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Auburn church properties hit the market as Diocese of Rochester deals with financial challenges

Catholic Diocese of Rochester heads back to bankruptcy court Tuesday
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester is selling three of its Auburn properties, including the Holy Family Church school, amid financial challenges. Syracuse's Housing Visions plans to buy the school, initially aiming to convert it ... more
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Auburn police seek public’s help in fraud case: Have you seen this SUV?

Auburn police seek public’s help in fraud case: Have you seen this SUV?
The Auburn Police Department has issued a call for assistance to the public following a fraudulent theft that led to a significant financial loss for a local resident. The crime involved a white Toyota SUV, ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: How is Cayuga Co. preparing for the solar eclipse? (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: How is Cayuga Co. preparing for the solar eclipse? (podcast)
How is the Cayuga County Sheriff's Office preparing for the Total Solar Eclipse in less than two weeks? In our monthly chat with Sheriff Brian Schenck, we dive into the work his team is taking ... more
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Auburn’s 80-bed homeless shelter suffers 5-2 zoning board defeat: What happens next?

Auburn's 80-bed homeless shelter suffers 5-2 zoning board defeat: What happens next?
A proposed 80-bed homeless shelter in Auburn encountered significant resistance, leading to a setback at the Zoning Board of Appeals meeting where a request for a use variance was denied. The shelter, intended to be ... more
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Auburn schools to host job fair to find teachers, support staff, and more

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The Auburn Enlarged City School District (AECSD) is set to host a job fair aimed at hiring educators and various support staff for the upcoming school year. Scheduled for May 2, from 5 to 7 ... more
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Auburn woman who fled February traffic stop taken into custody for obstruction

Auburn woman who fled February traffic stop taken into custody for obstruction
On March 22, 2024, Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck reported the arrest of Landa A. Flanigan from Brutus, following an outstanding warrant related to a February traffic violation in Auburn. The incident, which occurred on ... more
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Sheriff: Auburn man gives false identity during overnight incident

Sheriff: Auburn man gives false identity during overnight incident
Sheriff Brian Schenck announced the arrest of 26-year-old Hayden R. Powers of Auburn on charges of false personation, a Class B misdemeanor, early on March 21. The arrest followed an encounter with deputies who spotted ... more
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Penn Yan driver airlifted to Strong Hospital after car becomes pinned under tractor-trailer

Penn Yan driver airlifted to Strong Hospital after car becomes pinned under tractor-trailer
Over the weekend, a serious crash was reported in the town of Torrey involving a passenger vehicle and tractor-trailer. The drivers were identified as Scott Reinard of Penn Yan, and Mark Bertollini of Auburn, according ... more
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Deputies: Auburn man arrested for grand larceny in Savannah

Deputies: Auburn man arrested for grand larceny in Savannah
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of an Auburn man following a larceny investigation. Scott Atkinson, 42, of Auburn was arrested for petit larceny after a warrant was issued. He was also charged ... more
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Auburn seeks $1M grant to close funding gap on Lake Ave bridge repairs

INSIDE THE FLX: Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason; keys to the city, Park Ranger retiring, skate park construction delayed (podcast)
Auburn officials are pursuing a $1 million grant from the Northern Border Regional Commission (NRBC) to support the rehabilitation of the Lake Ave bridge. In a recent meeting, the City Council approved a motion to ... more
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Auburn Police Department requests $9.1M in 2024-25 budget

Auburn Police Department requests $9.1M in 2024-25 budget
The Auburn City Council recently began discussions for the 2024-25 budget, with the Auburn Police Department (APD) requesting over $9.1 million, an increase from the previous year's $7.7 million. Auburn Police Chief James Slayton attributed ... more
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Auburn considers hotel tax amid mixed public feedback

Police: Teen destroyed property at Best Western hotel in Penn Yan
The Auburn City Council, in conjunction with Assemblyman John Lemondes, hosted a public meeting to discuss the introduction of a proposed tax on hotel stays and short-term rentals. Auburn officials highlighted the city's motivation for ... more
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State of the City & County: Auburn, Cayuga County leaders offer vision for 2024 (webcast)

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This past week local officials in Cayuga County gathered at the Auburn Public Theater for the annual State of the City and State of the County addresses. Offered up by Mayor Jimmy Giannettino and Cayuga ... more
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Auburn, Cayuga County leaders unite: Economic development vision central in annual addresses

Auburn, Cayuga County leaders unite: Economic development vision central in annual addresses
Auburn Mayor Jimmy Giannettino and Cayuga County Legislature Chairwoman Aileen McNabb-Coleman demonstrated a unified front on economic development during their recent State of the City and County address. Hosted by the Cayuga County Chamber of ... more
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Wegmans shutting down stores in Finger Lakes for 30 mins during total solar eclipse

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Wegmans announced that its stores in the path of totality for the 2024 total solar eclipse will briefly close on April 8, from 3 to 3:30 p.m., to allow employees a unique opportunity to witness ... more
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Auburn property owner, Seneca Falls man get probation, weekends in jail for attempted rape charge in Cayuga County

Auburn property owner, Seneca Falls man get probation, weekends in jail for attempted rape charge in Cayuga County
An Auburn property owner well-known in the Cayuga County area was sentenced to probation and weekends in jail after seeking sex with an underage girl. Anthony Bartolotta will have to register as a sex offender ... more
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Auburn man faces felony charges after violating court order from jail

Sheriff Schenck says they are exploring possibility of converting part of Cayuga County Jail into homeless shelter
The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of an Auburn man on felony charges after an investigation into an incident on March 18. According to authorities, Drequan Thomas, 28, was arrested for criminal contempt ... more
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Assemblyman Lemondes seeks input on Auburn’s proposed hotel tax

Assemblyman Lemondes seeks input on Auburn's proposed hotel tax
Assemblyman John Lemondes is reaching out to the Auburn community for feedback on a proposed 5% tax on hotel stays and short-term rentals within the city. Lemondes announced a public meeting scheduled for Thursday, March ... more
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Schweinfurth Art Center in Auburn gets ready to open ‘Made in NY 2024’ exhibition

Schweinfurth Art Center in Auburn gets ready to open 'Made in NY 2024' exhibition
The Schweinfurth Art Center in Auburn is getting ready to open its doors to the "Made in NY 2024" exhibition on March 23, celebrating the vast talent across New York State. The exhibit, which runs ... more
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