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INSIDE THE FLX: Finger Lakes Birding Festival comes to Cayuga County (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Finger Lakes Birding Festival comes to Cayuga County (podcast)

There’s an exciting event taking shape in Cayuga County. It’s a first for the region, but organizers hope that the Finger Lakes Birding Festival will become a staple in a region ripe with festivals from spring to winter. This week on Inside ... 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
Federal grant helps Sterling bring water service to 100 residences

Federal grant helps Sterling bring water service to 100 residences

A grant from the United States Department of Agriculture for more than $3 million will help the town of Sterling create a new water district, extending service to approximately 100 more residences, according to a release. The USDA’s Office of Rural Development ... MORE
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SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Sheriff Schenck talks recruiting challenge, changes coming from Albany

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Sheriff Schenck talks recruiting challenge, changes coming from Albany

Earlier this year Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck was in-studio discussing his first month on the job following an uncontested election last fall. He succeeded longtime Sheriff David Gould. Now, Sheriff Schenck has several months under his belt. He joined us for ... MORE
FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 ... MORE
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Sterling center to host Lake Ontario shore cleanup

Sterling center to host Lake Ontario shore cleanup

The Sterling Nature Center will host a spring beach cleanup from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 27, at the center, Jensvold Road, Sterling. The annual cleanup, taking place during Earth Day week, will see volunteers clean up the Lake Ontario shoreline ... MORE
Proposed redesign of Sterling Nature Center unveiled

Proposed redesign of Sterling Nature Center unveiled

The Sterling Nature Center could one day be housed in a building that utilizes everything from extended awnings to geothermal energy, if a new design presented to the Cayuga County Parks Commission Wednesday comes to fruition. After several months of development, representatives ... MORE
Cayuga County Legislature names new legislative chair

Cayuga County Legislature names new legislative chair

Legislator Tucker Whitman, R-Sterling, was sworn in as the new Cayuga County Legislature Chair at the annual reorganization meeting Thursday. The Auburn Citizen Whitman was unanimously approved for the position, with legislators from both political parties saying they were hopeful he would ... MORE
Cayuga County year-end sales tax report: Auburn excels, towns, villages lag behind

Cayuga County year-end sales tax report: Auburn excels, towns, villages lag behind

The final sales tax numbers for Cayuga County’s multiple municipal governments show a strong year for the city of Auburn, but a weak performance by towns and villages in the area. As a whole, sales tax receipts in Cayuga County reached $46.27 ... MORE
Sterling to receive $401K in federal funding for water infrastructure

Sterling to receive $401K in federal funding for water infrastructure

Federal funding, amounting to $401,000, was awarded to the town of Sterling last week by the state’s U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, according to a press release. The funding, provided through the U.S. Department of Agriculture‚Äôs Rural Development Grant Program, ... MORE
Community vote set for Southern Cayuga schools’ proposed solar panel capital project

Community vote set for Southern Cayuga schools’ proposed solar panel capital project

Residents are set to vote on the Southern Cayuga Central School District’s proposed capital project for a solar panel array. A public hearing and vote are scheduled for January on a proposal for a $1.5 million project to create an approximately 750 ... MORE
Sterling man charged with allegedly sexually abusing minor

Sterling man charged with allegedly sexually abusing minor

A Sterling man is facing multiple criminal charges for allegedly having sexual contact with a minor, the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday. Thaddeus Fields, 46, of Fancher Road, was charged with third-degree sexual abuse, second-degree patronizing a person for prostitution, third-degree ... MORE
Sales tax revenues up in Auburn, down in Cayuga County’s towns and villages

Sales tax revenues up in Auburn, down in Cayuga County’s towns and villages

Sales tax collection is trending upward in the city of Auburn through the third quarter of 2018 and holding relatively steady in Cayuga County. According to the latest monthly sales tax report from the Cayuga County Treasurer’s Office, the city of Auburn ... MORE
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Man flees after crashing, flipping car in Fair Haven; charges pending

After flipping a vehicle in a ditch several times on Monday – the driver of that car fled into the woods, resulting in an hours-long search. New York State Police Sgt. Jay Welsted, of the Auburn barracks, said the man allegedly told ... 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