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Domestic dispute leads to Auburn man's arrest
March 23, 2018, 4:30 am | Source
A 31-year-old Auburn man is facing multiple criminal charges after a domestic incident Wednesday night.
Auburn releases list of city roads to be repaved in 2018
March 23, 2018, 2:00 am | Source
AUBURN — The city will have nearly $953,000 to work with to fix some of Auburn's worst streets this year.
Cayuga Community College approves emergency response plan, safety policies
March 23, 2018, 1:30 am | Source
AUBURN — Cayuga Community College approved an emergency management plan and policies on video security systems and investigating violent felonies Thursday.
Weedsport officials meet with attorney over ongoing 'sticky situation'
March 23, 2018, 12:30 am | Source
WEEDSPORT — A special meeting was called in the village of Weedsport on Thursday "to discuss a specific employee's employment status/discipline," a meeting notice online and hung on the village's door read.
Recommendations for Cayuga County water and sewer upgrades will be costly
March 22, 2018, 10:45 pm | Source
SENNETT — Water is relatively cheap in Cayuga County. But that could soon change, at least incrementally, as local municipalities look at how best to upgrade their aging infrastructure and hook up to second sources for emergencies.
Algae leads to 'impaired' designation for western Lake Erie
March 22, 2018, 9:06 pm | Source
TOLEDO, Ohio — Ohio for the first time is designating the entire western end of Lake Erie as an impaired waterway because of the toxic algae that has fouled drinking water and closed beaches in recent years, officials said Thursday.
How the $1.3T omnibus bill benefits CNY, according to Rep. John Katko
March 22, 2018, 8:32 pm | Source
The $1.3 trillion spending bill that funds the federal government through Sept. 30 is good for central New York, according to U.S. Rep. John Katko.
United Way announces annual campaign results in Cayuga County
March 22, 2018, 8:00 pm | Source
The United Way of Cayuga County said it raised roughly 91 percent of its campaign goal this year.
Rosamond Gifford Zoo holds vote to name new penguin chick
March 22, 2018, 6:45 pm | Source
A new Humboldt penguin chick hatched at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo last month, and now the zoo is holding a vote to name him.
HOW THEY VOTED: NY House delegation split on $1.3 trillion spending bill
March 22, 2018, 6:28 pm | Source
The House of Representatives passed a $1.3 trillion omnibus bill Thursday that boosts military spending, provides billions to combat the opioid epidemic and supports infrastructure investments.
How $1.3 trillion omnibus bill could help combat the opioid epidemic
March 22, 2018, 5:28 pm | Source
Congress is working to finalize a $1.3 trillion spending bill that funds the government through the end of September and includes billions to address a major health crisis: The opioid epidemic, which has ravaged communities across New York and the…
UPDATED: Katko-backed provisions included in $1.3 trillion omnibus legislation
March 22, 2018, 5:27 pm | Source
The language from two bills sponsored by U.S. Rep. John Katko has been included in the larger $1.3 trillion omnibus measure Congress will consider this week.
Superintendent: Police investigate bullet found outside Auburn High School
March 22, 2018, 3:30 pm | Source
Police are investigating after a student found a bullet outside Auburn High School, Auburn Enlarged City School District Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo said.
Skaneateles man charged with vehicular manslaughter for crash that killed Auburn man
March 22, 2018, 5:00 am | Source
A Skaneateles man has been charged with vehicular manslaughter and assault for allegedly causing a fatal two-car crash in the town of Fleming, the Cayuga County Sheriff's Office said.
Union Springs school district's $1.48 million bus garage capital project up for May vote
UNION SPRINGS — While some may overlook the role buses play in education, Jarett Powers said, those vehicles still have to go somewhere at the end of the day.
Moravia school district debates tax levy for 2018-2019 budget
MORAVIA — The Moravia Central School District debated which of two tax levies to present to the community for voting in May, ultimately opting to decide next month.
Weedsport school district budget a work in progress
The Weedsport Central School District is exploring different options for the 2018-2019 budget.
After incident in Auburn, NY Senate OKs bill to ban drone use near prisons
After a drone was recovered at Auburn Correctional Facility last year, the state Senate has once again passed legislation that would ban unmanned aerial vehicles from being used near prisons.
Village of Cayuga to welcome new trustee
A newcomer to village politics earned the most votes in a village of Cayuga Board of Trustees election held Tuesday.
Prospect, Franklin streets in Auburn will close for water main repair
The intersection of Prospect Street and Franklin Street in Auburn will be temporarily closed from Monday, April 2 to Thursday, April 5 for utility repairs.