Auburn school district will take legal action against former teacher

Auburn school district will take legal action against former teacher
A lawsuit filed last year claimed that the Auburn Enlarged City School District failed to stop the sexual abuse of a student that began in 1978. Now the district is pursuing legal action against another teacher. In October, Colorado resident Pamela Deacon O’Grady filed a lawsuit in state Supreme Court in Cayuga County that accused the district and the board... more

Auburn sex offender will go to prison over unregistered Facebook page

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A sex offender was sentenced for having an unregistered Facebook profile this week in Cayuga County Court. Gary Dellostritto, of Auburn pleaded guilty in December 2018 to possessing a sexual performance by a child. He was sentenced to 10 years of probation at the time. Then, a few months later in 2019 – Dellostritto was found to have an unregistered... more

Redemption center in Auburn paused for traffic study

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Officials in Auburn want to see a traffic study before they take action on a proposed bottle redemption center on Lexington Avenue and Genesee Street. The Auburn Citizen reports that the city’s ZBA unanimously decided to postpone any action until the study was completed. A drive-through redemption center has been proposed for the location at 6 Lexington Avenue. Anthony Tardibone... more

Congressional task force continues push to save MiLB baseball teams like Doubledays

Congressional task force continues push to save MiLB baseball teams like Doubledays
Members of Congress are throwing their support behind local baseball. Several Minor League Baseball teams are at risk of being eliminated under a plan, which was originally published by the New York Times in 2019. The Auburn Doubledays are among the teams that would lose their Major League ties severed. The resolution was introduced by Representatives Mike Simpson (R-NY), Max... more

Police seek trio of suspects after Marshalls robbery in Auburn

Police: Trio sought after Marshalls robbery in Auburn
The Auburn Police Department is looking for three people they say were involved in a robbery at a busy store. Around 9 p.m. on January 23rd three people attempted to steal merchandise from the Marshalls store in the Auburn Plaza on Grant Avenue. In the press release, they noted that investigators are working to identify those involved. At this time,... more

Investigation into stolen Jeep, three burglaries continues in Cayuga County

Three burglaries, Jeep theft all under investigation in Cayuga County
A pair of law enforcement agencies in Cayuga County are asking for the public’s help as a rash of burglaries is investigated. State Police and the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office are working together to investigate a series of burglaries at the Cayuga County Sportmans Association on Rockefeller Road in Owasco, Ridge Runner Snowmobile Club on Lick Street in Summerhill and... more

Auburn woman charged with felony DWI after rollover crash in Montezuma; three kids sent to hospital as precaution

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Troopers say a 39-year-old was charged with three counts of first-degree aggravated driving while intoxicated, felony charges, after a serious crash that first responders were called to on Saturday around 8:40 a.m. Troopers said three children were inside the vehicle and had to be transported to Auburn Community Hospital for evaluation. It was a precaution. Kelly Beattie, 39, was charged... more

Auburn school district ends discussion around utility tax for property owners

Auburn school district ends discussion around utility tax for property owners
The Auburn Enlarged City School District isn’t going to go forward with a utility tax proposal, which drew heavy criticism after its initial discussion. “The district would like to thank the community for all of the feedback,” Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo said in a press release. “After many phone calls, emails, and face to face discussions, we have received enough feedback... more

Cayuga County man pleads guilty to violating protective order, to spend 1-3 years in prison

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An Auburn man is expected to spend between one and three years in prison after violating an order of protection, and admitting to doing so in Cayuga County Court. Lee Potter, 30, pleaded guilty on Tuesday two one count of first-degree criminal contempt, with a prior offense. Potter elected to move forward in the plea bargaining process with the judge,... more

Deputies: Auburn driver, passenger sent to Strong Memorial Hospital after Phelps crash

Deputies: Two hospitalized after wreck in Phelps
First responders were called to a two-car crash at the intersection of County Road 6 and Cross Road in Phelps. Teresa Sepulveda, 49, of Auburn was traveling west on Cross Road when she failed to yield the right of way. Robert Northrup, 63, of Dundee, who was traveling north on County Road 6 struck her vehicle. Sepulveda and her passenger... more

Local business owners question Cayuga County’s RFP process at Emerson Park Pavilion

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Cayuga County may be going back to the drawing board, after an RFP process was called into question. As result, the County might consider accepting new bids on a contract to cater events at the Emerson Park Pavilion. The catering company that held the contract for years, gave up the site in 2019. The contract was transferred to A&M Catering.... more

Pizza Hut in Sennett evacuated due to reported electrical fire

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The Pizza Hut restaurant just outside of Auburn in the town of Sennett was evacuated around 5 p.m. on Saturday. First responders say that they were called to the restaurant for a possible electrical fire. While there was no fire, first responders determined that there was an electrical issue in the dining room. Management evacuated the Grant Avenue Road location... more
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