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Rainy day (photo)

Lisa Morris caught this dramatic shot in downtown Auburn last week. A very cool look indeed, even as the rain came down ... MORE
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Auburn in bloom (photo)

Emily Church shared this shot on Facebook yesterday from the city of Auburn. It’s spring, even if it hasn’t quite felt like it yet ... MORE
Auburn PD will build out wellness program for officers

Auburn PD will build out wellness program for officers

Being a first responder is stressful work. As the number of active coronavirus cases dwindles in Cayuga County, the law enforcement community is looking to loosen some of its internal structures and policies set in place at the start of the pandemic ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, News
Auburn nurse talks about experience at NYC hospital

Auburn nurse talks about experience at NYC hospital

Earlier this month, Jennifer Socci, a nurse at Auburn Community Hospital was deployed to Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx. It was one of the hardest hit areas of New York City during the pandemic. “It’s bad,” Socci said. “I’m on a ... MORE
Deputies: Auburn man charged with assault in Wayne County

Deputies: Auburn man charged with assault in Wayne County

A 29-year-old Auburn man was arrested in Wayne County following an investigation into a domestic incident in the town of Ontario. On April 16th deputies were called to Cortland Drive for the report of a disturbance. That altercation involved Joshua Schneider, 29, ... MORE
DEC welcomes input on cleanup proposal for city of Auburn site

DEC welcomes input on cleanup proposal for city of Auburn site

The Department of Environmental Conservation is looking to garner public input not he proposed cleanup of the former Green Street Manufactured Gas Plant in Auburn. Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued an executive order suspending in-person public meetings, but it’s not entirely clear ... MORE
Auburn officials worried about financial future as pandemic, MiLB changes pose double-dose of stress

Auburn DDays officials worried about financial future as pandemic, MiLB changes pose double-dose of stress

Officials in the City of Auburn are starting to worry about the future. Whether it’s federal funding, which City Council requested as COVID-19 relief, or the potential loss of the Doubledays – things could look very different in another few months. “There’s ... MORE
Tessy Plastics in Auburn will join COVID-19 fight, hire 200 employees to manufacture Abbott tests

Tessy Plastics in Auburn will join COVID-19 fight, hire 200 employees to manufacture Abbott tests

Tessy Plastics is chipping in to the fight against COVID-19. Their efforts in Cayuga County will help mean more people get tested. The manufacturer announced that it would also hire 200 employees to help. By the end of this year, the company ... MORE
Auburn woman faces felony drug charges after task force search

Auburn woman faces felony drug charges after task force search

An Auburn woman was arrested on several charges after an investigation by the Finger Lakes Drug Task Force. Zoey Waldrop, 20, was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance, and two counts of criminal ... MORE
Police: Pursuit in Auburn leads to multiple felony charges

Police: Pursuit in Auburn leads to multiple felony charges for Wayne County man

A Wayne County man was arrested over the weekend after an attempted traffic stop, which led to a pursuit. William Benjamin Collier III, 39, was ultimately taken into custody when his vehicle collided with a tree. Police say that on Saturday officers ... MORE
Auburn Doubledays future in doubt after report MiLB ready to agree to significant reduction in teams

Auburn Doubledays future in doubt after report MiLB ready to agree to significant reduction in teams

When Major League Baseball proposed to Minor League Baseball last year its plan to cut the minor leagues from 160 teams to 120 affiliated teams in negotiations for a new Professional Baseball Agreement, such a proposal was greeted by many MiLB teams ... MORE
Auburn officials request direct aid in next pandemic relief package

Auburn officials request direct aid in next pandemic relief package

The City of Auburn says it needs financial help in the fight against COVID-19. City Clerk Chuck Mason tells Finger Lakes News Radio that council passed a resolution last week authorizing signing on to a letter from the New York State Council ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Campuses in Geneva, Auburn highlight rich history of vinyl in radio (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Campuses in Geneva, Auburn highlight rich history of vinyl in radio (podcast)

Remember vinyl records? There are a couple local radio stations on college campuses in the Finger Lakes, which will be putting those old school tracks on the airwaves this weekend, and again over the summer. Both Hobart and William Smith Colleges and ... MORE
Wells College donates PPE to help those on frontline of COVID-19 pandemic

Wells College donates PPE to help those on frontline of COVID-19 pandemic

When Cayuga County’s Emergency Services office reached out to local businesses seeking donations of personal protective equipment (PPE) to help those in our community serving on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic, multiple departments on the Wells College campus jumped at ... MORE
Another arrested after violent home invasion, assault in Auburn

Another arrested after violent home invasion, assault in Auburn

A second arrest has been made following a robbery and beating at an Auburn home in January. Police say Leefree Alan Petty, 30, was arrested on a warrant and charged in connection to the assault that occurred over the winter. There were ... MORE
Auburn mansion will go up for sale, but not until it’s investigated by paranormal team

Auburn mansion will go up for sale, but not until it’s investigated by paranormal team (video)

In the market for a potentially haunted mansion? Well, one is going to be hitting the local real estate market fairly soon, but not before a local paranormal investigation team gets inside. A promotional video shared to a local Facebook Page indicated ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, History, Life
Auburn Community Hospital opens up clinic at former nursing home for respiratory issues

Auburn Community Hospital opens up clinic at former nursing home for respiratory issues

The Auburn Community Hospital is taking an extra step to ensure that those who have COVID-like symptoms receive appropriate care. The same weekend that Governor Andrew Cuomo said that Upstate New York was stabilizing – the hospital opened a clinic dedicated to ... MORE
City of Auburn sees 1.9% tax hike, 5.5% reduction in spending

City of Auburn sees 1.9% tax hike, 5.5% reduction in spending

Get ready for a tax hike. The Auburn City Council moved this week to cut spending moderately, but increase property taxes by 1.9%. Total spending from the general fund was decreased by 5.5%, and utility rates – including water and sewer – ... MORE