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Auburn Doubledays General Manager Mike Voutsinas told Auburn City Council on Thursday night the city-owned ball club finished the 2015 season above 500.  Not on the field, where the team was 36...read more
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Cayuga District Attorney Jon Budelmann calls heroin the crisis of the day, and says we're paying the price for the decriminalization of drugs that began with Governor George Pataki.[audio:2131653437...read more
Auburn Police Department's Patrol Division and the Finger Lakes Drug Task Force wrapped up several investigations involving the use of heroin, cocaine and marijuana. The investigation dealt with a num...read more
An Auburn man who pleaded guilty to selling synthetic marijuana in Cayuga County Court on Thursday is facing jail time. According to the Auburn Citizen, 26 year-old Zachary Silcox pled guilty to ope...read more
Important Health Information About Flooding Areas of Cayuga County may be experiencing flooding at this time, due to recent rain events. Flood waters may contain disease causing bacteria and viruse...read more
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Is there a battle brewing between the Cayuga County Legislature and the District Attorney's Office?  On Wednesday, Legislature Chairman Keith Batman appeared on the Finger Lakes Morning News and...read more
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After a couple of weeks of deliberations, Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb has decided not to seek retiring State Senator Mike Nozzolio's seat in the fall. On the Finger Lakes Morning News today, K...read more
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Add Republican Assemblyman Gary Finch to the list of those not considering a run to replace retiring State Senator Mike Nozzolio.[audio:21216101847-FinchNo1.mp3] [/audio]Finch joins Assemblyman Brian...read more
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New Auburn City Councilors Dia Carbajal and Jimmy Giannettino joined Councilor Debby McCormick and City Manager Chuck Mason at this week's New York Council of Mayors Winter Legislative Session in Alba...read more
 UPDATE:  3AM, 2-12-16 Sheriff's Deputies report that the fire that destroyed a home at 437 Creek Road in the southern Cayuga County town of Genoa was finally extinguished at 10:15 PM. ...read more
Cayuga County's most popular cold weather celebration, the 5th annual IGNITE the Winter event will be held on Friday, March 4th from 5 to 10PM in multiple locations in downtown Auburn including Exha...read more
State Police investigated multiple accidents that occurred westbound on the Thruway between Exits 39 (Syracuse / I-690) and 40 (Weedsport) in Cayuga County. One accident involved two tractor-trailers ...read more
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There's a new twist in the baffling case of the bag of bloody clothing and bed linen found last month in Emerson Park.  Cayuga County Sheriff Dave Gould revealed on Thursday's Finger Lakes Morni...read more
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The serious multi-vehicle accident on the New York State Thruway near the Weedsport interchange has highlighted the need for you to be alert while driving. On Thursday's Finger Lakes Morning News, Cay...read more
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There is confusion in the minds of some residents in the Union Springs Central School District concerning the upcoming vote in March on a proposal to renovate A. J. Smith Elementary School. Superinten...read more
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Just over a month after assuming the role, Keith Batman says he's starting to feel comfortable as Chairman of the Cayuga County Legislature, and he's happy that the governing body has yet to face a cr...read more
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The Cayuga County Legislature's Judicial and Public Safety Committee on Tuesday voted along party lines to accept grant funds for the 2016 Crimes Against Revenue Program.  The program includes g...read more
A Cayuga County woman was arrested early Saturday morning in Sodus for allegedly being drunk and impaired by drugs while driving with her two year-old son in the vehicle.  Sheriff's Deputies say ...read more
An Auburn man who had been out of jail on bond for less than a week is locked up again, this time accused in a Monday night purse snatching on West Street. 24 year old Kenneth Lafler was released Febr...read more
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Freshman Republican Congressman John Katko says he was honored to be selected to deliver the weekly Republican radio address on Saturday. On Tuesday's Finger Lakes Morning News, he explained how the s...read more
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Republican Congressman John Katko says today's New Hampshire primary will be the beginning of the thinning of the herd of GOP presidential candidates.               ...read more
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For the third year in a row, the Central New York School Boards Association and the Statewide School Finance Consortium last week brought their joint message of the budget problems facing school distr...read more
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There will be a scramble among local politicans in coming weeks to see who has the best shot of replacing veteran State Senator Michael Nozzolio, who isn't seeking re-election. Citing his need for he...read more
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Auburn Mayor Mike Quill says he's somewhat looking forward to sifting through the resumes coming in for the position of City Manager. The selection process is underway following last month's resigna...read more
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Congressman John Katko delivered the Republican weekly address to the nation today. It was broadcast on cable television and radio. The following is Katko's address in its entirety. [audio:2061610120...read more
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Auburn City Council on Thursday voted 5-0 in favor of more study of the future of the vacant lot at 1 to 7 State Street. City Clerk Chuck Mason said on Friday's Finger Lakes Morning News that it was...read more
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Triple A has announced it's 2016 Four Diamond winners and nine Finger Lakes properties have been recognized for their quality and service. They are the Aurora Inn, the E.B. Morgan House, the Rowland...read more
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In his first broadcast interview since deciding not to seek re-election, State Senator Mike Nozzolio told Finger Lakes Morning News listeners his health has brought him to this crossroads. Cardiologis...read more
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Auburn City Council on Thursday gave unanimous approval to the Emerson Foundation's offer of further study on what to do with the vacant property at 1 to 7 State Street.  City Clerk Chuck Mason ...read more
One month into the new year, the luck of the draw continues to favor Cayuga County. The top prize in the Lottery's Take 5 drawing on Wednesday was purchased at Wegmans in Auburn and is worth $64,238 t...read more
It's been more than a week since a garbage bag was found tossed out on the ground at  Emerson Park. Inside the bag, Cayuga County Sheriff's Detectives found blood stained women’s clothing a...read more
The Court of Appeals Wednesday denied the appeal application of a Weedsport woman who shot and killed her boyfriend in October of 2012. It was the second time in less than three months that 43 year-...read more
Democrats held an hour-long forum, Wednesday, at Auburn's Garden Hilton for county committees from Wayne, Cayuga and Oswego to conduct an endorsement vote for a candidate to challenge GOP Representa...read more
Arc of Seneca Cayuga received a $1500 grant from the Enterprise Holdings Foundation Wednesday and will use the money to help address the shortage of services for children with autism in the Finger L...read more
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The plaudits continue to come in following State Senator Michael Nozzolio's surprise announcement on Tuesday that he will not seek relection due to health issues. Assemblyman Gary Finch was endorsed b...read more
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Cayuga County Coroner Dr. Adam Duckett is taking an active role in trying to reduce the number of deaths in the county related to heroin and opioid addiction. On Wednesday's Finger Lakes Morning News,...read more
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The growing rift between the Auburn Police union and Police Chief Brian Neagle was ratcheted up another notch Tuesday when the union's Vice President accused Neagle of "weakening the department's abil...read more
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Citing his need for heart valve surgery in the near future, veteran State Senator Michael Nozzolio says he will not to seek re-election in the fall.  Nozzolio says "the serious nature of this su...read more
Auburn police have charged a 21 year old Auburn man with the rape of a 16 year old girl. Auburn Police started their investigation when the girl and a concerned family member filed a complaint. Allen ...read more
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Three weeks after making his announcement that he was stepping down, Auburn City Manager Doug Selby said on Tuesday's Finger Lakes Morning News that it was the right time to resign. Now that he's leav...read more
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The Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES is one step closer to having a new District Superintendent on board. Lyons School District Superintendent Denise Dzikowski has been selected, pending the approval of Educatio...read more
Tommy Peterson (RHP) has been transferred to the Hagerstown Suns.   Mick Van Vossen (RHP) has been transferred to the Auburn Doubledays from the GCL Nationals. Van Vossen will wear #36. #Cayug...read more
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The Democratic Party committees of Cayuga, Wayne and Oswego Counties are hosting a forum in Auburn on Wednesday that will bring to town the three candidates seeking the party nomination to run against...read more
The Doubledays fell to the State College Spikes 5-4 on Friday night after the Spikes made a late rally. The series is now split at 1-1 with after the 'Days took game one Thursday. Once again, the Dou...read more
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The folks at Wegmans are playng a game of "whack-a-mole" this afternoon. Early today, a fraudulent Facebook post with the company’s name and a picture of a Wegmans storefront went out and includ...read more
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  Assemblyman Bob Oaks on Monday's Finger Lakes Morning News says the state should be spending as much on roads and bridges as it does on mass transit. That's not the case when you look at Gover...read more
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Another week, and another public forum on the issue of public school funding. The latest will be held Tuesday evening at the former West Middle School in Auburn.  Charles Borgognoni is the Execu...read more
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Cayuga County Clerk Sue Dwyer is someone who believes in supporting local businesses, and she is not afraid to ask local residents to "shop local" when it comes to having to do business with the Depar...read more
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It was a long but productive session for Auburn City Council on Thursday night. City Clerk Chuck Mason said on Friday's Finger Lakes Morning News that council gave the go-ahead for the selection pro...read more
Maximo Valerio (RHP) has been assigned to the Auburn Doubledays from the GCL Nationals. He will wear #14.   #CayugaCounty                 &nbs...read more
  Tonight’s Game: The Doubledays host the Muckdogs for a doubleheader at Falcon Park. Due to weather, the game that scheduled to be played at 7:05 PM on July 9th was postponed until toda...read more
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Unity House is once again rewarding the best of the best volunteers in Cayuga County. Marketing and Development Director Kelly Buck said on Thursday's Finger Lakes Morning News nominations are being...read more
Most of the Auburn Doubledays are getting a day off next week for the New York-Penn League All Stars game, except for one. Third baseman Kelvin Gutierrez will play on the Northern team. The game is ...read more
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The executive of the union representing Auburn's police officers says an incident on Wednesday highlights the need to reactivate the department's Emergency Response Team.  In a letter sent to th...read more
(Photo by Glenn Gaston)   The Auburn Doubledays, Single-A Short Season Affiliate of the Washington Nationals, are excited to announce third baseman Kelvin Gutierrez has been named to the 2015...read more
The Doubledays dropped game two of the series 7-3 thus ending their series win-streak at five. Auburn now sits at 0-5 against Williamsport this year. After a scoreless first and second, the Doubled...read more
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Unity House is seeking nominees for its 6th annual volunteer award. Marketing and development director Kelly Buck said on Thursday's Finger Lakes Morning News, it's Unity House's way of honoring a lon...read more
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The new members of council have said they wouldn't always see eye-to-eye with their Democratic counterparts. As Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason said on Friday's Finger Lakes Morning News, that was the c...read more
The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office has a lot of questions regarding a garbage bag that was found discarded in Emerson Park Wednesday morning. The bag contained women’s clothing and a bed s...read more
Hudson Valley and Auburn's pitching staffs battled back and forth all night until the Doubledays scored in the sixth and eventually won 1-0. Taylor Hearn started for the Doubledays and was dealing ...read more
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Stop by for a slice Saturday. Wegmans stores throughout the Finger Lakes will be celebrating the family's 100th year in business with free cake at 11 AM. Company spokesperson Jo Natale tells us back ...read more
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The long-studied issue of what to do with the GE Superfund site in Aurelius was the topic of a public forum on Wednesday.  Officials with the state Department of Environmental Conservation presen...read more
The Doubledays beat the Spinners 5-2 with three of their runs coming in an inning that included a Lowell error. The Doubledays took the lead early on in the second. Ian Sagdal walked and Jakson Ree...read more
The Doubledays took game one of the series against the Spinners thanks to timely hitting and multiple errors on Lowell's defense by the score of 5-3. For the second straight night, Auburn took the le...read more
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Foundation Aid, the Gap Elimination Adjustment and a cap on tax levies. All terms that sound confusing to most New Yorkers, and even to some of those in charge of school districts across New York.&nbs...read more
The American Red Cross is assisting four adults displaced by an early morning fire on West Brutus Street, Weedsport. State Police are investigating the fire, but no details have been released. A call ...read more
Victor Robles (OF - #27) has been assigned to the Auburn Doubledays by the Washington Nationals. An updated roster is attached below. #CayugaCounty #DoubleDays         &nb...read more
Photo Courtesy of MILB.com The Washington Nationals have assigned #34 RHP Connor Overton to the Auburn Doubledays. He was signed as a free agent after pitching for the Miami Marlins Single-A Affili...read more
Niles, OH - The game only lasted seven innings due to rain, but it didn't matter as the Doubledays beat the Scrappers 6-3 and took the series 2-1. The Doubledays struck first in the first inning...read more
A Skaneateles man, familiar with life behind bars, will return to prison for stealing a pickup truck and trying to outrun the police. 33 year-old Christopher Vanholtz will be locked up from two to f...read more
AUBURN, NY - The Doubledays scored four runs combined in the first two games of the series before exploding for 10 in a 10-7 win over the Yankees in the series finale.  Auburn scored its first...read more
Doubledays Out-Slugged by Yankees in 7-3 Loss AUBURN, NY - Both teams hit two home runs, but the Yankees didn't only score via the longball as Auburn fell to Staten Island 7-3 in game two of a thre...read more
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Cayuga County Democrats swept into control of the county legislature in November on a promise to be more fiscally responsible, and the sales tax report for 2015 backs up their campaign pledge.  ...read more
  Notes for tonight's 7:05 PM matchup with the Staten Island Yankees.  Tonight’s Game: It’s the first of a three game series between the Auburn Doubledays and Staten Island ...read more
BATAVIA, NY - Auburn scored two runs in the first inning and didn't trail from that point forward as it defeated Batavia 13-1 on the road at Dwyer Stadium.  In the first inning with one out, M...read more
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Six people, including two children, escaped injury Sunday evening when a fire damaged a home on Wallace Avenue in Auburn. Assistant Fire Chief Michael Grady says candles or incense were left burning o...read more
Is there anything better than baseball on July 4th? How about a Doubledays' win on July 4th? Probably not. Well that's what happened this year as Auburn defeated State College 4-2 on Independence Da...read more
Auburn fell behind early and could never mount a comeback as it fell to Williamsport by the score of 6-1 for the second straight night and was swept as a result. All six of the Crosscutters runs cr...read more
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A vacant lot, federal funds and a fiscal forecast are all on the agenda at Thursday's Auburn City Council meeting.  City Manager Chuck Mason says City Council will hear details of the three prop...read more
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Auburn City Manager Doug Selby is leaving the city and City Hall in good shape. That's the opinion of City Clerk Chuck Mason just days after Selby announced his intention to leave office on March 4....read more
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The man at the head of Cayuga Strategic Solutions has joined other who have praised Auburn City Manager Doug Selby in the days following the announcement on Tuesday that he's resigning his position....read more
Eight days before the first Auburn Doubledays game of 2015, you'll be able to buy single game tickets for the season. Box seats will cost nine dollars for adults and seven for kids 12 and younger. G...read more
Authorities who helped a driver ended up arresting the passenger for having drugs. State Police say troopers pulled up behind a car that had pulled over to the side of Sterling Station Road Monday in ...read more
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Auburn City Council on Thursday took the first steps to find the replacement for City Manager Doug Selby. On Friday's Finger Lakes Morning News, City Clerk Chuck Mason said City Council unanimously ap...read more
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Cayuga Strategic Solutions Executive Director Andrew Fish is the latest person to praise Auburn City Manager Doug Selby in the days following his announcement that he wants to leave office in March. O...read more
Chalk one up for social media. The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office is extending its gratitude to everyone in the community who offered information that led to the arrest of Justin Hunter.  ...read more
State Senator Mike Nozzolio has been reappointed to serve as the Chairman of the New York Senate Budget Sub-Committee for Public Protection. The Public Protection Budget Sub-Committee is responsible ...read more
An Auburn woman has been arrested by Cayuga County Sheriff's investigators for allegedly stealing from her work place. Officials with E&V Energy in the Town of Fleming contacted deputies after it ...read more
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Cayuga County Health Department environmental health expert Eileen O'Connor appeared on Thursday's Finger Lakes Morning News show to promote National Radon Month.  She said the gas that can be fo...read more
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The new principal of St. Joseph's School in Auburn has created a new atmosphere for students, teachers and staff.  Long-time educator Michael Carney came out of retirement in November following t...read more
The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office is using social media to seek help from the public as deputies look for a man wanted for theft at the Bass Pro shop at the Finger Lakes Mall.  The man was capt...read more
Falcon Park will be open before the first home opener of the Doubledays in June. The ballpark will host 12 Auburn Maroons varsity baseball games this spring, starting with a doubleheader Saturday ag...read more
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They may have been on different sides of the contensious issues within the Auburn Police Department, but the Vice President of the union representing the front-line officers has nothing but praise for...read more
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Three Democratic hopefuls vying to run against Congressman John Katko will be in Auburn on February 3.  The public forum is the last of three jointly hosted by the Cayuga, Oswego and Wayne County...read more
154 PM UPDATE:  Eastbound now open. Westbound lanes still blocked. ________________________________________________  Numerous accidents and white out conditions have prompted the closure ...read more
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Auburn City Manager Doug Selby made it official Tuesday morning, tendering his resignation for personal reasons and confirming rumors of his departure that circulated over the past weekend.  In ...read more
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Two women arrested on Saturday in connection with thefts from ten cars at the Skaneateles YMCA on Friday were allegedly recruited by a sophisticated gang of thieves that have been active along the Eas...read more
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The new Cayuga County Legislature has vowed to tighten its fiscal belt, and one way that might happen is the implementation of a mortgage tax. The idea floated at the Government Operations Committee m...read more
  Auburn City Manager Doug Selby has reportedly announced plans to resign his post in the next few months. The Auburn Citizen, citing sources at City Hall, reports that Selby told his staff on...read more
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The President and CEO of Two Plus Four Management says now that Auburn residents have approved the sale of the vacant West Middle School, her company is eager to get to work turning the landmark into ...read more
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Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason thinks a public hearing scheduled for later this month is long overdue.  [audio:1171663313-1115MasonGE1.mp3] [/audio]On Friday's Finger Lakes Morning News, Mason ...read more
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Cayuga County Sheriff Dave Gould has been given the green light to hire a new deputy, but the County Legislature's Public Safety Committee on Thursday tabled his request for six new patrol cars. Gould...read more
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First responders, elected officials and labor representatives from Auburn and Cayuga County were on hand at Thursday's Auburn City Council meeting to hear from representatives of First Response Develo...read more
State Senator James Seward, who represents Southern Cayuga, part of Tompkins, and Cortland counties is a David Bowie fan.  Yesterday Seward introduced bill J3313 a legislative resolution mournin...read more
When a 51 year-old Cayuga County man is released from prison in March, after serving 12 years of a 15 year sentence, he will be required to register as a sex offender for as long as he is alive.&nbs...read more
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It was closer than hoped for, but after two defeats voters in the Auburn School District on Wednesday approved a plan to install a turf field at Holland Stadium. On Thursday's Finger Lakes Morning New...read more
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State Senator Jim Seward says Governor Cuomo struck on a number of his own top priorities for 2016, but he wonders how the state will afford what he terms the Governor's aggressive agenda.[audio:11416...read more
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After 30 years of calling Emerson Park home, organizers of the annual Tomatofest have announced the event this year will move to downtown Auburn. Jesse Kline, Assistant Director with the Auburn Downto...read more
A Newark man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly stealing a motor vehicle on November 6 of last year. According to State Police, 27 year-old Brian Cole was apprehended at a residence in Auburn by p...read more
After it failed to make the grade twice in the past decade, Auburn residents Wednesday voted to approve the installation of an artificial turf at Holland Stadium. According to the Auburn Citizen, th...read more
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Republican Congressman John Katko wonders why it took President Obama seven years to call for bipartisanship in Congress. Appearing on Wednesday's Finger Lakes Morning News on the morning after the Pr...read more
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The diverse physical and cultural makeup of Cayuga County creates a number of problems for county lawmakers. That was the opinion expressed by new County Legislature Chairman Keith Batman on Wednesday...read more
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A seemingly endless parade of political scandals on both sides of the aisle and several high profile corruption cases have brought the issue of ethics reform to the forefront in 2016 as lawmakers reco...read more
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Republican Congressman John Katko thinks that the Affordable Care Act should be replaced, but once again last week the freshman lawmaker voted against repealing it. Katko says the vote continues his c...read more
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A drug awareness assembly held Friday at Auburn High School reinforced the message that the heroin epidemic among young people in Cayuga County is rising and needs to be stopped. Appearing on Monday's...read more
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The new Auburn City Council held its first full council meeting last Thursday, and one of the topics up for discussion was the plan to hike the water rate for communities that use the city's water sys...read more
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The new Auburn City Council gave its stamp of approval on Thursday to the long awaited Owasco Greenway Trail.  City Clerk Chuck Mason said on Friday's Finger Lakes Morning News that the entire ...read more
The Auburn Police Department this afternoon put out a missing person's alert of a teenage boy who ran away from the Cayuga Center on Hamilton Avenue December 30th 15 year old  Quinnton A. Johnso...read more
Cayuga County Sheriff's Detectives have made an arrest in connection with the break-in late last month at the Emerson Park Pavilion, where a large quantity of alcohol and cash was stolen. 19 year old ...read more
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A bill co-sponsored by New York Representatives John Katko and Lee Zeldin moved out of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Thursday. Katko says the Counterterrorism Screening and Assistance Act wil...read more
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It's been talking the talk, now it's almost time to walk the walk.  After years of discussions and planning, the Owasco Greenway Trail is a step closer to reality after the new Auburn City Counc...read more
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On the face of it  may seem tongue in the cheek but Cayuga County Sheriff Dave Gould is serious about a new campaign to end drug dealing in his county. He is asking drug dealers to rat out their ...read more
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The President of the Syracuse company that wants to buy Auburn's West Middle School and convert it into apartments was not asked one question during Wednesday's public hearing held by the Auburn Schoo...read more
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All of the conversation at Wednesday's public hearing on Auburn School District ballot intiatives focused on the proposal to install a turf field at Holland Stadium.  About 50 people were on hand...read more
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One item that looms large - in the wake of two high profile convictions of state lawmakers in 2015 - is ethics reform.  Assemblyman Gary Finch, a Republican, agrees that's a good place to start...read more
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The Auburn Rotary Club this week helped out underpriveleged children by presenting a check for $3,625 to the Warm the Children campaign. Auburn Citizen publisher Rob Forcey is chairman of the program....read more
  It's happening all over town day and night. Since the first of October, more than a hundred times, thieves have gotten into cars in Auburn and have stolen cash, phones, credit cards and othe...read more
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The union representing 63 officers in the Auburn Police department has released the results of a December 22nd vote in which 61 members said they had no confidence in Chief Brian Neagle. Union docu...read more
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Auburn City Manager Doug Selby is optimistic for the future of the city. Appearing on Tuesday's Finger Lakes Morning News, Selby said while he's upbeat, he knows the city and City Council still have m...read more
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Two burglars face charges following a brazen home invasion on December 30.  Auburn Police Detective Bryant Bergenstock says 25 year old Maurice James an unnamed 16 year old are accused of breakin...read more
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With the new year comes a friendly reminder to City of Auburn residents -- no more black or dark green garbage bags.  City Sanitation supervisor John Montgomery says the change in the city code ...read more
2015 was a busy year at Finger Lakes Daily News with more than six million page views. Using Google analytics, we know that almost 700-thousand unique visitors looked for news and information from the...read more
AYUGA COUNTY SHERIFF ARRESTS 03/27/15 - 04/26/2015 Arrestee First Name Arrestee Middle Name Arrestee Last Name Calculated Arrestee Age Arrest Date And Tim...read more
The Annual Polar Bear Plunge in Aurora on New Year's Day drew about 50 courageous souls, all properly under-dressed for the occasion and the climate. The lake water was warmer than in past years and...read more
Auburn Police have arrested two suspects implicated in a violent home invasion robbery during the early hours of Wednesday morning that left an Auburn woman badly beaten. Patrol officers were dispat...read more
Fraud busts in Cayuga County have netted four more suspects in addition to the four that were arrested on Monday for tax evasion and public assistance fraud-related charges. District Attorney Jon Bude...read more
A Union Springs man will face a charge of first-degree vehicular manslaughter in the wake of an early morning crash on December 13th that claimed the life of his brother. According to State Police, ...read more
After a two and a half week long investigation, State Police have charged a Union Springs man with first-degree vehicular manslaughter for an accident December 13th that killed his brother. 33 year ol...read more
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Cayuga County Legislator Tim Lattimore is happy for his fellow lawmakers in Seneca County now that the Lago Resort and Casino has its license, but he said on Wednesday's Finger Lakes Morning News that...read more
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One of the two new Democrats who will be a part of the first one-party Auburn City Council since 1999 thinks that partisan politics doesn't have a role at the local level. Dia Carabajal will join Jimm...read more
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If you're thinking that it's time to take down the Christmas tree that you brought home to celebrate the season, don't throw it away.....recycle it! Cayuga Recycles, a program of the Cayuga County Pla...read more
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New York State and Cayuga County authorities conducted an arrest sweep on Monday, focusing on ten individuals wanted for fraud related charges.  District Attorney Jon Budelmann says they're still...read more
Crooks with a thirst ? The Cayuga County Sheriff's office is investigating a break in at the Emerson Park Pavilion that took place sometime between Monday the 21st and this past Sunday. Someone forced...read more
Two felony convictions obtained by the Cayuga County District Attorney's office were affirmed by the Appellate court on Thursday.  The court rejected an appeal by Auburn Prison Inmate David Davey...read more
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City of Auburn residents can expect stricter enforcement of trash rules in 2016.  City Clerk Chuck Mason said on Wednesday's Finger Lakes Morning News that City Council heard from Public Works su...read more
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The Cayuga County Legislature voted 9 to 4 Tuesday night to accept an agreement that will see the Cayuga Nation of New York make grant payments toward 2016 town and county taxes.  Under terms of...read more
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Love them or hate them, there will be a lot of information about them when the Cornell Cooperative Extension co-hosts a pair of deer management webinars in January. Stefan Lutter of the Extension's Ca...read more
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The Cayuga County Health Department says preventative medicine will help to control the spread of pertussis, more commonly called whooping cough, as more cases are reported in the Finger Lakes region....read more
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This is a busy time of year for the Cayuga County Department of Health, with flu season arriving and concerns about whooping cough reappearing around the Finger Lakes.  In addition to offering va...read more
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The final City Council meeting of the year will take place on Tuesday in the Council Chambers at Auburn Memorial City Hall.  2015 was a good year for Auburn City Council from the point of view of...read more
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Christmas and New Year's Day fall on the next two Fridays, so Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason reminds you that the holiday trash pickup schedule goes into effect on Monday and carries over into the foll...read more
One person was critically injured Friday afternoon in an accident at the intersection of North Street and the westbound Arterial in Auburn. Firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to rescue a perso...read more
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Christmas week brings a change of date for Auburn City Council's weekly meeting. City Clerk Chuck Mason said on Friday's Finger Lakes Morning News the final meeting of the year will take place on Tu...read more
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If you're anywhere near the North Division Street dam in Auburn today you may notice some activity in the Owasco River.  Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason said on Friday's Finger Lakes Morning News c...read more
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Auburn City Council on Thursday voted 3-2 to increase sewer rates on surrounding towns effective July 1, 2016.  City Clerk Chuck Mason said on Friday's Finger Lakes Morning News town residents wi...read more
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    The un-Christmas like weather hasn't hurt the Geneva Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign. Lt. Luis Martinez tells us they have reach 63% of this years 60-thousand dollar goal and th...read more
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State Assemblyman Gary Finch is happy that the Central New York Region and the Finger Lakes region were two of the three winners of the Upstate Revitalization Initiative.  On Thursday's Finger La...read more
After 14 years of wearing dreadlocks, Sean Muldoon, lead singer of local band Stone Soul Foundation, has shaved them off for a good cause.  Muldoon shaved his head recently to fulfill his promise...read more
The Cayuga County Legislature beat its December 20 deadline and passed a budget for 2016 by a 10-4 vote, last nght.  According to the Auburn Citizen:  no votes were cast by lawmakers Patrick...read more
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Unity House of Seneca County will be replacing some outdated equipment, thanks to a $750 grant from the Social Service League of Ithaca.  Director of Marketing and Development Kelly Buck says the...read more
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A high tech greenhouse already on the drawing board is one of the top projects in Cayuga County that will be receiving funding from last week's Upstate Revitalization Intiative windfall.  Cayuga...read more
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The City of Auburn will likely be a double winner when it comes to the Upstate Revitalization Initiative windfalls won last week by the Finger Lakes and Central New York regions.  That was the op...read more
UPDATE:  Auburn Police Detective Meaghan Kalet reported on Monday that Dijon Starling-Harvey was located by officers from the Waterloo Police Department and had been returned to family. ________...read more
State Police on Saturday arrested 3 men from Miami at a Rochester Walmart.  They were wanted for using cloned credit cards to purchase gift cards in New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. ...read more
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While Cayuga County is a part of the Finger Lakes geographically, it was not a part of the Finger Lakes region that was one of three winners of Governor Cuomo's 1.5 billion dollar Upstate Revitaliza...read more
A 9 year-old boy badly injured when he was allegedly slammed on the ground by a Brutus man is making "exceptional progress" toward recovery. Little Eli MacDowell was returned home on Friday and given...read more
A Cayuga County man, seriously injured when he lost control of his pick up truck late Thursday morning, has died.   24 year-old Kristopher Green of the town of Cayuga was headed west on Fr...read more
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Auburn City Council is expected to vote next week on the proposed changes to the salary package for its 15 non-union management staff members.  City Clerk Chuck Mason said on Friday's Finger Lake...read more
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Auburn City Council held more talks on the proposed salary adjustments for its 15 non-union management staff during Thursday's City Council meeting. On Friday's Finger Lakes Morning News, City Clerk C...read more
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Cayuga County comes out a big winner in Governor Cuomo's Upstate Revitalization Initiative awards announced on Thursday. That was the word from Cayuga Strategic Solutions Executive Director Andrew Fis...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
Some residents of the Town of Sennett are pushing back against the plan by the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision to build an open-air range on one acre of the 33 acre Auburn Co...read more
A man who killed his wife in 1979 and was not convicted of the crime for 35 years was found dead in his Auburn prison cell early Tuesday morning.  61 year-old Michael Rodriguez was found at 6 a.m...read more
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Local leaders will hold a news conference Thursday in Canandaigua to call on the state to do more to help repair crumbling infrastructure upstate. Assemblyman Bob Oaks says while the state is spending...read more
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The holiday season brings joy to many, but it can also bring misery in the form of a home burglary.  Cayuga County Sheriff David Gould on Tuesday's Finger Lakes Morning News said the vast majorit...read more
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With the holiday season in full swing, Cayuga County Sheriff David Gould reminds you to be responsible when you're celebrating the season. [audio:12081594257-1208Gould1.mp3] [/audio]Appearing of Tue...read more
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Auburn City Council was expected to vote at Thursday's Council meeting on a contract with a local garbage hauling company. But as City Clerk Chuck Mason explained of Friday's Finger Lakes Morning Ne...read more
Congressman John Katko took a well-deserved bow, Friday, for his role in the passage of a $305 billion highway bill that will benefit his Central New York constituency. "We delivered and delivered b...read more
A case of influenza in Ontario County, confirmed in a sample sent the state lab in Albany, has officially triggered the start of this year's flu season in the Finger Lakes.  The fact that the fl...read more
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Congressman John Katko says he's happy that he was able to do his part in keeping federal funding in place for Centro and other mass transit systems in New York State.[audio:120315122648-Katko5.mp3] ...read more
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If you wear plaid, and like to harmonize, then you need to check out Forever Plaid: Paid Tidings at the Merry-Go-Round-Theater in Auburn. Director Doug Ross dropped by the Finger Lakes Morning News on...read more
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Thanksgiving is over and Christmas is just ahead, so it's a chance for local politicians to kick back a little. Auburn Mayor Mike Quill is no exception as he finishes up his second term in office.[aud...read more
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Transit users in Cayuga County and Central New York are breathing a sigh of relief today after Congressman John Katko and Senator Chuck Schumer were successful in restoring more than $94 million in fe...read more
The Weedsport man who stole more than $45,000 in donations intended for his late wife's battle against a rare form of cancer appeared in felony drug court Monday in a closed-door session.  32 yea...read more
A Town of Brutus man is accused of slamming a 9 year-old child to the ground with such force, it caused the boy to suffer a severe head injury.   Cayuga County Sheriff's Deputies have arrest...read more
There's no snow on the ground yet, but the Cayuga County Sheriff's Office is making sure snowmobile operators play it safe when the white stuff does come down. Sheriff Dave Gould says there's two Sn...read more
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Police across the country are out in force this Thanksgiving weekend, and they're not just looking for drunk drivers.  Cayuga County Sheriff's Lt. Michael Wellauer says distracted driving has bec...read more
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Auburn City Council got a nasty surprise during Tuesday's City Council meeting when it was told the North Division Street bridge will need some work before it's torn down and replaced with a new bridg...read more
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The Auburn Police Department is investigating an  attempted robbery that happened Sunday evening around 6:30 at the night deposit box of the Key Bank downtown. Detective Chris Coopper tells us a ...read more
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Earlier this month, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cayuga County hosted its annual 4-H awards program at the Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES Center in Aurelius. Judy Wright of the CCE appeared on Tuesday's Fi...read more
The owner of several hearing aid centers in the Syracuse area allegedly submitted 575 fraudulent claims to bilk the state's health insurance plan out of $1.65 million.  37 year-old Joshua Miller ...read more
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A 41-year old Bronx man has been charged following a grand larceny investigation by Cayuga County Sheriff's investigators. Sheriff's Lt. Brian Schenck says Heath Edmead was named in an arrest warrant ...read more
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One hundred needy families in the Auburn School District will enjoy a Thanksgiving meal all thanks to one Auburn police officer, his friends, and the community at large.  School Resource Officer ...read more
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Students at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse are helping to shape the future of parks in the City of Auburn.  Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason said on Friday's Fi...read more
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Thanksgiving week brings a change to the weekly routine in the City of Auburn. City Clerk Chuck Mason on Friday's Finger Lakes Morning News reminded you of the holiday trash schedule. [audio:112115...read more
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Even though the holiday season is right around the corner, it's a busy time for Auburn City Council and city government.  City Clerk Chuck Mason on Friday's Finger Lakes Morning News said council...read more
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Ongoing cooperation between Auburn Police and the Cayuga County Sheriffs Office and a unanimous vote Thursday by Auburn City Council could get the police department's Emergency Response Team back on t...read more
A Hannibal man is facing a long prison stretch after confessing to the gunpoint robbery of a gas station and the burglary of a campsite, last year.   According to the Auburn Citizen,  2...read more
After several hours of deliberation, Thursday, a Cayuga County jury convicted a 34 year-old Auburn Prison inmate of possessing a weapon fashioned out of a plastic toothbrush, which he used in a fight ...read more
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It's getting colder and you've probably turned up the thermostat to stay warm. But if you're worried about paying for you heating bills this winter, the Cayuga Seneca Community Action Agency is ready ...read more
The Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop in Auburn and Seneca Falls closed abruptly on Wednesday, two of a number of the Canadian-based coffee shops shuttered across central New York. Tim Hortons corporat...read more
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A Cayuga County man is now a multimillionaire. Retired electrician Richard Loveless of Port Byron managed to stay out of the limelight for a full month after winning a $42.5 million dollar New York L...read more
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The open enrollment period for health care plans is underway, and the Cayuga-Seneca Community Action Agency is here to help you decide on the best plan for you and your family. CSCAA spokeswoman Lydia...read more
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The Auburn School Board on Tuesday unanimously voted in favor of the proposition to put the votes on the sale of the West Middle School and the capital project to install sports turf at Holland Stadiu...read more
Sharing child pornography over the Internet will earn an Auburn man up to four years in prison when he's sentenced on January 19th.  25 year-old David Leigh entered a guilty plea in Cayuga County...read more
85 year-old William LeVea, convicted of aggravated vehicular homicide five years ago, will remain in prison after the New York State Parole Board rejected his application seeking a hearing to make his...read more
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There's some good news coming out of the Auburn Police Department's October statistics report.  While the number of calls for service last month was up by about 300 over September, most areas of ...read more
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Monday's public forum held by the Cayuga County Manure Management Working Group featured input from both city residents and large and small farm owners from across the county.[audio:11171540520-Wright...read more
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It's been nearly a month, but on Wednesday we will finally learn who hit the jackpot in the 42 point 5 million dollar Lotto drawing.  Lottery spokeswoman Carolyn Hapeman says Yolanda Vega of the ...read more
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Voters in the Weedsport school district will have a chance to speak out next month prior to a referendum vote on a massive capital improvement project totaling nearly $15 million.  The bulk of th...read more
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The current Auburn City Council is dealing with a number of issues as their term winds down.  One issue discussed at Thursday's City Council meeting is the Management Ordinace for 14 upper mana...read more
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The combination of Veterans Day and Thanksgiving mean changes to the trash collection schedule in the City of Auburn.  On Friday's Finger Lakes Morning News on Friday, City Clerk Chuck Mason sa...read more
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Its two weeks until Thanksgiving weekend and the 29th annual Auburn Downtown BID Holiday Parade and Family Fun Day. Jesse Kline dropped by the Finger Lakes Morning News on Thursday and said the even...read more
The New York State Police Community Narcotics Enforcement Unit is asking for your help in identifying three possible suspects in connection with a marijuana growing operation located in Cayuga Count...read more
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Unity House of Cayuga County is using a pair of $15,000 grants to undertake the process of evaluating job descriptions and the salary structure of senior staff members, including Director of Marketi...read more
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A pair of grants totaling 30 thousand dollars will enable Unity House of Cayuga County a chance to undertake an evaluation of the agency's job descriptions and salary structure.  Director of Mark...read more
The New York State Police Community Narcotics Enforcement Unit is asking for your help in identifying three possible suspects in connection with a marijuana growing operation located in Cayuga County....read more
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The Cayuga County Manure Management Work Group is seeking the public's input on the Improving Manure Management report, A Fourteen-Point County wide Agenda for Action to keep the water clean.  Pr...read more
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Auburn City Council received some good financial news at Thursday's council meeting.  City Clerk Chuck Mason said on this morning's Finger Lakes Morning News that an independent audit of the city...read more
State Senator Michael Nozzolio might just be the most farm-friendly lawmaker in the state.  Ever since his election to the Senate, Nozzolio has received the New York State Farm Bureau's annual ...read more
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The holiday season is fast approaching, which means it's almost time for the 29th Auburn Downtown BID's Holiday Parade and Family Fun Day. On Thursday's Finger Lakes Morning News, Jesse Kline said it ...read more
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Cayuga County Sheriff David Gould touched on a number of topics in his Thursday appearance on the Finger Lakes Morning News, including scammers who are targeting the elderly.  Even a member of hi...read more
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It may be one of Auburn's best kept secret success stories, but Cayuga Centers still needs your help. The child services agency is hosting its annual Casino Night later this month to raise funds for i...read more
It's still unofficial, but it looks as though incumbent Republican Mike Didio will hold on to his District 14 seat in the Cayuga County Legislature. Cayuga County election officials counted absentee b...read more
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Newly elected Cayuga County Legislator Aileen McNabb-Coleman was part of the Democrat juggernaut on Election Day.  On Wednesday's Finger Lakes Morning News, the first time lawmaker said voters ga...read more
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Congressman John Katko says an amendment to the landmark House transportation bill that cuts funding for mass transit in New York and a half dozen other Northeast states would be devastating for the C...read more
Health officials in Cayuga County are encouraging everyone to get the seasonal flu vaccine. The annual vaccine is recommended by the Centers for Disease Control for individuals 6 months of age and old...read more
29 year-old Brandon Teska of Cato learned the hard way that Cayuga County has no sympathy for individuals in possession of child pornography. Teska was sentenced, Tuesday morning, in Cayuga County C...read more
The Unity Council of the Cayuga Nation assured law enforcement, Tuesday, that three fugitives being sought in connection with a September dispute that led to violence, are not holed up on Nation terri...read more
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A week after losing in a landslide to incumbent Auburn mayor Mike Quill, Tim Lattimore appeared on Tuesday's Finger Lakes Morning News and said political newcomer Jimmy Giannettino was the key to the ...read more
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We now know what it is and what it means.  The Auburn sculptor responsible for the new statue in Seneca Falls is happy that it has people talking. Audrey Iwaniki appeared on Tuesday's Finger Lak...read more
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He's a newcomer to the political arena, but he captured the most votes of any candidate for Auburn City Council.  Jimmy Giannettino appeared on the Finger Lakes Morning News on Tuesday, and said ...read more
On September 10, 2015, Seneca County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to 2906 County Road 124 in the Town of Varick, New York for the report of shots fired. Arriving units determined that a co...read more
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Auburn City Councilor-elect Dia Carabajal says it's a steep learning curve for her as she gets up to speed prior to being sworn in on New Year's Day.[audio:110915103622-1109Carabajal1.mp3] [/audio]Sh...read more
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To many, it seemed like it would never happen. Despite the obstacles in its path, the Town of Mentz on Sunday dedicated its Veterans Memorial some four years after the idea was first proposed. Memor...read more
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The leaves have changed colors and most have fallen to the ground, so now comes time to rake. Fortunately, the weather has made the chore a little more enjoyable, but residents of Auburn are reminded ...read more
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They experienced a range of emotions, now they're ready to move forward and rebuild their house of worship. That is the word from Pastor Harry Dow after fire ripped through the Half Acre Union Churc...read more
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Auburn residents should be aware of schedule changes due to Veterans' Day next Wednesday. City Clerk Chuck Mason says you'll have to make sure that your trash is put to the curb on the right day.[au...read more
Cayuga County Sheriff Dave Gould and Cayuga County District Attorney Jon Budelmann issued a joint statement on Friday making it clear that "criminal laws that apply throughout the State of New York ap...read more
A fight in a classroom between two students on Friday morning at Cato-Meridian resulted in an injury to one of the students and forced the school to go into lockdown mode, referred to as a "shelter-...read more
A major narcotics bust in Cayuga County. Acting on a search warrant, the Cayuga County Sheriff's Office SWAT team and the Auburn Police's Finger Lakes Drug Task Force hit a high volume drug traffick...read more
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Its been ten years since the somewhat inauspicious debut of the Auburn Public Theater. Artistic Director Angela Daddabbo dropped by the Finger Lakes Morning News show on Friday and said they bought ...read more
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The Auburn City Council approved upgrades to its aging landfill site at Thursday's City Council meeting. City Clerk Chuck Mason said on Friday's Finger Lakes Morning News the improvements are a nece...read more
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The state fire investigator looking into the cause of Thursday's fire at the Half Acre Union Church in Aurelius says it will be some time until the cause of the blaze is determined. Jim Ryan says anal...read more
Tonight’s the night as professional wrestling returns to Auburn with the Prison City Slam at Auburn High School. WWE Hall of Famers Mick Foley and Jerry “The King” Lawler will be on...read more
Cayuga County Sheriff's Deputies Wednesday busted up an alleged prostitution ring operating in the Town of Locke and have arrested four suspects, including three men and one woman. The investigation w...read more
A former Department of Corrections officer, Thursday, entered a plea of guilty to fraudulently obtaining over 56-thousand dollars in Worker's Compensation benefits by lying about his employment status...read more
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The Cayuga Recycles event held last month was a huge success, the latest in a record year for recycling in the county, according to County environmental engineer Bruce Natale.[audio:110515113704-Natal...read more
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Auburn Mayor Mike Quill led a Democrat sweep of the election results in the city on Tuesday. On Wednesday's Finger Lakes Morning News, he offered his thoughts on why voters brought in the first all-De...read more
Here are the links to Finger Lakes Area County Board of Elections webstes that provide updated election results. Check back several times, or click refresh to see the latest election results. Listen...read more
(AUBURN) -- The Auburn Police Department is asking for your help in identifying the suspect wanted for questioning in the investigation of criminal mischief to the glass doors of Lynch’s Furnitu...read more
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A Cayuga Community College film student is in the running for a statewide honor. Producer-Director Courtney Walker's short film "Stressed Out" is vying for the title best 48-hour film in New York Stat...read more
Democratic Incumbent Mayor Michael Quill has held off the challenge of Republican Tim Lattimore in the Auburn Mayor's race.  18 of 18 districts counted: Quill:  2851 (60.81%) Lattimore: 1...read more
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Auburn City Manager Doug Selby says no matter the results of today's election, he and his staff will be ready for the transition to the new City Council that will take the oath of office in January.[a...read more
Congratulations to Executive Director Meg Vanek and the staff at the Cayuga County Office of Tourism after the Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail was recognized with a Tourism Excellence Award from the Ne...read more
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With temperatures hitting the 60's and 70's this week, it's hard to think of winter, but Auburn City Manager Doug Selby says it's something city officials ponder just about every day.[audio:1103159174...read more
New York State Police say the 31 year-old operator of a motorcycle that collided with a pickup truck on Thursday afternoon was intoxicated.   Troopers charged Keith House of Weedsport with f...read more
The driver of a 2012 Dodge pickup truck escaped injury, Monday night, when his eastbound vehicle suddenly burst into flames about 13 miles east of the Weedsport Thruway exit.  State Police say th...read more
State Police at Troop E headquarters in Canandaigua remind people who have seasonal homes in the Finger Lakes that they can take part in the State Police Posted Property Program. Troopers can check on...read more
A pair of electrical fires at the Auburn Correctional Facility reported around 2 a.m. Saturday morning are under investigation.  The Auburn Fire Department quickly brought the fire under control ...read more
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If you're a parent or the guardian of a small child, you'll want to listen to this Halloween safety message in its entirety from former Seneca Falls Police Chief Fred Capozzi.  Capozzi was inte...read more
Democrat Steve Williams says his opponent, Congressman John Katko's support of Paul Ryan to be House Speaker is a "bad deal for Central New York."  Williams cited Ryan's "extreme right-wing agend...read more
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Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul spent a few hours in Auburn today looking around downtown and discussing tourism opportunities with City leaders.  Another reason for the trip, she is endorsing Mayor Mike...read more
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Close to 1000 at-need youngsters in Cayuga County will be a lot warmer this winter thanks to the Warm the Children program. The campaign is a joint effort between The Citizen, Auburn Cayuga County Rot...read more
Concerns of groundwater contamination in Cayuga County were put to rest when the state Health Department issued a report, this week, that soil vapor pollution "is not expected to harm people's healt...read more
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The water is back on after a water main break on Grant Avenue in Auburn on Tuesday night, but the work isn't finished.  Crews found a broken valve that'll need to be replaced and that's going to ...read more
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After eight years as the face of the Auburn Downtown Business Improvement District, Connie Reilly says she's looking forward to retirement. Last week, Mayor Mike Quill and City Council presented an em...read more
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A local Republican lawmaker says despite what Cayuga County Democrats claim, he won't be beholden to downstate interests. On Wednesday, County Democratic Committee Chairman Ian Phillips accused the GO...read more
The U.S. House of Representatives, Wednesday, passed the Northern Border Security Review Act, a bipartisan measure introduced by Congressman John Katko.  The bill, the seventh sponsored by Katko ...read more
Cayuga County residents are being warned about an "IRS Impersonation scam" that attempts to scare unwitting victims into giving credit card information over the phone to fake IRS agents.   ...read more
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With less than a week until election day, the chair of the Cayuga County Democratic Committee wants Republican mayoral candidate Tim Lattimore to reveal who paid for a recent mass mailing to county vo...read more
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In an effort to save time and money, the Auburn School Board decided Tuesday that voters will cast ballots on a pair of propositions in January. By holding one vote in one location on the proposed sal...read more
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Auburn City Councilman Peter Ruzicka says if he's returned for a second term next Tuesday he'll continue his effort to keep spending at City Hall in check. On Wednesday's Finger Lakes Morning News, th...read more
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The Cayuga County Manure Management Working Group released its draft action agenda last week, following five months of meetings. Judy Wright of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cayuga County appeared ...read more
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The manhunt continues for the suspect in a home invasion last Thursday night in the town of Mentz. Cayuga County Sheriff's Lieutenant Brian Schenk says the pubic should not approach the suspect, who s...read more
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The Executive Director of Cayuga Strategic Solutions is hoping that Cayuga County will hit the economic development jackpot.  Andrew Fish says the County is a member of one of seven upstate regio...read more
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A Republican Cayuga County lawmaker seeking reelection next week says water quality is one of the major issues voters should focus on. Mike Didio says his quest for public office began a decade ago, w...read more
A crackdown on prostitution in Wayne County has led to the arrest of eight people, including 51 year-old Ricky Lee Pender of Auburn. He was charged with Third Degree Patronizing a Prostitute. Accordin...read more
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The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office and State Police are hunting an armed intruder following a home invasion last night on Haiti Road in the town of Mentz. Cayuga County Sheriff David Gould says the ma...read more
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(AUBURN) -- On the night Auburn City Council honored outgoing Downtown Business Improvement District Director Connie Reilley, City Clerk Chuck Mason says Council received positive news from the Histor...read more
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It's not too late for Cayuga County residents to register for Saturday's hazardous waste disposal event hosted by the county and the Cornell Cooperative Extension. Stefan Lutter from the Extension app...read more
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(AUBURN) -- We have a winner.  The Auburn Citizen reports an Cayuga County couple holds the winning ticket in Saturday's New York State Lotto.  Auburn attorney Dennis Sedor is representing t...read more
(Skaneateles) -- There is some less than flattering findings in an audit of the Skaneateles Central School District conducted by the office of State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.  A report release...read more
Sales tax revenue in Cayuga County is off from this time last year. County Administrator Suzanne Sinclair is quoted in the Citizen as saying that's a concern heading into the Holiday shopping season. ...read more
Four Cayuga County Girls Scouts have earned one of Girl Scouting's highest honors by doing fixup work at Camp Hoover in Tully. Katie Colarocco, Emily Hoeck, Elaine Hurd, and Michaela Maxwell from Girl...read more
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Auburn School Board President Michael McCole on Tuesday's Finger Lakes Morning News talked about dealing with potential threats posted by students on social media, just days after an implied threat of...read more
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The Cayuga County Office of Tourism today released a new historic walking tour brochure which highlights the history and architecture on South Street. Executive Director Meg Vanek said on the Finger L...read more
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There are numerous studies that have been done around the world, but no evidence that links health issues, including cancer, to the ground rubber used to pad the artifical turf planned for Auburn's Ho...read more
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Small businesses in the Finger Lakes region will be showcased at next month's Finger Lakes Entrepreneurial Expo.  Organizer Kim Manrow says the Expo will allow businesses to show their impact ext...read more
The winning ticket worth $42.5 million in the October 17 Lotto drawing was sold in Cayuga County, according to state officials.  The ticket was purchased at the Pit Stop on North Street in Weedsp...read more
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The field is starting to get crowded. Syracuse lawyer Steve Williams today became the third Democrat to announce he is seeking the 24th Congressional District seat now held by freshman Republican Jo...read more
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You have a chance on Saturday to get rid of those unwanted hazardous materials that seem to gather in your household.  Cayuga County and Cornell Cooperative Extension are holding a waste collecti...read more
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One of the incumbent Republicans on the Auburn City Council is hoping for a second term so he can continue his efforts to keep spending at Memorial City Hall under control. John Camardo appeared on Mo...read more
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The problem is still very much out there. People going to bed hungry every night. Catholic Charities of the Finger Lakes Thursday night will be hosting an Empty Bowl dinner at Sacred Heart Church in A...read more
The Auburn Police Department's Patrol Division and the Finger Lakes Drug Task Force wrapped up several investigations involving the use of heroin, cocaine and marijuana. The investigation dealt with a...read more
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How about this type of exposure for the Finger Lakes. The Food Network's website has uploaded a series of photos with corresponding information on places to eat and drink when visiting the Finger Lake...read more
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For the second consecutive year the City of Auburn's fiscal year that ended on June 30th ended with a budget surplus.  On Friday's Finger Lakes Morning News, City Clerk Chuck Mason said the 1.5 m...read more
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Former Auburn Mayor Tim Lattimore hopes the third time is the charm as he runs against incumbent Mayor Michael Quill. Appearing on the Friday Finger Lakes Morning News, he said he considered running f...read more
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        Auburn City Council took a step forward on the 1 to 7 State Street project at Thursday's City Council meeting. City Clerk Chuck Mason said on Friday's Finger Lakes Mo...read more
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One of the Democrats vying for a seat on Auburn City Council says her two terms on the Auburn School Board will serve her well at City Hall. Dia Carabajal said on Friday's Finger Lakes Morning News th...read more
Wells College in Aurora went into lockdown around 1:30 this afternoon in reaction to a phone threat. Carl Pelton, the father of a Wells student, was thought to be heading for the college. The school ...read more
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Auburn Mayor Michael Quill and the other Democrats running for city office on November 3rd recently received a first-ever endorsement from the unions representing the city's police, firefighters and c...read more
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Cayuga County District Attorney Jon Budelmann focused on the growing heroin epidemic in the region during his appearance Thursday on the Finger Lakes Morning News.  The veteran prosecutor said th...read more
25-year old Jeffrey Marshall is charged with 4th degree Grand Larceny and 2nd degree Identity Theft as well as Petit Larceny following an investigation by Auburn Police. Video surveillance from severa...read more
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The annual Flavors of the Finger Lakes to benefit St. Joseph School happens Saturday night at the Falcons in Auburn. On Wednesday's Finger Lakes Morning News, Megan Vitale said there should be no one ...read more
Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft at the Fingerlakes Mall is planning to close its doors, probably after the holiday season. The Auburn Citizen reports that Jo-Ann locations in Oswego and Webster will also be...read more
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The Democratic candidate seeking to unseat Cayuga County Legislature Sixth District incumbent Joseph Runkle says it's time to end the all-male makeup of the body. Aileen McNabb-Coleman appeared on Tue...read more
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Last Thursday, 10 State Troopers graduated from the New York State Police Canine Training Facility in Cooperstown.  The canines and their handlers underwent 20 weeks of training, which included i...read more
A Cayuga County man, being held on $50,000 bail, is accused of firing a shotgun at his girlfriend during a violent domestic argument, over the weekend. State Police arrested 45 year-old Michael Dec on...read more
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A family-owned business in Auburn has evolved over the 100 years since it opened its doors. Michael Trapani says he and his wife Molly are third-and-a-half generation owners of The Jacobs Press. Trapa...read more
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One of the world's most recognized solo pianists brings his talent to Auburn on Thursday and Friday. Show goers attending George Winston's shows at the Auburn Public Theater are asked to bring canned ...read more
Varick Town Supervisor Bob Hayssen is calling on all factions of the Cayuga Indian Nation to come to the table and start a dialogue to end the 25-years of disregard for the good people of Seneca Count...read more
Auburn's Heroin Awareness Walk struck a sobering chord of remembrance and loss as hundreds of people paid silent tribute to the victims of the powerful street drug that has devastated far too many fam...read more
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The Auburn City Council formally proclaimed Fire Prevention Week at its Thursday night meeting. City Clerk Chuck Mason says the theme this year encourages everyone to put smoke detectors where you'll ...read more
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Hundreds of concerned residents of Auburn and the region will walk Saturday morning to raise awareness of the growing heroin epidemic. Kevin Jones is one of the organizers of the Heroin Awareness Walk...read more
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A proposal to erect street signs in Emerson Park is a step closer to happening this week after the County Operations Committee approved the resolution on Tuesday. Parks and Trails Superintendent Gary ...read more
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The new Executive Director of the Auburn Downtown Business Improvement District has been on the job for less than a week, and already she is hearing from business owners and residents. Stephanie DeVit...read more
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A number of Auburn residents and business people have formed an ad-hoc committee to raise awareness of the heroin problem in the region.  Mary Ann Giacona is the owner of The Center on Hoffman St...read more
The November 3rd election is fast approaching, but the deadline to register to vote will arrive even sooner.  The  Cayuga County Board of Elections reminds all eligible voters that this Frid...read more
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The young talent of Central New York will perform Sunday afternoon at the Landmark Theater in Syracuse as News Channel 9 anchor Carrie Lazarus hosts her Extraordinary Live show beginning at 3 o'clock....read more
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The Cayuga County Labor Council and the labor groups representing city workers on Tuesday announced their unified support of Democratic ticket for the November 3rd civic election. At a news conference...read more
TRW Automotive has submitted a Brownfield Cleanup Application and Remedial Investigation Work Plan to the State Department of Environmental Conservation. The applications are for the company's former ...read more
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Runners and walkers of all abilities will have the chance Saturday to commune with nature at the 3rd annual Montezuma 5K Run/Walk. Committee member Margaret Sullivan visited the Finger Lakes Morning N...read more
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The new Chief Financial Officer at Cayuga Lake National Bank is following the path set by Repubican presidential candidate and former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina. Kelly Wade began her banking ca...read more
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Auburn City Manager Doug Selby says there are a number of big projects currently underway across the city. Appearing on Tuesday's Finger Lakes Morning News, Selby says the water treatment plant projec...read more
Battery-operated, plush animals-on-wheels are rolling around Fingerlakes Mall and they're not just for the kiddies.  Steered by handlebars and traveling at the speed of a person walking;  ...read more
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 The Auburn Sports Boosters have formed a tag team with Northeast Wrestling to bring pro wrestling to the Prison City.  Spokesman Bob Guzewicz  says the Prison City Slam event on Novemb...read more
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The Auburn City Council reappointed members of two boards during Thursday's council meeting. City Clerk Chuck Mason appeared Friday on the Finger Lakes Morning News show and told Steve Penstone the Hu...read more
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The Auburn Downtown Business Improvement District has a new Executive Director. Retiring BID Director Connie Reilley announced Thursday that Stephanie DeVito will leave her post as the Communications ...read more
Cayuga County officials took advantage of Governor Cuomo's "Capital for a Day" event on Wednesday by calling on the administration to play a greater role in the development of the Harriet Tubman Natio...read more
    An alleged Auburn drug dealer wanted on an indictment warrant was spotted casually walking down Seymour Street Tuesday afternoon. Police stopped and questioned Tyrone  Mathews a...read more
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The Community Italian-American Organization, more commonly known as C.I.A.O, is hosting its annual Christopher Columbus Testimonial Dinner on Sunday October 11.  Appearing Wednesday on the Finge...read more
Central New York is set to take its position as Governor Cuomo's ‘Capital for a Day.' Later this morning, Governor Andrew Cuomo along with some of his top commissioners will be in the Syracuse ...read more
A grant of $20,000 has been awarded to the Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency's Domestic Violence Services Department from the Mary Kay Foundation. The local shelter is one of 150 to receive fundin...read more
An Auburn Police Officer and three Corrections Officers at the Auburn State Prison are currently off the job after being arrested following an incident at Letchworth State Park on the September 18th w...read more
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  Judge Craig Doran has been an Ontario County Judge since 1999 and he is looking for broader responsibilities. He is running for State Supreme Court Justice for the eight county 7th Judicial ...read more
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Once again this year, the Cayuga-Seneca Community Action Agency is teaming with the Rotary Clubs of Cayuga County and The Citizen to provide warm winter clothing to needy children. Appearing on the ...read more
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Non-traditional candidates aren't just running for the White House. One of four candidates for two seats on Auburn City Council is taking his first foray into local politics. Democrat Jimmy Giannettin...read more
Work crews accidentally ruptured a gas line while digging beneath Grant Avenue in downtown Auburn around 2:30 Monday afternoon. The fire department was notified as a precaution and utility workers wer...read more
A desperate attempt to elude police came to a crashing halt Sunday afternoon when a Skaneateles man, behind the wheel of a stolen pickup truck, found himself in a tight spot that he couldn't escape. &...read more
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The new report from the Cayuga Economic Development Agency shows the local economy on the upswing. Auburn City Clerk says you can see growth all around town.[audio:92715100450-mason.mp3] [/audio]Ther...read more
SENECA FALLS, N.Y. (Sept. 23, 2015) – The first class of the ITT Goulds Pumps advanced manufacturing machinist program, a partnership with Finger Lakes Community College, graduated on Sept. 18 i...read more
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October is domestic violence awareness month and the Cayuga-Seneca Community Action Agency will get an early start with its second annual Purple Tie fundraiser Friday night at the Springside Inn in ...read more
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Cayuga County is moving ahead with plans to replace the aging wooden boat ramp in Emerson Park. Building and Grounds Superintendent Gary Duckett says the county has combined two state grants for the n...read more
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Auburn city leaders want your feedback on what to do with the former Kalet Department Store property on State Street. There is a public forum tonight.  Chamber Executive Director Andrew Fish s...read more
If it's finally time for you to replace your Commodore 64, head to the Electronics Recycling Collection Event on Saturday From 9 to 2 at the Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES Campus on West Genesee Street in Aubu...read more
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  Saturday's Finger Lakes Mud Run at the 160 acre Everest Park near Auburn will raise money for the upkeep of the Brian Bisgrove Home of Courage on the grounds. The huge log cabin is a living ...read more
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Child abuse is a subject that's hard to talk about and sometimes even harder to spot. But, there are warning signs that people need to be aware of. Julie Champion is with Child and Family Resources:...read more
Three cows were killed when a truck overturned on Broadway Road in the Cayuga County town of Sennett on Thursday night around 11 pm. Police closed down State Route 20 for more than five hours betwee...read more
Grape growers around the Finger Lakes have been basking in the sunshine for nearly two months of dry weather and, now, with harvest time upon us, some vineyards in Cayuga County would like to see ab...read more
  They hope to spark it back to life by April or May of 2017. The Auburn City Council has accepted a 1.2 million dollar grant from the Empire State Development agency to re-power the North Div...read more
Police continue to investigate an accident in the Town Of Sennett that led to Route 20 being closed for five hours over night. Around 11 o'clock last night, a truck overturned on the highway between...read more
UPDATE:  12:18PM, 9-17-15 An Auburn man was killed Wednesday afternoon when his car - eastbound on Routes 5 & 20 in the area of the Montezuma Flats in the Town of Tyre crossed the center lin...read more
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Syracuse University Social Work Professor Eric Kingson has launched his campaign for Congress. He is seeking the Democratic nomination in the 24th Congressional District next year. The 69 year old Kin...read more
Some 20 members of the public came out for the Auburn School District's 'show and tell' forum Tuesday night. They looked over the 2.2 million dollar proposal to renovate Holland Stadium including th...read more
The City of Auburn is looking to spend some 5 million dollars in state, federal and borrowed money to install smart grid technology and make facility improvements to the  North Division Street ...read more
A study by the Cayuga County Health Department has found that the crosswalks that are painted red in downtown Auburn are making it safer for pedestrians to cross city streets. According to Deanna Ho...read more
West Nile Virus has been detected in the blood stream of a horse in Cayuga County. According to the Cayuga County Health Department, the horse was infected with the mosquito-borne virus at a property ...read more
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  Should they spend between $2.1 and $2.7 million dollars to upgrade Auburn's Holland Stadium, including the addition of field turf? There is a public forum Tuesday night at 7 in the High Scho...read more
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Time to clear the bases if you will. The Auburn Doubledays, who finished the season last week, are inviting folks out to Falcon Park Saturday for a community garage sale from 10 to 3. General Manage...read more
Cayuga County Sheriff’s continue an investigation involving reports of vandalism in the Town of Sennett. Earlier this week, a pay loader parked on North Street Road was damaged. The heavy mach...read more
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  The 30th annual Central New York Tomato Fest is Saturday and Sunday at Emerson Park on Owasco Lake in Auburn. Festival spokesperson Gilda Brower tells us among other things  they will...read more
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    The old Kalet site at 17 State Street in Auburn has reverted to city ownership after long drawn out efforts to build a performing arts complex there failed. City Clerk Chuck Mason te...read more
Thursday was Primary Election day and the results for most of the Finger Lakes are available online.  Below are links to the election results for Cayuga, Ontario, Seneca and Yates Counties. ...read more
After being found guilty by a Cayuga County jury, Charles Baker of Auburn is facing up to seven years behind bars.  According to the Auburn Citizen, Baker was convicted of ten of the 17 charges r...read more
The first Democrat to enter the race for the Democratic nomination in the 24th Congressional District will officially launch his campaign, next Wednesday, in Syracuse.  Eric Kingson, a Syracuse U...read more
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People across the Finger Lakes will spend a few quiet moments Friday remembering the lives lost on September 11th, 2001. Geneva holds its 9/11 remembrance on Long Pier Friday Morning at 10. Police ...read more
  Chicago's Hill-Rom Holdings late yesterday announced they have completed their $2.05 billion dollar acquisition of Welch Allyn. In a news release they praised Welch Allyn as a company with "...read more
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    They go into campaign mode this week.  Auburn School officials will have an information tent set up Friday night at Holland Stadium to promote passage of a measure this winter s...read more
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New Cayuga Community College President Brian Durant fully backs the new P TECH program being introduced for Auburn High students this fall. P TECH or "Pathways in Technology Early College in High Sc...read more
UPDATE: New York State Troop E was the lead on the investigation, and their barracks out of Moravia handled the incident. The extent of injuries, the victims names, and the cause of the accident is ...read more
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    No it's not the same kind of water chestnut you get with Asian cuisines. The Cayuga Lake Watershed Network reports the discovery last month of Invasive Water Chestnut plants on the...read more
The United Way of Cayuga County is looking to raise at least $900,000 to benefit 34-different programs.  Last year the campaign raised over a million dollars.  The theme of this year's cam...read more
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    As he gets acquainted with the school new Cayuga Community College President Brian Durant promises to take a hard look at facility needs on both the Auburn and Fulton Campuses  ...read more
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    As a new school year is about to start, Auburn School leaders are hoping for big things from the P-Tech program . P Tech stands for   "Pathways in Technology Early College ...read more
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    He has to take some unexpected time off. Auburn Mayor Mike Quill tells us  City Manager Doug Selby is recovering from an emergency operation Friday night for an undisclosed medi...read more
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Brian Durant has had two weeks to get settled into his new job as President of Cayuga Community College. There are approximately 4,000 full-time and part-time students. Degree programs include libera...read more
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They have tried every which way since last May to raise 100-thousand by an October 1st deadline. The odds don't look good right now according to Kathy Sheils from the Southern Cayuga School District...read more
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City leaders in Auburn are holding  a public information meeting  at City Hall Wednesday to review plans for a major repaving project that's sure to disrupt driving habits next summer. ...read more
The woman who was shot and injured during a live interview in which two journalists were murdered in Roanoke, Va., Wednesday is a native of Cayuga County. 61-year old Vicki Gardner lists Union Spring...read more
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      If you have been tooling around the internet in the last couple days you may have noticed the Downtown Auburn Business Improvement District has a fresh look to their website....read more
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The Auburn School District has gotten an offer to buy the vacant West Middle School.  Plans for the former school were discussed last night by the Auburn Enlarged City School District Board of Ed...read more
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      There is a proposal now on the table to add artificial turf at Auburn's Holland Stadium at a base cost of 2.1 million dollars. School District Superintendent Jeffrey Pirozzol...read more
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In the year 2020, a woman's image will appear on U.S. paper currency for the first time in more than 100 years, and the overwhelming favorite is Auburn's legendary abolitionist and former slave, Harri...read more
 JERKY THIEVES    RDR         New York State Police this afternoon released store security pictures of two men who  walked into the Kinney Drug St...read more
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    Pick one up. Slap one on.  Auburn’s Historic and Cultural Sites Commission had ordered up  new bumper stickers featuring the ‘History’s Hometown’ lo...read more
Centro will be operating a special hourly shuttle service from the Finger Lakes Mall in Auburn to the State Fair starting Thursday. The Park and Ride Express leaves from the Mall's East Entrance on th...read more
    The Auburn School Board will get a committee report Tuesday night on the idea of putting down artificial turf at Holland Stadium . School  Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo feels th...read more
Next month marks two years since a court ruled that the sale of theThomas Cole painting "Portage Falls on the Genesee" would not be permitted under terms of the bequest to the Emerson Foundation in th...read more
The Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail, the brainchild of the Cayuga County Office of Tourism, took seventh place in the USA Today's 10Best Readers Choice poll for the Best Food Trail in the country. ...read more
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U.S. Treasury Secretary, Jack Lew, is planning to put a woman's face on the $10 bill.  The redesigned bill will go into circulation in 2020 to coincide with the Centennial of the passage of the 1...read more
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A road rage killer stays in prison . The State Parole Board has denied parole release  for William LeVea, the 83-year-old at the wheel of a deadly drunk driving crash in 2009 in Cato that killed ...read more
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        It's one of the longest running community celebrations in the Finger Lakes . The 30th annual Central New York Tomato Fest is coming up  September 12th and 13th f...read more
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In the next couple weeks, the annual marijuana patrol will take to the air. The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office and Air 1 in Onondaga County team up every fall to search for pot being grown in the area...read more
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An investigation of insurance fraud in Cayuga County has resulted today in the arrest of a corrections officer. 28-year-old Thomas Larrabee was arrested this morning. The Central Square man, who wor...read more
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You call a cab, they pick you up, but what do you know about the driver? The Auburn City Council is voting on a resolution tonight that would require cabbies to be fingerprinted and get a background...read more
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The Red Cross has a big problem... blood donations are dwindling. Rosie Taravella is the CEO of the Central and Western New York Red Cross. Taravella says there's always a slowdown in the summer.[au...read more
The Auburn City Council will formally proclaim today "Bill Carey Day" in Auburn in honor of the highly-respected central New York journalist who earlier this month died of cancer. Mayor Mike Quill say...read more
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In the spring of 2014, 200-thousand-dollars was reserved in the state budget for restoration of the Dutch Hollow Brook Watershed at Owasco Lake. Fast forward over a year and the money is still tied up...read more
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After 30 years, Bill Speck is retiring from Cayuga Onondaga BOCES this fall. Speck tells Finger Lakes News Radio the district superintendent is a big role to fill.[audio:8191545457-billspeck.mp3] [...read more
The Town of Brutus is getting some competition for its seat in the Cayuga County Legislature. Chris Petrus has announced he's running for the 4th District seat as a Republican. He's going up against M...read more
Stealing a 55 inch flat-screen television in broad daylight is taking a chance that someone will see you doing it.  That's allegedly what happened to 36 year-old Randy Grader of Auburn, who was a...read more
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Last Wednesday when the Family Video store at North and Exchange Streets in Geneva was held up by a heavy set  woman wearing black yoga pants and a dark hoodie? Police Lt. Eric  Heieck says ...read more
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Three Cayuga County residents are looking to replace one vacant seat on the Auburn school board. Fred Cornelius, Jeff Herrick, and Dan Lovell have applied. School Board President Michael McCole says...read more
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He's getting settled in as the new superintendent of Auburn schools, but Jeff Pirozzolo is still wearing another hat. Pirozzolo remains assistant superintendent for personnel, a job he's had since 200...read more
A 19-year-old Auburn woman was seriouslu injured last night while crossing the street. Police say the woman, whose name has not been released, was crossing East Genesee Street near North Fulton Stre...read more
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The new superintendent of Auburn schools is settling into his new job. On the Finger Lakes Morning News today on 98.1/1590 WAUB, Jeff Pirozzolo discussed his vision for the district for the next sever...read more
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It's been done as a stage show and as a film many times -- Sweeney Todd. It's coming to the Merry Go Round Playhouse beginning August 19th as part of the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival. Sweeney...read more
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It’s time to update and upgrade some of the facilities and exhibits at the Sterling Nature Center. Director Jim D’Angelo says they are drafting designs of a new Interpretive Center and dis...read more
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Docent and Collections Assistant Julisa Stone with the Cayuga Museum says 2015 has been significant for them in terms of collaboration with the Cayuga Seneca Action Committee and the Seward House earl...read more
The Harriet Tubman Home in Auburn got some help this week when the Governor signed into law legislation that will allow the historic residence to have a sign posted along the New York State Thruway....read more
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Downtown Auburn will be packed next Friday night with people for the annual Downtown Auburn Mile, which is organized by the YMCA. Little different layout this year. Wellness Director Jill Payne tells ...read more
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    You'll see them all over the Finger Lakes over the next few days. The National Wine Bloggers Conference is taking place in Corning and participants will be fanning out to area vineya...read more
Peddlers and solicitors are the subject tonight of the weekly city council meeting in Auburn. Councilors will vote on a resolution that would require street peddlers to apply for a license. The appl...read more
A 62 year-old Auburn man continues to recover from a freak accident, last week, at a Sennett sports club that sent him to the hospital with a gun shot wound to the head.  Patrick Shea and his br...read more
Auburn will be one of several cities hosting Town Hall meetings on the 26th in conjunction with the effort to put a woman on the 20 dollar bill. The 26th is Women's Equailty Day. The local event is ...read more
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    Republican Cayuga County Legislator Tim Lattimore wants to reclaim his old office , so for a 3rd time he is going head to head with Mayor Mike Quill in November. Economic Development...read more
It took Bridgette Hobart Janeczko 20 1/2 hours to conquer Cayuga Lake, this past weekend, and now it's on to Seneca Lake for the 52 year-old New Jersey business executive.  Janeczko, who grew up...read more
Food trucks are all the rage and it's no surprise that the fad has found its way to Auburn in a big way.  Would you believe a food truck rodeo?  On Saturday, August 22 from 2 to 6 pm, the Ca...read more
A 42 year-old Auburn man was sentenced, Tuesday, to serve 3 and one-half years in prison with two years of post-release supervision after pleading guilty in June to one count of third-degree criminal ...read more
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A Brutus child rape suspect entered a pair of guilty pleas in Cayuga County Court today and will avoid going to trial next week. 36 year old Andrew Laury pled guilty to two counts of third-degree ra...read more
Violent thunderstorms swept through the Finger Lakes Monday afternoon into the evening leaving thousands without power into the early morning hours.  At Eastview Mall, the parking lot was under o...read more
The Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail is in the running for USA Today's 10 Best Food Trails in the country.  According to the Auburn Citizen, the Cayuga County based seasonal enterprise is in eighth...read more
Tensions have escalated again as various factions of the Cayuga Indian Nation struggle for control of tribal businesses. Greg Cotterill reports there was unrest this afternoon at Lakeside Trading in ...read more
UPDATE 08/12/15 12:30 p.m. On 8/9/15 at 1:09 pm on St Rt 5 in the "Montezuma Flats" in the Town of Tyre , Seneca County Sheriff's Office investigated a fatal motor vehicle accident involving two vehi...read more
  Friday night, 52 year-old Bridgette Hobart Janeczko started a very long, long swim.  It's the fourth lake in the finger lakes challenge series that she began earlier this summer by conq...read more
With fall classes at Cayuga Community College at the Auburn and Fulton campuses set to begin in a couple weeks, a new president is ready to take over. Brian Durant takes his seat in the President's of...read more
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Update, 8/7/15 at 6:45 a.m. Wegmans wants some more parking spots in Auburn for its employees, and they're getting them. Last night the city council approved a one-year lease, after Corporation Couns...read more
A Weedsport man will serve five years probation and make restitution payments of more than $47,000 for his part in a scheme to defraud more than 100 people out of $139,000.  67 year-old Harold Mo...read more
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Auburn City Manager Doug Selby tells Finger Lakes News Radio part of North Division Street near Falcon Park is having some work done. [audio:8061561435-northdivisionstreet.mp3] [/audio] Image fro...read more
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He's no longer interim superintendent. Jeff Pirozzolo was formally appointed Auburn school superindent last night at the school board meeting. Pirozzolo was named interim leader in June and took over ...read more
The musical talents of at least one Cayuga County resident could be selected to sing or play the National Anthem at this year's New York State Fair. The "Star Spangled Banner Challenge" entered its f...read more
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A section of North Street in Auburn has been getting repaired since the springtime. State crews have been working on a quarter mile stretch, from the eastbound Arterial to Seymour Street. City Manager...read more
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It will be good music for a good cause. The City of Auburn is partnering with the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund of Central New York Tuesday night at Hoopes Park beginning at five o'cloc...read more
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The Great Race returns Sunday at Emerson Park, but participants will find a new obstacle they hadn't planned on. Race Organizer Jim Hanley tells Finger Lakes News Radio Route 38A will have only one ...read more
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Cayuga County Clerk Sue Dwyer is running for a fourth term. Dwyer says her job covers a lot of ground.[audio:8031553141-dwyer1.mp3] [/audio] Dwyer also oversees the DMV, the Records and Retention ...read more
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Founder's Day returns to downtown Auburn in August, but this year it's taking a different form. City Clerk Chuck Mason tells us the history of wheels car show becomes the centerpiece this year on Au...read more
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The Auburn Doubledays forging ahead this year, breaking attendance records and improving their public image after several bad years. General Manager Mike Voutsinas tells Finger Lakes News Radio he d...read more
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It's the perfect time of the year to stock up on fruits and veggies. Farmers' markets have popped up all over Cayuga County in the last few years. Becky Crawford with Cornell Cooperative Extension o...read more
The state Parole Board has adjourned the hearing for William LeVea, the 83-year-old at the wheel of a deadly drunk driving crash in 2009 in Cato. The Cayuga County DA's Office says the parole board at...read more
State Senator John DeFrancisco has been appointed the Senate's Deputy Majority Leader.  The promotion up the political food chain makes the Cayuga County state lawmaker the Senate's second most p...read more
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The Springside Inn is the center of a lot of social activity in Cayuga County. Co-Owner Sean Lattimore says much of what they offer inside is now available outside.[audio:7301593327-springside.mp3] ...read more
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While contract talks continue with interim Auburn school superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo about taking over permanently, the school board might soon have another vacancy to fill. Auburn School Board Pres...read more
Summer camp is a tradition for many kids, but here's a new wrinkle on an old favorite: sheriff's summer camp. 10 kids from Cayuga County are attending the New York State Sheriffs' Association Instit...read more
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Syracuse has seen a big rise in a drug called "spike." On the Finger Lakes Morning News this morning, Cayuga County District Attorney Jon Budelmann tells Finger Lakes News Radio it's a new name for ...read more
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An informational meeting on blue-green algae is being held tonight at the O'Hara Ag Museum in Owasco. Judy Wright with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cayuga County says it's also known as harmful ...read more
A Scipio Center teenager remains in the hospital after a two-car crash late Monday afternoon. Authorities say 17-year-old Jack Stebbins suffered head injuries and had surgery Tuesday at Upstate Univ...read more
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They couldn't have been more successful. The Seward House Museum is still adding up all the numbers from their Culinary Expeditions event, but Development Director Natalie Stetson tells us they reac...read more
The driver of a car that was t-boned by a pick-up truck late Monday afternoon in Scipio Center was airlifted to Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse with a severe head injury.  The pick-up tru...read more
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Contract talks are ongoing with interim Auburn school superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo about taking over permanently. Auburn School Board President Michael McCole tells Finger Lakes News Radio he's confi...read more
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that B.A.S.S. Elite Series will partner with New York State to bring the premier fishing tournament to Auburn and Lake Placid in 2016. Under a partnership with...read more
A boil water order is in effect for some people in the town of Aurelius. The Cayuga County Health Department says a water main break on Beech Tree Road forced the order, which effects customers in A...read more
Two Auburn City Councilors locked horns at Thursday's council meeting when Councilor Terry Cuddy accused fellow City Councilor Peter Ruzicka of trying to stall proposed city development projects.&nb...read more
A Vermont company that provides natural gas and an Auburn pipe contractor are suing each other; claiming breach of contract in a proposed 42 mile natural gas transmission pipeline.  According t...read more
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In the last couple months, three public forums were held in Cayuga County where folks gave suggestions about economic development. It's part of an information gathering process for Governor Cuomo's ...read more
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Some folks hold garage sales that spreads out on their front lawn, but the Route 90 Sale stretches 50 miles, from Cayuga to Cortland County. Meg Vanek at the Cayuga County Tourism Office says some p...read more
Investigators are sifting through the rubble of a Fair Haven home on Richmond Avenue that sustained heavy damage when fire ripped through the single family residence on Wednesday afternoon.  ...read more
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While the state Parole Board continues discussing the fate of William LeVea, Cayuga County District Attorney Jon Budelmann says the road rage killer has never expressed sadness or sorrow for the 2009 ...read more
Mediation efforts to reach an agreement between the embattled factions of the Cayuga Nation has resulted in the two sides finding common ground at the bargaining table, in what appears to be the first...read more
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What started as a temporary assignment might be leading to a permanent job. Last night the Auburn School Board agreed to begin contract negotiations with interim superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo about be...read more
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The man involved in a deadly road rage case in Cato is being considered for parole. William LeVea was sentenced to serve six to 18 years in prison for the 2009 incident that killed 41-year-old Christo...read more
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There's more than a month left to see Untold Stories, the combined Seward House and Cayuga Museum exhibit that premiered in early June. Seward House Collections Manager Matt Macvittie says the exhibit...read more
To cheese lovers this Saturday is one they've been waiting for since last summer;  because it's the date of the Annual Finger Lakes Cheese Festival at Sunset Creamery on Jackson Hill Road in the ...read more
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BOCES Summer School students at Auburn High went home early Tuesday after half a dozen or so bullets were found by a student in a  stairwell between the second and third floors. Interim Auburn ...read more
It's a great day in the 680. The North American Numbering Plan Administrator has assigned the new area code (680) for Central New York, which will coexist as an overlay in the 18 counties now served ...read more
Auburn Mayor Mike Quill now has a challenger for his office. Cayuga County Legislator Tim Lattimore wants to get back into office at City Hall. Lattimore, a former mayor and city councilor in Auburn, ...read more
It took months, but Walnut Street in Auburn is open again. The city will be holding a ribbon cutting ceremony tonight. The project, which cost a little over one million dollars, took about eight mon...read more
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Customers of the Cayuga County DMV might have gotten a note from the state saying they can only renew vehicle registrations and licenses online instead of going to a state-run DMV office. County Clerk...read more
1115 Update :   Officials at Strong tell us Horst remains in guarded condition as of mid-day.   _____________________________________ A 17 year old Port Byron teen was airlifted to Stro...read more
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In Cayuga County, the budget doesn't have to be approved until December. County Administrator Suzanne Sinclair tells Finger Lakes News Radio her bosses want to get a budget passed for 2016 long befo...read more
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A third of the Auburn Doubledays 2015 season is behind us, and general manager Mike Voutsinas says so far, so good this year.[audio:7171551458-2015ddays.mp3] [/audio] He hopes that momentum will c...read more
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We are now expected to run out of phone numbers in the 315 area code by 2017. On Thursday, the New York State Public Service Commission recommend overlaying a second area code for the 18 counties impa...read more
The Wal-Mart on Grant Avenue in Auburn had to be evacuated Thursday afternoon when a bomb threat was phoned into the store around 1:20 pm. According to Auburn Police the threat was telephoned into ...read more
Auburn City Council voted unanimously, Thursday night, to purchase a new mobile stage at a cost of $157,000 and according to the Auburn Citizen, the funds will technically come out of the city's pocke...read more
Heroin poses a serious threat in the US and has sharply increased since 2007.  Heroin is available in larger quantities, used by a larger number of people, and is causing an increased number of o...read more
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We're more than halfway through 2015, but the Seymour Library in Auburn has finished released its annual report for 2014. Executive Director Lisa Carr tells Finger Lakes News Radio the report is a r...read more
A vehicle struck a pedestrian at the corner of Genesee and James Street in Auburn last night around 9:30, and the victim, a woman, was airlilfted by Mercy Flight to Upstate Medical for treatment. The...read more
The Cayuga Community College Foundation has settled on a new executive director. Guy Cosentino has been chosen as the Foundation's new leader. Cosentino, a former mayor of Auburn, most recently serv...read more
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The Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency is putting together the 20th annual Taste for Community Action later today at the Holiday Inn in Auburn. The Agency's Trish Ottley says they will celebrate ...read more
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It's in bad shape, and needs to be replaced. The showmobile used by Auburn dates back to 1968. It's a portable stage used at different events around the city all year long. Mayor Mike Quill tells Fi...read more
If you have to call an office in Auburn today, you might not get through. The city's phone system is being upgraded today in all city buildings. During the transition, each building may experience a...read more
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Last week, Governor Andrew Cuomo in an executive order gave Attorney General Eric Schneiderman the power to establish a Special Prosecutor's office to handle cases where police are involved in the d...read more
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This fall Leadership Cayuga's Class of 2016 will get underway. Program Coordinator Ginny Kent tells Finger Lakes News Radio one thing to accomplish before the sessions begin is finding projects for ...read more
The Central New York Red Cross is in need of blood, and they're holding a few blood drives in Auburn over the next several days. Today they'll be at the Auburn Nursing Home from 11 until three o'clo...read more
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The City of Auburn is looking to hire a new assistant attorney, but first funding for the position has to be approved by the city council. 54-thousand-dollars would be moved from the city attorney's b...read more
Throughout the Finger Lakes Region, several events will be held to celebrate the second annual New York Invasive Species Awareness Week from July 12 to July 18. Last year, more than 100 invasive speci...read more
Cayuga County will be the focus of a public forum to be held next Monday by the Central New York Regional Economic Development Council. The Council is the agency responsible for developing an economic...read more
A brother and sister from Auburn along with a friend have been arrested by the Cayuga County Sheriff's office in connection with a home burglary on Bevier Road in the Town of Owasco. 27 year old Charl...read more
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The political off-season for state politicians gives lawmakers a chance to return home and spend time with constituents. Monday Senator Jim Seward will be in Cayuga County. [audio:71015100742-sewardo...read more
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Over a month ago the Cayuga County Marine Patrol launched for another season. Sheriff Dave Gould tells us many weeks of rainy weather has meant things have been very quiet.[audio:7101544818-marinepa...read more
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The state Attorney General now has the authority to prosecute cases of unarmed people fatally shot by police. Cayuga County Sheriff Dave Gould admits there are situations where police shoot and kill...read more
A 35 year old Auburn man is in custody following an investigation into the rape of a girl under the age of 13 last December. Keith Titus was initially arrested June 27th on a warrant for Rape in the f...read more
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Downtown Auburn is thriving, and a few days of really good deals are on deck. Connie Reilley at the Downtown Auburn BID tells us that Dollar Days returns next Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. You can...read more
It's OK again to go boating in the Canal System around Cayuga County. The Sheriff's Office announced this morning the Canal, Seneca River, and Cross Lake are open to boat traffic, though there's a n...read more
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When July is over, the Auburn school board will be down a member. Andy Roblee has submitted his resignation after serving on the board since 2013. Roblee, who's pursuing a master's degree at Cornell b...read more
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The closure of the New York Canal System has meant boating businesses have had to scramble. Sarah Wiles at Mid-Lakes Navigation in Skaneateles tells Finger Lakes News Radio the ban has impacted thei...read more
An Auburn man was killed when the motorcycle he was riding was struck by a car about 4:50 pm, Monday afternoon.  Auburn Police say the passenger vehicle turned left off Grant Avenue directly into...read more
The Auburn Doubledays will offer free admission - on the Fourth of July - to all current and retired military personnel for the team's 7:05 pm game against the State College Spikes. In celebration of ...read more
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After the hamburgers and hot dogs are gone this holiday weekend, think chicken wings! The documentary comedy film "The Great Chicken Wing Hunt", which followed a band of misfits across New York looki...read more
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This year the 4th of July falls on Saturday, meaning a long holiday weekend for many folks. In Fair Haven, Meg Vanek at the Cayuga County Tourism Office tells us three days of holiday weekend fun st...read more
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The City of Auburn is remembering the end of the Civil War. The great war between the north and south ended 150 years ago. An open house of a Civil War Memorial is being held Friday afternoon on the S...read more
The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office says the New York Canal System,including Cross Lake, remains closed to motorized boats within Cayuga County. This restriction runs from Montezuma and Lock 1 at Cay...read more
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  New York is a little more fireworks friendly this 4th Fourth of July weekend.  Last winter Governor Cuomo signed into law a bill that allows sparklers, party poppers, cone fountains and...read more
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It's a summertime tradition. The Route 90 Sale returns at the end of July. The 50-mile yard sale and flea market stretches into Cortland County. Meg Vanek with the Cayuga County Tourism Office tells u...read more
A 165 year-old condemned building in the City of Auburn located at the intersection of North Division and Wall Streets collapsed Tuesday afternoon, disrupting traffic and nearby residents. Auburn fire...read more
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It's been nearly half a year since the work began, but Walnut Street in Auburn is almost ready to re-open. The project to replace the culvert allowing for two-way traffic began in November. Project En...read more
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School's out, and people are planning their vacations. Cayuga County Sheriff Dave Gould says a rise in pedestrian traffic means more dangers lurking for drivers.[audio:6301542209-gouldsummer.mp3] [...read more
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Cayuga County has invested millions of dollars in upgrading 911 radio towers countywide in the last couple years. County 911 Administrator Denise Spingler tells Finger Lakes News Radio the system is...read more
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The boys of summer are back at the ballpark. Baseball has been in full swing since the spring. But as ratings have shrunk for Major League Baseball on television, Auburn Doubledays general manager M...read more
Residents who live near Owasco River and Owasco Lake are being advised by the City of Auburn to prepare for higher than average water levels over the next several days. Several inches of rain is exp...read more
Update:  Power restored as of 8AM to all but 16 customers in Cayuga County.  A vehicle struck a utility pole at 6750 East Lake Road in the Cayuga County town of Owasco, right in front of th...read more
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Live music will once again serve as the soundtrack to summer in Auburn. City Clerk Chuck Mason tells us the summer concert series starts up in July downtown. [audio:6261584949-summerconcerts.mp3] [/...read more
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The Owasco Watershed Lake Association presents the 8th annual Owasco Lake Day. It's happening this afternoon at the Pavilion at Emerson Park. OWLA Board Member Rick Nelson says it's a celebration of...read more
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He could have been a future Yankee, just like his dad. Mariano Rivera the Third told us Thursday during our live Auburn Doubledays season opener broadcast at Falcon Park why he decided to stay in scho...read more
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Cayuga Onondaga BOCES will serve as a backdrop Thursday night for a forum on manure management. It'll be based on recommendations developed by a commitee last fall on how to protect water in Cayuga ...read more
Update, 11:45 a.m. Days after the Auburn Correctional Facility went into lockdown, Finger Lakes News Radio has learned the decision was triggered by the discovery of an escape plan in the cell of an ...read more
The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office reported today that a two month long investigation has resulted in the arrest of a 72 year old Weedsport man for possession of child pornography. The Sheriff's Depar...read more
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You can call 911 for emergencies anywhere in the country, but in Cayuga County you can now send 911 a text message. County 911 Administrator Denise Spingler says the new service was introduced late la...read more
    The New York State Environmental Facilities Corp. today approved 35.5 million dollars in grants and low-cost loans for nine infrastructure projects across the state, including nearly...read more
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The Auburn Doubledays are now just hours away from playing the first home game of the 2015 season at Falcon Park. Mayor Mike Quill will be throwing out the first pitch. Quill tells Finger Lakes News...read more
The son of future Hall of Famer Mariano Rivera will be playing baseball this summer in the Finger Lakes. Mariano Rivera the Third was assigned Monday to the Auburn Doubledays, the single A affiliate o...read more
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Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner is looking to Auburn to fill a slot on the Syracuse Regional Airport Authority Board, which oversees Hancock International Airport. Miner has asked Mayor Mike Quill...read more
You can call it a grand re-opening. Summit Auto Group is cutting the ribbon today on a revamped Chevrolet Buick GMC on Grant Avenue in Auburn. Over two million dollars was spent on improving the deale...read more
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Summer has arrived in the Finger Lakes, and many backyard pools are open for the season. Auburn YMCA Aquatics Director Dan Walter tells Finger Lakes News Radio if you don't have a pool, you have ano...read more
Update, June 22nd at 5:45 a.m. The Auburn Doubledays beat the Batavia Muckdogs Sunday afternoon in the final of their three-game series. The team will travel to State College before playing their fir...read more
A Cayuga County jury has exonerated a 26 year-old prisoner who was charged with concealing a weapon in his underwear.  An Auburn inmate,  Davon McMickens,  accordi...read more
The Interior Board of Indian Appeals ruled Wednesday that Cliff Halftown has the authority to continue to access federal funds until the leadership dispute within the Cayuga Indian Nation is resolve...read more
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There was a good size crowd at the sentencing this morning of Brandon Hinman, the Weedsport widower whose wife died shortly after giving birth to their twin girls last year. Early this spring he pled ...read more
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Auburn School leaders are hoping for big things from the P-Tech or "Pathways in Technology Early College in High School" Program that is being introduced this fall. It's a six year set up where stud...read more
Effective Tuesday afternoon, Cayuga County Sheriff David Gould officially closed the New York State Canal System to motorized vessels within Cayuga County. The action was taken due to recent heavy rai...read more
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  After a nearly two year search, the Cayuga Community College Board of Trustees has named a new president for the school. Brian Durant most recently served as Vice President for Academic and ...read more
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July is going to be a very busy month for newly named interim Auburn School Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo. Not only will he be getting ready for a new school year, he'll be sitting down with various...read more
According to the most recent Minor League Baseball Fan Cost Index study, the cost for a family of four to attend a Doubledays game is 20-percent less than the Minor League Baseball average.  The ...read more
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When you were a kid, you wanted to be in the cool kid's club. One of the coolest clubs this summer can be found at Falcon Park in Auburn. Doubledays GM Mike Voutsinas says every Sunday home game will ...read more
A 20 year old Cayuga County man has been identified as the victim of a hit-and-run accident on an exit ramp of Interstate 81 in downtown Syracuse. Syracuse Police say the pedestrian killed was Arthur...read more
A woman became stranded in the Owasco River in Port Byron yesterday after her canoe overturned. A man at the scene tried to save her by jumping in and he too found himself unable to get back out of th...read more
Late yesterday afternoon, 67 year old Robert Breed of Moravia was killed cutting his grass after his John Deere Tractor rolled over the top of him. According to the Auburn Citizen, when police arriv...read more
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      The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office has issued a navigation warning for boaters. Lt. Mike Wellauer tells Finger Lakes News Radio there's a lot of high water out there with flo...read more
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You can find one in Ithaca, Syracuse and Oswego...permaculture parks. They are public areas where fruits and veggies are planted and grown to create an "edible garden." Last night the Auburn City Co...read more
Many Cayugas are choosing to travel to the annual Cayuga Nation SHARE Farm picnic in a manner that would make our ancestors proud this year – by foot and canoe.  The Cayuga Nation’s t...read more
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In less than two weeks the Auburn Doubledays play their first home game of the season. General Manager Mike Voutsinas says the team mascot Abner is a staple at Falcon Park. Mascot tryouts are happen...read more
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There are many reasons why people show up at the ballpark every summer. This year Auburn Doubledays GM Mike Voutsinas tells us one of those reasons will have a real nice sparkle.[audio:6121542137-dd...read more
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Consolidation isn't just a word you hear discussed in towns, cities, and counties. It's a topic in many school districts. Newly-named interim Auburn school superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo tells Finger...read more
Cayuga Community College has found a new president, but won't disclose the name of that person until next week.  The College's Board of Trustees by an  8-0 vote, unanimously approved the pre...read more
A 46 year-old Auburn man was sentenced, Thursday, to serve eight years in prison for the unprovoked stabbing of his roommate on the day after Christmas, last year.  A paranoiod schizophrenic, who...read more
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Severe thunderstorms were impacting parts of Cayuga and Seneca Counties at 10:45 PM and the system was headed into the Auburn area.  The system has winds of 70 miles per hour with heavy rain and ...read more
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A swift-moving series of thunderstorms struck the Finger Lakes Monday afternoon causing widespread power outages impacting thousands of customers. Bob Pass is a spokesman for NYSEG:  [audio:6081...read more
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There's a lot of water surrounding Cayuga County. Sheriff Dave Gould says that's why 25 law enforcement officials work every summer in the Marine Patrol, which launched this year over Memorial Day w...read more
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A severe thunderstorm as of 10:28 PM is heading towards Auburn after hitting Seneca Falls and Union Springs. The following warning was issued within the past 30 minutes. The warning remains in effect ...read more
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      Thunderstorms drenched the Finger Lakes, last night, causing widespread flooding to streets and roads and many low lying areas.  But, it could have been a lot worse.&nbs...read more
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They're still looking. Carrie Shipman, interim director of the Cayuga County United Way, tells us they're still sorting through candidates to take over the leadership on a permanent basis.[audio:608...read more
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Wayne County from 9:16 pm ending at 10:16 pm.  A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 1 am for Sodus Bay to Mexic...read more
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The Auburn School Board has selected an interim superintendent to take over for Connie Evelyn. Assistant Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo will begin his temporary term July 1st. Pirozzolo has spent a dec...read more
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As she prepares to leave, Connie Evelyn is looking back at her time in Auburn. On the Finger Lakes Morning News this morning, the outgoing superintendent of the Auburn Enlarged City School District re...read more
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New volunteers are being sought at the Red Cross of Central New York. Volunteer Specialist Julie Mucilli tells Finger Lakes News Radio they're looking to fill a lot of different volunteer roles in A...read more
The Seward House and Cayuga Museums in Auburn will be offering “History's Hometown Architecture Walking Tour” on Sundays June 14th, July 12th, and August 9th at 1PM, weather permitting. An...read more
The family of the 15 year-old Auburn girl struck by one car and run over by another, Monday night, got some good news Tuesday when her condition was upgraded from critical to fair. The accident occurr...read more
A 15 year-old girl was struck by two cars as she attempted to cross a busy intersection in Auburn, Monday night, and was airlifted to Upstate Medical for emergency treatment of injuries to her lower b...read more
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Cayuga County Administrator Suzanne Sinclair says significant progress has been made in consolidation talks between the county and City of Auburn--at least on one topic.[audio:60515110720-motorpool....read more
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Congressman John Katko is seeking more co-sponsors for the Harriet Tubman Tribute Act, which he introduced Tuesday on Capitol Hill alongside Maryland Congressman Elilah Cummings. The bill would plac...read more
They've been found. Two girls who recently ran away from the Cayuga Centers in Auburn have been located. Auburn Police say 15-year-old Destiny Rowley and an unnamed 15-year-old girl were both found ea...read more
Auburn City Councilors have adopted a 33.9 million dollar general fund budget for the 2015 to 2016 Fiscal Year. Before the budget vote, Councilor John Comardo discussed the need for adding two offic...read more
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We are now a few months removed from the worst part of winter, and some roads are still in rough shape. Auburn City Manager Doug Selby tells us a variety of road work projects are ongoing. Among the...read more
An Auburn man sentenced on child pornography charges, Thursday, was married in the middle of the courtroom by the same judge who sent him to jail.  26 year-old Shane Cardinale will serve up to th...read more
A rash of motor vehicle thefts has prompted the Auburn Police Department to warn motorists to turn off and lock their vehicles and hide or remove valuables from sight.  In all, four motor vehicle...read more
A one time starting quarterback at Auburn High continues to sit in a  Hillsborough County, Florida jail cell on murder charges. 29 year old Peter Scott Drossos, a 2005 Auburn graduate, was the...read more
Auburn Police have sent out a missing person's alert for a teenage girl who ran off from the Cayuga Centers on Hamilton Avenue Saturday, May 23rd. 15 year old Destiny Rowley is African-American with b...read more
Update: June 4, 9:10 a.m. Auburn Police say 14-year-old Kyle McJury has been found. McJury returned to Cayuga Centers on Wednesday, after running away last month. A young man has gone missing from...read more
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The final stretch of road work on part of South Street in Auburn is almost completed. City Manager Doug Selby tells Finger Lakes News Radio the work between Lincoln and Metcalf Streets is entering t...read more
The oldest continually-operated drive-in movie theater in New York State opens tonight. The Finger Lakes Drive-In on Routes 5 & 20 in Aurelius has been showing movies every year since 1947. Toni...read more
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One final step is left in the budget process in Auburn -- the vote. Next Thursday the City Council is expected to vote on a proposed 2015 to 2016 city budget. Last night a public hearing was held. C...read more
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What began as an unofficial poll to have Harriet Tubman replace Andrew Jackson on the 20 dollar bill has now taken on life in Washington. Congressman John Katko and Maryland Congressman Elijah Cumming...read more
Runners will be lining Grant Avenue for the next hour, carrying the torch for the Special Olympics. The Law Enforcement Torch Run is passing through Cayuga County between 7:30 and 8:30 this morning. T...read more
Congressman John Katko and Maryland Representative Elijah Cummings today introduced The Harriet Tubman Tribute Act, a bipartisan bill that would place Harriet Tubman’s likeness on the 20 dollar ...read more
Prison violence in New York State is trending higher and because of that the state will hire 103 new corrections officers in the coming fiscal year. Governor Cuomo made the announcement on Thursday af...read more
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This year the City of Auburn has been home to a mostly quiet budget process that has hardly seen any arguing. City Manager Doug Selby attributes that to a lot of factors.[audio:6031540711-budgetselb...read more
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Tickets are now on sale for a July event at the Seward House in Auburn. Development Director Natalie Stetson says "Culinary Expeditions" is an international food tasting event based on the trav...read more
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A Seneca Falls-based bank has been named one of the best places to work in Central New York. Generations Bank was ranked the 12th best workplace in the region in the Central New York Business Journa...read more
The City of Auburn wants to hear from you. A public hearing is set for tonight on a proposed budget for 2015 to 2016. All budget documents are available ahead of time at the city's website, but a hard...read more
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It hasn't happened since 1949. The Seward House and Cayuga Museum are teaming together for the first time in over 60 years to present a joint exhibit. It's called "Untold Stories: Treasures from the...read more
Your water is safe again. The Cayuga County Health Department has lifted a boil water order for people and businesses that had covered parts of Auburn since Monday. A water main break early Monday m...read more
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In June Major League Baseball will be holding the 2015 First-Year Player Draft, where minor league teams will find out who they're getting. Auburn Doubledays GM Mike Voutsinas says it will still be ...read more
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No arguments, no shouting, no controversy. It's been a pretty uneventful budget process this year in Auburn. As the City Council prepares to vote on the budget proposal this week, Mayor Mike Quill tel...read more
A Memorial Day fire that swept through an Auburn apartment complex had no working smoke detectors because the batteries had been removed.  The fire, which was ignited by discarded smoking materia...read more
It's been around for decades of summertime fun, but Reva Rollerdome in Auburn is closing for the summer of 2015. In an e-mail sent out Wednesday, owner Ellen Ferro said the Rollerdome, which has bee...read more
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Another Democrat has announced a City Council run. Jimmy Giannettino serves as a board member for several different non-profits in Auburn. Giannettino, who's never run for public office before, tells ...read more
The Auburn Doubledays are searching for a performer to play Abner, the team mascot. The performer would be used for all 38 home games this season and some events in the community. Applicants should ...read more
March 26th, 3:01 p.m. Auburn Police report this afternoon that a 15 year old girl who ran away from the Cayuga Centers on Hamilton Avenue last Tuesday has been located. Christa "Shay" Hermanet was fo...read more
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Think of it as the bottom of the 9th with the bases loaded. The Auburn Doubledays still need a couple more host families for the 2015 season. General Manager Mike Voutsinas hopes more people wiill s...read more
What a mess on Memorial Day. Hours before the annual parade was to begin Monday in downtown Auburn, a water main on Genesee Street and South Street burst. Crews worked quickly to repair the damage, ...read more
City lawmakers have spent several months talking about a proposed budget in Auburn for 2015 to 2016. Now the city wants to hear from you. A public hearing is set for this Thursday night at six o'clo...read more
Two search warrants were executed, Friday morning, in the City of Auburn by members of the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office, Finger Lakes Drug Task Force, Auburn Police Patrol and the Detective Bu...read more
Memorial Day is a holiday that is frequently touched by tragedy in one form or another.  In fact, according to area hospitals it's one of the busiest days of the year for motorcycle, boating, swi...read more
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A long winter and a short spring made for a challenging assignment to get the state park system up and running for the Memorial Day weekend, but Regional Director for the State Parks Fred Bonn says ev...read more
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She's never run for office before, but Aileen McNabb-Coleman has politics in her bloodline. She's the daughter of Tom McNabb, a former four-term Auburn City Councilor. McNabb-Coleman announced last we...read more
Hoopes Park has been transformed to the Healing Field of Hopes and Dreams in Auburn. One thousand American flags were installed Thursday, in anticipation of events all Memorial Day weekend. We're told...read more
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The Schweinfurth Art Center in Auburn is getting an early start on an exhibit that won't premiere until later this year. Program Coordinator Stephanie Lange says they're looking for artists.[audio:5...read more
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The Auburn School Board will soon begin the tough task of finding a new superintendent. Connie Evelyn is leaving in June for a job on Long Island. School Board President Michael McCole tells Finger La...read more
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Two seats on the Auburn City Council are up in November. Auburn School Board member Dia Carabajal wants one of them. Carabahal, a Democrat, announced Wednesday she's running for City Council. She tell...read more
The push to put a woman on the US twenty dollar bill got a boost yesterday from Illinois Congressman Luis Gurierrez.  During a floor speech, the Congressman says he believes Harriet Tubman would ...read more
While voters were making decisions about school budgets, Auburn City Councilors discussed School Resource Officers. Last night councilors approved four Auburn Police Officers to serve as SROs in the d...read more
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There's a new person in charge of the Cayuga Community Health Network, but she's no stranger to Auburn. Jessica Soule was named Executive Director earlier this month. The former newspaper editor is ...read more
School budget votes have come and gone statewide. In Auburn, voters approved a 72.2 million dollar budget for 2015 to 2016 by a wide margin. The budget includes a 1.83 percent increase in the tax le...read more
By a vote of 399 to 114, voters approved the annual budget for the Moravia School District on Tuesday and re- elected Cathy Benson and Leigh Hess to the school board.  The district operates three...read more
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It's under a tarp for now, but before it got covered up, we got pictures of the Auburn Rotary's Centennial Clock as it was being intsalled across the street from Wegmans this morning. Rotary spokesm...read more
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A new report from a North Carolina strategic planning group shows people traveling to Cayuga County are staying longer and spending more money compared to just 4 years ago. Skimming the in depth stu...read more
Unity House of Cayuga County has received an 800 dollar grant from the Allen Speiser Memorial Vocational Rehabilitation Fund for the purchase of a new desktop computer for its Employment Services offi...read more
The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office confirms a 53 year old Liverpool man died at University Hospital in Syracuse early this morning after being involved in a Wednesday morning accident on State Route 3...read more
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Auburn Enlarged School District Business Manager Lisa Green feels they have done a good job in keeping spending down in the 72.2 million dollar budget proposal that goes to voters next Tuesday.[audi...read more
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A North Carolina strategic planning group will be in Auburn tomorow to present tourism data. Meg Vanek at the Cayuga County Tourism Office says representatives from Young Strategies will release the...read more
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You can practically hear the clock ticking. The Auburn Rotary Club's Centennial Clock has been installed across from Wegmans. Rotarian Ed Helinski says it's almost ready for a public unveiling on Memo...read more
The Yates County Sheriff's Office and the National Weather Service in Binghamton have issued a frost advisory, effective from midnight tonight until 8AM, Thursday morning.  The advisory means tha...read more
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He is back home safe now and just starting to tell his story. Father Edison Tayag, pastor of the Blessed Trinity Parish which includes Saint Mary Magdalene Church in Wolcott, Saint Thomas in Red Cre...read more
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This week Auburn City Councilors will be meeting a couple days earlier. The meeting for Thursday, May 21st has been pushed to Tuesday the 19th. City Clerk Chuck Mason explains why.[audio:5181545520-me...read more
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In a few weeks the Auburn Doubledays season will be underway at Falcon Park. Doubledays GM Mike Voutsinas, a lifelong baseball fan, says during the season he doesn't have much time to sit and watch ...read more
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The City of Auburn is in the last few weeks of the budget process for 2015 to 2016. City Manager Doug Selby says overall, he's pleased with how the process has gone this year.[audio:5171543538-dougs...read more
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The Auburn City Landfill faces a projected loss of 340-thousand dollars going into the next fiscal year, not including depreciation expenses. City Manager Doug Selby says they have been losing busines...read more
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Falcon Park will be hosting the 2015 Division III Baseball New York Regional beginning today. A dozen double elimination games will be played in the next three days, and a few more are likely this w...read more
A former teacher has decided she wants a seat in the Cayuga County Legislature. Aileen McNabb-Coleman announced Friday she's running in the 6th District, which covers the towns of Sennett and Owasco. ...read more
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Red Cross volunteers often lend a hand to neighbors, but some travel abroad. CBS News reports the quake occured between Kathmandu and Mount Everest. Rosie Taravella with the Central and Western...read more
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Update, 3 a.m. With the exception of 7 customers, power is fully restored to Cayuga County. The biggest single area of power outages has shifted to Steuben County where 3,508 customers are without el...read more
Auburn Police are issuing a warning to the public: beware of a deadly new drug on the street. It's called "On Fire," and police say it's falsely being sold as heroin. It's actually pure Fentanyl, wh...read more
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It's winding down. Only about four weeks are left in budget process in Auburn.  Mayor Mike Quill tells Finger Lakes News Radio a big part of putting together a budget every year is having the r...read more
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It's another tough break for the two-year-old. Easton Friedel, the Weedsport toddler who's spent a big chunk of his young life in the hospital for a rare skin disase, is being treated now for rotaviru...read more
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For the first time, the Auburn Public Art Trail will be unveiled as part of First Friday events in Downtown Auburn. Connie Reilley at the Downtown Auburn Business Improvement District calls it a gre...read more
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The Schweinfurth Art Center is turning the page on a new chapter in their history. Program Coordinator Stephanie Lange says the veil will be lifted Friday on an expansion project.[audio:4301584218-sch...read more
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A series of forums on economic development in Central New York are beginning. The CNY Regional Economic Development Council wants input from folks about the Upstate Revitalization Initative. Governor ...read more
She's leaving. Auburn Schools Superintendent Connie Evelyn has been appointed superintendent for a district on Long Island. The Citizen reports Evelyn, who's been in Auburn since 2012, will take the t...read more
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Will he, or won't he? Recently we asked Congressman John Katko if he has made any decision yet about running for a second term.[audio:5041535511-katko2ndterm.mp3] [/audio] Katko represents the 24t...read more
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Update, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday's education forum has been canceled. The Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce sent out an e-mail earlier this afternoon announcing the forum, which had been scheduled for We...read more
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He wants more collaboration. Mike Chapman, chairman of the Cayuga County Legislature, would like to see more towns and villages in the county working together and sharing resources.[audio:4241551750-c...read more
A man, who the court say abandoned his child for six months, has lost his parental rights as a father in a decision that was upheld, Friday, in a two-page written decision by the state's Appellate C...read more
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The Auburn Chamber Orchestra wraps up their concert season Friday night with "Broadway Bound." Conductor Steve Frackenpohl calls it a salute to Broadway.[audio:4241551228-ACOFri.mp3] [/audio] Mayb...read more
A three-day trial ended in conviction, Wednesday, for an inmate of Auburn Prison who brutally assaulted two corrections officers in May of 2013.  It took the jury approximately five hours to retu...read more
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If Jon Budelmann is elected for a third time as Cayuga County District Attorney in November, he says he wants to continue focusing on the heroin problem in the county.[audio:50215122334-budelmannpri...read more
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The Central New York Red Cross reallys wants homeowners to have smoke alarms. Disaster Program Manager Maureen Perkins says if you live in Cayuga County and don't have a smoke alarm, they can get on...read more
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  The second part of repairs to the Route 38 bridge over the Seneca River will begin on Monday. DOT Spokesperson Gene Cilento tells Finger Lakes News Radio crews will pick up where they left o...read more
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Another spring day, another road project in the City of Auburn. While part of South Street is getting new pavement installed, a small stretch of North Street will be getting some work done beginning M...read more
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While Auburn City Councilors are getting ready to give their two cents on a proposed 2015 to 2016 budget, Mayor Mike Quill says the city right now still has its head above water.[audio:5071510851-mayo...read more
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The United Way of Cayuga County has named Finance Director Carrie Hanno as temporary leader, while the search continues for a permanent director. Hanno was chosen April 10th, the same day Carrie Col...read more
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Reports that Auburn School Superintendent Connie Evelyn is a finalist to take the top job for a downstate school district wasn't a surprise to Michael McCole. The Auburn School Board President tells F...read more
Two rewards are being offered in connection with the discovery of two dead puppies earlier this month in Cayuga County. The Humane Society of the United States has issued a five-thousand-dollar reward...read more
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Cayuga County is in the middle of their yearly budget process. Legislative Chair Mike Chapman tells Finger Lakes News Radio that the county is looking good financially.[audio:5011563415-mikechapman3...read more
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As he begins to wind down his political career, Mike Chapman says there's plenty of work left to do before leaving office in December. The Cayuga County Legislative Chairman tells Finger Lakes News Ra...read more
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More budget presentations last night at the weekly Auburn City Council meeting. Municipal Utilities, Police, Finance, Public Works, Planning and Economic Development, Corporation Counsel, and the Ci...read more
A 24 year-old Weedsport woman was arrested at an Auburn crime scene, Wednesday, around 11:35AM in the area of McMaster Street following an alleged knife attack on another woman, who sustained stab wou...read more
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Jon Budelmann is nearing the end of his second term as Cayuga County District Attorney. In a conversation with Finger Lakes News Radio Thursday afternoon, he says he knows how he wishes to spend the n...read more
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Auburn Doubledays General Manager Mike Voutsinas tells Finger Lakes News Radio a new vendor will be supplying food for baseball fans this summer at Falcon Park.[audio:4211594016-ddayvending.mp3] [/...read more
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Tomorrow night the Auburn School Board will vote on a preliminary budget for the 2015 to 2016 school year. District Business Manager Lisa Green tells Finger Lakes News Radio the proposal is a little...read more
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The Seward House Museum is getting ready for summer. Development Director Natalie Stetson announced exclusively on the Finger Lakes Morning News on 98.1/1590 WAUB today their summer fundraising event ...read more
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The Cayuga County DMV is getting ready to kick off their 4th annual Organ Donor Drive. County Clerk Sue Dwyer tells Finger Lakes News Radio it's a team effort.[audio:4281545703-DMV1.mp3] [/audio] Co...read more
If tonight's fast-moving thunderstorm is any indication of what Mother Nature has in store for us, this season, it might be a good idea to keep your rain gear handy and stock up on flashlight batterie...read more
Updated, 3:02 p.m. Nearly as soon as the missing persons release went out Auburn Police got word that 57 year old Lois Terino-Gray was located this afternoon. No word on her condition.   T...read more
A 22 year old Martville man was arrested Friday night for an armed hold up at the North Victory Pit Stop in January 2014, plus an April 2014 burglary at a camp on Martville Road. Richard Esposito had ...read more
Two Cayuga County men were arrested as part of a drug investigation. State Police say 24-year-old Justin McDeid, of Weedsport, and 34-year-old Shawn Mahoney, of Auburn, were arrested in Auburn Friday....read more
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Auburn City Hall turns 85 this year, and you're invited to the celebration. The building was donated to the city by the Osbourne Family in 1930 in memory of former mayor David Munson Osbourne. City Cl...read more
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Congressman John Katko is in Israel this week, where he met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Katko is part of a bipartisan Congressional Delegation taking a look at security threats fac...read more
An Auburn-based business leader is heading to Cuba. Cayuga Milk Ingredients CEO Kevin Ellis is one of several business leaders joining Governor Andrew Cuomo and other lawmakers on a trade mission to...read more
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Ooey gooey goodness is returning. The 2015 Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail begins May 1st and runs through mid-November. Organizer Susan Marteney tells Finger Lakes News Radio that this year's trail is...read more
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This year IGNITE, the Cayuga County group of young professionals, celebrates 11 years. New Chair Jon Wilcox says the key to the group's continued growth is social media.[audio:4191525747-wilcox1.mp3...read more
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The Cayuga Economic Development Agency is holding their annual meeting Wednesday. Executive Director Andrew Fish says the topic will focus on the railroad system in the Finger Lakes and Central New ...read more
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The City of Auburn is entering the final few weeks of the budget process for 2015 to 2016. Thursday city councilors will offer their suggestions and recommendations. When that's over, City Manager Dou...read more
Auburn Police spotted a person running from a business on the west end of the city early Saturday morning, and found evidence of a burglary. Police say they found a door open to the building on Gene...read more
Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today reflected on his first four months as Central New York’s representative in Congress, issuing a 100-day report which demonstrates his bipartisan, independent efforts...read more
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Two longtime Seward House employees will be leaving their jobs in August for graduate school. Development Director Natalie Stetson tells us the upcoming departures means opportunities for new people...read more
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The crack of the bat, the roar of the crowd -- you'll hear all that this season on WAUB. Auburn Doubledays GM Mike Voutsinas announced on the Finger Lakes Morning News this morning the summer broadc...read more
The Auburn Hockey Boosters are now operators of the ice rink at Casey Park. Last night the city council voted five to zero approving the group as new operators for two years, beginning October 1st. Th...read more
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The Auburn Education Foundation presents its fourth annual Alumni Hall of Distinction Friday, May 15th. Foundation Board President Janie Hutchinson tells Finger Lakes News Radio the ceremony highlig...read more
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A familiar Cayuga County hotspot gets the spotlight this weekend in a newspaper known as the "old gray lady." Cayuga County Tourism Office Meg Vanek tells Finger Lakes News Radio you can read all abou...read more
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On April 15th, the deadline for filing income taxes, 23 people in Cayuga County got an unexpected surprise in the form of an arrest warrant for various crimes relating to public assistance fraud. Th...read more
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Many play-by-play announcers on radio and television have recognizable catchphrases. We asked new Doubledays radio voice David Lauterbach if he prefers writing down possible phrases, or if he a...read more
A 27 year old Fleming man wanted for the alleged  rape of an underage girl in December  2013 has been brought back from Florida. Joseph Kowal fled the state shortly after the incident and ha...read more
Work is underway now on repaving South Street in Auburn. The work began Monday. The road is being prepared for blacktop. Traffic will be slow while the project is completed, but two-way traffic will b...read more
Auburn City Councilors have a full agenda tonight. One item is approving the Auburn Hockey Boosters as the new operators of the ice rink at Casey Park. The group would operate and maintain the rink ...read more
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This week Auburn City Councilors weigh in on a proposed city budget for 2015 to 2016. Mayor Mike Quill tells Finger Lakes News Radio about the most difficult part of the yearly budget process.[audio:5...read more
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A walk for Autism awareness is coming up Saturday morning in Auburn. In anticipation, Lisa Carr at the Seymour Library says they've been adding books and movies about Autism to their large collectio...read more
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April is Autism Awareness Month. In Auburn, the 3rd annual Walk for Autism Awareness is Saturday, April 25th. Nancy Tehan at the E. John Gavras Center in Auburn tells WNYR's Jim Schreck no two cases...read more
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A group called Stand By Me was formed to help raise money for Coaches versus Cancer and the Cayuga County Relay for Life. Their benefit is being held tomorrow afternoon at the Auburn Correctional Fa...read more
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Update, 4:30: Brandon Hinman,  the Weedsport widower whose wife died shortly after giving birth to their twin girls last year, pled guilty in Cayuga County Court today to siphoning off money fro...read more
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Tourism offices are celebrating National Travel and Tourism Week until the 10th. Meg Vanek with the Cayuga County Tourism Office tells Finger Lakes News Radio tourism is big business. Vanek says bet...read more
County leaders, around the state, have expressed concern that sales tax receipts for the first quarter of the year may signal a weakening economy, statewide.  The reasons for the sharp drop-off a...read more
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In anticipation of Earth Day next week, IGNITE wants to do their part to make the City of Auburn clean just in time for the nicer weather. Jon Wilcox, the new chair of the Cayuga County group of you...read more
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There's more fresh water coast line in Cayuga County than anywhere else in New York State. It makes for a large area for the Sheriff Office's Marine Patrol to monitor during the summer. Sheriff Dave...read more
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Cayuga County and the City of Auburn remain interested in consolidation, but there's one thing that won't be merging. County Administrator Suzanne Sinclair tells Finger Lakes News Radio they discove...read more
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It's a staple of summer for kids: little league. Shari Delfavero at the Auburn YMCA tells us a deadline to sign up is approaching as quickly as a fastball.[audio:4111532729-littleleague.mp3] [/audi...read more
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Senator Charles Schumer says pressure still needs to be put on Washington to make sure the proposed Harriet Tubman Memorial Park in Auburn becomes a reality. Schumer met with community and tourism o...read more
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Auburn City Councilors heard for the first time a draft of the 2015 to 2016 budget last night, but that wasn't the only presentation. City Manager Doug Selby discussed some road projects carried over ...read more
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Cayuga County legislators have months to go before passing a budget, but that's not stopping departments from crunching their numbers. The county plans on approving a three year budget. Sheriff Dave...read more
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Cayuga County Administrator Suzanne Sinclair is in meetings today with Auburn City Manager Doug Selby, as the two continue talking about consolidation. We've reported previously that a combined motor ...read more
Cayuga County will be receiving money for counterterrorism. Governor Cuomo recently announced over 233-million-dollars in federal grants to help the state beef up their counterterrorism and emergency ...read more
Auburn City Councilors are preparing for a budget presentation tonight, as budget season becomes more intense. City Manager Doug Selby takes center stage tonight, presenting a draft of the 2015 to 2...read more
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Four months into his first term representing the 24th District, Congressman John Katko has been assigned a tough task. [audio:4091550042-katkoterrosim.mp3] [/audio] Katko says the number of US-bo...read more
Three more towns, this week, have added their support to the campaign against a Texas-based company's proposed gas storage and transport facility in Schuyler County. On Tuesday, the Towns of Varick an...read more
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Movement to repeal the New York SAFE Act is growing, but Cayuga County isn't sure if they're getting involved. Last night the county Legislature's Government Operations Committee decided against tak...read more
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A project to replace water pipeline on a part of South Street in Auburn that began before winter will resume later this spring. City Manager Doug Selby tells Finger Lakes News Radio right now is a w...read more
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April is Earth Month all across the country, and the City of Auburn is participating. City Manager Doug Selby tells Finger Lakes News Radio the city is part of a competition. [audio:4081545618-eart...read more
There's twenty stops on the Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail 2015 Tasting Tour that runs from May 1st. to November 15th. covering three seasons of sweet treats from tasty strawberries in June to crisp l...read more
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Congressman John Katko says pediatric mental health care is a problem, and he wants to fix it. Katko, along with Assemblyman William Magnarelli, have formed a 15-member task force of mental health pro...read more
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Repairs are on the way for Route 34 in Auburn. The state Transportation Department will be coming this summer to fix North Street, from Seymour Street to the Arterial. City Manager Doug Selby gives cr...read more
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The Seward House in Auburn is giving students a chance tomorrow to spend a day in the Victorian Era. Development Director Natalie Stetson says the Victorian Life Day Camp includes a special treat.[a...read more
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Owasco Lake is the primary source of water for roughly 50 thousand folks in Cayuga County. Last spring Senator Jim Seward secured 200 thousand dollars for the Dutch Hollow Watershed project on the l...read more
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The Emerson Park Master Plan has been finished, after many months of discussion and multiple people involved. Cayuga County Planning Department Director Steve Lynch tells Finger Lakes News Radio the...read more
Auburn Rotary is celebrating 100 years of service this year. The occasion will be marked April 12th with a dinner at the Springside Inn. The club met for the first time on that day in 1915 at the old ...read more
An elderly man, who was last seen alive feeding ducks along the shoreline in Cato, was pulled from the chilly waters of Cross Lake, Friday morning, around 10:30AM. A family member found the 88 year-...read more
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Public transportation passengers in Auburn won't have to make alternative plans to get around. The Central New York Regional Transit Authority, or CENTRO, is getting money from Albany to fill their ...read more
430PM UPDATE As of late this afternoon (Friday) State Police have not released any details on their investigation.                         ...read more
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Downtown Auburn will be brimming with activity tonight. It's First Friday. One highlight is the lighting of The Armory sign on State Street tonight at seven o'clock. Developer Joe Bartolotta tells Fin...read more
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The 2015 to 2016 state budget adopted this week includes millions of dollars dedicated to road repairs. Senator Jim Seward says a total of 488 million dollars is being invested in local highway repair...read more
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She's heading for a warmer climate. Carrie Collins-Fadell is leaving her post as executive director of the Cayuga County United Way at the end of next week for a new job in Arizona. We asked her about...read more
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Auburn City Manager Doug Selby will present a draft of the 2015 to 2016 budget next Thursday to the City Council. Mayor Mike Quill tells Finger Lakes News Radio what we can expect to hear and see in...read more
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The Auburn Doubledays are in need of host families for the 2015 season beginning in mid-June through early to mid September. General Manager Mike Voutsinas tells us families don't need to offer much...read more
An anonymous phone call led students and staff at Genesee Elementary to utilize an old safety rule for part of Wednesday afternoon. The Citizen reports the school got a call about a possible safety ...read more
Five Upstate members of the U.S. Congress have joined together in co-sponsoring legislation for the reauthorization of funding for the National Women's Rights History Project Act. Congresswoman Louis...read more
The Auburn City Council holds its weekly meeting one day early. This evening, Mayor Mike Quill is expected to issue a proclamation that recognizes the Rotary Clubs's 100 years of service in the City o...read more
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Auburn City Councilors recently adopted a five year plan. City Manager Doug Selby explained to spectators at the State of the City and County address last Thursday the benefits of long-term planning.[...read more
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There was some excitement in front of Moravia High just before one o'clock this afternoon when a car belonging to a parent caught fire. There was a media report that the building was evacuated, but ...read more
New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio announced that this year’s State Budget again includes funding to offset the financial burden on local taxpayers created by the refusal of the Cayuga Indians...read more
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Wanna bet these books will fly off the shelf. Cayuga County Tourism Director Meg Vanek says they are offering a brand new bird watching book called "For the Birds." The guide can be used by experts ...read more
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
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
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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 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
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
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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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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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
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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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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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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
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
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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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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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
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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
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
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
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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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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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 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
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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
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
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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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
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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
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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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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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
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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
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
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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
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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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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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
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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
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
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
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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
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
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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
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 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 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
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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
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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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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  The National Weather Service has wind chill advisories in effect for the bulk of the Finger Lakes through 10 o'clock Thursday morning. Forecaster Kevin Williams says after early morning high...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
Another month of falling jobless rates in Cayuga County. The state Labor Department says unemployment in the county fell to 5.3 percent, down almost a full point from November 2013. The November numbe...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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By the end of next week, Cayuga County Legislators are expected to have voted on the 2015 budget. Ahead of their final say, you get a chance to speak out tonight on the current budget proposal. A pu...read more
  As of 10:15 this morning travel advisories for Seneca and Cayuga Counties have been lifted.                     ___________________...read more
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The finish line is within sight. Carrie Collins-Fadell at the Cayuga County United Way tells Finger Lakes News Radio they are almost at their goal for 2015.[audio:UW95.mp3] [/audio] She says they ...read more
If you get a call from someone about a grand jury warrant, it's a scam. The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office reports residents have been getting calls from someone claiming they failed to show up for Gr...read more
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The 2014 Cayuga County United Way campaign is entering its final stretch. Executive Director Carrie Collins-Fadell tells Finger Lakes News Radio this year's campaign has gotten much busier just in t...read more
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This time tomorrow the 2015 budget for Cayuga County is expected to have been voted on, and approved by, the Cayuga County Legislature. They're voting tonight. Recently County Administrator Suzanne ...read more
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Protests in Ferguson, Missouri and protests in New York City over grand juries deciding not to indict two white police officers using deadly force against two black suspects has triggered widespread m...read more
One week ago today, the Cayuga County Sheriff's Office broke into two groups and did a little undercover work. Deputies in street clothes were joined by local college students and went into more than ...read more
The state transportation department is advising motorists in Cayuga County that rail repairs will be made on the Route 38 bridge over the Seneca River. The work begins this Monday. The first stage i...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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1PM UPDATE 11 28  2014    Update - As a result of the break in the waterline , the water storage tanks were used to continue to supply water to  residents. The repairs to t...read more
October was full of tricks and treats in Cayuga County for employment. The state Labor Department reports nearly 21-thousand private sector jobs were added last month, growing by 0.5 percent. But non-...read more
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Cayuga County Legislators continue combing through the proposed budget for 2015, looking at what can and cannot be cut. Roughly 30 jobs are in the crossfire, including four road patrol deputies in t...read more
Roads are getting slippery in northern Cayuga County again. The 911 Center confirms roads are apparently freezing up, leading to a pair of rollover accidents during the noon hour, one in Victory and o...read more
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The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office might have to do more with less. They're facing budget cuts. The county Legislature's Ways and Means Committee met last night to take a closer look at the proposed b...read more
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Daytime burglaries remain a thorn in the side of law enforcement in Cayuga County. Sheriff Dave Gould says home burglaries are no longer something that happens after the sun sets.[audio:daytimeburglar...read more
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Now that he's been elected to a third term, Cayuga County Sheriff Dave Gould tells Finger Lakes News Radio where the heroin epidemic ranks on his list of priorities over the next four years.[audio:gou...read more
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Nothing is set in stone. Cayuga County Administrator Suzanne Sinclair has presented her proposed budget for 2015. Sinclair tells Finger Lakes News Radio their total expenditures from this year to next...read more
The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office is looking for a troublemaker. Some time in the last few weeks some one used a pontoon boat  on Fire Lane 27 in the Town of Scipio for target practice. They fir...read more
Want to know who won the local elections in your neighborhood? Here are the links for local Finger Lakes area counties.  - Cayuga County  - Chemung County  - Monroe County  - On...read more
The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary which occurred at the Fillmore Golf Course located on Tollgate Hill Road in the Town of Locke sometime between October 15th and Oct...read more
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November 4th, Cayuga County voters will cast their ballots for Governor, Congress, State Assembly...and Coroner. Candidates for county coroner were on the Finger Lakes Morning News on 98.1/1590 WAUB t...read more
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You're going to hear "thank you" a lot Saturday in downtown Auburn. IGNITE and the United Way of Cayuga County are putting together a Thank You Day for the 21 local agencies and programs funded by the...read more
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Cayuga County is facing a big financial hole. County Administrator Suzanne Sinclair tells Finger Lakes News Radio they have a 5.5 million dollar deficit. Sinclair acknowledges it's a big gap, but adds...read more
If you're in Cayuga County water district three, you're probably noticing nothing coming out of your faucets. County crews are working on a water line on the corner of Experimental Road and Genesee St...read more
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For the last several years the Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce has held a lunch honoring one working woman in the county. Executive Director Andrew Fish tells Finger Lakes News Radio the yearly gath...read more
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The Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce does a lot to help new businesses get off the ground, or established businesses grow into giants. One lesser known program is the Finger Lakes Grant Information...read more
A resolution proposed in the Cayuga County Legislature that would have restricted hiring and spending has been defeated. The Auburn Citizen reports Democratic Minority Leader Keith Batman introduced t...read more
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They're calling it the Best Scavenger Hunt Ever! The Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce is rolling out their first scavenger hunt, which will take place on Saturday, October 4th beginning and ending at...read more
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You may have heard or read about a respiratory illness known as "enterovirus-D68." A lot of younger people are being checked into hospitals for it. Deanna Hoey at the Cayuga County Health Department s...read more
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Summer is over, and the Cayuga County Marine Patrol is wrapping up their tour of duty. A small fleet patrols a large amount of water -- deputies cruise around eight lakes and part of the Erie Canal in...read more
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Maybe you've attended one. The United Way of Cayuga County gives presentations every year during their campaign in hopes of meeting or exceeding their goal. This year the goal is 1.1 million dollars. ...read more
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Cayuga County DMV is now just a tweet away. County Clerk Sue Dwyer says they've opened up a Twitter account where folks can get updates from the office on ...read more
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They are reaching higher than they got last year. Today the Cayuga County United Way announced a campaign goal of 1.1 milolion dollars for this year. United Way Executive Director Carrie Collins-Fad...read more
Tuesday is Primary Day in New York. In Ontario County all eyes will be on the Republican primary for sheriff. Ontario County Sheriff Phil Provero, a Democrat who was also endorsed by the Ontario Coun...read more
The Cayuga County United Way is getting ready to kick off their 2014 campaign. A breakfast is taking place Wednesday morning at the Holiday Inn on North Street. IGNITE, the Cayuga County group of youn...read more
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Eat a muffin, drink some coffee, and hear from your elected officials. The Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a legislative breakfast tomorrow morning. Assemblymen Gary Finch and Bob Oaks, a...read more
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September is here, and it's National Preparedness Month. The Cayuga County Red Cross is working with Lowes to create a day where people can learn about preparing for disaster. That day is Saturday. Br...read more
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Cayuga County has been asking people throughout the year for suggestions and recommendations about what to do with Emerson Park. There's plenty of unused open space the county is looking to utilize. A...read more
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Mark the date on your calendar now: October 15th will be the 105th Annual Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce Dinner. Executive Director Andrew Fish says this year's theme will have you reaching for a g...read more
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Over 100 of the top professional bass fishermen in the nation are now fishing Cayuga Lake as the  the A.R.E. Truck Caps Bassmaster Elite Series Tournament began this morning. They are vying for t...read more
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The Red Cross of Cayuga County has had hundreds of volunteers over the years, but there's one that stands out. Branch Manager Pamela Gratton tells Finger Lakes News Radio about a first-time benefit ca...read more
The Cayuga County Red Cross is holding a blood drive today in Cato. It's part of a summer-long campaign to increase the amount of blood donations, which have dwindled. The blood drive in Cato will beg...read more
Update, August 1, 9:30 a.m. The widower of Jenna Hinman is accused of forging over a dozen checks that were not his. The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office reports Brandon Hinman signed the name of an ac...read more
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A budget and trustee vote is going on today at the Seymour Library in Auburn. If it seems the vote is earlier than previous years, Library Director Lisa Carr tells Finger Lakes News Radio you're right...read more
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Cayuga Community College seems to be turning the corner. Interim President Greg DeCinque tells Finger Lakes News Radio they were able to add some money to their fund balance for the 2014 to 2015 schoo...read more
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When the Cayuga County Fair kicks off this afternoon you'll see critters, cattle, and classic cars. But it's not all just about eye candy. In the second part of our special series this morning on the ...read more
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Are you ready for some fun? The Weedsport Speedway is once again playing host to the Cayuga County Fair, kicks off Friday. Fair organizer Kay Kotwica tells Finger Lakes News Radio the three-day event ...read more
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State officials say beware of mosquito bites this summer. The first case of West Nile Virus has been reported this season in Rockland County. Eileen O'Connor is the Environmental Health Director at th...read more
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They still have a long way to go before re-opening it, but the Cayuga County Arts Council is taking more steps to restore the Schine Theater to its former glory. Board Vice Chair Collin Sullivan tells...read more
The Cayuga County Sheriff office reports the man badly injured in a meth lab explosion in the Town of Locke Monday May 12th has died. They say 47 year old Shawn L. Perreault succumbed to his injurie...read more
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It's nothing to worry about now, but the Cayuga County Town of Throop will experience some road work next year. The state Transportation Department is holding a public meeting Monday afternoon to revi...read more
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And the winner is... The Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual awards lunch next month. Executive Director Andrew Fish says the 2014 winners have been named. [audio:chamberawards201...read more
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It's volunteer week at the Cayuga County Red Cross. Branch Manager Pamela Gratton tells Finger Lakes News Radio they are also looking out for more helping hands. [audio:volunteerweek.mp3][/audio] ...read more
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The 911 radio project rolled out last year in Cayuga County did not come cheaply. The county loaned Auburn money, and now they want that money back. City Manager Doug Selby says a partial payment of t...read more
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Most people probably think the only way to become an organ donor is to check that off on a form at the DMV. Deanna Hoey from the Cayuga County Health Department says you can now do that from the comfo...read more
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Cayuga County and the City of Auburn are holding their annual State of the County and City address tomorrow morning. It's hosted by the Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce. Executive Director Andrew Fis...read more
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The Blue Lights will be shining in Downtown Auburn through Monday night as colon cancer awareness month winds down. The Blue Light Campaign, now in its 4th year, urges people to be screened for both c...read more
Cayuga County Sheriff David Gould is now advising no unnesscessary travel bteween now and  9:00 am Thursday..  Hazardous conditions will exist, but the decision to drive is left to the discr...read more
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President Barack Obama has announced March is Red Cross Month. Pamela Gratton from the Cayuga County Red Cross says Mayor Mike Quill will announce something similar this week in Auburn. [audio:rcpr...read more
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Auburn City Councilors received details about the Cayuga County Wayfinding Plan last night from the Tourism Office. Executive Director Meg Vanek and Andrew Fish, executive director of the Chamber of C...read more
If you are a serious 'BIRDER' then you already know what a 'Big Year' is, but if you are just a casual bird watcher,  you may not be familiar with the term. A 'Big Year' is an informal competitio...read more
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We've all heard horror stories about elderly people being mistreated by their caregivers.  With that scary scenario in mind;  How does one choose the right nursing home for a parent or gra...read more
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Money is tight in the city of Auburn and Cayuga County. Everyone is taking a closer look at how they can function more efficiently while tightening their belts. County Administrator Suzanne Sinclair t...read more
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There are weather forecasts, but the Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce will feature an economic forecast lunch this week. Executive Director Andrew Fish says it's taking place on Thursday. [audio:eco...read more
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The Cayuga County Health Department has identifed health concerns as part of the Community Health Improvement Plan, or CHIP. The Health Department's Deanna Hoey explains. [audio:HoeyCHIP2.mp3][/audio...read more
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Cayuga County has a job opening for a new attorney. County Administrator Suzanne Sinclair tells us Fred Westphal is leaving. [audio:newcountyattny.mp3][/audio] The county attorney works closely wi...read more
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There's been a lot of talk in Cayuga County about creating a one-stop shop for economic development. Andrew Fish, interim director of the Cayuga Economic Development Agency, says a one-stop shop here ...read more
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Holidays are often a joyous time, but some people just get the blues this time of year. Ray Bizzari, director of the Cayuga County Department of Mental Health, says there's a difference between feelin...read more
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Over one million dollars was raised in the 2013 campaign of the United Way of Cayuga County. Sheriff David Gould, who sits on the United Way Board of Directors, says a lot of the credit goes to this y...read more
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The holidays are here again. Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce members can celebrate the season at the Chamber's annual holiday party tomorrow. Executive Director Andrew Fish says it's a good chance t...read more
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Small business owners who still have questions or concerns about the Affordable Care Act can still get some help from the Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce. Executive Director Andrew Fish says they're...read more
The city of Auburn is beginning to mount a comeback financially. Mayor Mike Quill gave the State of the City and County address at the Holiday Inn Thursday afternoon. The Auburn Citizen reports Quil...read more
Joseph Comardo and Cayuga Community College will be meeting in court today. The Auburn Citizen reports Comardo filed a lawsuit in December against the college, the city of Auburn, the city's plannin...read more
The Cayuga County Legislature is considering a law proposed by DA Jon Budelmann that would allow for police to take property or profits made in misdemeanor offenses involving drugs and guns. The Aub...read more
Joseph Bennett's year of silence might come to an end today. The Auburn Citizen reports an executive session will take place tonight at an emergency meeting of the Cayuga County Legislature. Bennett...read more
Media ReleaseFor Immediate DistributionDATE:  01/21/13   RE:  Arson investigation Sheriff David Gould reports that the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office and the Cayuga County Fir...read more
A resolution to hire a county administrator is up for a vote tonight in the Cayuga County legislature.  If voted in, the new County Administrator would replace Tom Squires who left the position i...read more
Time to shine in downtown Auburn. The Cayuga County Arts Council has launched an internet fundraising campaign to raise money for maintenance on the exterior of the Auburn Schines Theater. The Arts C...read more
Sheriff David Gould reports that the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a 1 car Personal Injury Motor Vehicle Accident. At about 11:17 am on Sunday, January 13, 2013 a green 1988...read more
The long, twisting, and at times frustrating path to a settlement in the Joseph Bennett legal case is now apparently resolved. The Auburn Citizen reports Cayuga County Legislators agreeing to drop t...read more
If you own a pistol in Cayuga County, the Cayuga County Sheriff's Office and County Clerk have a form for you to fill out if you do not want your permit records released to the public. The exemption...read more
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Cayuga County's new 911 radio system has been in place for a couple months, but not all the kinks have been worked out. Cayuga County Administrator Tom Squires calls it a work in progress. [audio:S...read more
All the legal maneuvering and discussions behind closed doors is history. The litigation that forced Cayuga County Legislator Joseph Bennett into silence for nearly a full year been been fully resol...read more
UPDATE: The City of Auburn has successfully repaired the water main break on Franklin Street. Residents should not experience any disruption in service. Auburn Junior High School was impacted by the...read more
No decision in Tuesday's court hearing over the proposed construction of a new theater in downtown Auburn. The Citizen reports Judge William Polito delayed making a decision after a hearing that las...read more
No decision made about Joseph Bennett during an emergency meeting of the Cayuga County Legislature that almost didn't happen. The Auburn Citizen reports the meeting last evening was canceled because...read more
The Cayuga County Legislature voting Thursday on the 2013 county budget. Legislators still have to make decisions on funding for the Cayuga County Fair, a new DMV Q-matic system, and reinstating hal...read more
CAYUGA COUNTY -- The Cayuga County Office of Tourism has a new website. Everyone who has checked out the website thinks it looks great, a significant improvement over their previous website. The site...read more
Auburn City offficials say they have repaired  the pump that supplies water to their filtration plant, but a water restriction will stay in effect through Sunday for Cayuga County residents. The...read more
  Two people were hurt in a four car crash on Grant Avenue in the Town of Sennett just before nine this morning (Tuesday.) The  Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office reports a car travelin...read more
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AUBURN -- The Finger Lakes Grants Information Center opened recently at the Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce in downtown Auburn, and coordinator Ginny Kent says there's a great deal of local interest...read more
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AUBURN -- Two more brush fires were set Tuesday in southern Cayuga County, on Old State Road in Locke and on Rt. 90 near Lick Street in Summerhill.  Cayuga County Sheriff's investigator Joe Weeks...read more
AUBURN -- More than 125 people attended the United Way of Cayuga County's 89th Annual Meeting Luncheon on Wednesday at the Auburn Holiday Inn.  New United Way board members were announced, and th...read more
Last night the Cayuga County Legislature's Ways and Means Committee approved funding for the Q-Matic system. It'll mean less lines at the county's DMV. The Auburn Citizen reports committee chairman Da...read more
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The 911 radio system that launched in Cayuga County a couple months ago has not exactly been without problems. Cayuga County Administrator Tom Squires tells us that coverage in northern Cayuga Count...read more
For the second time this week, an emergency meeting of the Cayuga County Legislature has been scheduled. The Auburn Citizen reports the meeting is set for tonight. A similar meeting was declared Tue...read more
The United Way of Cayuga County has a new leader. Carrie Collins-Fadell has been announced as the new executive director. Collin-Fadell replaces Tim Kelly, who recently resigned. Her first day on the ...read more
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CAYUGA COUNTY -- The Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce will soon put online their new website. Executive Director Andrew Fish says the current site is OK, but the new one will be a significant improve...read more
Effective immediately, the Cayuga County Health Department has issued a WaterConservation Order for City of Auburn residents and those residents downstream ofAuburn who use water supplied by the City&...read more
AUBURN -- A Brown Bag Lunch Seminar was held today at the downtown Auburn offices of the Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce. Tim Kelly, executive director of the United Way of Cayuga County, discu...read more
Here are the links to Finger Lakes Area Counties, and their individual 2012 county election results. Cayuga County Chemung County Monroe County Ontario County Onondaga County Schuyler County Se...read more
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  You may have the clue they need. The Cayuga County Sheriffs office is looking into a break in at the All Storage self storage facility on Grant Avenue that happened  some Monday night at ...read more
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AUBURN -- The Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce unveiled their new website this afternoon. Click on this link to get there.  The new website has much more up-to-date look than their previous sit...read more
Cayuga County's website has a new look. The county is debuting their revamped website, which includes a new layout and additional content. In a news release, the county says the refreshed website has...read more
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There remains some lingering disappointment around Auburn over President Barack Obama not visiting the Seward House or the Harriet Tubman House while in the city last week. Andrew Fish, the executive ...read more
Cayuga County Legislators voting to end their own health insurance. The Auburn Citizen reports more than $17,000 will be saved by the cuts, which go into effect New Year's Day 2016. Legislator Hans ...read more
The  Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office and New York State Police have  taken dozens of vehicle  break in reports the last three months. Most of the activity has been in the Towns of&...read more
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Cayuga County Sheriff David Gould says a reward is being offered for any information leading to arrests in a recent Owasco home burglary. [audio:Gouldwanted001.mp3][/audio]   Gould says som...read more
  The Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce getting bigger. The group has joined forces with both the Mohawk Valley Chamber of Commerce and CenterState Chamber Alliance. The partnership means more...read more
With summer right around the corner and people itching to get back into the water, the Cayuga County Sheriff's Office is offering a Boater's Safety Course. It's part of Boating Safety Week. Tickets ...read more
It won't be long until you're sneezing and rushing in the bathroom for a tissue. Cayuga County's Health Department is hosting an open clinic Thursday with flu and pneumonia shots. If you have Medica...read more
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The Caygua County Health Department is reporting positive tests for West Nile Virus in Oswego and Onondaga counties. Mosquito pools in both counties tested positive for the virus. Eileen O'Conner, Dir...read more
The on again, off again water conservation order in parts of Cayuga County remains active. The Cayuga County Health Department says the order remains in effect for the Village of Cayuga, and the Tow...read more
Cayuga County is slow to report election results due to unknown issues. We are also awaiting results from Wayne County.   #Cayuga #Wayne...read more
  UPDATE, 11:AM    Director of Emergency Services Brian P. Dahl reports that the Cayuga County Legislative Chairman Steve Cuddeback has rescinded the State of Emergency for Cay...read more
  A guilty plea for a man from Fleming. Michael Janas was in Cayuga County Court yesterday. Janas, 41, pled guilty to 12 charges, including several felonies. Police say Janas attacked his gi...read more
Update, 9/19 at 9:45 a.m.: The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office has released names of the victims involved in Wednesday's motorcycle accident in Moravia. Authorities say 19-year-old Benjamin Cornwell tr...read more
Cayuga County 911 is looking for a new dispatcher. The Auburn Citizen reports the tough nature of a high-pressure environment of a 911 call center makes finding qualified candidates difficult. The L...read more
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Spring is in the air. Meg Vanek from the Cayuga County Office of Tourism says people are ready to get out and have fun. [audio:VanekMarch001.mp3][/audio]March will begin in a grand way. [audio:V...read more
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The Finger Lakes Radio Group will be honored by the Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce at an awards luncheon on Wednesday, May 8th. Executive Director Andrew Fish tells us about how a company qualifi...read more
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Earlier this month Tom Squires announced he would be leaving his job as Cayuga County Administrator next month. Former Auburn Mayor Guy Cosentino tells Finger Lakes News Radio he's been a fan of Squ...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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CAYUGA COUNTY -- Auburn, and the surrounding towns that use water and sewer, have formed a regional sewer and water authority. But Andrew Fish, executive director of the Cayuga County Chamber of Comme...read more
Veterans from outside New York State interested in taking classes at Cayuga Community College can now do so paying the same tuition fees as New York residents. The College's Board of Trustees voted ...read more
Ahead of tomorrow's final vote in the Cayuga County Legislature on next year's county budget, the Ways and Means Committee discussing additional changes. In their monthly meeting last evening, Legis...read more
      MMM..we have a burglar out there  with out a sweet tooth. The  Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary at the to the Fly by Night Cookie Co...read more
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Jim Daddabbo is a successful businessman in Auburn, with a wife and three children. The Mesa Grande owner in downtown Auburn has been named this year's chairman of the United Way of Cayuga County. Dad...read more
The Cayuga Community College Fulton Campus will close at 11 a.m. today (January 22) due to poor weather conditions. At this point only daytime classes, activities, and events are cancelled. Please c...read more
A contentious relationship existed between the Cayuga County Administrator and now former Clerk of the County Legislature. A report in today's Auburn Citizen says an investigation late last year was...read more
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Now that a settlement has been reached in the legal situation that has prevented Joseph Bennett from voting in the Cayuga County Legislature since last January, the county will pay him $13,000 in re...read more
Chances are, you probably pay bills online. Cayuga County beginning to do the same. They've been paying bills to some vendors electronically, saving money on postage and check costs. County officials ...read more
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    Last month a special Cayuga County task force rounded up 33 people in one day for  Welfare and Public Assistance Fraud and related crimes. On the Finger Lakes Morning News Today...read more
Here are links to many Finger Lakes Area counties and their Board of Election's websites with the latest updated infromation on the 2011 local election results.      &nbs...read more
Cayuga County Sheriff David Gould tells Finger Lakes News Radio about a situation developing in the town of Fleming. Gould, who was unable to provide specifics, said they are negotiating with a man ...read more
Four teens on the way to Auburn High this morning were injured in a single vehicle accident around quarter til 8 on State Route 38A in the Town of Owasco.  According to the Cayuga County Sheriff'...read more
Tim Kelly, Executive Director of United Way of Cayuga County resigned his position effective August 22, 2012 to pursue other opportunities. Kelly has led the organization for 2 ½ years and can ...read more
AUBURN -- An informational meeting on training sessions, soon to be offered by the Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce -- to teach employees how to better help people visiting Auburn and Cayug...read more
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