Harvey Roper

And we thought Streetscape would simplify crossroads?

What started out as a way to honor a piece of Auburn’s past has turned into bumper-to-bumper traffic at the meeting of Miscommunication Drive and Controversy Avenue. Yep, we’r ...

No name change planned for square

In light of all of the confusion as to the identity of Central Square in Downtown Auburn, I would like to hopefully add a point of clarification on the subject. Central Square wil ...

It’s the everyday volunteers who make Auburn rich

Bart Ruud doesn’t seek the limelight. So when he wins a major award for volunteerism one day, lands on the front page on another, and climbs into the front seat for Auburn’s an ...

Bike race promises sights and thrills

Expect cowbells, horns, cycling action and plenty of people in Downtown Auburn on Sunday. The Auburn Downtown Criterium bicycle race represents the return of cycling competition t ...

Big events bringing thousands to Auburn this weekend

A rare combination of events will bring thousands of people into Auburn during the May 16-17 weekend. And the city and business community are hoping to make the most of it. “It ...

State of the Community Dinner tributes leadership

It was a night of teary-eyed laughs and countless gratitudes as Auburn-area notables gathered for the annual State of the Community Dinner. The 200 or so people in attendance list ...

Roper reins in McCann Award

Harvey Roper has been selected as the 2008 recipient of the Vernon Gould McCann Award for community service. Roper was pleased to learn he'd received the award. I'm extremely hon ...

Streetscape vision nearing reality

Auburn's arguably complicated High Street and Lincoln Way intersection could soon transform into an inviting central square complete with outdoor dining, landscaping and lighting ...
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