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UPDATE: Missing person report cancelled in Auburn

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The Auburn Police Department has cancelled the missing person report, which had been circulating over the weekend. While details are unclear – the Auburn Police Department thanked the public, as well as State Police, the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office, New York State Park Police, the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office, as well as the Moravia Volunteer Fire Department for their cooperation.... more

Man sought for Auburn bank robbery once accused of shooting man at Cicero party

Auburn Police identify ‘armed and dangerous’ bank robbery suspect with ties to Syracuse
A man who Auburn police say they are searching for in a bank robbery was once accused of shooting a man at a Cicero party in 2009. Hall is currently accused of robbing Generations Bank on North Seward Avenue on June 5, Auburn police detective Meagan Kalet said in a news release. Police said in the release that Hall is... more

Republicans battle for spot on ballot in Auburn

Republicans battle for spot on ballot in Auburn
Two Republican candidates are running for Auburn’s mayoral seat, but only one of them is guaranteed a spot on the city’s general election ballot. Former mayor and current Cayuga County Legislator Timothy Lattimore and the president of the Cayuga County Landlords Association Brett Tracy II will face off in the Republican primary June 25th. The two candidates are running to... more

Auburn man who toured with Black Sabbath dies after auto accident

Auburn man who toured with Black Sabbath dies after auto accident
Peter Restey, an Auburn native who toured the world as a technician with Black Sabbath, Manowar and other musical acts, passed away June 10. He was 62. According to a death notice submitted by Langham Funeral Home, Restey passed away at Upstate University Hospital as a result of injuries sustained in a June 4 auto accident. The Citizen: Read More more

Local group presents historic artifact to Washington, D.C. museum

Local group presents historic artifact to Washington, D.C. museum
A cap from the 1800s has been presented to a Washington, D.C. museum group from the Owasco Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. The DAR, a women’s service organization, presented the cap Saturday to David Price, executive director of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, Clara Barton Missing Solider Office Museum, and Pry House Field... more

Doubledays’ bats held quiet in 2-0 opening night loss at Batavia

Doubledays bats held quiet in 2-0 opening night loss at Batavia
Despite a strong effort from the pitching staff, the Auburn Doubledays (0-1) dropped the first game of the 2019 New York-Penn League season to the Batavia Muckdogs (1-0) by a score of 2-0. 20-year-old starter Niomar Gomez went five strong innings for Auburn, allowing just three hits and one run while striking out four. After facing just one over the... more

FL1 SPORTS PODCAST: Auburn Doubledays are back for 2019 season (podcast)

FL1 SPORTS PODCAST: Auburn Doubledays are back for 2019 season (podcast)
The Auburn Doubledays are back for the 2019 season and another summer of coverage on FingerLakes1.com and FL1 Radio. Jim Snicropi paid a visit to Falcon Park this week to chat with DDays’ Sales and Marketing Manager David Lindberg before introducing the broadcast team for Doubledays baseball on FingerLakes1.com, Jack McMullen, J.D. Raucci & Claudia Bellofatto. . more

Update to contract with Auburn, ambulance company still pending

Update to contract with Auburn, ambulance company still pending
Since 2006, TLC Emergency Medical Services has been providing ambulance services to Auburn under a public-private partnership. Thursday, as part of a request for increased rates, the company presented rising costs in the medical industry to the city council. Lon Fricano, TLC’s director of operations, said the cost for medical equipment like drugs, EpiPens and gasoline have risen. He said... more

Auburn driver accused of going 70 mph before pursuit with deputy

Auburn driver accused of going 70 mph before pursuit with deputy
Sheriff Brian Schenck reports the arrest of a 20-year-old Auburn resident following a pursuit in Cayuga County earlier this week. On Monday, around 7:06 p.m. a road patrol deputy was stopped at the intersection of Brookside Drive and Grant Avenue in Auburn when a white passenger vehicle passed through it at a high rate of speed. The deputy estimated that... more

Auburn mayoral candidate may sue city after winter arrest

Auburn mayoral candidate may sue city after winter arrest
An Auburn mayoral candidate may file a lawsuit against the Auburn Police Department, claiming he was unlawfully arrested and imprisoned. Brett Tracy II, 23, a candidate in Auburn's upcoming Republican mayoral primary race, has filed a notice of claim against the city, saying he was harassed and assaulted by Auburn police officers last winter in their response to a noise... more

Auburn student wins scholarship with essay

Auburn student wins scholarship with essay
Auburn High School senior Reilly Graney said witnessing history in the nation’s capital two years ago changed her life. Graney, 18, and a group attended the inauguration of President Donald Trump on Jan. 20, 2017, and then the Women’s March protest held in Washington the next day. Graney said one person she was with for both events had liberal views,... more

Auburn police share results of second community survey

Auburn police share results of second community survey
Residents who participated in the Auburn Police Department’s second community survey consider illegal drugs and traffic issues the most significant public safety concerns. APD Chief Shawn Butler said the department wants to use the feedback in the survey to guide the department to accreditation with New York state. The Citizen: Read More more

UPDATE: Motorcyclist sought as bank robbery investigation continues

Auburn police ask for your help identifying bank robber
In an update on Thursday, the Auburn Police Department requested the public’s assistance locating a motorcycle that may have been nearby the bank robbery that occurred on Wednesday. According to officials the person may have information on a bank robbery. Police said he/she was in the area the same time Generations Bank was robbed on June 5th. Anyone with information... more

Auburn parking garage repairs on hold as fire investigation continues

Auburn parking garage repairs on hold as fire investigation continues
Repairs on Auburn’s Lincoln Street parking garage following a fire last month won’t be made until the investigation of the incident is finished, and that could take at least two more weeks. A utility vehicle fire in a maintenance area damaged a small area of the structure on May 18 and forced the temporary closure of its upper levels, but... more

Auburn Planning Board tables Prison City expansion project for review

Auburn Planning Board tables Prison City expansion project for review
The city of Auburn’s Planning Board voted Tuesday to table the site plan review of Prison City Pub & Brewery’s proposed new facility in order to give city staff time to review certain parts of the application. After receiving the board’s approval in March to place the facility at 197-199 North St., Prison City in May set their sights on... more

Auburn man, girlfriend both charged after Grant Ave. stabbing

Police investigate Auburn fight that sent one to the hospital
The Auburn Police Department has shed new light on an active investigation, which resulted from a stabbing on Grant Avenue over the weekend. On Sunday officers responded to a reported fight near 169 Grant Avenue. One victim was discovered, according to police. That person had suffered a stab wound to the left bicep, as well as a laceration to the... more

Upstate University Hospital division chief, team joining Auburn Community Hospital

Upstate University Hospital division chief, team joining Auburn Community Hospital
The head doctor of an Upstate University Hospital’s division and its team of four doctors are joining the intensive care unit at Auburn Community Hospital. Dr. Dana Savici, the interim chief of pulmonary/critical care at the Syracuse hospital will be bringing her more than 40 years of experience and her team of four board-certified intensivists and pulmonary specialists to Auburn’s... more
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