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Weedsport High School to hold vigil for recent graduate killed in crash

Weedsport High School to hold vigil for recent graduate killed in crash
Earlier this week, a car crash claimed the life of a 19-year-old Cayuga County resident, and now her alma mater will host a candlelight vigil in her memory. Late Monday afternoon, Cayuga County sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a car accident on Shepherd Road in the town of Brutus. Upon arrival, the sheriff's office said they discovered Kayla Marie Cox,... more

Weedsport Kartway under construction with opening planned for mid-October

Weedsport Kartway under construction with opening planned for mid-October
Weedsport Speedway announced a new clay karting oval is near completion on its grounds which will be known as Weedsport Kartway. The idea of a karting facility at Weedsport has been more than a year in the making, with a groundbreaking just before spring. As of mid-June, some 45 loads of clay have been dropped on the Kartway’s surface with... more

Weedsport school district holds open house for new fitness center

Weedsport school district holds open house for new fitness center
Trish Frost didn’t wait long after entering the Weedsport school district’s new fitness center to try the equipment. After testing out the shoulder press and chest press machines, among others, Frost said she was impressed by the new facility at Weedsport Junior-Senior High School. District students and community members got a sneak peak at the facility Saturday. It will officially... more

Weedsport calls special meeting to discuss questions with civil service

Weedsport calls special meeting to discuss questions with civil service
During a special meeting Wednesday evening, Weedsport's village board held an information session with two representatives from Cayuga County's Civil Service Commission. The notice said the purpose of the meeting was for the board to question Eva Champion, of civil service. "It's actually an informative meeting on civil service to see if we're right, wrong or indifferent," Mayor Jean Saroodis... more

Former Weedsport Elementary School principal returning to position

Former Weedsport Elementary School principal returning to position
A former Weedsport Elementary School principal is coming back to the role. Timothy Cowin Jr., who led the school for eight years until he left in 2015, will serve again starting on Aug. 7. His appointment was announced Monday, according to a press release. Cowin is replacing Melinda Ervay, who will become the district's new director of curriculum, instruction and... more

Meet the 2018 honorees for the Dirt Hall of Fame in Weedsport

Meet the 2018 honorees for the Dirt Hall of Fame in Weedsport
For her commitment and perseverance in the face of adversity, Canadian track owner Linda Cosco of St. Catharines, Ontario, will be recognized as the recipient of the annual Outstanding Woman in Racing Award during the 2018 Northeast Dirt Modified Hall of Fame induction ceremonies. The Thursday, July 26, event will be held at the Hall of Fame Museum located on... more

Port Byron man had stolen car, controlled substance during investigation

Port Byron man had stolen car, controlled substance during investigation
State Police say a a suspicious vehicle complaint in the Village of Weedsport led to the discovery of a stolen vehicle around 2:46 am on North Seneca Street. Upon investigation it was determined that the vehicle was stolen, and being operated by Westley J. Alfred, 37, of Port Byron who had been operating it on a suspended license. Police say... more

Page Trucking’s plans to expand, rebuild from fire approved by Cayuga County

Page Trucking’s plans to expand, rebuild from fire approved by Cayuga County
Page Trucking in Brutus is planning to rebuild and expand after enduring a massive fire in December, which required the presence of 16 fire departments. In a Cayuga County Department of Planning and Economic Development meeting July 19 Page Trucking’s site plan for the 2758 Trombley Road property detailing the expansion, including a new service bay garage and a new... more

Weedsport man leads police on high-speed pursuit

Weedsport man leads police on high-speed pursuit
A 41-year-old Weedsport man led State Police on a high-speed chase through the town of Cato and village of Weedsport on Monday – while troopers were on their way to execute an arrest warrant. When police spotted Brandon Millhoff, 41, the subject of the warrant – they attempted to stop his vehicle. He then struck a trooper’s marked car, and... more
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