Category: Skaneateles

Abandoned structure burns in Skaneateles, cause under investigation

Abandoned structure burns in Skaneateles, cause under investigation

Firefighters battled flames in Skaneateles on Sunday after an abandoned building was reported burning. No injuries were reported, according to first responders. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. The structure was described as an abandoned residential unit. It took firefighters ... MORE
Judge says Skaneateles football coach was terminated incorrectly

Judge says Skaneateles football coach was terminated incorrectly

The Skaneateles Central School District is going to have to work a little harder to terminate its football coach. A judge granted Joe Sindoni, who was ousted as head football coach earlier, an injunction. The judge’s ruling effectively noted that the January ... MORE
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Dozens of charges filed after pair breaks into 10 vehicles around Skaneateles

Dozens of charges filed after pair breaks into 10 vehicles around Skaneateles

New York State Police say two people are facing dozens of charges after stealing items from 10 different vehicles in Skaneateles, DeWitt, Pompey and Marcellus. Peter S. Dagostino Jr., 35, of Syracuse, and a 15-year-old male, are accused of stealing money, purses, ... MORE
Skaneateles schools go fully-remote through December 14th due to spike in cases

Skaneateles schools go fully-remote through December 14th due to spike in cases

Skaneateles Superintendent Eric Knuth called the increase in COVID-19 cases a concern in a letter to parents and community this week. In it, he noted that the district would switch to fully-remote learning effective Friday. “In response to a concerning increase in ... MORE
Syracuse seeks state permit to apply algae-killing pesticide to Skaneateles Lake

Syracuse seeks state permit to apply algae-killing pesticide to Skaneateles Lake

In a bid to protect its public drinking water from algal bloom toxins, the City of Syracuse is seeking a state permit to apply an aquatic pesticide to the northern end of Skaneateles Lake. The city’s Department of Water wants permission to ... 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
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Deputies ask for public’s help after man tried to lur

Deputies ask for public’s help after man tried to lure 4-year-old into truck in Skaneateles

The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office reports that it’s investigating an incident where an unidentified man tried to lure a 4-year-old into his truck in the town of Skaneateles. It happened on Monday around 6:30 p.m. on Van Camp Road. The person of ... MORE
Skaneateles schools shut down on Friday due to positive COVID case

Skaneateles schools shut down on Friday due to positive COVID case

Schools in Skaneateles will be closed today after a student tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19. Superintendent Eric Knuth said in a letter to families that the district had been notified of a positive case. The student involved is enrolled ... MORE
Lake House Pub worker in Skaneateles tests positive for COVID-19

Lake House Pub worker in Skaneateles tests positive for COVID-19

An employee at a popular stop in Skaneateles has tested positive for COVID-19, according to officials in Onondaga County. That employee was wearing a face mask while working at the Lake House Pub. However, that person tested positive, and anyone who visited ... MORE
Two people at Skaneateles Lake ‘Cove’ on July 4 had coronavirus

Two people at Skaneateles Lake ‘Cove’ on July 4 had coronavirus

At least two people who have tested positive for coronavirus were at a popular summer gathering spot on Skaneateles Lake on July 4th, according to Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon. McMahon, in a tweet, encouraged those who were at the Cove on ... MORE
First responders from more than a half-dozen districts bat

First responders from more than a half-dozen districts battle Skaneateles blaze (photo)

Firefighters battled a blaze in Skaneateles during the evening hours on Saturday. Crews were called in from Cayuga County to battle the flames, which could be seen from miles away. Owasco, Fleming, New Hope, Moravia, Sennett, Sempronius, and West Nile fire departments ... MORE
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Skaneateles mayor apologizes after taking down Black Lives Matter flyers

Skaneateles mayor apologizes after taking down #BlackLivesMatter flyers (video)

Skaneateles Mayor Martin Hubbard has offered an apology after being caught on camera removing Black Lives Matter flyers from local light poles. He told News Channel 9 that removing the flyers didn’t have anything to do with their content. A village ordinance ... MORE
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Skaneateles police looking for Kinney Drug theft suspect

Police in Skaneateles are asking for the public’s help locating a suspect who stole from a local drug store on April 24th. The theft occurred at the Kinney Drugs located on Fennell Street in Skaneateles. The suspect is described as a white ... MORE
Weedsport basketball, Skaneateles hockey seasons left incomplete

Weedsport basketball, Skaneateles hockey left to wonder what could have been

Two Cayuga County-area teams will be left wondering, “What could have been?” after the NYSPHSAA’s decision to cancel the remaining winter championships on Monday due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. There’s Weedsport boys basketball, the Section III Class C champion that was ... MORE
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Pedestrian killed walking along Skaneateles road

State Troopers are investigating after a woman was struck and killed while walking in Skaneateles on Saturday. Troopers say Michele Minnette Frank, 55, of Skaneateles and a friend were walking on the shoulder of Hencoop Road around 10:20 a.m. when a vehicle ... MORE