma to Homer

Rain or shine, the annual 50-Mile-Long Garage Sale between Montezuma and Homer always attracts a slew of shoppers on the hunt for a treasures and bargains along Route 90. Read More ... MORE

Elite 10: Mulvaney + Moravia = Sustained Success

Former Blue Devil point guard has steered program to steady stream of achievement…Former Blue Devil point guard has steered program to steady stream of achievement… READ MORE ... MORE
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