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MONTEZUMA: Spring arrives with new birds, foliage returns to wetlands complex (podcast)

MONTEZUMA: Spring arrives with new birds, foliage returns to wetlands complex (podcast)
https://youtu.be/TWvr2qjJ_SY Each month we catch up with Chris Lajewski from the Montezuma Audubon Center to talk about what's happening at the Montezuma Wetlands Complex. Now, as the season transitions to mid-spring, we get the latest ... more
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Missing Montezuma woman found safe

Missing Montezuma woman found safe
Update: Sheriff Brian Schenck says Kimberly Tanner has been located and is safe. The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help finding a missing Montezuma woman. Kimberly Tanner, 37, of Montezuma is ... more
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EXCLUSIVE: How do volunteers keep Montezuma ‘wild’ all year long? How can students get hands-on learning?

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Late-March and early-April can be a tough time in Upstate New York. The calendar says spring, but often, it feels more like winter with snow showers and daytime temperatures in the 30s or low-40s. That ... more
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FLX TODAY: Montezuma Wildlife Refuge opens for 2023 season this weekend (video)

FLX TODAY: Montezuma Wildlife Refuge opens for 2023 season this weekend (video)
It's time for our monthly conversation with Chris Lajewski from the Montezuma Audubon Center in Savannah, Wayne County. This time Chris is telling us about the spring bird migration, which is underway even though temperatures ... more
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Montezuma Winery moving on expansion

Montezuma Winery moving on expansion
Montezuma Winery, owned and operated by the Martin family, has announced the groundbreaking of a new tasting room that is expected to be completed by fall of this year. The 5,700-square-foot expansion of the tasting ... more
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Firefighters battle two-alarm barn fire in Montezuma (video)

Firefighters battle two-alarm barn fire in Montezuma (video)
Credit: Cayuga-Seneca Fire Wire Firefighters from several districts were called to a barn fire in Montezuma on Wednesday. Around 1:30 p.m. firefighters from Montezuma, Throop, Cayuga, Union Springs, Aurelius, and Port Byron responded to the ... more
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One person extricated from serious crash on 5&20 in Montezuma

One person extricated from serious crash on 5&20 in Montezuma
One person was extricated from a serious crash on 5&20 near the Montezuma Wildlife Refuge. The Cayuga-Seneca Fire Wire reported that first responders were called to that area of 5&20 around 3:30 p.m. One vehicle ... more
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Domestic incident leads to DUI, harassment charges after suspect drives from Wayne to Seneca counties

Lyons man charged with DWI after hitting utility pole, not cooperating with deputies
Deputies arrested a Savannah woman following an altercation at a residence. On Tuesday, December 27th Delia Staats, age 46, of Savannah was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol following a domestic incident. Following ... more
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UPDATE: Four sent to Upstate Hospital after 5&20 crash that left road closed for hours Saturday

UPDATE: Four sent to Upstate Hospital after 5&20 crash that left road closed for hours Saturday
State police have provided an update on the serious crash that shut down 5&20 Saturday afternoon in the town of Aurelius. According to troopers, the accident happeend around 11:50 a.m. The operator of an eastbound ... more
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Hunter illegally kills bear at Montezuma Wildlife Refuge

Hunter illegally kills bear at Montezuma Wildlife Refuge
The state Department of Environmental Conservation has provided new information on a bear that was illegally killed at the Montezuma Wildlife Refuge. On November 18th while working a spotlight detail at Montezuma state and federal ... more
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Montezuma woman steals clothing from Junius business

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The Seneca county Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Montezuma resident following an investigation into a theft that happened on November 6th. Stefanie Johns, age 30, of Montezuma was charged with petit larceny after ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Could the Montezuma Wetlands dry up in coming decades? Audubon report says it could happen (podcast)

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This week on Inside the FLX we take a look at a concerning environmental report released by Audubon. It shows just how much enviro-tourism hotspots like the Montezuma Wildlife Refuge could be impacted if climate ... more
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Traffic stop for suspicious vehicle leads to DWI arrest in Montezuma

NY State Police increasing school patrols through end of academic year
State police arrested a Trumansburg resident following a traffic stop in the town of Montezuma on Saturday, October 1st. According to a news release, police observed a suspicious vehicle on Route 31. The operator, identified ... more
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Woman charged after shoplifting from Circle K in Montezuma

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A Buffalo resident was arrested following a larceny complaint on Thursday. According to a news release, State Police out of Auburn arrested Ashley M. Drexinger, 30, of Buffalo for petit larceny. Drexinger was charged after ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Chris Lajewski of the Montezuma Audubon Center (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Chris Lajewski of the Montezuma Audubon Center (podcast)
Chris joins Ted in the studio for his monthly appearance on Inside the FLX. Ted and Chris talk about all things going on at the Montezuma Audubon Center. The summer months have brought amazing wildlife ... more
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FLX WEEKLY: Three new Finger Lakes wine releases for July (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Three new Finger Lakes wine releases for July (podcast)
Watch LIVE Wednesday morning at 11:00 AM! On this month's Wine Wednesday edition of FLX Weekly, Cayuga Lake Wine Trail Director Katherine Chase is back in-studio with Sydney Radka, Felecia Dombrowski and Jim Sinicropi with ... more
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Savannah man arrested for DWI after motor vehicle crash

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Police say a Savannah man was arrested following a motor vehicle accident. According to a news release, State Police in Auburn arrested Reginald C. Townsend, 49, of Savannah for driving while intoxicated. Following a motor ... more
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Montezuma woman arrested after shoplifting

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Police say a Montezuma woman was arrested following a shoplifting report. According to a news release, the Seneca Falls Police Department arrested Stefanie M. Johns, 29, of Montezuma for petit larceny. Johns was observed passing ... more
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Town of Montezuma looks to replace departed town officials

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The town of Montezuma is accepting applications for two open positions. The Citizen reports the town is looking for a Supervisor and Town Clerk. Meanwhile, the Town Council discussed what to do until the positions ... more
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