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Auburn police: Man caught with child pornography after 10-month investigation

n Auburn man has been arrested for having child porn, according to the Auburn Police Department. Jeffrey M. Lee, 48, of 53 Bradford St., was charged with possession of sexual performance by a child, police said. Lee’s arrest came after a 10-month investigation, police said. He was remanded to the Cayuga County Jail after being arraigned, police said. Lee is... more

Doubledays drop series opener to Scrappers

The Doubledays’ offense folded under pressure in a series that could ultimately determine first place in the Pinckney Division. Auburn only managed to tally three runs on 10 hits – with three errors made by their opposition – in a 5-3 loss to the Mahoning Valley Scrappers. The Doubledays struck early and put up a two-spot in the first inning... more

Doubledays take rubber game in Monday matinee at Aberdeen

The Doubledays’ offense finally erupted during their Game 3 matchup against the IronBirds after fighting tooth-and-nail for runs this past series. Timely hitting, solid pitching, and help from a pair of Aberdeen errors helped secure Auburn it’s 8-2 rubber game win over the Iron Birds. There was no shortage of big hits for Auburn throughout the afternoon. After two walks... more

Police: Syracuse man displayed gun, robbed Auburn convenience store

A Syracuse man has been arrested for allegedly robbing an Auburn convenience store early Monday. Auburn police officers were dispatched to Byrne Dairy at 70 Arterial East in Auburn for a robbery. The suspect was identified as a man wearing all black. The man entered the store, displayed a handgun and demanded money from a clerk, according to a news... more

Chapel House residents return after being displaced last week

Chapel House residents returned to the Franklin Street homeless shelter Monday night after being displaced for nearly one week due to emergency water and sewer line repairs. Late last Tuesday night the men’s homeless shelter notified the public it was temporarily closing its doors due to issues that included a rupture in the water main line as well as a... more

Doubledays pitching holds off Aberdeen in win

The Doubledays offense got out in front early on a beautiful and sunny Sunday afternoon in Aberdeen. After struggling with drawing first blood for the past few series, Auburn’s early offensive bursts during the game’s first two innings were enough for the Doubledays pitching staff to take over. Auburn held on to a 3-2 win over the IronBirds behind Aaron... more

Auburn Doubledays drop series opener to IronBirds

The Auburn Doubledays scored a pair of runs in the seventh inning, but fell to the Aberdeen IronBirds 8-2 at Ripken Stadium Saturday. Auburn’s Jacob Rhinesmith recorded two hits and a run, while Telmito Agustin, Carson Shaddy (double, run), Jamori Blash, Cody Wilson (RBI) and Jose Sanchez each had one hit. Washington Nationals second-rounder Tim Cate took the loss for... more

Doubledays can’t capitalize on chances in extra innings loss to Spinners

Auburn sent the game to extra innings, but Lowell had its best inning of the day in the 10th. The Spinners batted around and plated three runs on four hits to top the Doubledays, 8-5, at Falcon Park Friday. With the win, Lowell sweeps the three-game series. The Doubledays loaded the bases in both the seventh and eighth, but only... more

Auburn man pleads guilty to burglarizing home, threatening victim with knife

While pleading guilty to first-degree burglary Thursday in Cayuga County Court, Leslie McLeod had one request for the judge: more time on post-release supervision. The 44-year-old had agreed to admit to the class B felony in exchange for six years in prison and five years post-release supervision. But for the first time in Judge Thomas Leone's career, a defendant asked... more

Auburn, CCC discuss $3M project at Falcon Park

The city of Auburn and Cayuga Community College are in the process of negotiating a deal that would require the city to make $3 million in upgrades to Falcon Park and allow the college to have greater use of the park’s facilities and expand its athletic offerings. City Manager Jeff Dygert and CCC President Brian Durant shared details about the project... more

Apartment building fire in Auburn shuts down local streets

Firefighters are battling a blaze on Washington Street in Auburn, according to the Auburn Citizen. The apartment building, located at 5 Washington Street was called in around 8:30 am. Assistant Fire Chief Mark Fritz said all occupants of the apartment building are out and accounted for. The area was shut down to traffic. This story will be updated as more... more

Auburn Doubledays suffer another setback in loss to Lowell

A mostly lifeless performance on offense guarantees that the Auburn Doubledays will lose their second straight home series. The Doubledays had no answer for Lowell starter Eduard Bazardo, leading to a 6-1 loss to the Spinners Thursday at Falcon Park. Overall, Auburn was held to four hits. Facing Bazardo for the first six innings, Auburn went down in order four... more

UPDATE: Victims hospitalized after two stabbings in Auburn

The Auburn Police Department has clarified the circumstances that led to two individuals being hospitalized with stab wounds. On Wednesday at 3:53 am investigators were dispatched to 208 Genesee Street for a stabbing. The victim was identified as Shaquille Manners, who was located at that residence and then transported to Upstate Hospital with injuries to his chest and arm. Approximately... more

Cayuga professor wins award for novel about historic Adirondack family

A Cayuga Community College faculty member has received a prestigious award from the Adirondack Center for Writing for a historical novel about a prominent upstate New York family. Associate Professor Sheila Myers received the 2017 Best Book of Fiction Literary Award from the Adirondack Center for Writing (ACW) for her novel “The Night is Done: A Durant Family Saga,” which... more

Doubledays load bases in ninth but can’t complete comeback against Lowell

It’s been rare that the Auburn Doubledays have needed runs in the ninth inning at home this season. Facing that situation in the series opener against Lowell, the Doubledays submitted a valiant effort but fell one hit short. Auburn dropped a 6-4 contest to the Spinners Wednesday at Falcon Park in an uncommon home defeat. The Doubledays entered the contest... more

Prison City’s Mass Riot IPA repeats top 10 showing in blind tasting

Mass Riot is no fluke. Prison City Pub & Brewery’s India pale ale placed No. 6 in a blind tasting and ranking of 324 IPAs published Tuesday by Paste Magazine. The publication named Mass Riot No. 1 in a ranking of 247 IPAs in August 2016, raising the downtown Auburn brewpub’s profile and prompting regional beer enthusiasts to line up on State and Dill... more

William Street closed in front of Auburn YMCA

A portion of William Street in front of the Auburn YMCA-WEIU is closed for water infrastructure repairs. The road is closed to traffic in both directions between Westlake Avenue and the YMCA’s driveway from Tuesday, July 10, through Thursday, July 12, Superintendent of Engineering Services Bill Lupien said. William Street’s southbound lane is closed from the intersection of Genesee Street... more
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