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Summer Kicks off Saturday in downtown Auburn

Saturday marks the return of the Summer Saturday Markets in downtown Auburn. Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason says the market is moving to a new location this year.  The rally will feature guest speakers. The theme for this week’s market is ... MORE
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INSIDE THE FLX: Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason (podcast)

In our weekly City Council recap, we discuss a presentation by the Preservation League of New York State on the National Register of Historic Places and some Auburn neighborhoods that are eligible for inclusion and the return of the Summer Saturday Market ... MORE
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Rep. Katko says he will vote for bipartisan gun safety bill

U.S. Representative John Katko said on Wednesday that he will vote for the bipartisan gun safety bill once it is brought before the House for a vote. “It is my strong belief that this legislation represents a consensus approach to addressing the ... MORE
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Esports, Clay Target starting at Cayuga Community College in Fall 2022 semester

Cayuga Community College will field two new athletic teams in the Fall 2022 semester, including the first online athletic program in the College’s history. As part of the College’s continued effort to increase athletic offerings and student life opportunities, Cayuga will add ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, Life, Schools
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One person hospitalized after mobile home fire in Cayuga County

First responders in Cayuga County were called to a mobile home fire on Timerson Road. The call came in around 4:30 p.m. and prompted firefighters from Red Creek, Victory, and Oswego to respond. Lake Shore Ambulance was also called to the scene ... MORE
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Woman arrested on multiple warrants after traffic stop in Cayuta

Police took a Lansing woman into custody on multiple warrants. According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Leann Magee, 40, of Lansing on warrants from Tompkins County and the City of Auburn. Charges stem from a vehicle stop ... MORE
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Thunderstorms bring heavy rain, leaving behind flooded roads in the Finger Lakes (full coverage)

Last week it was reports of wind damage following severe thunderstorms in the Finger Lakes. On Wednesday, a hot and humid airmass brought thunderstorms with torrential rain for areas in Monroe, Ontario, Wayne, Yates, Seneca, and Cayuga counties. Few of the storms ... MORE
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Celebration at Cayuga’s Culinary Institute to feature celebrity chef, PBS host Julie Taboulie

Cayuga Community College is partnering with celebrity chef, award-winning author and PBS host Julie Taboulie® to feature her famous Lebanese cuisine at the College’s new Culinary Institute. “Cook, Create & Celebrate Summer” at Cayuga’s Culinary Institute will feature tastings prepared by Taboulie®, ... MORE
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Auburn City Council imposes six-month moratorium on new smoke shops

The Auburn City Council has imposed a six-month moratorium on new smoke shops in the city. The council wants more time to update zoning regulations concerning where and how such shops will be allowed to operate. Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason says ... MORE
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New board member interested in leading for Auburn Enlarged City School District

A new board member on the Auburn Enlarged City School District Board of Education is interested in leading. Current President Ian Phillips, as well as Danielle Wood both expressed interested in the president and vice presidency. The Citizen reports that Superintendent Jeff ... MORE
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Cayuga County considering gas tax cap

Cayuga County legislators want to hear from town and village officials before deciding whether to approve a gas tax cap. The Citizen reports lawmakers want to find out what local officials think of the potential loss of tax revenue a cap would ... MORE
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Early voting underway for first of two primaries, when and where do I vote?

Early voting is underway in New York for the first of this year’s two primary elections. The June 28 primary features races for Governor, Lt. Governor, Assembly, and local positions. Only voters enrolled in political parties are eligible to vote in that ... MORE
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Home destroyed after fire in Scipio: More than a dozen fire departments called

More than a dozen fire departments responded to a house fire on Wycoff Road in the town of Scipio. No injuries were reported, but firefighters from Scipio, Poplar Ridge, Long Hill, Fleming, Throop, Sennett, Moravia, Aurelius, Union Springs, Sempronius Aurora, West Niles, ... MORE
Cayuga County, Fire, News, Scipio
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Auburn celebrates Juneteenth this weekend

NOTE: The Quinn Hunter lecture scheduled for Saturday has been postponed until a later date. The city of Auburn will celebrate Juneteenth this weekend. The holiday commemorates the day slaves in Texas found out Abraham Lincoln had signed the Emancipation Proclamation. The Harriet ... MORE
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INSIDE THE FLX: Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason, a moratorium on new smoke shops, Juneteeth, the summer rec program and more (podcast)

In our weekly visit with the City Clerk, we recapped actions taken by the City Council at its Thursday meeting and more. A six-month moratorium on new smoke shops in the city. Several people have attempted to open shops selling cannabis before ... MORE