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Auburn church seeks help with prom for people with special needs
Auburn Alliance Church will once again host Night to Shine, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation, along with almost 500 churches around the world on Friday, Feb. 8. For people with special needs age 14 and older, the prom night experience includes a red carpet arrival, hair and makeup stations, lim
State police in Auburn looking to reunite ladder with owner
State police are hoping to reunite a ladder with its owner. Auburn-based state police said Saturday that a large ladder was found on Route 20 between Auburn and Skaneateles Tuesday. Troopers said the ladder might belong to a contractor.
'A place to be': Auburn festival supports arts, local creators
AUBURN — A new festival in Auburn seeks to celebrate local art and the people who create them. The Festival of the Creative Arts was held Saturday at the Case Mansion — the former residence of Theodore Case, who pioneered sound-on-film technology — in Auburn. The mansion now serves as the Presbyteri
Letter: Offer feedback on Auburn planning
One of the highlights of 2018 was that Auburn was selected as the state of New York’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative grant recipient for the Central New York region. The city of Auburn is in the process of planning our Downtown Auburn Revitalization Initiative program. This is a process that wil
Christmas Elf: Single day struggles to pay bills
Dad is raising three boys on his own after his wife passed away two years ago. He makes enough to pay the bills but could use extra help for Christmas. He has a boy, 11, who wants a basketball and chapter books about science, a boy, 9, who likes art and would like art supplies and a boy, 8, who want
Auburn Unitarian Universalist Society: Celebrating all holidays
As Unitarian Universalists, we celebrate diversity, which includes our holiday celebrations as well. Within a UU congregation, you may find people who identify as Christian, Pagan, Buddhist, Jewish, secular humanist or even those who choose not to define themselves by a label, as they feel that labe
Military Notes: Auburn National Guard member promoted
LATHAM — Maj. Gen. Ray Shields, the adjutant general of New York, announces the recent promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.
Weekday top 5: Aurelius woodworker to hire homeless vets, pedestrian hit by SUV in Auburn
AURELIUS — Not too long ago Joe Cochran was homeless. Now he's an owner of a custom woodwork business in Cayuga County. For about 80 hours a week, Joe and his brother, Tyrel Cochran make "just about anything that can be made from wood." Their business, Patriot Custom Woodworks, pumps out coffee tabl
Ormie King: Faded Auburn photos for 2018's final month
There’s an old song with a line in it that goes “Faded photographs are like the memories of our mind.” All you folks out there have sent me so many photos like these and others that there is not enough space to create an entire column, even though many deserve that space. So from time to time, I run
Superintendent: Auburn High School threat unfounded
A threat made at Auburn High School Friday was investigated and determined to be unfounded. Auburn Enlarged City School District Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo said he received a call around 12:45 p.m. about a threat found written on a bathroom stall at the high school. The message was investigated b
Auburn woman arrested for allegedly taking car from Walmart parking lot
An Auburn woman was arrested Wednesday night for allegedly taking a car she didn't own from the Walmart parking lot. The Auburn Police Department received a report of a missing car on Dec. 10. The car was last seen in the Walmart parking lot. The driver left the car in the parking lot after being ar
Christmas tree recycling program returning to Cayuga County
The Cayuga County Soil and Water Conservation District, Cayuga County Solid Waste Management Program and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cayuga County will once again hold the Trade-a-Tree program this winter.
Auburn police searching for missing teen
The Auburn Police Department is seeking help in locating a missing teenager. Kai're Forest, 16, of Auburn, went missing from his 73 Cottage St. residence Wednesday, according to a release from the department. Although police said his current whereabouts are unknown, they note he has numerous friends
Pedestrian struck by SUV in Auburn transported to hospital
A pedestrian was transported to Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse after being struck by a SUV in Auburn early Thursday morning. A call came in to Cayuga County 911 at 5:59 a.m. reporting a car and pedestrian accident on North Fulton Street, dispatchers said.
Long arm of the law grabs Auburn theft suspect in New York City
It took a 10 hours of driving, but Auburn police finally got their man. Dashaun Gray, 19, who allegedly used two counterfeit $100 American Express travelers checks at the Auburn Wegmans in July, was arrested on Wednesday.
Seneca Falls man faces new felony charges after pleading guilty to identity theft earlier this year
Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce reports the arrest of a 30-year-old Seneca Falls man following an investigation into property damage at a home he was renting on Gravel Road. Raymond J. Tortorello, 30, of Seneca Falls was charged with second-degree criminal mischief – a Class D felony, and petit larce
Auburn talks snow removal costs at city council meeting
AUBURN — The metrics, methods — and money — involved in snow removal were presented at Thursday's city council meeting in Auburn. Auburn Superintendent of Public Works Mike Talbot broke down the snow removal budget and city plow routes.
Cayuga County Craft: The year in beer
Normally, the end of Cayuga County Craft is a hodgepodge. But this time I'm going to begin with one. There's no other way to recap the year in beer, both locally and personally. And it was a good year:
Auburn school district to stop trying to reach out to Cayuga Centers over financial loss
The Auburn Enlarged City School District will stop its attempt to recoup its loss from Cayuga Centers closing its residential treatment program earlier this year. The board of education approved a motion to end attempts to engage with Cayuga Centers; the district had been trying to recover over $200
New York Attorney General's office files lawsuit against Target, Walmart and LaRose Industries
New York — The attorney general's office has filed a lawsuit against Target Corporation, Walmart Inc., and importer LaRose Industries, for allegedly committing thousands of violations of multiple New York laws governing the safety of children’s toys sold in the state.