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One dead after exchange of gunfire with police at Auburn home

One person was killed after an exchange of gunfire with police at an Auburn city home Tuesday morning. Multiple agencies were called to Wheeler Street a little before 11:30 a.m. after neighbors reported shots fired. In a press release, the Auburn Police ... MORE
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Cayuga County fire departments receive FEMA funding to split

$5.6 million dollars in FEMA funding will be split among several Cayuga County fire departments. The funds will go towards hiring more firefighters and promoting safety among firefighters. The City of Auburn Fire Department will receive $1.2 million dollars to hire 5 ... MORE
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Vaccine clinic hosted by Cayuga County Health Department at Fingerlakes Mall Sept. 22

With 46 newly reported COVID-19 cases in Cayuga County Thursday, the health department asks that if someone does not feel well, they stay at home. A walk-in vaccine clinic is available at the Fingerlakes Mall on Wednesday Sept. 22 on behalf of ... MORE
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Though they withheld the storm, Auburn’s municipal utilities reached their maximum potential during Hurricane Fred

Due to Hurricane Fred, Auburn’s municipal utilities have had their capabilities tested. City Clerk Chuck Mason said the systems for that time period were maxed out, despite holding up relatively well during the rainfall. There was damage to Auburn’s sewage treatment plant ... MORE
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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