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THE 31ST LAP: Matt Janczuk interview & ASCoC coming to Finger Lakes Region (podcast)

THE 31ST LAP: Matt Janczuk, ASCoC coming to Finger Lakes Region (podcast)
We welcome Land of Legends Raceway announcer Steven Ovens via Skype to talk with Sportsman star Matt Janczuk. We also look ahead to the weekend’ 410 sprint offerings at Outlaw and Weedsport, where Tony Stewart’s All Star Circuit of Champions will visit Friday and Sunday, respectively.  . more

Weedsport Warriors announce 2018-19 athletics award winners

Weedsport Warriors announce 2018-19 athletics award winners
Weedsport High School today announced the individual winners of the 2018-19 athletic season awards. The Warriors who received awards and most valuable player designation are listed below by sport. Football Max Horsford- MVP, National Football Foundation/College Hall of Fame Award Taino Follett- Ken Graham Memorial Award Field Hockey Lauren Spingler- Anthony Rakowski Warrior Award Elizabeth Nemec- Anita Jewel MVP Boys... more

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

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in 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 day a year publishing schedule. Whether that’s live-streaming local high school basketball throughout the winter, or showcasing in-depth... more

Crash involving tractor-trailer reported on Thruway in Cayuga County

Crash involving tractor-trailer reported on Thruway
Several departments were called to a serious crash along the New York State Thruway in Cayuga County. First responders from Weedsport, Port Byron, and Jordan all responded to mile marker 305 on the eastbound side of the Thruway for a crash involving a tractor-trailer and car. Extent of injuries was not reported at the time of the wreck, and it... more

Lunkenheimer to open new Weedsport brewery, Wayne County tasting room

Lunkenheimer to open new Weedsport brewery, Wayne County tasting room
Fresh off taking three medals at the New York State Craft Beer Competition in March, Lunkenheimer Craft Brewing Co. has announced that it is expanding. The Weedsport brewery will move from its 1,200-square-foot space at 8920 N. Seneca St., which owners and brewers Derric and Kristen Slocum opened in September 2014. The brewery’s new space will be closer to 3,000,... more

Tractor-trailer destroyed by fire on Thruway (video)

Tractor-trailer destroyed by fire on Thruway (video)
A tractor-trailer fire caused the temporary closure of the Thruway between exits 39 and 40, according to transportation officials. Emergency crews responded to the scene around 4 p.m. It took until about 5:30 p.m. for the scene to be cleared. The tractor-trailer suffered extensive damage as result of the fire. Normal traffic flow was restored by 6:30 p.m., according to... more

Police: Weedsport man impaired by drugs crashes car with child in back seat

Police: Weedsport man impaired by drugs crashes car with child in back seat
State police said a Weedsport man was in possession of heroin, under the influence of drugs, and driving with an improperly restrained child when he crashed in Sennett Monday. Auburn-based troopers reported that Richard E. Henry, 26, failed standard sobriety tests at the scene of an accident on Grant Avenue Road and was also found to be in possession of... more

Cayuga County-area village election results: Cayuga, Port Byron incumbents lose

Cayuga County-area village election results: Cayuga, Port Byron incumbents lose
Voters weighed in Tuesday as several of Cayuga County’s villages as well as Jordan and Skaneateles in Onondaga County held elections, with races for mayor, trustee, and in one case, village justice. Out of the races, only two were contested, with many incumbents going unopposed or newcomers taking vacated seats without a challenge. Here are results that were reported on... more

Tractor-trailer rolls over, involved in crash with another vehicle near Weedsport on Rt. 31

Tractor-trailer rolls over, involved in crash with another vehicle near Weedsport on Rt. 31
A tractor-trailer rolled over in Cayuga County during the late-morning hours. A passenger vehicle was also involved in the wreck. The crash happened at Pump Road along Route 31 in Jordan – near the Weedsport town line. No one was injured in that wreck, but weather appears to have been a contributing factor. Weedsport and Port Byron assisted at the... more

Trio charged with robbery, assault after violent attack in Cayuga County

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Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck says three people were charged after a stabbing along Dublin Hill Road in Ledyard on Friday. The victim was reportedly beaten and stabbed several times. Deputies were dispatched to the scene along with State Police. Upon arrival – the victim was transported to Auburn Community Hospital – then to University Hospital in Syracuse. With assistance... more

Weedsport trustee resigns on anniversary of harassment claim filing

Weedsport trustee resigns on anniversary of harassment claim filing
A village of Weedsport trustee resigned from his elected office in December — exactly one year after a village employee filed a harassment claim against the village. In a letter to Village Clerk Christine Spoor dated Dec. 14, Christopher Lukins announced he was resigning from his elected position as a village trustee “with a heavy heart.” His resignation would be effective midnight... 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 million, up from $45.67 million in 2017. The increase was driven primarily by a strong performance in Auburn,... more

W-FL THURSDAY: Wayne-Finger Lakes teams fare well in holiday week tournament openers

W-FL THURSDAY: Wayne-Finger Lakes teams fare well in holiday week tournament openers
Area high school basketball teams returned to the court on Thursday after a break for Christmas as holiday week tournaments kicked off across the region. Check out all the results below and be sure to tune in for FL1 Sports live presentation of the 2018 Geneva Holiday Classic opening round on Friday night at 6:00 pm as Lyons faces Northstar... more

Kasey Kahne’s part-time Sprint Car schedule includes Weedsport in May

Kasey Kahne’s part-time Sprint Car schedule includes Weedsport Speedway in May
The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series only visit to New York State just got even more intriguing, as Kasey Kahne announced his part-time series schedule on Tuesday afternoon, which includes a stop at Weedsport Speedway on Sunday, May 19. Following his retirement from full-time NASCAR competition, Kahne is going back to where it all started with plans of... more

Weedsport unsure how to solve resident’s drainage issue involving state road

Weedsport unsure how to solve resident’s drainage issue involving state road
A Weedsport resident has been struggling with a drainage issue for 20 years, but the village isn’t sure who is allowed to fix it. For the past few months, the drainage issue at a home at 2776 state Route 31 in the village has persisted on the agenda. Mayor Jean Saroodis said Wednesday that the homeowner, Ann Streeter, says there... more

Suspect taken into custody after standoff on Thruway

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Deputies with the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office stood off with an armed man for more than four hours in Weedsport Thursday afternoon. The incident led to a large police presence and traffic disruptions on Route 34 just south of the state Thruway. Just before 4 p.m., the North Syracuse Police Department informed the sheriff’s office of a report an armed... more
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