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Cayuga Centers ending Residential Treatment Center; as many as 120 to be laid off

Cayuga Centers announced Thursday it's closing its Residential Treatment Center, laying off as many as 120 employees in the process. The Auburn-based institution said in a release "dramatic changes in the nature of the youths ... more
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Auburn brewery announces opening date at new location

Auburn brewery announces opening date at new location
It'll be a good St. Patrick's Day for The Good Shepherds Brewing Co. The Auburn brewery announced on Instagram Tuesday that it will have a soft opening at its new location, the former PBJ on ... more
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Plans for city, county public safety complex at Auburn’s Save-A-Lot plaza moving forward

Plans for city, county public safety complex at Auburn's Save-A-Lot plaza moving forward
A plan to consolidate Auburn and Cayuga County emergency services into one facility has been resurrected on a smaller scale than initially proposed but nevertheless is moving forward. The proposed new facility would be located ... more
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FLX WEEKLY: The dog days of winter & Facebook birthdays (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: The dog days of winter & Facebook birthdays (podcast)
Join Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi & Josh Durso for a look at your upcoming weekend in the Finger Lakes and a round-up of the top news, local photos and activities at FingerLakes1.com this week. Will ... more
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Appellate Division upholds two sentences in Cayuga County

Cayuga County District Attorney Jon Budelmann announced the affirmation of two Fourth Department of Appellate Division decisions after prosecution and sentencing from his office. On September 1st, 2016 Jermaine Gotham pleaded guilty to first-degree burglary, ... more
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Police: Auburn driver charged after failing sobriety test

Police: Auburn driver charged after failing sobriety test
An Auburn man is facing criminal charges after being found intoxicated while driving Wednesday morning, the Auburn Police Department said. Joseph D. Adams, 24, 116 Owasco St., was charged with first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of ... more
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Art ordinance, Tubman statue, Auburn Public Theater expansion discussed at public art panel

Representatives from the city of Auburn, the Harriet Tubman Downtown Memorial Committee and the Auburn Public Theater are continuing their efforts to further coordinate arts and culture programs in the city. Auburn Senior Planner Renee ... more
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What Auburn Rite Aid customers can expect as Walgreens, Albertsons take over

What Auburn Rite Aid customers can expect as Walgreens, Albertsons take over
Over the next two to three years, Rite Aid customers can expect some big changes as Walgreens and Albertsons take over three Auburn stores. According to Rite Aid spokesperson Ashley Flower, two Genesee Street locations ... more
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Tops Friendly Markets files Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Tops Friendly Markets files Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Tops Friendly Markets LLC has filed for reorganizational bankruptcy, known as Chapter 11. It’s a move to eliminate debt and position the company for success moving forward. The company employs over 14,000 workers, and according ... more
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Inside the Schine: How the Auburn theater’s prospective new owner will restore it

Inside the Schine: How the Auburn theater's prospective new owner will restore it
The effort to restore the Auburn Schine Theater may have more momentum behind it now than ever before. It was 20 years ago in January that the Cayuga County Arts Council purchased the dilapidated South ... more
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Auburn connection to ‘Twelve Years a Slave’ discussed by Solomon Northrup descendant

Auburn connection to 'Twelve Years a Slave' discussed by Solomon Northrup descendant
Solomon Northrup's great-great-great-granddaughter Melissa Howell delivered a presentation on Sunday about the hidden figures who played a role in the publishing of Northrup's memoir, "Twelve Years a Slave," in 1853. Howell presented “A freedom narrative's ... more
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Auburn police report increase in parking tickets, school incidents in January

The Auburn Police Department responded to more parking violations and school incidents last month. According to a monthly activity report, police received 63 more calls for service (total 2,838) and issued 285 more parking tickets ... more
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REPORT: Tops owners preparing for bankruptcy, local impact unknown

REPORT: Tops owners preparing for bankruptcy, local impact unknown
A report by Bloomberg says two U.S. supermarkets — one that has a number of stores in the Finger Lakes region — could be preparing for bankruptcy. The owner of Tops Friendly Markets could potentially ... more
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Auburn Junior High School celebrates Black History Month in song, verse

Auburn Junior High School celebrates Black History Month in song, verse
The transformation from stage fright to confidence was quick for Auburn Junior High School student Serenity Scott. When Scott made it to the stage in front of hundreds in the school's auditorium to perform a ... more
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Auburn schools and law enforcement train for any situation

Auburn schools and law enforcement train for any situation
Auburn Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo said he was on the phone all day with parents who were concerned about their child's safety at school. Pirozzolo said he re-assured parents that there is a plan and they ... more
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Cayuga County student hits perfect ACT score

Nathan Lesch's eight months of prepping paid off when he achieved his goal of receiving the highest possible composite score on the ACT test. Lesch, 17, who lives in Auburn and is a senior at ... more
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Pulaski schools head confirmed as Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES district superintendent

Pulaski schools head confirmed as Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES district superintendent
After almost a year without a full-time district superintendent, a new leader for the Cayuga-Onondaga Board of Cooperative Educational Services has been selected. The BOCES board of education voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Brian K ... more
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Auburn City Council approves revised budget for North Division Street bridge project

Auburn City Council approves revised budget for North Division Street bridge project
The city's contribution to the North Division Street bridge replacement project has been significantly reduced after a revision to the project's budget. While the project's overall budget increased by about $2 million since the Auburn ... more
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Sheriff: Montezuma man authored letter detailing threat against Auburn HS

Sheriff: Montezuma man authored letter detailing threat against Auburn HS
Cayuga County Sheriff David Gould reports that on December 15th members of his office received a letter through the U.S. Mail from an unknown source, which alleged that an individual had made threats of violence ... more
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District: Threat rumors at Auburn Junior High School not credible

The Auburn Enlarged City School District said rumors about a threat to Auburn Junior High School were investigated and found to not be credible. District Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo said an automated phone call was sent ... more
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Oswego man admits leaving scene of accident in Sterling in December 2016

Oswego man admits leaving scene of accident in Sterling in December 2016
An Oswego man admitted his guilt in an accident in December 2016 in the town of Sterling, according to a press release from the Cayuga County District Attorney's Office. Timothy Oleyourryk, 48, of State Route ... more
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