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Artists and art lovers gathered under one roof Saturday for the premiere of Made in New York at the Schweinfurth Art Center in downtown Auburn. They ranged in size and complexity, but the art wo...read more
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At the end of his speech Thursday at the State of the City and County Address in Auburn, Cayuga County Legislative Chair Mike Chapman issued a friendly challenge to Auburn Mayor Mike Quill.[audio:3281...read more
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The Seward House Museum in Auburn is known for taking visitors on a tour of the 19th century. Development Director Natalie Stetson tells us that on their website is something that's big in this cent...read more
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Don't expect very many quick City Council meetings over the next couple months. Auburn councilors had their final general budget discussion last night. The next step is City Manager Doug Selby's budge...read more
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Two months after Auburn Police K9 Officer Ozzy died, the department unveiled their new crime-fighting pooch last night at the City Council meeting. His name is Pikachu, and he's 15 months old. A ...read more
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Cayuga County Legislative Chair Mike Chapman spent time talking about problems during Thursday's State of the City and County Address in Auburn. Chapman, who's leaving office at the end of his term th...read more
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Auburn and Cayuga County officials will deliver the State of the City and County Address today at the Holiday Inn. Chamber of Commerce executive director Andrew Fish tells us what to expect.[audio:3...read more
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Cayuga County tourism got the green light last night to keep on going. County legislators approved a five percent hotel occupancy tax for another three years. That makes up the majority of funding f...read more
A union says the prognosis for Auburn Community Hospital's future is not good. Members of 1199 SEIU held a news conference outside the hospital Monday afternoon, where they talked about the possibil...read more
Firefighters from a dozen departments responded to a house fire earlier this morning in Martville. Authorities say the fire was reported around 5:30 at a home on Pople Road. No one was home at the t...read more
Cayuga County has set its sights on China's massive 102 billion dollar tourism market and plans to be ready for the far eastern visitors when they come calling in the Finger Lakes.  To that end, ...read more
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Schweinfurth Art Center in downtown Auburn tonight is offering its Perfect Pairings event. Program Coordnator Stephanie Lange explains what Perfect Pairings is all about.[audio:3211582453-LANGE2PERF...read more
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Federal and state highway officials are discussing the future of Interstate 81 through Syracuse, especially the elevated part of the highway. Congressman John Katko says Cayuga County residents should...read more
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Seymour Library in downtown Auburn now offers more than books. Executive Director Lisa Carr tells us they now have online classes, covering a wide range of subjects. [audio:3201552654-seymourclasse...read more
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Auburn Mayor Mike Quill calls it a sad day in the city. Andy Fusco, who had been assistant corporation counsel since 2007, died this morning. Quill tells Finger Lakes News Radio Fusco was a man belo...read more
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They're still waiting. The Auburn School Board is putting together their budget for the 2015 to 2016 school year, but there remains a big empty space where state aid would go. Board President Michae...read more
Two village mayors in Cayuga County have been voted out of office. In Port Byron, longtime mayor Ron Wilson lost to Kenneth Burnett, 93 to 86. It was even tighter in Cayuga. Mayor Helen Day was down...read more
An Onondaga County woman was caught speeding over the weekend in Cayuga County. Troopers say Eileen Anderson was going 75 miles an hour in a 55 mile an hour zone Sunday on State Route 34 in the Town o...read more
Two men who allegedly held up a store in Wayne County were apprehended by police Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of Arterial and John Street in the city of Auburn. According to the Auburn Citi...read more
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Cayuga County 911 Administrator Denise Spingler wanted to have a texting service up and running earlier this year, but it didn't work out.[audio:3171561628-spingler1.mp3] [/audio] The service woul...read more
A Cato man, a registered sex offender previously convicted of Third Degree Rape, is now in trouble with the law for allegedly possessing a huge stash of weapons, many without serial numbers.Two search...read more
Auburn Police today report that a City man was picked up, questioned and then arrested last week for allegedly using an acquaintance's stolen Visa debit card and making a number of purchases at local ...read more
Officials from the Central New York Regional Transit Authority will be in Auburn today for a public hearing. CENTRO has a budget deficit of roughly five million dollars. They're considering cutting ...read more
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Everyone knows you call 911 for emergencies, but how about sending them a text? Cayuga County 911 is reportredly exploring a text service, which they hope to launch in April. Sheriff Dave Gould says...read more
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Let's say you're on the road but want to make use of your YMCA membership. Betsy DeGroff with the Auburn Y says you don't have to wait to get home to work out.[audio:3141565411-YMCAauburn.mp3] [/au...read more
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He's been out of office for more than a week. Dan Lovell, former chair of IGNITE, says the Cayuga County group of young professionals had a simple goal in the beginning.[audio:3141564958-IGNITE1.mp3...read more
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United they stood. Last night, Auburn City Councilors voted five-to-zero in opposition of proposed cuts in service by the Central New York Regional Transit Authority, or CENTRO. The bus service need...read more
The City of Auburn is standing united against possible bus service cuts in Auburn, and councilors will express their unity tonight. Councilors are expected to vote against proposed cuts by the Centr...read more
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Two recent burglaries in Brutus remain unsolved. In one case, a suspect allegedly entered the home through an unlocked door. Cayuga County Sheriff Dave Gould tells us getting additional locks for yo...read more
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It won't be long before your pantries are stocked with fresh and colorful veggies grown locally. Sweet Penelope Farms in Union Springs is participating for the second year in Community Supported Agr...read more
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It's a scene that plays out all too often: a police officer responds to a call about an overdose. Cayuga County Sheriff Dave Gould says his department has received training in Narcan, which is a spray...read more
The winter of 2015 produced record-breaking cold and snow. It's made a mess of city roads. The City of Auburn wants you to report potholes. They've introduced a link on their website where citizens ...read more
The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office is looking for help with two ongoing home burglary cases, both in Brutus. They say the first burglary happened  sometime between February 20th and 23rd on Bon...read more
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February was brutal in the Finger Lakes. Between the unrelenting cold and constant snowfall, towns and counties saw their resources stretched thin. Cayuga County Highway Superintendent George Wethey...read more
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When road crews plow streets, all that snow has to go somewhere. In Auburn, the snow is sent to city-owned space across from Falcon and Casey Parks. Cayuga County Highway Superintendent George Wethe...read more
The attack of Department of Corrections officers by two inmates at Auburn Correctional Facility led to a week-long lockdown at the prison. Syracuse dot com reports a 21-year-old convicted burglar ig...read more
An Ohio man has been picked up by Auburn Police on a grand larceny case. Authorities say Jeremy Ryan stole a car from the Kwik Fill parking lot on Genesee Street December 4th. That same day police lea...read more
Waterloo Police officers arrested a Jordan man Sunday afternoon after he allegedly made over 100 threatening phone calls to a Waterloo business Saturday. 41-year old David Penird has been charged with...read more
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The United Way of Cayuga County is holding its annual meeting this week. Executive Director Carrie Collins-Fadell tells Finger Lakes News Radio Thursday will be a celebration.[audio:3091582041-cayug...read more
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Jon Budelmann has been a prosecutor for more than two decades. The Cayuga County DA has developed a reputation of being tenacious in the courtroom, but tells us there is room for compassion.[audio:3...read more
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There's a new tool coming in the war on drugs in Cayuga County. District Attorney Jon Budelmann calls it an "alternative drug court," which will take a different approach to traditional treatment an...read more
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Cayuga County Legislators are asking for a multi-year budget. County Administrator Suzanne Sinclair says the Legislature wants a budget assembled not only for 2016, but for the next three years.[aud...read more
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Tuesday marks 102 years since Harriet Tubman died in Auburn. The civil rights pioneer and Underground Railroad conductor is buried at Fort Hill Cemetery. Her home in the Town of Fleming, and some su...read more
A local bus service needs to close a large deficit, and they're looking for your input. The Central New York Regional Transportation Authority, or CENTRO, is considering raising rates and service ch...read more
Forty-two city mayors from across the state have joined Governor Cuomo's "Enough is Enough" campaign to combat sexual assault on college campuses.  Two mayors from the Finger Lakes are on the lis...read more
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Years ago heroin was hardly an issue in Cayuga County. DA Jon Budelmann tells us that when he started prosecuting drug cases in the county over 20 years ago, he'd see one or two heroin cases every y...read more
State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released an audit of the Fair Haven Volunteer Fire Department, Wednesday, and found numerous issues with respect to the department's financial record-keeping. ...read more
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Auburn City Councilors will be voting tomorrow on renewing serial bonds, which were passed in 2006. City Manager Doug Selby says they save the city some money.[audio:3041510614-serialbonds.mp3] [/a...read more
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A proposal for an electrical transmission line project through parts of Cayuga County has caught the eye of the county Legislature. Last night the Government Operations Committee heard objections ab...read more
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Work to replace the box culvert on Walnut Street in Auburn was delayed briefly last month because of the cold and snow. Project Engineer Paul Tennity tells Finger Lakes News Radio crews will be head...read more
Telemarketers in Central New York keep more than half of the money they raise. A report, titled "Pennies for Charities" due out, today, by State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will make that sta...read more
A statement by the Cayuga Nation Council, Tuesday, attempted to clarify the disputed question of leadership within the Cayuga Nation by insisting that there is no leadership dispute because the nation...read more
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If you walk around City Hall in Auburn these days, you're likely to see a lot of calculators. Departments are working on their budgets for 2015 to 2016. City Manager Doug Selby tells us the process ...read more
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Auburn Mayor Mike Quill is running for a third term. Quill says he's focusing partly on his record, but also on quality of life.[audio:3031584634-quillqualityoflife.mp3] [/audio] The two-term mayo...read more
Congressman John Katko is taking his listening tour sessions to Wayne County. The freshman Republican will address veterans issues Monday evening at the Wayne County Public Safety Building at 6:30. ...read more
A sudden, violent explosion caused by a gas leak on Genesee Street in downtown Auburn on Friday afternoon kept NYSEG utility crews busy throughout the weekend diagnosing the problem and making repairs...read more
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Consolidating departments between the City of Auburn and Cayuga County remain on the minds of local lawmakers. A joint meeting was held last week where merging the city's public works and the county...read more
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A competition announced in January featuring seven regions vying for 500 million dollar economic development prizes is not yet a done deal. Andrew Fish with the Cayuga Economic Development Agency sa...read more
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The Red Cross of Central New York are always looking for volunteers. They are holding a series of volunteer enrollment events throughout Central New York this month. Communications Coordinator Matt ...read more
Two offices combine to pull out a dentist invoicing false dental care for inmates at 26 correctional facilities in upstate New York and the Finger Lakes region including Livingston, Cayuga, and Elmi...read more
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Next year marks the Auburn Chamber Orchestra's 30th anniversary. Orchestra Board President Chris Gutelius helped form the orchestra in 1986. Gutelius looks back at how it has grown over the last thr...read more
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Warmer weather might still be a few weeks away, but the Auburn Chamber Orchestra is ready for spring. They're performing a concert tonight called "The First Sign of Spring. Orchestra Board Chairpers...read more
A Unity House staff member is accused of sexually abusing a woman receiving services at one of their residences. The state Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs reports Willia...read more
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The City of Auburn has gained five new officers. Auburn Police Chief Brian Neagle introduced the new officers last night at the city council meeting, saying they all did very well at the Syracuse Po...read more
A 41 year-old Sempronius man is facing charges of manufacturing methamphetamine after his home was searched by troopers on Wednesday. According to the Auburn Citizen, Frankie Barrington is charged wit...read more
A former inmate of the Auburn Correctional Facility faces a sentence of three-and-a-half to seven years in prison after being convicted of promoting prison contraband in the first degree. 27 year-old...read more
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Roads take a beating in the winter months. Between the snow, the cold, and plows traveling up and down streets, potholes become a sight for sore eyes as winter rolls on. Auburn Public Works Director...read more
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The Seward House Museum in Auburn is days away from re-opening for 2015. Development Director Natalie Stetson says two exhibits will be featured as part of tours of the house. The first is a more de...read more
Cayuga County Democrats have a new leader. Ian Phillips was elected earlier this week as Chairperson of the county's Democratic Party Committee. Phillips, who ran former Congressman Dan Maffei's Aub...read more
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November, December, and January didn't see much snow this winter. The bulk of clean-up has been throughout this month. Auburn Public Works Director Mike Talbot tells Finger Lakes News Radio February...read more
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February has been frigid and frosty. It's on track to become the coldest February in over 100 years. Meg Vanek at the Cayuga County Tourism Office doesn't expect good numbers for hotel occupancy com...read more
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A joint meeting will be held tonight between the Auburn City Council and the Cayuga County Legislature. City Clerk Chuck Mason tells us two topics will be tackled.[audio:2251544910-jointmeeting1.mp3...read more
A family of three were left homeless early this morning when fire ravaged their home on West Brutus Street in Weedsport. The house was fully engulfed in flames by the time fire crews arrived  sho...read more
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One year ago today, Tinker's Guild went up in smoke. The Franklin Street bar in Auburn burned to the ground. Within hours, what was left of the building was torn down. The bar was eventually rebuilt, ...read more
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They used to say the weather is not fit for man nor beast. Well, how about birds? Chris Lajewski, the Executive Director of the Montezuma Audubon Center near Savannah, was on the Finger Lakes Mornin...read more
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You see those large snow mounds everywhere you drive around the Finger Lakes. Some go several feet into the air. So what does the City of Auburn do with all that snow they plow? Public Works Directo...read more
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Crime doesn't take a break for weather. Despite the unrelenting arctic air, Cayuga County Sheriff Dave Gould tells Finger Lakes News Radio bitter cold temperatures are not keeping burglars away. [a...read more
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Seven people were left homeless when fire ravaged a two-family dwelling at 47 Orchard Street in Auburn, Monday morning.  The blaze was reported by a neighbor who saw smoke coming from the second ...read more
A former Auburn tax preparer was arraigned today on one count each of felony identity theft, forgery, falsifying business records, and tampering with physical evidence. 38 year old William Congdon the...read more
Update, 4 p.m. Auburn Fire crews were still cleaning up at mid-afternoon, after being called out to a house fire on Orchard Street around 10 o'clock this morning. They haven't released a cause for th...read more
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The Harriet Tubman National Historical Park in Auburn has another hurdle to clear before becoming a reality. Congressman John Katko says lawmakers have done their jobs in Washington, so now they jus...read more
Friday a decision was made that temporarily recognizes Clint Halftown as the federal tribal representative for the Cayuga Nation. This is according to an article in the Finger Lakes Times. This allows...read more
Work crews braved bitter cold temperatures early Saturday morning to restore water service to a residential area of the City of Auburn. The service interruption was caused by a water main break on W...read more
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After being closed all of January and only open this month for select dates, Joe Salzone reports that staff at the Seward House Museum in Auburn are ready to reopen the doors and welcome you back ne...read more
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He's been in Washington for about a month. Freshman Congressman John Katko tells us what's surprised him most about working on Capitol Hill.[audio:2211590121-katkoweekend1.mp3] [/audio] Katko give...read more
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Auburn Police are getting a new recruit. City Clerk Chuck Mason says the next addition to the department will be a furry friend.[audio:2201585804-auburnk9.mp3] [/audio] The grant will cover all cost...read more
The Seward House Museum will open for the 2015 season on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 with two brand new exhibits focusing on the sesquicentennial of the Civil War and the assassination attempt on William H...read more
34 year-old Walter Ruffin, a repeat violent offender, was nearing the end of his sentence at the Auburn Correctional Facility, but on Thursday in Cayuga County Court, Judge Thomas Leone ordered Ruffin...read more
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County clerks statewide are pushing for legislation that would require updated photos on driver's licenses and a bigger share of motor vehicle transaction fees for the counties. Cayuga County Clerk...read more
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School boards are working hard on coming up with budgets for the next school year. Auburn School Board President Michael McCole says they are having a tough time tackling the budget for 2015 to 2016...read more
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Greg DeCinque is in his second year as interim president of Cayuga Community College. He says the college's finances have improved on his watch, but adds the next president will still have challenge...read more
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Congressman John Katko has his priorities in Washington. The freshman Congressman announced Tuesday his first term goals. They include rebuilding I-81 in Syracuse, expanding access to health care fo...read more
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When it comes to deciding on snow days, there's only one person who makes that call: the district superintendent. Auburn School Board President Michael McCole tells Finger Lakes News Radio they might ...read more
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Freshman Congressman John Katko comes to Auburn tonight for a "listening session" focused on agriculture. He expects questions on a handful of hot button farm issues.[audio:KATKOAG.mp3] [/audio] T...read more
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The search goes on for a permanent president at Cayuga Community College. Interim President Greg DeCinque tells Finger Lakes News Radio a committee set up to select the next leader received a flood ...read more
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They have a buyer. Thursday night the Auburn City Council will vote on accepting a bid for the vacant firehouse on Frederick Street from an undisclosed buyer. City Manager Doug Selby says the offer ...read more
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Spring begins four weeks from this Friday, but who knows if that means we'll see any melting. Temperatures are not expected to climb above the low 20s for at least another week. Meteorologist Kevin ...read more
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Most of us know how to drive safely on snowy roads. We slow down, we clear off our cars, and we leave enough space for cars in front of us. Still, Mike Talbot with Auburn's Public Works Department say...read more
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It's tough thinking about summer with several feet of snow on the ground, but the season is only months away. Auburn YMCA camp director Greg Rider tells Finger Lakes News Radio it's not too early to g...read more
UPDATE: 1:59 PM (02-15-15) Seneca County Sheriff Jack Stenberg, in consultation with Seneca County Highway Superintendent Roy Gates, has issued a travel advisory for all County Roads. Blowing and dri...read more
Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have announced that $5,485,535 in funding will be awarded to housing authorities in five Central New York  The funding was allocated through the U....read more
Thirteen of the 25 New York wineries at Boston's Wine Expo this weekend are from the Finger Lakes region.  The Expo, which is being held today and tomorrow is one of the largest wine-related even...read more
Can you crack this case? The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office needs some help in solving a December burglary at a winery in Fair Haven. Authorities say someone broke into the Colloca Estates Winery on...read more
Congressman John Katko is taking a page from his predecessor's book. He'll be hosting listening tours across the 24th District. Former Congressman Dan Maffei presided over similar tours, but focused...read more
The National Weather Service Office in Buffalo has issued an urgent weather message:   2-12-157PM A wind chill warning remains in effect for the Finger Lakes until noon Friday, and conditi...read more
Call it a two-fer for the Cayuga County Sheriffs office. A 20 year old Town of Brutus man is under arrest in connection with two completely separate cases. Anthony DiAngelo III was charged Wednesday w...read more
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The growth of heroin in Cayuga County continues being a problem for law enforcement. Sheriff Dave Gould tells Finger Lakes News Radio they're beginning to get a better grip on the epidemic by gettin...read more
The NAACP has had enough, already. The civil right's organization's Buffalo office is asking city, state and federal elected officials to stop naming things after President Millard Fillmore who lived ...read more
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Wells College will have a new President in time for the fall 2015 semester. Doctor Jonathon Gibralter was selected unanimously by the College Board of Trustees. Gibralter currently is President of Fro...read more
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Cayuga County is 72 miles long. That's a lot of ground to cover for the Cayuga County Sheriff's Office. Rain or shine, they're out there keeping all of us safe. Sheriff Dave Gould says their mission t...read more
Cayuga County, Tuesday night, decided not to take sides in the debate over a proposal to expand a gas storage facility on the shores of Seneca Lake. The County Legislature's Judicial and Public Safety...read more
A new credit union branch has opened in Auburn. Empower Federal Credit Union says their new location on State Street includes a design longtime Auburnians will recognize as resembling the Osborne Hote...read more
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The winter of 2014 to 2015 has been full of snow, ice, and cold days. Meteorologist Kevin Williams predicted back in September precisely what's unfolded this winter: arctic cold and February full of...read more
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A winter storm warning is in effect across upstate New York, where the National Weather Service says as much as 9 to 18 inches is expected from the Catskills to the southern Adirondacks by the time it...read more
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The Auburn Police Department have been hanging their heads low over the loss of one of their own. K9 Officer Ozzy worked with Officer Andrew Kalet. Ozzy died last month. Last night, Auburn Mayor Mike ...read more
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Recently the Auburn City Council renewed talks on restructuring certain departments at City Hall, in an effort to simplify how the city is run. We asked City Manager Doug Selby what impact, if any, ...read more
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We've just gotten past the mid-point of winter. Auburn Public Works Director Mike Talbot tells Finger Lakes News Radio the season was quiet until just recently.[audio:midwinterauburn1.mp3] [/a...read more
The Cayuga County Sheriff's office is reporting the arrest of an Auburn woman who allegedly swindled an elderly Town of Fleming man out of 10-thousand dollars. They says 41 year old Katherine Fletcher...read more
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Auburn Mayor Mike Quill is a Marine, a former firefighter and longtime Fire Chief in the city. As he approaches the end of his second term in office, Quill tells Finger Lakes News Radio he's running...read more
Over a dozen fire departments are battling a house fire this morning in the Town of Scipio. We're told more than 12 fire departments from around the county are on the scene at Fleming Scipio Townlin...read more
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It's an old topic, but talks are fresh about reorganizing certain departments in Auburn. City Manager Doug Selby tells Finger Lakes News Radio the latest round of talks picks up where they began a c...read more
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May marks two years since Pango was introduced in Auburn. The program, where you pay for parking on your smartphone, was met with much fanfare, but City Manager Doug Selby tells Finger Lakes News Ra...read more
In the days following Sheldon Silver’s announcement that he would step down as speaker, feelings of optimism and opportunity pervaded the Capitol.Members of both parties espoused the need for re...read more
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Another round of wicked winter weather is burying the Finger Lakes. Roads are being cleared around the clock. Cayuga County Sheriff Dave Gould tells us that despite some tough travel, he's decided n...read more
The Finger Lakes region has not seen gas prices this low in 6 years:Victor Mobil $2.54Canandaigua Arrow Mart $2.45Penn Yan Sunoco A Plus $2.42Watkins Glen Lakes Gas $2.38Newark Express mart $2.35Ithac...read more
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Wineries are a big part of the Finger Lakes. You see them virtually everywhere in Ontario, Seneca, and Yates counties, but they aren't as robust in Cayuga County. Meg Vanek at the county Tourism Off...read more
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A new push to further grow the economy and create jobs in Cayuga County began with an idea more than a year and a half ago. Andrew Fish with the Chamber of Commerce tells us the concept of an innova...read more
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The Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce has unveiled its economic forecast for 2015. Executive Director Andrew Fish tells Finger Lakes News Radio that all in all, things are looking up.[audio:2015econ...read more
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Tourism was on the rise last year in Cayuga County. Meg Vanek at the county Tourism Office tells Finger Lakes News Radio that it takes the state about a year to tally the total economic impact, so t...read more
78-year old Robert T. Welch of Holly Street in Auburn died on Wednesday, January 28th.  For over 30 yera Welch hosted the Irish Radio Show on WAUB, WSFW, and WGVA. He also chaired Auburn's Irish...read more
Auburn Police responded to a call Wednesday morning about a damaged car, and left with a burglary suspect. Police say they were called to the Planet Fitness parking lot around 12:30 Wednesday mornin...read more
In the recently completed study, "Owasco Lake, New York: Water Quality & Nutrient Sources, 2014 Findings," Professor of Environmental Studies John Halfman and student researchers Genevieve Moralez...read more
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All for just some cigarettes. Auburn Police arrested 35 year old Raelynn McCarty and 34 year old John Ventura both of Auburn early this morning after attempting to enter Dom's Grocery in Auburn. Serge...read more
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Longtime acting New York State Supreme Court Justice Craig Doran is looking for permanence. Doran, who has served as an acting Supreme Court Justice since the year 2000, is now a candidate to become a...read more
Starting a small business takes a lot of guts and even more luck. A website has taken a look at the ten best places in the northeast to open your small business, based on some stats from the U.S. Ce...read more
Two trucks, two sets of stolen tires. The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office reports eight tires and rims were stolen from two 2015 GMC pickup trucks on two different days at Summit Chevrolet Buick GMC in...read more
The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office is investigating burglaries at the former Emily Howland Elementary School in the Town of Scipio on Route 34B. Sheriff David Gould is asking for the public's help wit...read more
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With the election behind us and the 2015 state Legislative session in full swing, school safety forums will be starting back up. Assemblyman Gary Finch was named last year chairman of a taskforce de...read more
A garage fire on South Street in the Town of Cato last night was quickly brought under control. The Auburn Citizen reports that firefighters were able to prevent the fire from spreading to the home,...read more
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One month ago, Tinkers Guild re-opened. The popular Auburn bar, which was brought down by fire early in 2014, opened its doors on Christmas Eve. We asked owner John Mortimer about how business has bee...read more
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The Fingerlakes Mall has made a lot of news in the last several years. Most of it has focused on stores leaving. The Mall's general manager Rene Patterson tells Finger Lakes News Radio the current s...read more
Members of the Cuomo Administration will be traveling around the state today talking about the Governor's Opportunity Agenda. Former Syracuse mayor Matt Driscoll will be giving a presentation this a...read more
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Assemblyman Gary Finch offered a surprisingly upbeat assessment of Governor Cuomo's State of the State address. Finch's remarks lacked the accusatory tone so familiar with other GOP lawmakers.[audio:F...read more
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Assemblyman Bob Oaks refused to let political partisanship influence his opinion of Wednesday's State of the State address by Governor Cuomo. Oaks sees plenty of room for negotiation in the weeks ahea...read more
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The Auburn Doubledays kick off the 2015 season in over five months, and they've added a new person in the front office at Falcon Park. Andrew Sagarin was hired as the team's operations manager. He'l...read more
Auburn State Police arrested 38 year-old Royce Currie on multiple charges Tuesday after executing a search warrant at his residence in the Town of Genoa where he was allegedly operating a meth lab.&nb...read more
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The Auburn School District is getting a closer look. School Board President Michael McCole tells Finger Lakes News Radio they are working on a master facility plan, where all the schools in the dist...read more
Two cars, one fatal accident. The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office reports a 20-year-old female was driving south on Route 41A in the Town of Summerhill Sunday morning around 9:30 and lost control of ...read more
The Grant Avenue Wal-Mart in Auburn had to be evacuated, Friday night, when someone called in a bomb threat shortly before 8 pm.  K-9 units from The Wayne County Sheriff's Department and the On...read more
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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cayuga County kicks off 2015 with cooking. Dairy Resource Educator Judy Wright tells Finger Lakes News Radio a program called Produced in New York is a silent food d...read more
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Seven regions, 1.5 billion dollars. Governor Andrew Cuomo's announcement Thursday of a multi-region economic development competition was met with thunderous approval from local leaders. It's part of C...read more
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19 year old Logan Jones of Fleming will be behind bars in state prison for the next 16 years for stabbing his stepfather to death in their home on Lakeview Drive in late December, 2013. Jones was se...read more
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The new year is underway, and so is Cayuga County Sheriff Dave Gould's third term in office. Gould says he's picking up in 2015 where he left off in 2014 with one of the biggest problems facing the ...read more
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The world of technology changes every day. The Seymour Library in Auburn stays on top of all those trends with tech help sessions. Executive Director Lisa Carr tells Finger Lakes News Radio they wil...read more
He looks like former Allman Brothers guitarist Warren Haynes, he sounds like a cross between Tom Waits and Bruce Springsteen. Skaneateles native Kohlton Pascal travels a lot, sleeping outdoors in ten...read more
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Sydney Walewsski is a typical teen. She's a freshman at Weedsport Junior/Senior High. She's 14 years old. But she's also facing something that folks twice or three times her age might never experien...read more
When a 47 year-old, Cayuga County, self-employed house-cleaner scratched off a New York lottery ticket, she was hoping it might turn out to be a winner like the $400 prize she had won last summer.&nbs...read more
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In Ontario County, the Sheriff's Office is considering body cameras for deputies. Wayne County deputies are testing those cameras already in the field. Cayuga County Sheriff Dave Gould tells Finger ...read more
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UPDATE: 2:50AM Traffic is flowing normally again on the Thruway between Exits 40 and 41 in the aftermath of a utility pole fire and downed power lines that forced closure of the westbound lanes for o...read more
Multiple departments responded to a fire this morning in Port Byron. Finger Lakes News Radio has learned roughly a dozen departments, including the City of Auburn, Port Byron, Weedsport, Throop, Monte...read more
Two more businesses are pulling out of the Fingerlakes Mall, including one that is closing nationally. The Citizen reports Deb Shops filed for bankruptcy in December, and is closing all of its nearl...read more
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The Cayuga County United Way has ended their campaign for 2015. They reached 97 percent of their goal for this year. Executive Director Carrie Collins-Fadell tells us donations are still being accep...read more
Just in time for budget season, the City of Auburn is rolling out the 2015 Budget Central on their website. Budget Central includes a calendar of events through June, when the city council is expected...read more
An Auburn man is accused of getting smashed, and smashing into half a dozen cars. The Citizen reports Brandon Carroll was drunk around two o'clock Sunday morning when he sped up State Street, going as...read more
Ten people, nine from Tompkins County and one from Cayuga County, were arrested Friday for blocking the gates of Crestwood Midstream in the town of Reading. 180 arrests have been made at Crestwood's p...read more
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The hiring of a new comptroller in Auburn serves as a personal highlight of 2014 for City Manager Doug Selby. We asked Selby if the addition of Laura Wells came at the right time.[audio:selbywells1.mp...read more
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An Auburn traffic stop ended on a sour note for 27 year-old Wayne Matthews. Auburn Police Sargeant Don Gosline explains:    [audio:GOSLINE1ARRESTAUBURN.mp3] [/audio]   Matthews,...read more
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Chances are you've seen new traffic lights swinging in the breeze at some intersections in the City of Auburn. City Manager Doug Selby says they are being upgraded.[audio:auburnnewlights1.mp3] [/au...read more
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The City of Auburn now has framework in place for the next five years. In a three to two vote last night, the city council adopted a proposed five year plan. City Manager Doug Selby tells Finger Lak...read more
Walnut Street in Auburn will be closing Monday between Teller Avenue and South Marvine Avenue so the Walnut Street box culvert can be replaced. When the project is finished, the bridge will be wider...read more
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The Washington Nationals today named their Minor League managers, coaches and coordinators for the 2015 season and the Auburn Doubledays will keeping the entire coaching staff from the 2014 season i...read more
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The City of Auburn, as recently as a couple years ago, was on the road to financial ruin. City Manager Doug Selby tells Finger Lakes News Radio things back then looked grim. [audio:auburnmoney.mp3]...read more
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What do you want to see at Emerson Park? County offcials spent many months asking folks that throughout 2014. Here in 2015, Cayuga County Administrator Suzanne Sinclair says they are now asking them...read more
Representatives of the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision issued a statement on Wednesday to offset a flood of criticism that surfaced over a Facebook photo showing a s...read more
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City of Auburn and Cayuga County officials had various on again, off again talks last year about sharing resources. On the Finger Lakes Morning News on 98.1/1590 WAUB today, we asked County Administ...read more
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Last year saw the Mill Street Dam in Auburn switched back on after having been offline for 10 years. City Manager Doug Selby tells Finger Lakes News Radio the city has already seen progress since th...read more
A former fire station building in Auburn is up for sale. The building, which has been vacant for several years, is at 5 Frederick Street. City officials are putting up some parameters for potential ...read more
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A project to replace water pipeline on South Street in Auburn, between Lincoln and Metcalf, will be completed this year. The first part of the project began in the fall. City Manager Doug Selby says 2...read more
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Mark off one less place to see this winter in Auburn. The Seward House Museum is closed for the season. Development Director Natalie Stetson says they will have some time availavle to the public lat...read more
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State lawmakers past and present are remembering former governor Mario Cuomo, who died last week. Auburn Mayor Mike Quill tells Finger Lakes News Radio that although he never crossed paths with the ...read more
Cayuga County Sheriff Dave Gould says it was an inside job that led to a vacant house in the Town of Victory being burglarized and vandalized on the day after Christmas.  He says two 35 year old ...read more
The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office announced this afternoon a second arrest has been made in connection with the October 13th attempted robbery of the Express Mart on the traffic circle in the Town of...read more
A new year, and new leadership for the Cayuga County Women's Republican Club. Chantell Hotaling has been elected President, after serving as vice president the last two years. Replacing her in the V...read more
Started in 1970, January marks the National Blood Donor Month raising awareness for the need of blood during the winter and throughout the year. The snow season sparks challenges for blood donations...read more
Congressman-elect John Katko, Friday, announced the opening of four district Congressional offices in each of the four counties that he represents in Central New York. The locations are in the Syrac...read more
A 52 year-old man was killed Friday morning when his car collided with another vehicle at the intersection of Route 104 and Coleman Road in the Town of Sterling. Cayuga County Sheriff’s Deputi...read more
2014 was a busy year at Finger Lakes Daily News with more than six million page views. Using Google analytics, we know that over 600-thousand unique visitors looked for news and information from the s...read more
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The City of Auburn is getting 1.2 million dollars in state grants to complete another part of the Smart Grid project. City Manager Doug Selby tells Finger Lakes News Radio the money will be used to co...read more
A Brooklyn man is in Cayuga County Jail for sending obscene pictures to an underage girl in Auburn. Police say Fredy Alvarez, Junior struck up a friendship earlier this year with a 14-year-old girl, a...read more
The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office needs help in solving a burglary in the Town of Fleming. Authorties say som time between Thursday night and Friday morning somebody broke into the Owasco Lake Mennon...read more
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Economic development in Cayuga County has gotten an early Christmas gift. The county was awarded over five million dollars for 14 projects from the Regional Economic Development Council awards Thurs...read more
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    36 year old David McNamara was back in a Cayuga County Courtroom this morning where is again stands accused of strangling to death Katie Socci in her Swift Street home on June 14th 2...read more
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