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Halloween Walk "Return of the Pirates"

Ahoy matee!

Unless you’re a lubber (that’s pirate talk for land lover), you’ll be at Eckhart Park this Halloween season for the return of the Pirates of Eckhart Park & the Pirate Cemetery. Beginning this Friday, October 21 through Monday, October 31, the Auburn Parks & Recreation Department—a hardworking crew of shipmates—will be hosting this annual Auburn […]

Remember, Honor, Hope

I was privileged to participate in a local 9/11 memorial service this past weekend. Called “Remember, Honor, Hope,” the event helped each of us properly mark the 10th anniversary of this tragic event in American history. Remember: We remembered those who lost their lives that day—those who perished on the four hijacked planes, those at […]

Auburn Cord Duesenberg

Wheels are in Motion for Museum Benefit Extravaganza

Like many Auburn citizens, I take great pride in our city’s rich automotive history, particularly the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum. This automotive factory-turned-museum is a cherished local treasure and a recognized National Historic Landmark. Since its opening in 1974, the museum has contributed to Auburn’s economic growth and prosperity as it has welcomed nearly […]

Back to School in DeKalb

Guest Blogger: Sherry Grate, Ed.D, Superintendent, DeKalb Central Schools There’s always an exciting buzz in the air as DeKalb Central students head back to school. That will certainly be the case tomorrow as 4,000-plus students enter the doors of one of our six schools in the district. And as superintendent, I believe there’s a lot […]