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Emerson Park catering contract remains subject of controversy

Cayuga County is once again accepting bids on the exclusive contract to cater events at the Emerson Park Pavilion. 

Patience and persistence: How Dan Maffei pushed Congress to create Tubman park in Auburn

When President Barack Obama signed an annual defense policy five years ago this month, it contained a provision important to Auburn: The designation of the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park. 

In first year of Raise the Age, Cayuga County probation caseload below projections

As part of the intake process for her new probationers, Betsy Alexander screens their mental health and risk for suicide. 

Local
Perspectives

Compelling insights from the heart of our community.

Molloy: The perils of peer pressure

“Skiing is the only sport where you spend an arm and a leg to break an arm and a leg.”

Ormie King: A pair of faded Auburn photos and a baseball memory

Today I have some faded photos for everyone to enjoy, that you readers have recently shared with me. Keep ’em coming!

Memorable stories: The Citizen's journalists review their most meaningful work of 2019

With the year drawing to a close, we asked our reporters to look back over their work in 2019 and choose five of the most memorable stories they produced.

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