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Three kittens left to die in Auburn parking lot: One survives as police investigate

The Finger Lakes SPCA of CNY and police in Auburn are investigating an animal cruelty case — and now they are requesting the public’s help. Three kittens were left in a bag in a parking lot in the back of the Holiday ... MORE
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York Industrial Plaza in Auburn purchased by Harmax Holdings LLC

38 and 40 York Street in Auburn, two four story buildings, have been sold. Both buildings are 66,000 square feet and their intended purpose upon construction was to manufacture farm equipment. Both buildings sold for $1.1 million dollars. The buildings are currently ... MORE
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Auburn school district has only been open for a week and has 30 isolations among students and staff

School started a week ago for the Auburn Enlarged City School District and there are already 30 isolations for both students and staff. District Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo said a lot of kids didn’t even make it to school to start because of ... MORE
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A second defendant has plead guilty for the murder of a man in Auburn in 2019

During the second day of jury selection, a man accused of murdering a 36-year-old man in Auburn has pleaded guilty. This comes days after his co-defendant also took a plea deal. Gage Ashley, 24, pleaded guilty to first and second degree murder, ... MORE
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Businesses in Cayuga County are looking to hire: But where are the applicants?

Businesses in Auburn are struggling to find employees due to COVID-19. Amy Fuller with Cayuga Strategic Solutions says that when driving through Auburn there are help wanted signs everywhere, and if they face the issue of someone calling in then they have ... MORE
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Cayuga Community College establishes grant program to help students in need due to COVID-19

Cayuga Community College is offering a new challenge grant program for students facing unexpected costs. The program is built onto the one they created last year that helped students handle unexpected costs that came with COVID-19. It could be housing, medical, or ... MORE
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Jury selection is underway as trial is set to begin for one of the men accused of murder in Auburn in 2019

The selection of jury members started Monday for the man facing murder charges stemming from the death of Joshua Poole in 2019. Poole, 36, was shot and killed at 8 Delevan St. in Auburn during an attempted robbery. Gage Ashley, 22, is ... MORE
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Auburn City Council asks Gov. Kathy Hochul for quicker review on proposed water quality regulations

The Auburn City Council penned a letter to Governor Kathy Hochul asking for a faster review on the proposed water quality regulations for Owasco Lake. Governor Cuomo never had much to say on the topic. Local officials have appeared to be supportive ... MORE
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Auburn School District will use Anonymous Alerts to help deal with bullying issues

The Auburn Enlarged City School District has announced that it will be utilizing Anonymous Alerts app to help curb bullying. The patented, award-winning safety communications tool is a way for students to anonymously report sensitive concerns to school officials and engage in ... MORE
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Auburn will host its annual Tomatofest this Saturday

Auburn’s annual Tomatofest will be Saturday. The event will have music, vendors, food, and supports local food cupboards. There will be plenty of activities for families including making slime, candles, veggie art, and more. Joe Whiting and Mark Doyle will put on ... MORE
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Auburn will host events Saturday in honor of 9/11

Auburn and Cayuga County plan to hold various events in honor of the anniversary of 9/11 this Saturday. There will be a ceremony Saturday morning beginning at 8:40 a.m. on the south lawn of Memorial City Hall in Auburn. The Wheeler bell ... MORE
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Auburn woman arrested after stabbing two people and fleeing the scene

Following an incident Tuesday night that left two people suffering stab wounds, a woman is now facing felony charges. The incident happened on Madison Street and police responded around 9:16 p.m. to find two individuals suffering from stab wounds. They were transported ... MORE
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Auburn starts first day of school, superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo shares that Cayuga County is creating COVID-19 testing plan

Auburn’s school superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo said the first day of school was great and it was good to see students back in the hallways. One of the issues the district is facing is that unvaccinated staff members need to be tested, so ... MORE
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Cayuga Community College Foundation launches fundraising campaign for their Student Emergency Fund

To help students overcome challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cayuga Community College Foundation is launching a new fundraising campaign to support Cayuga Community College’s Student Emergency Fund. Funds raised in the Foundation’s newly-created Challenge Grant, as part of its Annual ... MORE
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Blood drive Tuesday, Sept. 7 at Fingerlakes Mall in Auburn

A blood drive is being held at the Fingerlakes Mall in Auburn today, Tuesday, Sept. 7 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Since the Coronavirus began, there has been a severe blood shortage in the area. The event is being hosted by ... MORE