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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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Under a new directive issued by Governor Kathy Hochul, EMTs can now administer vaccines

Governor Kathy Hochul has issued a directive that will allow EMTs to administer the COVID-19 vaccine. They had been allowed to administer them before, but the state of emergency ending made it so they no longer could. This will help counties that ... MORE
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Cayuga County COVID-19 surge has similar numbers compared to the last surge

The Cayuga County Health Department has released data showing that Wednesday there were 72 new cases of COVID-19. The last time they were this high was Jan. 21 at 82 cases. There are currently 320 active cases, the highest in 8 months ... 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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Village of Skaneateles employees are now mandated to be fully vaccinated by Nov. 5

Skaneateles in Onondaga County has issued a mandate requiring county employees to be fully vaccinated by Nov. 5. The village employs under 15 full-time employees and a number of part-time employees that are all required to get the vaccine. The policy states ... MORE
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Schools in Cayuga County are experiencing a surge in COVID-19 cases, health officials say

In just the first week of school starting the Cayuga County Health Department says there is a rising number of positive COVID-19 cases among students. They remind parents that they need to keep kids home when they are sick, even if they ... 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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Cayuga County has most COVID hospitalizations since February 1

Cayuga County hit its highest number of COVID-19 hospitalizations on Tuesday. The County reported 22 residents hospitalized with COVID-19. The hospitalizations are not all at Auburn Community Hospital. The youngest hospitalized COVID-19 patient is in their 20s, according to health officials. According ... 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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Cayuga County expands hours for pistol permit amendments

Sheriff Brian Schenck would like to announce that in an effort to better meet the needs of the Citizens of Cayuga County, the Sheriff’s Office is evaluating its hours of operation for particular services. As part of this evaluation the Sheriff’s Office ... 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