Category: Union Springs

Seneca County will petition Supreme Court to review decision on $6M in unpaid taxes by Cay

Seneca County will petition Supreme Court to review decision on $6M in unpaid taxes by Cayuga Nation

Officials in Seneca County say they will be petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to review an issue connected to more than $6 million in owed property taxes. It brings the Cayuga Nation, and its properties owned in Seneca County back into the ... 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

Officials: Possible COVID-19 exposure at Lakeside Entertainment in Union Springs

The Cayuga County Health Department is warning patrons of the Lakeside Entertainment Casino of a possible COVID-19 exposure. In a press release on Saturday, health officials said that a patron who tested positive for COVID-19 visited on October 7th between the hours ... MORE
Three districts in Cayuga County dealing with COVID-19 cases

Three districts in Cayuga County dealing with COVID-19 cases

Officials in three Cayuga County school districts are working to sort out the details around positive COVID-19 tests this past week. On Friday, the Weedsport school district was informed that a student in the elementary school tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus ... MORE
Cayuga County fire district gets $94K as part of multi-million FEMA investment

Cayuga County fire district gets $94K as part of multi-million FEMA investment

Fire departments across New York are going to be getting a boost via FEMA. US Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced $2.34 million in federal funding for nine fire departments in Upstate New York to aid in recruitment and retention of ... MORE
Public's help sought after theft from Union Springs laundromat

Public’s help sought after theft from Union Springs laundromat

Sheriff Brian Schenck reports that on Tuesday at approximately 9 a.m. deputies were called to a complaint at the laundromat located on Cayuga Street in the village of Union Springs. Investigation showed that a white male entered the laundromat on August 27th ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Traditionalists blindsided by Cayuga Nation lawsuit against federal government (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Traditionalists blindsided by Cayuga Nation lawsuit against federal government (podcast)

By Gabriel Pietrorazio What does the Cayuga Nation traditional leadership think about the land-into-trust legal suit against the U.S. Government? Sachem Chief Sam George of the Bear Clan claims that the entire community was blindsided by the lawsuit announcement made by Clint ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Cayuga Nation, officials in Cayuga County explore possibility of larger casino, hotel

DAILY DEBRIEF: Cayuga Nation, officials in Cayuga County explore possibility of large casino, hotel in Union Springs

– By Gabriel Pietrorazio For Seneca County, dealing with the Cayuga Nation has been simply burdensome, but in the neighboring Cayuga County, their collective future looks promising with a new pact, and a fresh start between the Nation and County. On Thursday, ... MORE
Cayuga Nation will reopen Lakeside Entertainment in Union Springs on Friday

Cayuga Nation says it will reopen Lakeside Entertainment immediately

– By Josh Durso The Cayuga Nation will reopen its Lakeside Entertainment gaming facility in Union Springs on Friday. They say normal operation, without restrictions will resume as soon as they deem appropriate. The Nation announced through a press release that the ... MORE
Union Springs Mayor Shattuck lays out concerns as Cayuga Natio

Union Springs leaders, lawyers lay out concerns as Cayuga Nation Dispute stalls (audio & video)

Union Springs Village Mayor Bud Shattuck has spoken with FingerLakes1.com, and the Village's legal team has provided documents that were sent to Cayuga Nation attorneys over the last 10 days. Video shows the dramatic moments the Cayuga Nation Police moved into properties, ... MORE
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Small protest held outside Lakeside Trading in Union Springs as Cayuga Nation dispute continues

A small protest was held near a gas station and gaming facility operated by the Cayuga Nation in Union Springs on Wednesday. It did not result in violence, but the group yelled at some members of the Cayuga Nation police who were ... MORE
Dollar General proposed in village of Union Springs

Dollar General proposed in village of Union Springs

Union Springs could have a new Dollar General store. That’s if the Union Springs Planning Board moves forward with approval of plans to bring the new store to a site on Cayuga Street. The address of the proposed store is at 293 ... 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
Former TRW site in Union Springs subject to DEC cleanup

Former TRW site in Union Springs subject to DEC cleanup

Two state agencies are seeking public input into a proposed expedited cleanup of contamination at the former TRW facility in Union Springs. The proposed cleanup includes excavating and disposing of 10,000 cubic yard of heavily contaminated soils at the site on Salem ... MORE
Union Springs man possessed needles, suspected concentrated cannabis in Penn Yan

Union Springs man possessed needles, suspected concentrated cannabis in Penn Yan

Police say a Union Springs man was arrested on several charges following a traffic stop on Lake Street in the village of Penn Yan. Ethan Gerow, 24, was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation, obstructed view, criminal possession of hypodermic instrument, and unlawful ... MORE