Category: Auburn

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
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
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
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
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
Students push to honor Tubman by naming Auburn HS after historic figure

Students push to honor Tubman by naming Auburn HS after historic figure

Students in Auburn are pushing to change the name of its high school to celebrate one of the most-important figures in American history. A student representative on the Board of Education in the Auburn Enlarged City School District brought up the idea ... MORE
Mack Studios plans $1.38M expansion in Auburn

Mack Studios plans $1.38M expansion in Auburn

Mack Studios in Auburn is growing. The Citizen reported on Friday that the facility will be spending $1.38 million and in the process add 25,000 square feet to its warehouse. The company, which has a 50,000 square foot facility on Allen Street ... MORE
Police ask for public's help locating person connected to Aurelius burglary

Police ask for public’s help locating person connected to Aurelius burglary

New York State Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a person in a photo. The person is wanted in connection with a burglary that occurred in the town of Aurelius. No other information was provided about the burglary, but police ... MORE
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Large, historic church in Auburn could be demolished this year

A church built in 1886 could be demolished this year in Auburn. The City has applied to demolish the Wall Street Methodist Episcopal Church. It sits at the corner of Wall and Washington streets. The Citizen reports that the City is pursuing ... MORE
What’s happening at Fingerlakes Mall in 2021?

What’s happening at Fingerlakes Mall in 2021?

What’s happening at the Fingerlakes Mall? Every year one of the most-frequently asked questions has to do with one of the region’s oldest malls. The Fingerlakes Mall, which is located in Aurelius at the edge of the city of Auburn, is hoping ... MORE
Conflicting reports about whether inmate died of COVID-19 at Auburn Correctional Facility

Conflicting reports about whether inmate died of COVID-19 at Auburn Correctional Facility

Did someone die of COVID-19 at the state prison in Auburn? It was a question posed to Cayuga County officials, as well as the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision by The Citizen. Apparently the answer is yes-and-no. A spokesperson for ... MORE
National Park Services names Ahna Wilson superintendent in Auburn & Seneca Falls

National Park Services names Ahna Wilson superintendent in Auburn & Seneca Falls

National Park Service (NPS) Regional Director Gay Vietzke has named Ahna Wilson as superintendent of Women’s Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls, New York. She will also oversee the management of Harriet Tubman National Historical Park in Auburn, New York. Photo ... MORE