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State police: Fleming Express Mart larceny suspect in custody

State police: Fleming Express Mart larceny suspect in custody
State police have apprehended the man they believe stole from a convenience store in Fleming early Monday morning. Sanford G. Tillotson, 32, of Locke, was arrested by state police Friday at approximately 6:30 p.m. and charged with one count of petit larceny for stealing merchandise from the Express Mart in Fleming. He was arraigned in Fleming Town Court and remanded... 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 has collected more sales tax this year compared to last year, while the county has seen a very... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Running unopposed, Brian Schenck looks to build community in Cayuga Co.

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 studio where he discussed his campaign, local issues around policing, and how he aims to continue improving community... more

Tractor-trailer rollover in Cayuga County

Tractor-trailer rollover in Cayuga County
First responders say that one person suffered minor injuries after a tractor-trailer rollover on Indian Field Road in Cayuga County. Poplar Ridge Rescue and Fleming Ambulance were called to the scene at 2243 Indian Field Road for a reported tractor-trailer rollover. Details of the incident remained unclear as of late-Saturday afternoon. This story will be updated as more information becomes... more

LATEST: Fleming field fire caused by resident burning piece of furniture (photos)

LATEST: Fleming field fire caused by resident burning piece of furniture (photos)
On Monday crews responded to a field fire in Cayuga County. The fire was reportedly spreading fast when first responders arrived on-scene — and even approaching a barn. Fleming, Throop, Owasco, Scipio, Union Springs, Auburn and Moravia fire departments were called to the scene on Dietrich Road. Grass fire on Dietrich Rd. In Fleming. pic.twitter.com/X3B1iPWaqR — Kevin Rivoli (@KevinRivoli) April... more

Town of Fleming hopes reassessment will lower tax rate by two-thirds

Town of Fleming hopes reassessment will lower tax rate by two-thirds
Fleming held a public meeting Wednesday to explain the process of a reassessment to residents as the town is roughly halfway through its first reassessment since the 1980s. More than 60 people packed the meeting room at the Fleming Fire Station 2, where Town Assessor Jeff Bartholomew held an informational meeting and gave a presentation to explain to residents why... more

Drunk driver in fatal Fleming crash charged with vehicular manslaughter

Drunk driver in fatal Fleming crash charged with vehicular manslaughter
The investigation into a fatal Fleming accident that happened on March 3rd is continuing — but a Skaneateles man now faces multiple charges — including first-degree vehicular manslaughter. Stephen S. Landon, 53, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with first-degree vehicular manslaughter, two counts of vehicular assault, aggravated driving while intoxicated and driving while intoxicated. Cayuga County Sheriff David Gould... more

UPDATE: Auburn man dies in fatal wreck on Rt. 34, four others hospitalized

UPDATE: Auburn man dies in fatal wreck on Rt. 34, four others hospitalized
Cayuga County Sheriff David Gould provided an update to the fatal accident that crews responded to in Fleming on Saturday. Gould says the investigation remains active, and identified those involved in the crash. He reports that Stephen S. Landon, of Skaneateles was traveling north in a 2016 Honda Accord, which crossed the center line and collided with a second vehicle,... more

Two hospitalized at Upstate after water rescue in Owasco Lake

Firefighters were involved in a water rescue, which took place on Sunday afternoon. The incident unfolded in Owasco Lake near 4768 West Lake Road, according to first responders, who said that it took around 30 minutes to retrieve the individual from the water. Scanner traffic indicates that the person was in a kayak when it overturned — resulting in the... more

Crash closes portion of South Street Road in Fleming, four cars involved

A portion of South Street Road in Fleming was closed Tuesday following a four-car crash that sent one person to the hospital. The crash was reported around at 11:54 a.m. in the vicinity of 5700 South Street Road in Fleming, outside the Sunoco gas station, according to Cayuga County 911. Police closed the street from Willowbrook Road to Sand Beach... more
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