Crews battle massive overnight fire in Auburn

Crews battle massive overnight fire in Auburn

Firefighters were called to a four alarm blaze on Gaylord Street in the city of Auburn during the overnight hours. According to our partners at the Cayuga-Seneca Fire Wire, the fire spread to the neighboring structure, as flames shot out of the ... MORE
Skaneateles police investigating two thefts from vehicles in Austin

Skaneateles police investigating two thefts from vehicles in Austin Park

The Skaneateles Police Department is investigating two thefts from vehicles in Austin Park on Monday morning. On Monday, May 23, an unknown suspect broke the windows of two vehicles and took purses containing cash and personal items, say police. The incident occurred ... MORE
New York’s final district maps approved: What does it mean for the Finger Lakes?

New York’s final district maps approved: What does it mean for the Finger Lakes?

New York’s final congressional and state Senate redistricting maps were released on Saturday, resulting in significantly more competitive districts than those originally drawn by the state Legislature. The congressional and state Senate district maps were drawn by special master Jonathan Cervas and ... MORE
Auburn city budget likely to be adopted June 3, no speakers at final hearing

Auburn city budget likely to be adopted June 3, no speakers at final hearing

The Auburn City Council expects to adopt City Manager Jeff Dygert’s proposed budget at its June 3 meeting. The average homeowner will see flat or slightly decreased tax bill No one spoke at the final public hearing on the proposed spending plan ... MORE
New York: Number of jobs increased by 23,600, unemployment dropped for fourth straight month in April

New York: Number of jobs increased by 23,600, unemployment dropped for fourth straight month in April

Last Thursday, the New York State Department of Labor released its preliminary monthly jobs and labor force data for April. Let’s take a look at the highlights and break down data most relevant to the Finger Lakes. Private sector jobs According to ... MORE
Fratto calls Claudia Tenney a tourist, says NY-24 needs Finger Lakes representative

Fratto calls Claudia Tenney a tourist, says NY-24 needs Finger Lakes representative

Republican Congressional Candidate Mario Fratto responded to recent news that Claudia Tenney would seek election in the newly formed 24th District. The response comes as candidates jockey for position in the newly defined Congressional lines. Previously, Fratto was running against Congressman Chris ... MORE
Tenney announces run in newly-drawn 24th Congressional District

Tenney announces run in newly-drawn 24th Congressional District

22nd District Congresswoman Claudia Tenney announced early Saturday that she will run for election in the new 24th District. I’m announcing my candidacy for the new #NY24, which includes areas I currently represent in Congress. I’m honored to have received the support ... MORE
HEALing Communities Study tackling the “public health crisis” of opioid addiction

HEALing Communities Study tackling the “public health crisis” of opioid addiction

Monika Salvage calls opioid abuse in Auburn and Cayuga County a public health crisis. Salvage is the Project Director for the HEALing Communities Study. HEAL stands for Helping to End Addiction Long Term. The project’s goal is to reduce opioid overdose deaths ... MORE
Cayuga Community College holds first in-person graduation since 2019

Cayuga Community College holds first in-person graduation since 2019

Cayuga Community College held its first public graduation ceremony in three years Thursday night at Falcon Park in Auburn. It was the first at Falcon Park and the first in public since the COVID-19 pandemic began. The 2020 and 2021 ceremonies were ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: HEALing Community Study tackes opioid abuse in Auburn and Cayuga County (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: HEALing Community Study tackes opioid abuse in Auburn and Cayuga County (podcast)

In this episode, we talk with Monika Salvage, Project Director for the HEALing Communities Study. HEALing Communities is a project that’s been in existence in Cayuga County for a little over two years. The HEALing team that was funded by the a ... MORE
Auburn hosts tennis festival Saturday

Auburn hosts tennis festival Saturday

May is National Tennis Month, and the city of Auburn will celebrate with a tennis festival Saturday. The event will be held at Clifford Park. Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason says there will be opportunities for all skill levels to play.  ... MORE
Achievements of Class of 2022 celebrated during Wells College’s 154th Commencement Ceremony

Achievements of Class of 2022 celebrated during Wells College’s 154th Commencement Ceremony

During Wells College’s 154th Commencement ceremony today (May 21, 2022), President Jonathan Gibralter conferred undergraduate degrees upon 59 graduating students. In addition, a longtime professor who is retiring this year was granted the honorary title of professor emerit, and several students were honored ... MORE
Schumer, Gillibrand announce over $2.2 million in federal disaster relief for Auburn Community Hospital

Schumer, Gillibrand: Over $2.2 million in federal disaster relief secured for Auburn hospital

Auburn Community Hospital will receive over $2.2 million from the federal government to cover costs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic response, announced U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand in a joint statement on Thursday. The hospital will ... MORE
Doubledays extend agreement with city of Auburn, Abner Doubleday gets mascot partner

Doubledays extend agreement with city of Auburn, Abner Doubleday gets mascot partner

The city of Auburn and the Auburn Doubledays have signed an agreement that will keep the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League team playing at Falcon Park through 2028. Doubledays owners Don Lewis and Bob Ohman signed a five-year extension of the agreement ... MORE
Auburn city officials: Letters sent to Judge McAllister urge him to reject ‘devastating’ proposed district maps

Auburn city officials call on Judge McAllister to reject ‘devastating’ proposed district maps

Three Auburn city officials asked state Supreme Court Judge Patrick McAllister to reject the proposed congressional and state Senate maps drawn by a court-appointed expert. McAllister was the first judge to rule the district maps drawn by the Democrat-controlled Legislature unconstitutional back ... MORE