LISTEN LIVE: First place Doubledays host Batavia for doubleheader (FL1 Radio)

The Doubledays are on the air, LIVE, on FL1 Radio as they host Batavia at Falcon Park for a doubleheader fresh off sweeping Mahoning Valley in a three game series to take sole possession of first play in the Pinckney Division of the NY-Penn League. Drew Carter has the call on FingerLakes1.com Radio. Listen live below starting at 5:00 pm. ... more

Doubledays take sole possession of 1st place after 6-1 win

It was hard enough for the Doubledays to finally be able to catch up with the Scrappers atop the division after playing two months of catch up in the standings. So it was only fitting that Auburn had to work a little more effort to take sole possession of first place on Thursday in a win over Mahoning Valley. The... more

Cayuga County Legislature to explore commission on redistricting, more

The Cayuga County Legislature is taking the first steps to consider redistricting and alternative forms of government districts in advance of the 2020 U.S. Census. The county leadership team agreed at Tuesday’s meeting of Legislature’s Government Operations Committee to begin exploring options for the formation of an independent commission that would navigate the process of reshaping the legislative districts as... more

Seneca Falls man admits using relatives’ identities to steal around $175k

In June 2015, Raymond Tortorello Jr. went to the bank to obtain a loan, but he took someone else’s ID. Late last year, Tortorello, 30, of 312 Gravel Road, Seneca Falls, was arrested and charged with seven counts of first-degree identity theft and one count of third-degree grand larceny, all class D felonies. At the time, the Auburn Police Department... more

Auburn man pleads guilty to assaulting, injuring police officer

When the Auburn Police Department was called to Justin Gervais’ Wall Street apartment for a second noise complaint in December, the 22-year-old initially refused to open the door. Then, while descending his apartment steps, an officer told Gervais he was under arrest, and he tried to flee. On Thursday, during an appearance in Cayuga County Court, Gervais explained what happened... more

Auburn back In 1st place after doubleheader sweep

The Doubledays have finally made their way back on top of the division after trailing the Mahoning Valley Scrappers for first place over the past two months. Behind solid pitching and timely offense, Auburn’s (32-24) doubleheader sweep against the Scrappers (32-24) puts the Doubledays back in first place since the first series of the season against Batavia. Despite having a... more

Two hospitalized after Aurelius crash; driver charged with DWI

Two people were injured after a one-car crash in Aurelius on Tuesday after a drunk driver collided with a utility pole. Around 8:30 pm Lori N. Shinkle, 30, of Auburn was traveling down Route 326 when she crashed a pickup truck into a utility pole – rolling it over. She and the truck’s passenger, Ricky Meehan, were both injured, according... more

Auburn, Owasco drinking water safe despite harmful algal bloom

Drinking water for both the City of Auburn and Town of Owasco remains safe to drink, the Cayuga County Health Department said Wednesday, after samples showed no signs of toxins from the first harmful algal bloom of the season on Owasco Lake. The department released the results of samples taken Tuesday after a harmful algal bloom (HAB) was detected on... more

Auburn teen enter guilty plea involving elderly man

A 19-year-old Auburn man is facing jail time after pleading guilty to robbing an elderly man earlier this summer. The Citizen reports Shane Andrews pleaded guilty on Wednesday to attempted robbery. In court, Andrews admitted to pulling out a knife on the man outside the Boyle Center on Genesee Street on June 30th. Police say Andrews did not get the... more

Auburn campaign: Clogged sewer lines are usually preventable

The City of Auburn has launched a new campaign. City officials say the “Wipes Clog Pipes” campaign will teach residents that clogged sewer lines are usually preventable. The city says several items that get flushed down the toilet, including baby wipes, paper towels, tissues, feminine hygiene products, and plastic and latex items, should instead of thrown into the garbage. City... more

NY Senate candidate Mannion: Algal blooms on Owasco, Skaneateles lakes ‘crisis situation’

With harmful algal blooms present in two nearby lakes, John Mannion believes the state should take emergency action to address water quality concerns and provide more funding to prevent algae from developing in the future. Mannion, the Democratic candidate for the 50th Senate District seat, held a press conference Wednesday to announce he's been endorsed by the New York League... more

Downtown Mile & Music on the Mall

The Downtown Auburn BID and the Auburn YMCA-WEIU have joined forces to offer Downtown Auburn Mile race participants & community residents a night of fun. To quote Laura Clary, Wellness Director at the Auburn YMCA-WEIU, “This is a family friendly event that brings the community together year after year. All ages and abilities can participate.” The Downtown BID is being... more

LATEST: Fleming man charged with BWI after two hurt in Owasco Lake accident

Sheriff David Gould reports that on Sunday at approximately 6:11 pm the Cayuga County E-911 Center received a call of a personal injury boating accident, which had occurred on Owasco Lake in the Town of Fleming. The investigation into that accident revealed that Frank R. McKay, 57, of Fleming was the operator of a 1988 Harris 28 ft pontoon boat... more

Harmful algal bloom on Owasco Lake prompts weekly sampling

After the first confirmed harmful algal bloom of the season was detected on Owasco Lake last week, the Cayuga County Health Department has started weekly testing to monitor drinking water. The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) listed a harmful algal bloom (HAB) with confirmed toxins on the Owasco Lake tributary of Sucker Brook last Friday as part of its... more

Police: Auburn man attempted to rob store at knifepoint

A 35-year-old Auburn man has been charged with an armed robbery attempt after an incident on Monday. Auburn Police say Matthew Gauthier walked in to Custom Cleaners shortly before 12:45 pm armed with a knife and ordered two employees to the front counter, but left before he could get anything. Police say Gauthier fled in one vehicle, which was found... more

Former 84 Lumber location in Sennett lands new tenant

A major roofing supply company has signed a long-term lease to occupy the former 84 Lumber location in Sennett, the property’s owner has announced. American Builders & Contractors Supply Co., which is headquartered in Wisconsin, will occupy the 9.45-acre property and its 37,000 square feet of building space. Charlesbank Realty Group, which purchased the property from 84 Lumber in March,... more

Auburn fire, police unions endorse Mannion for NY Senate

Unions representing the city’s firefighters and police officers support the Democratic candidate in the 50th Senate District race. Auburn Police Local 195 and Auburn Firefighters Union Local 1446 endorsed John Mannion for state Senate. Mannion, D-Westvale, is running to succeed retiring Republican state Sen. John DeFrancisco. The Republican candidate in the race is Onondaga County Comptroller Bob Antonacci. Auburn Police... more
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