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Boyle Center unveils pavilion, honor Vijay Mital in Auburn

INSIDE THE FLX: Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason; keys to the city, Park Ranger retiring, skate park construction delayed (podcast)
The Edward T. Boyle Center on Genesee Street celebrated the opening of a new three-season pavilion and honored longtime benefactor Vijay Mital. The pavilion features a green metal roof, white posts, and lighting and fans ... more
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Ian Phillips leads fundraising in Assembly race

Ian Phillips leads fundraising in Assembly race
Auburn Democrat Ian Phillips has more campaign funds than any other Assembly challenger in New York, thanks to the state's new public financing system. Phillips, who is running against Republican Assemblyman John Lemondes in the ... more
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Auburn housing group buys vacant property for pilot project

Auburn housing group buys vacant property for pilot project
AHA Development Corporation, an affiliate of the Auburn Housing Authority, purchased a home at 20 Barber St. for $5,000, aiming to renovate and resell it as part of a pilot project. The goal is to ... more
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Auburn to unveil ‘Sky Woman’ sculpture later this month

Auburn to unveil ‘Sky Woman’ sculpture later this month
Auburn will unveil its latest public sculpture, "Sky Woman," at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 26, at the corner of William and Lincoln streets near the downtown parking garage. The life-sized bronze female figure, created ... more
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Two fire departments in Cayuga County get federal funds

Two fire departments in Cayuga County get federal funds
Two Cayuga County fire departments will receive a portion of nearly $1.5 million in federal grants for fire departments across New York. U.S. Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced the funding on Monday, which ... more
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REPORT: Auburn veteran sues Cayuga County for racial discrimination

Cayuga County Office Building closed: Gould expects it to reopen on Tuesday
An Auburn man has sued Cayuga County, claiming racial discrimination prevented him from being hired as a planner. According to The Citizen, David Scott, a Black U.S. Army veteran, filed the lawsuit on June 24, ... more
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Temporary repairs on Auburn Arterial begins today

Auburn council to vote on requesting increased highway reimbursement
Auburn city officials announced that temporary repairs will begin today on the eastbound lanes of the Arterial from the city line to Columbus Street. The project, lasting about a week, aims to improve road conditions ... more
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Auburn murder suspect deemed fit for trial

Cayuga County public defenders join statewide symbolic boycott after wage increase not included in state budget
An Auburn murder suspect has been deemed fit for trial, more than two years after allegedly committing the violent act. Daniel D. Nachtsheim, 60, accused of murdering Michael Dennison in August 2022, has been found ... more
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Have you seen this missing Auburn teen?

Have you seen this missing Auburn teen?
The Auburn Police Department is asking for help in locating 15-year-old Kimmora Morris, who went missing from Cayuga Centers on July 12 around 1:04 a.m. Morris is described as 5’5” tall and weighing approximately 98 ... more
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Cayuga Community College proposes $27.7M budget

Cayuga Community College welcomes two new trustees
Cayuga Community College has proposed a $27.7 million budget for the 2024-25 academic year. The budget, approved by the college's board of trustees, requests $3,216,713 from Cayuga County, a $47,538 increase from last year. The ... more
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Sheriff: Auburn woman had BAC over twice-legal limit in Fleming incident

Sheriff: Auburn woman had BAC over twice-legal limit in Fleming incident
Authorities say an Auburn woman was arrested for DWI after an incident in the town of Fleming. Aysha L. Richardson of Auburn was arrested on July 8, 2024, for driving under the influence of alcohol ... more
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Auburn City Council to vote on $570K to deal with State St. issues

INSIDE THE FLX: Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason; keys to the city, Park Ranger retiring, skate park construction delayed (podcast)
The Auburn City Council will vote this week on a $570,000 addition to the city's road paving program to repave a rough portion of State Street. The funding, reimbursed by the state Department of Transportation, ... more
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Four arrested for theft and sale of military equipment in Auburn and Syracuse

Four arrested for theft and sale of military equipment in Auburn and Syracuse
Four individuals have been charged after a month-long investigation into the theft and resale of military equipment from various military units in New York. James Waleski, a federal employee at the 174th Air National Guard ... more
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Auburn school board elects new president, welcomes members

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The Auburn Enlarged City School District Board of Education started the new school year by electing Dr. Eliezer "Eli" Hernández as its new president. Hernández, who has served on the board since 2011 and was ... more
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Auburn to open pool and start summer programs next week

INSIDE THE FLX: Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason; keys to the city, Park Ranger retiring, skate park construction delayed (podcast)
Auburn will open the Casey Park pool and launch its summer recreation programs for children and adults starting next week. The pool at Casey Park, located at 150 N. Division St., will be open daily ... more
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Auburn approves new 80-bed homeless shelter

Auburn approves new 80-bed homeless shelter
The Auburn Planning Board has approved the construction of an 80-bed homeless shelter on Grant Avenue, replacing the current 16-bed facility. The decision came after a seven-month review process, with the board voting 3-1 in ... more
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State closes five Auburn-area smoke shops

State closes five Auburn-area smoke shops
Five Auburn-area smoke shops were shut down by the state for selling cannabis to minors and operating without licenses. The closures, including Blue Smoke and More and Auburn Express Jr. Smoke Shop, were announced after ... more
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State cannabis enforcement crackdown continues in Auburn with illegal shop shut down

State cannabis enforcement crackdown continues in Auburn with illegal shop shut down
The Office of Cannabis Management, with help from concerned parents, shut down several illegal cannabis shops in Cayuga County on Tuesday, including “Blue Smoke” in Auburn. New laws allow the office to lock and close ... more
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Williamson man faces 14 charges after domestic incident and pursuit in Auburn

Williamson man faces 14 charges after domestic incident and pursuit in Auburn
A man faces 14 charges, including four felonies, after a domestic incident led to a police chase on Sunday. Christopher M. Hunt, 23, of Williamson, allegedly held a woman against her will at a Washington ... more
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