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The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on February 6th, 2016 at 01:52 AM, Seneca County Sheriff's Deputies arrested Christopher L Courtright, 26, of 7183 Main St Ovid NY, and Shawn M Ro...read more
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After last week's methamphetamine drug bust in Schuyler County, authorities uncovered more than just the dangerous drug at the Town of Dix scene. District Attorney Joesph Fazzary tells us some other i...read more
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After last week's methamphetamine drug bust in Schuyler County, authorities uncovered more than just the dangerous drug at the Town of Dix scene. District Attorney Joesph Fazzary tells us some other i...read more
  It's not going to be another "Summer Jam". Schuyler County Sheriff William Yessman last week assured local residents living near the Watkins Glen International race track the upcoming three-d...read more
  It's not going to be another "Summer Jam". Schuyler County Sheriff William Yessman last week assured local residents living near the Watkins Glen International race track the upcoming three-d...read more
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Here's a way to think about warmer temperatures.....let's talk about summer camp! Once again this year, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County is offering all youth between the ages of 8 an...read more
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Here's a way to think about warmer temperatures.....let's talk about summer camp! Once again this year, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County is offering all youth between the ages of 8 an...read more
Six and a half million dollars awarded to Watkins Glen State Park Thursday will completely transform the tourist attraction's entrance.  Under the plan, the park's current main entrance will be r...read more
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A coalition of local elected officials, business professionals, healthcare workers, and members of Gas Free Seneca descended on Albany, Thursday, with an appeal to Governor Cuomo to make sure the DE...read more
ADVISORY: The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Watch for Yates County from late Friday Night to Sunday afternoon.  Possible 10 below zero  to 15 below zero, Satur...read more
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A coalition in opposition to a proposed liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and natural gas (methane) storage and transport facility in the Schuyler County town of Reading is traveling to Albany today on th...read more
Two Steuben County residents face charges in Schuyler County following a traffic stop in the village of Montour Falls.  24 year old Amber Schoch, of Bath, is accused of driving with a suspended l...read more
Basketball NBA Yesterday Bucks blast Knicks 106 to 91 Today Nets host Warriors 6PM College Men’s Yesterday Georgetown punches Syracuse 79 to 72Brockport beat Hobart 82 to 81SUNY Coblesk...read more
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Later this month, the Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce will host their first ever leadership conference. Chamber President and CEO Rebekah LaMoreaux tells us the idea behind the February 22nd thr...read more
Football NFL Today: Bills are at Kansas City 1PM Jets host Miami 1PM Giants are in Washington 1PM, Tune in to 96.1FM 1240AM WGVA and 98.1FM 1590 AM WAUB College Football Yesterday: Scott Shafe...read more
While sales tax growth outside of New York City was sluggish in much of the state, Schuyler County was an exception to the rule. According to a report by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, Schuyler ...read more
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The US Forest Service will hold a public information session in Lodi later this month to discuss upcoming plans for spring burning and to answer any questions or concerns that the public may have rega...read more
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The 23rd annual "Check Out Hunger" fundraising campaign that benefits the Food Bank of the Southern Tier is underway. The Food Bank's Community Engagement Coordinator is Ashley Learn. She tells us mor...read more
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A 25 thousand dollar gift has been granted to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. Their Community Engagement Coordinator, Ashley Learn, tells us more. [audio:2061692409-IthacaFoundationgift.mp3] [...read more
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Triple A has announced it's 2016 Four Diamond winners and nine Finger Lakes properties have been recognized for their quality and service. They are the Aurora Inn, the E.B. Morgan House, the Rowland...read more
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In Yates County, Sheriff Ron Spike has called the increase of use of heroin an "epidemic."  In neighboring Schuyler, County, Sheriff William Yessman says heroin use is on the rise.   [audio...read more
The Schuyler County Sheriff's Office has arrested the driver of a motorcycle involved in an accident on State Route 414 last October 4th. Gilbert Quinata was traveling south when he passed another veh...read more
A 36 year old Watkins Glen man has been indicted by a Schuyler County grand jury on felony offering a false instrument for filing charges. Christopher Bailey is accused of filing paperwork with the De...read more
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The 10th year of the Schuyler Steps Out walking program begins next month. The Hospital's Michelle Benjamin tells us more about the program.  [audio:1311645645-SchuylerStepsOut16.mp3] [/audio...read more
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WFLR Sports Director Lucas Day had a chance to speak with MRN Pit Reporter and "NASCAR Today" host Woody Cain about this weekend's NASCAR races at Watkins Glen International.  Click below to hear...read more
Two Schuyler County men were indicted by a Schuyler County Grand Jury Thursday for allegedly raping an 18 year old woman last summer.  22 year old Aaron Bowen, of Beaver Dams, is charged with rap...read more
The State Department of Labor released its December 2015 employment figures this week. Yates County finished last year with a 4.7 percent unemployment rate, a drop from 5.6 percent for the same month ...read more
The Finger Lakes State Park Regional Commission, overseeing the Watkins Glen State Park among other State Parks in the Finger Lakes,  recently passed a resolution outlining concerns over liquefie...read more
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Last week we told you that Schuyler Hospital has chosen a new president. The Hospital's Executive Director of Community Relations, Michelle Benjamin, tells us more about Jim Watson. [audio:1271662011-...read more
13 people were arrested Tuesday at the gates of Crestwood Midstream's facility in the town of Reading. Included among the 13 was former New York gubernatorial candidate, and Green Party activist, Howi...read more
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The annual "Keep the Wreath Blue" campaign in Schuyler County ended as the calendar year came to an end. County Emergency Management Coordinator Bill Kennedy tells us how this past year's campaign wen...read more
Former Yates County District Attorney Jason Cook will announce his candidacy for Yates County Court Judge Wednesday. Cook will make his Republican candidacy official at noon at the Elks Lodge on Main ...read more
Schuyler Hospital has a new president.  The Hospital's Board of Directors and Cayuga Health Systems have selected James Watson to be the next Schuyler Hospital president and vice president of the...read more
New York has injected two million dollars in new funding to support 50 treatment beds for substance abuse victims upstate. Governor Cuomo made the announcement Tuesday and gave priority to the South...read more
Protesters claimed they were demonstrating in the spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr., when they blocked the entrance to the Crestwood Midstream underground gas storage plant in the Schuyler County town...read more
A rally to promote 100 percent renewable energy and against a gas storage project in the Finger Lakes is planned in Albany, Wednesday, to coincide with Governor Cuomo's State of the State address. A...read more
Six more arrests were made Monday at Crestwood Midstream's gates in the town of Reading. Among those arrested was 72 year old Lynn Donaldson of Keuka Park. The others arrested hailed from Delaware, To...read more
Ithaca lawyer Leslie Danks Burks says she will challenge Tom O'Mara for his state Senate seat in November. O'Mara represents the 58th Senate District, which comprises Yates, Schuyler, Chemung and Steu...read more
You can remove the interm tag from his title.  Steven Getman was named to a 4 year term as Schuyler County Attorney by the county legislature Wednesday.  A resident of Watkins Glen, Getman h...read more
Suspended Watkins Glen High School teacher Kate Bartholomew has been found not guilty of a criminal possession of a weapon charge by Schuyler County Judge Dennis Morris.  Bartholomew was arrested...read more
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The legislature reconvened in Albany, Wednesday afternoon, for the first day of the 2016 legislative session, and there was no lack of rhetoric by politicians from both sides of the aisle.  Ass...read more
Yates and Schuyler Counties will share in some of the 10-MILLION dollars awarded in grants by Governor Andrew Cuomo to support improving 9-1-1 response and emergency dispatching.   Yates Cou...read more
The state is doling out $10 million in grants for emergency dispatch services in 57 of the New York's 62 counties and New York City. The grants will be used to help counties invest in their emergenc...read more
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State law changed this summer to allow the sale and use of small novelty fireworks like sparklers, party poppers and cone fountains from December 26th to January 2nd. The only catch, local counties ...read more
The Seneca County Board of Supervisors has passed a resolution reiterating its support of the Lago Resort and Casino and called on those fighting against the project to "stand down" so Lago's develo...read more
Thirteen people dressed in various Christmas costumes were arrested Monday afternoon in another round of protests at the gates of Crestwood Midstream in the town of Reading. Hector residents 56-year ...read more
A Watkins Glen man remains held in jail on a Schuyler County Family Court warrant, due to allegations he willfully failed to pay over $25,000.00 in back child support.   According to Schuyler C...read more
Schuyler Hospital will soon need to hire a new President and CEO after it was announced Andy Manzer will be leaving next year to take a new job in Cooperstown. On March 1st, Manzer will become the new...read more
75-MILLION dollars in grants to support 45 drinking water and wastewater infrastructure improvement projects throughout New York State were awarded this week by Governor Andrew Cuomo.  The villag...read more
9 more arrests made Thursday at Crestwood Midstream's gates in the town of Reading.  Among those arrested include 72 year old Lynn Donaldson, of Keuka Park, 65 year old Janet McCue and 50 year ol...read more
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Coming off the heels of a strong "Small Business Saturday" promotion, the Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce is hoping area residents remember to visit Schuyler County businesses for those last min...read more
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The Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council, led by Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger and Tom Tranter, president and CEO of Corning Enterprises, was excited to learn the reg...read more
19 more arrests made Wednesday at Crestwood Midstream's gates in the town of Reading.  Those arrested included residents of New Jersey and North Carolina.  The 19 were placed into custody ar...read more
The Seneca County Sheriff reports that on 02-16-15 at 1202 hrs deputies responded to Rt 414 in the Town of Lodi for a reported PIMVA. Upon investigating the accident deputies learned that Ashley D. Ba...read more
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A busy Friday of Christmas themed events in Yates and Schuyler Counties.  Watkins Glen Chamber of Commerce Tourism and Marketing Manager Brittany Gibbs tells us a little more about Watkins Glen V...read more
A case of influenza in Ontario County, confirmed in a sample sent the state lab in Albany, has officially triggered the start of this year's flu season in the Finger Lakes.  The fact that the fl...read more
New York's craft beverage industry has undergone an unprecedented growth spurt over the past several years and Governor Cuomo says it's creating jobs and bolstering local economies around the state.&...read more
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The 2016 Schuyler County budget has the approval of both elected leaders and residents. County Administrator Timothy O'Hearn compares putting this budget together with others from years past. [audio:1...read more
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The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America, has bestowed another honor upon Schuyler Hosptial.  Michelle Benjamin, the Hospital's Executive Director of C...read more
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It's Small Business Saturday and more than 40 businesses throughout Schuyler County are encouraging shoppers to stop by and see what they have to offer this holiday season. Brittney Gibbs with the W...read more
The Business Council of New York State has expressed its support for expansion of the Crestwood Midstream liquefied petroleum gas storage project in the Schuyler County Town of Reading.   I...read more
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The recently held November Splendor fundraiser that benefits Schuyler Hospital was deemed as another success by organizers.  The Hospital's Executive Director of Community Relations is Michelle B...read more
The Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (SLPWA) has requested that State Health Commissioner, Dr. Howard Zucker,  take an active role in notifying at risk populations about the dangers of Seneca ...read more
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A 45-MILLION dollar budget for 2016 has been approved by the Schuyler County Legislature.  County Adminstrator Timothy O'Hearn tells us about the spending plan. [audio:11161562151-2016SchuylerCo...read more
A coalition of Finger Lakes community groups and business concerns have sent a letter to Governor Cuomo applauding his rejection of the proposed Port Ambrose Liquid Natural Gas facility, and have as...read more
The Seneca County Sheriffs Office reports that on the 20th of December 2014 around 9:45pm Sheriffs Deputies arrested Corey S. Bond 28 of 5447 Wilkinson Rd Hector NY and Danielle L. Bell 26 of 3500 Cou...read more
Senator Charles Schumer was in Schuyler County Wednesday and visited the Seneca Valley Dairy Farm on County Route 8 in Burdett. While there, Schumer criticized the current federal tax code, which he b...read more
At its regular monthly meeting this week, the Yates County Legislature approved an agreement that would renew their partnership with neighboring Schuyler County to share a director of weights and meas...read more
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"Friday on Franklin" returns to Watkins Glen tonight. Brittany Gibbs with the Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce tells us more. [audio:11061562945-FridayWatkins.MP3] [/audio]    &n...read more
Here are the links to Finger Lakes Area County Board of Elections webstes that provide updated election results. Check back several times, or click refresh to see the latest election results. Listen...read more
It's Election Day with polls now open until 9 p.m. throughout the region. There are several contested county races in Yates County as well as town elections. In Schuyler County, there are multiple tow...read more
The Arc of Schuyler has received a 182-THOUSAND dollar federal grant to help with the purchase of four wheelchair-accessible buses. The total cost of the Arc's purchase will be around 228-THOUSAND dol...read more
NASCAR and Watkins Glen International announced Monday a new five year deal that will bring auto racing's biggest stars to the famed Schuyler County road course every August through 2020. Next year's ...read more
It has been five years since the Canandaigua Road bridge over the Erie Canal in Macedon has been in use. Built in 1912, the bridge was closed due to significant steel deterioration. Wednesday, the bri...read more
A new comprehensive plan for the Town of Reading drew critical reviews Tuesday from the public, who seemed mainly interested in expanding the town's broadband and internet coverage. According to WENY,...read more
A deal to invest $8.3 billion in mass transit in New York City between Governor Cuomo and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has lawmakers in the Southern Tier crying foul. State Senator Tom O'Mara was joi...read more
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How about this type of exposure for the Finger Lakes. The Food Network's website has uploaded a series of photos with corresponding information on places to eat and drink when visiting the Finger Lake...read more
Around 8:47 AM On September 12th, 2014 Edward P. Kolb (DOB 1/21/1977) from 3305 Shoal Lake Court Pearland, Texas was arrested and charged with Vehicle and Traffic law 1180 D speed in zone, 1192/3 Driv...read more
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Last Thursday, 10 State Troopers graduated from the New York State Police Canine Training Facility in Cooperstown.  The canines and their handlers underwent 20 weeks of training, which included i...read more
The Southern Tier Chapter of the American Red Cross has named Carlos McCluskey as its new Executive Director.  McCluskey has been a Red Cross employee for the past two years and is also a firef...read more
Schuyler County Sheriff's Deputies have arrested a 40 year old Tyrone man on a charge of forcible touching. Buddy Weber is accused of touching an 18 year old female inappropriately at a private reside...read more
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The Town of Reading is working with the Southern Tier Central Regional Planning and Development Board and Schuyler County Planning Department to update its comprehensive plan, which is a document that...read more
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Super DIRT Week is making its final run at the State Fairgrounds this week as it will move to a brand new track at the Central New York Raceway Park in Oswego County. Watkins Glen native Peter Argetsi...read more
BINGHAMTON – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced awards to law enforcement agencies in the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier, through the Attorney General’s inVEST Partnersh...read more
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An announcement was made this week that Super DIRT Week will run at the State Fairgrounds for the last time ever next week as it will move to a brand new track at the Central New York Raceway Park i...read more
A Dundee man led State Police, Yates County and Schuyler County Sheriff's Deputies on a 30 minute pursuit just after midnight this morning after he failed to pull over for a traffic stop.  It al...read more
Power was off for a couple of hours in Schuyler County late Wednesday afternoon into early evening.  NYSEG customers in Hector, Burdett and Watkins Glen lost their power shortly after 5 p.m. when...read more
Color change this fall season is running a bit behind schedule, but peak and near peak colors are expected to arrive in the Adirondacks and the Catskills this weekend.  Foliage spotters report ...read more
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An update on the paving project currently underway at Watkins Glen International. Bill Braniff is Senior Director of Construction for the International Speedway Corporation, which owns Watkins Glen In...read more
Bradford Central School has named John Marshall as its next Superintendent. Marshall is the current Superintendent of Bolivar-Richburg Central School in Allegany County. He will replace Wendy Field, w...read more
Due to NYSEG work, Schuyler Hospital is relocating walk-in care from their Montour Falls Primary Care Center to September Hill - one building up the hill from the center - from noon until 5:30 p.m. th...read more
The state's unemployment rate decreased from 5.4 percent to 5.2 percent in August, the lowest level since May, 2008. The rate is based on the Current Population Survey, which contacts 3,100 households...read more
A 26 year-old Ithaca resident has been arrested for allegedly touching the intimate parts of an 11 year-old female back on the Fourth of July in the Town of Montour.  Alexis Williams is charged w...read more
You have seen the signs saying no to the proposed Tyre casino, now signs are showing up promoting the Lago Resort and Casino. The red and white lawn signs began showing up last week. One reads "More ...read more
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Child abuse is a subject that's hard to talk about and sometimes even harder to spot. But, there are warning signs that people need to be aware of. Julie Champion is with Child and Family Resources:...read more
The Schuyler County Coalition on Underage Drinking will receive 125-THOUSAND dollars in federal funding to help continue programs that prevent substance abuse among teenagers and at-risk youth.  ...read more
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Yates and Schuyler Counties will be holding a "Hazardous Waste Collection Day" Saturday. Yates County Chamber President Mike Linehan tells us more. [audio:9161562513-HazaroudCollectionDay15pt1.MP3] [...read more
Some good news for local veterans and their families. Congressman Tom Reed announced more than 5-MILLION dollars in renewed funding for local non-profit groups that prevent homelessness among veterans...read more
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A new report for 2014 shows Ontario County remains on top with the best DWI conviction rate in the state at just over 92%. District Attorney Mike Tantillo tells Finger Lakes News Radio there are man...read more
28 people were arrested Thursday for again protesting at the gates of Crestwood Midstream in the town of Reading.   Those arrested were members of the Catholic Worker Movement and were appea...read more
The recent Phish Magnaball event held at Watkins Glen International not only filled up facility campgrounds and kept on-site vendors busy, the three-day festival also had a sizeable impact on the loca...read more
No one was injured Monday when a generator at the U.S. Salt refinery in Watkins Glen caught on fire.  The fire broke out at around 11:30 a.m. and sent smoke billowing into the air over Seneca Lak...read more
A homemade noise-making cannon exploded and the shrapnel killed an 81 year-old Pennsylvania man in Schuyler County on Saturday night.  Sheriff's Deputies responded to a home on Taylor Road in the...read more
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    Our local State Parks are bracing for a big labor day weekend . Camp sites are booked up and Finger Lakes Regional Parks Director Fred Bonn says just about all the swimming areas wil...read more
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For its 2015 Family of Friends Campaign, the Schuyler Health Foundation has chosen to upgrade facilities, equipment and technology in Schuyler Hospital and the Seneca View Skilled Nursing Facility.&nb...read more
A Schuyler County farm will be featured on tonight's episode of "American Pickers" on the History Channel.  The show's stars Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz visited John Petris, Senior's Bailey Hill R...read more
A 56 year old Watkins Glen man has been indicted by a Schuyler County grand jury on charges of sexual assault against a child and for possessing child pornography. Timothy Kelly is charged with two co...read more
A $24 million project aimed at creating a network of automated weather stations, known as a Mesonet, is looking for host properties throughout New York state on which to locate the stations.  The...read more
A portion of East Lake Road in the town of Middlesex will be closed today while Yates County Highway Department crews replace a large culvert pipe.  Detour signs are posted. Pavement recycling wo...read more
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The rough waters of Seneca Lake slowed her down, but did not stop Bridgette Hobart Janeczko from swimming the length of Seneca Lake this weekend. Hobart Janesczko left from near the beach at Seneca L...read more
13 more arrests made Wednesday at Crestwood Midstream's gates in the town of Reading.  The group included college students from five different institutions, including Harvard University.  Th...read more
The 28 year old woman from Indiana that died over the weekend at the Phish concert at Watkins Glen International has been identified.  Jennifer Cline was from Indianapolis.  According to a n...read more
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Congressman Tom Reed is expected to make a stop at Watkins Glen International later this week.  He discusses his planned meeting with track President Michael Printup[audio:8251564810-ReedWGIvisit...read more
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Schuyler County Transit is celebrating its 5 year anniversary today and the public is invited to join in with the festivities.  Mobility Manager Amber Simmons tells us what is planned.[audio:8251...read more
A 28 year old Indiana woman died Sunday at the weekend Magnaball event held at Watkins Glen International.  Schuyler County Sheriff Bill Yessman told the Associated Press the death appears to be ...read more
Work is set to begin today on State Route 224 in the Village of Odessa.  The project expected to last approximately eight weeks will consist of asphalt concrete milling and resurfacing, gutter an...read more
The New York State Department of Transportation announced on Friday that work is tentatively scheduled to begin tomorrow on State Route 224 in the Village of Odessa.  The project expected to last...read more
County Road 14 in Schuyler County will be closed between State Route 13 and Beranak Road starting today and lasting thru October for bridge work. Motorists are asked to seek an alternate route. #Schu...read more
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Catholic Charities of Schuyler County will hold their annual "Back to School Giveaway" of donated backpacks, snacks and school supplies later today. Katie Rhodes is Development & Marketing Coordin...read more
The 45 year old Watlkins Glen nurse accused of stealing drugs from patients has pled guilty to the charges.  Lisa Clark stole nearly 2-HUNDRED prescription pills from elderly patients residing at...read more
Another 19 people arrested Tuesday for blocking the gates at Crestwood-Midstream in the town of Reading.  The group were reading from Pope Francis’ Encyclical on Climate Change at the prote...read more
A 35 year old Denver, Colorado man escaped serious injury Friday night after the tractor trailer he was driving crashed into a pond off State Route 226 in the town of Tyrone.  Liban Farah was tra...read more
An ATV crash Sunday afternoon in Hector injured two people.  A 19 year old woman and 13 year old girl were on a four-wheeler when it hit a tree at high speed.  One of the victims suffered a ...read more
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The Summer on Ice Festival will pair mixologists and chefs this afternoon bringing together cocktails and cooking at Standing Stone Vineyards in Hector, NY.  Proceeds will benefit the Finger Lake...read more
Violent thunderstorms swept through the Finger Lakes Monday afternoon into the evening leaving thousands without power into the early morning hours.  At Eastview Mall, the parking lot was under o...read more
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      WGI President Michael Printup can't stopping smiling after another successful NASCAR weekend at the Glen. He gives all the credit to his hard working staff.   [audio:81...read more
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The NASCAR weekend is underway at Watkins Glen and our Rick Hughey has an update:         [audio:8081594652-8815HUGHEYWATKINSRACE.mp3] [/audio]       &nb...read more
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NASCAR’s weekend at Watkins Glen wraps up today and Rick Hughey has the preview:       [audio:8091543424-HugheyGlenPreview.mp3] [/audio]         WF...read more
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As it does every year at this time, the Schuyler County Sheriff's Department, along with other law enforcement agenices, get set for the thousands of people that will embark on Watkins Glen Internatio...read more
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"The King" Richard Petty was honored in Corning last night by the International Motor Racing Research Center with the Cameron R. Argetsinger Award for Outstanding Contributions to Motorsports.  H...read more
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A new monthly event series begins later today in downtown Watkins Glen.  Here's Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce Tourism and Marketing Manager Brittany Gibbs to tell us more[audio:8071554123...read more
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It's the weekend racing fans have circled on their calendar every year.  NASCAR returns to Watkins Glen International and the action gets underway today.  Here with a preview of events is ou...read more
The State Department of Environmental Conservation in conjunction with the Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (SLPWA) is asking residents and visitors to report any appearance of HAB's or harmful alg...read more
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August is National Immunization Awareness Month.  Schuyler Hospital's Director of Community Relations Michelle Benjamin says its the perfect month to raise awareness.[audio:8051555807-Immunizatio...read more
A baker's dozen of protesters were arrested at the gates of Crestwood-Midstream Tuesday morning.  The group formed human blockades at the north and south entrances to the state Route 14 facility ...read more
The state DOT will begin a five mile stretch of pavement recycling today in Schuyler County.  The road work will occur on State Route 224, from the village of Odessa, to the intersection with Sta...read more
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WFLR is teaming up with Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards for the Red Cat/NASCAR Cheeze It 355 Giveaway that will result in an amazing fan experience this weekend at Watkins Glen International.   Brad ...read more
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As the area prepares for NASCAR fever to hit this weekend, Watkins Glen International President Michael Printup credits a strong relationship with leaders at the state capital as one reason why ticket...read more
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It's that time of year again that most kids in the area don't want to hear about.  Its time to start thinking about "Back to School"  and once again this year, Catholic Charities of Schuyler...read more
Update:  9:45 pm A peaceful summer outing turned tragic in an instant Wednesday afternoon for a Schuyler County family when a large dead tree fell on top of a five-month infant and his 12-year-o...read more
Holding a sign that read “Yoga for the Earth” ten more demonstrators were arrested Wednesday morning for blocking the gates of the Crestwood-Midstream facility along Route 14 in the Schuyl...read more
The family of the Corning man that led police on a chase in early February and was found dead just hours after he fled his car and ran into a wooded area in Schuyler County has filed a wrongful death ...read more
The April 2013 guilty plea to three counts of course of sexual conduct against a child that a former Town of Dix man made in Schuyler County Court will not be dismissed.  Daryl Vonneida is alrea...read more
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The farms of the Finger Lakes Cheese Trail will show off their wares at the fourth annual Finger Lakes Cheese Festival tomorrow. It's at Sunset View Creamery just off Route 14 in Odessa. Carol Fingar ...read more
The Seneca County Sheriff's office reports that on 08-06-13 deputies investigated a personal injury motor vehicle accident. Deputies report that Donna M. Treleaven was east bound on Water St. in Ovid ...read more
To cheese lovers this Saturday is one they've been waiting for since last summer;  because it's the date of the Annual Finger Lakes Cheese Festival at Sunset Creamery on Jackson Hill Road in the ...read more
Watkins Glen Police are investigating a grand larceny that occurred at the village's Walmart store early Saturday morning.  A man is alleged to have stolen approixmately 26-HUNDRED dollars worth ...read more
Governor Cuomo announced the approval of the first set of sites for New York State’s mesonet early warning weather detection system. A total of 19 sites located across the state are the first st...read more
The number of protesters arrested in the ongoing civil disobedience campaign against Crestwood Midstream climbed to 309, Monday, when 13 more people were taken into custody, charged with trespassing a...read more
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Gas prices continue to drop throughout the country and Congressman Tom Reed believes hydrofracking is the reason why.[audio:7201555817-ReedHydrogasprices.MP3] [/audio] With gas prices nationwide a...read more
American Idol winner David Cook has been named the National Anthem singer for the Cheez-It 355 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on August 9th at Watkins Glen International.  The 32 year old rose to ...read more
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State Senator Tom O'Mara and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano are sponsoring a "Citizen Preparedness Corps Training Program" that will be held at Watkins Glen High School Saturday. The event is also being p...read more
Two Watkins Glen residents face charges following an incident on Baker Hill Road. 37 year old Ryan Alverson and 24 year old Noelle McCarthy were arrested by Schuyler County Sheriff's Deputies and Stat...read more
Judgment was reserved Tuesday by Reading Town Justice Raymond Berry on motions to dismiss charges against 84 people arrested at different times at the gates of Crestwood Midstream in the Town of Readi...read more
Paving operations started Tuesday on the Boot Section of the road course at Watkins Glen International.  That section of the famed road course is not used by NASCAR and was closed following the 4...read more
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Earlier this month, Jamestown resident John Plumb announced he would seek the Democratic nomination to run against Congressman Tom Reed in the 23rd Congressional District election. Reed says he welcom...read more
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The Watkins Glen High School Auditorium will be the site of a New York State Citizen Preparedness Corps training program Saturday.  Kristin DeVoe is the Director of Public Information with the Ne...read more
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Town of Reading residents have sent their concerns on the dangers of the proposed Crestwood Midstream LPG storage facility directly to Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Department of Enviro...read more
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Another huge weekend and year for the Finger Lakes Wine Fest held at Watkins Glen International.  Jeff Dill, owner of J.R. Dill Winery in Hector, talks about the impact the event has on the wine ...read more
The search of an East Second Street apartment in Watkins Glen led to the discovery of a meth lab Tuesday. 47 year old Christopher Coy was charged with felony criminal sale of a controlled substance an...read more
      John Plumb, a political unknown, who resigned his post in May at the White House National Security Council has decided to seek the Democratic nomination to run against Republ...read more
A failed refrigerator compressor caused a Monday morning trailer fire in Schuyler County.   Odessa firefighters, along with mutual aid from Watkins Glen, Montour Falls, and Town and Country,...read more
Small fireworks are legal in most Finger Lakes area counties with the exception of Cayuga and Seneca Counties. The state gives each county the option of allowing the sale of small fireworks such as sp...read more
Just days after more arrests at the Crestwood-Midstream facility in the Schuyler Town of Reading, the group "We Are Seneca Lake" is asking Finger Lakes residents to call Governor Andrew Cuomo and tell...read more
A garage fire led to the arrest of a Bradford man Monday.  State Police responded to Frederick Hallock, Junior's residence to investigate the fire and when they arrived on scene, they discovered ...read more
Seventeen people were arrested at the gates of Crestwood Midstream in Reading Tuesday.  All 17 were charged with trespassing by Schuyler County Sheriff's Deputies.  According to a release fr...read more
Two inmates at the Yates County Jail face tampering charges following two separate incidents at the facility. On June 18th, 21 year old Raymond Perry, of Watkins Glen, was accused of intentionally plu...read more
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Richard Westbrook and Michael Valiante captured their second consecutive TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen victory on a wet day in the Finger Lakes Sunday. With ...read more
Watkins Glen International, Friday, took home the checkered flag in USA Today's online competition to decide "America's Best NASCAR Track." WGI was chosen out of 20 nationwide finalists to win the c...read more
State Senator Tom O'Mara (R,I,C,-Big Flats) and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,I,C-Corning) released the following statement after today's announcement that Watkins Glen International was victorious in...read more
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As Watkins Glen International prepares for the Salen's Six Hours at the Glen race coming up this weekend, an announcement was made Wednesday by Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards in Hector.  Owner Doug Hazli...read more
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The Schuyler County Emergency Management Office is seeking help from those within the county impacted by June 14th's flash flooding. Here's Director Bill Kennedy to tell us more. [audio:6261560203-Ken...read more
After further evaluation of the water levels on Cayuta, Lamoka and Waneta Lakes Thursday morning, the 5 mph speed limit has been lifted by Schuyler County Sheriff Bill Yessman. Boaters are still urged...read more
The Odessa-Montour School District has named a new prinicpal for the Junior/Senior High School.  Almon "Skip" McCarty, Junior will take over July 1st.  A 1986 graduate of O-M, McCarty went o...read more
Fewer than 45-thousand assault-style weapons have been registered in New York state since a landmark gun control act took effect in 2013. State records released today, suggesting that Empire State gun...read more
A string of burglaries along State Route 14 in Yates and Schuyler Counties that occurred during the late Sunday night, early Monday morning timeframe, are under investigation by multiple law enforceme...read more
Watkins Glen International will have to wait until Friday at noon to find out whether they won USA Today's poll to decide "America's Best NASCAR Track."  WGI was battling for the checkered flag w...read more
The Watkins Glen Waterfront Festival Awards are in from yesterday’s Cardboard Boat Regatta! Fastest Elapsed Time Multi-hull - two or more: Geezers 2.0 AKA Osage - 2.65Fastest Elapsed Time Sin...read more
With two days to go in USA Today’s online competition to decide "America’s Best NASCAR Track," State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,I,C,-Big Flats) and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,I,C-Cor...read more
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The aftermath of last weekend's flooding will not shutdown one of the area's more popular events of the summer. The 22nd annual Cardboard Boat Regatta will take place in Watkins Glen as scheduled this...read more
Schuyler County Sheriff Bill Yessman has announced Lamoka and Waneta Lakes will reopen at 6 Saturday morning but a 5 miles per hour speed limit will be imposed.  Cayuta Lake will remain closed at...read more
State, county and local works crews continue to repair flood-damaged roads in Steuben County and a travel advisory was lifted, Thursday, in the town of Urbana, one of the hardest hit areas.  Even...read more
Clean-up efforts continue from Sunday's flash flooding in Steuben County where a travel advisory remains in effect for local roads in the Town of Urbana.  Town Supervisor, John Webster says "cond...read more
A total of 693 full and part-time students were named to the Finger Lakes Community College dean’s list for spring 2015. To be named to the dean’s list, students must have a 3.5 grade poin...read more
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Update:  6-17-15 9:30 a.m. Road Closures for Town of Tyrone as of 6/17/2015: - LAMOKA LAKE ROAD is closed between Mill Street and Barnards Camp indefinitely. - PERRY HILL ROAD is closed indefini...read more
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Congressman Tom Reed talked Monday about the flooding that again has impacted his 23rd Congressional District [audio:6161565450-ReedJune15flooding.mp3] [/audio] Reed was asked if he had received any...read more
          The American Red Cross continues to play a key role in assisting those affected by weekend flooding throughout out parts of the Finger Lakes, the Southern Tie...read more
There was tornado watch in effect up until 11 p.m., Friday night, for Southern Cayuga, Schuyler, Seneca, Yates, Tompkins and Steuben Counties.  There were no funnel clouds spotted in the watch ...read more
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A swift-moving series of thunderstorms struck the Finger Lakes Monday afternoon causing widespread power outages impacting thousands of customers. Bob Pass is a spokesman for NYSEG:  [audio:6081...read more
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      The Finger Lakes Land Trust is bringing back HIKEapalooza on Saturday June 20th . 12 different outdoor events in the 12 Finger Lakes area counties. Trust Executive Director A...read more
The Watkins Glen International is ranked number 1 out of 20 in the 10 Best Readers’ Choice by USA Today.  The track is home to one of NASCAR’s most infamous race weekends.  Kee...read more
Schuyler Hospital will hold a Red Cross Blood Drive June 19th from 11am to 4pm at September Hill, 250 Steuben Street, Montour Falls. They are in need of donors and each donation could save upwards o...read more
A Schuyler County man will serve seven years in prsion for the November 2014 robbery and beating of a 90 year-old resident of Dansville.  According to a media source, Brad Tunningley of Tyrone en...read more
A 55 year old Watkins Glen man has been arrested on sexual assault charges. Timothy Kelly was charged with predatory sexual assault against a child.  The charges stem from an investigation where ...read more
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The 2015 edition of Schuyler Hospital's "Schuyler Steps Out" program is in the books.  Here's the Hospital's Michelle Benjamin to tell us which team came away the big winner[audio:6091565750-Schu...read more
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Watkins Glen is getting more recognition, again, thanks to USA Today.  Brittany Gibbs, Tourism and Marketing Manager with the Watkins Glen Chamber of Commerce, tells us more.[audio:5291552948-WGI...read more
Sparklers, poppers and cone fountains are legal on the Fourth of July in New York State, but not in every county and only in those counties where the local government permits it. As of this week, 29 ...read more
A protest outside of the gates at Crestwood Midstream's facility in the town of Reading Monday morning led to the arrest of 7 people.  The group, which included a local doctor, midwife, and nurse...read more
An application of herbicide will occur on Lamoka and Waneta Lakes starting today.  According to the Lamoka-Waneta Lakes Association, the application will take place today and Thursday with 28 acr...read more
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The Schuyler Hospital Auxiliary is offering scholarships to students who plan to enter the health care field.  The Hospital's Executive Director of Community Relations, Michelle Benjamin, tells u...read more
A 45 year old Watkins Glen woman faces up to three years in state prison after being accused of keeping nearly 200 prescription pills from nursing home residents where she worked. Lisa Clark is accuse...read more
A 29 year old Ovid man was sentenced in Schuyler County Family Court Tuesday to 90 days in jail.  Robert Duncan, the Third, failed to pay over 2-thousand-dollars in back child support.  Acco...read more
Voters in the Dundee school district approved the proposed 2015-2016 budget by a 161-100 vote.  A proposition to allow for a new bus purchase was also approved.  Wendy Gibson and Andrew Simm...read more
It's that time of year again for residents of local school districts to the head to the polls today to vote on their district's respective proposed budgets as well as school board elections. In Dunde...read more
The Yates County Sheriff's Office and the National Weather Service in Binghamton have issued a frost advisory, effective from midnight tonight until 8AM, Thursday morning.  The advisory means tha...read more
Schuyler County is hoping to obtain a total of 55-thousand-dollars through state security programs. The applications will be submitted to the State Homeland Security Program and the Law Enforcement Te...read more
Environmental activist and Oscar nominated film director Josh Fox was one of 21 people arrested Wednesday at the gates of Crestwood Midstream in the town of Reading for trespassing.  Best known f...read more
The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division has arrested a Beaver Dams man on charges of Burglary.             Je...read more
Details were released Wednesday of a one car accident in Schuyler County Saturday night that claimed the life of a 50 year old Painted Post woman.  State Police say Elizabeth Horton was traveling...read more
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Some exciting development going on in Yates and Schuyler Counties.  Yates County Chamber of Commerce President Mike Linehan updates on additional lodging that's coming to the village of Penn Yan....read more
A "Mother's Day" themed protest at the gates of the Crestwood Midstream facility in the town of Reading Thursday resulted in the arrests of 16 women. The protesters held banners that read "Happy Mothe...read more
A break-in at Hidden Valley 4-H Camp in Watkins Glen is under investigation. According to State Park police, several buildings were entered sometime between April 14th and 15th, including a cabin, sto...read more
Kenneth Thurston, of Reading, was appointed Schuyler County Highway Superintendent Thursday by the Schuyler County Legislature. Thurston will fill the unexpired term of former Superintendent Greg Math...read more
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They sent letters. They gave testimony. They lobbied lawmakers. Opponents of Crestwood Midstream's plans to expand its gas storage facility north of Watkins Glen on Seneca Lake made every legal effo...read more
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Governor Andrew Cuomo has approved a joint Legislative Resolution that proclaims this as "Motorsports Appreciation Week" in New York State. State Senator Tom O'Mara and Assemblymen Phil Palmesano and ...read more
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced today that Glenview Dairy, LLC, d/b/a Bergen Farms, of Odessa, NY, pleaded guilty to attempting to harbor illegal aliens before U.S. D...read more
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Things had been pretty quiet at the gates of the Crestwood Midstream Facility north of Watkins Glen, until today nobody had been arrested there since February 11th. That changed this morning when 19-p...read more
Trespassing charges against 84 "We Are Seneca Lake" protesters will not be dismissed by the Schuyler County District Attorney's office.  Following the Earth Day arrests of 19 people at the Crestw...read more
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Items reported stolen from the Hidden Valley 4-H Camp in Watkins Glen between April 14th and 15th were recovered over the weekend. When word spread that two canoes, 10 fishing rods, a bicycle pump and...read more
A public hearing was held last night in the town of Dix regarding the possibility of wind turbines being built in the Schuyler County township. Those opposed to the plan cited health related concerns,...read more
Want to get your hands dirty for a good cause this Saturday?  Ninety-five New York State Parks and Historic Sites are hosting clean-up, beautification and improvement projects in recognition of t...read more
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The Schuyler County Legislature has approved recent updates made to the county's Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan.  The County's Emergency Services Coordinator, Bill Kennedy, tells us abou...read more
Watkins Glen Mayor Sam Schimmizi appointed Laurie DeNardo to fill the unexpired term of Paul Clifford's seat on the village board Monday night.  DeNardo, a Democrat, is Human Resources Director a...read more
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Hidden Valley 4-H Camp in Watkins Glen is offering something new the first weekend in May.  Camp Director Jennifer Sweet tells us more about STEM Weekend. [audio:4201592701-STEMweekend.MP3] [/au...read more
(GENEVA, NEW YORK) The 2015 Seneca7, a 77.7-mile relay race consisting of more than 200 seven-member teams running the distance surrounding Seneca Lake, was contested on Sunday, April 19. The race beg...read more
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Some good news as it relates to the multiple items reported stolen from the Hidden Valley 4-H Camp in Watkins Glen between April 14th and 15th.  Camp Director Jennifer Sweet tells us participants...read more
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For the first time, Hidden Valley 4-H camp will be operating the first weekend in May with STEM Weekend.  STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math and activities that weekend wil...read more
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A statewide effort to educate residents and business owners about solar power is coming to Schuyler County. Sam Maggio with "Solar Schuyler" tells us more about the community outreach and education pr...read more
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  Having a race in April in the Finger Lakes is always a bit of a gamble weatherwise. Seneca 7 Co-Race Director Jeff Henderson says they always go in with fingers crossed. [audio:41715123456-S...read more
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Watkins Glen International opens its 2015 season this weekend and our Rick Hughey has the details. [audio:4171554129-RickOpeningWeekend15.mp3] [/audio] #SchuylerCounty ___________________________...read more
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Once again this year, they'll be coming from all over to Watkins Glen to take part in the Green Grand Prix today.  Bob Gillespie organizes the annual event.  He tells us about a new feature ...read more
Congressman Tom Reed introduced a resolution in Washington, Thursday, that is aimed at tackling the nation's problems by setting goals first then working out the details later. Reed's idea of setting ...read more
Bath State Police reportedly discovered a meth lab equipment dump site in the town of Bradford.  Troopers responded to an isolated area on state-owned land adjacent to Bailey Road and discovered ...read more
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The 11th annual Toyota Green Grand Prix returns to Watkins Glen Friday.   Bob Gillespie, chairman of the event, tells us its a unique event [audio:4161561551-GreenGrandPrix15.mp3] [/audio...read more
The Yates County Legislature has appproved the sale of sparklers, snappers and party poppers twice during the year.  Sales will only be allowed June 1st through July 5th and then again December 2...read more
Assemblyman Phil Palmesano announced, Wednesday, that applications are now being accepted for a total of four $2,500 scholarships to be awarded in June by the New York Conference of Italian-American S...read more
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Once again this year, New York State is setting aside this weekend for volunteer fire departments to hold recruiting events. The number of volunteer firefighters statewide has dropped to fewer than 90...read more
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      The Seneca 7 Relay Race which takes place Sunday takes a great deal of coordination to pull off.  Race Co-Director Jeff Henderson tells us they have to be in touch which...read more
Two Burdett residents are jailed in Steuben County following a traffic stop in the village of Bath Monday that turned up crack cocaine.  38 year old Melanie Abbott and 36 year old Jesse McKeiver...read more
Last night the Schuyler County Legislature approved a local law that would see the sale of sparklers in the county twice a year.  Under the legislation, sparklers, party poppers and snappers coul...read more
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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County will be hosting a workshop later this month that will deal with craft brewing in the Finger Lakes.  Roger Ort with Cooperative Extension says ther...read more
(GENEVA, NEW YORK) The 2015 Seneca7, a 77.7-mile relay race consisting of more than 200 seven-member teams running the distance surrounding Seneca Lake, will take place this Sunday, April 19. The race...read more
Yates and Schuyler Counties will share in public safety and security funding as part of a new package of 233-million-dollars in federal grants being distributed statewide to support local emergency re...read more
On August 24, 2012, 43-year old Robert Simpson JR of Reading Road Watkins Glen was arrested and charged with Falsely reporting an incident in the third degree after allegedly calling the Schuyler Coun...read more
Three more towns, this week, have added their support to the campaign against a Texas-based company's proposed gas storage and transport facility in Schuyler County. On Tuesday, the Towns of Varick an...read more
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The Saturday of "Opening Weekend" at Watkins Glen International will again feature a community event put on by the Arc of Schuyler that will allow people to run or walk the 3.4 mile road course. ...read more
Earlier this year, it was announced the Watkins Glen and Odessa-Montour modified and varsity football teams would merge at the beginning of next season.  Now, they have their team name. The Watk...read more
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It sometimes seems that campaign seasons are starting to blend into each other nowadays. It was just last November that Congressman Tom Reed was re-elected and already Democrats are beating the bushes...read more
Starting this month, Big Flats residents have access to superior high-speed internet for around $50 a month through a fiber optic line provided by Empire Access. This comes as a first for Chemung Co...read more
The New York State Budget approved early Wednesday morning increased overall state aid to New York's public schools by 1.4-billion-dollars to 23.5-billion for the coming year. Both Penn Yan and Dundee...read more
A Montour Falls man has been charged with animal abandonment. The Schuyler County Sheriff's Office received a call from the Humane Society of Schuyler County stating two cats were abandoned at their M...read more
A Schuyler County man accused of trying to escape from officers during a court appearance last November has pled guilty.  19-year-old Christopher Johnston was sentenced to one year in jail. ...read more
A 39 year old Watkins Glen man is in jail after he allegedly failed to pay over 25-THOUSAND dollars in back child support.  Richard Franklin was arrested on a warrant issued out of Schuyler Count...read more
Support for area farmers has emerged as a touchstone issue in the state's new budget with a whole crop of farmer friendly provisions targeted at the state's farming industry.  According to State ...read more
A bi-partisan Medicare reform bill, passed by the House last week, is good news for rural hospitals in the Southern Tier and the Finger Lakes and for their senior patients who depend on Medicare. ...read more
Anglers will be refreshed this spring as soon as the weather withers away the winter season, for they will be given the opportunity to see a direct return on their investment in a state fishing lice...read more
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  Consultants from CGR of Rochester gave presentations this week to the Yates and Schuyler County Legislatures on possible areas of consolidation. Schuyler County Administrator Tim O'Hearn tel...read more
  Watkins Glen International has renewed its partnership with Cornell Racing. The deal allows Cornell mechanical  engineering students access to the historic road course so they can practic...read more
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The Schuyler Health Foundation has wrapped up its 2014 Family of Friends campaign, with donations going to Schuyler Hospital and the Seneca View Skilled Nursing Facility.  Michelle Benjamin, Exec...read more
A 63 year old Alpine woman will serve up to four years in state prison for her ninth DWI offense. Catherine Sirrine's latest drunken driving conviction came after she pleaded guilty November 13th to h...read more
State Senator Tom O'Mara, newly-appointed to the Senate Task Force on Workforce Development, says the emphasis needs to shift from job-creating tax cuts to retraining workers to qualify for hard-to-fi...read more
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The Town of Veteran is seeking bids for the maintenance of two town cemeteries.  Each cemetery will be mowed three times a year, in May, July and September. In the past, inmates from Monterey Sho...read more
Watkins Glen Village Trustee Paul Clifford has resigned from his elected seat, effective immediately.  Clifford's position will be filled by appointment at April's meeting.  In his resignati...read more
The State DOT will begin work today on State Route 414 and State Route 79 in the village of Watkins Glen.  The work is expected to last close to two months.  The project will consist of saw-...read more
There is only one week left for New Yorkers to vote for Letchworth and Watkins Glen in a nationwide contest as being the best state parks in the nation. They are currently rated as the second and th...read more
Watkins Glen International is set to kick off its opening weekend for the 2015 seasion at the historic road course. The two-day from April 18th to the 19th will allow fans to support three local cha...read more
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This afternoon will be the final show in the 3 day run of "Shrek the Musical" presented by the Watkins Glen High School Class of 2015.  Senior Justine Hulbert plays "Gingy" in today's show.&nbs...read more
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Today is the last day for teams to register for "Schuyler Steps Out" the free community walking program presented by Schuyler Hospital.  The Hosptial's Michelle Benjamin tells us the program is b...read more
An 18 year old Schuyler County teen has been arrested by Ithaca Police for allegedly possessing property that was recently stolen from the Beverly J. Martin Elementary School in Ithaca.  Dylan Go...read more
Sam Schimizzi was elected Watkins Glen's newest mayor Wednesday.  Schimizzi outpolled Scott Gibson 231-205.  Current Mayor Mark Swinnerton lost by one vote in his bid to be elected to a vill...read more
A popular packaged food product is being recalled because it might contain small pieces of metal and the Food Bank of the Southern Tier has issued an urgent advisory to those who received the product ...read more
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Four years ago, it was called Super Ball IX.  This time around it's been dubbed Magnaball.  It's a three day music festival sponsored by Watkins Glen International, August 21, 22 and 23 feat...read more
It will be a busy day at the polls today for voters in Watkins Glen.  Current Village Trustee Scott Gibson is running for Mayor against Sam Schimizzi and Richard Scuteri.  Current Mayor Mark...read more
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After being so successful in its first year, the Arc of Schuyler is bringing back a fundraiser community event next month.  Here's Holly Baker, the Arc's Director of Community Relations, to tell ...read more
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This weekend, the Watkins Glen Class of 2015 will be presenting "Shrek The Musical" at the High School Auditorium.  Senior Lydia Myers has been in several high school productions.  She will ...read more
Due to the increased number of flu and gastro-intestinal illness, the Seneca View Skilled Nursing Facility in Montour Falls has implemented temporary restrictions for visitors.  Seneca View admin...read more
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One of the most popular shows on the History Channel could be coming to the area. Brittany Gibbs, Watkins Glen Chamber of Commerce Tourism and Marketing Director, tells us more.[audio:3171552753-Ameri...read more
Schuyler County Sheriff Bill Yessman is warning residents of a potential scam involving a person or persons pretending to be NYSEG employees. On March 12th, the Sheriff’s Office received a call...read more
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Schuyler Steps Out, the free community walking program presented by Schuyler Hospital, kicks off early next month.  Michelle Benjamin, the Hospital's Executive Director of Community Relations, te...read more
A Montour Falls man that failed to make his child support payments and cooperate with family court orders was sentenced to sixty days in jail by Schuyler County Family Court.  The man, whose iden...read more
A 25 year-old Montour Falls man was convicted in Schuyler County Court, this week, for stealing tons of metal from a home in Mecklenberg.  According to media report, Albert Jones was found guilt...read more
A 34 year old Dundee man was arrested Wednesday on multiple charges following an incident at the Dollar General on Seneca Street in the village. Kenneth Kuehl is accused of attempting to take items f...read more
The New York State Department of Labor, Tuesday, released preliminary local area unemployment rates for January 2015. Rates are determined according to procedures established by the U.S. Bureau of Lab...read more
Yates and Schuyler Counties will not share the position of highway superintendent as agreed to last month.  Monday night, the Schuyler County Legislature rescinded its January approval of a share...read more
A tractor trailer turned on its side while entering downtown Watkins Glen from the north on State Route 14 Saturday night. The truck was carrying orange juice containers when it made contact with a sn...read more
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A bipartisan group of 114 state legislators, organized by state Senator Tom O’Mara and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano, joined county and town highway superintendents and other local leaders from acr...read more
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A check for 20-thousand-dollars was recently presented by the staff at the Harbor Hotel in Watkins Glen to the Finger Lakes Chapter of the American Red Cross. The donation, which will be used solely f...read more
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A food drive is coming up Saturday in Watkins Glen. Here's Brittany Gibbs, Tourism and Marketing Manager with the Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce, to tell us more.[audio:3061555938-SchuylerFoodd...read more
A 34 year old Watkins Glen man faces felony assault charges following an incident that occurred in the parking lot of Bleachers Bar and Grill Monday.  Dennis Thompson is accused of getting into a...read more
Diesel fumes from a piece of maintenance equipment entered the fresh air vents of the B.C. Cate Elementary School building in Montour Falls for approximately ten minutes Wednesday morning.  Fumes...read more
Firefighters from four different Schuyler County departments battled a trailer home fire Wednesday afternoon at 5840 Route 224 near Alpine Junction.  The fire started when the home owner, Gregory...read more
Letchworth State Park and Watkins Glen State Park are vying for the top spot in the 2015 USA Today Readers' Choice Award for Best State Park in America.  The two Finger Lakes area parks were comp...read more
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In late January, the fourth annual Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel Ice Bar raised 20-thousand-dollars for the Finger Lakes Chapter of the American Red Cross. Finger Lakes Chapter Joel Robinson tells us more...read more
The investigation into an underage drinking party last month on Townsend Road in Watkins Glen has resulted in the arrest of a 27 year old Schuyler County man. Jeffrey Travis, of Watkins Glen, is accu...read more
In the last 10 months, Schuyler County has prosecuted close to two dozen public benefits fraud cases, which has resulted in convictions.  County officials say the prosecution and conviction of th...read more
State Senator Tom O’Mara and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano gave salute to Schuyler County resident, Vietnam War veteran, and Silver Star recipient Philip J. Swaney, Sr. in Albany last Wednesday. ...read more
Two people have come forward and announced their candidacy to become the next Watkins Glen Village Justice. Keith Caslin has received the backing of the Republican party and will also be running as a...read more
One of the annual events that brought NASCAR drivers and fans closer together every August when the racing circuit made its way to Watkins Glen will be no more. The Gaffer District announced last wee...read more
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A 4H and Robotics Open House is coming up later this month in Montour Falls.  Roger Ort with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County is a Program Specialist in Robotics for New York Stat...read more
The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division has arrested a Dresden, NY man on charges of Sexual Abuse. Scott A. Alksmant Jr (age 19) of Charles St. Dresden, NY is charg...read more
According to an audit released by the State Comptroller's Office, the town of Tyrone overspent its highway fund and failed to develop multi-year financial plans, resulting in cashflow problems. The a...read more
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Watkins Glen International has announced that Ajax Paving Industries, Inc. has been named the lead contractor in charge of spearheading the historic road course’s repaving project. Ajax brings a...read more
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The Human Services Complex in Montour Falls will be host to a 4-H and Robotics Open House tonight.  Roger Ort with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County is a Program Specialist in Robo...read more
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The Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce has rescheduled its February Small Business Think Tank.  The Chamber's Brittany Gibbs tells us more.[audio:SmallBizthinktank.MP3] [/audio] Gibbs says...read more
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today urged all New Yorkers to exercise caution with winter storm conditions, including some wind chills well below zero – impacting communities across the state. Accor...read more
Thirteen of the 25 New York wineries at Boston's Wine Expo this weekend are from the Finger Lakes region.  The Expo, which is being held today and tomorrow is one of the largest wine-related even...read more
There will be no more bucket game. Last night, the Odessa-Montour School Board unanimously approved a proposal to combine its modified and varsity football teams with in-county rival Watkins Glen. The...read more
A Corning man that led police on a chase early Friday morning was found dead just hours after he fled his car and ran into a wooded area in Schuyler County.  Corning Police started a pursuit of ...read more
The Odessa-Montour School District's Board of Education is expected to name Christopher Wood its next superintendent when it meets later tonight. Wood was one of three finalists picked for the job.&nb...read more
The Finger Lakes Vacation Region announced the final numbers for its 2014 Regional Public Relations program, which amassed a total of /*2.8 billion impressions*/ for the year. The 14-county Finger Lak...read more
A 25 year old Corning man was found frozen to death in a wooded area in Schuyler County, late Friday. According to WETM 18 News, a bizarre sequence of events led to the death of Joshua Harrison, who ...read more
The Schuyler County Legislature voted last night to delay action on adopting an updated emergency management plan for the county. The delay will give emergency services personnel enough time to resume...read more
Cayuga County, Tuesday night, decided not to take sides in the debate over a proposal to expand a gas storage facility on the shores of Seneca Lake. The County Legislature's Judicial and Public Safety...read more
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Thurday morning at 10AM, in the Horseheads Holiday Inn Express, will hold a much anticipated Issues Conference on a  controversial pro...read more
A state appellate court has upheld the conviction of a 79 year old Burdett woman found guilty in 2011 of stealing more than 361-thousand-dollars from her sister-in-law. Rose Reeves was convicted of t...read more
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The Franklin Street Gallery, a community arts center in downtown Watkins Glen, has been awarded grant funding to support access to art classes for one year. Gallery Manager Cynthia Hill tells us more....read more
Officers from the Schuyler County Sheriff's Department were dispatched to a home on Townsend Road, in Watkins Glen, shortly after three o'clock Sunday morning after emergency dispatchers received an o...read more
The Watkins Glen School Board approved a plan Monday night that would see its football program merge with neighboring Odessa-Montour. The board of education at OM will vote on the matter Thursday.&nbs...read more
Ten people were arrested for trespassing at Crestwood's gates in the town of Reading Wednesday.  Two of the 10 arrested are residents of Schuyler County.  That now brings the  total to ...read more
A Schuyler County woman has been arrested in Steuben County for passing bad checks.  Jennifer Price, of Dix, is accused of writing two checks in November to the Avoca Market that were returned du...read more
More than 300 people from around the Finger Lakes region banded together in the cold and rallied against the proposed LPG storage on Seneca Lake yesterday afternoon. Since October 2014, over 200...read more
The Finger Lakes region has not seen gas prices this low in 6 years:Victor Mobil $2.54Canandaigua Arrow Mart $2.45Penn Yan Sunoco A Plus $2.42Watkins Glen Lakes Gas $2.38Newark Express mart $2.35Ithac...read more
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Gas Free Seneca and We Are Seneca Lake, the groups trying to stop Crestwood Midstream from storing Liquefied Petroleum Gas in the old salt caverns on the west shore of Seneca Lake north of Watkins Gle...read more
An agreement was approved by the Schuyler County Legislature in a special session Tuesday night that would see Yates County Highway Superintendent David Hartman hold the same post in Schuyler County. ...read more
The stalemate over what to do about Sheldon Silver was finally broken Tuesday night when Assembly Democrats announced that the Assembly Speaker will step down on Monday and an election to select his r...read more
A regional rally will be held at Lakefront Park on January 31st at 2pm. They expect more than 300 local residents to attend in support for resolutions that have passed within the region that oppose ...read more
After Thursday night's approval by the Montour Falls Village Board, plans will now move forward to build a new wastewater treatment plant with neighboring Watkins Glen. Earlier this week, the Watkins ...read more
A 32 year old Cayuta woman has been arrested by Schuyler County Sheriff's Deputies on grand larceny charges.  Tracie Mace is accused of stealing more than three thousand dollars from her previous...read more
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Republican State Assemblyman Phil Palmesano thinks Governor Cuomo missed the mark on a number of fronts in laying out his so-called Opportunity Agenda for upstate New York. Cuomo's proposals were cont...read more
The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office executed two search warrants this morning, February 8, 2012 around 7:30 AM at the Glen Valley Apartments, 3470 West 2nd Street in the Town of Dix, in apartme...read more
The Watkins Glen village board voted unanimously last night to move forward with plans for a brand new wastewater treatment plant to be used with the neighboring village of Montour Falls.  A vote...read more
Jasmin R Donahue age 20  of Park Side Driver Trumansburg NY was arrested on 2/3/2012 and charged with Grand Larceny fourth degree after allegedly stealing a motor vehicle from a relative  an...read more
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This week, the Watkins Glen and Montour Falls village boards will vote on a proposed joint wastewater treatment plant.   Montour Falls Mayor John King explains the joint plant idea came abou...read more
  According to their Twitter page this afternoon, 23 members of the WE ARE SENECA LAKE movement were arrested today at the gates of Crestwood Midstream plant two miles north of Watkins Glen on...read more
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In terms of food distribution, 2014 was a banner year for the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. Jonathan Fuller is the Food Bank's Community and Public Relations Manager. He tells us more. [audio:FoodBa...read more
Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (SLPWA) along with Finger Lakes Wine Business Coalition (FLXWBC), Gas Free Seneca, and various municipality leaders throughout the Finger Lakes filed for full Party...read more
A grease fire in the kitchen is the cause of a late Wednesday night fire in Schuyler County that destroyed a trailer home. Firefighters from Burdett, Odessa, Montour Falls, Hector and Watkins Glen wer...read more
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The villages of Montour Falls and Watkins Glen updated residents this week on the proposed joint wastewater treatment plant.  Montour Falls Mayor John King explains what was presented at the join...read more
A 47 year old Bradford man has been charged with forcible touching and endangering the welfare of a child following an investigation by Bath State Police. Kenneth Sanford is accused of having unwanted...read more
Firefighters from Schuyler County were called to battle a structure fire on State Route 414 in Burdett Wednesday night.  Burdett, Odessa, Montour Falls, Watkins Glen and Hector firefighters along...read more
Schuyler and Yates Counties have reached an agreement to share a director of weights and measures.  Clifford Boyce, current director of the department in Schuyler County, will now provide that se...read more
The Odessa-Montour School Board has announced three finalists have been selected in the search for the district's next superintendent.  They are Chris Wood, Odessa-Montour Junior-Senior High Prin...read more
Ten people, nine from Tompkins County and one from Cayuga County, were arrested Friday for blocking the gates of Crestwood Midstream in the town of Reading. 180 arrests have been made at Crestwood's p...read more
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The Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce will help a new business in Odessa welcome customers through their doors later today. Brittany Gibbs, Tourism & Marketing Manager, with the Chamber tells ...read more
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The Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its largest fundraiser and event of the year later this month at the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel.  The Chamber's Tourism & Marketing Manager,...read more
For the fifth consecutive year, Dennis Fagan has been elected to serve as chairman of the Schuyler County Legislature.  The only lawmaker to vote against Fagan's re-election was Michael Lausell o...read more
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The New York State Assembly convened in Albany, Wednesday , for the first time in 2015 and organized itself for the upcoming legislative session.  Like many Republican lawmakers, Assemblyman Phil...read more
  A Beaver Dams man is in trouble with the DEC and the Schuyler County Sheriff's Office. Deputies Monday morning got a complaint about someone poaching deer on Station Road in the Town of Dix....read more
A $30,000 grant - one of eleven to be awarded  by the New York State Canal Corporation to upstate communities -- will enable the Village of Montour Falls to construct a pedestrian bridge over the...read more
A mixture of emotions is running through the Finger Lakes region of New York in the wake of Governor Cuomo’s announcement on Wednesday, December 17 to ban hydraulic fracturing (“fracking&r...read more
A Campbell woman finds herself in Schuyler County Jail again after failing to pay nearly 12-hundred dollars in back child support.  The unidentified woman was found to be in willful violation of ...read more
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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County will host its annual meeting Tuesday night at Lakewood Vineyards in Watkins Glen.  Executive Director Danielle Hautaniemi explains what the night ...read more
Governor Cuomo announced the regional economic development council awards, Thursday, and the Finger Lakes region received $80.7 million to fund 100 projects.  Of the state's ten regional council...read more
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Catholic Charities of Schuyler County requests your help in sharing the gift of hope this Christmas season.  Jessie Ketter with Catholic Charities tells us more. [audio:SchuylerOutreachXmas.MP3]...read more
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When the Regional Economic Development Council Awards were announced earlier this month, the Southern Tier Council learned it was being awarded 80.8-million dollars.  As part of the package, the ...read more
A Schuyler County man has been arrested in connection with the robbery and beating of a 90 year old man inside of his Dansville home late last month. 44 year old Brad Tunningley is charged with robber...read more
The Tyrone Post Office is now named for a fallen soldier. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Tom Reed dedicated the Post Office this afternoon to Christopher Scott, a Dundee native killed in A...read more
Another 41 protesters - mostly educators from the Finger Lakes - were arrested Tuesday for blocking the main gate of Crestwood Midstream's headquarters in the Schuyler County Town of Reading.  Th...read more
Forty-one people, mostly teachers and college professors, were arrested Tuesday for blocking the gates of Crestwood Midstream in the town of Reading. State Police, Watkins Glen Village Police, and the...read more
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What's the status of a possible merger of government services between Yates and Schuyler Counties? Schuyler County Administrator Timothy O'Hearn provided us with this update.[audio:OHearnmergerupdate....read more
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A busy Friday of Christmas themed events in Yates and Schuyler Counties.  Watkins Glen Chamber of Commerce Tourism and Marketing Manager Brittany Gibbs tells us a little more about this evening's...read more
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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County will unveil its strategic plan for 2015 thru 2019 at its annual meeting Tuesday night in Watkins Glen.  Extension Executive Director Danielle ...read more
A 36 year old Montour Falls man was sentenced to eight years in prison Thursday for multiple burglaries that occurred in Schuyler County over a ten month period.  Stephen Jakob, the Second, admi...read more
Twenty people were arraigned in Reading Town Court on Wednesday night on trespassing charges relating to the ongoing civil disobedience campaign to stop Texas-based Crestwood Midstream from expanding ...read more
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Long-time Schuyler County legislator Thomas Gifford was honored at his last meeting as a lawmaker this week. Our Lucas Day tells us more in this report.           &nbs...read more
Motorists should be alert to the possibility of slippery roadways this morning due to occasional periods of freezing drizzle.  The National Weather Service has issued an advisory for much of the ...read more
Blake D. Edinger, 19, of Watkins Glen NY was arrested today and charged with Arson in the 3rd Degree a class C felony.  Edinger is alleged to have thrown fireworks into a 1974 BMW that was parked...read more
Another day, another protest and more arrests in Schuyler County.  10 people were arrested Monday morning after civil disobedience action at the gates of Crestwood-Midstream in the town of Readin...read more
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The Schuyler County Firefighters Association is again teaming up with all of the fire departments in the county, along with Schuyler County Volunteer Ambulance Corps and Schuyler County Emergency Mana...read more
A Steuben County mother will spend the next four weekends in Schuyler County Jail after she failed to pay over one thousand dollars in back child support. After January of this year, the unidentified ...read more
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Two women who are heading up the "We Are Seneca Lake" protests at the Crestwood Midstream's property in the Town of Reading got out of jail overnight. Sandra Steingraber and Colleen Boland were arre...read more
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The organizers of the "We Are Seneca Lake" movement will be shuttled back to Schuyler County from the Chemung County Jail late tonight in order to be released from Schuyler County Jail at one minute a...read more
The Empire State Development Corporation has budgeted up to eight million dollars to help redevelop the 22-acre former Monterey Shock Incarceration Facility in Schuyler County. According to a report ...read more
Jailed Crestwood protester Roland Micklem was released from Schuyler County Jail Thursday.  The 86 year old Geneva man's release came after Schuyler County Sheriff Bill Yessman made a telephone ...read more
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The State Department of Environmental Conservation has extended the deadline to file Petitions for Party Status to participate in the issues conference regarding the proposal to construct a liquefied ...read more
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More protests Wednesday at Crestwood Midstream’s gas storage facility gates in the town of Reading  resulted in nine more arrests for trespassing. According to the "We are Seneca Lake" webs...read more
Three of the 10 protesters arrested October 29th at Crestwood's gates in Reading were sentenced to Schuyler County Jail last night after pleading guilty to trespassing charges. 86 year old Roland Mick...read more
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Eight more people were arrested Tuesday morning at the gates of Crestwood Midstream in the town of Reading, bringing the total number of protesters arrested at the site since Monday to 18. Those arres...read more
Tonight's community meeting to discuss the future use of the former Monterey Shock Incarceration Facility has been rescheduled to Thursday night. Last month, ideas on the future of the recently closed...read more
Developing: 8 more protesters were arrested Tuesday morning at 7:30 for trespassing at the Crestwood gates.  Arrested this morning: Michael Dineen, Roland Micklem, Catherine Middlesworth, Katie B...read more
The following is an opinion piece submitted to Finger Lakes News Radio and FingerLakesDailyNews.com. What's in it for us? It may seem a bit of a selfish question to ask but, hey, it's only natural. ...read more
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An update from Schuyler County Administrator Tim O'Hearn on a study to determine the feasibility of shared services between Schuyler and Yates County, up to, and including consolidation.[audio:consoli...read more
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The Schuyler County Legislature has unanimously approved the 2015 budget.  County Administrator Timothy O'Hearn tells us about the spending plan.  [audio:Schuyler2015budgetfinal.MP3] [/audi...read more
A candlelight vigil was held last night outside the Schuyler County Jail in honor of two military veterans arrested during protests at the Crestwood Midstream gates over the last two weeks.  Orga...read more
A Veterans Day Service will take place this morning at 11 at VFW Post 745 on East Elm St in Penn Yan with a luncheon to follow.  Keuka College will mark Veterans Day with a special ceremony in N...read more
One of the 10 people arrested October 29th for blocking two gates at Crestwood Energy along State Route 14 in Reading was sentenced to 15 days in Schuyler County Jail Wednesday night.  Dwain Wil...read more
Want to know who won the local elections in your neighborhood? Here are the links for local Finger Lakes area counties.  - Cayuga County  - Chemung County  - Monroe County  - On...read more
Almost a week after 10 people were arrested for blocking entrance gates at Crestwood's property along State Route 14 in Reading, more arrests took place this morning. According to protest organizers, ...read more
Justice Judith O'Shea. in a written decision, ruled that the county properly assessed the taxes against a New Jersey man who owns and leases vacaction homes in Schuyler County. Last year, the county n...read more
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A big announcement this week from Schuyler Hospital in Montour Falls and the Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca.  Schuyler Hospital's Executive Director of Community Relations, Michelle Benjamin, te...read more
Schuyler Hospital announced Wednesday it will consolidate services with Cayuga Medical Center under a new joint health system called "Cayuga Health System."  Each hospital will retain its name an...read more
Justice Judith O'Shea - in a written decision - ruled that the county properly assessed the  taxes against a New Jersey man who owns and leases vacaction homes in Schuyler County.  Last year...read more
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The Schuyler County Veterans Services Agency will be holding a flu shot clinic and veterans information fair Wednesday in Montour Falls. Director Joan Scott. [audio:schuylervetflushot.MP3] [/audio] ...read more
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Democrat Martha Robertson, in a political dog fight with incumbent Tom Reed for the congressional seat in the 23rd District, told Finger Lakes News Radio on Tuesday night that her opponent is out of t...read more
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Ideas on the future of the recently closed Monterey Shock Incarceration Facility will be collected during a public meeting at the Monterey Fire Department in Beaver Dams tonight.  The Schuyler Co...read more
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There is NO cause for concern or panic, but Schuyler Hosptial is conducting Ebola preparedness training and drills at its facilities. The Hosptial's Executive Director of Community Relations, Michelle...read more
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With the recent arrests of professional athletes in the NFL and NHL on domestic violence charges, awareness on the issue is very much in the public eye.  October is National Domestic Violence Awa...read more
A three car accident at the intersection of Dundee-Starkey and Lakemont-Himrod Road in the town of Starkey Wednesday afternoon sent two people to the hospital.  20 year old Richard Taylor, of Du...read more
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They will be there to protest, rain or shine, Friday morning at the gates of the Crestwood Midstream compressor station site in the Town of Reading in the Schuyler County. Friday is the first day th...read more
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A donation record from customers of five Southern Tier Wegmans stores for the Food Bank of the Southern Tier's Fill the Bus campaign.  The Food Bank's Jonathan Fuller has the final numbers [audio...read more
A 32 year old Watkins Glen man is jailed on multiple charges after he took off from Schuyler County Sheriff's Deputies on a motorcycle he was operating.  Keith Nichols is accused of failing to y...read more
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The Finger Lakes Land Trust has acquired a 16-acre parcel in the Ithaca area that will be added to the Connecticut Hill Wildlife Management Area. Andrew Zepp, director of the Finger Lakes Land Trust, ...read more
Cayuga, Wayne and Seneca are the three Finger Lakes counties earmarked to receive the most money from the state for emergency service dispatch operations. Cayuga County's award is $168,619, a bit les...read more
The number of private sector jobs in the state reached an all-time high in September climbing to 7,614,500.  The state's job count was up 120,500 from September of last year making it the 22nd. c...read more
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    More changes in local Red Cross Operations. Last week, we learned the Canandaigua office was closing, this week the Auburn office. Now the announcement that Finger lakes Red Cross Chap...read more
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Last week, the State Comptroller's Office released a critical report of the Schuyler County Treasurer's Office and how it operated over a close to 3 year period dating back to the beginning of 2011.&n...read more
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A resolution was passed Tuesday night by the Yates County Legislature in opposition of gas storage in salt caverns along Seneca Lake in neighboring Schuyler County.    Gas Free Seneca c...read more
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A recent audit focusing on how the Schuyler County treasurer's office operated over a recent near three year period has renewed County Administrator Timothy O'Hearn's call for the person placed in cha...read more
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Republican candidate for lieutenant governor Chris Moss says he and his running mate, Rob Astorino, would “defund” Governor Andrew Cuomo's gun control law as a first step to repealing the ...read more
The Yates County Legislature passed a resolution Tuesday in opposition of gas storage in salt caverns along Seneca Lake in neighboring Schuyler County. The vote was 12-2. Following over 45 minutes of...read more
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Congressman Tom Reed visited Schuyler Hospital Tuesday to discuss the "Ensuring Equal Access to Treatments Act" which he's introduced in the House of Representatives.  Under new payment policies ...read more
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A resolution is before the Yates County Legislature at its regular monthly meeting tonight that will ask for their support against a proposed LPG storage facility at the southern end of Seneca Lake, i...read more
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Investors are being sought for a 40-MILLION dollar, seven wind turbine farm that will be built in the Tompkins County town of Enfield.  Recruiters with Black Oak Wind Farm will be in Schuyler Cou...read more
A 58 year old Corning man has been charged with animal cruely following an investigation by the Schuyler County Sheriff's Office. Roger Sutton is accused of failing to feed or give water to several ca...read more
A highly critical report was released Thursday by the State Comptroller's Office over how the Schuyler County Treasurer's Office has been operated over a close to 3 year period.  A 32 month stat...read more
A highly critical report was released Thursday by the State Comptroller's Office over how the Schuyler County Treasurer's Office has been operated over a close to 3 year period.  A 32 month stat...read more
A total of 653 students will receive full tuition scholarships for the 2014-2015 college year under the state's STEM Incentive Program, which was developed as a way to keep the best and the brightest ...read more
Members of the Yates County Government Operations Committee voted four to one Monday to send to the full legislature a resolution opposing Crestwood's plan to store LP gas in salt caverns along the we...read more
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has given the green light to a Houston-based company to immediately begin construction of a methane gas storage project in several dozen salt caverns on the we...read more
A Beaver Dams man is facing a grand larceny charge in Schuyler County.  Deputies say 44-year-old Lloyd Lanning stole more than a thousand dollars' worth of cash and property.  Lanning wa...read more
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When the Yates County Legislature meets Monday, it will consider a resolution opposing gas storage on Seneca Lake. The resolution is on the government's operations committee's agenda. Gas Free Seneca ...read more
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Schuyler County officials are busy working on crafting a 2015 budget. County Administrator Timothy O'Hearn updates us on where things stand right now with the proposed spending plan. [audio:Schuyler20...read more
A 52 year old Dundee man has been arrested by Schuyler County Sheriff's Deputies following the investigation into a reported domestic incident in the town of Tyrone.  Robert Morgan, Junior is cha...read more
Another Schuyler County resident has entered her name into the race for the district 6 legislature race. Sylvia Fox announced her intentions to run by news release. Fox said she believes in open and r...read more
Leaf peepers are out and about checking the fall color changes around New York State and have filed their third report of the season showing near-peak color in the Adirondacks and varying degrees of c...read more
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Local law enforcement agencies will participate in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Schuyler County Sheriff Bill Yes...read more
The Spirit of Schuyler is a volunteer organization that is dedicated to helping improve the quality of life in Schuyler County. This afternoon, the group will be holding its biggest fundraiser of th...read more
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Pennsylvania authorities are still searching for the man believed to have been responsible for the ambush shooting of two State Troopers there last Friday.  Eric Frein is accused of first degree...read more
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It’s become their biggest annual fundraiser and it’s coming up this weekend in Watkins Glen.  The Spirit of Schuyler will be holding "The Gathering" at the Hidden Valley 4-H Camp at W...read more
Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero easily defeating the challenge of former Sheriff's Deputy, Rodney Miller by a nearly 4 to 1 margin in the Republican Primary. With over half the vote counted, Povero...read more
A 23 year old Watkins Glen man has been charged with growing marijuana following a investigation by the Schuyler County Sheriff's Office.  Daryl Madigan was arrested after deputies had received a...read more
Tuesday is Primary Day in New York. In Ontario County all eyes will be on the Republican primary for sheriff. Ontario County Sheriff Phil Provero, a Democrat who was also endorsed by the Ontario Coun...read more
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During a presentation before the New York Gaming Facility Location Board, Brent Stevens, the CEO of Peninsula Pacific, which is partnering on the Lago Resort and Casino Project, confirmed they have ...read more
Three people have been charged with felony grand larceny following an investigation by the Schuyler County Sheriff's Office. 19 year old Donald Easton of Rock Stream, 18 year old Justin Brace, and 17 ...read more
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The Watkins Glen Vintage Grand Prix weekend gets underway today. Here's our Rick Hughey with a preview.[audio:FriVintagereport.MP3] [/audio] For more on the festival, click here.  From the Sc...read more
Some more information has been released on that two car accident that occurred Thursday morning infront of our studios, at the intersection of Main and Spring Streets, in the village of Dundee.  ...read more
BINGHAMTON – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced awards to law enforcement agencies in the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier, through the Attorney General’s inVEST Partnersh...read more
Schuyler County Sheriff Bill Yessman has issued a boaters advisory for Cayuta Lake in the Town of Catharine due to a large amount of floating debris from the recent heavy rains. All boaters are urged ...read more
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Milly's Pantry's school supply giveaway for Yates County students will take place again today at the Dundee Central School's Discovery Room. George Schaffer says they're still accepting donations from...read more
Rejecting an option to pay a fine or do community service, Jeremy Alderson chose to be sentenced to jail Wednesday for a trespass charge.  Alderson was sentenced in Reading Town Court to 15 days ...read more
Another name has entered the race for the Schuyler County Treasurer's position. Margaret Starbuck is circulating petitions around the county to get her name on the November ballot to fill the post vac...read more
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The New York State Department of Labor on Tuesday released preliminary unemployment rates for the month of July and Fred von Wiegen reports that employment is growing at a record pace.   [audio:...read more
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A "Back to School" drive held by Catholic Charities of Schuyler County, in partnership with several Schuyler County businesses, is continuing. Residents are asked to drop off new or like-new clothing,...read more
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The State Department of Environmental Conservation announced Monday an issues conference will be scheduled regarding the proposal to construct a liquefied petroleum gas storage facility in the Schuyle...read more
Funeral services for 20 year old Kevin Ward, Junior has been set. Ward was killed Saturday in an accident at Canandaigua Motorsports Park when he was hit by NASCAR star Tony Stewart. The funeral wil...read more
The Schuyler County Legislature last night approved the appointment of Harriet Vickio as deputy county treasurer. With Gary Whyman's resigning as county treasurer for family reasons August 1st, Lisa S...read more
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Investigators say they will be reconstructing Saturday night's Canandaigua Motorsports Park accident in which famed NASCAR race car driver Tony Stewart hit and killed fellow sprint car driver Kevin W...read more
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As it does every year at this time, the Schuyler County Sheriff's Department, along with other law enforcement agenices, get set for the thousands of people that will embark on Watkins Glen Internat...read more
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Race weekend has arrived in Watkins Glen as NASCAR returns to the famed Schuyler County roadcourse. If you're out and about Watkins Glen today, you might run into a familiar face or two. Here's our Ri...read more
According to a report issued by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, local sales tax collections in New York state grew by 177 million dollars, or 2.4 percent, for the first half of 2014 compared to the...read more
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The 35th Schuyler County Italian American Festival is underway this weekend at Clute Park in Watkins Glen.  Festival Chairperson Charlie Scaptura tells us about Saturday's parade, which marches...read more
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The Schuyler County Italian American Festival takes place this weekend at Clute Park in Watkins Glen. Festival Chairperson Charlie Scaptura talks about some of the highlights of this year's event. [au...read more
The executive director of the state Committee on Open Government is scheduled to appear in Schuyler County tonight. Robert Freeman will attend a meeting at the Tyrone Fire Hall that is being sponsored...read more
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As the calendar flips to the month of August, its time for parents and kids to start thinking about school and that means back to school shopping.  In partnership with local Schuyler County busin...read more
With donations down 8 percent over the past 11 weeks, the American Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage, which has prompted the organization to issue an urgent advisory for donors of all bloo...read more
Schuyler County LPG protester Jeremy Alderson will not have his trespassing conviction case heard by a state appeals court. Alderson was found guilty of trespassing in September of 2012 for an incide...read more
A Schuyler County man is one million dollars richer after winning the prize in a recent Powerball drawing.  According to the New York State Lottery, the winner will be revealed at a press confer...read more
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A fundraiser will be held in Burdett Saturday to benefit Schuyler Hosptial. The Hospital's Director of Community Relations, Michelle Benjamin, tells us more.  [audio:SchuylerHospitalpicnic.MP3] ...read more
A proposal by Hector Democrat Michael Lausello to rescind last month's decision by the Schuyler County Legislature to support the proposed project to store liquid petroleum gas in depleted salt cavern...read more
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From the National Weather Service: 10:30 a.m. We have confirmed a tornado touched down near Reading yesterday around 4:40 PM. The damages showed that this is an EF-1 tornado with wind speeds between ...read more
More than 500 cyclists are registered to participate in the 16th. annual statewide Cycling the Erie Canal Bike Tour.  The event starts pedaling on Sunday in Buffalo and rolls east to Albany - con...read more
At the height of the storm Tuesday night 70 thousand NYSEG customers lost power. The company says several thousand customers in the hardest hit areas of the storm might remain in the dark until this w...read more
NYSEG crews continue to respond to severe damage to its electricity delivery system in the Ithaca area as a result of Tuesday evening's violent storms. Nearly 17,600 NYSEG customers in NYSEG’s ...read more
A tractor trailer driver escaped injury Tuesday following a roll-over accident on State Route 14A. The driver of the truck was travelling north on State Route 14 in the town of Reading when he exited...read more
The Seneca County Sheriff's Office reports that on 06/28/14 at approximately 0904 hrs Sheriff Deputies arrested Joshua E. Donahue (aka Joshua Buisch), age 27, of 31 King St Trumansburg, NY for Crimina...read more
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Schuyler Hospital has wrapped up its eighth annual Schuyler Steps Out community walking challenge and Michelle Benjamin has the results.[audio:SchuylerSteps2014.mp3] [/audio]Michelle says the program...read more
A 25 year old man that was wanted for allegedly shooting a co-worker five times in North Carolina was arrested Thursday while working at Watkins Glen International. Rodney Blacksher was arrested by S...read more
Schuyler Hospital held its Grand Opening and Open House of their HEAL Grant Renovation Project Friday.  Below is some photos of Friday's event. (Submitted by Michelle Benjamin) ...read more
Today, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has officially made homeowners, renters and businesses in Yates County who...read more
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A big day is planned today at Schuyler Hosptial. The Executive Director of Community Relations for the Hospital is Michelle Benjamin. She tells us more.[audio:SchuylerHospitalOpenHouse.MP3] [/audio] ...read more
Two court appearances Wednesday for Schuyler County gas-storage protester Jeremy Alderson. In Reading Town Court, Alderson's appearance was the result of his trespass conviction from a September 2012...read more
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Schuyler Hospital and the American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive Friday.  The Hospital's Michelle Benjamin tells us more. [audio:Schuylerblooddrive14.MP3] [/audio]   &nb...read more
A 23 year old Yates County man has been charged with felony assault after he allegedly struck another man with a baseball bat. Ryan Siwak of Himrod faces additional charges, according to police. ...read more
A 40 year old Bath man will spend the next decade in state prison following his sentencing in Schuyler County Court.  George White the Third was also sentenced to 15 years of post-release superv...read more
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Approval has been granted for the Arc of Schuyler County and Yates County Chapters to proceed with plans to unify and become The Arc of Schuyler-Yates sometime in 2015. Jeannette Frank, Executive Dire...read more
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UPDATE 5:30am New York State Electric and Gas is reporting that they are working to continue restoring power for customers in the Finger Lakes Region. Yates County remains the hardest hit following T...read more
Once again, the state's best winery is in Seneca County. Swedish Hill Winery in Fayette was named the "Best Winery" for a second straight year. Swedish Hill won the award after picking up five double...read more
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The Arc of Schuyler and Arc of Yates will merge in 2015.   NYSARC, Inc., a statewide non-profit organization supporting people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities, gave ap...read more
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A plan by Houston, Texas based Crestwood Energy, LLC  to store liquid petroleum gas in salt caverns along the western shore of Seneca Lake was given backing this week by the Schuyler County Legis...read more
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In front of a packed county courtroom Monday night, the Schuyler County Legislature voted 5 to 3 in favor of a resolution supporting a plan that would allow for Liquid Petroleum Gas to be stored in sa...read more
A man and his dog had to be rescued from a Schuyler County gorge ledge late Sunday morning.  The Valois, Logan, Hector Volunteer Fire Company responded to the scene along with the Watkins Glen F...read more
New York state is taking steps to control the population of parasitic sea lampreys around Seneca Lake to protect other fish species. The state's Department of Environmental Conservation says that nex...read more
The Schuyler County Legislature will vote on the storage of Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) on Monday, June 9th.  The LPG would be stored in abandoned salt mines in Watkins Glen.  The meeting w...read more
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The Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce and the Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance is teaming up this weekend to present the 2nd Annual "Experience Schuyler Passport Weekend." Sue Knapp from O'Susannah's...read more
A 31 year old Dundee man led Schuyler County Sheriff's Deputies on a brief chase Wednesday.  Aaron Shepherd was wanted in Pennsylvania for an alleged domestic dispute and was located in Tyrone W...read more
A two car accident at the intersection of Main and Spring Streets in the village of Dundee sent one person to the hospital.  68 year old Gary Johnson of Horseheads rear ended a vehicle driven by...read more
An investigation by the Schuyler County Sheriff's Office has led to the arrest of a 36 year old Odessa woman. Krisee Taylor is accused of providing a written deposition that contained false informati...read more
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By a 7 to 1 vote, Schuyler County lawmakers have approved a new countywide 10 year comprehensive plan. Legislature Chairman Dennis Fagan explains why a new plan was needed.[audio:Schuylercomprehensive...read more
Information was released Wednesday of a two car accident on May 22nd in the town of Catherine that injured three people, one seriously. According to the Schuyler County Sheriff's Office, Wyatt Bowen,...read more
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Now residents of, and visitors to, Schuyler County will be able to receive immediate word of emergency situations on their mobile devices thanks to a new alert system designed to keep people safe. The...read more
A 19 year old Odessa man has been charged with sexual abuse following an investigation by the Schuyler County Sheriff's Department.  James Kelley is accused of having sexual contact with a fema...read more
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The Schuyler Hosptial Auxilliary recently announced their Volunteer of the Year award winner.  Michelle Benjamin, the Executive Director of Community Relations at the Hospital, tells us about thi...read more
Voters in Dundee approved the proposed 2014-15 school budget Tuesday by a vote of 187 to 80.  Residents also approved a bus purchase proposition as well as an agreement with the Dundee Library.&n...read more
To coincide with this year’s upcoming Memorial Day observances across the state and nation, State Senator Tom O’Mara (R-C, Big Flats) today announced that he will induct Anthony J.“T...read more
On a 7-1 vote Monday night, the Schuyler County Legislature voted to impose a limit that would see legislators be able to serve for only 12 consecutive years. The law will take effect at the beginnin...read more
They all beat the roll of the dice. The New York Gaming Facility Location Board today set the minimum capital investment for the four new casino licenses by region and zone.  All three proposals...read more
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Ground has been broken on the first ever home to be built under the Schuyler County Habitat for Humanity banner.  Peter Widynski is one of the construction chairmen for the project. He explains h...read more
One of the two men injured in that SUV/tractor trailer collision last Wednesday night in Schuyler County has been upgraded from critical to fair condition. Ronald Johnson of Florida was a passenger i...read more
A serious two-car accident last night in Schuyler County sent two people to the hospital. The head-on crash between a tractor trailer and an SUV occurred at the intersection of Routes 13 and 224 in t...read more
We now know the identities and conditions of the people involved in that tractor trailer/SUV accident Wednesday night in Schuyler County. The head-on crash occurred at the intersection of Routes 13 a...read more
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A ground breaking ceremony was held Monday in Montour Falls to commemorate the start of construction on the first Habitat For Humanity house in Schuyler County. Marion Nicastro is President of the Sch...read more
(GENEVA, NEW YORK) The Seneca7, a 77.7-mile, seven-member team relay run around Seneca Lake, was contested Sunday, April 27, in Geneva, New York, and for the first time in four years, "Cayuga 7", out ...read more
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The Yates County Sheriff's Department is once again teaming up with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency to participate in Saturday's "Prescription Drug Take Back Day" that will be held at the rear of the...read more
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The 2014 Seneca 7 Relay Race is Sunday and this year 75 teams with 7 runners each will leave Geneva at 7am. They travel the westside of Seneca Lake to Watkins Glen and then return up the eastside of...read more
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The Schuyler Hospital Auxiliary is offering scholarships to high school seniors who plan to enter the health care field.  The Hospital's Executive Director of Community Relations, Michelle Benjam...read more
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Another step has been taken by the Schuyler-Yates Steering Committee in conducting a study of potential shared services in Yates and Schuyler Counties. Schuyler County Administrator Timothy O'Hearn te...read more
Two Bath men were arrested after an incident Tuesday involving stolen cars.  26 year old Thomas Duane and 23 year old Joshua Simons were pulled over for speeding around 6 yesterday morning by Sc...read more
The number of unemployed people in both Schuyler and Yates County for March decreased from where figures stood a year ago. The jobless rate for Yates County for last month was 6.4 percent, down from ...read more
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The National Day of Prayer is Thursday and a ceremony will be held at the flagpole in front of the Schuyler County Courthouse in Watkins Glen. Father Paul Bonacci will be presiding in Thursday's cerem...read more
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Local law enforcement agencies will participate in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Schuyler County Sheriff Bill Yes...read more
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A unique way to have fun and exercise all in one is being offered in Schuyler County starting this week. Terry Sauter tells us more about "Aerobic Fun in the Water" [audio:Terrywateraerobics.mp3] ...read more
The Steuben County Democratic Elections Commissioner has announced he will challenge Phil Palmesano for his Assembly seat this fall. Democrat Joseph Welch made the announcement this week.  Palme...read more
The former chairperson of the Schuyler County Legislature will again seek a seat on the lawmaking body. Angeline Franzese has announced she will run this fall for the recently redrawn District 6 legi...read more
A man was safely rescued from the chilly waters of Havana Glen Tuesday.  According to the Schuyler County Sheriff's Office, the man was fishing at the Glen around 4:30 yesterday afternoon when h...read more
The Level 3 sex offender wanted by Bath Village Police has turned himself into Schuyler County authorities. Andrew McDaniels was recently arrested on sex abuse and endangering the welfare of a child ...read more
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A blood drive will be held one week from today at Schuyler Hospital but as Michelle Benjamin tells us, there will be added incentive for those that donate.[audio:SchuylerAprilblood.MP3]   &...read more
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  The Seneca 7 relay race is just a little better than 2 weeks away and some of the 75 teams that signed up last fall are in  need of fill-in runners. Race Organizer Jeff Henderson says t...read more
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For the first time ever, the Arc of Schuyler will hold a Grand Prix Run Saturday in conjunction with "Opening Weekend" at Watkins Glen International.  The Arc's Community Relations Director Holly...read more
Unemployment figures for February have been released by the State Labor Department.  In Yates County, the jobless rate was 7 percent from February, down from 8.1 percent for the same month in 20...read more
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has declared a disaster in 19 upstate New York counties where the severe winter weather has caused extensive damage to the region's vineyards. U.S. Senators Kirsten...read more
The big chill of December first of last year, has resulted in the USDA approving a disaster designation for 19 Upstate counties including Cayuga, Yates, Ontario, Seneca, Wayne, Steuben and Schuyler.&n...read more
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A new fundraiser for the Arc of Schuyler is planned for Saturday, April 12th at Watkins Glen International.  The ARC's Director of Community Relations Holly Baker tells us more the "Arc Grand Pri...read more
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03/26/14 UPDATE 4pm- Seneca County Sheriff’s Investigators today charged an eleven year old boy with setting a fire that resulted in the loss of four buildings in the Village of Ovid, New York ...read more
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Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposed tax cap freeze and rebates program is fairly complex with a number of strings attached in order for the average homeowner to reach the benefits.  That's according...read more
Running unopposed, Leigh MacKerchar was elected Penn Yan's new mayor Tuesday.  Current mayor Bob Church was voted in to serve the remaining two year term of former village trustee Mike Christense...read more
Schuyler Hospital’s Cardiopulmonary Services Department has once again earned the Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) award from the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC).&nbs...read more
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The New York State Office of the State Comptroller has released an initial report detailing the change in sales tax revenue by county from 2012 to 2013.  While actual figures were not released in...read more
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A group of 100 Schuyler County business owners gathered in Watkins Glen last night to voice their opposition to the proposed LPG storage facility project in the town of Reading. Doug Hazlitt, co-owner...read more
A rally to keep Camp Monterey open in the Schuyler County town of Orange was held in the state Capital Tuesday. The state's oldest shock incarceration facility is among 4 statewide scheduled to be clo...read more
A Montour Falls man was airlifted to Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre after being involved in an accident with a car on State Route 414 in the town of Dix around 5:30 Monday afternoon. Justin Harvey w...read more
Tonight's press conference and forum on a proposal to store liquid petroleum gas in the town of Reading is expected to be attended by more than 1-HUNDRED Schuyler County business owners opposed to the...read more
State Senator Tom O’Mara will meet local supporters traveling by bus from the Southern Tier to Albany this morning for a Capitol rally to protest Governor Andrew Cuomo’s plan to shut down ...read more
After the members of the Yates County Legislature tour the County Office Building in Penn Yan this morning, they'll hold their regular monthly meeting inside Legislative Chambers.  Presentations...read more
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Some great news was recently received by Catholic Charities of Schuyler and Chemung Counties.  Here's agency Director Debbie McDonald to tell us more. [audio:Cargilldonation14.MP3] McDonald e...read more
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State Senator Tom O'Mara, continuing the local grassroots effort to convince the Cuomo administration to reverse its decision to close the Monterey Shock Incarceration Correctional Facility later this...read more
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    The Food Bank of the Southern Tier again this year is taking part in the Feinstein Foundation’s Million Dollar Challenge to fight hunger. The Food Bank's Missy Goetschius tells u...read more
Two Schuyler County teens were arrested along with a Steuben County teen over the weekend for their role in a burglary that occurred at a Town of Corning residence back on February 5th.  19 year...read more
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An Open House Tuesday at the Human Services Complex in Montour Falls is being hosted by the 4-H Regional Robotics First Lego League Teams.  Roger Ort with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyle...read more
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This afternoon, the Franklin Street Gallery in Watkins Glen is hosting a new exhibit called "Romancing the Vine" a tribute to the region's love of wine. Holly Baker, the Arc of Schuyler's Director of ...read more
State Senator Tom O'Mara, Assemblyman Phil Palmesano and Assemblyman Chris Friend have again called on Governor Cuomo to reverse a decision to close the Monterey Shock Incarceration Facility in Schuyl...read more
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The Franklin Street Gallery in Watkins Glen will be hosting a new event Friday at their Franklin Street location. The Arc of Schuyler's Director of Community Relations, Holly Baker, tells us more. [au...read more
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Starting today, Schuyler County Transit will change its routes and scheduling in response to a drop in federal and state funding.  Mobility Transit Manager Amber Simmons said there was another fa...read more
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By a vote 5-3 vote of Schuyler County legislators, contract negotiations will be reopened for the marina lease extension at the Seneca Harbor Park. Lucas Day has the story.       &n...read more
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Some changes are coming to the routes run by Schuyler County Transit. Mobility Manager Amber Simmons says its the direct result of what their riders had requested. [audio:SchuylerTransitchanges.MP3]...read more
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A longtime Schuyler County businessowner was recently honored by the Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce and its members.  Drew Guild, the Chamber's Director of Promotion and Tourism, tells us ...read more
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The Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting information sessions this month to educate small business owners and individuals about NY State of Health coverage options, how to choose a plan, a...read more
An investigation by the Schuyler County Sheriff's Office has led to the arrest of a 30 year old Montour Falls man on a felony forgery charge.  Robert Cummings is accused of creating and forging ...read more
A 25 year old Elmira man was charged with hunting without a license Tuesday after Schuyler County Sheriff's Deputies, State Police and the State DEC investigated a report of a person shooting at squir...read more
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The Seneca View Skilled Nursing Facility opened in 1972 and expanded almost 15 years later.  Over the last two years, the Montour Falls facility has been undergoing numerous renovations that have...read more
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Three Schuyler County business leaders were nominated by their peers and selected by a committee as being outstanding members of the community during the Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce's 125th ...read more
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Coming up later today, the Montour Moose Lodge will host a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for the Arc of Schuyler.  Holly Baker, the Arc's Director of Community Relations, tells us something new wil...read more
A joint investigation by multiple Schuyler County agencies, including the Humane Society and Animal Control Officer has led to the arrest of a 35 year old Watkins Glen woman. Hyacinth Stone is accuse...read more
New York State is home to more than 17 thousand highway bridges. The Department of Transportation has released data from around New York depicting what bridges are structurally deficient, functionally...read more
The husband and wife that once served as fire chief and treasurer of the Monterey Volunteer Fire Department were sentenced for their crimes in Schuyler County Court Thursday.  In November, Larry...read more
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An annual dinner to benefit the Arc of Schuyler is coming up Monday night.  Holly Baker is the Arc's Director of Community Relations.  She tells us more. [audio:ARCspagdinner.MP3]   ...read more
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The annual Check Out Hunger fundraising campaign held by the Food Bank of the Southern Tier is underway.  Community and Public Relations Manager Missy Goetschius tells us more about the largest h...read more
The Schuyler County Legislature is losing a member.  Legislator Michael Yuhasz will resign from his seat, effective Friday. It's the final year of Yuhasz's three year legislative term. The seat ...read more
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The 2013 "Family of Friends" campaign for Schuyler Hospital is wrapping up this week.  The Hosptial's Executive Director of Community Relations, Michelle Benjamin, tells us more. [audio:FamilyofF...read more
Last week the state's unemployment rate were released at 7.1 percent. The New York State Department of Labor has now released a preliminary list of local area unemployment rates for December 2013. Ac...read more
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There's an effort being made by the Schuyler County Legislature to bring employee salaries into line with wages for similar positions in neighboring counties.  County Administrator Timothy O'Hear...read more
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After receiving no documentation from the state Office of Fire Prevention, the Schuyler County Administrator's office and Schuyler County's Office of Emergency Management, resident Jeremy Alderson tol...read more
Tyrone Town Justice William Kennedy has recused himself from the gas storage site traspeassing case against Hector resident Jeremy Alderson.  A motion filed last year by Alderson's attorney for ...read more
A California winemaker described recently as the "Steve Jobs" of Wine" plans to build a new winery on the southeast shore of Seneca Lake. Wine Spectator magazine reports Paul Hobbs, who runs Paul Hob...read more
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On Saturday, JR Dill winery in Burdett will be host to a wine and tasting fundraiser for the Spirit of Schuyler.  Spirit of Schuyler organizer Tony Vickio tells us more about this non-profit orga...read more
The woman responsible for the 2012 murder of a Schuyler County man will be the topic of a cable television show this weekend.   Alice Trappler will be the subject of the show "Snapped" on the Ox...read more
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Reaction to the Governor's Budget Message was hearts and flowers from Democrats, but a few thorns jabbed a point or two, here and there;  Assemblyman Phil Palmesano, whose district takes in Steub...read more
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Concerns were recently made public over Schuyler County's preparedness to deal with a potential emergency at the site of the proposed LPG and natural gas storage projects in the town of Reading. Jerem...read more
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This could be a very pivotal week in the efforts to keep the Monterey Shock Incarceration Facility in Schuyler County open.  Governor Andrew Cuomo presents his state budget later today and what c...read more
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As the nation commemorates Martin Luther King, Junior on this Monday, we received a photo from Drew Guild at the Schuyler County Chamber of Commerce. The photo was shared with him from John Bloomquist...read more
  A local non-profit is offering funds for home repairs.  Community Progress Inc. helps individuals make necessary home repairs in Chemung, Schuyler and Steuben Counties.  The progra...read more
The Schuyler Hospital’s renovations are wrapping up.  Earlier this month, they announced the grand opening of their new entrance, and this week, they finished the new Auxiliary Gift Shop ju...read more
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Less than two weeks after being installed as the Rochester Diocese Bishop, the Most Reverend Salvatore Matano presided over Mass at St. Michael Church in Penn Yan Sunday morning.  St. Michael Sch...read more
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The Schuyler County Sheriff's Office released information Monday on an arrest made the morning of New Year's Day involving the driver of a State Department of Transportation plow truck.  25 year...read more
A 36 year old Schuyler County resident faces up to 6 months in jail after pleading guilty to a felony charge of criminal possession of stolen property in Yates County Court.  Matthew Sproesser a...read more
The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch from Saturday afternoon through Sunday evening for Seneca, Wayne, Cayuga, Yates, Steuben, Schuyler, Tompkins, and Chemung Counties.  Rain wil...read more
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Earlier this week, Schuyler Hospital opened its new main entrance, which is part of a 6.45 million dollar project that was made possible with help by from NYS Department of Health HEAL grant award.&nb...read more
For the fourth straight year, Dennis Fagan has been elected chairman of the Schuyler County Legislature.  Fagan was unanimously returned as chairman at Wednesday’s annual organizational me...read more
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Schuyler County Transit is expanding its services after announcing a new service this week titled "Corning Connections."  Transit Mobility Manager Amber Simmons tells us more about this service t...read more
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Some big news to start the new year coming out of Schuyler Hospital as Community Relations Executive Director Michelle Benjamin tells us. [audio:SchuylerHospentrance.MP3]Benjamin explains who should ...read more
A 17 year old Elmira teen was rescued from the chilly waters of Seneca Lake Sunday after the kayak he was in capsized.  The incident happened off of Salt Point Road in the town of Reading. Chris...read more
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Renovation work at the Seneca View Skilled Nursing Facility in Montour Falls continues.  Schuyler Hospital's Michelle Benjamin provides us with some background on the project that started a few y...read more
The Schuyler County man sentenced last month by a federal judge to spend the rest of his life in prison had his sentencing in county court Thursday.  Schuyler County Judge Dennis Morris sentence...read more
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Schuyler Hospital is welcoming a local doctor to its family of physicians. Michelle Benjamin, the Hospital's Execuitve Director of Community Relations, tells us more.  [audio:HinterbergerSchuy...read more
The Schuyler County man sentenced last month by a federal judge to spend the rest of his life in prison had his sentencing in county court delayed Thursday.   Darryl Vonneida was convicted ...read more
2 people were injured Wednesday, including an infant, when the SUV they were in was struck by a tractor trailer hauling garbage in Schuyler County.  The tractor trailer was traveling south on St...read more
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Schuyler Outreach Food Pantry is looking for new or gently used "gift" items, for the families seeking Christmas Baskets this year. Director Jessie Ketter explains what the program includes [audio:Sc...read more
A former employee of the Schuyler County Department of Social Services has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of falsifying business records. Amie Keller admitted to helping a client receive nearly 7-...read more
A doctor who formerly worked the emergency room at Schuyler Hospital has been sentenced to two years probation for obtaining a controlled substance by fraud.  Federal investigators say Dr. Danie...read more
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Several Schuyler County residents have formed a group called "Citizens for Constitutional Preservation."  One of their members,  Mark Osatchuck, tells us about how the group formed. [audio:S...read more
About 400 needy children will get presents this holiday thanks to Seneca Santa. The Schuyler County program has area fire departments and volunteers delievering gifts to children on Christmas Eve this...read more
Officials say it’s the largest stab at economic development Schuyler County has seen.  The Watkins Glen lakefront is going to have a major redevelopment.  Going by the name Project S...read more
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A fundraiser that will benefit the Schuyler Hospital Auxillary will be held Sunday at the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel.  The Hospital's Michelle Benjamin tells us more. [audio:ChefFredbrunch.mp3][...read more
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The village of Watkins Glen will be filled with the Christmas spirit Friday night as the annual "Village Christmas" is scheduled to take place. Kristi Morseman with Schuyler County Hilites says some n...read more
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Village Christmas returns to Watkins Glen Friday night.  Kristi Morseman with Watkins Glen Promotions and Schuyler Hilites says it all gets underway at 6 p.m. [audio:WGvillageXmas13.MP3]Morseman ...read more
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It's been a hot topic around New York State and it involves the education of our children.  Wednesday night, the Common Core State Standards will be the subject of a town hall style meeting being...read more
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The Food Bank of the Southern Tier is once again teaming this year with the Venison Donation Program to help those in need.  The Food Bank's Missy Goetschius tells us more about this partnership....read more
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Schuyler Hospital's partnership with Cayuga Medical Center is moving forward.  The Hospital's Michelle Benjamin says both hospital boards last month signed a Letter of Intent to make their partne...read more
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For the fourth straight year, Small Business Saturday will be held throughout the country and Drew Guild, Tourism and Marketing Manager with the Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce says small busi...read more
A Dundee woman was injured in a one car accident on Beam Road in the town of Starkey Wednesday. Angela Woodarski was traveling east when she lost control of her car because of poor road conditions. H...read more
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The Schuyler County Firefighters Association will again team up with all of the fire departments in the county, along with Schuyler County Volunteer Ambulance Corps and Schuyler County Emergency Manag...read more
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36 businesses in and around Schuyler County will be participating in "Shop Small BINGO" tomorrow on 'Small Business Saturday.' Drew Guild is Tourism and Marketing Manager for the Watkins Glen Area Cha...read more
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  36 businesses in and around Schuyler County will be participating in "Shop Small BINGO" this weekend on 'Small Business Saturday.' Drew Guild is Tourism and Marketing Manager for the Watkins...read more
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  The Schuyler County Firefighters Association will again team up with all of the fire departments in the county, along with Schuyler County Volunteer Ambulance Corps and Schuyler County Emerg...read more
The Beaver Dams man wanted by the Schuyler County Sheriff's Office for questioning regarding a November 9th fire at his home has been arrested. 26 year old Jonathan Wallenbeck was charged Wednesday o...read more
A Schuyler County man will spend the rest of his life in prison after being sentenced in a Rochester federal courtroom by U.S. District Court Judge Charles Siragusa Monday.  Darryl Vonneida was ...read more
A 31 year old Cayuta man has been charged with felony sexual abuse. Schuyler County Sheriff's Deputies arrested Bradley Hoffman on criminal sexual act for allegedly engaging in a sexual act with a fe...read more
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For many, it's too early and it couldn't come at a worse time as we approach the busiest travel day of the year later this week.  The powerful storm that has hammered the West will hit the South ...read more
Another arrest has been made on the sale of drugs in Schuyler County.  34 year old Eileen Little of Elmira has been charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance.  Little is accused o...read more
Schuyler Hospital broke a fundraising record in back to back years. 284 attended the historic “hospital ball.” They raised a record amount of $28,000. The “November Splendor” ...read more
The Schuyler County Sheriff's Office is looking for 26 year old Jonathan Wallenbeck of Beaver Dams on probation violation warrant. Wallenbeck is also being sought for questioning about a fire at a sus...read more
The husband and wife that once served as fire chief and treasurer of the Monterey Volunteer Fire Department have pleaded guilty to embezzling more than 100-THOUSAND dollars from that organization. 46...read more
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This week, multiple Schuyler County law enforcement agencies released the names of 18 people arrested in connection with a year long investigation into the manufacture and distribution of meth and oth...read more
Schuyler County Law Enforcement Agencies have arrested several people in connection to a joint investigation into the manufacture and distribution of methamphetamine and other illicit drugs.  Mem...read more
Sentencing is now scheduled for Monday for the 63 year old Schuyler County man convicted in February by a federal jury of all 14 charges he faced, including the sexual abuse of multiple children and p...read more
One person was injured after two tractor trailers collided on Route 14 in Starkey Monday afternoon.  Dundee State Police say the accident happened when a northbound trailer tractor carrying salt...read more
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A long-time member of Schuyler Hospital's staff has announced he will be hanging up his medical coat at the end of the year.  The Hospital's Michelle Benjamin tells us more. [audio:Saksretiring.M...read more
A Dundee woman has pleaded guilty in the theft of money from the Lake Country Players. Michelle Banach pleaded guilty to a felony grand larceny charge Thursday in Schuyler County Court.  The 40 ...read more
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A 50-THOUSAND dollar Local Government Efficiency grant has been awarded by the state to Schuyler and Yates Counties for a study to determine the feasibilitiy of shared services of the two counties up ...read more
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By a 5-1 vote Tuesday, Schuyler County legislators passed the 2014 budget. County Administrator Timothy O'Hearn tells us more about the approved spending plan. [audio:2014schuylerbudget.MP3] How d...read more
Last night, the Schuyler County Legislature approved the 2014 county budget by a five to one vote. Legislator Barbara Halpin cast the only no vote. The budget calls for a 2.05 percent increase in the ...read more
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Schuyler Hospital received some big news this week as Michelle Benjamin, their Executive Director of Community Relations, tells us. [audio:SchuylerHospaccredidation.MP3] Benjamin says Schuyler is ...read more
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Some good news for Schuyler County farmers from the Farm Service Agency in Bath. Here's the Agency's Chris Wager. [audio:FSASchuyler.MP3] Wager says the loans are for damages and losses caused by st...read more
The Schuyler County Sheriff's Office has filed charges against two Montour Falls residents for allowing the manufacture of methamphetamine in their home.   27 year old Matthew Buchanan and 2...read more
The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious fire at 1332 County Route 18 in the Town of Dix which resulted in the injury of a 26 year old female.  The fire is being ...read more
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Schuyler County residents are invited to comment on the tentative 2014 county budget at a public hearing tonight. The proposed 42.7 million dollar spending plan includes a tax rate of eight dollars, 3...read more
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The Schuyler Health Foundation and Schuyler Hospital Auxiliary will be hosting its annual November Splendor fundraiser later this week. Michelle Benjamin tells us more about this year's event. [audio...read more
The investigation continues in to the cause of a train derailment in the Cayuga County town of Sennett Friday afternoon. New York State Police say The Finger Lakes Railway train, which included 38 ca...read more
A close call in the Cayuga County town of Sennett, late yesterday afternoon, when a Finger Lakes Railway train hauling hazardous material left the tracks between Baker and Hamilton Roads. The 38-car...read more
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They are flabbergasted. In no way did organizers of the Seneca 7 relay race every expect to have registration for the 2014 race done in just five days. Race co-director Jeff Henderson 525 runners ar...read more
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Wednesday traveled to Binghamton, New York to discuss how the approved casino gaming amendment has the potential to bring millions of dollars in new revenue to school district...read more
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Work continues on a 6.5 million dollar HEAL grant project to renovate and upgrade outpatient services at Schuyler Hospital in Montour Falls.  The Hospital's Michelle Benjamin provides us with an ...read more
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  A 61 year old Volunteer Fire Department in Schuyler County is facing heat from the State Comptroller's office today. An audit released today reported that fund were misappropiated by leaders...read more
More than a dozen fire companies from Schuyler, Tompkins, Chemung and Tioga Counties battled a fire at an auto body shop in the village of Spencer Monday morning.  The fire at Walter’s Bod...read more
If your string cheese spoils before you get a chance to eat it,  check the sell-by date: if it falls between October 25, 2013 and February 11, 2014, throw it away. That's the word from the Food B...read more
The National Weather Service in Binghamton has issued a flood watch for Schuyler, Steuben and Chemung Counties in anticipation of potential heavy rain expected in the area all day. Rain is expected t...read more
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The Schuyler County Sheriff's Department's K-9 unit recently received a gift from a local group dedicated to saving dogs that have been abandoned, abused or neglected. Here's Sheriff Bill Yessman.[aud...read more
We now know the identity of the person involved in the fatal one car accident that occurred Monday on Route 224 in Montour Falls.  73 year old Stewart Clawson of Burdett was westbound when his c...read more
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The state budget that was was passed last Friday included a 4.5% cut to not-for-profit agencies providing supports to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Arc of Schuyler Executive...read more
Two juveniles from the town of Cayuta are in trouble with the law after allegedly shooting out the windows of two passing cars with a BB gun Tuesday afternoon. The Schuyler County Sheriff's Departmen...read more
State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released a municipal audit of the Schuyler County Sheriff's Department Tuesday.  According to the report, the county entered into an improper contract for servic...read more
According to a report issued Friday by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli,  sales tax collections grew across New York State by 397 million dollars for the first half of 2013 compared to the same ...read more
Opening arguments are planned for Friday morning in Schuyler County court in the murder trial of Alice Trappler. The Steuben County woman faces numerous charges, including second degree murder and ...read more
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Governor Andrew Cuomo recently proposed a 240 million dollar across-the-board budget cut to voluntary programs providing supports and services to people with developmental disabilities, effective next...read more
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Today is the last day teams can register for the "Schuyler Steps Out" walking program. Schuyler Hospital's Michelle Benjamin to tell us more.[audio:SchuylerSteps2013.MP3]     &nbs...read more
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This week, the Food Bank of the Southern Tier is presenting its 5th annual “Canstruction of the Southern Tier” at the Arnot Mall in Big Flats. The Food Bank’s Missy Goetschius tells ...read more
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After a rash of fatal accidents on New York's waterways this summer, Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill into law that will require all motor-boaters to complete an eight-hour boat safety course a...read more
A 31 year old Dundee man has been charged with felony criminal possession of stolen property following an investigation by the Yates County Sheriff’s Department.  John Johnston the Third i...read more
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On Wednesday, the Schuyler County League of Women Voters will hold its annual meeting at the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel.  In addition to holding their elections and voting on next year's budget, t...read more
The State Comptroller's Office thinks they have found the source of the missing Fire Company's money Kimberley States, the former treasurer, and her husband, Larry States, who was the former fire chi...read more
The Schuyler County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in locating a wanted criminal.  32 year old Matthew Voorhees is wanted on a bench warrant out of Schuyler County Court for faili...read more
A bomb threat forced the evacuation of the Walmart Superstore in Watkins Glen Wednesday night.  According to the Schuyler County Sheriff's Office, the threat was reported around 7 p.m. Authoriti...read more
The Schuyler Hospital Auxiliary says its Game Day Cruise on the Seneca Legacy has been so popular, they've scheduled a second one. It will be September 28th, with registration at 10:30 and castoff at ...read more
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Some great news was received this week by Catholic Charities of Schuyler County.  Agency Director Debbie MacDonald tells us more about their gift from the Corning Incorporated Foundation. [audio:...read more
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A meeting was held Thursday afternoon to try and prevent the planned closure of the Monterey Shock Correctional Facility in the town of Orange scheduled for next year.  State Senator Tom O'Mara, ...read more
The New York State Department of Transportation today announced that, weather permitting, on Thursday, August 8, 2013, the first course of paving on state Route 228 will begin from state Route 224 in ...read more
Four more prisons are slated to close in New York State in July of next year.  In a statement Friday, the State Department of Corrections said medium security prisons in Butler (Wayne County), Ch...read more
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A new fundraiser has been revealed by the Schuyler Hospital Auxiliary.  Here's Schuyler Hosptial's Executive Director of Communications Michelle Benjamin to tell us more.  [audio:SchuylerAux...read more
Three people were sentenced to 15 day jail terms in Schuyler County Jail after appearing in Reading Town Court Wednesday and refusing to pay their trespassing fines. 53 year old Sandra Steingraber of...read more
The United Gun Owners of New York State group has posted a video of their last meeting with local sheriffs throughout discussing the New York SAFE act. Sheriffs Jack S. Stenberg of Seneca County, Wil...read more
A Dryden woman wants to be the next representative for the 23rd Congressional District. The chairwoman of the Tompkins County Legislature, Democrat Martha Robertson, as announced she is running for t...read more
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For the first time in four years, the Schuyler County Hall of Fame will induct new members this evening. The Class of 2013 includes a World War Two veteran. Watkins Glen Chamber of Commerce President ...read more
Texting while driving is a bad idea.  Texting while driving this summer is even worse.  Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a summer crackdown on distracted driving.  New York State Police ...read more
The investigation into a domestic incident has resulted in the arrest of a Dundee man. James Austin is accused of threatening a Starkey resident and stealing property from them. 25-year-old Austin wa...read more
Deliberations will continue this morning in the murder trial of Alice Trappler.  The jury began deliberating early Tuesday afternoon following Schuyler County District Attorney Joseph Fazzary's c...read more
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The Food Bank of the Southern Tier has received a half-million dollar grant from the Corning Incorporated Foundation, naming the Food Bank’s warehouse. Natasha Thompson, Food Bank President say ...read more
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A "Save Seneca Lake Fundraiser for Gas Free Seneca" will be held Thursday in Schuyler County. We asked Margie Rodgers to tell us more about the event [audio:GasFreefundraiser.MP3] Rodgers says hundr...read more
Four local Sheriff's Departments are getting patrol boats, thanks to a US Coast Guard grant.  The Brunswick Justice patrol boats, which cost between 60 and 115 thousand dollars each, are going to...read more
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A spaghetti dinner will be held Thursday at St. Mary's Parish Center in Watkins Glen.  Jessie Ketter tells us more about the meal that will raise money for a Schuyler County non-profit group.[aud...read more
According to the state DEC's annual report, Steuben County led New York in total deer harvested during the 2012 hunting seasons.  More than 11-THOUSAND, 5-HUNDRED deer were killed in Steuben Cou...read more
An accident on Route 13 near Odessa in Schuyler County has shut down the road this morning.  Details are very limited at this time.  The accident happened shortly before 6 this morning. ...read more
Jury selection is expected to continue today in Schuyler County Court in the murder trial of Alice Trappler. Ten jurors have been chosen so far.  The Steuben County woman faces numerous charges,...read more
A dozen protesters were arrested today by Schuyler County Sheriff’s deputies at the liquefied petroleum gas storage facility on the U.S. Salt Property (owned by Inergy), on State Route 14 in the...read more
The administration line for the Schuyler Sheriff’s Department – 535-8222 – will be down for repairs for approximately three hours starting at 8 a.m. this morning. If you need to call...read more
Despite still being at large, a Watkins Glen man was sentenced to 18-and-a-half to 22 years in  prison on multiple grand larceny and burglary charges.  Matthew Voorhees failed to appear in ...read more
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The Schuyler County man arrested in June for trespassing at the gate of the Inergy owned entrance to the Compressor Station and North Brine Field in the town of Reading will be back in court today, th...read more
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The tentative 2014 Schuyler County budget has been released.  County Administrator Timothy O'Hearn tells us more. [audio:Schuylertentativebudget14.MP3]        &n...read more
The 33 year old Schuyler County man was convicted in a Rochester federal court Thursday of operating the largest meth lab in the history of the Southern Tier.  According to the U.S. Attorney's o...read more
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The replacement of the Garbiels Junction Bridge in Schuyler County has started. Our Rick Hughey has the story. [audio:Rickbridgereplacemen.MP3]         &n...read more
An early morning fire in Schuyler County Wednesday killed a woman.  Firefighters from Tyrone, Dundee, Wayne, Watkins Glen and Himrod all responded to 4540 Six Corners Road in the town of Tyrone ...read more
A Trumansburg man pleaded guilty Wednesday to seriously injuring his father, Hector Town Board member Clifford Yaw.  Andrew Yaw pleaded guilty to assault charges stemming from the incident with ...read more
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The 2014 tentative Schuyler County budget includes a tax levy increase of 1.59 percent but that number is likely to increase. County Administrator Timothy O'Hearn says crafting a spending plan continu...read more
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A long time business owner will be among those inducted into the Schuyler County Hall of Fame Wednesday.  Watkins Glen Chamber of Commerce's President Rebekah Lamoreaux tells us more about Nick A...read more
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Could some federal help be on the way to help keep the Monterey Shock Incarceration Facility from having to close its doors in 2014?  Congressman Tom Reed met with employees of the Schuyler Count...read more
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Schuyler Outreach, in conjuction with the Labor of Love, will be holding a school supply and clothing giveaway tonight at their Watkins Glen location. Organizer Jessie Ketter says a lot of families th...read more
A three car accident on State Route 14 in the town of Benton late Monday afternoon sent three people to the hospital.  Yates County Sheriff’s Deputies say 38 year old Jorge Orta of Geneva ...read more
At least for the immediate future, there will not be set term limits for Schuyler County legislators. A measure that would have limited lawmakers to 12 consecutive years of service did not get a requ...read more
The Corning man that played a role in the shooting death of a Schuyler County man in April of 2012 was sentenced to 19 years in prison Thursday. Last September, Nathan Hand said he and his step-broth...read more
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A Burdett woman was recently honored by Schuyler Hospital's Auxiliary. Here's the Hospital's Executive Director of Community Relations Michelle Benjamin to tell us more. [audio:SchuylerHospVolofYear.m...read more
An early morning fire in Schuyler County Wednesday killed a woman. Firefighters from Tyrone, Dundee, Wayne, Watkins Glen and Himrod all responded to 4540 Six Corners Road in the town of Tyrone shortl...read more
Schuyler County authorities are asking for the public's help in tracking down a Watkins Glen man who failed to appear in court for sentencing Thursday on three burglary convictions.  Matthew Voo...read more
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After a hiatus of four years, Schuyler County will induct three new members into its Hall of Fame later this month. Watkins Glen Chamber of Commerce President Rebekah LaMoreaux says its bound to be a ...read more
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After a rash of fatal accidents on New York's waterways this summer, Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill into law that will require all motor-boaters  to complete an eight-hour boat safety co...read more
The Elmira man convicted of being part of the largest methamphetamine bust in Schuyler County two years ago was sentenced to 8 years in federal prison.  Shawn Rickard was found guilty of conspir...read more
A former Schuyler County Town Justice is now serving jail time in Yates County. 56-year old Diane Secord was sentenced to 60 days in jail after pleading guilty in June to practicing law without a lice...read more
An inspection of Cayuta Lake Thursday by the Schuyler County Sheriff's Office showed some decline in water levels so the lake has been re-opened to boats.  However, a 5 miles per hour speed limit...read more
Tourist spending is on the increase in New York, but some Finger Lakes counties aren't seeing as big an increase.  While New York tourists spent just over six percent more in 2012 than the previo...read more
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140 acres of land in Schuyler County will soon be donated to the Finger Lakes Land Trust. Executive Director Andrew Zepp tells us more[audio:FLlandtrustWGland.mp3]       ...read more
Rape Crisis of the Southern Tier, which has served Chemung, Schuyler and Steuben counties since 1996, has changed its name to the Sexual Assault Resource Center. The new name will come with a new...read more
A 44-year-old Schuyler County woman was struck by a car Friday night on Interstate Highway 86 in the Town of Corning.  According to State Police, Denise Switzer of Burdett was a passenger in a c...read more
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The Schuyler County Historical Society is hosting a unique event featuring a local author tonight at the Brick Tavern Museum in Montour Falls.  Director Andrew Tompkins tells us more.[audio:Havan...read more
A department of Social Services employee and client have been arrested by the Schuyler County Sheriff's Office on fraud charges.  35 year old Amie Keller of Big Flats and 40 year old Clifton Whit...read more
The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office has issued a boaters advisory on all lakes in the county. Recent heavy rains are causing high water levels on all lakes and waterways. As a result, there is ...read more
Unemployment in Schuyler and Yates Counties dropped last month.  In Yates County, the jobless rate went from 6.7 percent in April to 5.9 percent in May.  Yates County is now 5th among New Y...read more
A 29 year old Alpine man has been arrested by Schuyler County Sheriff’s Deputies on charges of sexual abuse. Andrew Champion allegedly had sexual contact with a female under the age of 13. Cha...read more
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Could there soon be established term limits for those that are elected to serve on the Schuyler County Legislature?  County Administrator Timothy O'Hearn updates an action taken by the governing ...read more
Fire destroyed a Schuyler County home late Monday night. Firefighters from Odessa, Montour Falls, Watkins Glen, Mecklenberg, Burdett, Enfield and Millport were called to the State Route 228 home in Od...read more
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A flu shot clinic will be held for members of the general public Thursday in Montour Falls.  The clinic at the Human Services Complex will also be held for Schuyler County veterans in addition to...read more
NYSEG announced Monday it has decided against moving forward with plans to construct a compressed air energy storage facility in Schuyler County.  According to a news release, the utility compa...read more
Dundee firefighters and ambulance personnel responded to a one car accident on State Route 14A in the town of Starkey around 4:30 this morning.  Deputies say 49 year old Chester Olevnik was trav...read more
Earlier this month, former Steuben County District Attorney John Tunney was hired as a full-time assistant DA to work in Schuyler County District Attorney Joe Fazzary's office.    &nbs...read more
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It’s become their biggest annual fundraiser and it’s coming up Saturday in Watkins Glen.  The Spirit of Schuyler will be holding The Gathering at the Hidden Valley 4-H Camp at Watkins...read more
3pm update .   The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office served a  search warrant at the site of  Monday nights fire where a man was burned at a home on  State Route 224 in the ...read more
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Schuyler County sheriff Bill Yessman has announced he will seek another term this November.  Yessman, whose been sheriff since 2006, says he enjoys all aspects of his job.[audio:Yessmananotherrun...read more
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Schuyler County Sheriff Bill Yessman has some big news and exclusively tells WFLR News what it is[audio:Yessmanreelection.mp3]             ...read more
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Volunteer firefighters are needed across the Finger Lakes Region.  Local legislators including Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb and Assemblyman Phil Palmseano, are urging community members to ...read more
Sheriffs Jack S. Stenberg of Seneca County, William E. Yessman, Jr. of Schuyler County, and Kenneth W. Lansing of Tompkins County will be the featured speakers at United Gun Owners of New York State&r...read more
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A co-application has been submitted by Yates and Schuyler Counties seeking 100-THOUSAND dollars in grant money from the New York State Department of Local Government Efficiency for a consolidation of ...read more
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The Schuyler County League of Women Voters recently held a forum on the future of education at Watkins Glen and Odessa-Montour schools. Close to 3-HUNDRED residents attended and Watkins Glen Superient...read more
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Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a package of tougher gun measures into law Tuesday evening, immediately bolstering New York’s ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines while giving the sta...read more
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It was a record year for a long-standing fundraiser for Schuyler Hospital. Michelle Benjamin, the hospital's Foundation Director, tells us how well the annual "November Splendor" did last month.[audio...read more
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Emergency workers, town and village crews and department of transportation employees were out Tuesday looking for post-Hurricane Sandy storm damage. Schuyler County Director of Emergency Management Bi...read more
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The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning and Flood Watch from 2 p.m. Monday until 5 p.m. Tuesday for all of Central New York and Pennsylvania.The land falling of Hurricane Sandy wil...read more
Radio talk show host Glenn Beck was hugging his daughter after her wedding when he heard his wife yell for help, as their SUV began to slide down a hill in the in Finger Lakes Region. The political co...read more
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Election Day is November 6th, but there's several important dates to keep in mind if you plan on voting in this year's general election.  Yates County Republican Commissioner Amy Daines tells us ...read more
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The punishment for a former Dundee man accused of sexually abusing his pre-teen step-daughter was handed down Tuesday. Yates County Court Judge Patrick Falvey sentenced 64 year old Robert Wood to the ...read more
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The Schuyler Health Foundation's annual Family of Friends campaign is underway, which sole purpose is to provide funds to, or for, the benefit of Schuyler Hospital and their related medical facilities...read more
The Corning man charged in connection with the murder of a Schuyler County resident pled guilty to a first-degree manslaughter charge Thursday.  Nathan Hand told the court the man that killed Dan...read more
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The Schuyler Health Foundation has kicked off its annual Family of Friends campaign.  The Foundation's Executive Director Michelle Benjamin tells us more about the organization   [audio:SH...read more
A 46 year old Poughkeepsie, New York man was killed Sunday after being involved in a motorcycle crash in Schuyler County.  State Police say Robert Finney was traveling on State Route 414 in the ...read more
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In an effort to better serve and protect the citizens of Schuyler County, Sheriff Bill Yessman is offering the "Yellow Dot" program to all residents.   The Sheriff explains what the program ...read more
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A second rally was held this past weekend opposing Governor Andrew Cuomo's plan to close the Monterey Shock Incarceration Facility in Schuyler County. Congressman Tom Reed has been lending his support...read more
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Efforts will continue Saturday to prevent the closure of the Monterey Shock Incarceration Correctional Facility when a rally is held at the National Soaring Museum in Elmira.  The rally is being ...read more
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The Schuyler County Hall of Fame will welcome three new members Wednesday.  One of those being inducted is former Watkins Glen insurance agency owner William Peters. Schuyler County Chamber of Co...read more
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Schuyler Hospital is moving into the next phase of its 6.5 million dollar HEAL grant project to renovate and upgrade outpatient services.  The Hospital's Michelle Benjamin provides us with an upd...read more
The third man arrested for his involvement in Schuyler County's largest ever methamphetamine bust is scheduled to be sentenced today.   Chad Speicher of Beaver Dams was convicted of narcoti...read more
A 36 year old Savona man faces multiple charges following an investigation into an incident involving a shotgun in the town of Orange Saturday.  Richard Seeley the Third is charged with reckless...read more
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Governor Andrew Cuomo, along with restaurant owners and tourism officials from New York City, toured three Finger Lakes wineries Tuesday afternoon in a bid to expand their wines into New York City and...read more
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A Schuyler County man arrested last September for trespassing at the gate of the Inergy owned entrance to the Compressor Station and North Brine Field in the town of Reading was sentenced Wednesday to...read more
The search for a wanted Schuyler County criminal has ended. 32-year-old Matthew Voorhees was taken into custody this morning by the Pennsylvania State Police near Towanda, PA. Voorhees was wanted on a...read more
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Local law enforcement agencies will participate in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Third National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday. Schuyler County Sheriff Bill Yessman says the ta...read more
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In preparation for the start of a major construction project next month, Schuyler Hospital will close it's Main Entrance in a few weeks. All pedestrian traffic will be redirected to the Emergency Depa...read more
Jury selection in the federal trial of a 62 year old Schuyler County man accused of using religious and morbid themes in the sexual abuse of boys is scheduled to begin February 4th. In a federal comp...read more
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There's another way to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy and residents of our area is to donate blood.  There's a blood drive coming up in Schuyler County Monday.  Here's Schuyler Hospital...read more
Authorities are looking for a Rock Stream man that went missing in the Watkins Glen area Wednesday.  Mark Mihalko is described as being white, 5 foot 10, 250 pounds and is 47 years old. &nbs...read more
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The results are in! Democratic US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has won election to her first full term representing New York, overcoming Republican Challenger Wendy Long. Gillibrand replaced Hillary C...read more
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Schuyler County Emergency Management Director Bill Kennedy says residents should know emergency crews in the county are prepared for the remnants of Hurricane Sandy....[audio:Schuylerready.mp3] and wi...read more
Work is underway in Schuyler County to replace a bridge on State Route 224 in the town of Cayuta.  Motorists can expect delays between State Route 13 and County Route 12 or Cayuta Road. &nbs...read more
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  Earlier this week we told you about the village of Watkins Glen receiving a 500-THOUSAND dollar grant through the New  York Main Street Program.  The Schuyler County Partnership fo...read more
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  An open house is being held Sunday by the Schuyler County Historical Society in Montour Falls. Andrew Tompkins is with the Historical Society and he tells us more.... [audio:SCHSOpenHouse.M...read more
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A proposed budget for 2012 that's was approved this week by the Schuyler County Legislature's Management and Finance Committee totals 42.3-MILLION dollars and calls for a 2.21 percent increase in th...read more
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A change of location for this year's Spirit of Schuyler fundraiser known as "The Gathering."  Organizer Tony Vickio says the event outgrew its former location of his Route 329 shop in Watkins G...read more
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A few weeks ago, Senator Charles Schumer suggested home heating costs in New York could increase by as much as 30 percent this winter.  Jenna Hicks is an environmental educator with Cornell Coo...read more
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Pre-registration has been extended to Monday for Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County's Annual Hazardous Waste, Electronics and Tire Collection Event. Environmental Science Educator Jenn...read more
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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County has joined with the county's Public Health Office and other community partners to screen county residents for diabetes.  Paddy Redihan is Nutritio...read more
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The Food Bank of the Southern Tier's 6th annual Fill the Bus campaign has come to a conclusion and the results are in. Here's the Food Bank's Missy Goetschius to tell us more. [audio:FilltheBus13resul...read more
Running now through September 21st New York State Police are taking part in an effort to draw attention to Child Passenger Safety.  Safety Week is a nationwide effort to help give children the be...read more
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The 6th annual "Fill the Bus" campaign to benefit the Food Bank of the Southern Tier's Backpack Program is underway for the next two weeks.  As it has in year's past, Wegmans grocery stores in Co...read more
The Finger Lakes appear to have escaped mostly unscathed from last night's thundershowers. As of early this morning, R G & E reports three customers without power in Wayne County. NYSEG reports a ...read more
A meeting will be held this afternoon to try and prevent the planned closure of the Monterey Shock Correctional Facility in the town of Orange next year. The meeting will be held at 4 p.m. at Montere...read more
Trumansburg Central School was placed on lock down Monday after being alerted by authorities a level-two sex offender might have discarded his electronic monitoring bracelet at a residence near the Wh...read more
Fire damaged a Schuyler County business after a truck that was being welded on caught fire.  Firefighters from Odessa, Montour Falls, Burdett, Watkins Glen, Town and Country, Millport and Meckle...read more
A 21 year old Beaver Dams man has been arrested on burglary charges.  Jeffrey Besley was arreted by Schuyler County Sheriff's Deputies on the felony charge for allegedly entering the former Big ...read more
An emergency room doctor who worked at Schuyler Hospital has been arrested on federal drug charges. 62 year old Dr. Daniel Gillick of Youngstown was arraigned last Wednesday on misdemeanor crack cocai...read more
According to figures released this week by the state Department of Labor, unemployment in Yates County increased from 6.5 percent in September to 6.6 percent last month. The county still ranks third i...read more
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Former Syracuse University men's basketball assistant coach Bernie Fine will not be charged with any crime following a year long investigation into sexual abuse allegations. The U.S. Attorney's Office...read more
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Paul Marx will retire later this month as Director of Catholic Charities of Schuyler County.  Debbie MacDonald, who has served as executive director of the Schuyler County Child Care Coordinating...read more
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Ask yourself how do you get around... is it easy? Or, do you find yourself late for work, unable to get to the doctors.  If your frustrated with transportation around the Finger Lakes you can mak...read more
The two suspects wanted in connection with the theft of two 46 inch flat screen televisions and Blu-Ray players from the Watkins Glen Wal-Mart earlier this month have been arrested by village police.&...read more
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The ARC of Schuyler will be holding a job fair today from 1 until 6 p.m. at its 12th Street location in Watkins Glen. Jennifer Mong is the Director of Human Resources for the ARC. She tells us more......read more
The Watkins Glen woman that struck a Beaver Dams man with her car while he was riding his bike last October was sentenced to 4 months in jail Thursday.         ...read more
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The Schuyler County Office for the Aging and Schuyler Hospital have joined together to offer their third annual Senior Night Tuesday, which is designed for residents 50 and over to receive free screen...read more
A Town of Dix man was shot and killed Thursday night. According to Schuyler County District Attorney Joesph Fazzary, 30 year old Daniel Bennett was shot at his home on Pearl Street, off Catlin Hill Ro...read more
Two local men have been arrested for robbery and burglary in connection with a home invasion. Watkins Glen Police responded to a possible home invasion robbery at 3:12 am early Monday.  Upon com...read more
  Chad Mack's guilty plea has been upheld by the Appelllate Division for the murder of 55 year old Teresa Ford, who was killed in her Schuyler County home 9 years ago.  The appellate divi...read more
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Schuyler Hospital in  Montour Falls and  the Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca  have entered into a long-term affiliation agreement that will permit both hospitals to collaborate, plan, a...read more
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Pre-registration has been extended to Monday for Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County's Annual Hazardous Waste, Electronics and Tire Collection Event. Environmental Science Educator Jenn...read more
Schuyler County has a new Planning Director. The County Legislature has approved the appointment of Kristin VanHorn to the position.  A Watkins Glen High School graduate, VanHorn has a Landscape...read more
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The Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel will be the site Thursday night of a special guest lecture that could save your life.  Schuyler Hospital's Michelle Benjamin tells us more. [audio:Schuylerlecturer.m...read more
Schuyler Hospital is currently experiencing intermittent telephone system outages, which may continue on and off throughout the day today.  While the system is being repaired, please use one of ...read more
Damaged by an embezzlement scandal, a Schuyler County volunteer fire department will hold a carnival Saturday to raise funds and to thank the community for standing by it. An investigation by the sta...read more
A little more than one week after being sentenced in Reading Town Court for trespassing at the Inergy LP facility on State Route 14, Jeremy Alderson was arrested again Friday on similar charges. When...read more
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With construction work progressing for Schuyler Hospital’s $6.5 million HEAL grant project, parking and bus stop changes have been implemented.  Here's the Hospital's Executive Director of ...read more
Closing arguments are expected next week in the murder trial of an Addison woman accused in the killing of the father of her child. Alice Trappler is charged with second-degree murder and related cha...read more
The combined jobless rates in Schuyler, Steuben and Chemung Counties reached 11.2 percent in January, the highest in more than 20 years. The combined unemployment rate was 9.7 percent in December and ...read more
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With last week's passage of new gun control measures in New York, Schuyler County Sheriff Bill Yessman says there's a lot of confusion out there about the laws due in part to their quick passage. The ...read more
Two Schuyler County Jail inmates have been arrested on charges of possessing prison contraband.  27 year old William Wagner of Watkins Glen and 28 year old Anthony Salino of Trumansburg are each...read more
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If the Yates County Emergency Mangement Office deems it necessary, the Red Cross will set up shelters for residents across the county as a result of Hurricane Sandy.  Here's Chet Briggs, Disaster...read more
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Business leaders from around the Finger Lakes are invited to a luncheon and forum Thursday regarding the inequities in school aid in New York State and the negative impact they have on our local schoo...read more
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Schuyler County has announced it will take part in a discount program that would recognize and thank military veterans for their sacrifice and service. Joan Scott, Director of the Schuyler County Vete...read more
Schuyler County authorities spent most of Thursday searching for an airplane that possibly crashed in the county.  Schuyler County Sheriff Bill Yessman reports an airplane was flying over Cayuta...read more
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"Labor of Love" a non-profit organization based in Schuyler County will be holding a spaghetti dinner Thursday night.  Jesse Ketter with Schuyler Outreach tells us more about "Labor of Love." [a...read more
A New York City court overseeing Congressional redistricting in New York State has released its plan earlier than expected. The judge's proposal to redraw congressional districts in New York eliminat...read more
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The official Watkins Glen and Schuyler County Travel Guide produced annually by the Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce is now available.  Nikita Hairston is the Chamber's Director of Marketing...read more
Plans to consolidate the Watkins Glen Police and Schuyler County Sheriff's Departments moved forward Monday after the county agreed to submit an application for a 25-THOUSAND dollar grant that would b...read more
A 20 year old Trumansburg woman has been arrested on grand larceny charges by Schuyler County Sheriff's Deputies.  Jasmin Donahue is accused of stealing a car from a relative and selling it for s...read more
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  Schuyler County Sheriff's Deputy Andrew Yessman recently received the New York State Sheriff's Association Institute's Deputy of the Year Award at a ceremony in Albany.  Schuyler County S...read more
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  With another holiday season now in the books, Schuyler County has released the results of its 8th annual "Keep the Wreath Blue" holiday fire prevention program.  The county's Emergency ...read more
  A 51 year old Montour Falls man was arrested by State Police on charges of aggravated drunken driving and criminal possession of stolen property.  Jack Hill is accused of driving drunk ...read more
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One of Schuyler Health Foundation's biggest fundraisers of the year will be held later this month in Watkins Glen.  The Foundation's Executive Director, William Little, tells us more about "Nov...read more
Schuyler County now has a full-time county attorney.  Dennis Morris' weekly hours were increased from 20-to-35 following a unanimous vote by the county legislature Tuesday.  Morris was one...read more
Schuyler Hospital will celebrate National Time Out Day tomorrow. The hospital, in a news release, says hospital staff will take a few minutes to make sure the right patients are receiving the correct ...read more
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Last week, the Salty Dog Rescue Team presented the Schuyler County Sheriff's Department's two K-9 dogs with protective Kevlar ballistic vests purchased with money raised from community donations. Schu...read more
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Schuyler and Steuben County senior citizens, their family members, and caregivers are invited to attend a free senior resource event hosted by Congressman Tom Reed this morning from 10:00am until noon...read more
One person is dead and another injured after a UPS tractor-trailer collided head-on with a pickup truck on State Route 13, south of Alpine Junction in the town of Cayuta at about 5:30 Wednesday mornin...read more
Schuyler County Judge Dennis Morris has issued a gag order in the murder case of a Steuben County woman facing trial on charges she arranged the killing of her ex-boyfriend, Daniel Bennett in the town...read more
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Once again, the Schuyler County Legislatulre is moving forward in the process of eliminating the elective post of County Treasurer and replacing it with an appointive position.  Lawmakers approve...read more
Schuyler County Public Health will be holding walk in clinics for flu shots Tuesday’s from 4:30pm-6 pm and Friday’s from 2 pm-4pm for everyone 6 months of age and older during the month of...read more
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Yesterday, we told you the Schuyler County Legislature approved the 45.2-MILLION dollar 2013 budget at Monday's meeting.  Next year's spending plan maintains the county property tax rate at the c...read more
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Turn over that ballot Tuesday, because there may be some things to fill out on the back. State Board of Elections spokesman John Conklin explained why there are some propositions on the back of the pa...read more
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With Hurricane Sandy set to impact the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier over the next 24 to 48 hours, Congressman Tom Reed wants residents to make safety their top priority..... [audio:ReedSandy.mp3] ...read more
A bicyclist was struck by a car in Schuyler County Tuesday night. The accident happened on State Route 14 in the village of Montour Falls just around 7 p.m.  The driver of the car, Venkata Satti...read more
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It would have been a bad day to do any law breaking in the area Tuesday as hundreds of police officers from across New York and the northeast were at Watkins Glen International to test the latest Dodg...read more
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Before we know it, kids will be boarding the buses on their way back to school.  Parents know how this time of year can weigh heavy on their wallets with back to school shopping.  That's why...read more
A truck carrying thousands of gallons of road paint tipped over Wednesday morning, spilling it into lower Steuben Street in Montour Falls. The Schuyler County Emergency Management Office and Schuyler...read more
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A new congressional district brings along with it a new set of problems, challenges, and opportunities.   Congressman Tom Reed discovered that last night when he held his first Seneca Falls ...read more
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Strong thunderstorms and a reported tornado resulted in a great deal of damage in the Elmira area late Thursday afternoon. There were reports of trees and power lines down, and people trapped in build...read more
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A charity in Schuyler County that helps those that helps themselves is once again holding an annual popular fundraiser next month.  Tony Viccio tells us more about how the "Spirit of Schuyler" br...read more
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The Schuyler Hospital Auxiliary has awarded one-THOUSAND dollar scholarships to each of three high school students who are planning to enter the healthcare field.  The Hospital's Director of Comm...read more
Strong thunderstorms made their way through Yates, Schuyler and Steuben Counties during the 2 o'clock hour.  There were scattered reports of downed tree limbs and power lines on the Dundee-Glenor...read more
A 60 year old Corning woman has been arrested by Schuyler County Sheriff's Deputies on forcible touching charges.  Linda Brown is accused of touching another adult female inappropriately.  ...read more
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4-H members in Schuyler County, along with students at Watkins Glen, Odessa-Montour and Bradford schools, are taking part in robotics.  Roger Ort with Cornell Cooperative Extension tells us more ...read more
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On Tuesday, Schuyler Hospital and the Schuyler County Office for the Aging will be hosting "Senior Night."  The Hospital's Director of Community Relations is Michelle Benjamin.  She says its...read more
Unemployment spiked in our area from December to January, according to figures released this week by the State Labor Department.            &nbs...read more
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(Albany, NY) -- The long-awaited new district maps for the New York State Legislature have been released and there are some changes to districts in the Finger Lakes. The state Legislative Task Force...read more
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Schuyler County officials re-dedicated the former Rural Urban Center in Montour Falls Thursday night as the new home for a child care center called, "My Place, a Play and Learning Center."  The...read more
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  The Arc of Schuyler has appointed Kris Earl as its Director of Programs.  Earl tells us about her new duties....             ...read more
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  An early Christmas present for Schuyler County and the village of Watkins Glen.  Brian Williams with SCOPED, or the Schuyler County Partnership for Economic Development explains...... ...read more
  A town of Dix man facing local and federal charges of sexual abuse and child pornography will appear in U.S. District Court Court in Rochester today.  Darryl Vonneida, who faces charges...read more
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So close but yet so far.  The Humane Society of Schuyler County is raising money for renovations at their new facility.  President of the Humane Society Georgie Taylor tells YNN they want to...read more
  Schuyler County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a 27 year old Erie, Pennsylvania man after he allegedly stole a Montour Falls woman's car Sunday.  Andrew House was caught driving the vehicl...read more
  A Watkins Glen man has been charged with obstruction of governmental administration after an incident that occurred in the town of Dix.  According to Schuyler County Sheriff's Deputies,...read more
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How about a slushy ? A slushy day that it is and not the 7-11 ice treat. Kevin Williams says as we move through the day we will have our first encounter with wet snow          ...read more
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Some big news has been received by the Schuyler County Child Care Coordinating Council in regards to the construction of a new child care center in the former Rural Urban Center in Montour Falls.&nb...read more
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The 25 year old Burdett man accused of shooting at passing vehicles on State Route 79 Tuesday afternoon was specifically targeting unmarked sheriff's vehicles. That's the finding of the contining in...read more
Legislation signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo late last week could lead to the construction of three dozen townhouses at the south end of Seneca Lake. The bill signed by the Governor authorizes S...read more
A Horseheads man reportedly crashed his boat into a house off Seneca Lake in the town of Hector Saturday night.  Fire and Ambulance personnel responded to Lake Street shortly before 9 p.m. for t...read more
Four New York prisons will close in 2014, including the Monterey Shock Incarceration Correctional Facility in Schuyler County.  124 workers are currently employed at the minimum-security facilit...read more
10 men and 2 women have been selected to sit on the jury in the murder trial of Alice Trappler in Schuyler County Court.  4 alternate jurors were also selected  The Steuben County woman fac...read more
The 19 year old Schuyler County man that violently attacked his father with a metal level a little more than one year ago will spend the next 20 years in jail. Andrew Yaw was also sentenced Thursday ...read more
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A public hearing was held Tuesday night on the proposed 2013 Schuyler County budget. County Administrator Timothy O'Hearn provides us with this update.... [audio:Schuylerproposed13budget.MP3]  ...read more
A joint investigation by the Schuyler County Sheriff's Office, the Trumansburg Police Department and the Schuyler County Animal Control Officer has led to the arrest of a 30 year old Trumansburg man.&...read more
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Schuyler Hospital's biggest annual fundraiser is less than two weeks away. The Hospital's Executive Director of Community Relations, Michelle Benjamin, tells us more about "November Splendor." [audio...read more
Two women were killed and another person was seriously injured following a 2 car accident on Route 13 in Newfield, near the Schuyler-Tompkins County line Wednesday afternoon. The accident happened jus...read more
Earlier this morning, a truck carrying 1000 gallons of road paint tipped over, spilling the paint into the road on lower Steuben Street in Montour Falls.            &nb...read more
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The Arc of Schuyler's annual Membership and Fund Drive is underway.  Holly Baker is Director of Community Relations for the Arc.  She tells us the local charitable organization has had to ad...read more
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As the centennial of the Titanic disaster approaches, one local man is looking to commemorate the anniversary in grand style.  John Pulos, the former owner of Chef's Diner in Watkins Glen, tells ...read more
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February is National Heart Month and is a great time to assess your risk of heart disease.  One of the best ways to help prevent heart disease is to exercise. Schuyler Hospital's Michelle Benjami...read more
SCHUYLER COUNTY -- Snow-covered roads are dangerous, but icy roads are worse. Now, in Schuyler County, there testing a new system that lets drivers know if the road there on is potentially dangerous.&...read more
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  The Schuyler County Legislature held additional discussions this week on the proposed 2012 county budget.  County Administrator Timothy O'Hearn updates us on where the spending plan cur...read more
Schuyler County Sheriff Bill Yessman has re-opened Cayuta Lake to all boat traffic.  The 5 miles per hour speed limit imposed due to high water and debris earlier this month has been lifted and...read more
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      Bishop  Robert  Cunningham, the Apostolic Administrator for the  Diocese of Rochester announced the start of the 2013-2014  Catholic Ministries Appeal tod...read more
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The Schuyler County Legislature wants Governor Andrew Cuomo to change his mind when it comes to closing the Monterey Shock Incarceration Facility next year.  Chairman Dennis Fagan says lawmakers ...read more
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A municipal audit by the state Comptroller's office of the Schuyler County Sheriff's Office found the county entered into an improper contract for services with Watkins Glen International.  The a...read more
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Before we know it, kids will be boarding the buses on their way back to school.  Parents know how this time of year can weigh heavy on their wallets with back to school shopping.  That's why...read more
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As it does every year at this time, the Schuyler County Sheriff's Department, along with other law enforcement agenices, get set for the thousands of people that will embark on Watkins Glen Internatio...read more
A 34 year old Schuyler County man has been arrested on harassment and endangering the welfare of a child charges following an alleged domestic incident in the town of Dix.  Michael Sherman of Mi...read more
UPDATE 7:50PM: There are currently 131 customers without power in Steuben County in the towns of Erwin, Freemont and Hornellsville. Power has been restored in Tompkins and Schuyler Counties.----------...read more
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Schuyler Hospital will be holding an emergency preparedness drill this afternoon. The hospital's Michelle Benjamin tells us more. [audio:SchuylerEmergencyPrep.mp3]      ...read more
One person died Monday after being involved in a one car accident on Route 224 in Montour Falls. The unidentified driver possibly suffered a medical emergency as their car knocked over several mailbo...read more
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Last Wednesday, three members of the self proclaimed "Seneca 12" were sentenced to 15 days in Schuyler County Jail after appearing in Reading Town Court and refusing to pay their trespassing fines. T...read more
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Starting today, the Schuyler Outreach Food Pantry in Watkins Glen will have new weekly hours.  Director Jessie Ketter tells us more[audio:SchuylerOutreachhour.MP3] And why are the hours changing...read more
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As New York considers its next move on fracking, attention is shifting to gas industry infrastructure projects proposed for the state that may hasten development using the controversial gas extraction...read more
The Seneca County Board of Supervisors is meeting Tuesday to discuss the motion to repeal and reconsider the Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enhancement (SAFE) Act that was passed in January by Governo...read more
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When state lawmakers passed the NY Safe Act January 15th, Schuyler County Sheriff Bill Yessman was one of the first in law enforcement to criticize what the law stands for and how it was passed. ...read more
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Schuyler County Sheriff Bill Yessman presented a resolution Monday morning to the Public Safety Criminal Justice Committee opposing and calling for the repeal of the NY SAFE Act. [audio:YessmanSAFEres...read more
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Schuyler County’s ninth annual Holiday Fire Prevention Program “Keep the Wreath Blue” for 2012 concluded at the end of last year and the results are now official. The county's Emerge...read more
A 65 year old Watkins Glen woman faces a half-dozen felony grand larceny charges after being accused of taking a large sum of money from an elderly woman.  Jean Fage is accused of stealing over ...read more
We now know the identity of the woman that was killed in Wednesday morning's fatal fire in the town of Tyrone.  The Schuyler County Sheriff's Office reports 63 year old Sandra Porter of Dundee w...read more
An 18 year old Watkins Glen teen has been arrested by village police on a felony sexual abuse charge. Jeffrey Forney Junior is accused of inappropriately touching a 10 year old female. Following his a...read more
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It's a storm system that staff meterologist Kevin Williams first alerted us about Monday.   As the week has gone by, the track and impact of Hurricane Sandy in the Atlantic Ocean has become ...read more
A 20 year old Elmira man has been arrested by Schuyler County Sheriff's Deputies on sexual abuse charges.  Stephen Benting was charged with felony sexual abuse along with misdemeanor charges of f...read more
Enough is enough. Cornell University in collaboration with the DEC is taking the bull by it's horns as they announced Friday it's plans to conduct an 2.1 million dollar intensive study of Cayuga Lake ...read more
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The Watkins Glen Chamber of Commerce held a recent ribbon cutting ceremony at its new Visitor Center location at the corner of North Franklin and Third Streets in Watkins Glen. Chamber President Rebek...read more
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Last week's murder of a town of Dix resident was the first homicide in Schuyler County since Teresa Ford's murder at her town of Orange home in August of 2002.  2 people have been arrested for la...read more
We got word over the lunch hour that the Schuyler County Sheriff's Office and the New York State Police arrested a man in connection with last week's shooting death of 31 year old Daniel Bennett of Di...read more
Still no arrest has been made in the shooting death of a Schuyler County man late Thursday night.  . 31 year old Daniel Bennett was killed in his Pearl Street Road home in the town of Dix around...read more
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Schuyler Outreach will be holding their annual Fisherman's Breakfast at the Montour Moose Lodge Sunday that will benefit their food pantry.  Organizer Jesse Ketter tells us why this fundraiser, w...read more
Could wind turbines be coming to Schuyler County? Next Era, the largest wind energy supplier in North America, is considering a 200-MILLION dollar wind energy project across four towns in Schuyler and...read more
A Huntley Hearing has been scheduled for a Dundee man accused of having sexual contact with a girl under the age of 13.  Robert Wood is accused of felony engaging in sexual conduct with the pre-t...read more
SCHUYLER COUNTY -- Formally beginning around this time in 2003, and continuing for several years afterwards, there was an organized, publicized crow hunt in Cayuga County -- the crow hunt a direct res...read more
  A 28 year old Penn Yan man faces buglary charges in Schuyler County following his arrest by sheriff's deputies.  Matthew Scotchmer is accused of allegedly breaking into a town of Tyrone...read more
  As expected, the Schuyler County Legislature approved a 42.3-MILLION dollar budget for 2012 last night.  Odessa Republican Barbara Halpin cast the only vote against the spending plan.&n...read more
  A four year old Yates County boy was seriously injured late Monday afternoon after the piece of farm equipment he was sitting on was struck by another piece of equipment at the family's farm...read more
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  Schuyler County will be commemorating International Survivors of Suicide Day Saturday with a conference at the county's Shared Services Facility in Watkins Glen.  The  county's Dir...read more
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Starting Saturday, Cornell Cooperative Extension along with members of the Schuyler County 4-H Teen Council will be holding a Cloverbud Science Camp for kids between the ages of 5 and 8.  Exten...read more
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Last week it was announced the new child-care facility being built on the lower level of the former Rural-Urban Center in Montour Falls had obtained a 150-THOUSAND dollar Appalachian Regional Commis...read more
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A routine drive that he's made a million times turned into a tense situation for Schuyler County Sheriff William Yessman and area law enforcement Tuesday.  Yessman, who was driving in an unmark...read more
The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a car / bicycle accident that occurred around 6:30 AM on 10/16/11.  The bicycle being operated by Michael P. Delzell, age 35, of Be...read more
The two first-degree sexual abuse charges against a town of Dix man have been transferred from town court to Schuyler County court.  61-year-old Daryl VonNeida was arrested September 14th after...read more
A Burdett man has been charged with burglary.  27 year old Andrew Champion is accussed of burglarizing a residence in Hector back in January.  Schuyler County Sheriff's Deputies arrested him...read more
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In an effort to promote tourism and Finger Lakes wines, Governor Andrew Cuomo stopped at the Anthony Road Winery, the Glenora Wine Cellars and Lakewood Vineyards Tuesday afternoon.  The governor ...read more
Here's an update from the Schuyler County Sheriff's Office in regards to the Cayuta Lake Boat Advisory issued last Friday. Sheriff Bill Yessman tells us his office is currently monitoring the lake le...read more
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A great opportunity has popped up for a volunteer organization that is dedicated to helping improve the quality of life in Schuyler County.  Tony Vickio with the Spirit of Schuyler tells us more....read more
The husband and wife that once served as fire chief and treasurer of the Monterey Volunteer Fire Department have been indicted by a Schuyler County grand jury for allegedly embezzling more than 100 th...read more
The jury will likely get the murder case of Alice Trappler in Schuyler County Court today.  In her closing arguments Monday, Trappler's defense attorney Susan Betz-Jitomer said there's not enoug...read more
The Yates and Schuyler County Legislatures voted Monday to apply for state funds for a study on sharing services and possibly even merging.  The study would look at sharing services, such as pub...read more
Opening statements are expected this morning in the federal trial of a Schuyler County man accused of sexually abusing three boys that were all under the age of 13 at the time of the alleged incidents...read more
Schuyler Hospital is currently experiencing intermittent telephone system outages, which may continue on and off throughout the day today. While the system is being repaired, please use one of the fo...read more
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Although it has been almost 3 weeks since Hurricane Sandy hit, the need for relief remains great. Many people in the affected area still have no home, no heat, no food or basic necessities. As we prep...read more
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It's become an annual tradition at Watkins Glen International. This past weekend, the Tire Rack Street Survival School, a safe teen driver program designed to give them the driving tools and hands-on ...read more
A Schuyler County businessman has pled guilty to two counts of perjury in Schuyler County Court.  50 year old James Cain of Tyrone admitted he lied to the county grand jury that was hearing test...read more
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The Schuyler County Veterans Services Agency will be holding a flu shot clinic and veterans information fair Thursday in Montour Falls. Director Joan Scott.[audio:schuylervetflushot.MP3]   &nbs...read more
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Tonight is the 2nd of three presidential debates between President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney. Congressman Tom Reed was asked his thoughts about tonight's event from Hofstra Uni...read more
Two women were killed and another person was seriously injured following a 2 car accident on Route 13 in Newfield, near the Schuyler-Tompkins County line Wednesday afternoon. The accident happened jus...read more
A portion of State Route 14 north of Watkins Glen was closed Sunday evening for approximately an hour after a car crashed into semi-tractor trailer hauling a propane tanker. Emergency personnel took ...read more
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Another attempt to dent the need for blood in our region Monday in Schuyler County.  Schuyler Hospital's Michelle Benjamin tells us about an upcoming blood drive in the area....[audio:TobaccoPY.M...read more
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This month, Schuyler County Transit is offering Schuyler County youth a special discount when taking advantage of their transit buses.  Mobility Manager Amber Simmons explains....   [audio...read more
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The Hussman Foundation of Maryland is offering a 58-thousand dollar challenge grant to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier so they can buy a 3rd refrigerated truck for their fleet. Food Bank Communicat...read more
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A local hospital has received some great news... [audio:schuylerhospgrant.MP3]                    &nbs...read more
ALBANY -- The state Board for Historic Preservation has released its list of 27 properties and districts it recommends should be added to the State and National Registers of Historic Places. A complet...read more
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  It has been an eventful two days in the investigation of a murder that happened last week in the Town of Dix.  One suspect took his own life, then police arrested two other...read more
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It's another point of pride. The New York State Senate has passed legislation that makes an 18 mile strech of State Route 414 in Schuyler and Seneca Counties a New York State Scenic Byway. Seneca Coun...read more
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The Schuyler County Legislature fully supports the county's bid for a state grant to evaluate the benefits of a countywide code enforcement program. County Administrator Timothy O'Hearn says the time ...read more
A faulty boiler is being blamed for an explosion that rocked a Schuyler County home Sunday morning.  The blast occurred around 6:30 a.m. at 405 College Avenue in Odessa. The only person in the ...read more
The New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, has denied Chad Mack’s request to have his appeal heard in the 2002 murder of a Schuyler County woman.  The ruling ends Mack's bid for ...read more
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The Kansas City based company planning to store liquid petroleum gas underground in Schuyler County has made some changes to their plans.  Gas Free Seneca Co-Founder Joe Campbell tells us more ab...read more
  Under the new plan, assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb would see his district change.  He will no longer represent parts of five counties - instead he will represent all of Ontario and...read more
(Watkins Glen, NY) --  A Schuyler County man has been hospitalized following a hit-and-run accident early Sunday morning just south of Watkins Glen.   According to the Schuyler County S...read more
The Finger Lakes Regional Economic Devolpment Council holds a local meeting in Geneva on Wednesday night August 31st.  The meeting begins at 6pm at the Ramada Geneva Lakefront. The public is invi...read more
Unemployment in Schuyler County dropped almost a full percentage point from April to May. The jobless rate in April was recorded at 8.4 percent and dropped down to 7.5 percent in May. Labor departme...read more
A Seneca County Winery has been named the best, and a red wine from Schuyler County is tops at this year's New York State Fair.  Swedish Hill Winery in Fayette was named Top Winery, and Hazlitt ...read more
A 20 year old Schuyler County man faces multiple charges after he allegedly entered a village of Avoca residence Sunday afternoon and assaulted its occupant. Ryan Hall is accused of choking and repea...read more
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The Food Bank of the Southern Tier has been selected as one of 40 winning "Feeding America Food Banks" across the United States to receive a 45-THOUSAND dollar grant from Walmart’s Fighting Hung...read more
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Schuyler Hospital will be taking part in the next Glenora Celebrity Chefs Pasta Night at the State Route 14 winery tonight. The Hosptial's Michele Benjamin tells us what's in store for those that atte...read more
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Some news regarding Governor Andrew Cuomo's recently proposed 240-MILLION dollars across-the-board budget cut to voluntary programs providing supports and services to people with developmental disabil...read more
Members of the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit arrested four individuals following an investigation into the sale and possession of narcotic drugs in the Town of Lodi. Investigator...read more
Schuyler County Sheriff Bill Yessman tells us both the resolution opposing the NY SAFE ACT, and the resolution opposing proposed legislation by NY State to require liability insurance by gun owners un...read more
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Close to 3-HUNDRED Schuyler County residents attended a forum on the future of education in the county last week that was sponsored by the League of Women Voters. A number of topic were addressed by O...read more
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Working with the Abraham Family, Schuyler Hospital has scheduled a dedication ceremony to honor the life and service of Dr. PV Abraham. The hospital's Director of Community Relations Michelle Benjamin...read more
This is the second year of the Caravan Of Care, and The Finger Lakes Radio Group welcomes Tops Friendly Markets as the presenting sponsor of the event. Listeners are encouraged to visit a TOPS locatio...read more
The Dundee Area Youth Center is collecting supplies to be donated to victims of northeast storm Sandy. They need toothpaste, toothbrushes, cleaning supplies, toilet paper, paper towels, tissues, soa...read more
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The first of three debates between Congressman Tom Reed and challenger Nate Shinagawa will be held Friday night at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva. Shinagawa spoke about how he's preparing...read more
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There's a group in Schuyler County that wants to help improve the overall health of its residents.  Gabrielle Gambino with Cornell Cooperative Extension tells us more about HEAL-Schuyler. [audi...read more
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The Schuyler County Legislature voted on a local law this week which will eliminate the old three district plan and phase in eight new voting districts over the course of three years.  County Adm...read more
16 people were arrested during NASCAR weekend at the Watkins Glen International.  The arrests were for petit larceny, unlawful possession of a weapon, marijuana and alcohol.  Other arrests ...read more
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The 33rd annual Schuyler County Italian-American Festival will begin its three day weekend run starting Friday in Watkins Glen.  Nikita Hairston is the Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce's Dir...read more
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This week, the Schuyler County Legislature voted on a local law which will eliminate the old three legislative district plan and phase in eight new districts over the course of three years.  Coun...read more
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The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life for Schuyler County will take place this weekend.  Here with more is Nikita Hairston with the Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce….. [...read more
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that in the first twelve hours of Operation Hang Up more than 150 drivers were ticketed for using hand-held devices. One State Trooper issued eight tickets in ...read more
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For the second straight year, Schuyler Ambulance and the Glen Theater in Watkins Glen will be hosting "Laughter 9-1-1" a standup comedy show that will help raise funds for the volunteer ambulance. Vi...read more
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The Town of Hector will sponsor a three hour public informational meeting on hydrofracking Saturday morning at the Trumansburg High School auditorium.  Town Supervisor Ben Dickens[audio:Hectorfra...read more
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  It's one of the most popular organizations in all of Schuyler County and Holly Baker, who serves as its Community Relations and Special Events Coordinator, tells us more about the ARC of Sch...read more
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  The non-profit group, the Spirit of Schuyler, will be holding its 2nd annual Wine and Spirit fundraiser at J.R. Dill Winery in Burdett this weekend.  Tony Vickio with the organization t...read more
  According to figures released by the State Department of Labor this week, unemployment in Schuyler County jumped to 8.3 percent from November to December.  The jobless rate for Schuyler...read more
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  The Schuyler Hosptial Auxillary is looking for some help.  The Hospital's Director of Community Relations, Michelle Benjamin, tells us more....   [audio:SchAuxhelp.MP3] Benjamin...read more
  New York auditors report widespread compliance by local governments with the 2 percent property tax cap imposed by state law, though 177 exercised the option to pass resolutions or local law...read more
Voters head to the polls throughout New York Tuesday for local general elections.  In Schuyler County, District Attorney Joe Fazzary and Dennis Morris are running for county judge. In the race ...read more
A Schuyler County woman must register as a sex offender.  That's the ruling from the New York State Supreme Court.  In 2009, Schuyler Co. Judge J.C. Argetsinger ruled Wendy Rhodehouse was ...read more
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Cargill in Watkins Glen has donated $30,000 to Catholic Charities of Schuyler County to develop and operate the Schuyler County Food and Nutrition Project. Catholic Charities Director Paul Marx...read more
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Is that the Mayor bagging my squash??? It might just be today, as the Schuyler Health Foundation holds it's annual Celebrity Bag-A-Thon at the Watkins Glen Walmart from noon to 4 p.m. S Spokesperso...read more
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Some great news for Schuyler County as it pertains to their hotel-motel room tax, according to County Administrator Timothy O'Hearn. Timothy O'Hearn ...[audio:Schuyler room.mp3] O'Hearn credi...read more
The unemployment rate in Yates County rose again last month, and remained steady in Schuyler County. In Yates County, the number of residents unemployed increased four tenths of a percentage point t...read more
The man killed in a Saturday night boating accident on the south end of Seneca Lake was at the wheel when the boat crashed into a break wall. 42-year-old Michael Tangye of Boynton Beach, Florida was e...read more
After extensive flooding, roads in Steuben and Schuyler Counties are re-opened. The state Department of Transportation says the bridge over Buck Hollow in the town of Hornby, and the culvert on 414 in...read more
Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed into law a bill to designate a portion of Route 14A between the Town of Reading in Schuyler County and the Village of Dundee in Yates County the "Christopher J. Scott ...read more
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Earlier this month, we told you about a passport-themed event a group of 28 Schuyler County businesses owned or managed by women organized that would help bring more attention to their business. One o...read more
Unemployment figures for the month of March have been released by the New York State Department of Labor and Yates County's jobless rate dropped almost one full percentage point. In February, unemplo...read more
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The Yates County Sheriff's Department is once again teaming up with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency to participate in this weekend's "Prescription Drug Take Back Day" that will be held at the rear of...read more
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State legislators want to remind you that the Annual Recruit New York is coming up Friday and Saturday.  Assemblyman Phil Palmesano says local fire departments are opening up their doors looking ...read more
Schuyler County Judge Dennis Morris is allowing the woman charged in the murder of her child's father be allowed to keep her lawyer, the very same lawyer used to represent the murder victim and his mo...read more
A 29 year old Burdett woman was arrested Friday on felony welfare fraud charges. According to the Schuyler County Sheriff's Office, Olivia Miller allegedly took public assistance benefits she was not...read more
A Schuyler County fire chief and his wife were arrested Friday, accused of embezzling more than $100,000 from their volunteer fire department. State Police say Monterey Fire Chief Larry States and his...read more
Here are the links to Finger Lakes Area Counties, and their individual 2012 county election results. Cayuga County Chemung County Monroe County Ontario County Onondaga County Schuyler County Se...read more
  A strong thunderstorm brought heavy winds, lots of lightning and hail to Tompkins County just before 8 p.m. Thursday.Emergency dispatchers say the storm knocked down trees and power lines acro...read more
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The National Day of Prayer is today and a ceremony will be held at noon at the flagpole in front of the Schuyler County Courthouse in Watkins Glen. Father Paul Bonacci will be presiding. He says all a...read more
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On Monday, Schuyler County legislators will be asked to to approve an agreement with Southern Tier Network, a not-for-profit local development corporation established to own, build and manage a $12.2 ...read more
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Elderly residents in Schuyler County are the target of a scam according to Sheriff William Yessman..... [audio:Yessmanscam.MP3]            &nbs...read more
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Gas Free Seneca was formed in early 2011 in response to Inergy, LP’s plan to quote, build an integrated gas storage and transportation hub in the Northeast, more specifically Schuyler County. Si...read more
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  Schuyler Hospital has added a new Center for Medical Weight Loss to its list of services it provides to patients.  The Hospital's Director of Community Relations Michelle Benjamin tells...read more
Veterans Day ceremonies are scheduled throughout our area today. At 11, State Senator Tom O'Mara and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano are scheduled to attend a ceremony in Dresden at the new veterans memo...read more
The Schuyler County man that allegedly fired shots at passing law enforcement vehicles last month has been indicted by a grand jury on four felony charges.  Joseph Esposito of Montour Falls fac...read more
The state DEC has scheduled another public hearing on the controversial Seneca LPG project in Schuyler County after determining that less than half the people that signed up to speak at last month's...read more
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A recent donation of $30,000 dollars by Cargill in Watkins Glen to Catholic Charities of Schuyler County, to develop and operate the Schuyler County Food and Nutrition Project, has organizers excite...read more
A house fire in Schuyler County Friday afternoon injured a Catherine man. The fire, at a split-level home on Lisk Road in the town of Catherine, broke out around 1:30 p.m. Friday while five peopl...read more
When the Schuyler County Legislature meets tonight, they'll vote on whether or not to endorse a bill that would see New York State require those receiving government assistance to take mandatory drug ...read more
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Budgets and staffing has been a topic of discussion between the two candidates vying for the Republican nomination for Yates County District Attorney.  Current District Attorney Jason Cook says h...read more
Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to visit Yates and Schuyler Counties Tuesday. Cuomo will be hosting a special tour that will bring leading wine industry experts and tourism officials together. ...read more
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A public comment session will be held tonight in Watkins Glen regarding the possibility of a consolidation of its law enforcement unit with the Schuyler County Sheriff's Office. When this proposal was...read more
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A more than 6-MILLION dollar capital project is scheduled to get underway next week at Schuyler Hosptial but renovation work has been underway for a while now at the Seneca View Skilled Nursing Facili...read more
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Schuyler County Sheriff Bill Yessman will present a resolution Monday morning to the county's Public Safety Criminal Justice Committee opposing and calling for the repeal of the NY SAFE Act. Sheriff Y...read more
Yesterday morning, we warned motorists traveling in Schuyler County, in particular on State Route 13 in Cayuta, of icy road ways.  It was for good reason as a 10 car accident happened shortly bef...read more
A 29 year old Beaver Dams man was arrested Wednesday and charged with failing to verify or change his address as a registered sex offender, which is required by the state.  Charles Gould faces f...read more
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The Schuyler and Yates County Sheriff's Offices will continue to collect donated goods from residents for downstate victims of Hurricane Sandy that are still suffering from that storm's devastation. S...read more
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The Food Bank of the Southern Tier recently concluded its 4th annual Canstruction of the Southern Tier fundraiser.  The Food Bank's Community & Public Relations Manager, Missy Goetschius, has...read more
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Time is running out this year for the Assembly to pass and the Governor to sign Brittany's Law. State Senator Mike Nozzolio who has lead the charge for the bill's passage in the upper house confirms h...read more
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This year is the 100th anniversary of the Eagle Scout, which is the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouts of America. The title of Eagle Scout is held for life, thus giving rise to the phrase "Onc...read more
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Business leaders from around the Finger Lakes are invited to a luncheon and forum later this month regarding the inequities in school aid in New York State and the negative impact they have on our loc...read more
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The 5th annual "Fill the Bus" campaign to benefit the Food Bank of the Southern Tier's Backpack Program kicked off its two week run this past Friday.  As it has in year's past, Wegmans grocery st...read more
A Watkins Glen woman released from jail earlier ths month for causing a fatal hit-and-run accident last October has been arrested for driving without a license.  Melissa Smith was charged with a...read more
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We're three weeks removed from the end of the school year and the Food Bank of the Southern Tier's Summer Food Service program, "Picnics in the Park" is now in full swing.  Communications manager...read more
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has issued an Air Quality Health Advisory, in concern of Ozone pollutants.  The advisory will be in effect from 11a.m. through 11p.m ...read more
A 24 year old man was arrested after Schuyler County Sheriff's Deputies were called for the report of an intoxicated male out of control at 5081 County Route 4 in the town of Hector Sunday night. ...read more
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When the Schuyler County Legislature meets Monday, it will consider adopting three local laws proposed by the county's Probation Department.  Probation Director Christopher Rosno tells us about t...read more
An 18 year old Schuyler County man escaped serious injury after the pickup truck he was driving overturned yesterday morning on Church Creek Road in Lindley.        ...read more
A 19 year old Dresden man has been arrested by Schuyler County Sheriff's Deputies on sexual misconduct charges.  Scott Alskmant is alleged to have engaged in a sexual relationship with a girl und...read more
A 42 year old Schuyler County man is in jail after being accused of growing and selling hallucinogenic mushrooms. Jeffrey Clougherty of Hector was arrested following a joint investigation by the Schu...read more
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The latest  county by county health rankings from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation were released this week and Ontario County stays in the top 10 in New York for  a second straight year. O...read more
There was a slight drop in unemployment in Schuyler County in February.  According to figures released Tuesday by the state, the jobless rate in Schuyler dropped from 9.9 percent in January to 9....read more
A Texas newspaper is reporting it could take as long as three weeks for police to complete their investigation into last week's fatal shooting of a Beaver Dams man.  The Daily Tribune reports th...read more
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Energy development, and natural gas development in particular, is at the forefront of many discussions in our region and communities have been left wondering what they can do to prepare for it.  ...read more
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A few weeks after learning that it had received a half-million dollar New York Main Street grant, the village of Watkins Glen has received a 15-THOUSAND dollar grant for a waterfront development pla...read more
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  On Thursday morning, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County will hold its annual yearly meeting. Executive Director Danielle Hautaniemi tells us more....   [audio:CCEmtg.mp3...read more
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  It's the end of an era today as the Montour Pharmacy in Montour Falls will close.  A staple of the downtown Schuyler County village for decades, the Pharmacy is being sold to CVS and is...read more
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Fans flying into the Elmira-Corning Regional Airport for this weekend's NASCAR races at Watkins Glen International are getting a unique welcome from the Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce. Their to...read more
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The Schuyler County Legislature decided Monday it wants more information before deciding on a resolution last night that supports the State, which is trying to pass a bill that would require th...read more
A happy ending Sunday for the family of an 8 year old Schuyler County girl that reportedly wandered away from her County Route 19 home in the town of Dix.  Law enforcement searched the area with...read more
3 p.m. update: Cayuta Lake has been closed to all boat traffic. A boater’s advisory for all Schuyler County lakes has been issued by the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office.  Due to the...read more
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Schuyler Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for accreditation, which is earned by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for ...read more
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5pm UPDATE - A very strong storm moved along the 104 corridor Wednesday afternoon from Monroe County, through Wayne and Cayuga Counties, and then into Oswego County. The National Weather Service says...read more
Many braved 44-degree water in Seneca Lake on Saturday afternoon as part of the 10th annual Tiki Bar Polar Plunge.The event was part party, part fundraiser and part rite-of-spring with temperatures in...read more
In anticipation of the first phase of construction beginning Monday, Schuyler Hospital is closing their main entrance and front lobby area Thursday.         &n...read more
A 63 year old Corning man is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the Corning Veterans of Foreign Wars.  Edward Bassett is charged with third-degree felony grand larceny, indicating the...read more
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Both the Yates and Schuyler County Sheriff's Departments are collecting donated items that will be distributed to downstate victims of Hurricane Sandy that are still in need of some of the basic life ...read more
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The impact of Hurricane Sandy in the downstate area and New Jersey is still being felt and one local fire company is looking to help residents there. Watkins Glen Fire Chief Dominick Smith tells us it...read more
A 32 year old Schuyler County man has been found guilty of burglarizing several homes in Watkins Glen, Tyrone and Montour Falls.  Matthew Voorhees of Watkins Glen was convicted of three counts of...read more
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Another successful Fill the Bus campaign recently concluded for the Food Bank of the Southern Tier.  Here's the Food Bank's Missy Goetschius with the results....   [audio:FilltheBus12resul...read more
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Finger Lakes Zero Waste Coalition and Seneca Pure Waters Assocation have teamed up with the Sheriff's Department's in Yates, Schuyler and Ontario Counties to organize Prescription Drug Take Back event...read more
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The deadline for mandatory registration for this month's Household Hazardous Waste, Tire and Electronics Collection Day for Schuyler County residents has been extended thru Friday.  Cornell Coope...read more
State Police have released details of a motorcycle accident late Saturday night on the Dundee-Starkey Road that killed a 48 year old Starkey man.  Bryan Yarrington was operating a 1983 Honda mot...read more
A second arrest was made Tuesday in the shooting death last Thursday of a Schuyler County man.  25 year old Nathan Hand of Corning was arrested Tuesday morning.  Hand was the step-brother o...read more
Welcome spring with not one, but two, bake sales at Schuyler Hospital on Friday, April 6, 2012. Outside the Schuyler Hospital Auxiliary Gift Shop on the lower level of the Hospital, support the Auxil...read more
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New York egg farmer Kreher’s Fresh Farm Eggs, a third generation family owned business, made a unique donation to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier this week, 36-THOUSAND eggs.  The Food B...read more
A 28 year old Ithaca man, who serves as a Tompkins County legislator, has announced he will run for the proposed 23rd Congressional District seat, which, if approved, would include Seneca, Yates, Schu...read more
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It's not a mistake.  If you've seen a copy of this year's Watkins Glen and Schuyler County Travel Guide and thought to yourself it's out earlier this year, you're right.  The Chamber's Direc...read more
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The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a high wind warning for MONROE-WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-LIVINGSTON and ONTARIO- counties from 5pm this afternoon to 2 am Saturday. The National Weather...read more
More than 4-THOUSAND NYSEG customers in Yates County and about a hundred in Schuyler County were without power last night the result of a transformer fire in Dresden. Crews worked throughout the night...read more
Residents will be heading to the polls today to vote in the general election. In Yates County, Sheriff Ron Spike is being challenged by Deputy Ken Kamholtz. Ron Dailey is the only candidated listed ...read more
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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler will be holding a "Save Energy, Save Dollars" workshop Saturday at the Human Services Complex in Montour Falls.  Environmental Educator Jenna Hicks tel...read more
11 people were safely evacuated from a burning apartment home in Burdett early Wednesday morning by a passing Schuyler Ambulance team.  The fire on Route 79 was spotted at 3 a.m. by Jessica Con...read more
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Schuyler County Transit is celebrating its one year anniversary this month by offering riders an opportunity to better know what the Dial-A-Ride service is all about. County Mobility Manager Amber S...read more
Legislator - District 1 for Legislative District 1, Schuyler County (Vote for 1) Legislative District 1: reported: 2 of 2 100.00% Ballots: 148   Glenn R Larison (REP) ...read more
The New York State Department of Transportation announced that, weather permitting, on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, the first course of paving on state Route 226 will begin from the Steuben/Schuyler Count...read more
Not the coolest, but close.  The votes have been counted and the Schuyler County village of Watkins Glen is the second coolest small town in America according to www.budgettravel.com. The Trave...read more
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A unique annual meeting for the Schuyler County League of Women Voters is set for Wednesday in Watkins Glen. The League's President Marcia Kasprzyk tells us what will be taking place at the Harbor Hot...read more
A one car accident on County Road 19 in the town of Dix Saturday night killed one person. Very few details of the incident have been released by the Schuyler County Sheriff's Department. 24 year old ...read more
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Over the last several days, fire companies from throughout the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier have been called to extinguish various brush and grass fires. Schuyler County Director of Emergency Manage...read more
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Once again this year, the Food Bank of the Southern Tier is taking part in the Feinstein Foundation's one-MILLION dollar Challenge to fight hunger. The Food Bank's Missy Smith tells more about the Cha...read more
SCHUYLER COUNTY MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO POSSESSION OF CHEMICALS USED TO MANUFACTURE METHAMPHETAMINE   ROCHESTER, N.Y.-- U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr,. announced today that Joseph Baudendist...read more
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In a report recently released by investigative journalist Peter Mantius, he brings to light documents that were previously hidden from the public under confidentiality orders, that call into question ...read more
Schuyler County Sheriff William Yessman says a recently arrested Sergeant and jail administrator did not have access to the department's funds. This after Monterey fire chief and his wife are accused ...read more
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With his victory Tuesday, Congressman Tom Reed earned another 2 years in the House of Representatives. He took some time Wednesday to talk about his election opponent, Nate Shinagawa.[audio:Reeddayaft...read more
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Keyed by a big win in his home territory of Steuben County, U.S. Rep. Tom Reed appears to have won another two years in Congress. Reed the Republican from Corning, edged his challenger, Ithaca Demo...read more
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Schuyler County Administrator Timothy O'Hearn unveiled his proposed 2013 budget to county lawmakers this week. He says like neighboring Yates County, it's not pretty   [audio:PYMarinesite.MP3] ...read more
A 65 year old Watkins Glen man was killed after being involved in a motorcycle-car accident just after 5 Friday morning on South Franklin Street in the village.        ...read more
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With food banks and non-profits facing record requests for services, sourcing and providing protein is often a challenge. This past Friday, the Food Bank of the Southern Tier received a generous donat...read more
SCHUMER TO BRING EPA & ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICIALS TO FINGER LAKES REGION TO DEVELOP LONG-TERM PLAN TO PREVENT AND UPROOT HYDRILLA—INVASIVE SPECIES CANNOT SPREADBEYOND CAYUGA INLET   Schu...read more
PENN YAN -- A Yates County jury acquitted a Dundee man this week of all but two of the lesser misdemeanor charges he faced.  64-year-old Robert Wood was indicted last October on two violent felo...read more
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On Thursday, Schuyler County Emergency Management will be conducting a test of their emergency notification system. Coordinator Bill Kennedy tells us more.....   [audio:Schuyleremertest.mp3] &n...read more
Two firefighters were injured battling a barn fire in Schuyler County late Wednesday night.  Montour Falls, Watkins Glen, Beaver Dams, Odessa, and Town & Country fire departments were called...read more
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This weekend marks Schuyler County's commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Titanic.  John Pulos is putting together a 3 day event that begins Friday....[audio:Ttianicdinnerpt2.MP3]  ...read more
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The latest county-by-county health rankings for New York State from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation were recently released and for the third straight year Yates County finished 10th.  Yates Co...read more
In local election results from Tuesday, in the lone contested village race in Schuyler County incumbents Laurence Jaynes (45 votes) and Ruth Givin (39) defeated challenger Diane White (37) in the race...read more
Three people were arrested after Schuyler County Sheriff's Deputies, Watkins Glen Police and members of the Drug Enforcement Administration raided two apartments in the town of Dix Wednesday. The sear...read more
            The 18 year old Trumansburg man charged with brutally assaulting and stabbing his father last week waived his right to a preliminary...read more
Unemployment for our area increased slightly last month according to figures released Tuesday by the New York State Department of Labor.  In Schuyler County, the jobless rate increased a tenth ...read more
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We're all looking to save money on our energy and heating bills at home. Jenna Hicks with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County tells us the best way to conserve energy in your home is to...read more
When it comes to violent crime, Schuyler County is the safest county in the state. According to data released by the state, in 2010, just 10 violent crimes were reported in Schuyler County, whe...read more
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The RSVP program of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County offers adult women over the age of 50, that live in both Schuyler and Yates Counties, a weekly exercise program called "Bone Buil...read more
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August is National Immunization Awareness Month. Schuyler Hospital's Director of Community Relations Michelle Benjamin says its the perfect month to raise awareness. Michelle Benjamin ...[audio:Imm...read more
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They look like an old fashion mailbox. There is one in Schuyler County and two in  Seneca County.  Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero tells Finger Lakes News Radio he is seeking grant fundin...read more
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The recent opening weekend at Watkins Glen International helped out the Food Bank of the Southern Tier.  Here's Missy Goetschius, the Food Bank's Community & Public Relations Manager.  [...read more
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A group of Schuyler County business owners is kicking off a 10 day passport-themed event Wednesday called "Experience Schuyler."  Sue Knapp, owner of O'Susannah's Quilt Shop in Watkins Glen, tell...read more
A Schuyler County man has been charged with serving alcohol to minors at a party. Noel James is charged with criminal nuisance, along with endangering and unlawfully dealing with a child. He allegedl...read more
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It's been several weeks since that fire at the Schuyler County Shared Services Facility in Watkins Glen caused extensive damage.  The building houses several county and village of Watkins Glen de...read more
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The ARTS Experience, a festival celebrating inclusion and the arts, will begin its two week run Monday. Holly Baker, Director of Community Relations with the Arc of Schuyler, tells us more about the e...read more
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Some more details regarding the Yates and Schuyler County Legislatures voting Monday to apply for state funds for a study on sharing services and possibly even merging. Yates County Administrator Sara...read more
A  20 year old Watkins Glen man has been charged with promoting prison contraband. It's alleged that Stephen Benting the 3rd made a weapon while an inmate in the Schuyler County Jail. We are told...read more
A 42 year old Schuyler County man was one of the two people killed Thursday when a helicopter crashed near the Chemung River in the city of Corning. The helicopter, contracted by New York State Electr...read more
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It's Schuyler Hosptial's biggest annual fundraiser.  "November Splendor" will be held Friday night at the Harbor Hotel in Watkins Glen.  The Hospital's Community Relations Executive Director...read more
On Friday, Oct. 26, a congressional debate between the two candidates running for the 23rd District of New York will be held at 7 p.m. in Albright Auditorium on the campus of Hobart and William Smith ...read more
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This week, Southern Tier Hospice and Palliative Care, which has helped nearly 3-THOUSAND families in Schuyler, Steuben and Chemung Counties since 1981, underwent a name change.  The Agency's Pres...read more
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The Spirit of Schuyler is a non-profit volunteer organization that is dedicated to helping improve the quality of life in Schuyler County, helping people who are helping themselves.  Later this w...read more
The Schuyler County man that fired shots at passing law enforcement vehicles last October in Burdett was convicted of multiple felonies Tuesday, but found not guilty of the most serious charge he face...read more
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A permanent prescription medication drop box has been placed in the lobby of the Schuyler County Sheriff's Office on 10th Street in Watkins Glen.  Sheriff Bill Yessman [audio:YessmanRX.mp3] &nbs...read more
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The Village of Watkins Glen is working on what they are calling, a "Watkins Glen Roadmap."  It's a comprehensive plan for the Schuyler County village.  Mitch Paine is a student at Cornell Un...read more
Another pillar from the Schuyler County law enforcement community passed away this week.  Former District Attorney William Ellison died at his Watkins Glen home Wednesday.    &nbs...read more
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Last night, three propositions were passed by county lawmakers that will impose one-time or monthly fees on people sentenced to serve probation in Schuyler County as a way to replace lost state aid fo...read more
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The Schuyler Hospital Auxiliary recently made their 2011 year-end annual donation back to the Hospital.  The Hospital's Director of Community Relations is Michelle Benjamin....[audio:Auxillarydon...read more
The Schuyler County man hospitalized last Sunday following a hit-and-run accident just south of Watkins Glen died Friday from injuries suffered in that incident. 35 year-old Michael Delzell of Beaver ...read more
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The Schuyler County Office of Emergency Management is celebrating Fire Prevention Week by holding an Open House at the Odessa and Watkins Glen Fire Department's tonight at 6.  The county's Emer...read more
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For those taking part in Saturday's Motorcycle Fun run to benefit the Spirit of Schuyler, organizer Tony Vickio has an important message about registration for you at Watkins Glen International. To...read more
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A charity in Schuyler County that helps those that helps themselves is once again holding an annual popular fundraiser Saturday.  Tony Viccio  tells us more about the Spirit of Schuyler's an...read more
Students from the Watkins Glen High School's Model United Nations Class marched on Franklin Street in the Schuyler County village Wednesday night protesting Inergy's plans for a proposed industrial ga...read more
(GENEVA, NEW YORK)  The Seneca7, a 77.7-mile, seven-member team relay run around Seneca Lake, was contested Sunday, April 21, in Geneva, New York, and the winning team from 2011 and 2012 continue...read more
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The Rape Crisis of the Southern Tier, which has served Schuyler, Chemung and Steuben Counties since 1996, has changed its name. Their community affairs coordinator Sarah Blagg tells us the new name an...read more
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Opening day for trout and salmon fishing is Monday and Schuyler Outreach is making sure area fishers don't sit around with an empty stomach. Director Jessie Ketter explains. [audio:Fishermansbreakfast...read more
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That early Saturday morning fire at the Schuyler County Shared Services Facility in Watkins Glen displaced approximately 40 county and village workers. The building houses the county's soil and water ...read more
DEC crews will continue to work today to contain a spill of salt and diesel fuel that occurred when a tractor-trailer crashed into a Lamoka Lake tributary Tuesday night in the Town of Tyrone. The tra...read more
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It was a Facebook post made by Schuyler County Sheriff Bill Yessman last Friday that he didn't expect to garner this much attention. Yessman wrote about last week's passage of new gun control laws in ...read more
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In New York, the flu is already widespread. So far this year, 44 of the state’s 62 counties -- including Yates, Schuyler, Chemung and Steuben have confirmed cases of influenza. Sara Christensen ...read more
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The Schuyler County Firefighters Association has again teamed up with all of the fire departments in the county, along with Schuyler County Volunteer Ambulance Corps and Schuyler County Emergency Mana...read more
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A big endorsement has been received by Congressman Tom Reed in his bid for re-election.  [audio:Houghtonendorsement1.MP3]             &nbs...read more
At approximately 11:00 p.m. on October 11, 2012, an Ithaca Police Officer attempted to stop a stolen vehicle in the West Hill area of the City.  The driver fled the vehicle and a short foot chase...read more
Four men have been arrested in connection with a series of burglaries that occurred in Yates, Schuyler and Steuben Counties. 25 year old Andrew Griffin of Penn Yan, 24 year old Zachary Druker of Gene...read more
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Some news this week regarding the treasurer's post in Schuyler County.  Here's County Administrator Timothy O'Hearn to explain....[audio:SchuylerTreasurer.MP3]      &nbs...read more
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Eleven housing rehabilitation and community development projects have signed contracts with the state and are moving forward with the first stages of more than 3-MILLION dollars in awards from Governo...read more
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Three Steuben County men have been arrested in connection with a series of related daytime burglaries in Yates, Schuyler and Steuben Counties that have occurred over the past few months.  60 yea...read more
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Some Junior High school students might already know what they want to do when the graduate high school and college. For those that might want to enter the medical field, there's a 2 day camp this summ...read more
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Schuyler Steps Out - the free community walking program presented by Schuyler Hospital - is back for its 6th year, kicking off early next month. The Hospital's Director of Community Relations is Miche...read more
Gorham town officials said last night that a tentative permit for a dog breeding facility will be voided. Most of the 200 or so people at the meeting were opposed to the plan. Most of the 30-some sp...read more
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The Schuyler County Soil and Water Conservation District recently presented its 2011 Conservation Farmer of the Year Award to Lakewood Farms, owned by the Stamp family of Reading.  Elaine Dalrymp...read more
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  A prestigous award was bestowed this past Friday by the American Cancer Society to Schuyler Hosptial.  The Hospital's Director of Community Relations is Michelle Benjamin....[audio:ACSS...read more
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  Parmenter Incorporated, a tire and automotive business with locations in Odessa, Montour Falls and Geneva has made a 119-THOUSAND dollar donation to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. ...read more
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With school back in session for area kids today and Wednesday, Schuyler County Sheriff Bill Yessman offers these tips for those that will be boarding school buses once again ... Sheriff Yessman ...[a...read more
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More than 6-HUNDRED bicyclists will be making their way through Yates and Schuyler Counties today as part of the annual Bon-Ton Roulet. Matt Keymack is with the Cortland YMCA, which co-sponsors the ...read more
Jeremy Alderson's case in Tyrone Town Court has been delayed until after the New Year. A motion filed by Alderson's attorney for Tyrone Town Justice William Kennedy to remove himself from the case wa...read more
Two people have been arrested on methamphetamine related charges in Schuyler County.  58 year old Stephen Jakob, Senior of Watkins Glen and 25 year old Dawn Uber of Odessa, were each charged wit...read more
A search warrant was executed Tuesday by Schuyler County Sheriff's Deputies at the site of the Monday afternoon house fire where a man was burned. That search at the State Route 224 home in the town ...read more
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A dozen residents from Yates, Schuyler and Steuben Counties gathered at Pulteney Park in Hammondsport Monday night for a vigil to oppose strikes on Syria. Each resident, while holding a candle, spoke ...read more
A famous alum may join the fight to keep the Camp Monterey Shock Incarceration Facility open. Schuyler County legislator Philip Barnes told the Legislature Friday he's been talking to rapper 50 Cent a...read more
The investigation into a harassment complaint in Schuyler County led to the arrest of a Painted Post woman.  Naceya Armstrong has been charged with aggravated harassment after she allegedly thre...read more
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With the official start of summer just a few weeks away and schools just about ready to let out, Schuyler County Transit is offering a special deal for area kids.  Mobility Manager Amber Simmons ...read more
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The first weekend of June will likely be a busy one for Schuyler County Transit. Their mobility manager, Amber Simmons explains. [audio:freeshuttle.mp3][/audio]Simmons says Transit teaming with the fe...read more
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We have an update on the early Saturday morning fire that caused approximately one-MILLION dollars worth of damage at the Schuyler County Shared Services Building in Watkins Glen.  Watkins Glen F...read more
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People with Developmental Disabilities in New York are now being targeted by proposed budget cuts.  ARC of Schuyler Executive Director Jeannette Frank tells us more. [audio:disabilitycuts2.MP3] ...read more
A 47 year old Rock Stream man that was reported missing Thursday morning was found dead in the water of Glen Creek by search crews hours later.  A State Police helicopter, rescue dogs and close ...read more
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As children and their families get ready to head back to school, Schuyler Outreach will again be hosting a school supply and clothing giveaway Thursday night.  Here's Jessie Ketter [audio:outrea...read more
A mobile home fire early Sunday morning in Schuyler County hospitalized a Montour Falls woman. When firefighters arrived on scene shortly before 5 a.m. at the Rock Cabin Road lot, the mobile home was ...read more
A 38-year-old Schuyler County woman has been arrested after an alleged welfare scam netted her more than 17-THOUSAND dollars. Michele Sheesley of Hector was charged with 18 felonies for the alleged f...read more
Another meeting will be held in Montour Falls Wednesday to discuss redesigning Schuyler County's voting districts.  After problems emerged in last November's legislature elections, county lawmak...read more
RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean on 15 April 1912 after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York City. T...read more
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  The Federal Transportation Administration has awarded Schuyler County a grant worth more than 93-THOUSAND dollars. Transit Mobility Manager Amber Simmons tells us more about this Veterans Tr...read more
No vote was taken last night on the proposed Schuyler County budget for next year.  Legislator Doris Karius motioned for the vote to be held in December so lawmakers could go over a list of pos...read more
A 19 year old Watkins Glen man faces felony arson charges for allegedly tossing fireworks into a 1974 BMW parked on Second Street in the Schuyler County village. The car sustained minor damage. Blak...read more
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Approval from the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) on a draft environmental impact statement for a proposed underground liquid propane gas storage facility in Schuyler County will ...read more
A bill that will permanently authorize rifle hunting in Yates, Schuyler, Steuben and Chemung Counties has been approved by the state Legislature. Since 2008, rifle hunting has been allowed on a trial ...read more
A Schuyler County renewable energy project will share in part of a $191,000 dollar state grant awarded by New York. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the...read more
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Meeting in special session, the Schuyler County Legislature Wednesday unanimously approved a resolution urging Governor Andrew Cuomo to keep the Monterey Shock Incarceration Correctional Facility in t...read more
Reports of flooding are being called into local sheriff's office in Ontario and Wayne Counties.  The forecast is still calling for more rain through Friday.  The New York State Department of...read more
Update: Despite suffering serious injuries, a man involved in an accident Tuesday on State Route 13 in the town of Cayuta, at the intersection of Alpine Junction is expected to survive.  State ...read more
Watkins Glen, Montour Falls, Odessa, Burdett  Dundee, and 9 other fire companies were called to battle an early Saturday morning fire at the Schuyler County Shared Services Facility in Watkins Gl...read more
 Cindy Kimble, President of Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance, has announced the publication of the 2013 Finger Lakes Travel Guide.  The FLTA guide is the only tourism industry publication that ...read more
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Back in August, the Schuyler County Legislature voted on a local law that would eliminate the old three district legislative plan and phase in eight new districts over the course of three years.Today,...read more
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The state has approved a more than 49-THOUSAND dollar grant for the village of Watkins Glen to pay for a study regarding the possible consolid