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Ticks raising concerns in Cayuga as rare virus is spotted

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A tick-borne virus with origins in Canada has made its way to Cayuga County. Health officials say a case of Powassan virus has been confirmed in the county. It’s the first documented case of the virus in this part of New York State. The Centers for Disease Control says the Powassan virus comes from ticks and can cause inflammation of... more

Sheriff announces local resources as DV awareness month begins

Sheriff announces local resources as DV awareness month begins
October is upon us, and coast to coast domestic violence is getting a closer look. Cayuga County Sheriff Dave Gould says October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and reminds everyone of some resources. According to Sheriff Gould, one tool is the website sheriff-assist.org. It allows victims of domestic abuse to sign up for notifications about orders of protection, or... more