Category: Cayuga County

Committee shares plan with public to shut down four Auburn churches, another in Weedsport as restructuring debated

Committee shares plan with public to shut down four Auburn churches, another in Weedsport as restructuring debated

After the first public meeting on the matter on Monday- the Catholic Diocese of Rochester has shed a little more light on the closure warnings that came late- last week. Around 150 parishioners showed up to the meeting, where a committee presented ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, News, Top
Downtown plaza construction starting this week in Auburn

Downtown plaza construction starting this week in Auburn

Construction of the public plaza on State St. in downtown Auburn is getting underway. Auburn Downtown BID Executive Director Stephanie DeVito tells Finger Lakes News Radio that the project is coming together thanks in large part to the hard work of city ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, News
COVID-19 clinic coming to Fingerlakes Mall

COVID-19 clinic coming to Fingerlakes Mall

A COVID-19 clinic is coming up at the Fingerlakes Mall on the edge of Auburn this week. It will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the mall and will feature first doses of the Moderna vaccine. Anyone 18 and older ... MORE
Parking fees could be coming soon to Emerson Park

Parking fees could be coming soon to Emerson Park

There could be some fees coming to those who want to park at Emerson Park. It would be active for visitors of the park, and an even larger fee could be assessed for out-of-county visitors. At this point, the Cayuga County legislature ... MORE
Seneca Falls man resisted arrest, possessed drugs during Auburn incident

Seneca Falls man resisted arrest, possessed drugs during Auburn incident

Police say a Seneca Falls man faces a number of charges in the city of Auburn after being spotted illegally driving a Honda motorcycle on Delevan St. Police say they witnessed Paul Bovee, 33, of Seneca Falls drive onto Genesee St., then ... MORE
Auburn officials cancel Memorial Day parade for second consecutive year

Auburn officials cancel Memorial Day parade for second consecutive year

The Memorial Day parade in Auburn has been cancelled. City officials say not being able to enforce state COVID guidelines is one of the reasons why it was cancelled. The Auburn Kiwanis Club’s Duck Derby has also been cancelled. Some Memorial Day ... MORE
409-day drought ended: journey to first day of grand jury on Cayuga Nation Police highlights local government hesitancy, federal nonintervention [analysis]

409-day drought ended: journey to first day of grand jury on Cayuga Nation Police highlights local government hesitancy, federal nonintervention

The first day of a Seneca County grand jury relating to the Cayuga Nation Police Department has officially ended, but it took 409-days for any sort of government to formally address the violent conflict in a court of law — or any ... MORE
Several churches in Cayuga County to close, Catholic Diocese of Rochester says

Several churches in Cayuga County to close, Catholic Diocese of Rochester says

Call it another blow to local, faith-based organizations and congregations. The Catholic Diocese of Rochester is in the process of shutting down a number of churches in Auburn and Northern Cayuga County. The Auburn Citizen reports that the exact churches to close ... MORE
Grant program on the way for small business owners in the Finger Lakes thanks to COVID relief bill

Grant program on the way for small business owners in the Finger Lakes thanks to COVID relief bill

A grant program is on the way to help small businesses that were impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Area chambers of commerce are surveying their members, according to Finger Lakes News Radio, who recently spoke with Seneca County Chamber President Jeff Shipley ... MORE
Tim Locastro’s MLB record stolen base streak ends; Auburn native added to injured list

Tim Locastro’s MLB record stolen base streak ends; Auburn native added to injured list

After Auburn native Tim Locastro’s 29-steal streak to start his major league career ended, Arizona’s center fielder immediately knew something was wrong with his left pinkie finger. “Saw it was not facing the right way,” Locastro said. “Looked down again and got ... MORE
$2,000 returned to contractor after dropping it in Auburn restaurant parking lot

$2,000 returned to contractor after dropping it in Auburn restaurant parking lot

Last week the owner of Smitty’s Fish House West at 343 Genesee St. notified law enforcement that he found a large sum of money in the parking lot of his business. It was $2,000, and in a positive update- has been returned ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, News
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School budget with tax hike will go before voters in Auburn

School budget with tax hike will go before voters in Auburn

There will be an increase in school taxes in the city of Auburn. The board of education approved a 3.5% increase in spending, along with a 2.85% increase in the tax levy. There are no layoffs in the proposal, which is a ... MORE
Garage fire under investigation in city of Auburn

Garage fire under investigation in city of Auburn

The cause of a fire in the city of Auburn remains under investigation. Around 8:20 p.m. firefighters were called to 34 Burt Ave. for a detached garage fire. Heavy flames and smoke were visible from around the area. However, firefighters were able ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, Fire, News
Moravia school board ignores controversy brewing over principal placed on leave

Moravia school board ignores controversy brewing over principal placed on leave

Members of the community spoke out at a board of education meeting in the Moravia Central School District. The meeting came a month after the district’s middle and high school principal was placed on administrative leave for unknown reasons. Bruce MacBain had ... MORE
Red Creek man convicted on burglary charges after Cato bank robbery incident

Red Creek man convicted on burglary charges after Cato bank robbery incident

District Attorney Jon Budelmann announced the conviction of a man accused of burglary and attempted robbery. Assistant District Attorney Christopher Valdina prosecuted the case against Jason Ingleston, who attempted to rob the Community Bank branch in the village of Cato. Budelmann said ... MORE
Cato, Cayuga County, Courts, News