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Auburn library invites community to be part of drone photo at stadium
October 18, 2017, 9:15 pm | Source
Seymour Library in Auburn is inviting the community to be part of its 2019 calendar by posing for a bird's-eye view drone photo at Holland Stadium at 3:45 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20.
Molinaro for New York: Republican creates campaign committee to run for governor
October 18, 2017, 9:02 pm | Source
Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro has created a campaign committee to run for governor in 2018, according to state election records.
Auburn Fire Department joins 'elite group,' receives top insurance classification
October 18, 2017, 9:00 pm | Source
AUBURN — The Auburn Fire Department celebrated a major achievement Wednesday morning as it became one of seven departments in New York state to earn the highest ranking insurance classification.
Police: Skaneateles man charged with vehicular assault, DWI for causing crash in Auburn
October 18, 2017, 9:00 pm | Source
Last month, Auburn police said Michael J. DeMarco Jr. fled from a sobriety checkpoint in the city, hitting another car and injuring a mother and child inside. Now, DeMarco is facing additional charges, as police said new evidence shows he…
Schumer: Lower broadband standard would be 'inadequate' for rural NY
October 18, 2017, 7:46 pm | Source
A Federal Communications Commission proposal to alter the definition of broadband could have a negative impact on rural New York, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer warned Wednesday.
Court proceedings continue around Cayuga Nation properties in Seneca Falls
October 18, 2017, 7:00 pm | Source
The fate of the Cayuga Nation's Seneca Falls properties remains uncertain, as two factions within the nation continue to meet in state Supreme Court.
Regional labor union supports Lattimore for Cayuga County Legislature
October 18, 2017, 5:54 pm | Source
Cayuga County Legislator Tim Lattimore received an endorsement from county union workers and their regional political committee in his campaign for reelection.
Auburn City Council candidates talk State Street, Schine Theater, more at forum
October 18, 2017, 5:30 pm | Source
AUBURN — The four candidates running for the two open seats on the Auburn City Council took part in the second political forum of the election season Wednesday morning, and the candidates disagreed considerably over the state of the city.
Simpson to step down as co-chair of CNY economic council
October 18, 2017, 5:18 pm | Source
The Central New York Regional Economic Development Council will have a new leader beginning in 2018.
Rep. John Katko visiting Europe, Middle East to review transportation security
October 18, 2017, 4:03 pm | Source
U.S. Rep. John Katko is leading a bipartisan congressional delegation to Europe and the Middle East this week to review security at international transportation hubs.
Health department lifts Springport, Union Springs boil water notice
October 18, 2017, 3:23 pm | Source
A boil water advisory for the village of Union Springs and the town of Springport residents served by Water District 1 has been lifted, according to the Cayuga County Health Department.
DeRosa, secretary to the governor: Important for women to speak out against sexism
October 18, 2017, 2:48 pm | Source
Melissa DeRosa remembers the first time she experienced what she describes as "overt sexism."
New look for CNY's 'front door': Syracuse airport terminal to get $48M facelift
The aging terminal at Syracuse Hancock International Airport will get a makeover.
Woman sentenced for selling heroin, fentanyl in Cayuga County
AUBURN — When Cynthia Jedra was arrested in 2016, the Cayuga County district attorney said police were shocked to find hundreds of doses of synthetic fentanyl at her Auburn residence. There were also several glassine envelopes of heroin, more than…
Gillibrand: 'Shameful' Congress didn't renew Children's Health Insurance Program
U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is urging congressional Republican leaders to extend a program that provides health insurance to millions of children.
Skaneateles school district to hold forum on children's media consumption
The Skaneateles Central School District wants to open a dialogue with parents about their children's time in front of screens, in light of the ever-expanding media landscape.
Balter highlights differences with Katko at Auburn Rotary Club meeting
AUBURN — The 24th Congressional District race won't be on the ballot until 2018, but one of U.S. Rep. John Katko's potential Democratic challengers appeared in Cayuga County Tuesday to introduce herself to voters.
Roadside ditches in Owasco Lake watershed need work
AUBURN — The Owasco Lake Watershed Inspection Program assessed more than 100 town and county roadside ditches in the watershed totaling just under 10 miles. More than five miles, the program determined, are high priority to be stabilized.
TODAY'S FORECAST: Sunny, high near 69
October 18, 2017, 4:00 am | Source
Sunny skies and high temperatures in the upper 60s are in the forecast today for Auburn and Cayuga County.
Video: 2017 Cayuga County Legislature District 5 candidates forum
October 17, 2017, 11:15 pm | Source