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Easy, breezy energy helps power Union Springs farm

Easy, breezy energy helps power Union Springs farm
A Union Springs farm will soon be harvesting more than just crops. DuMond Farms is the site of a new vertical wind turbine installed this week, which will harness energy from the slightest breeze to powerful hurricane-force gales, converting it into electricity. More typical turbines look like windmills, but this one has panels that harness the energy and spin like... more

Union Springs school district’s $1.84 million bus garage capital project up for May vote

Union Springs school district’s $1.84 million bus garage capital project up for May vote
While some may overlook the role buses play in education, Jarett Powers said, those vehicles still have to go somewhere at the end of the day. Powers, the superintendent of Union Springs Central School District, said there are several codes and regulations for buses and student transportation that must be followed. ‘”People don’t always think about the buses,” Powers said.... more

Auburn driver charged with DWI after cars burned up at Union Springs auto shop

An Auburn woman, who crashed her vehicle into an auto repair shop in Union Springs on Saturday has been charged with driving while intoxicated, according to the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Gould says that around 1 a.m., 40-year-old June Heath was driving on Route 326 when her vehicle went off the road and rolled into a parking lot at... more

Sheriff: Standoff in Cayuga County ends with fugitive being captured

Sheriff: Standoff in Cayuga County ends with fugitive being captured
Sheriff David Gould reports that on January 24th members of the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office located and arrested a fugitive from justice, who was wanted on felony charges in Alabama. Mark G. Sheehy, 28, was arrested at his residence. He was wanted by authorities in Cleburne County Alabama for felony possession of marihuana after a warrant had been issued by... more

Major flooding in Cayuga County; Port Byron among hardest hit

On Friday, as warm air held on in the Finger Lakes — several communities in Cayuga County were hit hard by flooding. While the National Weather Service reported that an ice jam along the Seneca River caused flooding from Montezuma to Port Byron and Weedsport, the excessive rainfall did not help matters. As of 10:30 am on Friday, the river... more

THE LOVING CUP: Adam Winslow & Shane Truman of the Auburn Doubledays (podcast)

THE LOVING CUP: Adam Winslow & Shane Truman of the Auburn Doubledays (podcast)
Auburn Doubledays General Manager Adam Winslow and Assistant General Manager Shane Truman are in-studio to talk about the ways their minor league baseball organization tries to give back to the Auburn community and surrounding areas and why they are grateful for their families and the community they serve. . more

Union Springs planning business district, park improvements

Union Springs planning business district, park improvements
Union Springs officials are making plans for projects that are receiving $563,950 in grants from the state, two projects for improving Frontenac Park and one to investigate improving the Cayuga Street area. The funds were announced last month as part of the state's Regional Economic Development Council program. One of the projects is for a boat launch at Frontenac Park... more

State Police: Union Springs man was drunk during Springport crash

State Police say they arrested a 31-year-old Union Springs man following a property damage accident on State Route 326 in Springport over the holiday weekend. The incident took place on Sunday, and resulted in Michael R. Feocco, 31, being charged with driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with a blood-alcohol content greater than .08 percent, aggravated unlicensed operation of... more

Cayuga County business leaders tell Katko: Tax reform would help workers

At a roundtable discussion Monday, a group of central New York business leaders explained to U.S. Rep. John Katko how tax reform would benefit them — and their employees. The meeting, held at Progressive Expert Consulting in Syracuse, featured 20 business leaders from the Syracuse area. Two panelists were from Cayuga County: Joanne Cross, owner of Cross Filtration in Moravia,... more

Cayuga County business leaders tell Katko: Tax reform would help workers

At a roundtable discussion Monday, a group of central New York business leaders explained to U.S. Rep. John Katko how tax reform would benefit them — and their employees. The meeting, held at Progressive Expert Consulting in Syracuse, featured 20 business leaders from the Syracuse area. Two panelists were from Cayuga County: Joanne Cross, owner of Cross Filtration in Moravia,... more

Cayuga County business leaders tell Katko: Tax reform would help workers

At a roundtable discussion Monday, a group of central New York business leaders explained to U.S. Rep. John Katko how tax reform would benefit them — and their employees. The meeting, held at Progressive Expert Consulting in Syracuse, featured 20 business leaders from the Syracuse area. Two panelists were from Cayuga County: Joanne Cross, owner of Cross Filtration in Moravia,... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Batman talks budget process, infrastructure spending, and local disasters (podcast)

On Thursday’s edition of Inside the FLX the individual tasked with leading Cayuga County’s largest governing body – is in-studio talking about elections, the budget process, infrastructure, environmental issues, as well as the prospect of being excluded in a ‘disaster declaration’ by the White House. Keith Batman, Chairman of the Cayuga County Legislature, who recently won re-election to continue serving... more

Public meeting to review Union Springs, Springport waterfront revitalization program

The village of Union Springs and town of Springport Local Waterfront Revitalization Program is taking shape, and the public is invited to learn about it and ask questions 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15 in the Union Springs High School Auditorium, 239 Cayuga St. The meeting will focus on improvements to Frontenac Park, streetscape designs for downtown, trails and viewing areas,... more

ELECTION NIGHT LIVE 2017 (webcast replay)

Josh Durso, Jackie Augustine & Jim Sinicropi were live inside the all-new FingerLakes1.com Studio on Election Night for results, reaction, interviews and analysis from Tuesday’s vote in Cayuga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates Counties. Hear from Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro, successful Seneca Falls Town Council candidate Doug Avery, Geneva City Supervisor candidates Lou Guard &  Dom... more

ELECTION GUIDE 2017: Looking at all of the candidates, issues in Cayuga County

With five contested legislature races, two available seats on Auburn City Council, and a number of other Town Council races taking place in Cayuga County — voters will have a lot to decide on in less a little over a week. Candidates are in their final preparations, talking with voters, and getting to know their possible-constituents. What issues are the... more
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