Category: Montezuma

DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as rural communities struggle economically (podcast)

DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as communities struggle economically (podcast)

Keith Cuttler spends most of his days thinking about ways to get crucial medical services to the most-vulnerable parts of the Cayuga County. It’s been an evolving challenge, since coming into his role with a crucial local provider in 2016. “The client ... MORE
Precautionary evacuation in Cayuga County after gas line struck

Gas leak prompts precautionary evacuation in Cayuga County

First responders evacuated a portion of Mills Road after a gas leak was reported around 2:30 p.m. Montezuma, Throop, Port Byron and Aurelius fire departments were called to assist. Law enforcement was requested for a precautionary evacuation. Scanner traffic indicated that a ... MORE
Cayuga County, Montezuma, News
Officials worry about COVID spike as Route 90 sale happens in Cayuga County

Officials worry about COVID spike as Route 90 sale happens in Cayuga County

Each year there is a 50-mile-long garage sale in Cayuga County. It’s called the Route 90 Sale, and it typically draws thousands. Officials tell The Auburn Citizen that they are worried about what could happen if the sale occurs in terms of ... MORE
Cayuga County 911 dealing with massive workload since discovery changes took hold

Cayuga County 911 dealing with massive workload since discovery changes took hold

Cayuga County E-911 has some staffing issues that it needs to resolve. At least that was the pitch heard by the Cayuga County Legislature this week when they met. E-911 Administrator Denise Spingler addressed the legislators at a meeting on Wednesday – ... MORE
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Auburn woman charged with felony DWI after rollover crash in Montezuma; three kids sent to hospital as precaution

Troopers say a 39-year-old was charged with three counts of first-degree aggravated driving while intoxicated, felony charges, after a serious crash that first responders were called to on Saturday around 8:40 a.m. Troopers said three children were inside the vehicle and had ... MORE
Firefighters battle garage fire in Cayuga County

Firefighters battle garage fire in Cayuga County

Firefighters were called to a garage fire on Baldwin Road in Cayuga County around 4:30 p.m. First responders from Montezuma, Port Byron, Cayuga, Aurelius, Throop, and Magee were all called to the scene. Scanner traffic indicated that the fire was at 7233 ... MORE
Cayuga County, Fire, Montezuma, News
Governor’s Erie Canal plan would bring whitewater rafting to Seneca Falls

Governor’s Erie Canal plan would bring whitewater rafting to Seneca Falls

A $300 million plan to improve usage of the Erie Canal includes a proposal to turn a portion of the waterway into a white-water rafting area near the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge at the north end of Cayuga Lake in Seneca Falls ... MORE
Vacant home along Rt. 90 damaged by fire over the weekend

Vacant home along Rt. 90 damaged by fire over the weekend

A vacant home in Montezuma was seriously damaged after a fire over the weekend. The Auburn Citizen reports that five companies responded to the scene along Route 90 around 10 a.m. The fire was put out after more than an hour of ... MORE
No injuries reported after crash along 5&20 near Montezuma

First responders called to crash along 5&20 near Montezuma

First responders were called to a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of Route 90 and Clark Street Road. Ambulance crews were called to the scene, but no injuries were reported by first responders. Traffic was temporarily slowed around the incident, as crews ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Sheriff Schenck talks recruiting challenge, changes coming from Albany

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Sheriff Schenck talks recruiting challenge, changes coming from Albany

Earlier this year Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck was in-studio discussing his first month on the job following an uncontested election last fall. He succeeded longtime Sheriff David Gould. Now, Sheriff Schenck has several months under his belt. He joined us for ... MORE
FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 ... MORE
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Canal Clean Sweep set for Montezuma

Canal Clean Sweep set for Montezuma

The 14th annual Canal Clean Sweep will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 27, at the High Street kiosk at the Brian Lapp Memorial trailhead at Montezuma Heritage Park in Montezuma. Hosted by the Montezuma Historical Society Friends of the Park, ... MORE
Northern Pintail near Montezuma (photo)

Northern Pintail near Montezuma (photo)

This Northern Pintail near Montezuma on Saturday was ready for spring … like the rest of us. Photo by Mike Sargent ... MORE
Troopers: Montezuma driver charged with DWI, leaving scene of crash

Troopers: Montezuma driver charged with DWI, leaving scene of crash

Police say a 21-year-old Montezuma resident was arrested on multiple charges after leaving the scene of a property damage accident in Cayuga County. Ashton T. Sheils, 21, of Montezuma, was charged with driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with a BAC ... MORE
Montezuma eagle survey, postponed by government shutdown, back on track

Montezuma eagle survey, postponed by government shutdown, back on track

After missing the original date due to the since-ended federal government shutdown, the annual survey of bald eagles in the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge has been rescheduled. Volunteer survey organizer David Marsh said Thursday that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which ... MORE