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Top Stories This Week

Eco Talk: How medication can affect lake water

Recent conversations about water quality have been focused on blue-green algae and their potential for harmful algal blooms.… Read more

From dominance to shocking defeat: A look back at the 2003 Auburn Doubledays

For 74 games in 2003, the Auburn Doubledays were one of the best teams in New York-Penn League history.  Read more

Auburn bakery looking for new owner to carry on legacy

AUBURN — Maggie's Pies and Pastas has been a staple in the Auburn community for around 40 years and Nancy Slayton, who has o… Read more

Jukin' again: After first album in 44 years, reunited band playing Auburn, state fair

It took Jukin' Bone almost 50 years to make the album the band always wanted to make. Read more

This week's most-read stories


Matthew J. Rizzo

AUBURN — Matthew J. Rizzo, 28, of Auburn, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, at his home in Liverpool. Read more

Local News

Man charged in Fleming boat accident that seriously injured two people

AUBURN — A man was arrested at the scene of an Owasco Lake boating accident in Fleming that resulted in two patients being t… Read more


James G. Waters

AUBURN — James G. Waters, 57, of Auburn, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at Auburn Community Hospital. Read more

Death Notices

Matthew J. Rizzo

RIZZO, Matthew J., 28, of Auburn, passed away Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in … Read more

Lake Life

The Candlelight House: Woman restoring historic Auburn home

AUBURN — When Emily Andam first saw the 150-year-old brick house at 6 N. Fulton St., a light in her head flickered on. Read more

Powerbomb Post

Roman Reigns vs. Brock Lesnar: Five ways WWE's SummerSlam main event could go

The main event of SummerSlam should be a foregone conclusion. Read more

Local News

Police: Weedsport man struck three trooper vehicles in high-speed chase

New York State Police were en route to the town of Conquest to execute an arrest warrant Monday night when troopers spotted … Read more

Local News

Police name man who drowned in Union Springs

New York State Police have released the identity of the man whose body was found late last month in the Hibiscus Harbor Mari… Read more


Donald Charles Weeks Jr.

MORAVIA — Donald Charles Weeks Jr. “Chuck,” 63, passed away at home on Aug. 5, 2018. Read more


Cayuga County-area police blotter: Aug. 10, 2018

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This week's promotions

The Citizen's calendar of events: Local and regional event listings

Looking for something to do this weekend or for a place to post an event of your own? Head over to The Citizen's online calendar of events … Read more

The records page: Police blotter, restaurant inspections, real estate sales and more

Head over to The Citizen's records page to view the police blotter, fire department activity, restaurant inspections, property transfers an… Read more

This week's Photo Galleries

10 insights on today's news that will make you smarter tomorrow

Stay in the know! Browse through opinions and analysis on today's hottest topics. Read more

Photos: Crafting clairin, rum's rustic cousin

An inside look at the rustic world of Haitian clairin production. Read more

Recent Videos

The box turtle with an amazing home security system

Jeff the Nature Guy shows off Roxy, one of two three-toed box turtles at ZooMontana. These turtles have a unique shell that helps protect t… Read more

Makes Things Happen


Security solutions to keep your Auburn and Cayuga County family and home safe this spring

Talk to a local expert about a digital alarm system that will protect your family and belongings.


Reverse mortgages: Too good to be true?

Important information residents of Auburn and Cayuga County need to know before they decide.