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Police: Auburn man threatened woman with butcher knife
August 19, 2017, 4:45 pm | Source
An Auburn man was arrested Friday night for threatening a woman with a butcher knife in a domestic incident, the Auburn Police Department said.
Cayuga County Democrats aim to retain majorities, win more seats in 2017
August 19, 2017, 3:28 pm | Source
AUBURN — Lured in with coffee and donuts on a Saturday morning, candidates and volunteers gathered at the Cayuga County Democratic Committee's headquarters Saturday to kick off the party's 2017 election campaigns.
Wells College's new student enrollment up from last year
August 19, 2017, 4:45 am | Source
Wells College's enrollment numbers for new students are seeing a boost from last year.
NY DOT exhibit at state fair to feature virtual reality simulation
The state Department of Transportation will bring 21st century technology to its exhibit at the New York State Fair.
Student loan repayment workshop to be held in Skaneateles
Dealing with student laon repayment issues? Some potential help is coming to Skaneateles Library.
Police: Auburn man arrested for robbery at gas station
An Auburn man was arrested Friday for stealing from a man at a city convenience store/gas station, according to a press release from the Auburn Police Department.
Thruway begins $15M project to replace two Syracuse-area bridges
Work has commenced on a $15.2 million project to replace two Thruway bridges in the Syracuse area.
NYS Fair finds new Chevy Court acts: Lynyrd Skynyrd and Stephen Marley
A Southern rock band and Grammy winner will replace two Chevy Court acts at the New York State Fair.
Cayuga County-area police blotter: Aug. 18, 2017
Cayuga County Democrats to hold campaign kickoff, office opening
August 18, 2017, 6:59 pm | Source
The Cayuga County Democratic Committee will hold a campaign kickoff and office opening at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at its headquarters, 75 Owasco St., Auburn, according to a release distributed Friday afternoon.
NY State Fair reveals entries in Taste NY Food Truck Competition
The New York State Fair's 2017 Taste NY Food Truck Competition is set.
Auburn Police Department renovation project running over cost, behind schedule
AUBURN — Some extra construction work has put the Auburn Police Department's command center repair project over its original budget and drawn out its timeline.
Rural Cayuga County school districts grapple with poverty, enrollment issues
A study released earlier this month said sagging student enrollment and ever-rising poverty have been affecting rural school districts in New York state.
Two Cayuga County Legislature seats head to September primaries
A handful of primary races are coming up in Cayuga County, two of which are opportunities to ballot for county Legislature seats. Voting will take place between noon and 9 p.m. Tuesday Sept. 12.
Wayne County farmers tell Katko: Changes needed to guest worker program
LYONS — Immigration and labor concerns dominated the conversation Tuesday at U.S. Rep. John Katko's agriculture forum in Wayne County.
Cayuga County Water and Sewer Authority gets state approval to map systems
Water and sewer lines throughout Cayuga County are finally on their way to being mapped after more than four decades.
Police: Auburn man threatened victim with knife
An Auburn man was arrested early Thursday for threatening a person with a knife, Auburn Police Department Deputy Chief Roger Anthony said.
State police: Truck driver was shopping online at time of fatal Thruway crash
More than two months after a deadly crash on the New York State Thruway, a Ballston Spa man has been charged for his alleged role in the wreck.
Sen. Pam Helming opens new Wayne County satellite office
State Sen. Pam Helming's satellite office in Wayne County is moving to a new location.
Fire chases Auburn family from home
A family scrambled to safety after a basement fire in Auburn Wednesday night, the Auburn Fire Department said.