Category: Auburn

Auburn driver charged with aggravated DWI after one-car crash Seneca Falls intersection

DWI crash in Seneca Falls leaves Auburn driver facing several charges

Police report charges filed against an Auburn driver following a personal injury crash at the intersection of State Routes 5 and 318 in the town of Seneca Falls. It happened on Thursday around 9:30 p.m. when the Seneca Falls Police Department investigated ... MORE
Sheriff: Standoff at vacant building along 5&20 ends peacefully in Cayuga County

Sheriff: Standoff at vacant building along 5&20 ends peacefully in Cayuga County

Sheriff Brian Schenck says that around 6:15 p.m. law enforcement was called to an address on Clark Street Road (5&20) in the town of Aurelius for the report of subjects entering and occupying a vacant residence. Upon arrival, deputies and state police ... MORE
More $50 fines in Cayuga County as health inspectors find businesses violating mask rules

More $50 fines in Cayuga County as health inspectors find businesses violating mask rules

More fines followed inspections in Cayuga County, which is seeing an uptick in confirmed coronavirus cases. Last month multiple businesses were fined for not complying with state mandates on COVID-era operation. This week, the Cayuga County Board of Health approved consent orders, ... MORE
Aldi officials confirm move to popular Auburn Plaza

Aldi officials confirm move to popular Auburn Plaza

Change is coming to one of Auburn’s most-popular grocery stores. After a story published by the Auburn Citizen on Tuesday, announcing that Aldi would be moving its store from the current location near the Fingerlakes Mall to the former A.C. Moore location ... MORE
Law enforcement in Cayuga County preparing for Election Day, but optimistic about community

Law enforcement in Cayuga County preparing for Election Day, but optimistic about community

The Auburn Police Department says it’s preparing for all possible outcomes after Election Day. Chief Shawn Butler spoke to Finger Lakes News Radio, explaining that he’s happy that the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office and Auburn Police Department enjoy mostly good relationships with ... MORE
Auburn students who have been learning remotely in another state could be kicked out of district on Friday

Auburn students learning remotely in another state could be kicked out of district on Friday

A local family is facing expulsion from a local school after taking a trip to Missouri that never ended. Syracuse.com reports that the father of Tyler and Aiden Emmette told Auburn City School District officials that they would return after Labor Day ... MORE
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Auburn Community Hospital suspends visitation amid rise in COVID-19 cases

Officials at Auburn Community Hospital say that aside from ‘end of life’ situations – visitation will be suspended until further notice. Child patients, women who are in labor, and people with cognitive disabilities will also be excluded from the new visitation policy, ... MORE
Police investigate stolen packages, ‘joy rides’ by juveniles in Auburn

Police investigate stolen packages, ‘joy rides’ by juveniles in Auburn

Police in Auburn are asking for the public to be vigilant in locking vehicles and monitoring packages left on porches after a string of thefts. “Our department has investigated numerous larcenies from vehicles, as well as vehicle larcenies, and thefts off of ... MORE
Possible COVID-19 exposure at Auburn gas station

Possible COVID-19 exposure at Auburn gas station

An employee at the Red Apple Kwik Fill in Auburn has tested positive for the coronavirus after working five days between Oct. 7 and Oct. 14, according to Cayuga County health officials. Health officials are asking anyone who was at the gas ... MORE
DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as rural communities struggle economically (podcast)

DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as communities struggle economically (podcast)

Keith Cuttler spends most of his days thinking about ways to get crucial medical services to the most-vulnerable parts of the Cayuga County. It’s been an evolving challenge, since coming into his role with a crucial local provider in 2016. “The client ... MORE
Downtown businesses thriving in Auburn despite COVID-19 pandemic

Downtown businesses thriving in Auburn despite COVID-19 pandemic

Downtown is thriving, even in the midst of a global pandemic. That was the message from Auburn Downtown BID Executive Director Stephanie DeVito, who spoke with Finger Lakes News Radio on Wednesday. “It’s very remarkable to see that in this time we’ve ... MORE
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Pedestrian hospitalized after being struck by vehicle in Auburn

First responders say one person was struck by a vehicle in the Auburn-area on Tuesday. It happened during the evening hours at the intersection of Hoffman Street and East Genesee Street. One person was transported to Upstate University Hospital for treatment of ... MORE
Auburn officials say two house fires remain unsolved, a third under investigation

Auburn officials say two house fires remain unsolved, a third under investigation

Officials in Auburn say they don’t know what caused a pair of fires in the city. Assistant Fire Chief Ed Sherman tells The Auburn Citizen that no cause was determined in two fires – one that occurred on Osborne Street – and ... MORE
Potential COVID exposure at Wegmans, Prison City, Kohl's, and Dick's Sporting Goods in Auburn

Potential COVID exposure at Wegmans, Prison City, Kohl’s, and Dick’s Sporting Goods in Auburn

The Cayuga County Health Department says residents should be alert after a series of potential exposures at businesses and a popular downtown restaurant and bar last week. The potential exposures were at the Auburn Wegmans on Friday between 5:30 p.m. and 6 ... MORE
Auburn restaurant worker tests positive for COVID-19

Auburn restaurant worker tests positive for COVID-19

The Cayuga County Health Department announced a potential COVID-19 exposure at a local restaurant after an employee tested positive for the virus. The exposure involved an employee who worked at Don Juan Cafe, which is located on Chapman Avenue in Auburn. The ... MORE