Category: Auburn

No cost COVID-19 clinic for asymptomatic Cayuga County residents happening Wednesday

No cost COVID-19 clinic for asymptomatic Cayuga County residents happening Wednesday

The Cayuga County Health Department is partnering with Auburn Community Hospital to hold a cost-free COVID-19 drive-thru clinic. It will happen Wednesday, December 9th. It’s for people who are not experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. It will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m ... MORE
Nick’s Ride 4 Friends place executive director on paid leave after second arrested related to domestic incident

Nick’s Ride 4 Friends place executive director on paid leave after second arrested related to domestic incident

Earlier this week Nick’s Ride 4 Friends Executive Director Joel Campagnola was arrested on new charges connected to a domestic incident that occurred in June. The arrest and media attention prompted Nick’s Ride 4 Friends’ board of directors to release a statement, ... MORE
Construction expected this spring on South Street enhancement project in Auburn

Construction expected this spring on South Street enhancement project in Auburn

This week Auburn City Council approved $4.5 million for a construction contract as part of the South Street Corridor Enhancement Project. There was also the approval of a $6.5 million bond to assist the city with paying for it. City Clerk Chuck ... MORE
Police find loaded handgun, drugs after executing search warrant after fight in Auburn

Police find loaded handgun, drugs after executing warrant following fight in Auburn

An investigation into a fight that happened in Auburn led to drug and weapons charges, according to police. Police say Harry Hurst III, 40, of Auburn was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, criminal possession of a firearm, and two ... MORE
Nick’s Ride 4 Friends founder accused of threatening another person, charged with harassment and menacing

Nick’s Ride 4 Friends founder accused of threatening another person, charged with harassment and menacing

Police say Joel Campagnola, the founder of Nick’s Ride 4 Friends is facing additional charges stemming from another domestic incident. In June, 50-year-old Joel Campagnola forced entry into his estranged girlfriend’s apartment on South Street in Auburn. He was accused of then ... MORE
Auburn man arrested on felony charges after report of passed out driver at Phelps gas station

Auburn man arrested on felony charges after report of passed out driver at Phelps gas station

A 30-year-old Auburn man faces felony charges after a new arrest at a gas station in Phelps. Deputies say that on Monday around 3:41 p.m. Jeremy Olin Haig, 30, of Auburn was taken into custody following a complaint about an unresponsive male ... MORE
Auburn Doubledays future in serious doubt after MLB Draft league snub

Auburn Doubledays future in serious doubt after MLB Draft League snub

On Monday, Major League Baseball announced the new MLB Draft League which will be comprised of top prospects preparing for the annual MLB amateur draft. Member teams will not have a major league affiliation. Several former New York-Penn League teams will be ... MORE
Three COVID-19 clinics coming to Cayuga County this week

Three COVID-19 clinics coming to Cayuga County this week

The Cayuga County Health Department is holding walk-up rapid testing clinics for those not experiencing COVID-19 symptoms next week. The clinics will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Emerson Park Pavilion on East Lake Road in Auburn. The ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Superintendent Pirozzolo says Auburn schools’ finances could be big challenge (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Superintendent Pirozzolo says Auburn schools’ finances could be big challenge (podcast)

One day after we talked with Auburn Enlarged City School District Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo about the return to class after the Thanksgiving break, he informed families that the junior high would be fully-remote through Tuesday, December 8th. The cause? Contact tracing on ... MORE
Wegmans responds after questions raised about mask policy

Wegmans responds after questions raised about mask policy

Wegmans says it sees 99% compliance with mandated face coverings in their stores. The Rochester-based company tweeted out a statement after a reporter for The Auburn Citizen, tweeted out a lengthy thread addressing questions, comments, and concerns he’s received since the pandemic ... MORE
Free COVID-19 clinic coming up this weekend in Cayuga County

Free COVID-19 clinic coming up this weekend in Cayuga County

Public health officials in Cayuga County say there will be an opportunity this weekend to get a COVID-19 test. A drive-thru clinic will be hosted on Sunday, November 29th for those who are experiencing symptoms. It will run from 9 a.m. to ... MORE
Three people hospitalized after crash in Auburn

Three people hospitalized after crash in Auburn

Three people were hurt after a crash in Auburn on Saturday. It happened around 1 p.m. when two cars collided at the intersection of Cross and Seymour streets. Three people were sent to the hospital after the crash. It still is under ... MORE
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Auburn man charged with

Auburn man charged with murder in 2019 Delevan Street shooting

On Friday, the Cayuga County District Attorney’s Office announced that Christian Rivera, 34, was formally charged with second degree murder, first degree attempted robbery, and conspiracy following the shooting death of Joshua Poole, 34, of Auburn. The homicide occurred at 8 Delevan ... MORE
Bengal cat goes missing in Auburn, family offers $1,000 reward for safe return

Bengal cat goes missing in Auburn, family offers $1,000 reward for safe return

An exotic house cat has gone missing — and an Auburn family is hoping that the community can assist in locating it. A Bengal cat named Piper went missing on Saturday. The family lives on Vandenbosch Avenue in Auburn. Piper is owned ... MORE
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Inmate tests positive for COVID-19 at Auburn Correctional Facility

Inmate tests positive for COVID-19 at Auburn Correctional Facility

The Auburn Correctional Facility has its first case of COVID-19. An inmate at the prison has tested positive for the virus, and is the first among the population to test positive, according to The Citizen. The Department of Corrections and Community Supervision ... MORE
Another person arrested at Auburn home where homicide happened last year; official pursue seizure of troubled home

Another person arrested at Auburn home where homicide happened last year; official pursue seizure of troubled home

An address that has been giving officials in the city of Auburn headaches for years was hurled back in to the headlines after another arrest. Gary Guy Jr., 45, of 8 Delevan Street was arrested over the weekend on a warrant for ... MORE
Possible COVID exposure at Fingerlakes Mall in Auburn

Possible COVID exposure at Fingerlakes Mall in Auburn

The Cayuga County Health Department is warning of a possible COVID-19 exposure at the Cayuga Bombers Baseball Association fundraiser. It was a chicken BBQ held on Sunday, November 1st from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fingerlakes Mall. “There have been ... MORE
Auburn landfill shutting down, officials say waste will go to other landfills

Local landfill shutting down, Auburn city officials say garbage will be taken elsewhere

The end is near for the landfill in Auburn. Public Works Director Mike Talbot told City Council last week that survey work for closure was starting at the end of the month. A new transfer station at the same site could be ... MORE