Category: Montezuma

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
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
Cayuga County year-end sales tax report: Auburn excels, towns, villages lag behind

Cayuga County year-end sales tax report: Auburn excels, towns, villages lag behind

The final sales tax numbers for Cayuga County’s multiple municipal governments show a strong year for the city of Auburn, but a weak performance by towns and villages in the area. As a whole, sales tax receipts in Cayuga County reached $46.27 ... MORE
Sales tax revenues up in Auburn, down in Cayuga County’s towns and villages

Sales tax revenues up in Auburn, down in Cayuga County’s towns and villages

Sales tax collection is trending upward in the city of Auburn through the third quarter of 2018 and holding relatively steady in Cayuga County. According to the latest monthly sales tax report from the Cayuga County Treasurer’s Office, the city of Auburn ... MORE
Auburn police ask for help locating missing woman

Auburn police ask for help locating missing woman

Auburn Police are asking for help locating a woman who was reported missing on Sept. 13. Katherine Tillotson is homeless, but police said she could be in the Auburn, Moravia, or Montezuma area. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Auburn ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: Brian Schenck looks to become next sheriff in Cayuga County

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Running unopposed, Brian Schenck looks to build community in Cayuga Co.

Who will be the next sheriff in Cayuga County? Lt. Brian Schenck believes it should be him; and after Sheriff David Gould announced that he would not seek re-election – Schenck stepped up to the plate. On Wednesday, he visited the FingerLakes1.com ... MORE
UPDATE: Suspect in Montezuma standoff threatened Wayne Co. judge

UPDATE: Suspect in Montezuma standoff threatened Wayne Co. judge

A man was taken into custody after an hours-long standoff in Montezuma, according to state police. The incident unfolded at 7391 Fuller Road, which resulted in the roadway being shut down for several hours. While the incident was called in around 1 ... MORE
Trooper accidentally discharged weapon at Montezuma standoff

Trooper accidentally discharged weapon at Montezuma standoff

New York State Police confirmed Friday that a trooper accidentally discharged a weapon during an hours-long standoff in Montezuma late last week. On July 13, state police were called to 7391 Fuller Road after a resident, Joseph Wilmarth, made a threatening post ... MORE
Route 90 garage sale set for 50-mile stretch from Montezuma to Homer

Route 90 garage sale set for 50-mile stretch from Montezuma to Homer

This weekend will be the last of July, which means the Fifty-Mile-Long Garage Sale will take over Route 90 from Montezuma to Homer. The sale officially takes place at participating houses, businesses and other organizations along the road from 9 a.m. to ... MORE
DEC: Discoloration on Owasco Lake not harmful algal blooms

DEC: Discoloration on Owasco Lake not harmful algal blooms

An unidentified green discoloration on much of Owasco Lake seen earlier this week is not a harmful algal bloom, the state Department of Environmental Conservation said Wednesday. The DEC's Finger Lakes Watershed Hub first collected samples from the discoloration after it was ... MORE