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Auburn schools director of facilities to retire

Auburn schools director of facilities to retire
The Auburn Enlarged City School District’s director of facilities is set to retire. Larry Garuccio’s retirement was approved during a board of education meeting Tuesday night and his last day is March 30, 2020. Speaking before the meeting, he said he served as director for 16 years — four of which he was also facilities director for Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES. Read... more

Police: Suspect sought in chain of burglaries in Auburn

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Police in Cayuga County say they are searching for a suspect involved in several burglaries on the west side of Auburn. A photo of the alleged suspect was provided to media, but additional details about the burglaries was not provided. The incidents are said to have occurred last week – between November 5th and 7th. Anyone with information is asked... more

Auburn Veterans Day service honors veterans and their families

Auburn Veterans Day service honors veterans and their families
A group of veterans and other Auburn-area residents congregated for a special service on Monday to recognize those who served in the armed forces. The Veterans Day Service at SS. Peter & John Episcopal Church featured Vietnam War veteran and Auburn health administrator Thomas Minicucci, U.S. Merchant Marine and U.S Naval Reservist, as the guest speaker. Read more from The Citizen more

Two car crash with injuries reported in Aurelius

Two car crash with injuries reported in Aurelius
First responders were called to a crash in Aurelius on Friday. The Aurelius Volunteer Fire Department was called to the two car crash at the intersection of Clark Street Road and Fingerlakes Mall Drive, the department said in a Facebook post. The call came in shortly before 5 p.m. The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office, AMR, TLC, and Throop ambulances, and... more

Carthage overpowers Auburn for Class A football championship

Carthage overpowers Auburn for Class A football championship
Carthage senior Josh Demko ran the opening kickoff back 73 yards for a touchdown – and that was a bad omen for Auburn in tonight’s Class A sectional football championship game inside the Carrier Dome. The Comets muscled their way to a 27-7 halftime lead, behind the hard running of senior Fombo Azah, the passing of quarterback Nick Cavellier, and... more

New union blasts group practice, hospital over contract issues

New union blasts group practice, hospital over contract issues
A new health care union looking to get an agreement finalized said its members are not receiving fair wages or treatment. Employees at multi-specialty group practice Auburn Memorial Medical Services, which is affiliated with Auburn Community Hospital, started a bargaining unit under the 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East union in October 2018. The union held a press conference in front of the... more

Auburn welcome center to host talk on racial stereotypes

Auburn welcome center to host talk on racial stereotypes
The origin of racial stereotypes will be one subject of a talk Thursday, Nov. 14, at the New York State Equal Rights Heritage Center in Auburn. The talk will be presented by Robert E. May, professor emeritus of history at Purdue University and author of “Yuletide in Dixie: Slavery, Christmas, and Southern Memory.” May will explain how the lingering beliefs... more

Michael Quill wins another term in Auburn as mayor

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Auburn Mayor Michael Quill (D) was elected to his fourth term in office Tuesday night defeating longtime political rival Tim Lattimore (R). Quill earned 55% of the vote and Lattimore 42%; a distant third, Libertarian Brett Tracy received 3% of the vote. Quill and Lattimore have previously squared off in the city’s 2007, 2011 and 2015 mayoral races. Lattimore was... more

Lattimore hopes this is the year to defeat Quill in Auburn mayoral contest

Lattimore hopes this is the year to defeat Quill in Auburn mayoral contest
Having lost three games in a row to rival Indian River, the Auburn High School football team had no reason to think the fourth match Friday would end any differently. But after four quarters, the game went to OT. Then a second OT. And the Maroons came from behind to win. Cayuga County Legislator Tim Lattimore, the former Republican mayor,... more

Auburn advances to the Section III, Class A title game huge comeback

Auburn football advances to the Section III, Class A title game with OT win over Indian River
The Auburn High football team’s season looked to be over as the Maroons trailed Indian River 45-13 in the third quarter in a Section III, Class A semifinal on Friday night at General Brown High School near Watertown. But the Maroons came roaring back from the 32-point deficit to score 32 unanswered points and stun Indian River 61-59 in double... more

Prison reform examined at Auburn panel discussion

Prison reform examined at Auburn panel discussion
Speakers at a prison reform panel in Auburn Saturday emphasized that inmates are human beings and said they deserve respect and dignity. The panelists spoke about American prisons, issues surrounding them and reform at the Auburn Unitarian Universalist Society building. The speakers had been asked to attend by activist and author Joyce H. Smith-Moore. Ute Ritz-Deutch, the Ithaca Chapter Group... more

Strip mall evacuated near Auburn after fire, gas leak

Building fire reported in Aurelius along Clark Street Road
Multiple stores were evacuated outside of Auburn on Friday after a reported fire above the OneMain Financial building. The report at the location, which is near Chilis, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Kohl’s and Home Depot – initially came in as a building fire. Crews from Aurelius, Fleming, Owasco, and Throop were all on-scene. First responders could be seen on the rooftop... more

Convicted Auburn drug dealer pleads guilty to child sex abuse

Convicted Auburn drug dealer pleads guilty to child sex abuse
An incarcerated man will likely serve four more years in prison after he pleaded guilty in Cayuga County Court on Thursday to sexually assaulting two girls about four years ago. After requesting more time to talk with defense counsel Ben Susman, 36-year-old Saleem Spencer reappeared in front of Judge Thomas Leone prepared to plead guilty to two sex crimes involving children.... more

Part of Columbus Street closing Thursday, North Division Street Bridge opening Friday

Part of Columbus Street closing Thursday, North Division Street Bridge opening Friday
A portion of Columbus Street in Auburn will be closed on Thursday while construction crews complete the final work before the North Division Street Bridge can open the next day. Contractors will be paving the asphalt on North Division Street and the portion of Columbus Street between the Arterial and the bridge between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Oct.... more

Corrections officers hurt after multiple violent incidents at Auburn Correctional Facility

Corrections officers hurt after multiple violent incidents at Auburn Correctional Facility
The union who represents corrections officers at Auburn Correctional Facility say there have been four fights between inmates in the month of October, which resulted in injuries. They say it’s the latest example of why there needs to be better rules regulating inmates. On October 12th multiple fights were reported within minutes of each other, according to a press release... more

Trade war with China has heavy impact on local dairy farmers

Trade war with China takes toll on struggling Upstate NY dairy farmers
It took Kevin Ellis more than two years to navigate China’s trade barriers and win approval to export $25 million worth of dairy products from Central New York to the world’s most populous nation. His persistence paid off in June 2018 when China allowed Cayuga Milk Ingredients — a $101 million milk processing plant on the edge of Auburn —... more
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