Category: Cayuga County

Auburn City Councilor Debby McCormick won’t run again

Auburn City Councilor Debby McCormick won’t run again

Auburn City Councilor Debby McCormick will not seek re-election for a third term. She’s in the final stretch of her second four-year term. “Seven years ago I ran for city council because I could see the extremely difficult times Auburn was facing ... MORE
Business started by Auburn woman recently featured on QVC

Business started by Auburn woman recently featured on QVC

An Auburn native recently made her way to the QVC airwaves. Nydia Shipman, who cofounded The Worth Co., which is a maker of plant-based snack bowls, appeared on air with Sarah Renahan. The two launched the company in 2016. The appearance on ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, Food, Life
Part of Rt. 31 in Cayuga County closed due to overturned tractor-trailer

Rt. 31 closed for hours after tractor-trailer overturns near Cayuga/Onondaga line

Transportation officials say that an overturned tractor-trailer has resulted in State Route 31 being shut down. The closure is in both directions between Pump Road and Route 317 in Elbridge. While the closure was expected to last two hours – officials said ... MORE
Cayuga County, News, Traffic
Snowy roads leads to crash in Genoa

Snowy roads leads to crash in Genoa

First responders from the Genoa Volunteer Fire Department responded to a crash around 6:30 a.m. on East Genoa Road. They responded along with King Ferry Rescue and Cayuga Ambulance. A vehicle was found overturned in a ditch off the side of the ... MORE
Sunset Restaurant in Auburn hits the market for $850K

Sunset Restaurant in Auburn hits the market for $850,000

One of the region’s most well-known restaurants is officially on the market. The Sunset Restaurant in Auburn is listed for $850,000. The N. Division St. mainstay has been around for more than 80 years. It was opened in 1933 by Peter Sedor’s ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, Food, Life
Police: Auburn man possessed loaded handgun with defaced serial number

Police: Auburn man possessed loaded handgun with defaced serial number

An Auburn man was taken into custody on a number of charges after a probation search resulted in officers locating a loaded handgun. Jacquon Stokes was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a weapon. It’s a felony count. Police were called to ... MORE
DiSanto Propane (Billboard)
Rep. Katko reflects on decision to impeach President Trump

Rep. Katko reflects on decision to impeach President Trump

Congressman John Katko says he knows he did the right thing by voting to impeach President Donald Trump after the insurrection on January 6th. He acknowledged in an interview with The Auburn Citizen that he likely frustrated some Republican voters, but his ... MORE
Foley won’t seek another term as Cayuga County legislator

Foley won’t seek another term as Cayuga County legislator

Cayuga County residents in the 15th District will have a new representative in the legislature when 2022 arrives. Ryan Foley, a Democrat from Auburn, announced this week that he will not seek re-election for a third term. He doesn’t believe his career ... MORE
Record breaking season for Sandhill Cranes at Montezuma Wetlands Complex

Record breaking season for Sandhill Cranes at Montezuma Wetlands Complex

For the last several months Chris Lajewski has been marveling at the number of Sandhill Cranes at the Montezuma Wetlands Complex. He serves as director of the Montezuma Audubon Center in Savannah. The birds pass through Central New York every year, on ... MORE
Auburn businessman announces bid for Cayuga County Legislature

Auburn businessman announces bid for Cayuga County Legislature

An Auburn businessman is running for Cayuga County Legislature. Brian Muldrow will seek the nomination for the District 15 seat, according to The Citizen. That covers a portion of the city of Auburn. The incumbent, Ryan Foley has not announced whether he ... MORE
Overturned tractor-trailer shuts down Rt. 34 in Cayuga County

Overturned tractor-trailer shuts down Rt. 34 in Cayuga County

A portion of State Route 34 was shut down in both direction during the overnight hours due to a crash, according to transportation authorities. The closure was between Long Hill and Myers roads in the town of Venice due to an overturned ... MORE
Looking for the COVID-19 vaccine? Here are the ways you can sign-up for public events

Looking for the COVID-19 vaccine? Here are the ways you can sign-up for public events

How can you sign-up to receive the COVID-19 vaccine? The federal government determines how much vaccine New York State receives and has given New York approximately 300,000 vaccines per week for over 7 million people who are eligible. Officials have said repeatedly ... MORE
60 units of senior housing could be coming to vacant Sennett property

60 units of senior housing could be coming to vacant Sennett property

New senior housing could be coming to the town of Sennett in Cayuga County. The Auburn Citizen reports that officials will hear from the public, and could move forward with a zoning change at a hearing scheduled next week. The 60-unit senior ... MORE
Auburn native tapped to be part of Biden’s State Department

Auburn native nominated to be part of Joe Biden’s State Department

An Auburn native was selected to a role with the State Department in President-elect Joe Biden’s administration. Brian P. McKeon was nominated to be Deputy Secretary for Management and Resources. He graduated from Auburn High School. He is a long-time foreign policy ... MORE
Weedsport man had ties to January 6th attack in Washington D.C.

Weedsport man had ties to January 6th attack in Washington D.C.

The Weedsport man who was taken into custody on January 1st following an incident involving a rifle at a hotel near Washington D.C. may have had links to the Capitol attack. The Washington Post published a list of arrested related to the ... MORE