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Montezuma Audubon Center will host 14th Annual Robert F. DeRoo Memorial Youth Pheasant and Waterfowl Hunts

Youth hunters and their adult mentors are cordially invited to attend the 14th Annual Robert F. DeRoo Memorial Youth Pheasant and Waterfowl Hunts at the Montezuma Audubon Center, located at 2295 State Route 89, Savannah, NY. The waterfowl hunt will be held on Saturday, ... MORE
24th Annual Montezuma Muckrace will be September 10th at the Montezuma Wetlands Complex

24th Annual Montezuma Muckrace will be September 10th at the Montezuma Wetlands Complex

Birdwatchers from all over New York State and beyond will descend upon the Montezuma Wetlands Complex for the 24th Annual Montezuma Muckrace on Friday, September 10th and Saturday, September 11th. The Montezuma Muckrace, organized by the Friends of the Montezuma Wetlands Complex, ... MORE
Bird watchers discover rare spoonbill in the Finger Lakes Region

Bird watchers discover rare spoonbill in the Finger Lakes Region

A rare bird has been spotted at the Montezuma Wildlife Refuge that is usually only seen along the southeastern coast. The bird, a juvenile Roseate spoonbill, was spotted by bird watchers. The younger birds are white in color while adults begin to ... MORE
Camp sites added along the Canal

Camp sites added along the Canal

New York State is working with New York Power Authority, New York State Canal Corporation, and Tentrr for the ‘On the Canals’ initiative this summer. Several overnight camping sites have been set up along the canal for the initiative. Three sites are ... MORE
“On the Canals” local events set to begin this summer

“On the Canals” local events set to begin this summer

Summer excursion programs will be organized by New York State along the Erie Canal. The series of events will be called “On the Canals.” Plans include six free outdoor activities, two of which will be local programs. Biking and boating will be ... MORE
Auburn man killed after being struck by vehicle on Rt. 31

Auburn pedestrian killed after being hit by vehicle on Rt. 31

New York State Police are investigating a fatal accident that let an Auburn man dead on Tuesday. It happened around 9:45 p.m. when police were called to the report of a pedestrian, who had been struck on Rt. 31 between Mentz Church ... MORE
MONTEZUMA SPOTLIGHT: Cranes still prevalent at wetlands as mild December continues (podcast)

MONTEZUMA SPOTLIGHT: Cranes still prevalent at wetlands as mild December continues (podcast)

What’s happening at the Montezuma Audubon Center in Savannah, Wayne County? Each month, Center Director Chris Lajewski joins us in-studio to talk about some of the species being observed at the wetlands complex, as well as a species spotlight. This month the ... MORE
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
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
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