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Pedestrian in stable condition at Upstate Hospital after being struck by pickup truck in Auburn

Pedestrian transported to Upstate after being struck by pickup truck in Auburn
A 26-year-old Auburn man is listed in stable condition at Upstate Medical Center after an accident Tuesday, according to Finger Lakes News Radio. The 26-year-old was struck by a pickup truck near the intersection of South Fulton and East Genesee streets in the city. Police said the victim was walking north in a crosswalk on South Fulton when he was... more

LISTEN LIVE: Doubledays take on Muckdogs in mid-week doubleheader in Batavia (FL1 Radio)

LISTEN LIVE AT 7 PM: Auburn Doubledays open their season at Batavia (FL1 Radio)
Join Jack McMullen and J.D. Raucci live from Batavia as they look for their first win of the season. The broadcast will feature a doubleheader that picks up the suspended game on June 15th against Batavia in the bottom of the first inning with the Ddays leading 2-0. Then, the regularly scheduled game for 6/19 will be played following the... more

Late Batavia surge keeps Doubledays from first win; doubleheader Wednesday on FL1 Radio

Late Batavia surge keeps Doubledays from first win; doubleheader Wednesday on FL1 Radio
The Doubledays brought the bats to Western New York in hopes of securing their first win on the 2019 schedule, but a late surge by the Batavia Muckdogs (2-2) was enough to stave off Auburn (0-4) in a 7-5 game. The Muckdogs struck first at Dwyer Stadium tonight, as 2019 draftee Nic Ready plated lead-off man JD Orr with an... more

Is an Auburn zoning amendment the first step to a large-scale solar project?

Is an Auburn zoning amendment the first step to a large-scale solar project?
A proposed amendment to Auburn’s zoning code could be the beginning of a large-scale solar project at the city’s landfill site. The city council will vote on the amendment Thursday. Along with adding solar definitions to the city code, the amendment would allow a large-scale solar energy system to be permitted under special use in the resource recovery zoning district... more

Auburn developer seeks tax break extension for John Street project

Auburn developer seeks tax break extension for John Street project
An Auburn-based developer is seeking the renewal of a sales tax exemption in order to complete renovations of several properties on the edge of downtown as part of a wider rehabilitation project. As part of a 15-year payment in lieu of taxes agreement with the Auburn Industrial Development Authority secured in 2012, JBJ Real Property plans to renovate seven John... more

Doubledays drop both games of doubleheader against spikes

After a nine month wait to play their first game of the 2019 season, the Auburn Doubledays (0-3) needed to wait a little longer to record the last out. Torrential downpour made Leo Pinckney Field all but unplayable against the visiting State College Spikes (3-1), creating a rain delay which eventually lead to a doubleheader being played on Monday. Five... more

Man sought for Auburn bank robbery once accused of shooting man at Cicero party

Auburn Police identify ‘armed and dangerous’ bank robbery suspect with ties to Syracuse
A man who Auburn police say they are searching for in a bank robbery was once accused of shooting a man at a Cicero party in 2009. Hall is currently accused of robbing Generations Bank on North Seward Avenue on June 5, Auburn police detective Meagan Kalet said in a news release. Police said in the release that Hall is... more

UPDATE: Missing person report cancelled in Auburn

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The Auburn Police Department has cancelled the missing person report, which had been circulating over the weekend. While details are unclear – the Auburn Police Department thanked the public, as well as State Police, the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office, New York State Park Police, the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office, as well as the Moravia Volunteer Fire Department for their cooperation.... more

Republicans battle for spot on ballot in Auburn

Republicans battle for spot on ballot in Auburn
Two Republican candidates are running for Auburn’s mayoral seat, but only one of them is guaranteed a spot on the city’s general election ballot. Former mayor and current Cayuga County Legislator Timothy Lattimore and the president of the Cayuga County Landlords Association Brett Tracy II will face off in the Republican primary June 25th. The two candidates are running to... more

Auburn man who toured with Black Sabbath dies after auto accident

Auburn man who toured with Black Sabbath dies after auto accident
Peter Restey, an Auburn native who toured the world as a technician with Black Sabbath, Manowar and other musical acts, passed away June 10. He was 62. According to a death notice submitted by Langham Funeral Home, Restey passed away at Upstate University Hospital as a result of injuries sustained in a June 4 auto accident. The Citizen: Read More more

Local group presents historic artifact to Washington, D.C. museum

Local group presents historic artifact to Washington, D.C. museum
A cap from the 1800s has been presented to a Washington, D.C. museum group from the Owasco Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. The DAR, a women’s service organization, presented the cap Saturday to David Price, executive director of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, Clara Barton Missing Solider Office Museum, and Pry House Field... more

Doubledays’ bats held quiet in 2-0 opening night loss at Batavia

Doubledays bats held quiet in 2-0 opening night loss at Batavia
Despite a strong effort from the pitching staff, the Auburn Doubledays (0-1) dropped the first game of the 2019 New York-Penn League season to the Batavia Muckdogs (1-0) by a score of 2-0. 20-year-old starter Niomar Gomez went five strong innings for Auburn, allowing just three hits and one run while striking out four. After facing just one over the... more

FL1 SPORTS PODCAST: Auburn Doubledays are back for 2019 season (podcast)

FL1 SPORTS PODCAST: Auburn Doubledays are back for 2019 season (podcast)
The Auburn Doubledays are back for the 2019 season and another summer of coverage on FingerLakes1.com and FL1 Radio. Jim Snicropi paid a visit to Falcon Park this week to chat with DDays’ Sales and Marketing Manager David Lindberg before introducing the broadcast team for Doubledays baseball on FingerLakes1.com, Jack McMullen, J.D. Raucci & Claudia Bellofatto. . more

Update to contract with Auburn, ambulance company still pending

Update to contract with Auburn, ambulance company still pending
Since 2006, TLC Emergency Medical Services has been providing ambulance services to Auburn under a public-private partnership. Thursday, as part of a request for increased rates, the company presented rising costs in the medical industry to the city council. Lon Fricano, TLC’s director of operations, said the cost for medical equipment like drugs, EpiPens and gasoline have risen. He said... more

Auburn driver accused of going 70 mph before pursuit with deputy

Auburn driver accused of going 70 mph before pursuit with deputy
Sheriff Brian Schenck reports the arrest of a 20-year-old Auburn resident following a pursuit in Cayuga County earlier this week. On Monday, around 7:06 p.m. a road patrol deputy was stopped at the intersection of Brookside Drive and Grant Avenue in Auburn when a white passenger vehicle passed through it at a high rate of speed. The deputy estimated that... more

Auburn mayoral candidate may sue city after winter arrest

Auburn mayoral candidate may sue city after winter arrest
An Auburn mayoral candidate may file a lawsuit against the Auburn Police Department, claiming he was unlawfully arrested and imprisoned. Brett Tracy II, 23, a candidate in Auburn's upcoming Republican mayoral primary race, has filed a notice of claim against the city, saying he was harassed and assaulted by Auburn police officers last winter in their response to a noise... more

Auburn student wins scholarship with essay

Auburn student wins scholarship with essay
Auburn High School senior Reilly Graney said witnessing history in the nation’s capital two years ago changed her life. Graney, 18, and a group attended the inauguration of President Donald Trump on Jan. 20, 2017, and then the Women’s March protest held in Washington the next day. Graney said one person she was with for both events had liberal views,... more

Auburn police share results of second community survey

Auburn police share results of second community survey
Residents who participated in the Auburn Police Department’s second community survey consider illegal drugs and traffic issues the most significant public safety concerns. APD Chief Shawn Butler said the department wants to use the feedback in the survey to guide the department to accreditation with New York state. The Citizen: Read More more
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