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Seward House Museum awarded $20K grant for Underground Railroad project

Seward House Museum awarded $20K grant for Underground Railroad project
The Seward House Museum in Auburn has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Network to Freedom, the museum announced in a news release. The money will be used for preservation, research and an exhibition ... more
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Auburn receives state grant to replace lead water line fixtures

The city of Auburn was recently awarded a grant from the state health department to fund the replacement of lead water fixtures in the city's water lines. Director of Municipal Utilities Seth Jensen said the ... more
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DOCCS: Cayuga Correctional Facility reforms solitary confinement, tests tablet initiative

DOCCS: Cayuga Correctional Facility reforms solitary confinement, tests tablet initiative
The Department of Corrections and Community Supervision has announced its new and ongoing initiatives for 2018, and many of them actually take root in Cayuga County. In a budget hearing Tuesday, DOCCS' Acting Commissioner Anthony ... more
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Lincoln Street parking lot in Auburn will permanently close Sunday night

Lincoln Street parking lot in Auburn will permanently close Sunday night
The Lincoln Street parking lot in Auburn will permanently close at 11 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4 to make way for the construction of the $10 million Equal Rights Cultural Heritage Center. Work to create a ... more
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Cortland man admits trying to meet child for sex in Cayuga County

Cortland man admits trying to meet child for sex in Cayuga County
When Domenick Krango drove to Aurelius last November, the 60-year-old said he wasn't just planning to visit the Fingerlakes Mall — he was hoping to have sex with a 12-year-old girl he met on the ... more
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Auburn City Council sets public hearings for zoning code, CDBG funds

Auburn City Council sets public hearings for zoning code, CDBG funds
The Auburn City Council scheduled two public hearings next week regarding the update to the city zoning code and the 2018-2019 Community Block Development Grant Annual Action Plan. Council members voted unanimously to authorize the ... more
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Sheriff: Auburn woman killed after exiting disabled vehicle in Cicero

Sheriff: Auburn woman killed after exiting disabled vehicle in Cicero
A 26-year-old Auburn woman was killed after being struck by a car in Cicero, according to the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office. Heather Lardeo, 26, of Auburn was traveling north on Route 298 around 5:23 p.m ... more
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Driver sent to hospital after one-car crash in Aurelius

Driver sent to hospital after one-car crash in Aurelius
One person was transported to Auburn Community Hospital after a rollover accident in Aurelius on Friday, according to first responders. A one-car rollover was reported around 1 p.m., which resulted in first responders being dispatched ... more
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Prospect Street closed to traffic Thursday for emergency water main repair

Prospect Street closed to traffic Thursday for emergency water main repair
Residents and businesses around Prospect Street in Auburn will be without water for a few hours on Thursday as a water main break is repaired, the city announced Wednesday. The city will implement an emergency ... more
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Auburn Police seek help finding missing runaway 13-year-old

Auburn Police seek help finding missing runaway 13-year-old
Auburn Police are asking for help finding a runaway missing teen. Police say 13-year-old Nyasia Larkins left Cayuga Centers on January 26 with two other juveniles. All three are believed to have hitchhiked to the ... more
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Police: Aurelius man charged with stealing money, phone from woman

Police: Aurelius man charged with stealing money, phone from woman
An Aurelius man is facing a criminal charge after allegedly taking money from his girlfriend, according to the Auburn Police Department. Jason P. Colon, 37, 6557 Mullen Drive, was picked up on a warrant Wednesday ... more
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Sheriff: Standoff in Cayuga County ends with fugitive being captured

Sheriff: Standoff in Cayuga County ends with fugitive being captured
Sheriff David Gould reports that on January 24th members of the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office located and arrested a fugitive from justice, who was wanted on felony charges in Alabama. Mark G. Sheehy, 28, was ... more
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Auburn City Council looking at Casey Park, landfill, drinking water projects

Auburn City Council looking at Casey Park, landfill, drinking water projects
The next steps for several ongoing Auburn-area projects will be discussed during Thursday's Auburn City Council meeting. Casey Park City planning staff members Renee Jensen and Tiffany Beebee will unveil the design for the new ... more
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THE LOVING CUP: Heidi Nightengale of Auburn & Laura Williams French of Jordan (podcast)

THE LOVING CUP: Heidi Nightengale of Auburn & Laura Williams French of Jordan (podcast)
On this week's Loving Cup Podcast, host Katie MacIntyre welcomes Heidi Nightengale of Auburn & Jordan resident Laura Williams French in-studio to talk about gratitude and how their friendship turned into an International book publishing ... more
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With help from Auburn area and Jim Kelly, Gavras Center advances $1.5M capital project

With help from Auburn area and Jim Kelly, Gavras Center advances $1.5M capital project
More than one year after receiving a state grant to support what was then an $880,000 expansion, the E. John Gavras Center is advancing a much larger capital project that will provide a new look ... more
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Cayuga County Office Building in Auburn reopened after fire alarm scare

Cayuga County Office Building in Auburn reopened after fire alarm scare
The Cayuga County Office Building at 160 Genesee St., Auburn was evacuated Monday afternoon following a fire alarm activation on the sixth floor. Auburn Fire Chief Joseph Morabito said there was no smoke or fire, ... more
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Man representing fake haircut charity event arrested in Auburn

A Syracuse man who went around Auburn soliciting donations for a fake charity in November and December of last year was arrested Friday, the Auburn Police Department said. Deputy Chief Roger Anthony said 15 people ... more
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Pedestrian struck on South Street in Auburn expected to make full-recovery

In an update from the Auburn Citizen, officials say the pedestrian struck in the City of Auburn late this week is expected to make a full-recovery. The male pedestrian who was hit by a car ... more
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Auburn police: Calls for service, investigations decrease in December despite more arrests

Most numbers continued to drop for the Auburn Police Department in December as police reported an overall decrease in investigations and calls for service. According to the department's monthly activity report, police received 2,775 calls ... more
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Democrats in three CNY counties to hold forum in Auburn, designate Katko challenger

Democrats in three CNY counties to hold forum in Auburn, designate Katko challenger
Democrats in three of the 24th Congressional District's four counties will hold a forum and designate a candidate next month to challenge U.S. Rep. John Katko. The Cayuga, Oswego and Wayne Democratic committees will host ... more
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New car wash project in Auburn, Cayuga County considering financial assistance from IDAs

New car wash project in Auburn, Cayuga County considering financial assistance from IDAs
A proposed car wash project with a location in Auburn and another elsewhere in Cayuga County is considering applying for financial assistance through the Cayuga County and Auburn Industrial Development Agencies, less than a year ... more
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