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Great Race returns after two-year absence, '4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse' wins
August 14, 2022, 10:00 pm | Source
OWASCO — Another Great Race is in the books, but this one comes with a little extra satisfaction.
Cayuga County property transfers: Aug. 14, 2022
August 14, 2022, 2:00 pm | Source
Recently recorded Cayuga County real estate transactions:
Lioi: 'Blessed are you among women'
August 14, 2022, 12:30 pm | Source
The month of August for Romans Catholics celebrates two feasts of Mary, the mother of God. The first is the Solemnity of the Assumption into Heaven of the Blessed Virgin Mary, celebrated on Aug. 15, and the second is the…
'It's a calling:' Auburn Police Department seeks applicants for civil service exam
August 14, 2022, 11:45 am | Source
A civil service exam is set next month for those interested in joining the Auburn Police Department, with the department and city hoping to see more applications for the test come in before the deadline.
Guest column: A firefighter tradition that began in Auburn
August 14, 2022, 11:30 am | Source
Next week, hundreds of volunteer firefighters from across New York state, including many from central New York, will be carrying on a tradition that began in Auburn a century and a half ago. They will travel to Tarrytown in Westchester…
Prosecutor: New York stabbing attack on Salman Rushdie was preplanned
August 13, 2022, 11:25 pm | Source
MAYVILLE — The man accused in the stabbing attack on Salman Rushdie pleaded not guilty Saturday to attempted murder and assault charges in what a prosecutor called a “preplanned” crime, as the renowned author of “The Satanic Verses” remained hospitalized…
'Happy to get out': People enjoy normalcy at Founders Day festival in Auburn
August 13, 2022, 9:15 pm | Source
AUBURN — Katherine Heckerman's smile ignited like a light display upon spotting a classic bright red Chevrolet Malibu in downtown Auburn Saturday.
Prince tribute band to kick off '80s Day at the New York State Fair
August 13, 2022, 6:00 pm | Source
A Prince tribute band will play the Chevy Court stage at 12 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 5, kicking off a day dedicated to the '80s at the New York State Fair.
Letter: Auburn hospital staff made heart tests as comfortable as can be
August 13, 2022, 5:00 pm | Source
To whom it may concern,
Early voting in Cayuga County: Where to vote and who is on the primary election ballot
August 13, 2022, 11:30 am | Source
Early voting for the Aug. 23 primary election begins this weekend in Cayuga County.
CNY campaign roundup: Klee Hood releases TV ad, Conole, Wells nab endorsements
August 13, 2022, 11:15 am | Source
With less than two weeks to go until the primary election, one candidate is out with a new TV ad while others are racking up endorsements.
Movie filmed in Port Byron this week, star possibly attached
August 12, 2022, 8:30 pm | Source
A movie was filmed in Port Byron this week, and it possibly involved a popular star who's been spotted in the central New York area recently.
Preservation Association of CNY accepting award nominations
August 12, 2022, 6:30 pm | Source
The Preservation Association of Central New York is accepting nominations for its 2022 awards, to be given at a ceremony at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, at the Oneida Community Mansion House.
Auburn native illustrator of new children's book
August 12, 2022, 5:00 pm | Source
Auburn native Jeff Harter has illustrated a new children's book, "Mini Mighty Sweeps," which was released Aug. 2 by publisher Harper Collins.
Author Salman Rushdie attacked on lecture stage in western New York
August 12, 2022, 4:24 pm | Source
CHAUTAUQUA — Salman Rushdie, the author whose writing led to death threats from Iran in the 1980s, was attacked and apparently stabbed in the neck Friday by a man who rushed the stage as he was about to give a…
New York STOP-DWI campaign kicking off two weeks before Labor Day weekend
August 12, 2022, 3:49 pm | Source
New York officials said an end-of-summer traffic safety campaign aimed at stopping impaired drivers will run for more than two weeks.
Finger Lakes SPCA: Young pit bull Athena still searching for a home
August 12, 2022, 12:30 pm | Source
Every Friday, The Citizen features a pet available for adoption from the Finger Lakes SPCA of Central New York. This week, we spotlight Athena.
Cosentino: A visit to Hoopes Park
August 12, 2022, 11:30 am | Source
Auburn florist Carmen Cosentino's weekly column focuses on Flowers, Plants and Things.
Preview: The Rev's 'State Fair' evokes nostalgia for the nearby event
August 12, 2022, 11:30 am | Source
There will be two state fairs in central New York this summer.
'A great example': Skaneateles farm wins NY environmental conservation award
August 12, 2022, 1:15 am | Source
Two state agency commissioners traveled to central New York on Thursday to present a Skaneateles farm with a prestigious award.