Category: Moravia

Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office’s 3rd Annual National Coffee with a Cop Day

Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office’s 3rd Annual National Coffee with a Cop Day

Sheriff David Gould announces that the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office will be participating in the Third Annual National Coffee with a Cop Day. On October 3rd, 2018 from 8:30AM to 10AM, we will join officers from law enforcement agencies in all 50 ... MORE
Harmful algal bloom on Owasco Lake prompts weekly sampling

Harmful algal bloom on Owasco Lake prompts weekly sampling

After the first confirmed harmful algal bloom of the season was detected on Owasco Lake last week, the Cayuga County Health Department has started weekly testing to monitor drinking water. The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) listed a harmful algal bloom ... MORE
Moravia School District welcomes security guard

Moravia School District welcomes security guard

It’s September, the first day for several schools in Central New York, like Moravia School District. “I always still get butterflies I still get the excitement when you wake up in the morning, I got two kids in this district,” Superintendent John ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: Brian Schenck looks to become next sheriff in Cayuga County

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Running unopposed, Brian Schenck looks to build community in Cayuga Co.

Who will be the next sheriff in Cayuga County? Lt. Brian Schenck believes it should be him; and after Sheriff David Gould announced that he would not seek re-election – Schenck stepped up to the plate. On Wednesday, he visited the FingerLakes1.com ... MORE
Moravia board of education sets goals for new school year

Moravia board of education sets goals for new school year

The Moravia Central School District's Board of Education has established its goals for the 2018-2019 school year, including the possibility of an extended homeroom at the high school. At a meeting Wednesday evening, Superintendent John Birmingham said the district was considering implementing ... MORE
DEC: Discoloration on Owasco Lake not harmful algal blooms

DEC: Discoloration on Owasco Lake not harmful algal blooms

An unidentified green discoloration on much of Owasco Lake seen earlier this week is not a harmful algal bloom, the state Department of Environmental Conservation said Wednesday. The DEC's Finger Lakes Watershed Hub first collected samples from the discoloration after it was ... MORE
Village of Moravia voters re-elect two village trustees

Village of Moravia voters re-elect two village trustees

The village of Moravia held an uncontested election Tuesday which led to the re-election of two incumbent village trustees. Nancy McGuerty, a village trustee since 2004, and Anthony Peppe, a trustee since 2007, both ran on a Republican ticket for the two ... MORE
Moravia students pitch product ideas in scholastic business competition

Moravia students pitch product ideas in scholastic business competition

Instead of students counting down the seconds until the last day of school, Moravia Middle School principal Bruce MacBain wanted to keep students’ minds focused. So seventh-grade students spent Tuesday presenting product ideas to businesspeople. The idea is based around the TV ... MORE
Moravia officials decide nonconforming use clause irrelevant to former school

Moravia officials decide nonconforming use clause irrelevant to former school

The village of Moravia decided a nonconforming use clause in a zoning law was irrelevant to a historic property, in opposition to the building owner’s assertion, during a Zoning Board of Appeals meeting on Monday. The debate began a month ago when ... MORE
Substance abuse film screened in Moravia leads to discussion on recovery

Substance abuse film screened in Moravia leads to discussion on recovery

Kevin Jones said his life has never been the same since May 10, 2013. That was when his stepdaughter, Jessica Gentile, died of a drug overdose. Jones later founded the Heroin Epidemic Action League, which raises awareness of the idea that addiction ... MORE
Union Springs boys track and field sweeps past So. Cayuga, Moravia, Marathon & Lansing

Union Springs boys track and field sweeps past So. Cayuga, Moravia, Marathon & Lansing

Union Springs was able to complete the sweep. Paced by Eric Ryan’s four first-place finishes, the Wolves won 10 events, as the Union Springs boys track and field team beat Southern Cayuga 96-35, Moravia 115-8, Marathon 103-24 and Lansing 80-61 at Union ... MORE
Show Moravia park some love at annual cleanup day

Show Moravia park some love at annual cleanup day

I Love My Park Day will be observed beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 5, at Fillmore Glen State Park, 1686 Route 38, Moravia. Volunteers are welcome to do cleanup work, including gorge trail cleaning, invasive species removal, flower bed maintenance and ... MORE
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Moravia school district debates tax levy for 2018-2019 budget

Moravia school district debates tax levy for 2018-2019 budget

The Moravia Central School District debated which of two tax levies to present to the community for voting in May, ultimately opting to decide next month. The board of education debated the merits of a 2.79 or 3.29 percent levy — which ... MORE
Owasco Lake watershed's management plan could be complete by July 2019

Owasco Lake watershed’s management plan could be complete by July 2019

The Owasco Lake Watershed Nine Element Plan has hit a couple of milestones this year, paving the way to its first round of public feedback set for this fall. A 9E Plan outlines ways to improve water quality by identifying where different ... MORE
Algae-fighting buoys may be too costly for Owasco Lake

Algae-fighting buoys may be too costly for Owasco Lake

A $1.2 million proposal to scatter about 30 ultrasonic buoys at the northern end of Owasco Lake to combat harmful algae may be too costly to implement, at least for now, local officials said Thursday. LG Sonic, a company out of the ... MORE
Owasco, Cayuga, Skaneateles lakes' harmful algal bloom summit kicks off

Owasco, Cayuga, Skaneateles lakes’ harmful algal bloom summit kicks off

Skaneateles, Owasco and Cayuga lakes took the spotlight Monday at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in the second of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's four harmful algal bloom summits statewide. The summits are part of a $65 million proposal in the state ... MORE
Sheriff: Newark residents provided false information during Tyre accident investigation

Sheriff: Newark residents provided false information during Tyre accident investigation

Deputies say a Newark duo was charged with falsely reporting an incident after an accident at the intersection of State Routes 414 and 318 late-last month. Sacha Santana, 32, and Richard Barnes, 34, were each charged with one count of third-degree falsely ... MORE
Major flooding in Cayuga County; Port Byron among hardest hit

Major flooding in Cayuga County; Port Byron among hardest hit

On Friday, as warm air held on in the Finger Lakes — several communities in Cayuga County were hit hard by flooding. While the National Weather Service reported that an ice jam along the Seneca River caused flooding from Montezuma to Port ... MORE