Category: Sennett

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
Building fire in Cayuga County temporarily shuts down Rt. 20

UPDATE: Fire at Sennett restaurant remains under investigation

The cause of a fire that damaged a restaurant and bar in Cayuga County remains under investigation. It was called in around 3:30 p.m. While most of the fire was extinguished quickly, the fire inside the structure took longer to quell. The ... MORE
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Robert Ortt expected to lead New York State Senate Minority Conference

Robert Ortt expected to lead New York State Senate Minority Conference

Sen. Robert Ortt is expected to be the next minority leader of the New York state Senate. His main opposition – Sen. Pat Gallivan dropped out on Friday. “We must take back the legislative authority ceded by the current majority to ensure ... MORE
Troopers: Auburn woman stole cars, property from two dealerships

Troopers: Auburn woman stole cars, property from two dealerships

On Monday, State Police arrested an Auburn woman after they responded to the report of a burglary in progress at Fox Honda in the town of Sennett. Troopers say nearby officers with the Auburn Police Department responded as well, and detained one ... MORE
SUV, tractor-trailer collide on Rt. 5 in Sennett

SUV, tractor-trailer collide on Rt. 5 in Sennett

No serious injuries were reported after a crash involving an SUV and tractor-trailer. It happened on Route 5 in the town of Sennett around 6:30 p.m. State Police say they aren’t certain what caused the driver to veer into the other lane, ... MORE
Overnight crash reported near Skaneateles Inn in Cayuga County

Overnight crash reported near Skaneateles Inn in Cayuga County

First responders overnight were called to a two-car crash in Skaneateles. The crash occurred near the Skaneateles Inn on Route 20. First responders from Sennett and Saves Ambulance were called to the scene. Fire police were also requested to the scene after ... MORE
Sennett Fire Department ends fish fry dinners

Sennett Fire Department ends fish fry dinners

A fire department in Cayuga County announced that it will not be doing fish fry dinners this winter and spring as part of Lenten season. The Sennett Fire Department made the announcement via Facebook, pointing out a need to focus on their ... 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
Route 5 shut down due to crash in Cayuga County

Serious crash under investigation along Rt. 5 in Sennett

First responders are investigating the cause of a serious crash along State Route 5 in the town of Sennett. It was reported around 6 a.m., and shortly thereafter, the roadway was closed to westbound traffic for approximately 30 minutes. Photos from the ... MORE
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Pizza Hut in Sennett evacuated due to reported electrical fire

The Pizza Hut restaurant just outside of Auburn in the town of Sennett was evacuated around 5 p.m. on Saturday. First responders say that they were called to the restaurant for a possible electrical fire. While there was no fire, first responders ... MORE
Trooper injured after vehicle, foot pursuit in Sennett, Auburn

Trooper injured after vehicle, foot pursuit in Sennett, Auburn

An Auburn man has been arrested on multiple charges after a vehicle- and foot-pursuit, which started with an attempted traffic stop in the Town of Sennett. They say a state trooper was also hurt in the incident. It started with a traffic ... MORE
Auburn man convicted of burglary pleads guilty to additional charge

Auburn man convicted of burglary pleads guilty to additional charge

On the same day he was scheduled to be sentenced to prison for burglary, an Auburn man also admitted in Cayuga County Court Thursday to selling a controlled substance. Branden Hackett, 30, said he sold the narcotic substance suboxone, which can be ... MORE
Regional construction supplier opening shop in Cayuga County

Regional construction supplier opening shop in Cayuga County

The Duke Company, an upstate New York construction equipment supplier, will be opening in Sennett next week. The new store will be the business’s fourth location, joining the Rochester, Dansville and Ithaca stores, and its first store in Cayuga County. Read more ... MORE
Officials consider turning vacant nursing home into homeless shelter

Officials consider turning vacant nursing home into homeless shelter

The Cayuga County Legislature has taken a preliminary step in a process that could eventually transform the former county-owned nursing home into an emergency housing shelter. The Legislature approved a resolution Tuesday presented by Director of Community Services Ray Bizzari to issue ... MORE
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Resident arrested after becoming combative at Sennett house fire

Resident arrested after becoming combative at Sennett house fire

Sheriff Brian Schenck reports that members of the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office responded around 4 a.m. to a structure fire on Hunter Avenue in the Town of Sennett. Firefighters were already on-scene attempting to extinguish an active fire on the first floor ... MORE